Author: Golden Meadows

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Weimaraner vs Vizsla

Although Weimaraners and vizslas are both incredible hunting dogs of aristocratic origin and share some common characteristics, they can vary in coat color, size, personality and temperament. Some people find the only way to distinguish the two breeds at first glance is by their noses. While vizslas have a self-colored

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The Best Hypoallergenic Dog Breeds

Owning a dog can be a true gift — dogs provide undying emotional support, love and laughs. They’ll be there for you through anything and will inspire you with their resilience. However, one downside of these four-legged friends is that they can shed — an issue for those of us

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Are There Different Types of Golden Retrievers?

If you’ve ever wondered if there were different types of golden retrievers, you’re not alone. The short answer is yes. Golden retrievers can vary by the color of their coat as well as by “type.” Although the answer can be nuanced, we’ve simplified common golden retriever types based on these

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Is It OK to Leave a Puppy Alone While at Work?

Leaving your puppy at home while you go to work is not easy. Luckily, a combination of paid help and planning can go a long way in making sure your puppy is well taken care of when you’re away. Although it’s not recommended to leave your puppy alone for an

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How to Potty Train a Puppy When You Work

Do you work full time and worry you may not have time to potty train your puppy? If so, you’re not alone. The good news is, potty training your puppy is more than doable and can be done even if you’re away from home all day! All it takes is

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Why Are Golden Retrievers So Happy & Friendly?

There’s a reason why the family-friendly golden retriever is so popular. Golden retrievers are everything you could ask for in a pet — friendly, happy, loyal, fun-loving, intelligent and caring. These pets bring laughter to anyone and everyone and seldom get angry. What’s not to love? We’ve put together a

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Why Do Dogs Eat Poop?

Why is my dog eating poop all of a sudden? If you’re a dog owner pondering this question, you’re not alone. Stool eating, also know as coprophagy, is actually quite normal behavior for a puppy. Adult female dogs may eat the feces of her puppies to protect the litter from

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Why Do Dogs Eat Dirt? 

As a pet owner, you may have seen your dog eating some pretty weird things. Most dogs eat dirt out of boredom or curiosity. Other times, dogs may ingest soil because they simply like the taste or sensation. However, if you find your pet eating dirt compulsively, something more serious

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Why Golden Retrievers Put Their Paw on You

If you’ve ever innocently sat on your couch or bed and had your dog put their paw on you, you know what true love feels like. But why does your Golden Retriever put their paw on you? There are numerous reasons why your Golden Retriever might put a paw in

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Why Golden Retrievers Are So Loyal

If you’ve ever owned or interacted with a Golden Retriever, you know they make incredible pets. In addition to being friendly, great with kids and beautiful looking, Golden Retrievers are also incredibly loyal. There’s nothing your Golden Retriever wouldn’t do for you, and you can expect that loyalty to extend

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