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Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs August 13th, 2007, 02:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,025
Posted By littlesister
pierrefonds

I have lived in Pierrefonds for the last couple of years, and it's been a very difficult adjustment in terms of going out with the dogs.
It's awful to walk the dogs in the street, as there are no...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs May 13th, 2007, 06:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 461
Posted By littlesister
2 cats awaiting a new fate

I`m moving into a home where the owners would like to leave the cats behind due to allergies of a child. They return only to feed them now. I can`t keep them, my spouse is allergic, and dog is not...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! January 14th, 2007, 08:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 395
Posted By littlesister
mammary lump

We've found a lump near one of the mammary glands in my 8 yr old, late-spayed female dog. Quite hard, not huge, .... I've read about 50 % of these are found to be benign, 50 % malignant.

If...
Forum: Feeding raw food to dogs & cats - B.A.R.F - RMB - Homecooked diet December 2nd, 2006, 09:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 698
Posted By littlesister
Yes, it was precisely those hard cow leg bones,...

Yes, it was precisely those hard cow leg bones, as my vet had told me they're too hard to crack and so they won't swallow , choke, etc. Hmmm.
Forum: Feeding raw food to dogs & cats - B.A.R.F - RMB - Homecooked diet December 1st, 2006, 08:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 698
Posted By littlesister
teeth

My dog has been enjoying raw bones for the health of her teeth for a couple of years now, but just recently, cracked a tooth on one, which required a fancy, and very pricey, extraction. The dental...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs October 26th, 2006, 10:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,245
Posted By littlesister
Please study up on the body language of dogs as...

Please study up on the body language of dogs as well. I would do a lot of observing of dogs after having studied their language, before coming into contact. If your shelter doesn't provide you with...
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants October 26th, 2006, 09:57 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,429
Posted By littlesister
What I appreciate most about the show, is that it...

What I appreciate most about the show, is that it can open peoples minds to alternatives to euthanasia or other less positive ideas.
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants October 24th, 2006, 05:12 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,429
Posted By littlesister
Copperbelle, you read a lot and learned how to...

Copperbelle, you read a lot and learned how to use it - that's training.
Some folks, including a good friend of mine, with a dog of about 100 lbs, have stopped walking their dogs, due to shoulder...
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants October 23rd, 2006, 08:26 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,429
Posted By littlesister
I don't use either one either. However, for...

I don't use either one either.
However, for some people that can not actually fulfill the basic function of walking their dogs, as they don't have the strength or proper training, I think it would...
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants October 23rd, 2006, 07:51 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,429
Posted By littlesister
"Did somebody yank your leash repeatedly while...

"Did somebody yank your leash repeatedly while you wore that collar?"

No, I put it around my arm and yanked and it wasn't as bad as it looked.

Do you really think being pinched is so much...
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants October 22nd, 2006, 12:37 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,429
Posted By littlesister
Ya, that's what I thought, there are NO trainers...

Ya, that's what I thought, there are NO trainers around, that are willing to work with an aggressive dog without using any kind of force; choke collars, otherwise euphemistically known as "training...
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants October 18th, 2006, 06:52 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,429
Posted By littlesister
Cesar Millan's show is accessible, and that's...

Cesar Millan's show is accessible, and that's what a lot of people need these days. I think it simply teaches people not to be afraid to take control, and I agree 100% with that. In this...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior October 5th, 2006, 09:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,332
Posted By littlesister
I used Barkbusters some years back. I met with...

I used Barkbusters some years back. I met with two different trainers, who were both barkbusters, but they were different. My advice is that if you have a dog that everyone else tells you to...
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants August 28th, 2006, 02:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,415
Posted By littlesister
humane?

Some years back, I was looking to acquire a dog. I visited a well publicized shelter, took a foster in, read profiles of dogs available, and realized some of these dogs had been there for a full...
Forum: Cat food forum July 6th, 2006, 08:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 15,265
Posted By littlesister
Brewer's Yeast is not a by-product! It's just a...

Brewer's Yeast is not a by-product! It's just a type of yeast. It's been used and sold in organic food stores for years, and as a supplement of more than "one type of B vitamin." They don't scrape...
Forum: Cat food forum July 6th, 2006, 11:17 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 15,265
Posted By littlesister
"Mafia Princess," don't be so judgemental. I...

"Mafia Princess," don't be so judgemental. I asked my vet for nutrition advice, it wasn't unsolicited as it can be in the stores, and he doesn't carry "random" food products, where are you getting...
Forum: Cat food forum July 5th, 2006, 12:58 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 15,265
Posted By littlesister
Isn't Brewer's Yeast a good thing? - it is a...

Isn't Brewer's Yeast a good thing? - it is a great source of Vitamin B's.
Forum: Cat food forum July 5th, 2006, 12:53 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 15,265
Posted By littlesister
Ya, actually Prin, he does sell some Hills stuff...

Ya, actually Prin, he does sell some Hills stuff at his vet shop, but perhaps partly because they carry specific formulas for specific medical problems. He recommended a number of other foods as...
Forum: Cat food forum July 4th, 2006, 06:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 15,265
Posted By littlesister
Similarly, several months ago, back when I was...

Similarly, several months ago, back when I was buying Science Diet at Pet Valu, one worker there told me to switch to something more "holistic", "natural," probably the Performatrin. I actually...
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants July 4th, 2006, 09:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 605
Posted By littlesister
I did that, after having a 7 yr old for a yr and...

I did that, after having a 7 yr old for a yr and 1/2, I decided to get another, and I ended up getting a 1 yr old. The 7 yr old is more energetic, as her breed is, while the 1 yr old is far more...
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants June 30th, 2006, 08:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,142
Posted By littlesister
Original Question: What are opinions out...

Original Question:

What are opinions out there about other bones like chicken as mentionned? Can't they cause choking, internal injuries, etc?

Unecessarily Snarky part of Answer:

well sure,...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs June 30th, 2006, 08:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 930
Posted By littlesister
Thanks to all for replies & suggestions. Great...

Thanks to all for replies & suggestions. Great ideas.

Fosterpat, in Quebec none of the "parks" allow dogs, however, the "reserves fauniques" allow dogs with the usual leash rules. It seems that...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs June 30th, 2006, 12:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 930
Posted By littlesister
We have actually had them in the tent in the...

We have actually had them in the tent in the backyard, for five mins, I wouldn't sleep out there though, it wouldn't be peaceful, what with the traffic and all.
I have 2 medium size dogs, one...
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants June 30th, 2006, 12:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,142
Posted By littlesister
However, The wild dogs would probably rarely...

However,
The wild dogs would probably rarely live out their full life spans, as I would hope my dogs do. I also hope to avoid any 4-figure veterinary bills.
I guess I'm lucky so far, my dogs...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs June 30th, 2006, 11:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 930
Posted By littlesister
Camping in tents with dogs

We are about to embark on such an experience after finally finding some places we can go in Quebec with the dogs.
We would appreciate any suggestions / warnings / etc. (not rules, we know them) to...
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