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  1. Allergy Itchy Golden to Trial Homemade/Raw Diet

    Raw diets or Homecooked diets
    Has anyone here had specific experience of positive effects of raw/homemade diet on their golden with allergies/skin issues? Would love feedback/experiences!!! For a long time my three year old golden has been suffering with itchy skin thought to be allergy related worse certain seasons like...
  2. 11 m/o oral squamous cell carcinoma

    Cancer Information for Golden Retrievers
    hello all! 6 months ago (my then 5 month old) puppy Ziggy was diagnosed with oral squamous cell carcinoma of his maxilla. at that time we had the mass removed and of course cytology, although now there is a small node that has grown (much smaller and much less uncomfortable for him than the...
  3. Any success stories with TCM and Acupuncture?

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    My pup finally went to see a holistic vet for her tummy/skin issues (long term Tylan use). She got her first acupuncture! Not sure we see a difference yet...We were also prescribed some herbs and "glandular" support supplement. Kan Essentials Dispel Dampness & Nourish the Skin Standard Process...
  4. Chiropractic, accupuncture, biopuncture advice

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    My golden has GI problems, disc protrusion, and arthritis. I'm most concerned about the GI problems and disc protrusion. Does anyone have experience with veterinary chiropractic, accupuncture, biopuncture, or other holistic methods? I'd like to know about successes and failures. Would...
  5. Anyone use Dr. Dobias products?

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    Dr. Peter Dobias - Holistic Veterinarian Looks interesting - holistic and natural. Decent amount of likes on Facebook. Does anyone have experience with any of his products?
  6. Homemade diet recipes and supplements

    Golden Retriever Nutrition, Feeding & Recipes
    I couldn't delete my other post and I wanted to edit it... Has anyone had experience with the recipes and supplements from: PetDiets - Diets for Healthy Pets - the right diet made easy! Not finding many reviews or ratings...seems legit since they are both run by...
  7. Whole Dog Journal worth the money?

    Golden Retriever Nutrition, Feeding & Recipes
    Anyone subscribe to this site? Home-Prepared Dog Food – How to Make a Balanced Diet - Whole Dog Journal Article Good info...but not sure if they are vets or how they are qualified they are in the content...
  8. Holistic Food Suggestion

    Golden Retriever Nutrition, Feeding & Recipes
    Hey all, Koda is still having issues with eating. She does well for a week or two and then goes right back to sniffing the food and walking away. We have an appointment on Saturday to have her completely checked out and make sure nothing is wrong physically but if there isn't I think I might...
  9. Holistic Vet experience in Southern California

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    Hi everybody, Just wondering if anybody might have a personal experience with a holistic vet in Southern California, more specific San Diego and North County. They are around but I was not able to get a personal recommendation and there are not too many on-line reviews either.
  10. Green eye goop won't go away...don't want to continue steroid drops

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    Sundance is 10 months and already had a really bad ear infection when I got her. That has been cleaned up and I wash her ears every week and have not had any more issues. About a month ago she woke up with green goop coming out of the corners of both her eyes. I took her to the Vet and they...
  11. Heartworm medication safety

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Ran across this article and whole holistic approach. Anyone using that approach in terms of medication and food - could you let me know how old your dogs are? I'm nervous about the whole flea and heartworm causing health problems. Heartworm Medication: Is Year Round Protection Necessary? |...
  12. Holistic Dog Food??

    Golden Retriever Nutrition, Feeding & Recipes
    Hello Everyone! I have a 1 year old English Cream Golden (AJ) and a 4 month old Boxer (Tices). They are both currently on Holistic Select dry dog food. It was great in the beginning, but they are now bored of it and won't eat it unless it is doctored up with broth, cheese, treats, etc... Can...
  13. Holistic dog care free e-book

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    This site contains a very interesting e-book about holistic dog care, I found it very well written, well researched and extremely informative. I thought I'd share the link here.