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Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! July 23rd, 2016, 03:50 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Loki Love
No one can say if this will pass or not. Your...

No one can say if this will pass or not. Your best bet is to try and get her to a vet.
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! July 2nd, 2016, 10:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 690
Posted By Loki Love
I have - we found it a bit too bony for our dog,...

I have - we found it a bit too bony for our dog, but every dog is different. It's a great brand and certainly worth a try. We have also used Mountain Dog Food with good success.

If you can...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! July 2nd, 2016, 05:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 690
Posted By Loki Love
Keep in mind - being allergic to poultry in...

Keep in mind - being allergic to poultry in kibble is quite different from raw poultry. Many dogs do just fine with raw chicken and yet couldn't tolerate it in kibble. Plus, you could always go...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! July 2nd, 2016, 05:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 690
Posted By Loki Love
Keep in mind that Vanectyl-P is different from...

Keep in mind that Vanectyl-P is different from the Apoquel - one has steroids, the other does not. Maybe you already knew that - I wasn't sure.

I can certainly sympathize with the skin issues. ...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! June 7th, 2016, 09:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 858
Posted By Loki Love
Maybe she's eating too quickly? What if you fed...

Maybe she's eating too quickly? What if you fed smaller portions more frequently?
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs May 21st, 2016, 05:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 404
Posted By Loki Love
He's too old at this point to declaw - declawing...

He's too old at this point to declaw - declawing at any point is cruel and unnecessary, but to consider doing it at this age - even worse.

Have you tried soft paws? How often do you cut his nails...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 1st, 2016, 11:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 949
Posted By Loki Love
I wrote directly to Zoetis about a year ago...

I wrote directly to Zoetis about a year ago asking them when Apoquel would be available here - they couldn't give me a definitive answer. If you do end up with updated information on availability,...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 1st, 2016, 10:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 949
Posted By Loki Love
Vanectyl-P has a very low amount of steroids per...

Vanectyl-P has a very low amount of steroids per tablet - 2mg/tablet which is a low dose for a large dog such as yours, but nonetheless still a steroid.

I've heard amazing things about Apoquel and...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs February 22nd, 2016, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 478
Posted By Loki Love
You can check the OFA results online yourself -...

You can check the OFA results online yourself - ask for that information.

What is being done with the dogs besides breeding? Are they being shown? Are they working dogs? Agility, CGC, etc? ...
Forum: Cat food forum February 17th, 2016, 02:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,105
Posted By Loki Love
Yes, I know this. He isn't constipated...

Yes, I know this.



He isn't constipated a lot. It's happened twice and we know to avoid dry kibble because of it.



He gets lots of fluids given he only eats canned/wet food. Cats are...
Forum: Cat food forum February 17th, 2016, 08:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,105
Posted By Loki Love
Rice in Canned Food

Hi -

It's been a long while since I've posted anything, but I do have a question on cat food.

Yagi can't handle any kind of kibble (it constipates him to the point of vet intervention is...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs January 1st, 2016, 01:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 799
Posted By Loki Love
You could do some different types of training...

You could do some different types of training indoors - mental stimulation is often much more tiring than physical exercise! Teach some new tricks, etc :) That's not to say that walks aren't...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 4th, 2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,745
Posted By Loki Love
Good plan. It's better to start by elimination...

Good plan. It's better to start by elimination then guessing and trying various things all at once. :thumbs up
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 3rd, 2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,745
Posted By Loki Love
Not sure if it's thyroid, but what about yeast? ...

Not sure if it's thyroid, but what about yeast? Have you considered he may have a yeast infection?

Also, you may want to consider a different vet if the one you're seeing doesn't seem to be on...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 25th, 2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 818
Posted By Loki Love
I said 'most' people - not all :) Pet...

I said 'most' people - not all :)

Pet ownership is about a lot of research and knowing what you're getting yourself into. The unexpected happens and you can't always plan for the worst, but you...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 24th, 2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 818
Posted By Loki Love
I disagree. Most people understand that with...

I disagree. Most people understand that with responsible pet ownership comes vet costs. Some vets are more expensive than others - and sometimes that goes hand in hand with the quality of care...
Forum: Newspaper Articles of Interest (animal/pet related) from Around the World February 26th, 2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By Loki Love
Judging by ingredients alone, I would never use...

Judging by ingredients alone, I would never use Beneful.
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants February 22nd, 2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By Loki Love
As the article mentions - what about those...

As the article mentions - what about those travelling with their service dogs?
Forum: Introduce yourself here - Say hello February 19th, 2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 727
Posted By Loki Love
Are all the dogs neutered/spayed at this point? ...

Are all the dogs neutered/spayed at this point? If not, start there - although, it may not help at this point, but it certainly wouldn't hurt either.

What kind of training has been done with all...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior February 15th, 2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 810
Posted By Loki Love
I suggest you start working on NILF immediately...

I suggest you start working on NILF immediately (http://k9deb.com/nilif.htm).

What kind of training have you done with her? How much exercise is she getting daily? She's a high energy breed -...
Forum: Kitten health February 14th, 2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 534
Posted By Loki Love
Normally, it's best practice to wait until the...

Normally, it's best practice to wait until the cat (or dog for that matter) is out of heat before spaying them. It is a riskier surgery to do while they are in heat.
Forum: Introduce yourself here - Say hello January 4th, 2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 575
Posted By Loki Love
I'd be more concerned with someone taking him or...

I'd be more concerned with someone taking him or being hit by a car rather than looking into a gps tracker.

Letting your dog wander, unsupervised, is never a good idea. Can you not tether him...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! January 1st, 2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 992
Posted By Loki Love
I would have a full blood panel done - just to...

I would have a full blood panel done - just to make sure nothing is off, and that would rule out any thyroid issues.
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs December 18th, 2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 594
Posted By Loki Love
Even when a dog is up to date on their shots,...

Even when a dog is up to date on their shots, parvo can still be a risk.

You really need to find a way to get your dog to a vet - it's not fair to him to let him suffer :(
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs December 17th, 2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 594
Posted By Loki Love
It sounds like your dog needs to see a vet - I'd...

It sounds like your dog needs to see a vet - I'd make an appt and see what they think.
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