Author: Golden Meadows

Health + Wellness

Puppy Vaccination Overview & Recommendations

When is the best time for a puppy vaccination? What vaccines should you get? That depends heavily on the laws of your state, but there are still some standard puppy immunizations. Additionally, most puppies begin receiving vaccinations at 6 to 8 weeks of age with regular boosters in the following

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Health + Wellness

The ABCs of Kennel Cough

Kennel cough is a respiratory infection that spreads easily among dogs, so it is commonly seen in training classes, boarding facilities, at dog parks, and other places canines gather. There are more cases of it in the warmer months when pets are enjoying the weather and outdoor activities. Although it

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Dog Parents

Living with Dogs and Allergies

Do you love your dogs but have pesky allergies? Do not worry! You can have your cake and eat it too as long as you make a few preparations. Dog allergens are particularly sticky and remain potent for weeks. Before you go rushing to the doctor for shots, try these

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Health + Wellness

Top 6 Warning Signs of Canine Cancer

When it comes to canine cancer, survival and effective treatment depend on catching the disease early. Look out for these top six warning signs to keep your pet healthy. Weight and/or Appetite Loss The only reason your dog should loose weight is because you put them on a diet or

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Canine Companions

How Therapy Dogs Help Autistic Children

Dogs have long been known as the perfect companion, providing unconditional love and gentle kindness. It is also common knowledge that dogs are beneficial in helping with disabilities and health conditions. Research has been promising in the beneficial assistance that therapy dogs provide to children with autism, a brain disorder

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Training + Obedience

Puppy Socialization Training Guide

Adopting a new puppy into your family is always exciting, yet that adorable little ball of fluff will need some training to curb those nips and jumps. Before you begin training, it is important to understand that puppies are born with a natural curiosity that allows them to learn about

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Training + Obedience

What to Remember When Using Positive Training Techniques

Everyone talks about how cute a puppy is. If you are a puppy owner, you know that a puppy can also be quite unruly. You need to train a puppy, so they turn into a good dog. It can be really hard to stay positive. Sometimes when your puppy gets

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Health + Wellness

Do Not Feed Your Dog This!

Most people have heard that feeding chocolate to a dog is bad, but there are actually several foods that can harm your pet. Ironically, most of them are those that humans consider to be healthy. However, what is good for you is not necessarily good for your canine. Certain Fruits

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6 Aspects of Grooming Your Dog

Grooming your dog, or any pet, is really important. It helps them stay healthy. For example, when you brush their fur you are preventing mats in some breeds; removing hair and dirt; and ensuring that their coats are healthy and shiny. Grooming does not simply entail brushing your pet’s fur

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