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  1. Tumor on Spleen/Hemangiosarcoma - Our Story

    Cancer Information for Golden Retrievers
    Last year when our dog was diagnosed with hemangiosarcoma, I came on here to find as much information as I could. I wanted to know other people’s experience and decisions. I learned a lot and wanted to add our experience. This is our story of our beloved Koa. The dates are below, but the vet...
  2. Tumor on spleen

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    Our 10 year old baby, Whiskey, was recently diagnosed with diabetes. Due to his weight loss and not eating we took him to a specialist. He is at this moment at the vet getting his diabetes under control, in an effort to make sure there were no underlying causes they did an ultrasound and found...
  3. Hemangiosarcoma of the spleen - bad days?

    Cancer Information for Golden Retrievers
    Hi Everyone! We received the dreaded diagnosis that my soul-dog has hemangiosarcoma. He went in for emergency surgery to remove his spleen on 6-24. I have been supplementing him with I'm Yunity, but we opted not to go for chemo. The first couple of weeks post surgery he was great, my boy was...
  4. Exercise intolerance and abnormal organs

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    Remo is almost 9.75. About five months ago, he started walking unusually slow. He threw up white foam three times over two months. Other than that, he is behaving normally. He did not respond to arthritis medication. His heart showed some irregularities but the cardiologist has ruled out cancer...
  5. Inital shock then Diet Change: A Place to Start?

    Cancer Information for Golden Retrievers
    Our dear, dear, sweet boy Derby has recently gone through what so many of you brave owners and doggies have been through: the onset and surgical treatment of hemangiosarcoma on the spleen. And like many of you, in addition to the fear and grief, we have gone through the long, tortuous search...