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Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 25th, 2017, 05:02 PM
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Posted By MaxaLisa
I'll just throw in my 2c here about inhibitors,...

I'll just throw in my 2c here about inhibitors, etc. A lot of it also depends on the genetics of the individual. Some genetics may speed up processing. In some individuals, it if they aren't...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 23rd, 2017, 07:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 621
Posted By MaxaLisa
So sorry to spam you, but an afterthought. With...

So sorry to spam you, but an afterthought. With back leg tremors, you should also check if the anal glands are too full and need expressing.

About the thyroid, remember, it's a hormone that...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 23rd, 2017, 02:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 135
Posted By MaxaLisa
That's not good and you always have to worry...

That's not good and you always have to worry about blockage, which is very serious. If he vomits at all I would get to the ER vet.

You might try something with the right kind of fiber and fat....
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 23rd, 2017, 02:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 621
Posted By MaxaLisa
One last comment - different joint supplements...

One last comment - different joint supplements seem to vary in how well they help the dog. You might also have to experiment with those to find the ones that work the best. Depending how bad the...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 23rd, 2017, 02:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 621
Posted By MaxaLisa
Please excuse the typos above, i'm on my phone......

Please excuse the typos above, i'm on my phone...

Can't believe that I forgot to mention to rule out tick disease....
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 23rd, 2017, 02:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 621
Posted By MaxaLisa
Just popping in, I haven't been reading the forum...

Just popping in, I haven't been reading the forum (stll knee deep in elder care issues), but I have a few observations....

With the dilute urine the kidneys may not be concentrating it which is a...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! May 8th, 2017, 12:32 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,896
Posted By MaxaLisa
Shazanne, I had a dog that battled chronic...

Shazanne, I had a dog that battled chronic pancreatitis most of her 13 years of life, so I understand a lot about how difficult that is. In the holistic field, there is a lot of dogma about feeding...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! May 7th, 2017, 06:32 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,896
Posted By MaxaLisa
I meant to say feeding real raw meat. You might...

I meant to say feeding real raw meat. You might at some point be able to transition to some of the dehydrated foods, they don't seem to upset a pancreatitis dog as much, like that tripe. Often...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! May 7th, 2017, 06:30 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,896
Posted By MaxaLisa
The link was for dehydrated green tripe (I use...

The link was for dehydrated green tripe (I use the lamb version here), the brand is K9Natural, I think it's out of New Zealand. Tripe is very good for the gut.


I would scratch feeding raw off...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! May 6th, 2017, 12:06 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,896
Posted By MaxaLisa
Let me add to the question. What meat were you...

Let me add to the question. What meat were you trying raw, and what neat has been in the homecooked diet? What else has been in your homecooked diet?
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! May 6th, 2017, 11:41 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,896
Posted By MaxaLisa
Oh gosh, I am so very sorry. I was so hopeful for...

Oh gosh, I am so very sorry. I was so hopeful for you!

I have never been able to feed raw, and some vets will really pressure you to because everyone says what a miracle it is. Well, if your dog...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! May 6th, 2017, 11:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 644
Posted By MaxaLisa
This is one of my biggest pet peeves. I can't...

This is one of my biggest pet peeves. I can't tell you how many blood results that i've seen on forums and my own dogs that vets have ignored. Drives me crazy.
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! May 4th, 2017, 12:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 594
Posted By MaxaLisa
What did the pathology report say? What was the...

What did the pathology report say? What was the lump?
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! May 4th, 2017, 08:36 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,896
Posted By MaxaLisa
Hi, sorry I disappeared. I'm knee deep in work...

Hi, sorry I disappeared. I'm knee deep in work and parental care...

I saw in another thread that it seems like you are headed in the right direction, and i'm really glad to hear this.

I was...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! May 4th, 2017, 08:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 788
Posted By MaxaLisa
A healthy dog will rarely itch at all, if ever. ...

A healthy dog will rarely itch at all, if ever.

Personally I would run a full Spectrum allergy blood test to help pinpoint environmental and food allergies, all sources contribute to histamine...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 3rd, 2017, 01:46 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,896
Posted By MaxaLisa
I should clarify, if it's an immune disorder,...

I should clarify, if it's an immune disorder, steroids may be needed, but that's a tough decision. It still sounds a lot like vasculitis :-/

ETA: I might look for some canine supplement that...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 3rd, 2017, 01:37 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,896
Posted By MaxaLisa
Interesting the low lymphocytes seem to occur...

Interesting the low lymphocytes seem to occur sometimes with lupus. My dog has lupus (SLE) and she tends to have higher lymphocytes with low and neutrophils, but she is weird.

I am still not...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 3rd, 2017, 01:28 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,896
Posted By MaxaLisa
Thanks for posting the bloodwork. It looks really...

Thanks for posting the bloodwork. It looks really good overall.

I wouldn't try raw, but I would try homecooked with a single protein like maybe pork and a single vegetable like steamed green...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 23rd, 2017, 02:05 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,896
Posted By MaxaLisa
I'm guessing you guys have been pm'ing, hope that...

I'm guessing you guys have been pm'ing, hope that things are improving.

I would make that derm appt, in case you're still sinking around with this then, since you can always cancel it, and I...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 23rd, 2017, 01:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By MaxaLisa
I too would worry that there might be more of the...

I too would worry that there might be more of the ball stuck in there.

The metro is for the gut inflammation, and it seems to be helping. It can have nervous system side effects so they don't...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! February 5th, 2017, 09:15 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,400
Posted By MaxaLisa
It can be very frustrating, and a lot of it is...

It can be very frustrating, and a lot of it is trial and error. Have you been to a different vet for a second opinion?

I would consider making the appt with that dermatologist. You can always...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! February 4th, 2017, 06:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,400
Posted By MaxaLisa
I should add, her digestion improved a lot when I...

I should add, her digestion improved a lot when I added the tripe.... there are canned versions that she like, but I don't like feeding canned food on a regular basis.
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! February 4th, 2017, 06:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,400
Posted By MaxaLisa
Longblades, I agree, the food is SOOOOO...

Longblades, I agree, the food is SOOOOO important. I do agree that finding the right shampoo is important, and I'm guessing a lot of it depends on what in particular is living on that individual...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! February 4th, 2017, 05:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By MaxaLisa
I personally feel that a trial wouldn't do harm...

I personally feel that a trial wouldn't do harm because of the low end levels. There are worse things for a 12+ year old dog than to be on lifelong thyroid meds IF you notice that they are getting...
Forum: Senior dogs February 4th, 2017, 05:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 535
Posted By MaxaLisa
It could also be from infection, or even pain in...

It could also be from infection, or even pain in the joints. Definitely need a vet visit for a full evaluation, and I would start with bloodwork. If nothing shows up, I would want an xray too.
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