Couple days ago a fellow reader contacted me through the contacts page and requested an post featuring the benefits of having a dog, specifically focused on health benefits where dogs often help preventing or recovering from some human health problem.
When I read it, I thought to myself simply writing a plain simple text numbering a few of them and mail them back, but after giving it another thought, I decided to write such post for all to read and hopefully learn a thing or two by the end of it. However I won’t just focus on health benefits, I hope to be a bit more broad and include other kinds of benefits.
Moving on, dogs do bring a lot of benefits and some disadvantages to whomever has them. I don’t wish to compound the advantages versus disadvantages discussion as I believe it to be subjective to each dog and owner, therefore let us move on into what are the benefits of having a dog: Continue reading
We, human beings, have over the course of time developed a digestive system that is capable of handling and digesting a wide variety of foods. As time passed by, we became increasingly more creative with our food, we created new foods, new combinations of food and new supplements to enhance the experience and pleasure of eating. However not all our foods are good to our dogs and because of this there are some foods you should not feed your dog, since they will cause him harm.
The majority of dogs love food and are specially attracted to what they see people eat, and although sharing a small bit of your food with them is fine and kinda nice, you should take caution of which foods you should not feed your dog.
In order to stop golden retriever whining, first you need to understand it. Whining is a natural behavior common to any dog and any breed, more frequent and easily triggered during puppy hood, becoming less and less frequent as the dog grows into adulthood.
There a number of reasons that can and often do trigger whining behaviors, these reasons aren’t dependent on a particular breed, gender or age, they simply cause a dog to whine, same way someone cries whenever it feels pain or is in distress. Dog’s will whine when scared, hurt, upset, anxious, excited, bored, when craving for attention, food, water and some of them even when they need to go outside.
Although being a central aspect of a dog’s health and significant portion of his life, sleeping is often an overlooked element when raising a golden retriever. Many owners experience problems when it comes to their golden retriever’s sleeping habits, we will teach you a few golden retriever sleeping tips to handle these problems.
Because golden retrievers are friendly and a very people focused breed, this makes them very enthusiastic about looking, licking, kissing and jumping onto people. This usually isn’t motivated by aggressive or dominant behavior, but instead it is part of their friendly temperament. First you will need to identify the causes that motivate your golden retriever to jump onto people, only them you can tackle this behavior and effectively stop golden retriever jumping.