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  1. Pet Insurance, Vitamins/Supplements?

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    I got a golden puppy and am looking into Pet Insurance. What pet insurance do you have, why, and about how much does it cost on average per month for you? Another question is, do you feed your golden any supplements or vitamins? I have read posts about people giving their golden omega-3's and...
  2. Vitamins and Dosages HELP!

    Golden Retriever Nutrition, Feeding & Recipes
    Hello everyone, I have a 9 month old male, that’s 64lbs who I have been giving coconut oil too, to add a little shine to his coat. I have been reading allot on other forms about omega vitamins, fish oils, vitamin C and E as well as others. But I haven’t seen specific dosage plans. Now I am not...
  3. Advice: best probiotics?

    Golden Retriever Nutrition, Feeding & Recipes
    Hello everyone, Question for my pup, Henry. He is almost 4 years old and always had digestive issues. He suffers from a lot of allergies and has always had stomach issues. He's the rant of the litter, and I think that's where the issues come from (but maybe not!) I was wondering if you could...
  4. American Golden Pups - food supplments etc

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hello - Community! Thank you for taking a look at my post. :) My post is in regards to supplements and puppy food for these new little pups we will be getting soon - since we were used to taking care of my older rescue I have a few questions. My previous Golden, ate Nutro (as the rescue place...
  5. Puppy Vitamines

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hi guys, A couple questions about something I saw while walking around Petsmart the other day. They sell puppy multi-vitamines for daily use. Are these of any use? I don't give him any kind of supplements apart from fish oil. His diet right now is Taste of The Wild Puppy Pacific Stream and...
  6. First Puppy and a Gazillion Questions!

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hi everyone, I have been silently following the forum for two years, slowly created a login and finally went out and got a puppy. We are getting out golden female from inthepink Feb 28. I am so overwhelmed with everything but very excited and so glad I found the forum. This forum and the...
  7. Home cooked diet advice - how to stay on the right track?

    Golden Retriever Nutrition, Feeding & Recipes
    For those feeding homemade food for your dogs - any advice on how to monitor that we are doing it correctly? I'm terrified I may do it wrong and end up with toxicity or deficiencies... I try to switch up the sources of calcium (ground eggshells to calcium carbonat to bonemeal) and add...
  8. Supplements

    Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    Hello all! I am looking to get Koda going on some supplements that I have been putting off and just looking for some opinions. First - do you recommend fish oil or salmon oil? And what brand of each do you recommend. I heard you have to make sure the brand takes the mercury out of the product...
  9. Green foods supplement dosage?

    Golden Retriever Nutrition, Feeding & Recipes
    What are your thoughts/experiences with green food supplements for our goldens? How much do you feed? Did you notice it healing any problems? Reading various holistic type books lately, they all mention the following: - Spirulina - Wheat grass - Barley grass - Olive leaf - Echinacea - Chlorella...
  10. What brands of supplements would you recommend?

    Golden Retriever Nutrition, Feeding & Recipes
    I've been reading through threads on supplements and though I have an idea (and am feeding) what supplements to give, the brands make a difference. I try to give human supplements when I'm sure of the dosages and suitability, otherwise, I'll stick with the dog ones which are costlier and of...
  11. Essiac? 4 herb or 8 herb?

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    Hi there, I am Mojo's mom!! I have been writing about him on the general forum. I have been researching Essiac and the 4 herb sites say they are the true formula, as do the 8 herb sites. From what I gather, I think the 4 herb is the original, but can anyone please tell me which is better?? I...
  12. Questions about supplements for my goldens

    Golden Retriever Nutrition, Feeding & Recipes
    Greetings - this is my first post on the forums. I have two goldens; Teddy, our 9 1/2 yo, 105lb boy, and Bella, our 1 1/2 yo girl (who is approx 70lbs). Both dogs are regularly active, (the addition of a youngster to Teddy's world last year has done wonders for his activity levels). Teddy's...
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