Author: Golden Meadows

Health + Wellness

How to Spot Signs of Anxiety in Dogs

Just as humans sometimes feel stressed or anxious, their four-legged friends often experience similar feelings. Those feelings may be triggered when you leave them alone in the house for a long time, when you enclose them in a cage, when you put them next to a particular toy or by

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Popular Sporting Dog Breeds

Originally bred for hunting, Sporting dog breeds are athletic, energetic, and friendly. If properly cared for and exercised, they can make wonderful pets, outdoor companions, and hunting partners. If you are considering looking considering  Sporting dog breeds, it is important to consider whether one of these dogs would be a

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Health + Wellness

How Much Exercise Does My Dog Need?

With today’s busy lifestyle, it is easy to forget that your dog needs exercise. The good news is that most dog owners are typically more active than non-owners, but you may still need to provide more than just a walk in the morning and evening for your four-legged companion. That

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Canine Companions

The Rights of Service Dogs

A service dog and its owner has certain rights. You may have a pet that provides therapeutic aid, but a service animal is much different. Understand how your dog qualifies under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) so that you know how to protect your rights. How to Legally Qualify

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Golden Retrievers

Top 5 Qualities of Golden Retrievers

The Golden Retriever is in the top four most popular breeds of dogs. Sometimes referred to as the Golden, they were originally bred to retrieve waterfowl. They became famous after winning the first field trial for Retrievers in 1904. In 1925, the American Kennel Club registered the first Golden Retriever.

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Dog Parents

How To Choose The Perfect Name for Your Puppy

Naming your new dog is not a decision to be taken lightly. After all, dogs are meant to be part of the family for a long time to come. Some people know exactly what they want to name their dog before they even bring it home, but others have a

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The Importance of Ethically Bred Golden Retrievers

Golden Retrievers are consistently one of the most popular dogs in the United States, and for many various good reasons.  Not only are these animals beautiful, but their fierce loyalty and sweet demeanor make them easy to train and excellent companions for the young, old, and everyone in between.  If

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Dog Parents

Understanding the AKC Puppy Registration Process

Do you understand what AKC registration means? Learn more about what to expect when you’re looking for an AKC Golden Retriever puppy by understanding the registration process. AKC stands for The American Kennel Club, which is a registry body that tracks the lineage of dogs in a variety of different

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Sporting Dogs

Talk Your Sporting Dog Breeder About Proper Training

Caring for a hunting and sporting dog is much different than taking care of other breeds. A gun dog is bred to work and requires a good deal of exercise to keep them occupied. They need a job to keep them from getting bored. However, this does not have to

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Health + Wellness

5 Tips to Help Decrease Your Dog’s Separation Anxiety

It is always enjoyable to come home to a warm welcome. However, if that welcome is accompanied by chewed shoes, soiled carpet and neighbor complaints of excessive howling, you might be facing a case of dog separation anxiety. Here are 5 tips that can help to sooth your dog’s anxiety woes.

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