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Featured Follower: Martin & Miguel

Meet Augusts Featured Followers Martin the Golden Retriever and Miguel!

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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.

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A Golden Touch

Read all about Chuck and his golden retriever Rikki and the incredible power service dogs can have in changing peoples day, and lives.

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Early Diagnosis of Masticatory Muscle Myositis Is Needed for Treatment Success

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

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Judges Are People Too: Lori Bentine

Get to know what other “pets” Lori has …

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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!

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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!

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Follower Of The Month: Koda & Makai

Meet this months Featured Followers Koda and Makai!

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The Balance Beam

What do you think of when you refer to balance in your Golden?

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Why am I so stinky?

Ever wonder why your dog stinks but you can’t pinpoint the smell? Well find out by reading this months Dr. Zeus!

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Why I’ve Had A Change Of Heart About Spaying And Neutering

Read this fascinating article by Dr. Karen Becker and her change of heart towards when to or whether to spay or neuter your dog.

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Know Your Retriever

Your retriever is your companion and vice versa. Read all about how they became the way they are today.

Health News

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?

Why I’ve Had A Change Of Heart About Spaying And Neutering

Why I’ve Had A Change Of Heart About Spaying And Neutering

Read this fascinating article by Dr. Karen Becker and her change of heart towards when to or whether to spay or neuter your dog.

Eye Exams & Genetic Testing Help Breeders Reduce Blindness in Labrador Retrievers

Eye Exams & Genetic Testing Help Breeders Reduce Blindness in Labrador Retrievers

Breeders who take advantage of genetic testing and annual eye examinations are helping to prevent eye diseases in Labrador Retrievers.

Is Pet Insurance Right For You?

Is Pet Insurance Right For You?

My Experience Pets of all shapes and sizes have surrounded my entire life and I must admit that I have never had insurance for any of them, until recently. My family and I have always paid out of pocket for our animals’ medical needs, even the emergencies. But this is not always the most effective […]

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

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!

Honey Oatmeal Dog Cookies

Honey Oatmeal Dog Cookies

Here is a quick, easy, and healthy dog cookie recipe for you and you furry companion!

Pheasant Made Easy

Pheasant Made Easy

After a long day of upland hunting with your favorite retriever, this is a great way to make a pheasant pâté appetizer!

Pumpkin Peanut Butter Dog Treats

Pumpkin Peanut Butter Dog Treats

These pumpkin peanut butter dog treats are perfect for the fall.

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!

Why am I so stinky?

Why am I so stinky?

Ever wonder why your dog stinks but you can’t pinpoint the smell? Well find out by reading this months Dr. Zeus!

Why We Roll In Stinky Things?!

Why We Roll In Stinky Things?!

Ever wonder why your dogs rolls in rotten and smelly things? Find out why!

The Case Against Plush Squeaky Toys

The Case Against Plush Squeaky Toys

My Yellow Labrador, Parker, is recovering from surgery as a result of swallowing a squeaky toy! Let this be a warning unto you!

Books

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!

Attitude Is Everything

Attitude Is Everything

The importance of having the right mental approach and attitude when working with your dog.

Something To Bark About

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

Chesapeakes represent!

Chesapeakes represent!

The Chesapeake Bay Retriever is Maryland’s state dog and also the mascot for UMBC (University of Maryland, Baltimore County).

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