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  1. Splenic Tumor & Positive Results

    Cancer Information for Golden Retrievers
    I signed up for this forum more than 12 years ago when Liam was just a puppy. . .Last week, I rushed Liam to the ER after noticing unusual symptoms. Thank god I did - Once they stabilized him they found fluid in his abdomen along with a mass on his spleen. I wanted to share our story if there is...
  2. Fat mass area on back normal?

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    My 1.5 year old has some fat/mass on her back right behind the shoulders. If I run my hands down the entire back passing that area it makes her back move (almost like when you scratch a certain area and the legs twitch). Is this normal? It's not a lump but rather a mass or fat/lump the size of...
  3. New here, new to all of this.

    Cancer Information for Golden Retrievers
    Hello, Mom to Kobe, 10 years old on May 6th. Going through a roller coaster and I needed to be among "friends". Friday during a relatively light session of play he scampered away from me with his tail between his legs. Saturday he progressed to severe weakness in his back legs. Sunday to...
  4. Proud owner of 2 Goldens, but heavy heart

    Member Introductions
    Hello Rob and all Golden Retriever Family I happened upon this Forum a few days ago with a google search and already have found answers, encouragement and topics to deeply consider. Last week we discovered a hard firm mass, size of my palm, on our youngest Golden's shoulder area. I swear, it was...