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Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! October 8th, 2013, 10:58 PM
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Posted By Myka
UPDATE: For anyone interested! Well, I've...

UPDATE: For anyone interested!

Well, I've come to the conclusion that Roxy's atopic dermatitis is seasonal. Thanks to this thread I can look back and see what was happening and I see very...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 21st, 2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 577
Posted By Myka
Yes, the blood (and saliva) testing for dogs and...

Yes, the blood (and saliva) testing for dogs and cats is highly debatable. Some vets put a lot of faith into it, others scoff at it. I have two vets, one in each bin...of course! ;) You can do...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 21st, 2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 577
Posted By Myka
Allergy testing questions

I am considering allergy testing for Roxy who has been diagnosed with atopic dermatitis. She is doing pretty well right now on a raw diet with limited ingredients. I am hoping allergy testing might...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 2nd, 2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,721
Posted By Myka
Well I think what I will do is try them out for 6...

Well I think what I will do is try them out for 6 months and see if there is any difference. I don't see any harm in it. I can't imagine why an homeopathic veterinarian would suggest a poor product.
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 2nd, 2012, 08:29 PM
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Views: 1,721
Posted By Myka
So if the rawhide is minced so there is no risk...

So if the rawhide is minced so there is no risk of expansion in the stomach, and no risk of the dog swallowing large chunks, why is it still so terrible? I imagine the dental additives are...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 2nd, 2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,721
Posted By Myka
Thanks for the replies! Barkingdog, you did...

Thanks for the replies!

Barkingdog, you did not read it fully. I thought the same as you at first, but the rawhide is minced. The chews can be broken in half by hand. I'm not interested in...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 2nd, 2012, 10:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,721
Posted By Myka
Tartar Shield Soft Rawhide Chews

My vet, who practices traditional methods as well as homeopathic methods sent hubby home with Tartar Shield Soft Rawhide Chews which she suggested as beneficial tooth cleaning chews for Peewee...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! September 23rd, 2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 13,275
Posted By Myka
Thanks MaxaLisa! So far so good! Now, to get...

Thanks MaxaLisa! So far so good! Now, to get some better variety in there... :D
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs September 22nd, 2012, 10:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,317
Posted By Myka
Which Royal Canin food are your cats on? Why are...

Which Royal Canin food are your cats on? Why are they on it?
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! September 22nd, 2012, 10:03 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 13,275
Posted By Myka
Ok, so it looks like I am finally winning the...

Ok, so it looks like I am finally winning the battle! :thumbs up

Roxy has been doing well so far on the following foods: chicken, turkey, sweet potatoes, carrots, and lentils. She is also doing...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! September 16th, 2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 13,275
Posted By Myka
Roxy is actually doing really well right now. ...

Roxy is actually doing really well right now. Her ears look good, her feet look good, no rash. No scratching, no head shaking, no foul smell, and so far no anal gland over-filling troubles. She...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! September 15th, 2012, 11:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 979
Posted By Myka
A 50/50 mix of apple cider vinegar and water...

A 50/50 mix of apple cider vinegar and water sprayed on my dog's feet twice a day helps her feet when they get bad, and kills the yeast when she gets yeast infection of her feet. Recently, my dog...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! September 15th, 2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 13,275
Posted By Myka
I honestly don't think she has food allergies. ...

I honestly don't think she has food allergies. I've never been overly convinced of this. I'm pretty sure she had Demodectic Mange last fall which is something that healthy adult dogs aren't...
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants September 14th, 2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,049
Posted By Myka
There is something "wild" looking about him, but...

There is something "wild" looking about him, but I don't think it is wolf.
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! September 14th, 2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 13,275
Posted By Myka
Thanks Growler! Yes, you are right about...

Thanks Growler!

Yes, you are right about those foods Lisa, everything in moderation though, right? I hope to get Roxy's stomach used to changing food items often so that she can have something...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs September 13th, 2012, 10:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 760
Posted By Myka
Make sure whatever you put on his ears won't hurt...

Make sure whatever you put on his ears won't hurt his eyes because it is likely that it will get in his eyes when he puts his head down. Maybe you could get a groomer to shave his ears...maybe if...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs September 13th, 2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 272
Posted By Myka
Thyroid Medication Recall

http://www.lifewithdogs.tv/2012/09/thyroid-medication-recall2/
Forum: Cat food forum September 12th, 2012, 03:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,496
Posted By Myka
Don't forget to use enough bone for calcium,...

Don't forget to use enough bone for calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, and other minerals. There are many prepared raw diets available at good quality pet food stores that are premixed, balanced, and...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! September 12th, 2012, 07:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,000
Posted By Myka
Has the vet said exactly what infection he is...

Has the vet said exactly what infection he is treating with the antibiotics? The way you say it, it sounds like the vet is guessing at a problem by throwing antibiotics at the dog (which is an...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs September 12th, 2012, 07:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 572
Posted By Myka
Haemobartonella is an infectious parasite that...

Haemobartonella is an infectious parasite that attaches to red blood cells. The body tries to kill the parasite, thus killing the red blood cells which causes chronic anemia. Therefore, it is a...
Forum: Cat food forum September 10th, 2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,496
Posted By Myka
Here is a list of the best quality canned cat...

Here is a list of the best quality canned cat foods: http://www.traciehotchner.com/cc/files/CatChatApprovedFoods.pdf

Here is a list of the best quality canned cat foods you can buy at the...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! September 10th, 2012, 09:08 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 13,275
Posted By Myka
This morning Roxy had her first meal with no...

This morning Roxy had her first meal with no kibble at all. A couple weeks before the change I had started adding cooked green lentils to her kibble since she had loose stools quite frequently in...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! September 3rd, 2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 13,275
Posted By Myka
I don't think Roxy can tolerate fish oil either...

I don't think Roxy can tolerate fish oil either (my new vet mentioned not all dogs tolerate fish oil very well, allergy or not), but I am going to try again once we sort out the food thing. It's...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! September 3rd, 2012, 11:53 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 13,275
Posted By Myka
Don't forget omega 3 fatty acid! Natural...

Don't forget omega 3 fatty acid! Natural anti-inflammatory. :) B-vitamins also make sense. I don't know anything about the others...will look into it. Thanks!

I'm going to see how Roxy does...
Forum: Feeding raw food to dogs & cats - B.A.R.F - RMB - Homecooked diet September 3rd, 2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,384
Posted By Myka
Either way it still costs $1/lb to get it ground...

Either way it still costs $1/lb to get it ground up at the butcher, so even if I get the poultry at $1/lb I am still double the cost of the Mountain Dog. I will buy the MD turkey on the next go and...
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