Breeders who take advantage of genetic testing and annual eye examinations are helping to prevent eye diseases in Labrador Retrievers.
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 […]
Does your dog suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder? Learn more about some simple solutions for S.A.D.
Got an itch that’s embarrassing to scratch? Dr. Zeus explores some options to seek relief.
Breeders need to maintain very high ethical standards to preserve this special privilege.
Finding the perfect crate for you and your pup can mean the difference between success and failure in your house training efforts.
House training is one of the most important things you can do for your puppy.
In his new DVD, Bill Hillman uses touch as the language of praise for training a puppy.
Here is a quick, easy, and healthy dog cookie recipe for you and you furry companion!
After a long day of upland hunting with your favorite retriever, this is a great way to make a pheasant pâté appetizer!
These pumpkin peanut butter dog treats are perfect for the fall.
Jill Scully shares her recipe for homemade savory dog treats! Our dogs love these treats so check them out!
My Yellow Labrador, Parker, is recovering from surgery as a result of swallowing a squeaky toy! Let this be a warning unto you!
Dr. Zeus gives grooming advice on how to achieve a champion coat.
Ever wonder what life was like before the internet? Dr. Zeus gives us a dog’s perspective.
Sneaking food or “counter surfing” is one of the easiest problems to solve. People simply should not leave food where the dog can get it!
The importance of having the right mental approach and attitude when working with your dog.
The Scent of the Missing is a well-written, engaging book that not only highlights the relationships of dogs with people, things and other dogs, but also …
Before I was offered the wonderful opportunity to work for Retriever Life I was a graduating college student hankering for her very own dog. As my senior year came to a close I had been on my parent’s case about getting a dog. Since my childhood dog Chance, a yellow Labrador, had passed away our […]
Pukka: the Pup After Merle is a very well done “sequel” to Merle’s Door, which I did a review of earlier.
“One dog barks at something, the rest bark at him.” -Chinese Proverb
“No one appreciates the very special genius of your conversation as much as the dog does.”- Christopher Morley
“Nobody can fully understand the meaning of love unless he is owned by a dog” -Gene Hill
Golden Retriever Property Laws 1. If I like it, it’s mine. 2. If I saw it first, it’s mine. 3. If I can take it from you, it’s mine 4. If I had it a little while ago, it’s mine. 5. If you are playing with something and you put it down, it automatically becomes […]
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Woohoo! All of the photos are up! Check out my pictures from the 2011 Summer Rainier Hunting Retriever Club Hunt Test held at Pepper’s Training Grounds in Carnation, WA.