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Forum: Senior dogs December 23rd, 2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By MaxaLisa
Rarely is there one allergy in isolation, though...

Rarely is there one allergy in isolation, though you have only seen one extreme reaction. A dog with allergies means that the immune system is signaling inappropriately. Allergies can be devastating...
Forum: Senior dogs December 22nd, 2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 275
Posted By MaxaLisa
I am so very very sorry that it was her time. ...

I am so very very sorry that it was her time. She hung on as long as she could to stay with you. It is a deep and profound loss when we lose such good friends. My thoughts are with you ((hug))
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Forum: Senior dogs December 21st, 2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 275
Posted By MaxaLisa
She may be in CHF, congestive heart failure, and...

She may be in CHF, congestive heart failure, and usually they prescribe lasix for that fluid in the abdomin, as well as other meds. Whether that would be appropriate here, the vet will know more......
Forum: Senior dogs December 20th, 2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 275
Posted By MaxaLisa
I also agree that the meds are probably doing...

I also agree that the meds are probably doing damage, but when you have seniors, ,and when you have senior seniors, their comfort is the most important thing.

I would still call the vet. There...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 19th, 2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 186
Posted By MaxaLisa
Acupuncture would be a great idea!! I would also...

Acupuncture would be a great idea!! I would also consider a chiropractor, since the neck/jaw might have been manipulated in a funny way while under anesthesia and may now be misaligned. I have to...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 19th, 2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 195
Posted By MaxaLisa
Oh, for a doggie bath, I love the zymox shampoos....

Oh, for a doggie bath, I love the zymox shampoos. For a particular condition, there might be prescription shampoos that work better, but this stuff works well for my sensitive girl.
...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 19th, 2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 195
Posted By MaxaLisa
I was also going to recommend a doggie derm -...

I was also going to recommend a doggie derm - there could be a secondary infection or something. My dog had something similar and it was a doggie staph infection. You can search for one here: ...
Forum: Senior dogs December 19th, 2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 275
Posted By MaxaLisa
I remember your mast cell thread! I kinda...

I remember your mast cell thread! I kinda disappeared from it, I'm sorry about that - my mom was real sick over that time and I didn't get back to the forum for awhile.

I agree that the coughing...
Forum: Senior dogs December 11th, 2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 605
Posted By MaxaLisa
I have problems getting Jazz to eat most things,...

I have problems getting Jazz to eat most things, I have to put it in a capsule, which doesn't work if they are supposed to take a lot. I hope you can keep them eating the greenmin and that it helps!
Forum: Senior dogs December 11th, 2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 310
Posted By MaxaLisa
I think it's really hard to have seniors, yet...

I think it's really hard to have seniors, yet very special at the same time.

Jazz here is a young dog with old dog problems - always had a problem eating, drops things from her mouth, has...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 5th, 2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 463
Posted By MaxaLisa
Best of luck!

Best of luck!
Forum: Senior dogs December 2nd, 2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 605
Posted By MaxaLisa
I follow that vet on FB, so I'm familiar with his...

I follow that vet on FB, so I'm familiar with his products. I've been trying to give jazz here a supplement wwith spirulina in it, and she hates it :o

That dosing sounds about right. That's a...
Forum: Senior dogs December 2nd, 2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 310
Posted By MaxaLisa
Oh, about that "your dog is just old" thing. ...

Oh, about that "your dog is just old" thing. That stuff drives me nuts.

I knew Max was sick, and tried a new vet, and she also used the "old" thing. I know she thought I was nuts - I told her...
Forum: Senior dogs December 2nd, 2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 310
Posted By MaxaLisa
We are doing okay here - we might be close to...

We are doing okay here - we might be close to figuring out what is going on with jazz, hopefully our current drug trial will yield some anwers.

I have thyroid issues, and when my autoimmune stuff...
Forum: Senior dogs December 1st, 2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 310
Posted By MaxaLisa
I believe that there can be a connection between...

I believe that there can be a connection between the throat and the thyroid. If the thyroid is inflamed, it cause a pressure-type feeling, and often problems swallowing. I don't think it's a...
Forum: Senior dogs December 1st, 2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 605
Posted By MaxaLisa
That's pretty neat - so glad it worked! ...

That's pretty neat - so glad it worked!

http://peterdobias.com/products/canine-health-pack-incontia

How often are you giving the phosphoric acid?
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 26th, 2014, 01:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By MaxaLisa
Could be a number of things, ranging from...

Could be a number of things, ranging from digestive cramps to a misalignment that needs chiropractic care. If it's when she lays down, I would guess a weird misalignment.
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 25th, 2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 463
Posted By MaxaLisa
I'm late to the thread, and don't have any...

I'm late to the thread, and don't have any experience with this, but here is the link to the CCL yahoo group on conservative management, they may have some advice:
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Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 18th, 2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 486
Posted By MaxaLisa
Probably shouldn't have brought up the chiari...

Probably shouldn't have brought up the chiari stuff - so NOT likely here, and I wouldn't want you to worry about that. It's on my mind because of other reasons related to my dog, but I honestly...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 18th, 2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 486
Posted By MaxaLisa
My small dog has a similar kick. I think of this...

My small dog has a similar kick. I think of this as a nervous system disorder. I have found that acupuncture and also chiropractic care is very important. I do find that meds that affect the CNS,...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 16th, 2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By MaxaLisa
I think this is not good. Knowing whether it is...

I think this is not good. Knowing whether it is something with the immune system versus something cancerous ( :( ) would be good to know. I hope it's not something really bad :(
Forum: Senior dogs November 11th, 2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By MaxaLisa
Ha any bloodwork been run? Thyroid testing? Tick...

Ha any bloodwork been run? Thyroid testing? Tick or other infectious panels?
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 3rd, 2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 628
Posted By MaxaLisa
Yes, mostly just that baking soda therapy, for...

Yes, mostly just that baking soda therapy, for whatever reason, has helped a couple of my dogs now. It's been a lifesaver. Jazz here gets about 1/4 tsp twice a day in water with a syringe, she's...
Forum: Senior dogs October 31st, 2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By MaxaLisa
She should not have any shots now, because she is...

She should not have any shots now, because she is not well. Additionally, the viruses in the parvo and distemper shot now are probably protected from for the rest of her life. She shouldn't have...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! October 24th, 2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 20,224
Posted By MaxaLisa
Have you worked with a dermatologist? Was a skin...

Have you worked with a dermatologist? Was a skin test done and was a culture performed? A year is a long time, since resistance is often likely to happen, and ceph is really rough on the digestive...
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