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CoopersMom
July 6th, 2004, 11:56 PM
My name is Cheri, (pronounced Sherry).

We have a Wiemaraner that was 1 in December and two cats.

I make soap from scratch and I was wondering if there was a vet on this board that could tell me if I can make my own doggie shampoo bar.

Are there oils that are not good for dogs? I have read that a dog's PH and a human's is completely different, so I wouldn't want to use anything that would bother Cooper's skin.

Thanks and Cooper, KC, Miss Kitty and I are looking forward to getting to know you all.

Here are some pictures for you.

http://mediaservice.photoisland.com/auction/Jul/2004773925516258574336.jpg

Cooper pointing.

http://mediaservice.photoisland.com/auction/Jul/2004778740556365124433.jpg

Cooper smilin cause he's goin to the beach.

http://mediaservice.photoisland.com/auction/Jul/2004771377238624142817.jpg

Cooper on the beach. We live very close to the beach and go often, he loves it.

http://mediaservice.photoisland.com/auction/Jul/2004774592468665415629.jpg

Cooper being patriotic on the beach, he even got a salute.

http://mediaservice.photoisland.com/auction/Jul/2004778136931017888948.jpg

Cooper catching some shade. Notice my husband's broken chair. He hooked Cooper's leash to his chair and sea gull came flying by. Cooper took off after the sea gull, breaking the chair. I thought it was a lot funnier than hubby did...lol.

http://mediaservice.photoisland.com/auction/Jul/2004771806544141792852.jpg

Aint he purdy?

http://mediaservice.photoisland.com/auction/Jul/2004771117104383408249.jpg

I think this picture is so cute, but hubby didn't want me to send it to anyone. I asked him to move his hand so I could get the shot and he says it looks like he's grabbing his crotch. I told him it's ok, I would just tell people he's a rapp singer or something.

http://mediaservice.photoisland.com/auction/Jul/2004778864553928489751.jpg

Boy is it tiring being a Wiem.

And last but not least:

http://mediaservice.photoisland.com/auction/Jul/2004777222281098492631.jpg

My kitties. K.C. a/k/a as Kewl Cat on the left and Miss Kitty on the right.

Thanks for asking, I love showing pictures of my babies.

Cheri

theplainsjane
July 6th, 2004, 11:58 PM
Cheri, I don't know anything about dog pH and whatnot, but welcome to the board. I'm fairly new here as well. Everyone is kind and helpful. I'm glad to have found it and hope you have the same experience.

Iggette
July 7th, 2004, 08:39 AM
Welcome to the board CoopersMom Glad you found us I don't know the answer to your question either but if you find a recipe please do share sounds very interesting

2 cats and a dog? I presume.....lol what is a Wiemaraner never heard of it do you have pics you can post in the picture section would love to see one (looking there now sorry if you already posted them)

Hope you enjoy the forum very interesting nice, kind and helpful people here.......lol God were great arn't we just j/k

heidiho
July 7th, 2004, 09:57 AM
Arent those the grey dogs???They are very cute

Princesss04
July 7th, 2004, 10:03 AM
Welcome on board. If you have some we would love to see pictures of your babies. Welcome!!! :D

Luba
July 7th, 2004, 10:05 AM
LOL yes a Weiny is a dog...you would probably know them from the pictures some guy takes to put them on calendars. He dresses them up as people and uses real peoples hands and arms from standing behind the dog. Cute pics they are :D

They are very adorable dogs. Your Weiny must be very active at this age, what kind of activities do you do and also you must post pics of all your furries it is a pets.ca fun requirement HAHA!

As for the soap question, to be honest with you I just use natual shampoo that I use myself on my hair with natural condititioners.

So you're going to make your own...would you like me to list some of the things in the shampoo I use? Let me know and welcome to the board. :D

glasslass
July 7th, 2004, 10:25 AM
Welcome! I'll repeat the request for pictures! I've enjoyed those calendars and so, naturally, expect yours to compare! :p Just kidding!
My older brother had a Weimaraner years ago. His name was "Geese", but we called him "Goose" for short! :D

CoopersMom
July 7th, 2004, 05:04 PM
bump so you can see the pictures.

Thanks, Cheri

Spoiled
July 7th, 2004, 05:17 PM
That looks like a very sweet dog! :) I don't know anything about dog bars of soap, but I do know that many people use their own shampoo for their dogs, and it doesn't hurt the dogs one bit.

