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  1. Best Way To Keep Newborn Puppies Warm? Heating pad temperature?

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    My girl will deliver puppies next week. I read that they can't regulate their body heat in the first few days to week, and need extra warmth, and ideal room temperature is in the 80s which is too hot for me. A covered heating pad that does not take space in the entire whelping box sounds safer...
  2. What's a normal Golden's temperature?

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    Just got a thermal dog thermometer. You point it in the ear, upper gum, or belly area to measure. Seems to work since the left ear (with a bit of yeast infection) runs hotter (102.5) than the right (101.5). Belly was about 101. Do goldens run hot in general? I can imagine my pup's temperature...
  3. Change in sleeping place - too extreme?

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    We've got a 3 year old retriever, she stays in the house during the day, at a comfortable temperature of around 20C, but she sleeps in the conservatory, which at the moment, because of the snow and frost is probably around 0C. In the past we've normally brought her in to the main part of the...
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