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SCIENCE! In this ep we talk about all the scientific studies the girls have been in, plus a little about our own at-home experiments. We have a sponsor! Sign up for Audible with our link and get a free audiobook PLUS support the podcast and the waffle fund. Golden Retriever Lifetime Study VOSM, our orthopedic vet German Word of the...


7. Q&A - we answer your questions

This week, we answer LOTS of your questions about the girls and about us, GR Mom & Dad WE GOT A SPONSOR! Sign up for Audible through our link, get a free book, and support the waffle fund! Drink of the Week: Mint Julep German Word of the week: Fragen und Andworten (questions and answers) Our favorite books: House of Leaves Into Thin Air...


6. Grooming

Our chaotic process for grooming and bathing the girls! All our grooming supplies are on our Amazon Page of Stuff here: WE GOT A SPONSOR! Sign up for Audible through our link, get a free book, and support the waffle fund! Drink of the week: Schramsberg rose champagne (from California), often served at White House state dinners. You can buy some online! German Word of the week: Frühjahrsputz -...


5. Fostering Dogs

This week, we talk about how to foster dogs - what's the process like, how do you introduce dogs to each other, who adopts them, and how do you avoid keeping them all? WE GOT A SPONSOR! Sign up for Audible through our link, get a free book, and support the waffle fund! This week we recommend Spencer Quinn's Chet & Bernie series. It's a mystery series about a private eye and his dog, written in the dog's voice. It's wonderful. German Word of the Week:...


4. Being a Therapy Dog + Running with Dogs

In this episode, we talk about how Hopper became a therapy dog and what we do with that, plus some tips and thoughts about running with dogs. Drink of the week: The Queen's Park Swizzle: For Running with dogs stuff, follow us at: or How far different breeds can run:...


3. Origin Stories

Where we share how we got each of the girls! Cuba Libre: 1 1/2 oz rum As much Coca Cola as you like (use the Mexican kind with real sugar for bonus points) 1 dash Angostura bitters Lime wedge Build it in a glass. Delish! German word: pfotenlecker - paw licker


2. Traveling with dogs

Episode 2! How we travel with dogs, new German Word of the Week, and our favorite podcasts! Margarita: 1 1/2 oz silver tequila 1 oz cointreau 3/4 oz lime juice Put it all in a shaker with ice, shake it up, serve over rocks! If it's a little sour, add a 1/4 oz of simple syrup (sugar water). To salt a rim, but a bunch of salt on a plate. Rub a lime wedge on the rim of a glass and then rub the glass rim in the salt. Give it a minute to dry. German words: Lieblingshund - favorite dog Schwanz...


1. Intros & All About Venk

It's Episode 1! We introduce the whole crew, talk about Venkman's history, and give advice on what you need if you get a puppy. We're not sponsored by SpotBot - we just love ours (but we totally would take a sponsorship hit us up Bissell). Get links to stuff, social media, and all the info you need at


0. The Golden Ratio Podcast Teaser

Hey Everyone! The Golden Ratio Podcast is happening! It's going to be me, Jen, aka Golden Ratio Mom and, everyone's favorite, GR Dad, talking about the girls, their stories, dog tips, random stuff about the household, and answers to your questions. Episode 1 should drop the first week of May and we'll have a little feature on Venkman. Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, sound cloud, or wherever you get your podcasts.