Pet of the Week: 1-month-old Labrador retriever mix named Lucy
Sorry, your browser doesn't support Flash, needs a Flash update, or has Flash disabled. Pet of the Week: 1-month-old Labrador retriever mix named Lucy. Our Pet of the Week on Tuesday, Oct. 13, is a 1-month-old female Labrador retriever mix named Lucy.

labradorretriever – Google News For the most part, you probably will not experience very many golden retriever health problems. If you keep your dog well exercised, fed properly, and make sure he gets all his shots than he should have a good long and healthy life. However, dogs like people do sometimes experience some health issues.

It’s good to understand what can happen so that you can avoid it or at least see it if and when it happens. The other reason to be aware of these things is that some of them can be screened for at breeding time. Which is great, because you can potentially avoid them altogether. Or at very least, minimize the possibility that your dog will have problems. Not everything I talk about here is a disease of course, some of these things are just common sense items that need to be repeated.

A Dog That Sheds

First of all, it’s good to know that golden retrievers are dogs that shed. They shed a lot. I often tell people be prepared to groom your dog daily. If you

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