Health & Nutrition

In this corner, you’ll find some answers to your questions about health issues, nutritional needs, the best treats and dog foods available on the market, and more for your Golden Retriever! We gather our information from reliable sources to ensure accuracy.

Check out our articles about dog's Health and Nutrition.

Hot Spots and Your Dog

You’re just sitting there watching TV when you suddenly hear your dog licking and licking a lot. You look over at him...
10/30/2020

Hot Spots and Your Dog

How to Treat Tear Staining in Dogs

We have all seen dogs with dark, gross, smelly lines on their faces. These dark-reddish lines typically run from the...
10/08/2020

How to Treat Tear Staining in Dogs

Dental Care for your Golden Retriever

Golden Retrievers are awesome dogs! Their soft coat, happy outlook on life, and friendly personality all make Golden...
10/06/2020

Dental Care for your Golden Retriever

Using Diet To Help Beat and Prevent Cancer

Golden Retrievers are awesome dogs! They make wonderful companions and great family dogs. But did you know that this...
09/29/2020

Using Diet To Help Beat and Prevent Cancer

Probiotics and your Golden Retriever

Did you know that your dog (and you!) are covered inside and out with a layer of microorganisms? I know what your...
09/04/2020

Probiotics for dogs and your Golden Retriever

How To Support Your Golden’s Heart Health

The Golden Retriever is susceptible to a few different heart conditions. This makes it very important to know how you...
08/10/2020

How To Support Your Golden’s Heart Health

Foods To Feed Your Golden As Preventative Medicine

At times you might say “well, there is no guarantee that my Golden will get cancer, have heart issues, develop...
07/22/2020

Foods To Feed Your Golden As Preventative Medicine

An Introduction to Raw Feeding for Dogs

What Is Raw Feeding? A raw diet is a diet that consists of raw meats, raw bone, raw organs, and sometimes veggies or...
06/29/2020

An Introduction to Raw Feeding for Dogs

Hypothyroidism in Golden Retrievers

Hypothyroidism is a disease that can affect many different breeds of dog. However, it is very common in Golden...
06/22/2020

Hypothyroidism in Golden Retrievers

Von Willebrand Disease

What Is von Willebrand Disease? Von Willebrand’s Disease or vWD, is a hereditary disease, that is a deficiency in...
05/19/2020

Von Willebrand Disease

CoronaVirus and Your Dog

What Is Coronavirus? News of Coronavirus is everywhere, but what is it really? Coronavirus is a large family of...
04/04/2020

CoronaVirus and Your Dog - covid-19

How to Clean a Dog’s Ears

You've seen your dog shaking his head and scratching at his ear. When you look at your dog's ear you see just a bit of...
03/30/2020

How to Clean a Dog’s Ears

Why are Dogs' Noses Wet?

There's nothing like waking up to your dog's cold, wet nose sniffing your eye, right? Is that just me? Anyway, dogs...
03/16/2020

Why are dogs' noses wet?

Natural Ways to Repel Fleas

We all know what fleas are. Hateful little blood-sucking insects. There are lots of conventional methods to prevent...
02/23/2020

Natural Ways to Repel Fleas

How To Support Your Dog's Joint Health

Joints are wonderful things, they help your dog move, jump, chase, and have fun. But sometimes joints are painful. This...
02/02/2020

Golden Retriever Joint health

Natural Treatments for Fatty Tumors in Dogs

What Are Fatty Tumors in Dogs? Fatty tumors are called lipomas. Lipo meaning fat. These are an encapsulated...
01/20/2020

Natural Treatments for Fatty Tumors and lipomas in Dogs