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Weekends With Daisy

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

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Overcoming Fear

Margot and Dudley, a flat coated retriever, help children overcome their fears.

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Judges Are People Too: Linda Bednarski

Find out how Judge Bednarski feels about her singing and dancing!

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Nurturing Natural Ability

An interesting read by Paul Sletten about developing and nurturing your retrievers natural talents.

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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!

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Salmon Chowder

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

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Training In An Urban Environment

Where do you train with your dog in the urban setting?! Read about all the interesting places where Glenda has trained in the urban setting.

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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

Learn more about Lori and find out what other “pets” she has …

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

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!

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!

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!

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 Rotten Things?!

Why We Roll In Rotten Things?!

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

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

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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“Properly trained, a man can be dog’s best friend.” -Corey Ford

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Dangerous Foods for Dogs

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| June 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Wood, while not poisonous, is not highly recommended.   Labrador retrievers and golden retrievers had the dubious distinction of being among the top 10 dog breeds accounting for the most calls to the Pet Poison helpline in 2011. Could it be their curiosity and love of food that got them there? We all enjoy sharing […]

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Are Your Dogs Pleased With What You Do?

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My dog is usually pleased with what I do, because she is not infected with the concept of what I “should” be doing.~Lonzo Idolswine

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This book shares a month-by-month view of where your puppy is likely at in terms of development and what types of activities you should be doing …

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Warren G. Magnuson Park

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About Off-Leash Area If you’re a user of Seattle’s off leash areas, please take a minute and tell us what minor improvements would make your favorite site more user-friendly. We don’t have a lot of money, but there are some small projects we can do. The Magnuson Dog Off-Leash Area (OLA) is located in the […]

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