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What does it mean to be a Foster?
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What does it mean to be a Foster?

• Be a “helping hand” in a rescue dog’s journey to a better life. • Help “house-a-tize” a rescue dog who may have gone stir crazy in a kennel; provide a transitional home environment for the well-being of the dog. • Help assess a Golden for more successful “forever home” placement. • Be able to...

March 24, 2020August 21, 2020In Blog
Cost of Dog Ownership – What you should know
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Cost of Dog Ownership – What you should know

Why does it matter what it costs to own a dog? After all, we love our pets and we would not put a price on their health and happiness. Despite that, the cost of owning a dog is an extremely important consideration. Thousands of dogs are put to sleep each year or end up in...

March 24, 2020August 21, 2020In Blog, Tips
What you need to know about pets & hot weather
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What you need to know about pets & hot weather

With summer officially underway, many parts of the country have already gotten a preview of the hot weather to come. The ASPCA would like to remind you that dogs and cats can suffer from the same problems that humans do—overheating, dehydration and even sunburn—when the mercury rises. By taking these simple precautions from ASPCA experts,...

March 24, 2020August 21, 2020In Blog
Common Poisons that dogs ingest
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Common Poisons that dogs ingest

The following is a PARTIAL list of the toxins that you need to keep out of your pet’s reach.  Ibuprofen (e.g. Advil, Motrin) – In dogs, this medication can cause stomach and kidney problems & even impact the nervous system, causing symptoms such as depression and seizures. If you drop a pill, find it immediately!...

March 17, 2020August 21, 2020In Blog
Golden Retrievers – The History and Care
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Golden Retrievers – The History and Care

The Golden Retriever originated in the 1800s in the Scottish Highlands. The Golden Retriever was bred as a hunting dog to retrieve waterfowl, such as ducks and other game birds. It was the union of the yellow Wavy- coated Retriever and the Tweed Water Spaniel that produce what is now known as the Golden Retriever. ...

March 17, 2020March 24, 2020In Blog
Dogs, Swimming and Pool Safety
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Dogs, Swimming and Pool Safety

You Must Teach Your Dog How to Get Out of Your Pool!! Most dogs can swim naturally. It’s in their genes. Dogs DO NOT AUTOMATICALLY KNOW, however, how to get out of a pool. You have to teach your dog how to get out of your pool in order to prevent him from drowning! There...

February 23, 2020March 17, 2020In Blog