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Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants November 19th, 2007, 02:35 PM
Replies: 111
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Posted By itscindy
I'm sorry but I must play devil's advocate here....

I'm sorry but I must play devil's advocate here. I don't want to get into it as I've already had my round with the purebred camp...but...what about the terrible things breeders do (or have done) to...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! September 28th, 2007, 10:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,426
Posted By itscindy
Natural Balance Ultra Premium dog food. She has...

Natural Balance Ultra Premium dog food. She has always had wet eyes, from the day I purchased her. Here's the link if you're interested.

http://www.naturalbalanceinc.com/dogformulas/UltDog.html
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! September 28th, 2007, 01:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,426
Posted By itscindy
Hi Linda, I wonder if it is a poodle trait...I...

Hi Linda, I wonder if it is a poodle trait...I know I've seen lots of dogs with rusty hair under their eyes from discharge. As for cleaning it up, I dab under Lola's eyes with a cotton pad or wash...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! September 28th, 2007, 12:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,426
Posted By itscindy
Gucky eyed schnoodle

My 10 month old Schnauzer/Poodle cross has persistently wet and/or gucky eyes (white, sticky discharge in the corners, constantly crusty hair under the eyes). She had watery eyes when I got her at 12...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs September 16th, 2007, 10:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 534
Posted By itscindy
Laser light obsessive?

Our 10 month old Schnoodle Lola absolutely LOVES chasing a laser light around the yard. She tears after the light full blast to the point where it seems she will crash headlong into stationary...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! June 13th, 2007, 02:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 9,030
Posted By itscindy
I thought I should update you, though it's been...

I thought I should update you, though it's been awhile. I wound up going back to the vet to discuss the 10 day bandage issue. He was surprised that the tech instructed me to leave it on so long, said...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! June 2nd, 2007, 12:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,460
Posted By itscindy
Lilacs poisonous

Lilacs are poisonous to dogs, according to this website: http://www.northbay-canine.org/coldwet-txt.htm#Poisonous

My puppy gets the hiccups every morning. I just assumed it's because her tummy is...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! May 16th, 2007, 03:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 9,030
Posted By itscindy
Sadly, I didn't get the message that "don't let...

Sadly, I didn't get the message that "don't let it get wet" meant "no moisture at all"...I was so busy with her climbing me to get out of the vet clinic I barely heard the instructions. I'm going to...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! May 16th, 2007, 02:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 9,030
Posted By itscindy
Yeah, I thought it a little odd to leave it so...

Yeah, I thought it a little odd to leave it so long. I asked them when I got her after her surgery if it was necessary to cover the entire foot, claws and all, and why couldn't they just bandage the...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! May 16th, 2007, 12:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 9,030
Posted By itscindy
Unhappy dew claw removal and infection

I had my 6 month old puppy's rear dew claw removed while she was at the vet's for spaying 6 days ago. They bandaged her entire foot from the toenails up, told me to keep it dry and bring her back in...
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants March 7th, 2007, 02:12 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,479
Posted By itscindy
And I just want to add...I know I've incited many...

And I just want to add...I know I've incited many of you to riot and that was not my intention. I have not seen the puppy mills and conditions you speak of and I know it would break my heart if I...
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants March 7th, 2007, 01:53 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,479
Posted By itscindy
Not everyone has the passion you do and knowledge...

Not everyone has the passion you do and knowledge about this topic to know what to look for when choosing a breeder. I got my Welsh from the only Welsh breeder that was in my province. I didn't look...
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants March 7th, 2007, 01:16 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,479
Posted By itscindy
Okay, now I think we're going to have to just...

Okay, now I think we're going to have to just agree to disagree and move on. What you're saying...or at least what I am interpreting, Ontario Grays, is that unless it's a purebred, it should not be. ...
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants March 7th, 2007, 12:50 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,479
Posted By itscindy
Precisely the problem. Good, ethical mixed breed...

Precisely the problem. Good, ethical mixed breed breeders are few and far between. The only way to make money is to breed lots of dogs at once. I bought my Lola from a broker who led me to believe...
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants March 6th, 2007, 01:50 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,479
Posted By itscindy
Wow, this has become quite a thread. I'm enjoying...

Wow, this has become quite a thread. I'm enjoying the discussion, touchy as it is.

Cyberkitten - you misunderstand me on a couple of points:

First of all, I didn't mention what I paid for my...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 5th, 2007, 12:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 878
Posted By itscindy
I've been to the vet and he says Lungworm is not...

I've been to the vet and he says Lungworm is not a problem on the west coast - I'm in Vancouver. Eating slugs is gross, but not harmful.
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants March 5th, 2007, 12:03 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,479
Posted By itscindy
Yep, I searched rescue organizations,...

Yep, I searched rescue organizations, 1-800-save-a-pet, etc. but as I said, adopting a problem was not something we wanted. (I say this with the utmost respect for those of you who have adopted and...
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants March 4th, 2007, 11:42 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,479
Posted By itscindy
I would like to agree with you, Cindy...and I do...

I would like to agree with you, Cindy...and I do on some levels. I have been a purebred dog owner and fortunately, I chose a really good breed. But research made it difficult for me to come up with a...
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants March 4th, 2007, 10:02 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,479
Posted By itscindy
I understand FULLY. I just want what I want. One...

I understand FULLY. I just want what I want. One step away from a purebred...or two, maybe.
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants March 4th, 2007, 09:16 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,479
Posted By itscindy
I've just gotta say something after reading so...

I've just gotta say something after reading so many sanctimonious posts about mixed "designer" breed dogs. I am the proud owner of a schnoodle. I prefer to call her a schnauzer/poodle cross as most...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior February 26th, 2007, 12:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By itscindy
Jessi, I want to clarify the car issue. I am a...

Jessi, I want to clarify the car issue. I am a sales rep and I work from home, driving around during the day (when I'm not browsing this forum!) making sales calls. What is the problem with leaving...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! February 26th, 2007, 12:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 878
Posted By itscindy
OMG... What next???? It is becoming more and...

OMG... What next????
It is becoming more and more difficult to own a pet these days. Seems keeping a pet healthy is a crap shoot. :fingerscr The veterinary industry must be loving all these new...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! February 26th, 2007, 10:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 878
Posted By itscindy
Beer...hmmm. I don't think that will work. She...

Beer...hmmm. I don't think that will work. She likes beer! I only know that because she knocked one over on the floor one evening and we couldn't keep her away from the spot on the carpet where it...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! February 25th, 2007, 09:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 878
Posted By itscindy
Is eating slugs harmful to puppies?

Here begins the litany of puppy problems brought to us by little Lola, our 14 week old Schnoodle pup. Lola has a penchant for little slugs, has brought a couple of them into the house to play with...
Forum: Introduce yourself here - Say hello February 23rd, 2007, 11:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 491
Posted By itscindy
Heeeeere's LOLA!

Thanks for the tips, mummummumm!
I'll be sure to read up on this, we're determined to overcome this problem!
Here are some photos of our little scamp. The action one was taken yesterday while she...
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