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Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 30th, 2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By Purpledomino
Thank-you all for the kind words. :) ...

Thank-you all for the kind words. :)



Patti, that is a good link with some excellent information, thank-you.

I do believe at this time, it's probably best to wait and see what the good...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 30th, 2012, 12:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 931
Posted By Purpledomino
Thanks, but not very likely as there aren't ticks...

Thanks, but not very likely as there aren't ticks here that I know of anyway, and I've lived in Alberta for about 15 years or so. Never saw a tick here, thank goodness! Ruben has never left the...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 29th, 2012, 11:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 931
Posted By Purpledomino
Here is my handsome guy....

Here is my handsome guy....
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 29th, 2012, 11:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 931
Posted By Purpledomino
Thank-you Hazel. I'm not sure what the exact...

Thank-you Hazel. I'm not sure what the exact surgeries are called, but I know there are a couple of them at least, but it does sound like a similar procedure.

I have heard that the recovery time...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 29th, 2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 931
Posted By Purpledomino
He's been seen by a very highly regarded animal...

He's been seen by a very highly regarded animal chiropractor and has had many adjustments by him, and there really wasn't any noticeable improvement in his mobility at the time....so we stopped.
...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 28th, 2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 931
Posted By Purpledomino
Unhappy Anyone have experience with a Wobblers dog?

Vet suspects Wobblers with my 6 yr. old Bullmastiff and I think she's right. We have an appointment next Friday with a specialist to see if we can help Ruben, confirm Wobblers and consider surgery....
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 23rd, 2011, 03:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,022
Posted By Purpledomino
If you are willing to buy bully sticks in bulk,...

If you are willing to buy bully sticks in bulk, this is a great site.
http://www.bullysticks.ca/Jumbo_c3.htm

I purchased 50 of the 12 inch long bullies, and it cost about $219.00 with shipping,...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior December 17th, 2010, 12:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 586
Posted By Purpledomino
If you are just starting housetraining a puppy at...

If you are just starting housetraining a puppy at this time of year you will need to be more vigilant. Training a puppy (especially a short coated one!) in the midst of winter is very challenging at...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs December 16th, 2010, 01:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 611
Posted By Purpledomino
One of my Minpins "Emmy" is a TV watcher. She is...

One of my Minpins "Emmy" is a TV watcher. She is the only one, it's almost like the other dogs don't notice the TV at all, but she will watch any animal show, run and bark and go nuts every time.
...
Forum: Breed characteristics and traits October 8th, 2010, 09:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,964
Posted By Purpledomino
All very good sound advice from Mastifflover. ...

All very good sound advice from Mastifflover. Just to put things into perspective, when I de-worm my dogs it costs approx. $5.00 to buy the de-wormer from my vet for my Miniature Pinschers, as...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! October 5th, 2010, 11:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,603
Posted By Purpledomino
I just saw a surgery on a television show that...

I just saw a surgery on a television show that had a surgeon remove a corn cob from a dog with a terrible blockage. The surgeon obviously had seen it many times before, and it really surprised me,...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs June 28th, 2010, 10:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,609
Posted By Purpledomino
I've got my fingers crossed for you Brenda......

I've got my fingers crossed for you Brenda... sometimes these things just take time, unfortunately we are impatient that way. :fingerscr
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs June 27th, 2010, 09:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,609
Posted By Purpledomino
Wow I just saw this....any updates, how is little...

Wow I just saw this....any updates, how is little Nick? Nothing is worst than something happening to the Pins, I know! A snake bite? That is crazy!
I hope she is doing better poor little girl....
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants May 25th, 2010, 04:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,055
Posted By Purpledomino
Yeah, I just don't get people. I still don't...

Yeah, I just don't get people. I still don't understand why the owners were so enraged, when everyone was just looking out for THEIR dog. :confused: I also cannot wrap my head around the fact that...
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants May 24th, 2010, 09:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,055
Posted By Purpledomino
As impressed with my son as everybody has...

As impressed with my son as everybody has been...no real surprise to me though. I cannot comprehend anyone leaving an animal in distress, ever...and even teenaged boys will have compassion for...
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants May 24th, 2010, 09:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 686
Posted By Purpledomino
You did the right thing. I couldn't have...

You did the right thing. I couldn't have possibly held my tongue in your situation either, relative or not. Sometimes we just have to do what feels right....and you did. Good for you! :thumbs up
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants May 24th, 2010, 09:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,055
Posted By Purpledomino
Angry This blows my mind...

Just a rant. Last week my son called me at home while he was walking to the nearest convenience store for a slush on his lunch hour. He and his friend noticed a small dog locked in the cab of a...
Forum: Dog food forum May 21st, 2010, 12:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,365
Posted By Purpledomino
Everything you need to know about the food you...

Everything you need to know about the food you are feeding is in the ingredient list. It really pays to learn how to read them. I would probably only feed this food to chickens.
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs January 14th, 2010, 01:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,588
Posted By Purpledomino
Well you are in luck...I am a Pre-Board Screening...

Well you are in luck...I am a Pre-Board Screening Officer and screen pets all the time. Usually the pet is taken out of the carrier, then the passenger carries the pet through the walk through...
Forum: Dog food forum January 3rd, 2010, 10:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,262
Posted By Purpledomino
I feed twice a day for different reasons. ...

I feed twice a day for different reasons.

The Minpins being a toy breed do much better eating twice to keep their blood sugar and energy requirements regulated. I actually give one dog(Petie) an...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs January 3rd, 2010, 10:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 999
Posted By Purpledomino
For the first time in twelve years of living in...

For the first time in twelve years of living in Alberta, we got fleas in our house this year. I was mortified. Yes the honeymoon was over, and they were biting ME. Having lived with pets on the...
Forum: Breed characteristics and traits January 1st, 2010, 01:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,309
Posted By Purpledomino
Having owned a few Doberman Pinschers myself, if...

Having owned a few Doberman Pinschers myself, if you are looking for a highly intelligent breed, trainable, and athletic they are a good choice. They are notoriously good for obedience, strive to...
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants December 20th, 2009, 11:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,138
Posted By Purpledomino
Thanks Brenda for that awesome idea! I LOVE that...

Thanks Brenda for that awesome idea! I LOVE that picture of your hubby with the Pins, it reminds me of mine because they are true velcro dogs. We actually got through the cold snap, and had a couple...
Forum: Dog food forum December 20th, 2009, 01:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,318
Posted By Purpledomino
If Champion is raising the price so significantly...

If Champion is raising the price so significantly on Orijen, I wonder if Acana is far behind? I feed the Orijen to the Minpins, because they eat so little of it...and Acana to the Bullmastiff and...
Forum: Feeding raw food to dogs & cats - B.A.R.F - RMB - Homecooked diet December 20th, 2009, 01:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 929
Posted By Purpledomino
If I have some on hand, sure I feed them spinach....

If I have some on hand, sure I feed them spinach. Leafy greens are healthy for dogs, and a bit of spinach here and there in moderation is an excellent way to vary the diet and add extra vitamins etc....
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