Luba
July 7th, 2004, 05:20 PM
Cooper and the meowsers are just so very cute :D thanks for posting the pics.

I love them :D

glasslass
July 7th, 2004, 05:59 PM
Aww! I see you added your pictures! And they certainly don't disappoint! Very nice! He shines! Beautiful! :) Kitties too! :)

Ha! Ha! My hubby woke up one morning rather exposed. I said "Den-Den! Papa's got a gopher!" I could have taken a very similar picture! :D :D

Luba
July 7th, 2004, 07:16 PM
:eek: :eek: :eek:

trescanis
July 7th, 2004, 07:28 PM
Hi Cheri.... Cooper is B E A U T I F U L. Very very handsome boy! Eye candy for the ladies. http://members.shaw.ca/wenpigsfly/smileys/inlove.gif

Miss Kitty and Kc look like they were interrupted in the middle of a very important conversation. Sweety pies!

I think this picture is so cute, but hubby didn't want me to send it to anyone. I asked him to move his hand so I could get the shot and he says it looks like he's grabbing his crotch. I told him it's ok, I would just tell people he's a rapp singer or something. BAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!! http://members.shaw.ca/wenpigsfly/smileys/laughing1.gif

He hooked Cooper's leash to his chair and sea gull came flying by. Cooper took off after the sea gull, breaking the chair. I thought it was a lot funnier than hubby did...lol. Again, http://members.shaw.ca/wenpigsfly/smileys/laughing1.gif Oh wow, thanks for the laughter!! My dogs are all sitting around me wondering what the heck is she laughing at!

What an interesting question..... I typed exactly what you asked ( Are there oils that are not good for dogs) into the google search engine and alot came up! One which I did not know was that " that cats cannot tolerate or metabolize essential oils. Their use can lead to symptoms of toxicity or even death." < copied and pasted I will definitely send that information on to my cat owned friends.

Poppy
July 7th, 2004, 09:14 PM
I don't have the answer to your question. I just wanted to tell you how beautiful your dog is and your cats a cute too! Is Cooper as soft as he looks?

Iggette
July 8th, 2004, 08:43 AM
Excellent pics.......Miss Kitty...Kewl cat and Cooper are all sweeties, Nice Beach , whereabouts is it located?

Princesss04
July 8th, 2004, 09:39 AM
Very pretty babies you are one lucky mommie! :D

CoopersMom
July 10th, 2004, 08:03 PM
Thank you everyone for the kind compliments for my babies.

Yes, Cooper is as soft as he looks. One thing that I do do after bathing him is I mix a little bit of virgin coconut oil and water as a conditioner. It really makes his coat shine.

I'm still doing research for a good doggie shampoo bar and will let you all know what I come up wtih.

Thanks, Cheri

chico2
July 10th, 2004, 09:39 PM
Very,very beautiful dog and very sweet kitties,look like two of mine :D :D
and welcome to the Forum,we REALLY are a bunch of great animal-lovers :D

WOODY
July 10th, 2004, 11:13 PM
Welcome to the board great place to be.
Member are 99% nice the other 1% are just like mosquito bites, they itch but it is best to ignore them.
The more you scratch them the more they bother you...

Copper is a beauty- the cats are adorable and as for the photo of your husband you could just tell everyone it was a picture of Roseanne Barr singing the National Anthem...LOL
WOODY :D

WOODY
July 10th, 2004, 11:16 PM
The only thing I can make out of it is possibly the word "SAINTS"???
WOODY :D

CoopersMom
July 10th, 2004, 11:23 PM
The only thing I can make out of it is possibly the word "SAINTS"???
WOODY :D

LOL, about Roseanne singing national anthem.

The cup in the photo is a Saints mug. I'm from New Orleans and have been a Saints fan for 30 years. It was one of the conditions of our marriage. If he married me, he had to be a Saints fan, and being the sweety that he is, he is!

Of course, they have disappointed me for 30 years, but I'm a die hard fan and just hope that in my lifetime, we get past a playoff game.

I make the best herbal teas in those mugs. Absolutely the best tea blends I've ever tried. Get them from a soap maker who is also into herbs and tea blending.

Thanks, Cheri