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Golden Retrievers: Breed Spotlight Video

July 28, 2016
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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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Is a Golden Retriever the Right Breed for You?

March 3, 2016

When choosing a canine companion for yourself or your family, it is important to think about what you are really wanting out of a pet. Each dog breed offers a variety of characteristics, such as differing energy levels and grooming needs. Will you have the time and money to properly care for a dog? Certified breeders will expect new owners to be able to provide high-quality food and care. Without following their care instructions, this […]

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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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VIDEO: Golden Retrievers Freak Out Over Christmas Tree

December 16, 2015
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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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VIDEO: Golden Retriever Puppy Battles Untrustworthy Doorstop

November 25, 2015

In case you haven’t heard, Gracie’s the toughest 9-week-old Golden Retriever puppy in town! Now, if she can ONLY get that stubborn doorstop to hold still to give it a piece of her mind. She bares her tiny puppy teeth in an act of intimidation, but majorly fails because the effect is just too adorable to be scary. We wish Gracie the best of luck on her quest to conquer that wicked doorstop! Enjoy and happy watching!  

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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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VIDEO: Golden Retriever Puppy Gets a Lesson on How to Use a Slide

August 13, 2015

Sometimes, trying new things can be a little scary! Perhaps a little encouragement or pull (literally) in the right direction is all you need? And the video below displays an excellent example of that! YouTuber Emily O’Brien filmed her nine-year-old Golden Retriever, Lilly, helping her two-year-old Golden Retriever puppy foster sister, Layla, go down a slide. Clearly both a cute and vital life lesson (kinda) learned. Enjoy and happy watching!

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