“Perhaps one central reason for loving dogs is that they take us away from this obsession with ourselves. When our thoughts start to go in circles, and we seem unable to break away, wondering what horrible event the future holds for us, the dog opens a window into the delight of the moment.” ―Jeffrey Moussaieff […]
How much to do you know about cleft palate defects in retrievers? Find out how research is unveiling ways to reduce the chance of it in future generations.
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.
Did you know that MMM is an autoimmune disorder that affects jaw muscles?
Read this fascinating article by Dr. Karen Becker and her change of heart towards when to or whether to spay or neuter your dog.
CCL Disease and Elbow Dysplasia are two things that affect our retrievers. Learn more about them in this article from Purina.
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 […]
Is your active dog at risk for cranial cruciate ligament disorders or elbow dysplasia?
February is National Pet Dental Health Month. Just like in humans, dental health is part of providing a great quality of life for our Retrievers. There are a number of ways to keep your retriever’s teeth healthy. Brushing is one great way to do it but it takes training for both the dog and the […]