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The Worlds Most Dangerous Foods for Dogs

The World’s Most Dangerous Food for Dogs

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Kona’s Work Day Adventure

Kona's Day Out, Puppy Style One of the biggest things we've been trying to do with Kona is socialize her early and get her exposed to as many environments and situations as possible (within reason of course because she is still a puppy and doesn't have all her shots yet.) One of the things a friend of ours told us to do to for socialization was to take Kona for car … [Read More...]

Puppy Nipping and Biting

Puppy Biting and Nipping

The Puppy Woes: Nipping and Biting Having a puppy is a wonderful, exciting experience. But one of the things that many forget and many seem to forget to document is that having a puppy is a lot of work and does come with its woes. Today I want to talk about nipping and biting. Our golden retriever puppy Kona is a good girl. She's very sweet, carries the newspapers, is … [Read More...]


Tips for crate training golden retriever

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Our Dog Kona

golden retriever swimming

Golden Retriever Puppy Learns to Swim Today we packed up the car to head out to Leo Carrillo State Park for our annual family camping trip. We each drove separately. In my car I had the following: 2 Longboards 2 Shortboards 1 Stand Up Paddle Board 2 Skateboards 2 Beach Chairs 2 Camping Chairs 1 […]


Kona slept great through the night. Marion took her out around 4am and I had the 6am shift. I took her outside to go potty and she went right away. She had a lot of energy so I took her back upstairs and threw the ball around with her for a bit. At about 6:30am […]


Day 2 with Kona Our first full night with our golden retriever puppy is complete! Kona was such a good girl and slept for 6 hours straight! She slept from 9:30 to 3:30am without a peep. I was sleeping with one eye open (literally) waiting for her to have to go to the bathroom and […]