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Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 18th, 2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 215
Posted By MaxaLisa
Probably shouldn't have brought up the chiari...

Probably shouldn't have brought up the chiari stuff - so NOT likely here, and I wouldn't want you to worry about that. It's on my mind because of other reasons related to my dog, but I honestly...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 18th, 2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 215
Posted By MaxaLisa
My small dog has a similar kick. I think of this...

My small dog has a similar kick. I think of this as a nervous system disorder. I have found that acupuncture and also chiropractic care is very important. I do find that meds that affect the CNS,...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 16th, 2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 131
Posted By MaxaLisa
I think this is not good. Knowing whether it is...

I think this is not good. Knowing whether it is something with the immune system versus something cancerous ( :( ) would be good to know. I hope it's not something really bad :(
Forum: Senior dogs November 11th, 2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By MaxaLisa
Ha any bloodwork been run? Thyroid testing? Tick...

Ha any bloodwork been run? Thyroid testing? Tick or other infectious panels?
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 3rd, 2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By MaxaLisa
Yes, mostly just that baking soda therapy, for...

Yes, mostly just that baking soda therapy, for whatever reason, has helped a couple of my dogs now. It's been a lifesaver. Jazz here gets about 1/4 tsp twice a day in water with a syringe, she's...
Forum: Senior dogs October 31st, 2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By MaxaLisa
She should not have any shots now, because she is...

She should not have any shots now, because she is not well. Additionally, the viruses in the parvo and distemper shot now are probably protected from for the rest of her life. She shouldn't have...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! October 24th, 2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 19,563
Posted By MaxaLisa
Have you worked with a dermatologist? Was a skin...

Have you worked with a dermatologist? Was a skin test done and was a culture performed? A year is a long time, since resistance is often likely to happen, and ceph is really rough on the digestive...
Forum: Pets that have passed away - Rainbow bridge October 23rd, 2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 497
Posted By MaxaLisa
I just read this in the health section :cry: ...

I just read this in the health section :cry:

:sorry:

Run free Halo :candle:
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! October 23rd, 2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By MaxaLisa
I really hesitate to post here, because my boy...

I really hesitate to post here, because my boy had similar issues, and we never did find the exact cause.

We suspected chronic tick disease, and a pathogenic form of e.coli.

xrays showed that...
Forum: Senior dogs October 18th, 2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By MaxaLisa
This back stuff is painful. I've always...

This back stuff is painful.

I've always used regular chiropractic for my dogs with great success, together with some acupuncture. Supplements vary, often depends on the dog. A foundation of...
Forum: Senior dogs October 18th, 2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 388
Posted By MaxaLisa
Thanks for the update - glad everything is going...

Thanks for the update - glad everything is going well!
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! October 16th, 2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By MaxaLisa
It does kinda look like a hotspot, but skin...

It does kinda look like a hotspot, but skin things are annoying - could be a number of things :/
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! October 12th, 2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By MaxaLisa
I would call the cardio and explain what is going...

I would call the cardio and explain what is going on, and see if maybe they can recognize the issue over the phone. They should be familiar with the meds and the reactions. Most vets will do a...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! October 12th, 2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By MaxaLisa
Oh, the one other thing I know is that the heart...

Oh, the one other thing I know is that the heart and lungs do not like moisture and fluid in the body, but the kidneys love moisture and fluid. So it's an eternal balance between trying to keep the...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! October 12th, 2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By MaxaLisa
I know that managing the meds in these cases can...

I know that managing the meds in these cases can be really difficult. I had a girl with heart disease, but she never went into congestive heart failure (CHF).

I don't really understand what is...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! October 7th, 2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 345
Posted By MaxaLisa
Without actually seeing the lab reports,...

Without actually seeing the lab reports, difficult to comment, but.... I don't buy the high protein being an issue (I've always fed a homeprepared high protein diet). HOWEVER, there could definitely...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! October 5th, 2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,136
Posted By MaxaLisa
If it's not a puppy thing.... If your vet...

If it's not a puppy thing....

If your vet doesn't know, seek a referral to an internal medicine vet and get this checked out: http://www.vetinfo.com/causes-dog-tongue-discoloration.html
I...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! October 5th, 2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 601
Posted By MaxaLisa
Ticks and tick diseases are everywhere, and...

Ticks and tick diseases are everywhere, and conventional thinking about where they are no longer holds because the weather patterns are changing, and these diseases are being spread by birds and...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! October 5th, 2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 545
Views: 151,002
Posted By MaxaLisa
Personally, I would treat with doxy and see if...

Personally, I would treat with doxy and see if there is a response. The symptoms are all there, the testing is very imprecise.
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! October 2nd, 2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By MaxaLisa
What are you currently feeding?

What are you currently feeding?
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! October 2nd, 2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 945
Posted By MaxaLisa
Ehrlichia is particularly deadly, and there are...

Ehrlichia is particularly deadly, and there are many forms, and some local strains (not sure if that's the right word), they don't even have tests for. It is a nasty, terrible disease, that has...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! October 1st, 2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 601
Posted By MaxaLisa
Barkingdog is right, thick fur is no protection...

Barkingdog is right, thick fur is no protection against these buggers. Also, most dogs do not show an irritated area where the bite was, nor does it make a dog itch most of the time. It sounds like...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! October 1st, 2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 945
Posted By MaxaLisa
Thinking of you guys.....

Thinking of you guys.....
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! September 29th, 2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 545
Views: 151,002
Posted By MaxaLisa
Keep us posted! I'm a fan of aggressively...

Keep us posted! I'm a fan of aggressively treating with doxycycline, since not all tick diseases show up on tests, and the spotted fevers, ehrlichiosis, and anaplasmosis can all cause nosebleeds.
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! September 29th, 2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 945
Posted By MaxaLisa
My heart is breaking for you, I am so sorry that...

My heart is breaking for you, I am so sorry that he I so severly ill. I wouldn't do anymore testing at this point either. I had forgotten about the mass on the spleen too, that could be different...
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