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Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! September 23rd, 2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,012
Posted By Mogsmum
Well, thyroid checked out "fine". And she goes...

Well, thyroid checked out "fine". And she goes nowhere that there would be ticks (we're in Toronto).

She got her stitches out from her hematoma surgery, so I plan on bathing her. Back to the...
Forum: Senior cats September 17th, 2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,098
Posted By Mogsmum
It really does sound like hyperthyroidism. Common...

It really does sound like hyperthyroidism. Common in older cats. Worth the money for a blood test to check for it.

The litter box issue sounds exactly like what has already been explianed. Kitty...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! September 17th, 2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,012
Posted By Mogsmum
Dog with possible yeast infections/allergy/low thyroid

Hi there,

I have a 4 yr old boxer/whippet mix whom I rescued a couple years ago. When she came to me, she had nasty ear infections in both ears, a pacth of fur missing on her tail, and her feet...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs October 18th, 2010, 03:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,522
Posted By Mogsmum
My mother switched to pine litter some years...

My mother switched to pine litter some years ago.....my oldest cat won't use it at all, so I don't stess her out, and we stick with clay clumping litter.

Anyways, my mum likes it because it lasts...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs October 18th, 2010, 03:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,434
Posted By Mogsmum
Provided it's the food-grade DE I believe. ...

Provided it's the food-grade DE I believe.

In fact, to be sure it is safe for using inside, make sure it't the food grade one. Also, when applying it, do it gently with a small brush (paint brush,...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior October 17th, 2010, 10:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,238
Posted By Mogsmum
Could it be spaying incontinence? Other than...

Could it be spaying incontinence?

Other than that, she is still young. Just keep at it. I have never had a puppy younger than 9 mths, and he was house-trained when we got him, so I'm no expert on...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior October 17th, 2010, 10:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,141
Posted By Mogsmum
Thanks Marko and Gatekeeper. I appreciate...

Thanks Marko and Gatekeeper.

I appreciate the helpful comments that you all have made. I know Rexx can be worked with, I know he's a smart dog, I know he'll get "it" one day.

I think, more than...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior October 15th, 2010, 11:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,141
Posted By Mogsmum
Bendyfoot, so you're telling me there is hope?...

Bendyfoot, so you're telling me there is hope? :laughing:

I know he's a smart trainable dog. I know that a lot of his issues are dominance -related issues and I know it'll get worse before it gets...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior October 15th, 2010, 11:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,141
Posted By Mogsmum
Yes, I've been doing those things, or rather,...

Yes, I've been doing those things, or rather, attempting to do them, since day one. He does sit for his collar/leash, he does sit at the door, he does sit if he pulls. If I stop, he's learning he...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior October 15th, 2010, 11:35 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,141
Posted By Mogsmum
Thanks Bailey. I've talked to him numerous times....

Thanks Bailey. I've talked to him numerous times. He just won't commit anythhing more that what he thinks is necessary. Hence why I just take it all on myself. Maybe he'll get the message when I...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior October 15th, 2010, 11:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,141
Posted By Mogsmum
I've got 3 kids, 4 cats, a hamster, a rat and...

I've got 3 kids, 4 cats, a hamster, a rat and this dog. My oldest cat was diagnosed with CRF just over 2 yrs ago, I went to the ends of the earth to find out what I could do for her and how to go...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior October 15th, 2010, 11:19 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,141
Posted By Mogsmum
Yes, I wanted to get to that point with him where...

Yes, I wanted to get to that point with him where he could do some agility or flyball, however his obedience levels are not up to par for those yet. The dog needs to focus on the job and the...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior October 14th, 2010, 10:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,141
Posted By Mogsmum
First of all, just because I'm not all love dovey...

First of all, just because I'm not all love dovey over my dog, in the way that I speak, does not mean that I don't love him. Quite the opposite really. He's very well cared for. It's the frustration...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior October 13th, 2010, 02:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,141
Posted By Mogsmum
I'm beginnging to reach a point...

where I think I need to rehome my dog, Rexx.

Let me preface this by saying it's been ages since I posted on here. Last time I did was to find some advice on dealing with CRF in my cat. She's doing...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior October 13th, 2010, 01:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,113
Posted By Mogsmum
Unfortunately just time and persistence and...

Unfortunately just time and persistence and patience will do it.

This is exactly why I won't "do" puppy, little puppy....I've got 3 kids, I don't have the time or patience to house train a dog :)...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 22nd, 2009, 08:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,534
Posted By Mogsmum
Thanks Growler. There is nothing on the test...

Thanks Growler.

There is nothing on the test results indicating Carbon Dioxide/Bicarbonate/ There is one that says "Na/K Ratio" and that is 32 with the norms being between 25-40.

Does that help?
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 21st, 2009, 08:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,534
Posted By Mogsmum
No, there is no T4 number for the 2009 results. ...

No, there is no T4 number for the 2009 results.

The "norms" for the lab are as follows:
2008:

Potein 60-85
Glucose 3.9-8.0
Urea 5.0-13.0
Crea 50-177
Potassium 3.7-5.8
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 21st, 2009, 09:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,796
Posted By Mogsmum
Thanks! I'll check out the links.

Thanks! I'll check out the links.
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 21st, 2009, 09:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,534
Posted By Mogsmum
Aw, thanks! She's my baby girl. She chose me all...

Aw, thanks! She's my baby girl. She chose me all those years ago....followed me around at the barn every time I was there. So, after begging my mum, she got to come to our house permanently. I paid...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 20th, 2009, 08:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,534
Posted By Mogsmum
Yup, I'm picking up both test results tomorrow....

Yup, I'm picking up both test results tomorrow. So will post them. Last year I had the full senior/geriatric work-up done. The other day I only had them do urea/creat & urine analysis.

I'm not...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 18th, 2009, 10:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,796
Posted By Mogsmum
Toronto vet recommendations

So, in light of some recent events with our current vet (we don't really see eye to eye), I am wondering if anyone has any recommendations for another Toronto vet. Obviously, it's probably best to PM...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 18th, 2009, 09:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,534
Posted By Mogsmum
Hmmm...I made a post yesterday, long one, and...

Hmmm...I made a post yesterday, long one, and it's not shown up. Oh dear.

Well, I did speak with the vet. I'm getting the reports on Monday or Tuesday, so will post the test results then. The vet...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 17th, 2009, 09:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,534
Posted By Mogsmum
Well, quite the wealth of information in just a...

Well, quite the wealth of information in just a few posts! I think you know more than my vet. They get so stuck in the traditional "tried & true" method of treating things....even if new studies show...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 16th, 2009, 10:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,534
Posted By Mogsmum
Question Feline CRF, heart murmur & arthritis - just looking for support

Hi there, new here (just joined today!), so first time poster, but long time pet owner.

I was looking for some support & suggestions in regards to my 19 yo cat Mog.

First, a brief history:
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