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  1. Possible Renal Dysplasia

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    Can you let me know your experience with this? I took my 3 and 1/2 month old to vet because she kept licking herself after urinating. She had a UTI. The first antibiotic didn't work, and she was on the 2nd one for two weeks. She was tested in the middle of the two weeks, and bacteria was...
  2. GR licking our other dog

    Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    I've noticed Leo has been doing this the last month or two especially after him and my other dog Milney have been playing and having lots of fun. Leo will just go up to Milney and start licking him until he is wet looking and his hair is all spiked up and all over the place haha. It's weird Leo...
  3. Lip smacking and smelly breath after vet

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    My 1+ yr old went in for her rabies and dhppl booster (vet said she was fine). Ever since then I noticed her breath start to smell a bit more and she smacks her lips at night/morning. It could be that I"m paying extra attention to her to watch out for side effects. I checked her neck and gums...
  4. Female puppy licks herself after peeing

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Seems like since we got her, she would lick herself after going pee. There are little dark specks right around her girly parts. Two different vets looked at her and didn't seem concerned. The first saying it's common for pups to have utis, they grow out it. The 2nd said it looks like the...
  5. Licking and Hot Spots?

    Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    Hi! My 8 month old baby has recently started licking his paws and belly as well as our sheets A LOT. It started suddenly and lately it hasn't been as bad, but for awhile we couldn't get him to stop. Since he was also licking the sheets, I don't think it was an allergy. But there was nothing for...