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Forum: Dog training - dog behavior Yesterday, 08:26 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Longblades
The only help I can offer is this link: ...

The only help I can offer is this link:

http://www.cappdt.ca/trainers.jsp

If you search out one of the 29 trainers belonging to this organization there may be one who specializes in behavioural...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! Yesterday, 08:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 161
Posted By Longblades
Something is hurting her, she needs to see your...

Something is hurting her, she needs to see your Vet. If you could video a couple of those lying downs it might help your Vet to see which body part is causing her pain. It could be anywhere. It...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! Yesterday, 07:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 234
Posted By Longblades
Yay, sounds encouraging.

Yay, sounds encouraging.
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs November 24th, 2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 361
Posted By Longblades
I just called Merial Canada and the three year is...

I just called Merial Canada and the three year is not available in Canada yet. No idea when it will be. Guess the kittens will get the one year.
Forum: Introduce yourself here - Say hello November 23rd, 2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Posted By Longblades
Welcome to the board. Found your website and I'm...

Welcome to the board. Found your website and I'm sure we can benefit from your knowledge and experience and give you some fun too.
Forum: Introduce yourself here - Say hello November 23rd, 2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 202
Posted By Longblades
The Vet should have explained all that might be...

The Vet should have explained all that might be necessary to you ahead of time, what it could end up costing and you should have been asked to sign a waiver allowing them to do those things. My cat...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 22nd, 2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 234
Posted By Longblades
I just want to say the dog across the street, a...

I just want to say the dog across the street, a female GSD, did the same thing years ago. I wish I could tell you how they managed until the surgery but I don't know that. I do know they got...
Forum: Introduce yourself here - Say hello November 22nd, 2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 152
Posted By Longblades
Feeding wildlife is discouraged here, in Ontario,...

Feeding wildlife is discouraged here, in Ontario, Canada, as well. Problems arise when well meaning people feed the wrong food. Feeding makes the wildlife dependent and if the person stops the...
Forum: Pets that have passed away - Rainbow bridge November 22nd, 2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 215
Posted By Longblades
He's lovely. I hope you miss him forever and...

He's lovely. I hope you miss him forever and ever, that way the memories of him never die. After a while the memories will bring more smiles than tears. RIP Sunny, you were a lucky boy to find...
Forum: Senior cats November 21st, 2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By Longblades
You can get kidney support supplements from your...

You can get kidney support supplements from your Vet to mix in with her regular food. My cats were not keen on eating it and I gave up on the whole thing. However my cats were elderly and in early...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior November 20th, 2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By Longblades
It sounds to me that you have a good chance of...

It sounds to me that you have a good chance of success if all three dogs are good with small critters of other species now. I only have one dog and he is used to cats but when I introduced the new...
Forum: Amphibians - rabbits - reptiles - rodents - exotics November 19th, 2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,280
Posted By Longblades
Ontario does not allow the keeping of any native...

Ontario does not allow the keeping of any native wild animal as a pet. If you had an animal that appeared to be a native wild animal be prepared to show where it was obtained, where it was bred, how...
Forum: Senior dogs November 16th, 2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 339
Posted By Longblades
I do think you should see another Vet. Without...

I do think you should see another Vet. Without seeing your dog or her teeth and not being a Vet none of us can say whether you should go ahead with the dental work. Veterinary is much advanced...
Forum: Senior dogs November 16th, 2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 339
Posted By Longblades
Where is the dog now? Believe it or not we...

Where is the dog now?

Believe it or not we had a similar situation with my very old Aunt. My human Aunt. A new doctor wanted to do extensive dental surgery on her horrible teeth but we refused...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 16th, 2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By Longblades
VEry interesting, thanks Reg.

VEry interesting, thanks Reg.
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 16th, 2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 154
Posted By Longblades
Sorry, the photos are too blurry to see anything....

Sorry, the photos are too blurry to see anything. Vet probably is your best bet. Hope you spend money for nothing.
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 16th, 2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By Longblades
Makes me think fleas are biting her. Do you have...

Makes me think fleas are biting her. Do you have a very fine toothed flea comb? Those little buggers ;) can be hard to find.
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs November 15th, 2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By Longblades
There are many, many more negatives to spaying...

There are many, many more negatives to spaying and neutering at all, let alone too young, than was thought just a few years ago. But that does not imply indiscriminate breeding is ok.

If you...
Forum: Senior cats November 15th, 2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,475
Posted By Longblades
I"m glad it is working for your cat. One thing...

I"m glad it is working for your cat. One thing you might want to consider is giving the injections yourself. It's very easy, the Vet can show you how. And it's cheaper and less stressful on the...
Forum: Introduce yourself here - Say hello November 14th, 2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 584
Posted By Longblades
If you move on in obedience or rally and lots of...

If you move on in obedience or rally and lots of other things you will need your dog to STAY in a certain position. I started from SIT and was taught to sweep my hand palm to his face, say STAND,...
Forum: Newspaper Articles of Interest (animal/pet related) from Around the World November 13th, 2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 198
Posted By Longblades
Say NO to Silver Labradors

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1hu0HjFEmlk&feature=youtu.be

The dilute shades, silver, charcoal and champagne, are a problem in my breed and no ethical, reputable breeder of Labs would have them....
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs November 12th, 2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By Longblades
How much snow did you get? :) I have seen...

How much snow did you get? :)

I have seen full body suits that help keep the long hair on low slung dogs from getting all matted in deep snow. I think they would be hot but maybe that would not...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 8th, 2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By Longblades
I'd keep an eye on them and see if they change...

I'd keep an eye on them and see if they change but some small flaps of skin in that area are normal and black spots are normal. If they just appeared I'd have the Vet take a look. But it you just...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior November 8th, 2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 340
Posted By Longblades
Yes, an update would be nice. Has it gotten any...

Yes, an update would be nice. Has it gotten any better?

DAP is a good idea. You can get DAP collars. I meet a lady at agility trials who has one for her exciteable dog and she's happy it takes...
Forum: Introduce yourself here - Say hello November 4th, 2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 584
Posted By Longblades
No, your questions are good. Knowing the breed...

No, your questions are good. Knowing the breed can help you to tailor training techniques to the breed traits. Some breeds are generally "soft" some are "stubborn" and some, like Border Collies,...
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