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Forum: Pets that have passed away - Rainbow bridge February 10th, 2016, 09:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 260
Posted By MaxaLisa
Oh No SW. Even though this was kinda expected, it...

Oh No SW. Even though this was kinda expected, it was not expected at all. I am so very sorry.

You were wonderful with Shiloh. She had a neurodegenerative disorder, and you supported her as it...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! January 19th, 2016, 05:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 377
Posted By MaxaLisa
If you are seeing white and green gunk, that is...

If you are seeing white and green gunk, that is infection. If it continues, the vet needs to give you some antibiotics for the eye. For now, I really like the idea of the saline solution, several...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! January 2nd, 2016, 01:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 844
Posted By MaxaLisa
Is the globulin high or low? What about the...

Is the globulin high or low? What about the albumin?
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 29th, 2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 844
Posted By MaxaLisa
Just as an FYI, the TSH in dogs is highly...

Just as an FYI, the TSH in dogs is highly unreliable. It's wrong in about 30% of the dogs, something about having an extra feedback look that we don't have....
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Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 23rd, 2015, 04:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 298
Posted By MaxaLisa
It may be vestibular, I would hope that the vets...

It may be vestibular, I would hope that the vets would recognize this if that's what is going on.

With an emergency, 3 days is a long time to wait for bloodwork, unless they are running a special...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 17th, 2015, 12:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By MaxaLisa
I would also rule out hip pain or muscle strain -...

I would also rule out hip pain or muscle strain - if he's licking and/or biting that area due to pain, it might cause skin injury?
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 17th, 2015, 12:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By MaxaLisa
You can spend a lot of money dinking around. ...

You can spend a lot of money dinking around. That's weird enough looking that I would go straight to a local dermatologist, if there is one around. Personally it looks like infection to me, like...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 25th, 2015, 12:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 454
Posted By MaxaLisa
Interesting about the doxy and non-response, I...

Interesting about the doxy and non-response, I wonder what they were looking at. Sometimes they give steroids at the ame time which mucks things up.

IF he is doing well, and continuing to...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 22nd, 2015, 02:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 454
Posted By MaxaLisa
This, btw, is completely consistent with tick...

This, btw, is completely consistent with tick disease. Doxycycline would have been the antibiotic of choice, with ceftriaxone not touching some of the tick diseases that can cause your symptoms.
...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 13th, 2015, 11:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 418
Posted By MaxaLisa
Peronally I would go to the specialit, or to a...

Peronally I would go to the specialit, or to a holitic vet. Mot regular vet really are jut playing wack-a-mole with this stuff. There are ome diagnositcs that can be done first, and a good specialist...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 11th, 2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By MaxaLisa
I know with FCE, basically a spinal stroke, early...

I know with FCE, basically a spinal stroke, early acupuncture and treatment can bring a lot more function back than if it's started later. So being proactive I'm sure has made a world of difference...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 11th, 2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By MaxaLisa
Oh, btw, I would not stop the acupuncture. I...

Oh, btw, I would not stop the acupuncture. I would continue it on a maintenance schedule, but I would think that you don't need to it as frequently.

I know that there are different types of...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 11th, 2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By MaxaLisa
Oh my, thank you for standing by her. My...

Oh my, thank you for standing by her.

My first stop would be the folks on this forum, if you haven't been there yet:
http://dodgerslist.boards.net/

I will definitely be thinking good...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 10th, 2015, 12:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By MaxaLisa
I personally would get a second opinion from a...

I personally would get a second opinion from a good internal medicine vet.
http://www.acvim.org/

I might be concerned about something like a tick disease. An adult dog with demodex says that...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 10th, 2015, 12:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 697
Posted By MaxaLisa
I'm so very sorry to hear about the cancer. ...

I'm so very sorry to hear about the cancer. Cancer sucks :( What type is it?

You might look into doxycycline perhaps, depending on the cancer. It can sometimes help with platelets, and has some...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 8th, 2015, 04:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 697
Posted By MaxaLisa
I'm not a fan of the forti-flora: ...

I'm not a fan of the forti-flora: http://fortiflorafordogs.com/usage.html - E. faecium can sometimes become pathogenic. I've had good luck with the mercola pet probiotics - haven't used the one...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 8th, 2015, 04:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By MaxaLisa
The antibiotic might not be the right one?

The antibiotic might not be the right one?
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! October 29th, 2015, 02:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 697
Posted By MaxaLisa
Do you know what type of infection it was and...

Do you know what type of infection it was and what drug(s) were used to treat it?

What probiotics are you uing?

Some dogs can't tolerate processed foods after having pancreatitis. Typically...
Forum: Senior dogs October 29th, 2015, 01:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 630
Posted By MaxaLisa
I think b6 may increase vivid dreams? I...

I think b6 may increase vivid dreams?

I think you are in a tough spot. My mom's caregiver told us that when she gives her advil, then mom goes to sleep, which just told us that a lot of mom's...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! October 27th, 2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,940
Posted By MaxaLisa
Niamh07, I would try some Arnica from the health...

Niamh07, I would try some Arnica from the health food store for any type of a sprain.
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! October 27th, 2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 175,177
Posted By MaxaLisa
^^licking is usually a medical thing, so I...

^^licking is usually a medical thing, so I wouldn't want to use distraction as a way to hide the symptoms.
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! October 27th, 2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 697
Posted By MaxaLisa
Unfortunately, scoping is the only way they can...

Unfortunately, scoping is the only way they can diagnose something like Inflammatory Bowel Disease, or infections like H Pylori. My girl has IBD, and not much really shows up in her bloodwork. Her...
Forum: Senior dogs October 27th, 2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 630
Posted By MaxaLisa
17 is an amazing age.... I might double...

17 is an amazing age....

I might double check on the melatonin dosage. I've only used small, tiny dosages, but I know some out there use huge amounts.

Cholidin (sp?) is one that some people...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! July 24th, 2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 354
Posted By MaxaLisa
I would just be careful about drinking a lot of...

I would just be careful about drinking a lot of water at one time and then combining it with physical activity. That can definitely increase the risk of bloat.
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! June 1st, 2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 435
Posted By MaxaLisa
Giving an overview of what you think are the...

Giving an overview of what you think are the issues and symtpoms would be helpful. I saw a bunch of pictures of vomit, and then closed the window because it was taking too long to load....
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