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Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs August 5th, 2012, 11:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,105
Posted By satchelp
They don't seem to be very strict. The...

They don't seem to be very strict. The dimensions of the crate you got sound like the Vari 400 kennel, which is very commonly used, if not the most common brand. I flew my dog in one of those with...
Forum: Lost & Found (Pls include a pic if possible & write location in TITLE) April 6th, 2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,977
Posted By satchelp
Unfortunately, years later, my friend's dog,...

Unfortunately, years later, my friend's dog, Vanna, a Eurasier, has gone missing again. Apartment door was not closed properly, and she got out into hall, up to second floor, slithered 16 feet down...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs September 26th, 2010, 12:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,403
Posted By satchelp
You may find this site helpful...

You may find this site helpful http://www.enzymediane.com . This is a person in the US that buys enzymes in bulk and is able to sell them a lot cheaper. They do ship to Canada and there is a page...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! August 26th, 2010, 10:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,012
Posted By satchelp
You may want to ask your vet if he might have a...

You may want to ask your vet if he might have a problem with a collapsing trachea, something that can happen in toy breeds. Here is some info from this site on this condition...
Forum: Breed characteristics and traits April 15th, 2010, 10:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,693
Posted By satchelp
Although breeding for longevity is an interesting...

Although breeding for longevity is an interesting concept, that sort of selective breeding would likely result in more problems in other areas as the gene pool would get much narrower over time,...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs March 25th, 2010, 03:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 721
Posted By satchelp
I wouldn't be so quick to assume the breeder will...

I wouldn't be so quick to assume the breeder will not take the dog back. I know lots of breeders who will take any of their dogs back, altered or not. What they do, after they take them back, is...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! January 31st, 2010, 02:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 716
Posted By satchelp
Here's an article that addresses the subject;...

Here's an article that addresses the subject; however, I would advise you to take him to the vet to get the reason for this properly diagnosed.
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Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! January 28th, 2010, 10:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,024
Posted By satchelp
I'm glad they got to the bottom of this and they...

I'm glad they got to the bottom of this and they have been able to treat Ginger. Hopeful news indeed.
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! January 28th, 2010, 09:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 851
Posted By satchelp
Hi, sorry to hear about your dog's health issue. ...

Hi, sorry to hear about your dog's health issue. I know a few people that have found a lot of help for their dogs with EPI on the K9-EPIGlobal Yahoo group. The address of this group is ...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! January 23rd, 2010, 11:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,024
Posted By satchelp
I wonder if the vet has checked Ginger out for a...

I wonder if the vet has checked Ginger out for a protein-losing condition. This can happen in Wheatens. They produce a variety of symptoms, but weight-loss and lack of appetite are common symptoms...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 14th, 2009, 10:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 644
Posted By satchelp
I had a problem with my senior dog's kidney...

I had a problem with my senior dog's kidney values shooting up after a month on Orijen. It took a few months for them to get back to normal, but they have stayed normal for almost 2 years now and...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 1st, 2009, 02:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 729
Posted By satchelp
I would recommend consulting the people at the...

I would recommend consulting the people at the dog rehab centre in Toronto. They see the work that the various orthopedic surgeons in the area do as these are a lot of the people that become their...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! October 20th, 2009, 11:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,643
Posted By satchelp
Loki Eurasier, I just sent you a private message.

Loki Eurasier, I just sent you a private message.
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior September 24th, 2009, 09:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 716
Posted By satchelp
You may also want to try belly bands on them as...

You may also want to try belly bands on them as most males are reluctant to even try to mark while wearing them. This could help re-establish their former (non-marking) behaviour after some time...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior September 3rd, 2009, 12:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 594
Posted By satchelp
He sounds like a good candidate for a belly band....

He sounds like a good candidate for a belly band. I think one of those would really help. They were designed for dogs with marking problems. Here's an example...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! August 31st, 2009, 08:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,374
Posted By satchelp
How old is your dog, because if he is middle-aged...

How old is your dog, because if he is middle-aged or older, the symptoms you described sound a lot like what happens to dogs who have a type of tumour called hemangiosarcoma. These are tumours that...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! August 23rd, 2009, 10:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 937
Posted By satchelp
Has the vet ruled out a yeast infection on her...

Has the vet ruled out a yeast infection on her skin? That can often be invisible, but it sure can smell. There are some easy remedies for that. One is to shampoo her with Nizoral (marketed for...
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants July 31st, 2009, 11:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,816
Posted By satchelp
One thing I would do, if you decide to run this...

One thing I would do, if you decide to run this daycare from your home, is make sure you aren't going to have problems with city bylaws. I know Hamilton is quite strict with animal limits (Hamilton...
Forum: Breed characteristics and traits July 23rd, 2009, 11:59 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,027
Posted By satchelp
Yes, seriously. I know a lot of ethical and...

Yes, seriously. I know a lot of ethical and dedicated breeders that are members of their breed clubs as well as CKC. Almost every contract that I've seen has a clause in there that the dog must be...
Forum: Breed characteristics and traits July 22nd, 2009, 08:12 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,027
Posted By satchelp
Actually it is quite the opposite. Breeders...

Actually it is quite the opposite. Breeders usually stipulate in the contract that the dog must be spayed/neutered. I'm not sure what kind of breeders you are used to meeting, but most that are CKC...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! July 22nd, 2009, 07:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,291
Posted By satchelp
In some breed clubs, it is against the rules to...

In some breed clubs, it is against the rules to use AI for dogs (either the sire or the dame) that have not bred at least once naturally. There is good reason for this. The inability to do a...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! July 3rd, 2009, 02:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,194
Posted By satchelp
I had a similar issue with abnormal kidney...

I had a similar issue with abnormal kidney values, with my one dog that is a senior, after having him on Orijen for a couple of months. I took him off it, and the values returned to normal over the...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! June 29th, 2009, 07:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 691
Posted By satchelp
Just on the off chance .. is she spayed? The...

Just on the off chance .. is she spayed? The reason I ask is that if she is intact, she may be exhibiting symptoms of a false pregnancy (carrying around the toy and keeping it with her may be a case...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! May 28th, 2009, 11:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,001
Posted By satchelp
It would a be a good idea to ask your vet to...

It would a be a good idea to ask your vet to eliminate EPI (Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency) as the cause of this. Basically it causes the inability to digest food properly and leads to weight...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! May 19th, 2009, 09:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,240
Posted By satchelp
I see you are in the Niagara area. The list on...

I see you are in the Niagara area. The list on Eye Care for Animals contains US vets. I don't think there is a vet. opthalmologist located in that area of Ontario. The closest may be in Oakville,...
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