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Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs June 20th, 2012, 11:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 742
Posted By flipgirl4
If you want to be a vet assistant, don't bother...

If you want to be a vet assistant, don't bother with the school. Volunteer at a shelter or humane society. Apply for jobs. I'm a trained on the job vet tech and while i don't know all the technical...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! January 10th, 2012, 01:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 825
Posted By flipgirl4
Purina NF is not available in Canada due to some...

Purina NF is not available in Canada due to some ingredient Canada won't allow. That is what I have been told. You can only get the dry here. Which sucks because my CRF cat likes it too. Not that I...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs November 17th, 2011, 04:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,195
Posted By flipgirl4
Of course its not on the CVO website. Doing so...

Of course its not on the CVO website. Doing so would infringe upon the rights to confidentiality and would slander the clinic involved. Kind of unfair competition don't ya think? And it would not be...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs November 5th, 2011, 12:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,415
Posted By flipgirl4
Instead of having your cat's toes cut off, why...

Instead of having your cat's toes cut off, why not wear a goalie mask to bed to protection t your face? Declawing is equivalent to cutting your fingers from the first joint. It is not.just the nails,...
Forum: Off topic forum September 28th, 2011, 02:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 875
Posted By flipgirl4
How about getting some of thine fake nests so the...

How about getting some of thine fake nests so the wasps think their territory has been taken? Even just putting up paper bags that have been blown up and tied would work. Or hire an exterminator. I...
Forum: Cat food forum September 28th, 2011, 02:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,015
Posted By flipgirl4
I read the message boards on vin.com - since I...

I read the message boards on vin.com - since I work at a clinic I have access to the vets' boards. I usually read the ones regarding nutrition. A couple of vets have used Evo for cats with diarrhea...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! September 12th, 2011, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 918
Posted By flipgirl4
My sister-in-law bought crib mattresses for her...

My sister-in-law bought crib mattresses for her dogs. She looked for orthopedic mattresses but didn't like the ones in the stores. She didn't like paying a ton of money for that stuff that looks like...
Forum: Dog food forum September 1st, 2011, 11:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,995
Posted By flipgirl4
I feed my dog Canine Life muffins. i buy the...

I feed my dog Canine Life muffins. i buy the premix and add meat, oil, eggs, a green veggie, an orange veggie, an apple, and either raspberries, blueberries, and cranberries. Or I buy them already...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 28th, 2011, 02:03 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 35,922
Posted By flipgirl4
No they do not hit your animal over the head with...

No they do not hit your animal over the head with a hammer. The extra cost is to put a catheter in the animal's vein in orderbto transport whatever is used to sedate/euthanize the animal. If you were...
Forum: Dog food forum July 28th, 2011, 01:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,424
Posted By flipgirl4
Our dogs are domestic and not living in the wild...

Our dogs are domestic and not living in the wild so they do not have the survival needs that wild dogs would. They do not need to reproduce quickly to ensure survival so they don't need the high...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs June 16th, 2011, 07:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,205
Posted By flipgirl4
You seem to be doing a great job! Crating is.very...

You seem to be doing a great job! Crating is.very useful for those times like when people are visiting and puppy needs some time away from the crowd or when puppy is in hospital to get spayed or...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs June 16th, 2011, 06:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,485
Posted By flipgirl4
I've used Feline Fresh pretty much since I've had...

I've used Feline Fresh pretty much since I've had my two cats. I liked it because it controlled odor well. I ddid find it dusty and it tracks a bit but the odor thing was the most important thing...
Forum: Cat food forum June 16th, 2011, 03:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,826
Posted By flipgirl4
I u I would not recommend the t/d. One...

I u

I would not recommend the t/d. One reason is it says on the bag that it is recommended that you only feed t/d for the best dental results. Well, IMHO, cats should be fed wet food for the...
Forum: Dog food forum May 31st, 2011, 08:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,244
Posted By flipgirl4
I thought spinach was bad for dogs? I don't know...

I thought spinach was bad for dogs? I don't know why but I read somewhere they shouldn't have spinach? Of course, Natures Variety raw has spinach in it.


As for raw, it's great if you can...
Forum: Cat food forum April 29th, 2010, 03:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,587
Posted By flipgirl4
Thank you for the info growler. From me and...

Thank you for the info growler. From me and Schweppie! When I told my vet about me feeding a homemade diet, she didn't really like the idea because the calcium and phosphorus ratio can be messed...
Forum: Dog food forum April 27th, 2010, 08:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 908
Posted By flipgirl4
This link contains one of my posts about my dog's...

This link contains one of my posts about my dog's experience with struvite crystals. Don't know if it'll work for your dog but a suggestion nonetheless.
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Forum: Cat food forum April 27th, 2010, 08:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,587
Posted By flipgirl4
My cat also is crf -diagnosed in December - I've...

My cat also is crf -diagnosed in December - I've tried the k/d, Medical Reduced Protein, and Purina NF - rotating them because Schweppie gets sick of food so quickly. According to my vet, she said...
Forum: Dog food forum April 27th, 2010, 08:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,114
Posted By flipgirl4
The Mountain Dog Food is not ground bone - it's...

The Mountain Dog Food is not ground bone - it's in pieces. I bought a couple of pounds and had to grind it for my small dog. You can buy the small breed kind with the bone ground up but the store...
Forum: Dog food forum April 23rd, 2010, 01:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,242
Posted By flipgirl4
I watched a vet do a dental a couple of weeks ago...

I watched a vet do a dental a couple of weeks ago and was a little bothered that the cat got a better cleaning than I do. The instrument which he scaled the teeth with vibrated to scrape the tartar...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 22nd, 2010, 11:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,915
Posted By flipgirl4
I'm really sorry for your sister's loss. And for...

I'm really sorry for your sister's loss. And for your parents'.

It does sound like poisoning and if they find out that it is, maybe putting a camera in the yard may help figure out who's doing...
Forum: Cat food forum April 22nd, 2010, 10:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 992
Posted By flipgirl4
Yes, they have discontinued the Instinct...

Yes, they have discontinued the Instinct varieties. They still have the Homestyle canned foods though. I asked them about it and one person said there was a quality issue with it and the people at...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs April 21st, 2010, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,448
Posted By flipgirl4
First of all, I would try some training with your...

First of all, I would try some training with your puller - alone without the other dog. Have some high-value treats in your hand (something that he never gets other times). Hold your hand by your...
Forum: Dog food forum April 21st, 2010, 08:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,352
Posted By flipgirl4
See my post in the other thread with respect to...

See my post in the other thread with respect to struvite crystals. Try googling Wysong - they have a food for struvite crystals which you have to order by phone but they also sell a supplement...
Forum: Dog food forum April 21st, 2010, 08:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,242
Posted By flipgirl4
Small dogs are prone to teeth problems...

Small dogs are prone to teeth problems regardless. Because of their small teeth, stuff gets in between. The size of the kibble doesn't matter; their teeth aren't designed to crush kibble but to...
Forum: Dog food forum April 21st, 2010, 08:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,342
Posted By flipgirl4
My shih-tzu x bichon had struvite crystals two...

My shih-tzu x bichon had struvite crystals two years ago. My vet suggested Royal Canin Urinary SO but I refused since it has no meat. Then she suggested Hill's c/d (I feed raw which she considered...
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