Category: News

This Golden Retriever Is a Serial Leg-Hugger

Aww. If you still have doubts about golden retrievers’ affectionate nature, this adorable goldie will hopefully finally convince you. Meet Louboutina, or Loubie, a golden retriever from New York who has one peculiar hobby: hugging her owner’s legs. Her affectionate antics made her an instant celebrity, now garnering …

Happy Day: Abandoned Golden Retriever Rescued

Authorities were prompted about an abandoned golden retriever alone for over a month in his owner’s apartment in Oregon. According to the Daily Mail, the four-month old puppy was found all by himself in the apartment of his owner who has gone home to China. The puppy was underweight …

A Golden Retriever Is the Valentine’s Date at a Children’s Hospital

February may have already passed, but we are still feeling the love especially after learning about this adorable golden retriever. Elsa is a 2-year-old golden retriever working as a full-time therapy dog for Texas Children’s Hospital. Her main job is to help patients heal as they go through …

Golden Retriever Dies After Flying

Dog owners are rallying behind Kathleen Considine whose golden retriever dies after putting him on a plane. Kathleen has flown Jacob from Detroit to Portland via United Airlines. However, due to miscalculations, it was found that his carrier did not fit on the second plane. He was put …

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 …

A Golden Retriever and Her Interesting Bedtime Routine

A golden retriever named Mojito has an amusing pattern of choosing one particular toy every night as her bedtime buddy. Mojito’s owner, Kim Downie, said that her dog’s routine of carrying a particular toy upstairs started about a year and a half ago, and from there, they started …

Harlow, the Remarkable Service Golden Retriever Dog

The 15-month old golden retriever named Harlow has been going around the internet especially on Instagram and Youtube because of her remarkable abilities. This extraordinary pup can get house keys, get her own leash, tidy up laundry, take a water bottle from the fridge, close the dishwasher and …

Pregnant Golden Retriever poses for a Maternity Photoshoot

A pregnant golden retriever named Chanel took the internet by storm when her handler, Kennedy Sorensen, posted her maternity photos on Twitter. The twitter post was posted on October 1 and the 5-year-old Chanel was pregnant with her first puppies. Along with her photo was LeeRoy, the handsome …

Online Scammer uses Golden Retriever Puppies to Attract Buyers

Kijiji, Canada’s most popular free, local classifieds site are hitting the headlines because of an online scammer who uses golden retriever puppies. Strathcona County RCMP have been getting complaints from Kijiji buyers that a woman has been posting a “for sale” ad for golden retriever puppies. The woman …

Golden Retriever and Other Dog Breeds are Trained to Smell Lung Cancer

Six dog classes including golden retriever, giant schnauzer, german shepherd, labrador, havanese, and large munsterlander are being trained for six months by the Austrian and German researchers to detect lung cancer by sniffling breath samples from 122 test volunteers. Recent study at the Journal of Breath Research about …

Help Find the Stolen Golden Retriever

A 3-month-old stolen golden retriever puppy named “Dorie” was taken away from the service-dog-in-training facility in Milton, Georgia between the sunset of Sept. 3 and the sunrise of Sept. 4. Dorie had been training at Milton-based Canine Assistants, a nonprofitmaking training facility for service dogs. Canine Assistants founder …

Golden Retriever Therapy Dog Help Rape Victims Heal

A golden retriever named Lily is a certified therapy dog that comforts rape and sexual assault victims recover from their traumatic experiences. Lily is working at the Rape Crisis Center in Milford, Connecticut. Since she started working at the center, she’s been helping the victims feel at ease …