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November is National Pet Diabetes Month

Does your dog exhibit any of the common symptoms for diabetes?

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Stabilizing the Stabilizer

Do you know why your dogs CCL function is so important? Find out why in this months health article!

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Cranberry Meyer Lemon Scones

Check out this great Cranberry Meyer Lemon Scone recipe! Quick and delicious!

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How Do You Say Hello?

Does your dog pee from excitement when they say hello to you? Find out why they do that in this months Ask Dr. Zeus!

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Adages

We all need a refresher or a reminder every now and then! Check out Glenda’s article about reminding yourself to remain consistent and balanced!

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Breaking The Code Of Dog & Human Genetics

Check out this fascinating article and how to breed responsibly for the future!

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Never Underestimate The Power Of A Retriever

Meet Tex and Gina and the incredible differences they are making through their therapy work!

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Golden Retriever Ichthyosis May Be Underdiagnosed Due to Seborrhea Similarity

Learn about the inherited congenital disorder Ichthyosis.Do you know about how golden retriever Ichthyosis is potentially underdiagnosed? Your retrievers scaling and dandruff may be something else entirely.

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Are You Afraid Of The Stairs?

Is your dog fearful of going up and down stairs? Find out why they may have this fear in this months Ask Dr. Zeus!

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Homemade Yogurt

Do you and your dogs love yogurt? Check out our quick and easy homemade yogurt recipe!

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Urban Training Or Urban Warfare

Do you train in an urban environment? Read all about Glenda’s successes and challenges when it comes to training outside of the field.

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Follower Of The Month: Brody

Meet Retriever Life’s featured follower for this month, Brody the Golden Retriever. You can read his heartfelt story here.

Health News

Stabilizing the Stabilizer

Stabilizing the Stabilizer

Do you know why your dogs CCL function is so important? Find out why in this months health article!

Breaking The Code Of Dog & Human Genetics

Breaking The Code Of Dog & Human Genetics

Check out this fascinating article and how to breed responsibly for the future!

Golden Retriever Ichthyosis May Be Underdiagnosed Due to Seborrhea Similarity

Golden Retriever Ichthyosis May Be Underdiagnosed Due to Seborrhea Similarity

Learn about the inherited congenital disorder Ichthyosis.Do you know about how golden retriever Ichthyosis is potentially underdiagnosed? Your retrievers scaling and dandruff may be something else entirely.

Early Diagnosis of Masticatory Muscle Myositis Is Needed for Treatment Success

Early Diagnosis of Masticatory Muscle Myositis Is Needed for Treatment Success

Did you know that MMM is an autoimmune disorder that affects jaw muscles?

Puppies

What Is A Breeder?

What Is A Breeder?

Breeders need to maintain very high ethical standards to preserve this special privilege.

All About The Crate

All About The Crate

Finding the perfect crate for you and your pup can mean the difference between success and failure in your house training efforts.

House Training 101

House Training 101

House training is one of the most important things you can do for your puppy.

From Puppy To Hunter

From Puppy To Hunter

In his new DVD, Bill Hillman uses touch as the language of praise for training a puppy.

Good Eats

Cranberry Meyer Lemon Scones

Cranberry Meyer Lemon Scones

Check out this great Cranberry Meyer Lemon Scone recipe! Quick and delicious!

Homemade Yogurt

Homemade Yogurt

Do you and your dogs love yogurt? Check out our quick and easy homemade yogurt recipe!

Salmon Chowder

Salmon Chowder

Check out this super tasty and easy to make salmon chowder recipe!

Blueberry Boy Bait

Blueberry Boy Bait

Check out our fun and easy recipe for Blueberry Boy Bait! It’s a great way to utilize the fresh fruit this season!

Ask Dr. Zeus

How Do You Say Hello?

How Do You Say Hello?

Does your dog pee from excitement when they say hello to you? Find out why they do that in this months Ask Dr. Zeus!

Are You Afraid Of The Stairs?

Are You Afraid Of The Stairs?

Is your dog fearful of going up and down stairs? Find out why they may have this fear in this months Ask Dr. Zeus!

Am I Going Blind?

Am I Going Blind?

Ever wonder if your dog has a blind spot? Or if they are near or far sighted? Find out in this months Ask Dr. Zeus!

Why Do I Tear Apart My Bed?

Why Do I Tear Apart My Bed?

Ever wonder why your dog destroys their bed for settling down for a good nights sleep? Well find out in this months Ask Dr. Zeus!

Books

Weekends With Daisy

Weekends With Daisy

Learn about Sharron’s experiences as a weekend puppy raiser for the NEADs service dog program.

Dogology: What Your Relations With Your Dog Reveals About You

Dogology: What Your Relations With Your Dog Reveals About You

This fun and interactive book highlights how our behavior around dogs illustrates key personality traits about ourselves.

In A Dog’s Heart

In A Dog’s Heart

In a Dog’s Heart (written by Jennifer Arnold) is a fascinating book that teaches dog owner’s how to understand their pets through a “wants and needs” perspective.

Dog On It

Dog On It

Looking for a new canine series to read? Check out the Bernie and Chet mysteries!

Something To Bark About

November is National Pet Diabetes Month

November is National Pet Diabetes Month

Does your dog exhibit any of the common symptoms for diabetes?

Five Flea Facts

Five Flea Facts

The cat flea (Ctenocephalides felis) is the primary flea that infests dogs. The dog flea (Ctenocephalides canis) is rarely the cause of infestations in North America. Both the cat and dog flea can spread the tapeworm Dipylidium caninum. Female fleas can consume up to 15 times their weight in blood and must feed before reproducing. […]

Dogs Are Our Link To Paradise

Dogs Are Our Link To Paradise

“Dogs are our link to paradise.  They don’t know evil or jealousy or discontent.  To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring – it was peace.” ~Milan Kundera

What Every Boy Needs

What Every Boy Needs

“Every boy should have two things: a dog, and a mother willing to let him have one” ~ Anonymous

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| February 8, 2011 | 2 Comments

This month Dr. Zeus makes crate time and alone time a little bit easier to handle.

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The Beat Goes On!

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| January 17, 2012 | 13 Comments

A couple of Chesapeakes known as the 2 Brown Dawgs fill us in on the benefits of training year round.

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What’s In A Title – Hunt

What’s In A Title – Hunt

| June 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

Have you ever wanted to know what it takes to earn an AKC/NAHRA Hunt Test title?

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Canine Economics

Canine Economics

| July 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

“The time to save is now. When a dog gets a bone, he doesn’t go out and make a down payment on a bigger bone. He buries the one he’s got. ~Will Rogers

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Retriever Hunt Training – May 3, 2012

| May 4, 2012 | 3 Comments

What a day! Pouring rain and retriever hunt training! It was a soggy but productive day of hunt training today! Everyone had lots of fun!

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