Common Golden Retriever Health Problems You Should Watch Out For

Golden retrievers are a favorite breed for most dog owners. They are friendly, highly intelligent, eager to please, and very trainable. Generally, they are also healthy. However, because of careless breeding in the past, this breed has developed certain genetic disorders and is prone to some health problems. …

Introducing a New Puppy to an Adult Golden Retriever

One of Golden Retriever’s adorable personality is their being friendly, which makes it easier for owners to introduce another puppy into the family, however there are no assurances that your Golden will instantly find the new pup as cute as you do. At first, Goldens will deal with …

Causes, Signs and Treatment of Arthritis in Golden Retrievers

Arthritis basically means swelling or soreness of the joints. It is one of the most common illnesses of middle-aged to most senior Golden Retrievers, but, even the younger dogs can undergo arthritic changes under some medical conditions. In a Golden’s joint or in any dogs per se, bone …

18 rescued Golden Retrievers from Turkey need ‘forever homes’

Golden Retriever Rescue of the Rockies (GRRR) once again, for the 3rd time, rescued Golden Retrievers. 18 Golden Retrievers were flown to Denver last week from Turkey, as part of a rescue operation of the GRRR team headed by their Executive Director, Kevin Shipley. The Golden Retriever dogs, …

Meet the “Golden Retriever Man” and his 13 “Golden Friends”

A 56-year-old man named Şenol Özbakan has been living in an old minibus and has been looking after homeless and abandoned golden retrievers. Şenol, aslo known as “Şenol Captain in Bodrum” has just 5 golden retrievers last year, but now, he has 13 “golden children” to take care …

Compulsive Behavior in Golden Retrievers

Compulsive behavior in canines is classified by a repetitive, irresistible impulse to do actions, somewhat inflexible series of activities or engagements that doesn’t appear to have any purpose, but he’s bound to do it anyhow. A Golden Retriever who shows compulsive behavior will continually make one or more …

Brotherly Love or Not!

A golden retriever named Chayen loves to run a bath with his hosepipe. One day, his owner Kra Phera from Thailand recorded him while running a bath with a hosepipe in mouth, however, his ponderous brother named Basil suddenly came into the spotlight. While Chayen was sitting up …

How to Stop Snoring in Golden Retrievers

Anything that inhales and takes a nap can snore. Snoring or wheezing is the sound created by an impediment in the nasal entry or nostrils that prompts to airway contraction. Golden Retrievers snore for various reasons, however, before you attempt to stop the wheezing, it is important to …