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  1. Golden Retriever Senior Center
    My Sherman has been in and out of the vet for the past 2 years with inconclusive results. He's a large golden weighing in at 85 lbs and we strictly monitor his diet, but with his reduced activity levels managing his weight has been a family commitment. He is currently lame in his left hindlimb...
  2. Member Introductions
    Hi everyone, I have a 2 year old golden (Bella) and a 2 year old choc lab (Charles). The golden is having some difficulty with her hind legs. I am very concerned to see this at such a young age. Yesterday I took the dogs to the park and played fetch for about a half hour. I didn't notice...
  3. Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    Toffee is a healthy 3 1/2 year old pure bred, and has never had any problems. Just this morning we woke up to find her having troubles getting up and then using her hind legs, especially on stairs. She still is interested in food and playing, but can't really do much of either because she's in...
  4. Golden Retriever Senior Center
    Hi! My 13 yr old golden girl had to be moved from her kennel to the vet due to her not being able to support herself on her hind legs. She was at the kennel for 5 days, and she has had slight issues over the past year with "getting going" after she has been laying down for a while. She had...
  5. Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Lately when my pup wakes up and gets up she kinda stretches her hind legs and "walks it out" before it gets back to normal. The only recent changes are she was spayed, and because of this we have had to keep her quiet and not go out to run around. During the spay the vet said they looked at the...
  6. Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    Hi We recently bought a pure-bred golden retriever puppy, Eric, and tomorrow he will be 10 weeks old. When he's out at the back yard of the house I have noticed that his bum might wiggle a bit, and bunny-hops when he's running. When I googled this online, I was getting Hip Dysplasia. I...
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