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  1. Is my dog getting an ear infection?

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    Hello everyone! I have a two years old golden retriever name Olive. She is a little ray of sunshine 24/7. Four days ago, I was trimming her paws and decided it would be a good idea to clean her ears too! That's when I realized she had one very dirty ear and one pretty clean one. I smelt them...
  2. Ear infections - common?

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    Has anybody experienced problems with their Golden’s ears or with hot spots? My dad says every Golden he has ever known or owned has had terrible ear infections and he is therefore hesitant to get another Golden despite otherwise loving the breed. I say that I think getting a Golden from a...
  3. Ear Cleanliness

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    I do know how to irrigate Boomer's (2 year old Golden, male) and have been doing so on a monthly basis, but I'm perplexed and concerned as to why his ears are full of what appears to be a clay/brown colored 'crud' (doggy smelly) that I clean out on an almost daily/regular basis, without a total...