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  1. Scratches Constantly

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    Our Penny Lane has been scratching since December. The vet didn't see any hot spots just dry skin. We changed from PPP Sport chicken to PPP Focus salmon. We put salmon oil on her food. She scratches just about anywhere she can reach. We saw a thread about Vetericyn and wondered if it might help...
  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. Help! My dog NEVER stops scratching!

    Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    My golden is 2.5yrs and a "Field Retriever" (so I was told when I rescued her). After being groomed it only takes a week or so before her fur is oily again and she scratches like CRAZY. Her skin is usually dry (not oily) *They use non scented all natural products due to the scratching. She is...
  5. New pup! Questions...

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    Hi Everyone! We sadly lost our beloved girl after 14 1/2 years and now have a new "baby" to love. She is your typical high energy pup! Never have I seen a puppy run, jump and climb the way she does. Can I get opinions on a few things: Food - what is the current thought on best food for large...
  6. Suddenly Scratching A lot

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    Our 1yr old GR has just started insessant scratching around mid height on her rear leg and seems puffy around her mouth. also asking has reddish tinge around mouth and where she is scratching. Any ideas? SHe's going to vets tomorrow but any ideas here? Food not changed recently and she is fully...
  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. 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...
  10. Please help! Just rescued our first Golden & don't know what is going on..

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    Hello everyone! I am so glad that I came across this forum Googling possible causes for our new family member, Zoe. She is a 2 yr. old rescue and when we got her 2 wks ago, she had an ear and eye infection but was being treated with drops in both ears and eyes. I have noticed that she...
  11. 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...
  12. Sudden "Attacks"! Help!

    Golden Retriever Behavioral Problems & Issues
    I'm really hoping someone can give me advice, I need it! Last Saturday my husband and I adopted a 7-month old Golden boy named Macho. The original owner couldn't keep him because he didn't have the time/energy/will to work with him. He had a young daughter and honestly, I think Macho became too...
  13. 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...
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