Author: Golden Meadows

Health + Wellness

Understanding Skin Disorders That Affect Dogs

  If you are a dog owner, then it is an excellent idea to learn about the skin disorders that can affect particular breeds in order to provide proper treatment. The skin issues of dogs can manifest only on an animal’s sensitive tissues, or you might notice changes to the

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Dog Parents

3 Questions to Ask Before Getting a Puppy

Adding a puppy to your family is exciting, and a loyal dog can enrich your life by providing opportunities for recreation as well as companionship. Yet, it is important to make sure that the puppy you choose will fit into your lifestyle. As you consider getting a puppy, here are

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Dog Parents

Watching Your Dog and Child Grow up Together

  One of the most rewarding feelings is watching a dog and a child grow up together. They’re the perfect pair for a variety of reasons. The dog loves having someone around that shares their energy and sense of play. Children love having a furry best friend that also teaches

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Health + Wellness

Common Allergies in Dogs

Allergies in dogs have become more common in recent years, and as a dog owner it is important to recognize allergy symptoms and their causes so that you can take care of them the best way possible. While allergies can be inherited, other common causes include fleas, environmental allergens, and

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Does My Dog Suffer from Canine Separation Anxiety?

Most dogs prefer that their humans stay home with them. They want to cuddle with you, love you, and they want to be near you at all times. Who can blame them? Dogs are typically very affectionate creatures, and being away from you can make them sad. While most dogs

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Understanding Dogs

Decoding Your Puppy’s Body Language

Inviting a puppy into your life is a momentous event! If you’re unfamiliar with canine body language, it can also be confusing. Below is a head-to-tail translation of what your puppy may convey. Although your dog may be female, to facilitate this overview, we’ll refer to your pup as male.

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Dog Parents

Questions to Ask Before You Bring Home a New Puppy

It’s been medically and scientifically proven that dog owners tend to live, on average, longer than those who do not own dogs throughout their lives. If that is not the best reason around for getting a new puppy of your own, there is no good reason. However, not everyone is

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Dog Parents

The Benefits of Children Growing Up with Dogs

  Getting a dog is a very exciting time for everyone in your family. Having a loyal companion who is always ecstatic to be in your presence will bring your family a lot of laughter and love over the years. They also provide a myriad of benefits to the kids in

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Golden Retrievers

Golden Retrievers: Breed History & Information

  Golden Retrievers gain their name from their ability to retrieve game for hunters. The Golden Retriever was originally bred in Scotland to assist in wildfowl hunting. They were developed by Dudley Marjoribanks, the Baron of Tweedmouth, in order to create the perfect dog that would hunt well on both

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Health + Wellness

Basics of Heartworm Disease in Dogs

Heartworm disease is a serious and life-threatening disease for pets in the United States and around the world. It is caused by foot-long worms that reside in the heart, lungs and associated blood vessels of affected pets, causing heart failure, severe lung disease and other organ damage. Heartworm disease can

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