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Crate Training

Training your puppy to use a crate it’s essential if your Golden Retriever is going to live inside the house. When a puppy is crate trained properly, he or she will consider the crate as a “den” and go there automatically when they are tired or want to be alone. A few basic rules of thumb: A crate should never…

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All About Golden Retrievers

History: Golden Retrievers have become one of the most popular dog breeds in the United States. Because of this, there are a lot of theories about how they were developed. For many years it was generally accepted that Goldens were direct descendants of some Russian circus dogs purchased by a member of the English gentry. Pleased with their skills as…

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My Golden Has Allergies: What Should I Do?

By Helen T. Redlus Allergy problems and Golden Retrievers seem to go hand-in-hand. So if you think your beloved dog is suffering from allergies, you came to the right place. First things first, let’s talk about what are the symptoms of allergies in dogs. While every dog is different, these may be signs of an allergic reaction: Hives Sneezing Runny…

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Top Reasons to Own a Golden Retriever

The Golden Retriever is the third most popular dog in the United States. For many people, the golden retriever is more or less the quintessential dog. When they think of dogs at all, they think of golden retrievers. When people decide to settle down in the suburbs with their picket fences and families, the dogs that people will usually imagine…

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What Is Hip Dysplasia In Dogs?

Hip dysplasia or CHD, means “badly formed hip”. But in order to understand this complex problem, it is first necessary to understand the anatomy of the canine hip. This ball and socket joint consists of two basic parts – the acetabulum and the femur. The femur, or thigh bone, consists of the head (the ball) and the neck (the part…

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