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Blind golden retriever has his own guide ‘puppy’ to help him

Blind golden retriever has his own guide ‘puppy’ to help him

Guide dogs have the important task of helping blind humans get around, but what if a blind dog needs help getting their way around? That’s where a guide puppy comes in. A 10-year old golden retriever named Tao lost both of his eyes due to glaucoma and has been given his own guide dog puppy, Oko, to help him navigate through life. According to The Independent, Oko the guide puppy, who is also a golden retriever, keeps Tao company when…

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The world’s oldest golden retriever just turned 20 years old

The world’s oldest golden retriever just turned 20 years old

A golden retriever named Augie recently turned 20 years old and in doing so set a new record, becoming the world’s oldest golden retriever. August, better known as Augie, celebrated her landmark birthday surrounded by her pet parents, her friends (including fellow golden retrievers) and of course, birthday cake! According to blog Golden Hearts, Augie was born on April 24, 2000. After being re-homed twice (due to no fault of her own), she eventually landed with her current pet parents…

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A pair of golden retrievers are delivering beer in New York

A pair of golden retrievers are delivering beer in New York

A golden retriever duo in New York are bringing happiness and beer to residents in Huntington and Nassau county as the state continues with its lockdown measures. Known as the brewdogs, Buddy and Barley are delivery and greeter dogs for Huntington-based Six Harbors Brewing Company. The brewing company shifted its services to curbside pickup and delivery during the lockdown. Owners Karen and Mark Heuwetter told CBS News that they have had to “redefine” their brewery business after being deemed essential and…

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Famous surf dog provides virtual therapy session for frontline healthcare workers

Famous surf dog provides virtual therapy session for frontline healthcare workers

We know dogs are able to provide comfort to humans, from therapy dogs visiting schools and retirement homes to emotional support dogs who help their human parents cope with anxiety. But as the world puts into place restrictions and social distancing measures a famous surf dog will offer her services as a therapy dog for frontline healthcare workers in online sessions. The dog, a golden retriever named Ricochet who is known on social media as a therapy and surf pooch,…

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