Author: Golden Meadows

Training + Obedience

How to Successfully Train Service Dogs

Dogs that are trained to assist individuals who have mental and physical impairments must go through a rigorous training schedule that sets them apart from other pets. For trainers who are willing to do the work, the reward is a well behaved dog that is accepted by the public. An

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Safety Tips + Advice

Summer Safety Tips for Dogs

It’s summertime, and the livin’ is easy. You and your dog are looking forward to warmer weather that gets you up and moving, heading out into the world to adventure, sniff, and pee on every tree you come across. Whether you’re headed to the beach or just relaxing on an

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Dog Parents

Ways Dogs Can Improve Your Health

While many people know that dogs help pet owners feel better mentally by providing companionship and unconditional love, there is convincing evidence that dogs actually improve your health. If you have been considering dog ownership, consider it doctor’s orders in order to increase your health. It is easy to see

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Canine Companions

How Dogs Can Help Children with Autism

While most people are aware of the benefits that service dogs provide for those with physical impairments, many do not realize that assistance dogs can also be trained to provide emotional support. Children with autism face challenges that most of us do not understand, and a well-trained dog can help

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Health + Wellness

Tips for Protecting Your Dog from Toxic Ingredients

All dogs love food — even food that is not good for them. Many a dog owner can recount a story or two about their mischievous canine getting into a roast, a cake or evenfruit that has been left on the kitchen counter. While this act in itself is benign,

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Activities + Adventures

Dog Friendly Spaces & Places

Dogs are man’s best friend and more and more pet owners want to bring them along when traveling and dining out. To accommodate demand and attract patrons, numerous hotels, restaurants and other establishments now welcome canines and are bending over backwards to accommodate their every need and be dog friendly.

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Training + Obedience

Enviable Qualities of Well-Mannered Vizslas

Many prospective pet parents consider the beautiful Vizsla for its stunning golden-red coat and for its gentle, affectionate demeanor. These sensitive dogs are muscular, fast, and graceful. They are often chosen as hunting dogs because they have energy and endurance. There may be some reasons to hesitate, however. This affectionate breed is often

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Training + Obedience

Guiding Principles for Proper Dog Training

For many dog lovers like you, the thought of life without a four-legged companion may feel very sad and empty, but life with an untrained pooch might be equally unwelcome. A misbehaving puppy can cause mayhem and chaos in your home and can take away from the undeniable benefits that

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Best Dog Breeds to Make Part of Your Family

Whether you are getting ready to welcome a new bundle of joy or have already done so and are now in search of an addition of the four-legged variety, a new dog can bring a young family a lot of joy. A new pet is also a big responsibility, however,

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