Author Archives: Just Love Goldens

Keeping Your Dog Safe and Calm on July 4th

“…and the rocket’s red glare, the bombs bursting in air…” I love the Fourth of July, watching a fireworks display lighting up the dark sky.  However, my golden retrievers do not react the same way. Sadie is pragmatic; she just … Continue reading

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American Beagle Outfitters

Christmas is over and the long, gloomy days of winter are stretching before us.  If you were fortunate to get a gift card from your relatives for the mall or American Eagle, why not spend the money on an outfit … Continue reading

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Do Dogs See and Hunt Ghosts?

I visited St. Augustine, one of the most haunted cities in the world.  It is a beautiful coastal town with lovely architecture, especially the old homes.  While I was there, I HAD to go on one of the many ghost … Continue reading

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¬Is Your Dog Cool? Keeping Pets Safe in the Heat

  Every summer we see news headlines of humans who leave their dogs in a hot car and the animal perishes from heat stroke. Some people take their dogs in the car when running errands, thinking it will only “take … Continue reading

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Celebrate Earth Day with your Dog

What can you “doo” to celebrate Earth Day with your pooch? Minimize your carbon pawprint with these easy tips: Join the Poop Brigade. Cleaning up after your pet is a no-brainer to help the Earth (and your back yard!). Don’t … Continue reading

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Pet Poison Prevention – The Poisonous Toad

Seriously – toads dangerous?  Unfortunately the answer is yes.  A friend’s greyhound came into contact with a toad in Florida; luckily Diablo was treated promptly and the outcome was good.  However, quick action on your part is vital.    Does … Continue reading

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What Makes a Successful Spay/Neuter Program?

“No other disease or condition of companion animals takes as many lives as euthanasia. In fact, no other disease comes close.” ~Janet M. Scarlett, DVM, Ph.D, Cornell University. February is Spay/Neuter Month We’ve all heard public service announcements, read articles … Continue reading

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Dogs Deserve Better: Have a Heart for Chained Dogs Week

“For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.”  –  Nelson Mandela Does the sight of a chained dog break your heart?  Unfortunately … Continue reading

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Change a Pet’s Life Day (and Change Your Life Too!)

Change a Pet’s Life Day (and Change Your Life Too!) “Change a Pet’s Life Day” is January 24, 2014.  It is a day devoted to encouraging animal adoption and spreading awareness of animal welfare issues. There are many things you … Continue reading

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Do Dogs Have Human Emotions?

Are Dogs Like People?  As golden retriever lovers, we instinctively know our dogs are actually furry people.   However, recent studies finally back up our theory. In the past, researchers relied on observation to give us an idea what is inside … Continue reading

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