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Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 12th, 2007, 12:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 10,536
Posted By Beetlecat
Lump Surgery Aftercare in dogs - Answered by Dr. Van Lienden

I am currently caring for an austrailan cattle dog that had surgery couple weeks ago to remove a tumor from her left hip. A large piece of skin was removed along with the lump and the rest was pulled...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! September 24th, 2006, 10:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 806
Posted By Beetlecat
I did not intend to put you on a vetrenary...

I did not intend to put you on a vetrenary pedestal :) Only that I had convinced myself his change in activity level had to be his hips, 'cause of his existing skeletal problems and poor breeding. I...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! September 23rd, 2006, 01:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 806
Posted By Beetlecat
heart troubles?

As a continuation of my earlier post but with a more accurate name. I think LavenderRott might be correct saying my dog could have heart problems.

I took him to the park today and he was eager to...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! September 22nd, 2006, 01:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 684
Posted By Beetlecat
hip troubles?

My dog is just over 2 years old and is very tired out with vigerous activity.

He cannot play as long as he used to and pants loudly. If possible, he will walk over to a puddle and ly down in it...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 20th, 2006, 09:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 903
Posted By Beetlecat
*shakes head* I'm not willing to get into a...

*shakes head* I'm not willing to get into a spay/neuter discussion.

It's been done and 1) I won't change my mind 2) you won't change your mind 3) a waste of time and hurt feelings result.

My...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 20th, 2006, 07:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 903
Posted By Beetlecat
*grin* I knew this would come up here, but I...

*grin* I knew this would come up here, but I figured I might as well wait until someone asked.

Long story short, she's a farm dog. There has simply never been any need. She is an only dog. She...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 20th, 2006, 05:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 903
Posted By Beetlecat
:D In this case, it was more the opposite. It was...

:D In this case, it was more the opposite. It was the female who was doing all the bugging. He was interested in her, but she was doing all the work, playing with him, following him, actually being...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 20th, 2006, 04:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 903
Posted By Beetlecat
neutered dog breeding

My male was neutered when he was just under a year old. He'll be 2 in July.

I was visting my folk's place a week ago and their female dog was in heat. Long story short, he managed to mount her and...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs March 24th, 2006, 11:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 943
Posted By Beetlecat
I know a small house dog that, when strangers...

I know a small house dog that, when strangers come over, she will run up to their feet and, as soon as the person takes a step, she will yelp loudly in pain.

Once she was stepped on for real and...
Forum: Newspaper Articles of Interest (animal/pet related) from Around the World March 23rd, 2006, 12:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 985
Posted By Beetlecat
I'm kinda against the owner here, I have a big...

I'm kinda against the owner here, I have a big beef with folks who let their dog(s) run wild all over the countryside. And the dog mauled a calf, which is a bit of a hit to the farmer's profit...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior March 23rd, 2006, 12:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,158
Posted By Beetlecat
Just some quick advice, if he has started...

Just some quick advice, if he has started growling around treats, and you are not confident in your ability to get it back from him (ie through telling him 'drop it') then, until you find a trainer,...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs March 19th, 2006, 10:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 776
Posted By Beetlecat
My dog has a rolled leather collar. I think it...

My dog has a rolled leather collar. I think it probably one of the best kinds since it is smooth with no edges to catch (excepting the buckle perhaps) and it will not fray and snag. And it will not...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior March 19th, 2006, 10:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,158
Posted By Beetlecat
Intriguing. My dog displays many of those...

Intriguing. My dog displays many of those behaviours to a greater or lesser extent, mostly to other people or dogs. Unfortunatly, he is also quite timid and lacks confidence and would make a...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs March 7th, 2006, 07:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 674
Posted By Beetlecat
My cat recently had to be hospitalized and nearly...

My cat recently had to be hospitalized and nearly died after eating a piece of thread with a needle attached to it.

I learned my lesson after seeing the vet bill. Now, I keep track of everything...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs March 7th, 2006, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 521
Posted By Beetlecat
He has already had all his puppy-shots and is...

He has already had all his puppy-shots and is coming from a clean place. My dog has visited a few times and has never picked anything up nor made the pups sick.

The puppy is coming from a...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs March 7th, 2006, 02:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 521
Posted By Beetlecat
My dog and the puppy have met, and Ky tolerates...

My dog and the puppy have met, and Ky tolerates and plays with the puppy. So that will likely not be a problem.

The puppy is already kenneled outside at night and for parts of the day, so a crate...
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants March 7th, 2006, 01:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 682
Posted By Beetlecat
I recently started taking my Blue Heeler to the...

I recently started taking my Blue Heeler to the dog park and I LOVE it.

I have yet to have a problem, and it's amazing having the opportunity to let his run off-leash and play like a mad-man for...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs March 7th, 2006, 12:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 521
Posted By Beetlecat
dog and puppy together or seperate?

I may foster a 4 month old puppy in the near future. This puppy has never been away from the country and is not leash-trained, housebroke, or any of those city things. He has very basic manners (ie...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! February 12th, 2006, 05:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 901
Posted By Beetlecat
I know there are people that refuse to vaccinate...

I know there are people that refuse to vaccinate their dogs with rabies until the dog is 1.5 or 2 years old. They claim it can have adverse affects on younger dogs. *shrugs* I don't know if this is...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs February 11th, 2006, 04:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,337
Posted By Beetlecat
I got my cat back from the vet today. He had...

I got my cat back from the vet today. He had eaten some thread and got the needle stuck in his tongue.

The bill for the surgery to remove it and almost 3 days of hospitalization (to rehydrate him)...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! February 8th, 2006, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 634
Posted By Beetlecat
hairball distress

My cat is in major distress over what I assume to be a hairball. He has never had a hairball before, so he is not on any preventative care, and I'm getting worried about him.

It has progressed to...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs February 7th, 2006, 09:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 916
Posted By Beetlecat
I got my dog at 10 weeks. I socialized him like...

I got my dog at 10 weeks. I socialized him like nuts until he was about 9 months old (he loved meeting people and getting petted), and I got a summer job that involved moving into a shack in the...
Forum: Breed characteristics and traits February 7th, 2006, 01:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 794
Posted By Beetlecat
picking a dog breed

My brother is getting intersted in getting a dog, and I'm on the lookout for a good breed.

He would want a dog that does not require too much care (ie no/very little grooming), but can ride on his...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs February 6th, 2006, 03:45 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,933
Posted By Beetlecat
I thought coyotes were considered a 'pest'...

I thought coyotes were considered a 'pest' species and legal to shoot. Not that I'm advocating shooting them, but I did not think a person could be prosecuted for killing one.

I know some folks...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! January 22nd, 2006, 05:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 647
Posted By Beetlecat
She is trying to move them to what she considers...

She is trying to move them to what she considers a more safe/secure location.

If you could lock her in with them during the night, then she at least will not move them while everyone is sleeping....
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