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  1. Please help! Female 1.5 y/o swelling?

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    Hi everyone! I currently have my first ever Golden & need help. She’s 1 and a half years old, but has constantly been having some type of issue that neither myself, nor the vets where I live can figure out. Her paws get red & itchy, and her lady bits get swollen and red. She’s been on UTI...
  2. Skin problems in 11 month old

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    Hello everyone! This is my first post and first golden puppy, so I wanted to try and get some input from all of you more experienced owners :) Finn is 11 months old and has been having some skin issues recently. It started as some mild dandruff in August and has since become more severe off...
  3. Cream English Golden Retriever Skin Problem

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    HI Everyone, I am from India and I have a 10 months old English Golden retriever named Winter. He is very active, but he seems to have some kind of a skin infection. Till the first 4 months he was fine. He was on Royal Canin Junior Golden Retriever food for 6 months. After that we startid...
  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. skin problem

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    Hi my dog name is charlie he is 3 months old now. recently i noticed a colour change in his skin on the tail and the hair in that part slowly turning rough like coconut fibre. i have attached the pictures of his tail. Picture when i found the problem in the tail and pic of how it looks after...
  6. Black skin and itching

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    Hi all, Wondering if anyone can help. We have a 14 month golden retriever (tho she's more white than gold) named Brinkley and we are absolutely in love with her. Issue is that when she was about 2 months old she developed an issue where she was scratching herself till her fur came off, her...
  7. Puppy pyoderma

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    hi all, I got my first golden, Olive, 7 weeks ago. She has been wonderful addition to our family. However, at her first vet visit she was diagnosed with pyoderma. I did the bath medication for weeks and now she has a larger skin infection spot. My biggest question is this likely to be a...
  8. New to skin allergies & lost!

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    I'm sure that there are threads on here or users that have been in my situation. I'll start with what we know: 1.Archer is 1 year old 2.Was eating Purina Pro Plan LBP - never had any bowel issues. (I never really researched any other food, I know that some feed it without issues and others may...
  9. Raw diet ? for cost and also allergies and skin issues

    Golden Retriever Nutrition, Feeding & Recipes
    For those experienced with raw diets I had a few questions 1. We switched to a raw diet last month. I ordered from a Top Quality Dog Food which delivers raw in some places in the east coast (heard about this from a friend). I am currently getting 5lb chubs of raw mixed with bone and with...
  10. Bad fungal infection, and SPRAY use. HELP!

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    Hello dears, Little "Toffee" 6 months now, has been diagnosed lately, to be having a fungal infection in her coat, its really bad, she has two spots in her face, one on the cheek and the other one is beside the eye :( and another big one in the inside of her thigh (this one usually bleeds:( Her...
  11. GR First Aid - Use of Sting Stop and Neosporin?

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    Hi All, I was wondering if anyone knows whether it is safe to use Sting Stop (or Ssssting Stop) gel on Golden Retrievers. I use it on myself all the time to effectively sooth itching from mosquito bites, spider bites, and the general itchiness of a healing skin wound. My little puppy has a...
  12. Help? Should I see a vet about this skin thing? (picture!)

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    There's only one of these on him. It's near his paw, and there are like dots of scab or something black that looks like scab. It feels dry and flaky and there is (obviously) some fur loss going on. It feels as if there's a really hard lump underneath the skin there, almost like bone but when I...
  13. Pink bumps, scabs on belly (opinion on picture)

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    Didn't want to hijack another thread so starting one here. Any ideas what these pink bumps are about? My pup is 16 months old and may have had a couple bumps/scabs on occasion. Just noticed many more of them now. Notice the pink bumps, scabs, and tiny black dots too. When she was a pup I was...
  14. Red irritated skin between pads

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    Last night Koda was licking her paw which she never does she we looked at it closer and it looks like the skin between her "toe" pads and the middle pad had some red, irritated skin. I couldn't see an actual spot causing it. Is there something I can put on it to help it heal faster? She...
  15. Blisters on nose

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    Hello - I took my dog to the vet today to have some blisters on his nose looked into. We noticed them 2 days ago (Sat. eve) -- they became much worse on Sun. -- very swollen, and oozing blood on Mon. morn. I don't believe he got into anything outside. The vet put him on an anti-inflamitory as...
  16. Dry Flakey Skin

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    Hi. Just joined this site... Spark is my third Golden. ^Mulligan^ my first born son had very bad allergies. ^Tucker^ my middle son had none..no skin problems at all... Spark, my baby boy (not a baby anymore..other then to me)...has now, for the last year..through all seasons. Had very bad...
  17. Skin Desease

    Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    Dear Golden Lovers, I have a 3 months old puppy called Justin. He had a skin desease, red spot all over his body, even on the tail as well. it looks like a pimple, i did try to press the red spot, and there was a liquid came out from it. well, i though it was caused by pet insect and i...
  18. Bald Spot on Tail

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    Hi Everyone- I hope someone has some advise on this. My 4 year old Dusty developed a bald spot a few inches from the base of his tail about a year ago. He lost the hair about the time we moved and just figured he got stressed out with the move (it was a big move from CA to CO all by car). We...
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