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10 tips on how to get rid of golden retriever odor

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Its something that we all hate to admit but our lovely little or big friends can sometimes wind up really smelly. The good news is that it’s not always your fault if you find that your retriever is stinky, as they naturally have more of an odor than other breeds. But not all is lost as you can still maintain this …

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How long do golden retrievers live? (Lifespan & Health)

In HEALTH by Rachael Summers1 Comment

Over the last decade, it’s been reported that Golden retrievers are living less and less long. With a heavily reduced lifespan and everything changes for the worse, I decided to do some digging and find out why this is happening and what we can do to change it. You can now expect a Golden retriever to live for an average …

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My story of an overweight golden retriever puppy

In HEALTH by Rachael Summers1 Comment

Obesity is one of the biggest health problems our dogs face today. Dogs have mastered the art of begging and tugging at our heart-strings to win a little snack when we’re eating. And many owners like me give in too easily and too often while thinking that they’re showing love and affection. But all these extra snacks cause a dog …

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Is dog eye infection home remedy a good option?

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If your anything like me then you may be looking for a home remedy for your dog’s eye treatment instead of another expensive trip to the vets. Trying to find the best treatment can be a pain in the butt and also very heavy on the purse too. I decided to take a different approach when I was faced with …

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Why do golden retrievers smell?

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The question that I keep seeming to find spread across the internet is if golden retrievers smell? So in this article, I will be sharing the answer to this question and explaining the different reasons behind each answer. Hey Rachael here, I’m the proud parent to a 2-year-old Golden Retriever (Bella). She’s been a part of the family from just …

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Puppy with bowed front legs: Dog Deformity Explained

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It’s a very unpleasant sight to see a puppy with bowed front legs. And even more unpleasant to know that they may not walk. Unfortunately, this is still something that you may come across on very rare occasions. And this seems to be more common in some breeds than others. There are many different ways that a deformity can occur in a dog’s …

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Should I give my dog Lepto vaccine?

In HEALTH by Rachael Summers2 Comments

Recently I have seen a big outbreak on Twitter about the lepto vaccine. So I’m sitting here asking myself “should I give my dog lepto vaccine”, If so, what are the risks involved. I also saw a lot of others asking about this in the forum I am currently a member of. There are so many people looking for answers on this, …

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How to make a dog comfortable with hip dysplasia

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You may come to a point of where you notice discomfort in your dog whilst he (or she) undertakes basic tasks. As unfortunate as it may seem, you may find that your dog could be suffering from canine hip dysplasia. Whilst this can be a terrifying experience, you can manage this problem by taking the right steps. One of the …

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11 Lessons from Golden retriever ACL surgery recovery

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You may be wondering exactly what Golden retriever ACL surgery recovery?. Well, let me explain in this post as well as provide you information on how to handle recovery in the event of your pup going through this. What is ACL? Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction This is when there has been damage to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in the knee area of a …

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Golden retriever vomiting and diarrhea & How to fix it

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It can surely be a terrible sight to see a golden retriever vomiting and diarrhea episode. It certainly wasn’t a pleasant experience for me and my dog, but today I’m going to share exactly how you can fix this problem if you find that your dog is sick like this too. The first part and I would say the most …