Metro Lifeline: A medical detection dog gave us our lives back

Metro Lifeline: A medical detection dog gave us our lives back

As soon as our bouncy Labrador cross Golden Retriever came home with us, he started to make our lives better in ways I could never have imagined (Picture: Naomi Walsh) When the idea of having a medical detection dog coming to live with me and my son, Jamie, was first floated by a teacher, I have to admit – I wasn’t too sure.

Very good boy Bailey in training to become champion canine lifeguard

Very good boy Bailey in training to become champion canine lifeguard

Good dog (Picture: Caters News Agency)Say hello to Bailey, a Golden Retriever in training to be a lifeguard.Very busy and important (Picture: @gold_dog_bailey / Caters News) Bailey knows how to drag people from the water (Picture: @gold_dog_bailey / Caters News)Everita said: ‘I think Bailey is competitive because we try not to miss any training.

Mumbaikars opt for microchipping to keep pets safe

Mumbaikars opt for microchipping to keep pets safe

Microchipping can be done for dogs and cats and is a popular trend abroad.Adds pet parent, Swathi Sundararanjan, “I recently got my Cooper, my Golden Retriever pup, microchipped.Hearing loss, for example, can be one sign to look for.

Three-legged Golden Retriever living her best life thanks to new bionic leg

Three-legged Golden Retriever living her best life thanks to new bionic leg

They stay in touch, along with other members of Frankie’s litter and one of Frankie’s fellow Golden Retriever buddies, Mia. Joey said: ‘The bionic leg has improved her quality of life so much, she loves it’ (Picture: Mercury Press & Media) Joey and Jodie had lost Tucker, one of their Golden Retrievers, to cancer just three days before Frankie was born, and were looking to get another puppy to keep their other dog, 11-year-old Gabby, company.

Golden retriever rescued after falling through ice chasing ducks on frozen lake

Golden retriever rescued after falling through ice chasing ducks on frozen lake

Two-year-old Lucky was rescued by the fire service (Picture: ABC 7) Lucky spent 30 freezing minutes in the icy water (Picture: ABC 7)Rescue swimmers from the fire department were deployed and were able to safely reach the dog in the middle of the lake, reports ABC 7.

Golden retriever pup who went missing months ago is reunited with her family

Golden retriever pup who went missing months ago is reunited with her family

Kaitlyn Kolinsky, from Coolbaugh Township, Pennsylvania, said she and her family searched for their beloved Sandy for weeks after she went missing, but were unable to find her.

Hinckley the Golden Retriever is the perfect big brother to his human sibling

Hinckley the Golden Retriever is the perfect big brother to his human sibling

Little Teddy loves to snuggle up to his loving big brother Hinckley, a one-year-old Golden Retriever (Picture: @hinckleyparks /Caters)Whitney, who works in communications, said: ‘When we first brought Teddy home Hinckley thought we had brought him home a new toy just for him.

Clever golden retriever learns how to climb ladder so he can visit owner on roof

Clever golden retriever learns how to climb ladder so he can visit owner on roof

Later, he checked one of his home surveillance cameras and watched as Ace climbed the ladder, while Vince’s other dog Bo looked on.Vince also shared a jokingly doctored video of Ace appearing to climb back down the ladder himself.

Goldie Hawn introduces her and Kurt Russell's newest family member — a puppy

Goldie Hawn introduces her and Kurt Russell's newest family member — a puppy

Good boy, Roy. Goldie Hawn revealed that she and her longtime partner, Kurt Russell, recently welcomed a new furry family member: a puppy named Roy.“Look what Santa rescued for me 🎅🏼 Introducing Roy Hawn Russell ❤️,” Hawn captioned an of herself holding up the cute pup, which looks like either a golden retriever or Labrador.

Dog lovers rescue 20 golden retrievers from slaughter in China meat trade

Dog lovers rescue 20 golden retrievers from slaughter in China meat trade

All 20 dogs were flown to Miami, Florida from Beijing, China (Picture: Golden Rescue South Florida/) The dogs were welcomed home by their new owners on Sunday (Picture: Golden Rescue South Florida/)She said: ‘It’s estimated alone that about 10 million dogs are slaughtered for the dog meat trade each year.

