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  1. Dallas area vet recommendations

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hi, we are picking up our puppy next week and in search of good vets in the Dallas area. Please comment or message with recommendations, thank you!
  2. Allery issues advice and pushy vets

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    Hi, quick background about the issue: our bitch is 2 years old, she was always itchy right from the get go, she used to chew her paws a lot until the fur turned like a reddish brown colour. Vet never seemed bothered about it when i brought it up. Fast forward to february this year, the dog is 21...
  3. Looking for opinions- my dog needs a second surgery

    Golden Retriever Senior Center
    Hello! This is my first time to the forums so I'll take a quick second to introduce myself and my dog-- I'm 24 and married my husband 2 years ago, my husband has had our golden retriever since he was a puppy and he's now 13 years old. His name is Midas. He is such a joy in our lives and is an...
  4. Rash on belly around genitals

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    My dog developed this rash about a week ago on his stomach around his genitals. It is hard to tell in this picture, but it is also really bad on the side of his penis. He doesn't seem irritated by it, but he does occasionally try to lick at it like normal. He has had an ear infection for about a...
  5. Incision sight leaking - spayed on tuesday

    Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    Eleanor got spayed on Tuesday and I've had an awful time finding a way to get her to stop licking her incision. I've tried 3 different cone collars and one of the inflatable one's that is supposed to stop her from moving her neck but her face is too long and the bigger one's won't fit her neck...
  6. Recommendations for vet & training classes

    Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    Hi, I'm new to GRF but appreciate the wealth of information I've already gathered just by reading other threads. I'm preparing for a puppy and want to have a few items squared away. I'll be living in Chicago (city, not suburb) and am looking for: 1. vet (regular and urgent care) 2. puppy class...
  7. 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...
  8. Finding a vet...

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hello!! After much searching and then waiting since February this year.. We'll be welcoming the newest member of the family next week!!:wavey: I've got the crate, the bed, bowls, books, registered for puppy preschool.. Then I realized I also need a vet !!:doh::doh::doh: When do I...
  9. 11 year old golden, mouth pain- please help!!

    Member Introductions
    Hello, My 11 year old male golden has been resting allot today and salivating more then usual and has had a droopy eye. Just seemed extra tired as he is getting old but I just tried to give him his meds (he's been on pain killers for hip displacia for 10 years and also has arthritis) and he...
  10. Anyone use Dr. Dobias products?

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    Dr. Peter Dobias - Holistic Veterinarian Looks interesting - holistic and natural. Decent amount of likes on Facebook. Does anyone have experience with any of his products?
  11. Spay/Nueter Advice

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    Hello everyone! Just last night I dropped off one of my puggles (Antonia) to get spayed. That got me thinking about Maci getting spayed. Our vet had mentioned something about waiting a little bit longer to get them spayed may decrease the risk in some diseases as apparently some tests are being...
  12. Help I need to find a GOOD vet :/

    Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    Hi all! I haven't formally introduced myself so apologies there! I have been a watcher for a while on the board, have obtained loads of useful information, have responded to one or two posts but haven't started a thread of my own but now I'm getting desperate. I'm from the East Bay of CA and...
  13. Laika's first vet visit

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    So Laika had her first vet visit yesterday and did very well! Although at the end of it as we had to wake her from her nap, she was extremely grouchy. It was better later on and we gave her the heartworm medication and revolution before bedtime.. And we had never really heard her cry so much...
  14. My dog hates the vet!

    Golden Retriever Behavioral Problems & Issues
    My dog, Diego, realllly does not enjoy going to the vet. He tries to hide behind the chairs, under the chairs, or stands by the door hoping to get out. I know I am supposed to ignore him, but it gets a little embarrassing. He's even peed on the floor, and pants heavily. Every time I've taken him...
  15. Help - Northeastern NJ, Can someone recommend a good vet?

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    I have a senior golden & need a good vet, preferably in Bergen county but I will travel outside if I need to. I like my current vet, however, she is mobile vet only & it can be an issue if I need an immediate appointment. Any help would be appreciated!
  16. First Shots

    First Shots

    Charlie getting his first shots