Health – Golden Hearts

Golden Retriever vs. German Shepherd: 17 Factors To Help You Choose

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Trying to decide between a golden retriever and a German shepherd? That’s a great (and tough) decision to make because you really can’t go wrong with either of these dogs. However, they each have their strengths and weaknesses and chances are, one is better for you and your family’s needs than the other. So to … Read more Golden Retriever vs. German Shepherd: 17 Factors To Help You Choose

Meet The Oldest Golden Retriever: 20-Year-Old Augie

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At 20 years old, Augie is the oldest golden retriever in history! There are many accounts of 17 or 18-year-old goldens, and even a few stories about 19-year-old goldens, but Augie is the first golden retriever to ever reach the big two-oh. In this article, we’ll dive into Augie’s story a little bit more, cover … Read more Meet The Oldest Golden Retriever: 20-Year-Old Augie

15 Golden Retriever Pros And Cons (Plus Some Bonus Facts)

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Getting a golden retriever is a big commitment, so to help you make the right choice, we made this list of pros and cons for you. Yes, we do love golden retrievers here (this is a golden retriever blog, after all), but golden retrievers are definitely not for everyone. The worst thing that you could … Read more 15 Golden Retriever Pros And Cons (Plus Some Bonus Facts)

The Truth About Short-Haired Golden Retrievers

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Looking to get a short-haired golden retriever? Well, you might be looking for a long time… Technically, short-haired golden retrievers do not exist, however, some goldens do have shorter hair than others. In this article, we’ll dive into the truth about short-haired golden retrievers, how to manage golden retriever shedding, some different types of goldens, … Read more The Truth About Short-Haired Golden Retrievers

Common Golden Retriever Health Issues (And How To Prevent Them)

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If you’re thinking about getting a golden retriever, or you already have one, it’s good to be aware of common health issues that they might experience. I’ve gone through many of these health problems with my golden retriever, Oliver, so I know how scary it can be when something is wrong. Thankfully, there are lots … Read more Common Golden Retriever Health Issues (And How To Prevent Them)

Mini Golden Retrievers: The Complete Guide (Pros, Cons & Differences)

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What are mini golden retrievers? Are they just like golden retrievers with the same loving temperament, just miniature-sized? Are they actually healthier? Do they shed less? Are they even golden retrievers? In this post, we’ll break down everything you need to about these mini adorable dogs. Let’s dive in! What Is A Mini Golden Retriever? … Read more Mini Golden Retrievers: The Complete Guide (Pros, Cons & Differences)

How To Groom Your Golden Retriever (To Keep Them Healthy & Beautiful)

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In this post, you’re going to learn exactly how (and how often) to groom your golden retriever. Goldens have beautiful golden coats, which do require some work to take care of, but grooming them isn’t as bad as many people make it out to be. Grooming your golden retriever should include taking care of their … Read more How To Groom Your Golden Retriever (To Keep Them Healthy & Beautiful)

Best Food For Adult Golden Retrievers (And What Not To Feed Them)

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In this post, I’m going to share with you how to choose the best food for your adult golden retriever. Since their diet can have huge implications on their health, it’s important that you choose a high-quality dog food. But with all of the options and opinions out there, how do you choose which one? … Read more Best Food For Adult Golden Retrievers (And What Not To Feed Them)

The Complete Guide To Golden Retrievers (Puppies, Price, Facts, Shedding & More)

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Are you thinking about getting a golden retriever? Or do you already have one? This guide will show you everything you need to know about them, from how big they get, to how to choose a breeder, to how to train your puppy, to what to feed your golden retriever and everything in between. You’ll … Read more The Complete Guide To Golden Retrievers (Puppies, Price, Facts, Shedding & More)