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Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 16th, 2013, 10:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,359
Posted By mhikl
Article suggestion

Jull, here is a fairly good article on doggie anal glands.
http://www.vetsallnatural.com.au/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=56&Itemid=71

I found it interesting.

You might want to...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 16th, 2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 819
Posted By mhikl
Thanks Hazel

Thanks, Hazel. I think you are right. Sadie is much better closing in on a week of torment. She still wobbles when she walks but seem content to lie down and sleep. I might just take her to a vet but...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 15th, 2013, 10:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 819
Posted By mhikl
Red face I Sat on Sadie's Paw

I sat. She yelped. I moved immediately. :sorry:

That was six days ago. She seemed fine and the next morning we went for a walk. About half way through the walk she started to (or I noticed) limp....
Forum: Feeding raw food to dogs & cats - B.A.R.F - RMB - Homecooked diet April 8th, 2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,464
Posted By mhikl
killing creatures

I feel much the same. I stand tall but am a wimp at heart when it comes to all life, save that of flies. I couldn't do in rabbits as they were my pets as a child.

Chickens, no prob. I lived in...
Forum: Feeding raw food to dogs & cats - B.A.R.F - RMB - Homecooked diet April 8th, 2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,774
Posted By mhikl
Is the perfect Diet for Carnivores Similar?

Love4himies, excellent points. This has been a heavy slog and I shall be returning to clean up some of my points.

1. Yes, low in carbs, definitely. I am torn between the idea of increasing fat...
Forum: Feeding raw food to dogs & cats - B.A.R.F - RMB - Homecooked diet April 8th, 2012, 12:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,464
Posted By mhikl
Horizon It Was

Myka, I had just checked out the Horizon and that was what my dog was on and what my cousin put her dogs on. One had allergies and could handle Salmon but sounds like your pooch can't. I am always...
Forum: Feeding raw food to dogs & cats - B.A.R.F - RMB - Homecooked diet April 7th, 2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,464
Posted By mhikl
Cost of BARF

Love4himies, you are so right regarding the poo affect of BARF. My Sadie drops small poos which quickly turn grey and disintegrate.

Myka, I can see the costs being high when buying human grade...
Forum: Feeding raw food to dogs & cats - B.A.R.F - RMB - Homecooked diet April 7th, 2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,774
Posted By mhikl
Comments to Posters

I found food for thought in your posts, Love4himies , which show just how open this topic is for discussion. The complications and effects of food groups upon each other add to the confusion. I shall...
Forum: Feeding raw food to dogs & cats - B.A.R.F - RMB - Homecooked diet April 7th, 2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,774
Posted By mhikl
Experiences & Studies on Fat by Vilhjalmur Stefansson

When it comes to fat, it is waffle science. It is an area where the medical community and certainly interests groups affects government policy with out the back up of science. The media and...
Forum: Feeding raw food to dogs & cats - B.A.R.F - RMB - Homecooked diet April 6th, 2012, 12:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,774
Posted By mhikl
There's the rub

Exactly, Myka. This is what I am trying to avoid. Cool. We posted to each other's post round the same time. Though I am a chatterer of course so win any time wars.
Forum: Feeding raw food to dogs & cats - B.A.R.F - RMB - Homecooked diet April 6th, 2012, 12:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,464
Posted By mhikl
Roxy, Food, Allergies, BARF Possibilities

Namaste, Myka. - (late note: - dah, I didn't see dog's size till late. Will update or add more tomorrow.)

May I suggest you read a very interesting article by Vilhjalmu Stefansson, a Canadian born...
Forum: Feeding raw food to dogs & cats - B.A.R.F - RMB - Homecooked diet April 5th, 2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,774
Posted By mhikl
Science on Fat for BARF; Where art thou?

I am interested in finding out the science behind the low fat BARF recommended diet for dogs.

