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Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! Yesterday, 07:25 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Longblades
Do you have a diagnosis yet? I wonder if they...

Do you have a diagnosis yet? I wonder if they are flea bites? I see what might be flea frass on him. Looks nasty and uncomfortable if the poor boy is itchy.

ETA: LOL, first thought was this...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs April 22nd, 2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 227
Posted By Longblades
Oh, oh, you just gave my heart a little...

Oh, oh, you just gave my heart a little happy/hurting pang. Sadie used to do that, she did it most of her life with us when I made the bed. Sadie's been gone just over a year.

Thank you. Even...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs April 22nd, 2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 227
Posted By Longblades
Favourites at my house are crumpled up expired...

Favourites at my house are crumpled up expired post it notes, a stick with me on the other end poking it under a corner of carpet and another stick with a string on one end and me on the other end. ...
Forum: Newspaper Articles of Interest (animal/pet related) from Around the World April 20th, 2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 178
Posted By Longblades
Scary, isn't it? First saw that a year ago. ...

Scary, isn't it? First saw that a year ago. Most restraint systems seem to be for the safety of the human occupants, to prevent flying objects from clobbering them. You might like this site too:
...
Forum: Pet photography - Pet pictures April 17th, 2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 290
Posted By Longblades
So cute. Bea is a Boston Terrier? I'm not good...

So cute. Bea is a Boston Terrier? I'm not good with the little breeds. Congratulations. :) How old is she?
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 16th, 2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By Longblades
I agree your cat would benefit from a trip to the...

I agree your cat would benefit from a trip to the Vet. However, acne on the chin like that can be caused by using plastic food dishes in dogs. I'm not sure about cats but if you are using plastic...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior April 16th, 2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 234
Posted By Longblades
Agree with all above and want to emphasize the...

Agree with all above and want to emphasize the value of obedience work. Group classes will teach you how to gain his attention in distracting situations. Such as people walking by on the street.
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Forum: Dog training - dog behavior April 14th, 2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By Longblades
The Rory O'Neill website is impressive. I...

The Rory O'Neill website is impressive. I suggest you check out the associations she claims to be a member of. Websites are often not kept up to date but her name did not come up as a member on the...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs April 11th, 2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 279
Posted By Longblades
Surely an accuser would have to provided the...

Surely an accuser would have to provided the dates and times you were out with your dog and supposedly not picking up poop? I would think the place the poop was deposited would also have to be given...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 11th, 2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 381
Posted By Longblades
This cat needs to be examined by a Vet. Take in...

This cat needs to be examined by a Vet. Take in a stool sample and a urine sample. Ask the Vet how and when to get these samples, the Vet will usually provide you with proper little containers for...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 9th, 2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 290
Posted By Longblades
There might be a municipal by-law governing how...

There might be a municipal by-law governing how many you can have.

We've had four. Our two oldest died last year at ages 18 and 20.5. So we were down to two till just this very morning.
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Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs April 5th, 2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 211
Posted By Longblades
When friends lost their dog their daughter, who...

When friends lost their dog their daughter, who had grown up with him, needed counselling. She was 17 and suffered very badly. They were astounded, not having known she was that attached as he was...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs April 5th, 2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By Longblades
What a tough decision. Either an X-ray or MRI is...

What a tough decision. Either an X-ray or MRI is only a tool to help form a diagnosis so you will know what to try next. The X-ray would be cheaper. But MRI might give a more complete picture. ...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 4th, 2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 255
Posted By Longblades
Because of swelling some of ours looked bigger...

Because of swelling some of ours looked bigger after a neuter than they did before. About a week of swelling but up to 6 months before they shrivelled up to nothing. Varies. I'd only Vet if...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 3rd, 2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 426
Posted By Longblades
http://rufflyspeaking.wordpress.com/2009/03/04/pup...

http://rufflyspeaking.wordpress.com/2009/03/04/puppy-license-and-adult-behavior-stop-separating-play/

It's quite natural for an adult dog to set limits for puppy and act on them if need be. The...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 3rd, 2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 426
Posted By Longblades
How old is Muffy? Is there any chance she was...

How old is Muffy? Is there any chance she was rude to the other dog? When you say "attack" what do you mean, is Muffy hurt? It's normal for an older dog to tell a rude puppy off and maybe put...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs March 30th, 2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By Longblades
I agree your cat probably needs an enema. I...

I agree your cat probably needs an enema. I wonder why your Vet did not do that? I wonder if you should see a different Vet. We went through this a couple of times with our 17 year old, long...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs March 29th, 2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 281
Posted By Longblades
Good wishes for a fast and complete recovery...

Good wishes for a fast and complete recovery Marty. We don't vaccinate for Lymes, I understand it is fairly easily treated if caught early. But there are more cases of it showing up north. :(
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior March 28th, 2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 312
Posted By Longblades
Sounds like you have identified the problem and I...

Sounds like you have identified the problem and I agree, I've had worming on cats and dogs produce that effect. But, FWIW, I don't treat for going to the bathroom in the correct spot. Such a young...
Forum: Introduce yourself here - Say hello March 25th, 2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 240
Posted By Longblades
Oh, I love those cat and puppy cuddling photos I...

Oh, I love those cat and puppy cuddling photos I love them, I LOVE them. :)
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs March 25th, 2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 170
Posted By Longblades
I have no experience with that but can imagine...

I have no experience with that but can imagine the torment you are going through. Good thoughts for a benign outcome. Sorry this serious worry is what brings you here, but welcome.
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs March 25th, 2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By Longblades
Welcome to the board. It's hard to tell what...

Welcome to the board. It's hard to tell what breeds might be there till the pup is full grown. I have no ideas when it's the little fluffy dogs, there are so many different breeds. I'll go with...
Forum: Introduce yourself here - Say hello March 25th, 2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 240
Posted By Longblades
Love those spots. Just what you need to keep a...

Love those spots. Just what you need to keep a puppy in line, a big sibling cat. :)
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 24th, 2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 435
Posted By Longblades
Poor little dog. I have an older female, human...

Poor little dog. I have an older female, human friend who had similar troubles and in the end (:)) surgery was required. I'm sure your little doggy is not undergoing the embarrassment and...
Forum: Puppy health March 19th, 2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By Longblades
When it comes to eyes I Vet. I would not...

When it comes to eyes I Vet. I would not "assume" I know what it is and I would not attempt to treat it myself. Has your puppy not been to the Vet in the space of time since you first noticed this...
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