Hip dysplasia in Golden Retrievers is a genetic disorder, an inherited instability of the dog’s joints which is common in the breed.
The Golden Retriever was first developed in Scotland, the original breeding being a cross between a male yellow-colored Retriever with a Tweed Water Spaniel female dog.
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Some variations exist between the British type Golden Retrievers prevalent throughout Europe and …
Hip dysplasia in large and older dogs is medically referred to as Canine Hip Dysplasia (CHD) and is a common disease in large breeds and older dogs. But it can also affect dogs of any age and breed, although it’s rarer in small breeds.
Hip dysplasia is genetically transmitted from a dog’s parents or grandparents, but because multiple genes are …
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Arthritis is one of the oldest diseases known to mankind. Surprisingly, science has shown that dinosaurs also had arthritis and there is evidence that early humans had the same chronic aches and pains. So it’s understandable that dogs can develop arthritis also. In fact, arthritis is a common disease affecting man’s best friend.
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Were there dogs at the first Thanksgiving held by the pilgrims in the New World in 1621? Did they hunt down and retrieve the turkeys? Did they make friends with the Indians?
The American Kennel Club says that it is very likely there were dogs helping celebrate the first Thanksgiving.
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It turns out that pilgrims weren’t the only passengers onboard the …