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  1. Allergies!!

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    My Golden Emma is having some serious itching problems. We got her a couple of months ago and she had scabs everywhere, skin infection (from scabs and from another dog that was biting her at her old home....), and double ear infections. We treated that all and she seemed to be doing a lot...
  2. My 2 yo golden will not stop itching!

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    Hi everyone! I have very limited experience with dogs (especially Goldens) and have been scouring these forums for weeks, trying every tidbit of info and nothing seems to be working. Ultimately, I know I need to take my GR into the vet for evaluation, but I have less than no money. I bought my...
  3. Itchy Ears - Need Advice!

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    Hi everyone! (or, anyone reading this - hopefully someone!) - I am looking for some alternative advice on how I can treat my dog's ear irritation; I have a happy, healthy, energetic 6 month old female Golden who is totally perfect, except for one concern - her ears are bugging her. She seems...
  4. Please help!! Need Advice

    Golden Retriever Senior Center
    Hi - My Golden is 11 years old and has been very healthy his whole life. This past summer he developed hot spots which the Vet said was normal and put him on on a steroid. The spots went away but he has been itching ever since. He is on allergy medicine and just finished an antibiotic course...
  5. Help Atenea! She does never stop itching, can't sleep because of that!

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    Hello, I have a female Golden Retriever, Atenea, 5 years old. About two or three years ago, she started itching more often than usual, and we got her to the vet. After A LOT of different studies and asking every single doctor I could find, one of them told me she was "allergic to the...
  6. Allergic to fleas or food or yeast, help!

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    My English Golden is 4 months today and he started getting a few fleas about 3 weeks ago. We tried the baths and the natural TickZ (Tickz | Tick Treatment For Dogs, Pet Tick Treatment | PetzLife) that contains brewers yeast. He kept scratching and itching so we gave in to the Advantage II for...
  7. Constant Itching

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    1.5 year old Cannyn has not stopped scratching herself everywhere (head, armpits, sides, biting back of legs and feet) for the last 2 months. The only spot I have seen that is from her scratching was under her front armpit but it was just a scab and then it went away after a week. She goes about...
  8. Allergic to environement

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    Hi Everyone! I'm hoping someone can help me, our new 6month old pup archie has been having lots of trouble to past month. It all started with him scratching and biting excessively and after multiple trips to the vet we have changed his diet to something that is hypoallergenic with no grains...
  9. GR First Aid - Use of Sting Stop and Neosporin?

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    Hi All, I was wondering if anyone knows whether it is safe to use Sting Stop (or Ssssting Stop) gel on Golden Retrievers. I use it on myself all the time to effectively sooth itching from mosquito bites, spider bites, and the general itchiness of a healing skin wound. My little puppy has a...
  10. Constant Scratching

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    Hi I'm new to the forums. We have a 9 month old Golden and every time we take him swimming he scratches incessantly for 4-5 days afterward. We've been bathing him as soon as he gets home with medicated shampoos and it only helps a little. Our vet gave us some prednisone and Benadryl to help...
  11. New member/3 year old owner

    Member Introductions
    My golden's name is buddy. He is my buddy..lol I have seen some posts regarding goldens that foam a little at the mouth, mine does that around other dogs, such as shepards, when they are showing dominance. Also, the itchiness and the pinkish/pinkish black color is making me wonder if it is a...
  12. My poor itchy baby

    Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    Hi all - I'm more or less new to this forum - we were on it a couple of times a few years ago when Brandi was just a pup but haven't been here in quite some time. Brandi - my golden - is 4 years old now. The problem is, she has always had some kind of itching problem. I have taken her to...
  13. reocurring staph infections and itchy, scabby skin

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    Our 18-month pup, Rusty, developed itchy bumps, which turned into scabs, at the beginning of April. He was put on a round of antibiotics, as it was diagnosed as a staph infection. The antibiotics cleared the bumps and scabs, but within days of finishing the treatment, he was back to...
  14. itching/hot spots

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    Hi I am having an issue with my 7 mo old golden. In the past week or so he has began itching all over, his head, his legs, etc. I bathed him last night and noticed his skin was red in his armpit and other places. I noticed one spot where it looked like a pimple almost. I have also been...
  15. Sudden biting and scratching..

    Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    We just got our rescued golden on the 3rd. The same day she came home to us she started a new seizure medication (potassium bromide) after a full vet examination by the rescue. Just two days ago, or perhaps just starting yesterday morning she began scratching, biting her back end, etc. This...
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