Category Archives: Golden Retriever

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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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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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