Category: Diseases and Conditions

Degenerative Myelopathy in Golden Retrievers

A progressive spinal cord disease, degenerative myelopathy in Golden Retrievers could have devastating effects. It starts with weakness in hind limbs and gradually leads to the loss of motor coordination and complete paralysis. Owners aware of the signs of degenerative myelopathy are better placed to slow down its …

10 Reasons for Hair Loss in Golden Retrievers

Hair fall is a natural process in dogs. As the old hairs fall out, a new set of hair grows to replace them. However, hair loss in Golden Retrievers turns out to be a problem when excessive shedding causes bald spots on their beautiful coat and leads to …

Skin Allergies in Golden Retrievers: Identifying, Preventing Threats

Skin allergies in Golden Retrievers range from atopic dermatitis to common rashes and irritations. A dog that comes into contact with mold, dirt, pollen, and household chemicals is likely to develop skin problems. Food is another cause for concern while parasites, such as fleas, too play a part. …

How To Treat Golden Retriever Skin Problems

Does your Golden Retriever exhibit signs of scratching or skin ailments? Does his skin look itchy and dry? Skin problems are common in dogs. Your Retriever is no exception either. So how do you know your pooch is suffering from skin disorders? Watch your pet’s behavior to identify …

Genetic Disease in Golden Retriever

If you have a four-legged friend at home, you are wondering whether he is at a risk of hereditary problems. Well, there has been a rise in the incidence of genetic problems among various dog breeds. Then Golden Retriever is no exception. Its people-pleasing, outgoing, playful, and adaptable …

Common Golden Retriever Health Problems You Should Watch Out For

Golden retrievers are a favorite breed for most dog owners. They are friendly, highly intelligent, eager to please, and very trainable. Generally, they are also healthy. However, because of irresponsible breeding in the past, this breed has developed certain genetic disorders and is prone to some health problems. …

How to Stop Snoring in Golden Retrievers

Anything that inhales and takes a nap can snore. Snoring or wheezing is the sound created by an impediment in the nasal entry or nostrils that prompts to airway contraction. Golden Retrievers snore for various reasons, however, before you attempt to stop the wheezing, it is important to …

Symptoms, Causes and Treatments for Golden Retriever Separation Anxiety

Golden retriever separation anxiety is observed when your dog becomes terrified to be disconnected from you. Separation anxiety is typically common in golden retrievers because of their happy and loving nature. Goldens tend to get attached to their owner as soon as they are being adopted. This article …