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  1. Complex Congenital Cardiac Defect in my Golden

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    Hi Everyone, We have a 6-month old Golden Retriever. She was first diagnosed with a Grade 2 heart murmur at 8 weeks. It is now at a Grade 3. She had a cardiologist appointment this week. The ultrasound revealed multiple heart abnormalities. Three of her valves are defective, and her left...
  2. Puppy with heart Murmur (17 weeks old )

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hello all, I recently acquired a golden from some individuals who were unable to care for him properly. I am quite certain that the breeder was a BYB, but I don't have much information, as this poor pup has been shifted around quite a bit. I took him to the vet for his first wellness checkup at...
  3. Concerned - Grade 3 Murmur in 12 month old

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    Hi, I recently adopted a 12 month old female golden from an owner who could no longer afford to take care of her. Supposedly, she was "healthy," UTD on shots, and was receiving heartworm treatment, and seemed to be in good health. I took her to the vet this morning for her initial exam and thee...