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Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! Today, 11:49 AM
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Posted By MaxaLisa
More often than not I. Would say that the...

More often than not I. Would say that the destruction of the RBC is caused by the ehrlichia infection and not immune mediated, and piling on the immune suppressants when the infection is not...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! Today, 02:48 AM
Replies: 14
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Posted By MaxaLisa
Forgot to mention, liver support is important...

Forgot to mention, liver support is important because of both the ehrlichia and the meds. On the tick list, there has been a lot of success with Country Life's Liver Support Factors, but there are...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! Today, 02:18 AM
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Posted By MaxaLisa
Welcome, I'm sorry that you are facing this. ...

Welcome, I'm sorry that you are facing this.

I am going to echo some of the thoughts of HRP above, but I will be more direct.

Every single symptom that you are seeing can be caused by the tick...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! Today, 01:45 AM
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Posted By MaxaLisa
After eliminating dental or kidney issues, and if...

After eliminating dental or kidney issues, and if the food is a good quality food (no corn, by-products, etc.), then you might also try some probiotics.
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! Today, 01:42 AM
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Posted By MaxaLisa
You might want to consult with a dermatologist? ...

You might want to consult with a dermatologist?

I think rarely is it only environmental or only food allergies, but a combination of the two (because of cross-reactivity), with one dominating.
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Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! September 6th, 2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,257
Posted By MaxaLisa
Yeah, between dogs and parents, it's been a busy...

Yeah, between dogs and parents, it's been a busy several years :o

You can exercise here, but pretty soon I'm not sure you'll be able to get a drink of water!!

I hope that things are going well...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! August 30th, 2014, 03:31 AM
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Views: 1,257
Posted By MaxaLisa
So glad to hear that things are a bit better, at...

So glad to hear that things are a bit better, at least you are heading in the right direction...not good to hear about the nose :( I remember you once saying that you had good luck with something...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! August 23rd, 2014, 03:37 PM
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Posted By MaxaLisa
I actually had a permanent head tilt for years...

I actually had a permanent head tilt for years because of the way my neck was out - doesn't take much change to throw you completely off!

I am hoping things get better for you guys soon!
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! August 23rd, 2014, 03:34 PM
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Views: 1,055
Posted By MaxaLisa
thank you for the information - definitely we...

thank you for the information - definitely we need to keep people aware of this danger!
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! August 22nd, 2014, 02:19 AM
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Posted By MaxaLisa
I am so very sorry to hear about Conner :( :rip:

I am so very sorry to hear about Conner :( :rip:
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! August 20th, 2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 714
Posted By MaxaLisa
Good luck! I've never had an IBD dog before. Have...

Good luck! I've never had an IBD dog before. Have dealt with plenty of digestive issues, but this stuff is very tricky.
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! August 20th, 2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 979
Posted By MaxaLisa
I would have wanted to try the abx without the...

I would have wanted to try the abx without the steroids, as the steroids make it harder to clear infection, and also you don't know what the dog is responding to, the abx or the steroid. But it seems...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! August 20th, 2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,257
Posted By MaxaLisa
Hi SW, I have two answers... The first is...

Hi SW, I have two answers...

The first is that I don't exactly know what it doe, but for stomach upset that can cause panting, bloating, etc, it seems to help A LOT. The two dogs I've tried it on...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! August 18th, 2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,257
Posted By MaxaLisa
Waffle away, there is probably no right answer...

Waffle away, there is probably no right answer here.

My experience with Indy, back in 2010, is once I past the point where I could *not* get both food and doxy in her, it was a very difficult...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! August 17th, 2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,257
Posted By MaxaLisa
Oof, tough decision on the abx and appetite...

Oof, tough decision on the abx and appetite thing.

Some folks on the tick list have been taking the doxy powder and mixing it with yogurt (cherry seems to be a favorite). I guess it's the way...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! August 17th, 2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 979
Posted By MaxaLisa
Best of luck getting this nailed down - keep us...

Best of luck getting this nailed down - keep us posted!
Forum: Puppy health August 17th, 2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 407
Posted By MaxaLisa
I've never had an Addison's dog, but have read...

I've never had an Addison's dog, but have read about it.

I would feed the diet that the dog does best on. The GI diets are often script diets and often, IMO, have compromised ingredients. What's...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! August 16th, 2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 979
Posted By MaxaLisa
I would see an internal medicine vet. It looks...

I would see an internal medicine vet. It looks infection to me too (maybe related to the stuff in the nose), but you need someone on this that won't be dismissive.
...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! August 13th, 2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,257
Posted By MaxaLisa
I think that the doxy is a good idea, because you...

I think that the doxy is a good idea, because you just never know. And if there is inflammation in there causing some of this, it should help.

Moving forward is good, even if it is slow - hang in...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! August 13th, 2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,257
Posted By MaxaLisa
I think that there is a urinary cortisol test...

I think that there is a urinary cortisol test that will rule out cushing's, but can't be used to diagnose it. I'm not exactly sure if that's right though.

I hope that she starts feeling better...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! August 11th, 2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 714
Posted By MaxaLisa
Looks like I have the paper I linked to above, as...

Looks like I have the paper I linked to above, as well as these:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12602936
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jsfa.2740580116/abstract
If you'd like any...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! August 10th, 2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 714
Posted By MaxaLisa
SW, I'm glad that the diet is working out! Not...

SW, I'm glad that the diet is working out! Not very glad at all to hear about the vestibular symptoms :(

LB, isn't it weird how we trip over things at certain times? I'm so glad that you found...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! August 10th, 2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By MaxaLisa
I am very sorry that you and your little buddy...

I am very sorry that you and your little buddy have come to this point. It's so difficult. I do like to have a blood test to make sure that none of these things are caused by something like an...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! August 10th, 2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,584
Posted By MaxaLisa
Just on an academic point, gotta disagree with...

Just on an academic point, gotta disagree with this here. I do think it's VERY important for owners to trust their instincts and to follow those instincts, but I also think that it's dangerous to...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! August 10th, 2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,257
Posted By MaxaLisa
Oh gosh, I so hope that things are on their way...

Oh gosh, I so hope that things are on their way to getting better. This all sounds very difficult!

I remember you have used raw goat's milk in the past - I wonder if it might help here?
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