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  1. Dry skin/itchy patches

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    Our golden boy (1 year 2 mos) has had dry skin most of his life. When we got him as a puppy, he had horrible dandruff that required special shampoo to get rid of. Now that he's older, he still gets rings of dry skin that peel as well as dandruff on his rump and inner legs. When I took him to the...
  2. Vomiting/Intestinal + Staph Infection - Any insight would be great!

    Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    Hello Everyone! I apologize in advance for the lengthy post, but need to put the whole history out there to see if anyone could help. This is my first time posting, but I have long browsed these forums. I'm unfortunately writing to share some intense medical issues we our currently facing...
  3. reocurring staph infections and itchy, scabby skin

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    Our 18-month pup, Rusty, developed itchy bumps, which turned into scabs, at the beginning of April. He was put on a round of antibiotics, as it was diagnosed as a staph infection. The antibiotics cleared the bumps and scabs, but within days of finishing the treatment, he was back to...
  4. Staph Infection

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    Hello, My name is Natalie and I have two golden retriever's. Jake has had a staph infection for over 6 months now along with an ear infection. Last week the local vet started him on chloramphenicol (viceton). The vet had him on over 450 mg of the recommended dosage. Jake was beat down. He...