Routine Combing for Dogs and Healthy Coats

Routine Combing for Dogs and Healthy Coats We have explored the benefits of providing regular coat grooming and the importance of understanding how to care for your dog’s coat during shedding season (click here to review our previous article). A holistic view of grooming (diet, exercise, not over bathing, and routine brushing/combing) is essential to ensure […]

Training Playtime

Training, socialization, and positive experiences can all be incorporated into a puppy’s training playtime. Playtime is an important part of your puppy’s routine. It is important to be mindful of the training tips even while playing. Playtime is a great time to show consistency in positive training. Socialization skills she has learned will begin to […]

Gradually Switch to Life’s Abundance Dog Food

I have had many questions about the Life Abundance Dog food in reply to my “What Are You Feeding Your Pet?” post. The number one question is how do I switch? Gradually Switch to Life’s Abundance Dog Food I recommend you gradually switch whenever changing any dog food. Here the recommended guideline to ensure a smooth […]

Are Dog Treats Just Bribery?

WARNING for English Cream Golden Retriever Dog Owners: Are Dog Treats Just Bribery? People use treats when they train their dog, especially their English Cream Golden Retriever, to behave in a particular way or with a particular response. Some people think this is bribery and others think it is rewarding their behavior. Are Dog Treats […]

Latchkey Dog Day Care and Boarding

Top Questions to Ask About Safe Dog Boarding Services There may be times when the family isn’t able to take the family pet with them during a holiday or when the day’s activities keep family members away at unusually long intervals. When your pet needs daycare or overnight boarding services be sure to ask these […]

English Cream Golden Retriever Language

We are painfully aware sometimes that the communication we want, need, and really do require to keep our pets happy does not happen in human words. We use human words to speak to them but they cannot reciprocate with human words. There’s only one option: you’ve got to learn to speak their language, be that […]

Service Dogs Selection Training and Communication

The difference between a service dog and a companion dog is primarily training. A companion dog can potentially have only a basic training background. He or she will have a natural ability to be a companion, friend, and help with small daily tasks. A service dog will have specialized training for the job he or […]

Dr Sarah Door Darting

Door darting is common if your dog has an adventurous spirit and often takes you on a game of chase, while you are trying to get to work or an appointment. This video Dr Sarah Door Darting includes tips to help you to keep your pet safe despite her motivation for door darting. Dr Sarah […]

Should You Shave Your Golden Retriever?

Each summer I receive many emails from families asking about “shaving” their Golden Retriever. Should you shave your golden? I did some research and found there is a risk of changing their coat when shaving them. It could either grow back thicker or not grow back properly at all. This is due to the double-coat […]