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Forum: Dog training - dog behavior September 20th, 2017, 08:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 336
Posted By Loki Love
I would not recommend any kind of negative...

I would not recommend any kind of negative reinforcement for a reactive dog - you will simply reinforce that whatever is making your dog react is in fact scary. You could potentially end up with a...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! May 2nd, 2017, 09:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 600
Posted By Loki Love
Loki had no reaction like you're describing when...

Loki had no reaction like you're describing when starting Apoquel. He's been on it for less than a year I believe and so far so good.

We also were using Vanectyl P and had not bad results with...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! May 1st, 2017, 09:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 600
Posted By Loki Love
Loki has been on Apoquel for over a year now - so...

Loki has been on Apoquel for over a year now - so far so good and it's the only thing that has helped him.
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs February 6th, 2017, 08:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 759
Posted By Loki Love
We have a night meower too - and while we haven't...

We have a night meower too - and while we haven't completely cured it, we do find feeding him right before we go to bed (and his favourite food - canned kitty fish food is his crack!) seems to have...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs January 28th, 2017, 06:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 581
Posted By Loki Love
Having lived in Montreal region previously for 15...

Having lived in Montreal region previously for 15 years, I can tell you that Angell Woods is a great option for walking your dogs - off leash is still available I believe. You may have to get in the...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs November 16th, 2016, 07:07 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,005
Posted By Loki Love
Montreal definitely has foxes and coyotes roaming...

Montreal definitely has foxes and coyotes roaming around. Could it not also be skunk or raccoon?
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs November 13th, 2016, 09:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,061
Posted By Loki Love
Have you considered using a 3rd party company to...

Have you considered using a 3rd party company to get around the shipping restrictions to Canada?

http://www.borderlinx.com/CA/en/
Forum: Breed characteristics and traits October 29th, 2016, 08:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 914
Posted By Loki Love
While I would dispute any dog can be dangerous, I...

While I would dispute any dog can be dangerous, I will certainly also dispute that Great Danes (on average) are more than 200 lbs. That certainly isn't the case. Where do these "facts" come from?...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! September 18th, 2016, 02:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 832
Posted By Loki Love
Meat alone is not a balanced meal - what exactly...

Meat alone is not a balanced meal - what exactly is your pup allergic too - is it the grains or chicken or? I'd be tempted to add some cooked rice with what you're currently feeding, but that could...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! September 17th, 2016, 09:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 832
Posted By Loki Love
Yes - allergies can pop up at anytime. My guess...

Yes - allergies can pop up at anytime. My guess is this is more than just allergies, given the condition of her face too (could have started out as a reaction, but could be infected now due to the...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! September 16th, 2016, 10:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 832
Posted By Loki Love
Maybe try epsom salt soaks for her feet for...

Maybe try epsom salt soaks for her feet for starters - hydrogen peroxide is just going to dry out her feet even worse. Reality is she needs to see a vet and sooner than later. It must be terribly...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! September 16th, 2016, 08:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By Loki Love
Would you consider switching to a raw diet? ...

Would you consider switching to a raw diet? There could be something that is common in nearly all kibble that he's reacting to - and raw may be the best option at this point (and it may not work,...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! August 29th, 2016, 07:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 904
Posted By Loki Love
Yup - be sure to do some research on coconut oil...

Yup - be sure to do some research on coconut oil prior - you have to feel comfortable with what you're doing. Another article to consider:
...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! August 28th, 2016, 09:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 904
Posted By Loki Love
Coconut oil has worked well for my cat - but like...

Coconut oil has worked well for my cat - but like other oils, too much can cause stomach upset.
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants August 22nd, 2016, 08:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By Loki Love
Where I live, a license costs 100$ if your dog is...

Where I live, a license costs 100$ if your dog is not spayed/neutered. That is reduce to 25$ if they are spayed/neutered, a puppy (under 6 months) or show dog (proof of show registration required)....
Forum: Puppy health August 17th, 2016, 08:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 962
Posted By Loki Love
It's not too late. You can either ask for your...

It's not too late. You can either ask for your deposit back or walk away. Why not try to get your deposit back, indicating you're simply not comfortable with a breeder who lets puppies go at 6...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! July 23rd, 2016, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 462
Posted By Loki Love
No one can say if this will pass or not. Your...

No one can say if this will pass or not. Your best bet is to try and get her to a vet.
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! July 2nd, 2016, 11:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,937
Posted By Loki Love
I have - we found it a bit too bony for our dog,...

I have - we found it a bit too bony for our dog, but every dog is different. It's a great brand and certainly worth a try. We have also used Mountain Dog Food with good success.

If you can...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! July 2nd, 2016, 06:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,937
Posted By Loki Love
Keep in mind - being allergic to poultry in...

Keep in mind - being allergic to poultry in kibble is quite different from raw poultry. Many dogs do just fine with raw chicken and yet couldn't tolerate it in kibble. Plus, you could always go...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! July 2nd, 2016, 06:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,937
Posted By Loki Love
Keep in mind that Vanectyl-P is different from...

Keep in mind that Vanectyl-P is different from the Apoquel - one has steroids, the other does not. Maybe you already knew that - I wasn't sure.

I can certainly sympathize with the skin issues. ...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! June 7th, 2016, 10:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,367
Posted By Loki Love
Maybe she's eating too quickly? What if you fed...

Maybe she's eating too quickly? What if you fed smaller portions more frequently?
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs May 21st, 2016, 06:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 670
Posted By Loki Love
He's too old at this point to declaw - declawing...

He's too old at this point to declaw - declawing at any point is cruel and unnecessary, but to consider doing it at this age - even worse.

Have you tried soft paws? How often do you cut his nails...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 2nd, 2016, 12:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,596
Posted By Loki Love
I wrote directly to Zoetis about a year ago...

I wrote directly to Zoetis about a year ago asking them when Apoquel would be available here - they couldn't give me a definitive answer. If you do end up with updated information on availability,...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 1st, 2016, 11:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,596
Posted By Loki Love
Vanectyl-P has a very low amount of steroids per...

Vanectyl-P has a very low amount of steroids per tablet - 2mg/tablet which is a low dose for a large dog such as yours, but nonetheless still a steroid.

I've heard amazing things about Apoquel and...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs February 22nd, 2016, 05:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 631
Posted By Loki Love
You can check the OFA results online yourself -...

You can check the OFA results online yourself - ask for that information.

What is being done with the dogs besides breeding? Are they being shown? Are they working dogs? Agility, CGC, etc? ...
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