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Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! June 26th, 2008, 04:26 AM
Replies: 22
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Posted By glitterless
My neighbour was just telling me that she mixes...

My neighbour was just telling me that she mixes vinegar and water and that it helps quite a bit.
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants June 26th, 2008, 04:21 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,687
Posted By glitterless
Well, I know this will sound odd coming from the...

Well, I know this will sound odd coming from the daughter of a beef farmer, but I really think that the world, North America especially, needs to reduce its consumption of meat. We know a lot of red...
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants June 22nd, 2008, 05:29 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,687
Posted By glitterless
It doesn't matter whether this thread was about...

It doesn't matter whether this thread was about horses or chickens. We're talking about eating horses and some people are saying that it's wrong because they are our companions and friends.

Well,...
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants June 17th, 2008, 09:15 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,687
Posted By glitterless
Thanks for posting those pics, Lise. Happy is...

Thanks for posting those pics, Lise. Happy is lovely :) I'll try to catch up on this thread in the next day or so. The show on the weekend went well, but I'm way behind in everything else!
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants June 14th, 2008, 02:10 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,687
Posted By glitterless
Check this out: ...

Check this out:

http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,1809950,00.html?cnn=yes

I respect your opinions. I hope I'm not being preachy or lecturing anyone. Those aren't my intentions. ...
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants June 13th, 2008, 04:19 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,687
Posted By glitterless
No, they won't think twice and yes they will...

No, they won't think twice and yes they will neglect their horses. It's happening now every where!

Yesterday I heard about a case of 70 horses needing rescue. That is from one farm. I already...
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants June 13th, 2008, 04:01 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,687
Posted By glitterless
Horse slaughter should be legal as long as cattle...

Horse slaughter should be legal as long as cattle slaughter is legal. People eat horses. You cannot deny that and who are we to stop people from eating horsemeat? Cattle slaughterhouses (often the...
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants June 11th, 2008, 11:45 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,687
Posted By glitterless
There's nothing wrong with eating horse meat. I...

There's nothing wrong with eating horse meat. I couldn't eat it, but to me that would be like eating a dog or cat. But I won't judge others who do eat it.

Changes do need to be made, but we...
Forum: Newspaper Articles of Interest (animal/pet related) from Around the World June 11th, 2008, 11:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,524
Posted By glitterless
The Kentucky Derby is for 3 year olds. Was she...

The Kentucky Derby is for 3 year olds. Was she not 3?

In my opinion, thoroughbreds are started and raced too young. Was there anything different about Eight Belles compared to the other horses...
Forum: Newspaper Articles of Interest (animal/pet related) from Around the World March 16th, 2008, 05:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,344
Posted By glitterless
That's so true. But I think we're a few hundred...

That's so true. But I think we're a few hundred years too late to fix it.
Forum: Newspaper Articles of Interest (animal/pet related) from Around the World March 15th, 2008, 04:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,344
Posted By glitterless
I'm not sure where I stand on this. I agree that...

I'm not sure where I stand on this. I agree that we shouldn't be interfering with mother nature, but just living in the same area as wolves and other wildlife is interference right there. Building...
Forum: Newspaper Articles of Interest (animal/pet related) from Around the World March 15th, 2008, 04:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,248
Posted By glitterless
This guy may say he breeds Arabs, but according...

This guy may say he breeds Arabs, but according to my horsey friends and family who have seen the news cilps, most horses don't look Arab. Quality bloodlines mean nothing when the horses are in poor...
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants March 1st, 2008, 11:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 709
Posted By glitterless
Agreed, but even the most well cared for animals...

Agreed, but even the most well cared for animals will come down with a bacterial infection from time to time. The presence of disease doesn't necessarily mean that the animals aren't being cared for...
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants March 1st, 2008, 03:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 709
Posted By glitterless
I agree with Ashley. Find a local farmer to buy...

I agree with Ashley. Find a local farmer to buy from.

As far as I know, organic foods are not regulated. I believe that any farmland that has not been worked in something like 5 years (probably...
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants February 24th, 2008, 12:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,003
Posted By glitterless
Sorry, I thought I was clear. I think the...

Sorry, I thought I was clear. I think the solution is for livestock growers to take some responsibility, lose some money if need be, and treat their animals humanely.

Like I said, it all comes...
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants February 23rd, 2008, 12:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,003
Posted By glitterless
Oh, I do, rainbow. Transportation is one...

Oh, I do, rainbow.

Transportation is one thing that CAN change. It all boils down to money. It would cost money to transport fewer animals at a time. It costs money to make pit stops to water...
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants February 21st, 2008, 11:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,003
Posted By glitterless
Can you sum up what was said? I didn't see your...

Can you sum up what was said? I didn't see your post until just now.
Forum: Newspaper Articles of Interest (animal/pet related) from Around the World February 16th, 2008, 05:41 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,494
Posted By glitterless
Thanks so much for that link; that explains a lot.

Thanks so much for that link; that explains a lot.
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants February 15th, 2008, 08:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 24,082
Posted By glitterless
What part of Ontario do you plan on camping in? ...

What part of Ontario do you plan on camping in? I've done a lot of camping in the parks in N. Ontario, so I could probably help you there.
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! February 15th, 2008, 07:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 747
Posted By glitterless
I think it's a great idea to do a fecal test...

I think it's a great idea to do a fecal test before deworming any animal. That way you can pinpoint exactly which worms you need to target, so the correct chemical class of dewormer can be used.
...
Forum: Newspaper Articles of Interest (animal/pet related) from Around the World February 15th, 2008, 07:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,520
Posted By glitterless
What exactly is free range? Rather than buying...

What exactly is free range? Rather than buying something from a grocery store that may or may not be regulated, try to find a local farmer who has healthy stock and buy directly from him.

Words...
Forum: Newspaper Articles of Interest (animal/pet related) from Around the World February 15th, 2008, 07:46 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,494
Posted By glitterless
I'm confused. I thought that a "lack of potable...

I'm confused. I thought that a "lack of potable water" was grounds for fines, charges, or removal of the animal by the OSPCA? Are exotic animals exempt from this law? Does it only apply to...
Forum: Newspaper Articles of Interest (animal/pet related) from Around the World February 8th, 2008, 04:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,739
Posted By glitterless
That's debatable. Most countries don't have...

That's debatable. Most countries don't have organizations to investigate cruelty. We may be responsible for many of the horrors of the world, but at least we're working on resolving these issues.
...
Forum: Newspaper Articles of Interest (animal/pet related) from Around the World February 5th, 2008, 05:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,354
Posted By glitterless
Wow! Must be something in the water in England...

Wow! Must be something in the water in England ;)

I don't think I'd wanna be trying to get pregnant there...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs February 4th, 2008, 01:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 999
Posted By glitterless
Play with his feet lots and reward him every time...

Play with his feet lots and reward him every time he's good. Try putting some pressure on his nails and toes with your fingers to simulate the feeling of the clippers. Give him a treat if he's...
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