News and insights concerning the health and care of golden retrievers.
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
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...
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?...
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...
“Stop scratching!!” Common causes of itching and what to do about them
"Stop Scratching!" If you own a golden retriever, odds are really good you’ve said that at least a few times, as if the dog could obey this like a "Sit" or "Shake" command. Rather than being just an irritating behavior, though, scratching is a signal that something is not right, something that...
Titers or vaccinations? (Or, is your dog really “due” for vaccinations?)
Be forewarned, this is a long entry, but I want you to have sufficient information to be an informed partner in decision making with your vet about what is best for your dog. While I hope you will take the time to read this so you understand the current recommendations, I have provided a summary...
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