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Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 25th, 2004, 08:50 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By buriedinfur
Weird that there are three incisions, the...

Weird that there are three incisions, the generally go down the midline (linea albia) until they hit the peritoneal cavity, cut that open, shove the omentum out of the way, hook around till they get...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 23rd, 2004, 09:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,259
Posted By buriedinfur
They are not JUST pets they are your family, so...

They are not JUST pets they are your family, so boot anyone out who gives you that line. Your babies should be just fine though, spaying is quite safe. Feel free to phone your vet for updates, when I...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 23rd, 2004, 09:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,539
Posted By buriedinfur
Even gassing them would be preferable to what...

Even gassing them would be preferable to what they are doing now - poisoning them with ground glass ect.....sick!

The links below are QUITE graphic - so be cautious.

Canadian voice for animals...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 23rd, 2004, 09:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,510
Posted By buriedinfur
I would just leave them too, removal would only...

I would just leave them too, removal would only be cosmetic. Lipomas are pretty common, and can be left quite happily alone, even my Dad has several ;)
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 21st, 2004, 01:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,115
Posted By buriedinfur
Weepy eye

That is great - just warm water cotton balls are the way to go, just make sure to use a different one if you start cleaning the other eye to prevent spreading any bugs. If you start to see a lot of...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 21st, 2004, 01:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,893
Posted By buriedinfur
The cats all come running when I change the...

The cats all come running when I change the litter - I think it is a competition to see who can mess it up first ;)
My one cat also comes to crinkling up paper - she loves to chase it and will...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 21st, 2004, 01:20 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,259
Posted By buriedinfur
He does sound like he is recovering nicely, if he...

He does sound like he is recovering nicely, if he has stopped having diarrhea and vomiting for 12 hours and he is drinking water just fine you should be safe discontinuing the pedialyte (as it is to...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 21st, 2004, 11:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,115
Posted By buriedinfur
My only two bits to add is that with every kitten...

My only two bits to add is that with every kitten I was bottle raising the little suckers would sometimes go 3-4 days between poops. The first couple of litters doing this to me freaked me out, but...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 20th, 2004, 05:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,587
Posted By buriedinfur
parvo and soil

If I remember correctly airating (sp) the soil helps, and a good long freeze can inactivate it. The other thing to remember is that it is easy to track parvo around - you simply have to step on some...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 20th, 2004, 05:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,576
Posted By buriedinfur
Spaying in both cats and dogs tends to be more...

Spaying in both cats and dogs tends to be more major as the surgery involves going into the abdominal cavity. Muscles are seperated in order to get down in there so they need some time to heal back...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 20th, 2004, 04:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,647
Posted By buriedinfur
The drinking and peeing a lot warrants a trip to...

The drinking and peeing a lot warrants a trip to your vet to check her kidneys - drastic weight loss can also be a part of kidney disease. Need to check her pee to see if it is concentrating...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 20th, 2004, 04:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,259
Posted By buriedinfur
OK - some of this is a repeat - but also read the...

OK - some of this is a repeat - but also read the other line on parvo for more info.

Your cat cannot catch it - whew!

The reason to give pedialyte is to combat dehydration and electrolyte...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 20th, 2004, 04:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,587
Posted By buriedinfur
Sorry lucky

Sorry lucky - you and I must have been posting at the same time, didn't want to step on your tail ;)
To clarify a "parvo" virus is just a type of virus (think of viruses being labled like different...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 20th, 2004, 04:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,587
Posted By buriedinfur
Parvo virus only affects canines, is not related...

Parvo virus only affects canines, is not related to strangles, attacks the mucosa lining the gastro-intestinal tract which results in severe vomiting and diarrhea, dehydration, electrolyte imbalances...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 19th, 2004, 11:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,101
Posted By buriedinfur
Yeah, actually is a pretty common issue, they get...

Yeah, actually is a pretty common issue, they get surface trained pretty quick (we had a couple of puppies at an spca display recently and they were used to shavings, poor suckers eyes were floating...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 19th, 2004, 11:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,424
Posted By buriedinfur
My good ol' border coll shep cross SPCA mutt was...

My good ol' border coll shep cross SPCA mutt was 4 mnths when she was done, in BC they are just starting to explore pediatric spays and neuters and pop control wise it sounds lovely!
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 19th, 2004, 05:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,424
Posted By buriedinfur
Ok - gothca - that does make more sense with the...

Ok - gothca - that does make more sense with the body fat issue, but at least she should be a fair size by now.
Good luck with her, and ask what anethetic they will use, you may find that thier...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 19th, 2004, 04:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,148
Posted By buriedinfur
If I had a penny for every "wolf" cross that I...

If I had a penny for every "wolf" cross that I have met........
Really, I will second the husky or malmute theory, it is that breed or breed combo that make most people cry wolf :)
Michelle
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 19th, 2004, 04:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,087
Posted By buriedinfur
about the worms

The most common worm that you would see in a dogs stool would be roundworms - all right, I know using food comparisons stink for people with delicate stomachs - but they really do look like spagetti...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 19th, 2004, 04:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,424
Posted By buriedinfur
Spay right away

OK - here is how it reads out of the Merek Veterinary Manual;

Mammary tumors in dogs are most frequent in intact bitches; they are extremely rare in male dogs. Ovariectomy before the firest estrus...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 19th, 2004, 01:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,257
Posted By buriedinfur
The other thing is that if you are in a heartworm...

The other thing is that if you are in a heartworm prone area then most of the heartworm meds now have wormer built right into them - pretty darn efficient!
Michelle
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 19th, 2004, 01:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,352
Posted By buriedinfur
Feeding seperately (ie in different rooms) at...

Feeding seperately (ie in different rooms) at timed intervals is your best bet, however if this is not feasible, then stick both on the kitten food, the biggest problem for the 1 yr old cat is that...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 18th, 2004, 01:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,507
Posted By buriedinfur
Thanks Lass!

Thank you so much Lass! Terri Crisp and her crew are wonderful people and a pleasure to work with. But it is only through the generosity of people like you that they can keep going. Many thanks!...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 18th, 2004, 10:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,507
Posted By buriedinfur
Noah's wish

For those who were interested yesterday, check out the website again today - www.noahswish.com - there are some new pics on there this morning from a couple of the coordinators who helped out at a...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 17th, 2004, 04:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,310
Posted By buriedinfur
you don't HAVE to pick the snake up :)

Hi Lass - well this year it is reptiles and horses that they are training heavier on - they switch species every year so that you can get more handling experience in if you have not gotten a lot of...
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