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Forum: Senior dogs Today, 02:28 AM
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Posted By MaxaLisa
Can you tell us exactly what tick disease was...

Can you tell us exactly what tick disease was tested for? And what type of test was used - titers/antibodies, PCR, etc?

The low platelets are highly suspicious for various tick diseases, and as a...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! January 23rd, 2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 164
Posted By MaxaLisa
I can think of a couple of things, but there are...

I can think of a couple of things, but there are most likely other possibilities....

That could be just her normal?

There is an underlying tooth issue? I can't remember which tooth, or it...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! January 23rd, 2015, 12:37 AM
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Views: 164
Posted By MaxaLisa
I am not sure if I am seeing it clearly, but does...

I am not sure if I am seeing it clearly, but does it also bulge more? It not be and might be the angle of the pic, I'm can't tell.
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! January 21st, 2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 62
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Posted By MaxaLisa
I'm sorry to hear of everything that you are...

I'm sorry to hear of everything that you are going through.

You might be able to culture the nose stuff and see what the best antibiotic would be? Have you tested for tick disease? I like to...
Forum: Puppy health January 14th, 2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 465
Posted By MaxaLisa
On second thought, I don't think it's technically...

On second thought, I don't think it's technically an herb (not sure), but it does flower ;)

Regardless, it's the plant form you do have to worry about, not the homeopathic form.
Forum: Senior dogs January 14th, 2015, 12:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 194
Posted By MaxaLisa
I HATE these mystery things, because you don't...

I HATE these mystery things, because you don't know how to fight them :( I'm so sorry that you are going through this!

I think in Arizona there are all sorts of fungal issues, and I would wonder...
Forum: Puppy health January 14th, 2015, 12:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 465
Posted By MaxaLisa
The HERB arnica is toxic and should only used as...

The HERB arnica is toxic and should only used as a poultice on external injuries, as my mom used to do as a young girl and would go pick it in the mountains :)

Homeopathically, no worries about...
Forum: Puppy health January 11th, 2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 465
Posted By MaxaLisa
Yes, some kind of collar will be needed. I prefer...

Yes, some kind of collar will be needed. I prefer the clear cones, which I've always had to buy myelf at the pet store because the vets here seem to have only the solid white ones. Normally I can...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! January 6th, 2015, 03:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 153
Posted By MaxaLisa
It does make sense, but I don't know what an...

It does make sense, but I don't know what an infected nail would look like, cut like that.

Pull back the hair on all of the other nails and check if there are any other nails looking like they...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! January 6th, 2015, 03:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 172
Posted By MaxaLisa
You might look into changing foods to a single...

You might look into changing foods to a single protein, single carb/starch - a dog should not regularly vomit.

SIBO might be an issue here.
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! January 5th, 2015, 11:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 199
Posted By MaxaLisa
I'm sorry to hear about the problems that your...

I'm sorry to hear about the problems that your dog is having :(

Last time I looked into "elbows", was a long time ago. Back then, there weren't good surgical options for elbow dysplasia like...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! January 3rd, 2015, 03:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By MaxaLisa
I wonder if that's just from the tongue not being...

I wonder if that's just from the tongue not being held in the mouth? If he's been in rescue, then maybe just some good care will help?
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 31st, 2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 398
Posted By MaxaLisa
Yes, this.

Yes, this.
Forum: Senior dogs December 23rd, 2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By MaxaLisa
Rarely is there one allergy in isolation, though...

Rarely is there one allergy in isolation, though you have only seen one extreme reaction. A dog with allergies means that the immune system is signaling inappropriately. Allergies can be devastating...
Forum: Senior dogs December 22nd, 2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 346
Posted By MaxaLisa
I am so very very sorry that it was her time. ...

I am so very very sorry that it was her time. She hung on as long as she could to stay with you. It is a deep and profound loss when we lose such good friends. My thoughts are with you ((hug))
...
Forum: Senior dogs December 21st, 2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 346
Posted By MaxaLisa
She may be in CHF, congestive heart failure, and...

She may be in CHF, congestive heart failure, and usually they prescribe lasix for that fluid in the abdomin, as well as other meds. Whether that would be appropriate here, the vet will know more......
Forum: Senior dogs December 20th, 2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 346
Posted By MaxaLisa
I also agree that the meds are probably doing...

I also agree that the meds are probably doing damage, but when you have seniors, ,and when you have senior seniors, their comfort is the most important thing.

I would still call the vet. There...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 19th, 2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 398
Posted By MaxaLisa
Acupuncture would be a great idea!! I would also...

Acupuncture would be a great idea!! I would also consider a chiropractor, since the neck/jaw might have been manipulated in a funny way while under anesthesia and may now be misaligned. I have to...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 19th, 2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By MaxaLisa
Oh, for a doggie bath, I love the zymox shampoos....

Oh, for a doggie bath, I love the zymox shampoos. For a particular condition, there might be prescription shampoos that work better, but this stuff works well for my sensitive girl.
...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 19th, 2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By MaxaLisa
I was also going to recommend a doggie derm -...

I was also going to recommend a doggie derm - there could be a secondary infection or something. My dog had something similar and it was a doggie staph infection. You can search for one here: ...
Forum: Senior dogs December 19th, 2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 346
Posted By MaxaLisa
I remember your mast cell thread! I kinda...

I remember your mast cell thread! I kinda disappeared from it, I'm sorry about that - my mom was real sick over that time and I didn't get back to the forum for awhile.

I agree that the coughing...
Forum: Senior dogs December 11th, 2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 660
Posted By MaxaLisa
I have problems getting Jazz to eat most things,...

I have problems getting Jazz to eat most things, I have to put it in a capsule, which doesn't work if they are supposed to take a lot. I hope you can keep them eating the greenmin and that it helps!
Forum: Senior dogs December 11th, 2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 398
Posted By MaxaLisa
I think it's really hard to have seniors, yet...

I think it's really hard to have seniors, yet very special at the same time.

Jazz here is a young dog with old dog problems - always had a problem eating, drops things from her mouth, has...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 5th, 2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 538
Posted By MaxaLisa
Best of luck!

Best of luck!
Forum: Senior dogs December 2nd, 2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 660
Posted By MaxaLisa
I follow that vet on FB, so I'm familiar with his...

I follow that vet on FB, so I'm familiar with his products. I've been trying to give jazz here a supplement wwith spirulina in it, and she hates it :o

That dosing sounds about right. That's a...
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