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Before Getting A Dog With Your Partner Ask Yourself These Questions

September 15, 2016

  If you and your love share a passion for pups, then you may be considering taking the leap to co-parenting your very own mutt. This can be both a relationship bonding experience or a messy train wreck depending on how the two of you are doing. Getting a dog is a lot like having a child, you are completely responsible for them and they rely on you for everything. On the bright side, dogs […]

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Most Popular Dog Breeds in America

March 23, 2016

For three consecutive years, the three most popular dog breeds in America have remained the same. The second ranked German Shepherd is flanked by Retrievers, with Golden in third place and Labrador in the number one spot. Bulldogs come in fourth, with Beagles rounding out the top five. The rankings from the American Kennel Club are based on registration of dogs with the organization. The most popular breeds tend to be large, friendly dogs with […]

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Golden Retriever Health & Care Information

March 8, 2016

All breeds of dogs come with their own types of issues. For example, most large canine breeds tend to have problems with arthritis and hip dysplasia as they age. It is important to research these common health concerns before getting a dog of any breed. One of the most popular breeds of dog is the loyal, intelligent, and loving Golden Retriever. While it is considered the best choice for a family dog, it is not […]

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Golden Retrievers: What You Should Know

January 12, 2016

Golden Retrievers are one of the most popular dog breeds in America. They were originally used to retrieve game for hunters, but the breed is now being used quite often as therapy and assistance dogs, as well as family pets. One of the main reasons as to why Golden Retrievers are so popular as pets is their friendly nature. They are affectionate towards their owners without being overprotective. They also get along well with other […]

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Golden Retrievers: Breed History & Information

December 14, 2015

Golden Retrievers gain their name from their ability to retrieve game for hunters. The Golden Retriever was originally bred in Scotland to assist in wildfowl hunting. They were developed by Dudley Marjoribanks, the Baron of Tweedmouth, in order to create the perfect dog that would hunt well on both land and water. In 1865, a tweed water spaniel was bred with a generic yellow retrieving dog, and their first litter became the basis for Marjoribanks’ […]

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Weight Loss Tips for Golden Retrievers

October 28, 2015

According to recent studies, 40% of the dogs in the United States are obese. Obesity is defined as being 20% over their ideal weight. The average weight for a Golden Retriever is 70 pounds. Therefore, 84 pound Golden is considered obese. With a normal weight, they will live 10 -13 years. But obesity shortens the life span to 8.5 – 11.5 years. Here are some helpful weight loss tips that will give your friend a […]

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The Importance of Ethically Bred Golden Retrievers

January 6, 2015

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 you have decided to bring a Golden Retriever into your home, it is important to choose your breeder carefully.  While there are many conscientious breeders […]

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Understanding the AKC Puppy Registration Process

December 30, 2014

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 breeds. If a dog is presented as AKC-registerable, you will get papers from the breeder that allow you to register your puppy. Be wary if […]

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Golden Retriever Puppies Make an Excellent Addition to Any Home

December 8, 2014

Every loving family needs a dog to match, and Golden Retriever puppies make excellent family dogs and addition to any home. Golden Retrievers are characteristically sweet in temperament, and fiercely loyal, in addition to being highly intelligent animals. This makes things like obedience and house training a breeze, especially when compared to other breeds. Because of their inherent characteristics, Golden Retrievers are an incredibly popular pet, ranking as one of the top dog breeds in […]

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Golden Retriever Puppies Are Simply Irresistible

November 26, 2014

Golden Retrievers are among the most affectionate of dogs, and there is something about the beseeching look in their eyes that has captured the hearts of dog owners for generations. It is no wonder that children, and adults for that matter, tend to fall in love when they encounter a Golden Retriever puppy. Who can resist, or would want to resist, this breed’s oversized, their wriggling tails, soft fur, and the bundle of friendly energy […]

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