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Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! October 12th, 2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Monkey68
Luxating patella perhaps? Not sure that its...

Luxating patella perhaps? Not sure that its common with your breed but symptoms can "come and go" and it does sometimes present with leg stiffness. If so this could be easily assessed by a...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! September 23rd, 2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 324
Posted By Monkey68
Post op Patella

Hi,

Pug #2 Yogi had surgery on his luxating patella 5 weeks ago.

All is going well but just the other day I started feeling a bit of resistance when doing his physio excercise (gently pushing...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior January 20th, 2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 395
Posted By Monkey68
Fear of stairs

Boo will be 2 tomorrow. He is fully recovered from his luxating patella surgery and moves beautifully however he is still TERRIFIED of going up the stairs. If I bring him only 2 steps down from the...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs January 18th, 2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 984
Posted By Monkey68
Check out todays Time Newsfeed Dogs Paws

This thread really got me thinking. Todays time Newsfeed had an article on Dog Paws that claims that dogs have built in winterized protection for their paws. Worth reading though this does not apply...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs January 11th, 2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,049
Posted By Monkey68
General fear?

I agree with love4himies. There is a wealth of wonderful suggestions offered in this thread but if the behavior that the cats are exhibiting is exclusive to your boyfriend perhaps there is something ...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs January 10th, 2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 984
Posted By Monkey68
Thank you for the warning!

Thank you Longblades and Hazelrunpack for the warning on the balloon booties! Yet another person was praising them just today at the dog run. Knew about the choking hazard potential with all the...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs January 7th, 2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 984
Posted By Monkey68
Paw Protection?

It has been brutally cold recently and there were a few days in the last two weeks where many of the canine creed outrightly refused to venture out apart from "attending to business". As paw...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 13th, 2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 710
Posted By Monkey68
Second opinion

Agree with Longblades, if you have no result and there is a drastic change a wait and see approach may not work. Im not a vet but my dog was dragging his leg somewhat when it fell out of place from a...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 4th, 2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 506
Posted By Monkey68
Tidbits go a long way

Thanks for the advice. Always great to hear the voice of experience;apart from the obvious things to do these little tidbits go a long way with a long recovery time. Hope your dog is doing well!
Forum: Breed characteristics and traits November 4th, 2011, 10:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,464
Posted By Monkey68
What is perfection

Congratulations on the job -sound wonderful! Definitely a smaller dog (non short nosed - problems with heat and possibly flying) sounds most suitable for your situation. Apart from looking into...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs November 4th, 2011, 09:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 723
Posted By Monkey68
Speedy recovery

Glad she is doing well, she is an adorable little one! Well wishes for a speedy recovery!
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 4th, 2011, 09:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 506
Posted By Monkey68
Patella surgery recovery with Feisty Brother

Hi. My Boo(pug) is going in for much needed Patella surgery on his right rear leg. He has started slipping quite a bit, in addition to not going up stairs, not jumping and having difficulty going...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 1st, 2011, 10:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 710
Posted By Monkey68
Breeding Lines

Understand what you are saying, I have contacted the Breeder they are aware of my boy's conditions. They have been line breeding for a long time I imagine that many of the pups are from repeat...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 1st, 2011, 11:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 710
Posted By Monkey68
Inherent traits

Thanks for your reply. Apparently when doing my research it never occurred to me, after many healthy years with my mixed breeds, that my purebred guy would wind up with two of the possible conditions...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs October 28th, 2011, 10:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 723
Posted By Monkey68
Good luck Sugar!

Wishing Sugar good luck and a speedy recovery!
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! October 28th, 2011, 10:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 710
Posted By Monkey68
Still wondering about entropion/eye surgery

Well, Took my boy to the specialist and he definitely needs surgery for the back patella without question. He is now having trouble going up any stairs at all and hesitates to go down as his back leg...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs October 26th, 2011, 07:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 942
Posted By Monkey68
Hong Kong Vet

Hi,
Good Luck with your Move. We brought our dogs back from Hong Kong 6 years ago with us to Canada. If you call your vet they should be able to provide you with current companies who handle pet...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! October 21st, 2011, 04:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,640
Posted By Monkey68
Adolescence

There are some things we will never know about our pets, but one thing for sure they do go through an adolescence. Though this in itself may not be responsible for all of the behaviours it may very...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs October 20th, 2011, 06:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 723
Posted By Monkey68
Other options

Congratulations on your new bed! Love the Bowser products, I waited and got one for my Poochies for my Birthday. Its always great though to have one of those Costco beds Handy, they are relatively...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! October 20th, 2011, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 508
Posted By Monkey68
Yaba Daba

Hi,
Depending upon how ambulatory Luna is you may want to try out the diaper route. I think they are called Daba Doo's, we tried them out when our dog was ill. However from your description it...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! October 20th, 2011, 04:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 710
Posted By Monkey68
Pug Entropian and luxating Patella

HI,
My Big Buddha has put on weight and no longer wants to go up OR DOWNSTAIRS. He can do it but it is obvious that he is having physical difficulty maneuvering (hard time balancing stairs and often...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior September 8th, 2011, 08:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 877
Posted By Monkey68
Thank you. Will contact the vet regarding testing...

Thank you. Will contact the vet regarding testing out the situation with Metacam just hope my boy is not in pain and that I am not pushing him to hard by trying to get him to walk. Will also cut down...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior September 7th, 2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 877
Posted By Monkey68
Lazy pug; or something wrong?

Hi,
My 21 month old pug has a grade one (no surgery required) luxating patella in his back right leg.
He is afraid to go up stairs (only goes up the 4 front steps very quickly)and stops constantly...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs August 8th, 2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,274
Posted By Monkey68
Definitely Doable

Hi,

We shipped our two rescue dogs home with us from Asia to Canada and it all worked out. We had the help of a company that specialises in pet transport. However we chose not to use any...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior May 8th, 2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 796
Posted By Monkey68
Strong Bond

Thanks for all of your encouraging advice. Agreed, a truly strong bond with a dog should/will not be broken with the addition of another dog as long as you have time for them all. I am impressed by...
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