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Forum: Senior cats October 3rd, 2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 215
Posted By Floppy Dog
Unhappy Behaviour Change in 13-15 year old cat

Hi everyone,

Looking for some insight into some odd behaviour changes in my senior cat, Crush.

First, background: Crush is 13-15 year old neutered male. Don't know his exact age because we...
Forum: Feeding raw food to dogs & cats - B.A.R.F - RMB - Homecooked diet September 9th, 2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 646
Posted By Floppy Dog
Raw Dog Food Recipe

Hi everyone,

I'm looking for an idiot-proof raw dog food recipe. I'm currently feeding Lady the Red Dog Deli lamb and vegetable meal, at a cost of roughly $150 per month. However, my finances...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior July 5th, 2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 591
Posted By Floppy Dog
Hi Everyone, Thanks for your replies. ...

Hi Everyone,

Thanks for your replies.

Just to clarify for barkingdog, Lady never had diarrhea just soft stools. The pumpkin is working just fine without overloading her system. She's been on...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior July 4th, 2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 591
Posted By Floppy Dog
Lady's Bad Potty Habbits

Hi Everyone,

I've switched my American Cocker Spaniel to Red Dog Deli's raw food diet. She's on her 2nd month and doing very well. No allergies, no itchies, clean ears and much less eye...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs May 16th, 2012, 06:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,307
Posted By Floppy Dog
What a lovely gift for your girlfriend! ...

What a lovely gift for your girlfriend!

Regarding CKC/AKC papers, these indicate that the puppy has a recognized pedegree and is descended from other beagles with a recognized pedigree. CKA/AKC...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs April 4th, 2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 937
Posted By Floppy Dog
Now that we have finished moving (I hate moving...

Now that we have finished moving (I hate moving house!) I started transitioning Crush to a combination of wet and dry food. I'm using Wellness chunks on the principle that it looks and feels most...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 4th, 2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,032
Posted By Floppy Dog
Why not use some self-sticking athletic tape to...

Why not use some self-sticking athletic tape to hold the sock in place so he can't get the bandages off?
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs March 26th, 2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 967
Posted By Floppy Dog
That's awesom! I'm going to try the same thing. ...

That's awesom! I'm going to try the same thing. As for the lid being too wobbly for a big cat, no way. Crush is 13+ lbs and I've been feeding him on top of a bin like this (it's his litter box,...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs March 26th, 2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 937
Posted By Floppy Dog
Hi everyone, Thanks for all your input. I...

Hi everyone,

Thanks for all your input. I will start by transitioning Crush from kibble to wet food and introducing a raw meat tid bit or two when I'm preparing our food.

I had Beena check his...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs March 22nd, 2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 937
Posted By Floppy Dog
Thank you for all your replies. I will do some...

Thank you for all your replies. I will do some more research.

The frequent feeding (3-4 times per day) is going to be a big issue. I work and Beena goes to school, so our cat and dog are on...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs March 20th, 2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 937
Posted By Floppy Dog
Question Senior Cat Switching from Kibble to Raw

Hi all you cat food gurus out there!

I have a senior cat (10-11 years old, male, neutered) and I am thinking about switching him from kibble (Royal Cannin Intense Hairball) to raw.

Background: ...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs March 14th, 2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 691
Posted By Floppy Dog
Tough decision. I certainly feel for you. I've...

Tough decision. I certainly feel for you. I've always let my pet tell me when it's time. If my pet isn't interested in food and water, it's time to go. As long as I could medicate and treat the...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs March 14th, 2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 479
Posted By Floppy Dog
Is there any chance your dog came from Mt. Currie...

Is there any chance your dog came from Mt. Currie in British Columbia (north of Whistler)? He looks just like my step-son's dog, who happens to be what we call a "Mt. Currie Special" (semi-feral...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs March 14th, 2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 878
Posted By Floppy Dog
Young dogs do this too. My 4 year old Cocker...

Young dogs do this too. My 4 year old Cocker Spaniel will dig the area rugs and mats that I have scattered around the house. She will also dig the carpet in the back seat of G-Man's truck. Once...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 14th, 2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 965
Posted By Floppy Dog
Does Oliver scootch his bum across the carpet, as...

Does Oliver scootch his bum across the carpet, as if it was itchy? That's ususally a good indication that he doesn't have enough fibre since it likely means that the anal glands aren't being...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs January 12th, 2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,004
Posted By Floppy Dog
My Cocker Spaniel has problems with salt so...

My Cocker Spaniel has problems with salt so before we go out I use lanolin cream on her pads. It acts as a barrier without imparing her traction. The cream is actually meant for nursing mothers so...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs November 14th, 2011, 01:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 549
Posted By Floppy Dog
I'd re-think getting a dog, based on your working...

I'd re-think getting a dog, based on your working hours. While there are some breeds that are laid-back and wouldn't mind being on their own for long periods of time (as long as there is something...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs November 14th, 2011, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 758
Posted By Floppy Dog
Musher's Secret -- input

Hi everyone, especially those Mushers and winter snow lovers!

Snowshoe trails will be opening within the next 2 weeks in the Sea-to-Sky country of BC and I plan to take my Cocker Spaniel with me...
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants September 29th, 2011, 04:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 692
Posted By Floppy Dog
I wish more people spoke "dog"! I bring my...

I wish more people spoke "dog"! I bring my Cocker Spaniel to work sometimes but there's one person in the office who doesn't get how to communicate with a dog. He's always getting barked at because...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs September 27th, 2011, 01:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 730
Posted By Floppy Dog
Oh yeah, do they ever know something's up. ...

Oh yeah, do they ever know something's up. Family legend has it that when my mom was pregnant with me she was very sick (close to dying sick). Our GSD, Maxi, never let mom out of his sight. When...
Forum: Breed characteristics and traits September 23rd, 2011, 06:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,974
Posted By Floppy Dog
Aside from the fact (s)he's pure bred adorable, I...

Aside from the fact (s)he's pure bred adorable, I go for Jack Russell, too. You may wind up with a very smart, very stuborn dog on your hands if the personality goes the Jack Russell way.
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs September 23rd, 2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 10,295
Posted By Floppy Dog
I've been told 2 - 4 days, and that's what I've...

I've been told 2 - 4 days, and that's what I've been doing. It seems to work since Lady doesn't have fleas and she's in the water almost every day.
Forum: Breed characteristics and traits September 22nd, 2011, 03:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,197
Posted By Floppy Dog
Though you all might like to know that we seem to...

Though you all might like to know that we seem to have found some ways for Lady to make use of her talents in a reasonably safe way. G-Man has started mountain biking to get fit for the snowmobile...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! September 22nd, 2011, 03:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,506
Posted By Floppy Dog
We have considered vet (or athletic) tape (they...

We have considered vet (or athletic) tape (they seem to be the same thing). And I have been using it with some sucess to keep Lady from worrying the stub of her dew claw. The issue, of course, is...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! September 20th, 2011, 01:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,506
Posted By Floppy Dog
Took Lady to the vet on Saturday and got full...

Took Lady to the vet on Saturday and got full marks for my 1st aid skills and honor roll for my bandaging skills (no swolen paw). No sign of infection, all the vet had to do was trim the ragged bit...
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