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Forum: Puppy health August 22nd, 2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,512
Posted By FlamesGirl
An update to this: got in touch with the rescue...

An update to this: got in touch with the rescue coordinator and took pup to the vet. Suspected parvo, as there'd been a pup with parvo in the same shelter (isolated, but still). Luckily she came up...
Forum: Puppy health August 9th, 2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,512
Posted By FlamesGirl
Question Upset stomach in 6 week old pup

I have a six week old pup (foster) that I've only had for two days. Today she woke up, ate her breakfast - which was a little more volume than I'd given her the day before - and then she threw up...
Forum: Feeding raw food to dogs & cats - B.A.R.F - RMB - Homecooked diet August 6th, 2010, 01:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,141
Posted By FlamesGirl
Thanks for all the info! Happy to hear I'm...

Thanks for all the info! Happy to hear I'm starting things off right, I was a little nervous.

These posts were greatly informative...I'll look for some canned tripe and I actually sweet talked...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior August 5th, 2010, 05:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 793
Posted By FlamesGirl
When you're playing with her paws (to try to get...

When you're playing with her paws (to try to get her desensitized), try squeezing the individual nails so she gets used to the pressure on her nails, too. Invest in good clippers - I prefer the...
Forum: Feeding raw food to dogs & cats - B.A.R.F - RMB - Homecooked diet August 5th, 2010, 03:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,141
Posted By FlamesGirl
Feeding raw...am I doing it right?

Hello all,

I've been flipping my dog's food around way too much in the last few months. He was on EVO and did phenomenal on it but then I injured myself (long term too) and he was starting to get...
Forum: Breed characteristics and traits July 19th, 2010, 02:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,067
Posted By FlamesGirl
Interesting to hear everyone's opinions! It's...

Interesting to hear everyone's opinions! It's funny, we originally thought shar-pei / lab cross since he has a funny wrinkle on his forehead that's gotten less noticeable as he got older, but lately...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior July 15th, 2010, 04:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,361
Posted By FlamesGirl
I'd get a doggie backpack and start walking her...

I'd get a doggie backpack and start walking her with it on. My dog used to get really distracted when we passed other dogs/people on our walks (not aggressive, just "hey! you look interesting! let's...
Forum: Breed characteristics and traits July 15th, 2010, 04:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,067
Posted By FlamesGirl
More pics! In the last one, he's the dog with the...

More pics! In the last one, he's the dog with the stick in his mouth - his tail is always curled like that and he has white on his chin, chest, toes, and tail tip.
Forum: Breed characteristics and traits July 15th, 2010, 04:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,067
Posted By FlamesGirl
Another "What am I?" thread...

My brother adopted this fellow from a rescue group last year and we're not exactly sure what he is. We have an idea, but I'd like to hear other people's opinions/thoughts.

"Blue" is approx a year...
Forum: Breed characteristics and traits July 15th, 2010, 03:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,493
Posted By FlamesGirl
Gorgeous pup, that's for sure! Hmm, I'm seeing...

Gorgeous pup, that's for sure! Hmm, I'm seeing border collie and shepherd...either way, what a cute guy!
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior June 17th, 2010, 03:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,530
Posted By FlamesGirl
How much exercise (out of house/out of yard) does...

How much exercise (out of house/out of yard) does your dog get a day? Sounds like he's a little bored and creating noise from frustration/boredom/anxiety all which are linked back to being...
Forum: Breed characteristics and traits June 15th, 2010, 02:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,153
Posted By FlamesGirl
Thanks for all the info so far! Our family...

Thanks for all the info so far! Our family has/had mostly retrievers (golden, flat-coat, labXshar pei and a collie got in there somehow) so a hound would be a whole new experience for us.

I guess...
Forum: Breed characteristics and traits June 14th, 2010, 02:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,153
Posted By FlamesGirl
Anyone have any info on basset hounds?

My parents are looking for a laid-back, calm kind of dog, preferably a rescue. A young female basset hound has turned up in our local humane society so I e-mailed them with some questions about her...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior May 7th, 2010, 11:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,242
Posted By FlamesGirl
Forgot to add - if by jumping they mean lunging...

Forgot to add - if by jumping they mean lunging at other dogs - my guy did this too. He hadn't been socialized at all his first 9 months so whenever we saw another dog or passed one or met one...he'd...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior May 6th, 2010, 04:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,242
Posted By FlamesGirl
Definitely make sure you're committed to...

Definitely make sure you're committed to providing the exercise, mental & physical, and training this lab will need. Labradors are extremely high energy and a walk around the block won't cut it - at...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs April 12th, 2010, 01:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,135
Posted By FlamesGirl
I don't have a winter breed but my guy is very...

I don't have a winter breed but my guy is very susceptible to heat. He's a flattie X so while he has no undercoat, his coat colour soaks up all the sunshine. Last summer, we went for our long walk...
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants April 9th, 2010, 02:49 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,652
Posted By FlamesGirl
Childhood Pets: Max - golden retriever: Family...

Childhood Pets:
Max - golden retriever: Family dog, parents got him from a reputable breeder. Wanted to make sure temperament would be good since my bro and I were little. He lived til he was 14....
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs March 30th, 2010, 01:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 849
Posted By FlamesGirl
My guy eats grass when he's been playing outside...

My guy eats grass when he's been playing outside on a particularly hot day. There's fresh water available for him all the time but he'll throw himself down to the ground and start grazing on the...
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants March 30th, 2010, 01:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,391
Posted By FlamesGirl
I hate when people don't pick up after their...

I hate when people don't pick up after their dogs. I was out hiking 2 weekends ago and the trail was covered with dog poop! I think it's bad enough when people don't pick up when their dog poops off...
Forum: Feeding raw food to dogs & cats - B.A.R.F - RMB - Homecooked diet March 27th, 2010, 06:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,544
Posted By FlamesGirl
rdobbie23 - I tried a meal of raw last night for...

rdobbie23 - I tried a meal of raw last night for my guy too. He got a frozen chicken neck and after eating, he wasn't himself the rest of the night either. He seemed really restless and this morning...
Forum: Dog food forum March 26th, 2010, 03:36 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,616
Posted By FlamesGirl
Ah, sorry I was confused - it was the rice he...

Ah, sorry I was confused - it was the rice he couldn't digest. I knew it was either potato or rice because he figured out even when feeding it to the pup in the bland diet, the pup would get the runs...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior March 26th, 2010, 03:28 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,666
Posted By FlamesGirl
Lots of good ideas and great posts here. Good for...

Lots of good ideas and great posts here. Good for you for trying to fix the problem, too. I'm going to suggest a lot more exercise for your dog. Running/playing in the basement isn't really...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs March 24th, 2010, 11:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 16,517
Posted By FlamesGirl
My cats used to get left alone when my family...

My cats used to get left alone when my family would go on vacation. They were much happier to be left at home than to go elsewhere, especially the nervous one. We left them with a bunch of dry food...
Forum: Dog food forum March 24th, 2010, 11:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,067
Posted By FlamesGirl
Hmmm, not sure about how long it takes to go...

Hmmm, not sure about how long it takes to go through the digestive track but it took my dog a long time to adjust to a richer food. He was being fed Iams (tons of fillers/carbs/grains) while in...
Forum: Dog food forum March 24th, 2010, 11:43 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,616
Posted By FlamesGirl
My brother's puppy was on Acana Large breed puppy...

My brother's puppy was on Acana Large breed puppy and he did terrible on it. Brother made a slow switch but puppy had the runs constantly and was so skinny. Took puppy to the vet, got a bunch of...
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