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Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 18th, 2005, 07:26 PM
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Posted By hartwick
I would get him to a vet asap. It took a long...

I would get him to a vet asap. It took a long time for the vets to diagnose our dog. By the time we got to the root of the problem, we had to resort to intense treatments. In the end it was too late....
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 1st, 2005, 08:14 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,334
Posted By hartwick
Mackie's nasal infection - resistant

It's time to finish this thread. Please do not respond to this posting.

Mackie took a turn for the worse just before Christmas. After a trip to OVC and a change of medication, he continued to...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! August 15th, 2004, 09:24 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,334
Posted By hartwick
Thank you Luba for posting the photos. He is an...

Thank you Luba for posting the photos. He is an awesome guy.
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! August 15th, 2004, 08:34 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,334
Posted By hartwick
Apparently the fungas is everywhere in the dirt....

Apparently the fungas is everywhere in the dirt. In most cases their immune systems can fight it off. His couldn't. We have know idea what his life was like with his previous owners but his immune...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! August 15th, 2004, 08:23 PM
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Posted By hartwick
Smile The treatments were major. He was put under...

The treatments were major. He was put under anesthetic and his nose was irrigated with saline to remove any free mucous.Then all exits from his nasal cavity were stopped up and the cavity was filled...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! August 15th, 2004, 07:42 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,334
Posted By hartwick
Having a bit of trouble adding a picture. Let's...

Having a bit of trouble adding a picture. Let's try again. The oregano oil was OK, but he was way beyond it. He needed 3 nasal cavity treatments at Guelph to cure it.
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! August 15th, 2004, 06:53 PM
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Views: 6,334
Posted By hartwick
:) Mackie is doing great!!! He's personality is...

:) Mackie is doing great!!! He's personality is back, his desire to play with everyone and everything is back and mostly his activity level is back to what it used to be. He still has mucous...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! July 7th, 2004, 08:53 AM
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Views: 6,334
Posted By hartwick
Hi Luba, It's been a horrendous rollercoaster...

Hi Luba,
It's been a horrendous rollercoaster for pastthe six months. Sometimes he appears to be getting better and then his condition worsens again. I've been holding off posting, wanting to be...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! July 4th, 2004, 10:37 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,334
Posted By hartwick
Binnie, If there is another way, I haven't found...

Binnie, If there is another way, I haven't found it. The only positive I can give you is that if it is green, there is still a chance that it's bacterial. What I can recommend is that if you are...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! May 18th, 2004, 01:09 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,334
Posted By hartwick
Nasal Infection

Well, I'm not quite sure what to say.
Mackie was diagnosed with asperigillosis (please excuse the spelling) a fungal infection by the OVC. Amazing people and wonderful care. I would recommend to...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 15th, 2004, 12:26 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,334
Posted By hartwick
The vet college in Guelph diagnosed Mackie with a...

The vet college in Guelph diagnosed Mackie with a fungal infection. He has been treated and appears to be on the mend.
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 1st, 2004, 02:47 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,334
Posted By hartwick
Hi Luba, We're holding right now. Mackie has...

Hi Luba,
We're holding right now. Mackie has an appointment at Guelph U. on Monday.
He doing OKAY. Since we put him on real food, he's acting more like himself. He's not quite so lethargic, he...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 24th, 2004, 09:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,746
Posted By hartwick
We're going through exactly the same thing with...

We're going through exactly the same thing with our dog Mackie.
His nose has been bad since January. How is your dog doing now? Can you tell me the route you've walked in the past few months??...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 22nd, 2004, 10:03 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,334
Posted By hartwick
Luba, thanks for the tip on EFA's. Just gave...

Luba, thanks for the tip on EFA's.
Just gave him a bowl of Yogurt, Flaxseed oil and Lean hamburger.
He left the meat and mopped up the Yogurt and oil.
Fell asleep with his muzzle in the bowl. ...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 22nd, 2004, 09:12 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,334
Posted By hartwick
You may have hit on something. He may be...

You may have hit on something. He may be reinfecting from his food bowl. I'll do the plate thing.

Interesting - our other dog (who is 12 years old) is not showing and symptoms. I think I'm going...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 22nd, 2004, 09:07 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,334
Posted By hartwick
They did blood work as part of the scoping...

They did blood work as part of the scoping procedure.

It all started as a runny nose. I thought he had a cold and my sister told me to get him to the vet. They thought it was a bacterial...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 22nd, 2004, 08:47 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,334
Posted By hartwick
I have found a naturopathic vet but she wanted a...

I have found a naturopathic vet but she wanted a diagnosis before trying to treat him. I'm going to get him in to see her first thing in the morning. Maybe there is something she can suggest.
I'm...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 22nd, 2004, 08:09 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,334
Posted By hartwick
Unhappy We're at a dead end. Mackie was scoped last...

We're at a dead end.
Mackie was scoped last week for his nasal condition. The biopsies (12) weren't able to find ANYTHING!!!!
No evidence of cancer, no autoimmune, no fungal. Just a massive...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 17th, 2004, 08:10 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,334
Posted By hartwick
Took Mackie into the vet yesterday to be scoped....

Took Mackie into the vet yesterday to be scoped. He has no signs of tumors. The vet believes it is fungal and cureable. The infection is in both nasal cavities and not in his lungs. He stayed over...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 12th, 2004, 03:51 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,334
Posted By hartwick
We are still doing all the oregano treatments. ...

We are still doing all the oregano treatments.

We are north of Toronto. Can you give us the name of the referral clinic.
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 12th, 2004, 08:21 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,334
Posted By hartwick
Mackie's nasal infection - resistant

Mackie (our rottweiller cross) seems to be slipping again. He finished his antibiotics on Tuesday Morning (for staph and strepp infections) and we started him on the oregano oil treatments. Thank you...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 9th, 2004, 09:39 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,334
Posted By hartwick
Sorry, didn't mean to imply we'd spray it...

Sorry, didn't mean to imply we'd spray it directly in his nose.

We put a few drops in some butter and he gobbled it up. We actually noticed a difference later in the day. His nose seems to be...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 9th, 2004, 11:29 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,334
Posted By hartwick
The dog is not breathing through his nose. Is...

The dog is not breathing through his nose. Is there any way to spray the oregano oil into his nose?
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 7th, 2004, 09:28 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,334
Posted By hartwick
nasal infection resistant to antibiotics

Our Rottweiler cross has had a similar problem for the last 2 months. We are now on our 3rd round of antibiotics for 2 secondary bacterial infections (staph and strepp). But the primary cause of the...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 7th, 2004, 09:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 72,337
Posted By hartwick
Nasal infection resisant to antibiotics

Our Rottweiler cross has had a similar problem for the last 2 months. We are now on our 3rd round of antibiotics for 2 secondary bacterial infections (staph and strepp). But the primary cause of the...
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