Golden Retrievers Once upon a Time.....there was a dog
Links to our favorite sites.
Health and Longevity
If you care about keeping your Golden healthy and living as long as possible this is worth reading ~ and following the reccomendations.
Spay/ neuter reading
Important reading for puppy owners. A puppy must NOT be spayed or neutered until it is at least 14 months, regardless of sex. It's for the health of the dog and there is a lot of evidence that support this.
Evergreen Golden Retriever Club
Local Seattle area Golden Retriever Breed Club. I am a full voting member of our the Evergreen GR Club participating in club activities and volunteering and chairing club sponsored events.
GR Pigmentary Uveitis
Only an ophthalmologist can detect PU. Get your Golden checked yearly after about 4 years of age.
Recent study done at UC Davis regarding Taurine Deficiency in Goldens from feeding grain free food. Dogs have been diagnosed with Dilated Cardiomyopathy which can be a severe health concern and worst cases can lead to death !!! Be aware !!!