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  1. Should we give her Sentinel?

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    Hello! Our vet recommended we give a monthly dose of Sentinel to our 13-week puppy for preventative care. We live in Seattle and cases of heartworm in this region are low, as are ticks/mosquitos. However, being in a city with a high dog population, fleas are not uncommon. We also intend to hike...
  2. Breeder said "don't blame me if..."

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    So, we've been searching for a golden retriever puppy to add to our family of four (two adults, two children). Today we visited a golden breeder within an hour of our home who has some lovely puppies available with lots of Gold-Rush in both parents. There are health clearances for everything...
  3. Max, an 8 year old adoption with heartworm

    Golden Retriever Senior Center
    Hi everybody :wave: I'm new to this forum and would love some help or advice. My husband and I adopted Max in December, who is estimated to be 8 years old. Long story short, Max has just been diagnosed with adult heartworm. We were stunned since his previous vet cleared him of heartworm and...
  4. Switched to Trifexis, experiencing side effects?

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    Hi all, new to the board here, but browse from time-to-time whenever my pup isn't feeling well. Bailey is my 6 year old golden retriever with a slight chow chow mix. I adopted her 3 years ago and she is extremely healthy - no history of heartworm, go on ~2 mile walks every night, on the Blue...