Golden Health

News and insights concerning the health and care of golden retrievers.

What If There Were No Veterinarians?

What If There Were No Veterinarians?

At SEVA GRREAT, we take the health and well-being of our dogs very seriously, and our relationships with our veterinary partners is a crucial part of our work. We are incredibly fortunate to have access to amazing expertise, coupled with boundless compassion in our veterinarians and in all the members of the veterinary teams with whom we work. This skill and talent ranges from the front desk staff all the way to the veterinary techs, assistants, and kennel attendants. We could not be more...

Fireworks, thunder, and other scary noises

Fireworks, thunder, and other scary noises

I am sure many of you are looking forward to celebrating the upcoming holiday, even though it may be different than in other years. But for all the opportunities that holidays provide, whatever the circumstances, for many dog owners the 4th of July is one to be feared. Of all the challenges we...

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Don’t Shave that Golden!

Don’t Shave that Golden!

The temperatures are soaring, and we humans are running for pools, iced drinks, or whatever else brings us relief from the heat. Surely your fluffball golden must be miserable under all that fur! Time for the “summer cut” and let’s get rid of that extra hair so the poor thing can cool off, right?...

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Dilated Cardiomyopathy – heart disease and diet link?

Dilated Cardiomyopathy – heart disease and diet link?

Recent news about a possible link between diet and a particular form of heart disease has drawn more attention to a longstanding problem in our beloved goldens.  Social media has been loaded recently with mention of grain free diets being bad for the canine heart and warnings to stop feeding diets...

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Foster Dog Medical Care Veterinarians

Cooke Vet Medical Center
1520 Volvo Parkway
Chesapeake, VA 23320

(757) 547-9421

Midlothian Animal Clinic
14411 Sommerville Ct.,
Midlothian, VA 23113
(804) 794-2099

Quioccasin Vet Hospital

9218 Quioccasin Rd
Richmond, VA 23229

(804) 741-3200

Scott’s Addition Animal Hospital
3201 West Broad St.
Richmond, VA 23230
(804) 551-0519

Anderson’s Corner
8391 Richmond Rd,
Toano, VA 23168

(757) 566-2224

Bay Beach Veterinary Hospital
4340 Virginia Beach Blvd,
Virginia Beach, VA 23452
(757) 340-3913

Godspeed Animal Care
102 Tewning Rd,
Williamsburg, Virginia 23188
(757) 253-0656

York Veterinary Hospital
4628 George Washington Hwy
Yorktown, VA 23692

(757) 898-3700

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