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  1. Show me your pup at 5mo :)

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hi guys! I’ve seen SO many different ranges and speeds of growth in goldens and I’d love to see pictures of your pups in the 5-6 month range :)
  2. 7 month old golden a little small

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    We got Winston at 8 weeks and he was only 4.7 lbs....he is a leaner, darker golden but he was still much smaller than average. He is now exactly 7 months, and only 40 lbs. His father was 65 lbs, and his mother was 55, so I knew he would be on the smaller side, but I didn't think he'd be this...
  3. Any advice or tips for my 6 month old pup

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hi everyone, I have a 6 month old pup (Brix) and he's only 30Lbs. lately, he starts to lose his appetite, and only eats almost a cup of his dog food a day instead of 3 cups. He's very active and playful, but I'm really worried about his growth. He seems really smaller than the pups his age...
  4. Hello From Bella's mom

    Member Introductions
    Our beautiful Bella is now almost 5 months old and 50 pounds! We picked her up at 6 1/2 weeks from a first time breeder, (more of a rescue!) She has been such a wonderful pup so far! She has been to a hotel, elevators, waterfalls, bridges, ocean, rivers, hiking, car trips, etc. She has been easy...
  5. Growth Between My Goldens Toes.

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    I have a 2 year old Golden Retriever who has a list of issues. But today I noticed she has hard growth like thing inbetween her toes on her front foot. It's a weird color and is hanging on there very well. We have a follow up appointment at the vet next week I'm just wondering if I need to go in...
  6. When to switch from 3 meals a day to 2?

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hi Fellow Golden Owners- I have a healthy, energetic 6.5 month old golden who is eating about 5-6 cups a day. The vet says he is at a great weight and everything looks on track. I wanted your input on what age is appropriate to switch the feedings from 3 times a day to 2 times a day. Also, when...
  7. New Members Valeria and Rio

    Member Introductions
    Hello all, I was searching for some information about our golden puppy Rio and came accross this site and it looks very good so we joined up. We have had Rio for nearly 4 months, he will be 6 months old on the 3rd of November. We feed Rio Wellness dog food per the packages instructions and he...
  8. Is this food good for my puppy?

    Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    We are looking at different foods for a golden retriever puppy will be taking home sometime during the week after August 6th. The food we have been looking at is the Diamond Large Breed Puppy Lamb and Rice Formula. On dogfoodadvisor.com it gets 4 stars and is pretty cheap. I know it's specially...
  9. Pimple looking growth on paw

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    Attaching a picture to see if this should be a concern. Her back foot paw has a small white/light pink bump that resembles a human's zit. Anyone know what this could be?
  10. Vet says this extra Mast Cell growth is an anomoly

    Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    On the advice of PrincessDi I'm reposting portions of an earlier post here from Cancer forum in hopes that someone may know something about protrusions from a Mast Cell Tumor. My 14 year-plus Golden girl Sassy developed a Mast Cell tumor that ruptured last Wednesday. She had this lump for...
  11. Strange black growth from Mast Cell Tumor

    Cancer Information for Golden Retrievers
    My 14 year-plus Golden girl Sassy developed a Mast Cell tumor that ruptured last Wednesday. She had this lump for more than year along with many others that had been previously biopsied and determined to be non-cancerous. Given her age we decided more than a year ago that if she developed cancer...
  12. Hyperkeratosis aka What's this weird growth on my dog?

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    Hello everyone! This is my first time posting here. I wanted to share something that's going on with my dog right now in the hopes that someone else might stumble upon this post when looking facing a similar issue and be relieved to find some information. My golden, Apollo, started acting...
  13. changes in wrists/front legs

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    I'm new here and also a first-time puppy owner. My husband and I just returned from a two-day trip and noticed that our 5-month-old puppy's front legs seem sloped from the paw to the first joint... like his wrists are weak. Is this normal? (growth spurt related?) It seemed his legs were...
  14. Puppy Food vs. Adult Food

    Golden Retriever Nutrition, Feeding & Recipes
    Cap is almost 6 months old and I still feed him 3 meals a day. He seemed bored with his Science Diet Lg Breed puppy so I switched to Science Diet adult a few weeks ago. It's smaller bites, which he loves. My breeder suggested switching to adult food at 6 months, the vet says 9mo-1yr, a dog food...
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