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Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 18th, 2013, 12:02 PM
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Posted By RDandSQ
Thanks

Thanks for your inputs. The NGR looks good, thanks. I have been microwaving cauliflower (he has always liked it), carrots, and sweet potato, all of which he likes, and adding pumpkin. I put the...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 15th, 2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 599
Posted By RDandSQ
Lowering Protein In Food

9 year old 75 pound dog's labwork showed dilute urine specific gravity (1.007) and slightly high creatinine (1.7 vs. range of 0.5 - 1.6 mg/dL). BUN mid range (21 mg/dL) and Phosphorus low-mid range...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! August 13th, 2007, 04:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,488
Posted By RDandSQ
Allergy Shots

I give allergy shots. I can tell that it works, becuase towards the end of the period SQ seems a bit itchy...

At first it takes effort since shots are given on alternate days until you ramp up...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! August 11th, 2007, 05:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,000
Posted By RDandSQ
Poor Haley....sounds like a miserable 2-3 months...

Poor Haley....sounds like a miserable 2-3 months - for your him, and for you.

This nail issue seems more minor since the toe is still intact. Thanks for your response, adds some perspective on...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! August 10th, 2007, 08:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 709
Posted By RDandSQ
Do take him to the vet

Little puppies dehydrate very quickly. It's really important that he sees the vet.

This happened to my puppy when he was 12 weeks old. It turns out all the neighborhood dogs had picked up a...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! August 10th, 2007, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,000
Posted By RDandSQ
Ps

SQ is a 80 pound Chesapeake Bay Retriever boy. He is a very sweet and playful boy, almost 4 years old now.
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! August 10th, 2007, 08:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,000
Posted By RDandSQ
Split Nail Removal: Recovery Pain/Time

On Wednesday SQ's split nail was removed by the vet. The split went far and there was infection, so the nail had to be cut/removed as far as possible. He seemed fine Wednesday evening and Thursday,...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 3rd, 2005, 04:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,515
Posted By RDandSQ
Thanks! Triple antibiotic is a topical...

Thanks!

Triple antibiotic is a topical ointment with three antibiotics, at mild dose. A lot of people seem to keep this at home and use it for cuts and scuffs.
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 3rd, 2005, 03:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,515
Posted By RDandSQ
The bandages came off. There is some redness and...

The bandages came off. There is some redness and a small bump at the site and a small bump. The vet who took the bandage off (different vet - seeing a dermatologist for a nail issue) said it looked...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! October 31st, 2005, 05:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,515
Posted By RDandSQ
The vet just called. He is out of surgery, but...

The vet just called. He is out of surgery, but the vet only got fragments. He thinks he's gotten it all and said he looked pretty extensively. If not, we'll know when the bandages come off on...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! October 31st, 2005, 12:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,515
Posted By RDandSQ
Always good to hear everyone's thoughts, gives a...

Always good to hear everyone's thoughts, gives a lot of perspective. Thanks. The vet said that the potential foxtail needs to be removed since the abscess didn't burst. For those in California -...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! October 30th, 2005, 03:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,515
Posted By RDandSQ
The vet tells me it's wheat-like grass with seeds...

The vet tells me it's wheat-like grass with seeds that resemble a fox's tail. The seeds have barbs that make them prick and enter the dogs skin and not come out.
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! October 29th, 2005, 04:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,548
Posted By RDandSQ
My vet said no

I had the same question and asked my vet and others. The human and dog infections are different so it should not pass from human to dog or dog to human. I don't know about dog/cat transmission.
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! October 29th, 2005, 04:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,515
Posted By RDandSQ
Foxtail between toes

Yesterday, Sequoia was licking a lot between his toes and I noted a red bump about the size of a very large pea. Since it was closing time, the vet office asked me to come in this morning, just in...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! August 16th, 2005, 09:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,466
Posted By RDandSQ
A forgot to say thanks earlier! Thanks for your...

A forgot to say thanks earlier! Thanks for your responses.

He seems a bit better this morning. Now, he runs around in spite of the pain he must be feeling and then curls up and sleeps for a...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! August 15th, 2005, 09:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,466
Posted By RDandSQ
It was standard procedure. Clearly, wrong on...

It was standard procedure. Clearly, wrong on mulitple fronts.
1. Better to have neutered dog in a little pain to keep him from hurting his wounds.
2. Rimadyl is not well tolerated by all dogs.
...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! August 15th, 2005, 05:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,466
Posted By RDandSQ
Sequoias kidneys failed after taking Rimadyl...

Sequoias kidneys failed after taking Rimadyl post-neutering so he really can't take any NSAIDs. The vet suggests only aspirin for pain, given the history, but I am reluctant because even aspirin can...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! August 15th, 2005, 05:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,466
Posted By RDandSQ
Nail Bed Infection

Sequoia had a nail removed on Saturday and is being treated for nail bed infection with antibiotics. He seems to be in some discomfort. Has anyone dealt with nail bed infection? How much longer...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 12th, 2005, 10:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 942
Posted By RDandSQ
Good News

He vomited the rock this morning...6 days after swallowing it. The rock was a bit larger than I thought, but still looked like it could have passed the other way as well. I'm glad that worry is...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 7th, 2005, 06:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 942
Posted By RDandSQ
Thanks!! And thanks for everyone's advice. ...

Thanks!! And thanks for everyone's advice.

I try to be very responsible. He is only a puppy (16 months) and sometimes gets into trouble, but we have done lots of training - including "leave it"....
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 7th, 2005, 03:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 942
Posted By RDandSQ
Swallowed a Rock

My 80 pound dog swallowed a smooth river rock, about 1/2" by 1" (1.5 cm by 2.5 cm). He has shown interest in rocks before and I thought I had cleared my yard of rocks, but he found this rock and...
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