Author: Golden Meadows

Safety Tips + Advice

Swimming Safety Tips for Dogs

The dog days of summer are here! It’s time for you and your favorite pooch (pooches?) to head outdoors and love the weather. Wherever you’re from – north, south, east or west – swimming is one of the most popular American summer pastimes for canines and humans alike. Most dogs

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Why Do Golden Retrievers Smile?

People tend to believe Golden Retrievers are a happy breed because of their calm disposition, high energy and ability to smile. Golden Retrievers are more expressive with their feelings and facial expressions than some other dogs. If you own a Golden Retriever or have ever interacted with one, you’ve probably

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Why Do Golden Retriever Noses Change Color?

Golden Retrievers’ noses change color for various reasons. The cause for a black nose turning pink can be seasonal changes, aging and sometimes medical conditions. The color of a dog’s nose depends on the breed and genetics. Dogs may naturally have black, pink or liver-colored noses. They also sometimes have

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Health + Wellness

Helping Your Dog Fight Seasonal Allergies

Dogs are resilient creatures. Despite not always feeling top-notch, most won’t show signs of illness or discomfort until their symptoms have significantly progressed. While seasonal allergies don’t typically cause dogs harm, they can be just as uncomfortable as they are for us. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to

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Golden Retrievers

Choosing a Family Pet: Benefits of Golden Retrievers for Children

Golden Retrievers are great dogs and they bring much joy to any household that embraces them.  This extremely exceptional breed of dog is intelligent, gentle, kind and loyal.  Additionally, these dogs are sweet, happy and very playful.  With the right training, they can be easily housebroken and keeping them around

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How Long Do Golden Retrievers Sleep?

Golden Retrievers are known for their calm and loyal nature, and they are a popular family pet. If you own a Golden Retriever puppy, you may notice they are sleeping almost as much as they play during the day. Watching a Golden Retriever sleeping is one of the most adorable

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When Do Golden Retrievers Lose Their Baby Teeth

Golden Retriever puppies are full of energy, and with that comes their desire to bite and chew everything with their razor-sharp teeth. You may be wondering when your new best friend will stop biting everything in sight, but they usually won’t. Goldens are natural-born chewers. However, you can teach them

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Wet vs. Dry Dog Food

Should you feed your dog wet or dry food? Dog owners have been asking this for years, and it’s a question we hear often from people adopting Golden Retrievers. Pet owners care deeply for their animals, and they want to give them the best nutrition possible based on the latest

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Sporting Dogs

Best All-Around Gun Dogs: The Vizsla

Gun dogs are those bred and kept for the purpose of hunting. A hunting dog can come from numerous breeds, but most of them fit into one of three categories — retrievers, pointers and flushers. If you are looking to acquire a pup for this purpose, there are four kinds

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How Long Are Golden Retriever’s Pregnant?

You know how long a human pregnancy lasts — it takes nine months for the baby to gestate. It’s natural to wonder how that compares to your favorite animal, the Golden Retriever. How long is a Golden Retriever pregnant? If you have a pregnant dog, knowing when the babies will

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