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  1. what does your dog's tummy feel like?

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    Stand above your dog (like you can ride a horse). Place your two hands along the rib cage and abdomen then press. How does it feel to you? My pup has had bouts of tummy issues with Tylan, perfect form, etc. As I became paranoid I'd try to inspect everything. Sometimes I notice her tummy is hard...
  2. Rear Leg Weakness / Spasms / Kicking

    Golden Retriever Senior Center
    I've got a wonderful almost-five year old golden of my own, but I've been caring for my in-law's nine-year old golden for the past week. Yesterday I noticed some new behavior with his rear legs. While his rear legs have become increasingly weak as he's gotten older, yesterday he started...
  3. How do your pup's hind legs feel/look?

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Just wondering if yours is hard, stiff or soft? Mine seems a bit hard at times but I"m not sure if that is muscle. We have hardwood floors that are a bit slippery.
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