Dog lover holds maternity shoot for pregnant rescue golden retriever

Dog lover holds maternity shoot for pregnant rescue golden retriever

Caitie Evers organized the maternity shoot for golden retriever, Lily-Mae, just a few days before she gave birth to eight puppies (Pictures: @shaunakiely_photography)A dog lover has held a maternity photoshoot for a pregnant golden retriever she rescued after finding her as a stray on the streets.

Golden retriever has party to celebrate end of radiotherapy due to brain tumour

Golden retriever has party to celebrate end of radiotherapy due to brain tumour

The vets are glad he’s feeling better but sad to see lovely Claude go (Picture: The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies/Caters News)Nine-year-old golden retriever Claude was diagnosed with a brain tumour in 2018, and has been through years of gruelling treatments to try and save him.

Owner's heartbreaking obituary for golden retriever sweeps internet

Owner's heartbreaking obituary for golden retriever sweeps internet

Sallie Gregory Hammet wrote an obituary for her golden retriever Charlie after he passed away from cancer.Sallie Gregory Hammet wrote an obituary in the style of a classic newspaper for her golden retriever Charlie.

'Best boy': Glorious obituary for golden retriever touches hearts everywhere

'Best boy': Glorious obituary for golden retriever touches hearts everywhere

Charlie's obituary, which mentions his love of "the beach, car rides, bananas, and socks," went viral on Twitter.It’s been liked over 108,000 times, and more than 3,000 people have commented, sharing condolences and photos of pets getting extra love or deceased dogs who will be greeting Charlie on the other side.

'Full House' cast sings about golden retrievers in music video for National Dog Week

'Full House' cast sings about golden retrievers in music video for National Dog Week

Trending stories,celebrity news and all the best of TODAY.In honor of National Dog Week, "Full House" creator Jeff Franklin partnered with Petsmart Charities and the show's stars to release the song "Gotta Love a Golden," along with a sweet video designed to raise awareness about animal homelessness.

Golden Retriever is an Instagram sensation due to his birth mark

Golden Retriever is an Instagram sensation due to his birth mark

Enzo has had the marking since birth (Picture: @mister.enzoviola/Instagram) Majestic (Picture: @mister.enzoviola/Instagram)Enzo’s owner Eli Castro says the reaction to the account has been amazing and the family love receiving messages from humans who also have birth marks.

Golden Retriever with terminal cancer ticks off his bucket list

Golden Retriever with terminal cancer ticks off his bucket list

Theo has been ticking lots off his list (Picture: Caters)A Golden Retriever with terminal cancer is enjoying as much as he possibly can in the time he has left.Theo’s love for life prompted Jenny to compile an enormous bucket list of things for him to experience.

Woman shares how she built adorable mini replica of her bed for dog

Woman shares how she built adorable mini replica of her bed for dog

The golden retriever loves her special bed (Picture: Melissa Belanger) Rikka is now 16 months old (Picture: Melissa Belanger)‘Rikka is the smartest, sweetest, most wonderful puppy I have ever had the honour to adopt,’ Melissa, 41, who lives with her partner in Quebec, tells .

Kerith the golden retriever is offering comfort to California firefighters

Kerith the golden retriever is offering comfort to California firefighters

“We are tasked with things that push our limits,” John Aitchison, a firefighter in Marin County, told TODAY.The test Kerith had to take in front of five judges to obtain her therapy dog certificate was a rigorous one, Carman said.

Video of a golden retriever fetching Chick-fil-A for her owner goes viral

Video of a golden retriever fetching Chick-fil-A for her owner goes viral

Chick-fil-A has relied on curbside pickup, takeout and drive-thru orders since mid-March to safely serve its customers while many restaurant dining rooms were shut down.A boxer named Soda Pup became a local celebrity in Maryland for bringing pickup orders to customers who could no longer enter his owner's winery.

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