For some time now I have been trying to find out what the ratio of fat to protein, I, a human being,...
Forum: Feeding raw food to dogs & cats - B.A.R.F - RMB - Homecooked diet March 4th, 2012, 01:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,690
Posted By mhikl
Forgo Complex; Small means Simple

Kess, have I a plan for you, but to save time I will just give you the url to find my opus on "little feeders", the perfect food for small dogs and all cats. If the little beggars didn't creep me...
Forum: Feeding raw food to dogs & cats - B.A.R.F - RMB - Homecooked diet March 3rd, 2012, 03:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 993
Posted By mhikl
Busy is just an excuse

Keeping informed is the journey to good health and a healthy outlook, pbpatti, so I am on a life quest for knowledge. pets.ca has a lot of good ideas to offer. I have my favourite sites together and...
Forum: Feeding raw food to dogs & cats - B.A.R.F - RMB - Homecooked diet February 28th, 2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,094
Posted By mhikl
How Jack the Ripper Might Have Fed His Puppy

Amas, go crazy with the rolling pin, the chicken carcass, not the pup. Put towel over the carcass sos not to splash a fine mess as you do the deed. Be relentless but put a smile on your face as you...
Forum: Feeding raw food to dogs & cats - B.A.R.F - RMB - Homecooked diet February 28th, 2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 928
Posted By mhikl
BARF for Cheap

LoveCharlie,
Do some scouting. I found a Chinese grocery store and got fair deals there for chicken backs and other meats. Then I found a butcher in the same location who now sells me chicken...
Forum: Feeding raw food to dogs & cats - B.A.R.F - RMB - Homecooked diet February 28th, 2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 993
Posted By mhikl
14 Month BARF Report on Sadie

14 month BARF Report on Sadie, female, age 11, weight 13 kg , 28.6 lbs (about a half kg or 1 lb overweight)

Sadie started her BARF diet early January 2011 at 33 lbs and quickly gained another 3...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! June 15th, 2011, 01:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,493
Posted By mhikl
Sierra Sill Alone Not Working

Well, I had the same problem with just using Sierra Sill as I did just using the muscle relaxant Robaxin. There would be days that would either begin or end with Sadie limping or showing signs of...
Forum: Dog food forum June 10th, 2011, 12:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,931
Posted By mhikl
Pulling a Fast One

What about this? Make your smaller portion. Then cut it in half. Feed the half portion and have water close by.

Wait half an hour, put on a smile tell Chloe what a good pooch she is and plop the...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! June 9th, 2011, 11:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,493
Posted By mhikl
Sadie's Progress with SierraSill

It has been five months since Sadie hurt her right foreleg and shows evidence of pain on occasion but she is doing much better so I thought I should report back to tell what I have learned in case...
Forum: Pet photography - Pet pictures June 9th, 2011, 05:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 719
Posted By mhikl
Corgi delicious

These pics made my day. Persistence defines this breed. Brought back memories of my Sadie when she was new to the house. Somehow most dogs seem to sense she may be forward but not aggressive. She's...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 17th, 2011, 11:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,493
Posted By mhikl
Great information, Reanne. It is the Robaxin, not...

Great information, Reanne. It is the Robaxin, not a NSAID. The vet recommended 1/2 pill so I will stick with it. The url I posted last seems to think it is ok for dogs. I just forgot to give it to...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 17th, 2011, 03:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,493
Posted By mhikl
Leg injury, Limping & Pain: Results After 3 Months

Sadie is doing better. I thought this was an important enough problem that I would add my follow up to the original post. A hurt leg or muscle seems to be quite common from what I have read on this...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs March 6th, 2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,538
Posted By mhikl
Sure fire test for wolf hiding in dog's clothing

If you know anyone with small children and they have some stuffed toys one of which is a piggy, you could observe the dog/wolf's response to them and a sudden excitement at the sight of the piggy one...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 6th, 2011, 07:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,323
Posted By mhikl
Didn't the vet say anything. If said "Never seen...

Didn't the vet say anything. If said "Never seen what you've described before?" or "Dunno. ", and that was it, then for sure another opinion is necessary especially if this happened again which is...
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