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Jim Wright
"Jim Wright is a freelancer who has previously written about fish, snakes, lizards, and hedgehogs. He is delighted to now shift his focus and share his experiences raising his perpetual puppy, Stitch the Black Lab (and a cantankerous old German Shepherd named Lucy). Jim lives east of Toronto, where he writes and designs marketing material for small businesses. He can be reached at"
Identifying and dealing with allergies written beside a golden retriever scratching sat on grass

Identifying and Dealing With Allergies

Anyone who has ever tried to self-diagnose a medical condition using the internet has discovered how many conditions show the same symptoms. Figuring out why your dog is scratching incessantly can be just as frustrating. Is it dry skin? Is it fleas? Or is it a sign that your Golden has developed an allergy to something? Some studies suggest that ...

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A golden retriever puppy lying with head resting on empty food bowl

The Best Puppy Food For Golden Retrievers

There are many things that impact the health of your puppy, some controllable, some not. One major contributing factor is nutrition. In fact, proper nutrition can impact nearly every aspect of your puppy’s health. Luckily, this is something you have total control over. (Though many a Golden has served himself from the trash!) Finding the right kind of food for ...

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