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Forum: Dog food forum May 2nd, 2008, 11:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,738
Posted By Catherine Lane
Hi guys, Your dog's Vitamin A requirement is...

Hi guys,
Your dog's Vitamin A requirement is related mainly to his weight and lifestage.

To find the safety zone for VitaminA, you need to follow these steps:

1) Find your dog's weight in kgs...
Forum: Dog food forum April 24th, 2008, 06:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,750
Posted By Catherine Lane
Right, well I'm suggesting adding a small amount...

Right, well I'm suggesting adding a small amount of a protein- focused food *such as* Wellness, obviously not one with the food she's reacting to. Barking at the Moon has no chicken but does have...
Forum: Dog food forum April 23rd, 2008, 03:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,750
Posted By Catherine Lane
Hi again geisha... According to the 2006 NRC...

Hi again geisha...
According to the 2006 NRC Guidelines, seniors can require a good deal MORE protein than adults, as opposed to the earlier ideas that supported lowering it. It still dismays me to...
Forum: Introduce yourself here - Say hello April 23rd, 2008, 11:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,208
Posted By Catherine Lane
Helo Lili, Sadly my French is very limited....

Helo Lili,

Sadly my French is very limited. I would love to have time to devote to more study, really I would, but time is very tight for me. Thank you for the warm welcome...:)
Cat
Forum: Dog food forum April 23rd, 2008, 08:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,485
Posted By Catherine Lane
I'm not sure why you don't want to switch to the...

I'm not sure why you don't want to switch to the WellnessCORE? I'm much more impressed iwth it as a food. If you transition slowly, the nutrient composition is similar enough you shouldn't see a big...
Forum: Pet photography - Pet pictures April 23rd, 2008, 08:28 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,697
Posted By Catherine Lane
You know, ever since I decided a few weeks ago I...

You know, ever since I decided a few weeks ago I need to add a goat to my zoo, my friends have been trying their level best to talk me out of it - I'm overworked as it is, shall we say. I think the...
Forum: Dog food forum April 23rd, 2008, 08:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,750
Posted By Catherine Lane
Although I don't like the vegetable oils with...

Although I don't like the vegetable oils with allergic dogs, and I wish companies would STOP adding flax, this food from Canidae might be something to look into....
Forum: Dog food forum April 23rd, 2008, 07:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,040
Posted By Catherine Lane
Hi andiamo, Your vet is absolutely correct...

Hi andiamo,

Your vet is absolutely correct on this one. To calculate a dog's energy requirements, there are a few simple steps we shoudl follow. I'm re-posting the following from my yahoogroup,...
Forum: Introduce yourself here - Say hello April 23rd, 2008, 07:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,208
Posted By Catherine Lane
Chico, perhaps I could start a Prayer thread?...

Chico, perhaps I could start a Prayer thread? This shouldn't really go in the Rainbow Bridge section as we are pulling out all the stops to save her.
Here's the link:
...
Forum: Introduce yourself here - Say hello April 23rd, 2008, 07:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,208
Posted By Catherine Lane
Ooh, not yet, but trust me, I will get there...:)...

Ooh, not yet, but trust me, I will get there...:) A lot to work through here and only so many hours in a day - but I am trying to work a bit less and take a bit more funtime for myself.
Can anyone...
Forum: Recipes for pets April 23rd, 2008, 06:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,338
Posted By Catherine Lane
I'm wondering why the food choices are canned,...

I'm wondering why the food choices are canned, kibble and raw? I lost my heartdog Luke to hemangiosarcoma in 2006, and he was fed a properly formulated, home made cooked diet all his life. He was...
Forum: Introduce yourself here - Say hello April 22nd, 2008, 05:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,208
Posted By Catherine Lane
Hello chico - Thank you for the warm welcome! ...

Hello chico - Thank you for the warm welcome!

I have a five bedroom country house on a huge wooded lot, so they do go outside now - but winter was hell. It's costing me a small fortune. One person...
Forum: Recipes for pets April 22nd, 2008, 08:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,212
Posted By Catherine Lane
I think you will like the book, Lukka'sma - and...

I think you will like the book, Lukka'sma - and it's Richard Pitcairn,DVM - I was typing pretty fast there. <g>

I should also have said dogs digest COOKED starch well. It's a myth, sort of a...
Forum: Introduce yourself here - Say hello April 22nd, 2008, 08:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,208
Posted By Catherine Lane
I would love to post pics but it looks like a bit...

I would love to post pics but it looks like a bit of rocket science so far - and I'm only as techno-savvy as I absolutely have to be. Can I use photobucket? Wait - I'll go for a walk, come back and...
Forum: Recipes for pets April 22nd, 2008, 07:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,212
Posted By Catherine Lane
Hi Lukka'sma... I cook for both my dogs, one is a...

Hi Lukka'sma... I cook for both my dogs, one is a senior Border Collie/Lab with multiple health issues and so requires a highly specialized diet; the other, my "easy" dog, is a healthy 20 month old...
Forum: Introduce yourself here - Say hello April 22nd, 2008, 06:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,208
Posted By Catherine Lane
Wow - Oakville and Toronto, my old stomping...

Wow - Oakville and Toronto, my old stomping grounds. I grew up in Mississauga and moved to TO when I was 18, lived there till I turned 30. I've been in the country ever since - my friends gave it six...
Forum: Breed characteristics and traits April 22nd, 2008, 06:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,111
Posted By Catherine Lane
Hi Lindia, First of all, I'm not entirely...

Hi Lindia,

First of all, I'm not entirely clear as to how much you mean here - two hours total for the day? I walk my 20 month old RR offleash about an hour and a half a day. He is very lean and...
Forum: Introduce yourself here - Say hello April 22nd, 2008, 06:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,208
Posted By Catherine Lane
Hello from West Quebec

Hello everyone, my Name is Catherine Lane,and I just chanced upon this forum this morning and am happy to find a place that covers topics regarding all our animal companions. I work with dogs...
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