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by sammy
Fri Jan 30, 2009 5:23 pm
Forum: Care, Health & Nutrition
Topic: Scarlett update
Replies: 12
Views: 1598

Re: Scarlett update

Yay!
by sammy
Fri Jan 30, 2009 8:48 am
Forum: Care, Health & Nutrition
Topic: NDR- Mister goes back to the vet tonite
Replies: 8
Views: 1043

Re: NDR- Mister goes back to the vet tonite

I missed a post. I dn't even know what pemphigus is! GL
by sammy
Fri Jan 30, 2009 8:47 am
Forum: Care, Health & Nutrition
Topic: Seems to be the Month for Vet visits
Replies: 10
Views: 1178

Re: Seems to be the Month for Vet visits

Just checkin for a Scarlett update.
by sammy
Thu Jan 29, 2009 7:40 pm
Forum: Care, Health & Nutrition
Topic: Nutrical
Replies: 8
Views: 1544

Re: Nutrical

Isn't nutrical really sugary ?
When Rosie ate a mass quantity of Glucosamine tabs, the poison center was helpful.Their databases are enormous.
by sammy
Thu Jan 29, 2009 5:43 pm
Forum: Care, Health & Nutrition
Topic: Healthwise active
Replies: 18
Views: 1678

Re: Healthwise active

I tend to add protein toppers to kibble anyway, like egg, canned fish, left overs, canned dog food......
by sammy
Thu Jan 29, 2009 11:07 am
Forum: Our Dogs Online General Topics
Topic: She's Gone
Replies: 33
Views: 3964

Re: She's Gone

I'm so sorry Dawn, but glad your sweet, amazing girl is at peace.I know this has been weighing on your heavily for a long time. Big hugs for you and Mr. Y.
by sammy
Thu Jan 29, 2009 10:50 am
Forum: Care, Health & Nutrition
Topic: Good thoughts for Yessi and Leiloo
Replies: 19
Views: 2006

Re: Good thoughts for Yessi and Leiloo

aww that makes me teary. yay Leiloo!
by sammy
Wed Jan 28, 2009 10:54 pm
Forum: Activities, Training & Behavior
Topic: AKC weave pole spacing
Replies: 5
Views: 871

Re: AKC weave pole spacing

That is good news. Sammy has a really long back and would I think it would probably be easier on his body to have a bit of space. Now if I could just train him to slouch so he wouldn't have to jump 26"
by sammy
Wed Jan 28, 2009 9:28 pm
Forum: Care, Health & Nutrition
Topic: Anyone out there dealing with Liver Disease in a Young Dog?
Replies: 12
Views: 1354

Re: Anyone out there dealing with Liver Disease in a Young Dog?

<t>[quote=Mordanna]IMO, the company is somewhat sketchy. <br/> <br/> Nowhere on their site can you find anything about their salmon oil coming from wild salmon - but they don't tell you it's farmed either. I never got a reply to my emails asking if it is wild salmon or not, but incidentally salmon f...
by sammy
Wed Jan 28, 2009 7:39 pm
Forum: Care, Health & Nutrition
Topic: Anyone out there dealing with Liver Disease in a Young Dog?
Replies: 12
Views: 1354

Re: Anyone out there dealing with Liver Disease in a Young Dog?

[quote=Mordanna]
If you are talking about icelandic salmon oil as the brand "Iceland Pure" - I wouldn't recommend it, since it's from farmed salmon. [/quote]

ARG I just bought some of that :banghead: I'm sure the store owner told me it was wild.
by sammy
Wed Jan 28, 2009 4:03 pm
Forum: Care, Health & Nutrition
Topic: Seems to be the Month for Vet visits
Replies: 10
Views: 1178

Re: Seems to be the Month for Vet visits

UGH I hope you come up with something that works well for her. I'll be paying attention to what you find as I'm sure this is coming down the pike for Sammy at some point.
by sammy
Tue Jan 27, 2009 6:05 pm
Forum: Photos & Videos
Topic: Are you getting the leash?
Replies: 8
Views: 565

Re: Are you getting the leash?

What nice dogs. Wow, seeing them sitting like that it's so easy to tell them apart. Brenna's not looking plump at all unles she's hiding under a fluffy coat.
by sammy
Tue Jan 27, 2009 4:57 pm
Forum: Photos & Videos
Topic: Ginger's Bump
Replies: 17
Views: 1115

Re: Ginger's Bump

Looks like a skin tag to me but it's probably good that you're geting it checked out.
by sammy
Tue Jan 27, 2009 12:55 pm
Forum: Care, Health & Nutrition
Topic: The cause of the poopy problem - scary!
Replies: 23
Views: 2331

Re: The cause of the poopy problem - scary!

<t>[quote=emmas_mom]One of the other neighbours talked with the police, and they said they would have come but had another more urgent call. However, we could call back if we see him again. <br/> I haven't seen him since, but the last three days Sadie became very, very ill with massive diarrhea. (Sh...
by sammy
Tue Jan 27, 2009 12:51 pm
Forum: Photos & Videos
Topic: Bishus Dogs!
Replies: 4
Views: 326

Re: Bishus Dogs!

Cute!
Winter is so much more fun/tolerable when you're watching your dogs rip around in the snow.
by sammy
Tue Jan 27, 2009 12:50 pm
Forum: Activities, Training & Behavior
Topic: Ike at dog school
Replies: 7
Views: 770

Re: Ike at dog school

<r>He sounds like a great dog <E>:love:</E><br/> <br/> My dogs were compeletely stumped by asking for a down in the presence of their food bowl. They had initially been taught a default sit that they must hold until they are released to their food. So they thought it was some sort of trick/proofing ...
by sammy
Tue Jan 27, 2009 12:46 pm
Forum: Activities, Training & Behavior
Topic: Bringing 2 puppies into my home at the same time...
Replies: 24
Views: 1965

Re: Bringing 2 puppies into my home at the same time...

[quote=connie][quote=julsburd] He and I both realize that a working person cannot housetrain and train puppy manners if they are gone all day [/quote] Er -- yes, they can. I've done it many times. I've been working full-time since I was 18, which is a loooong time, believe me; and I've raised four d...
by sammy
Tue Jan 27, 2009 8:39 am
Forum: Care, Health & Nutrition
Topic: Some good thoughts for the Turd, please!
Replies: 17
Views: 1653

Re: Some good thoughts for the Turd, please!

I hope it's something they can easily remove and that won't require any further treatment. Sending good luck and health vibes for the Turd.
by sammy
Mon Jan 26, 2009 7:41 pm
Forum: Activities, Training & Behavior
Topic: Bringing 2 puppies into my home at the same time...
Replies: 24
Views: 1965

Re: Bringing 2 puppies into my home at the same time...

<t>[quote=julsburd]Wow, you guys are pretty quick to judge... My son is 25, has been waiting since he was 18 to have his own dog and wants to begin new, with a puppy. He has already visited a dog obedience trainer in downtown Chicago, he's reading lots of training articles and he and I talk all the ...
by sammy
Mon Jan 26, 2009 4:36 pm
Forum: Photos & Videos
Topic: PUPPIES!!!!
Replies: 16
Views: 1103

Re: PUPPIES!!!!

Wow, so adorable.
by sammy
Mon Jan 26, 2009 12:47 pm
Forum: Care, Health & Nutrition
Topic: I wish I'd known this all along
Replies: 14
Views: 1553

Re: I wish I'd known this all along

<r>[quote=PofiMia]That's awesome! So cooked oatmeal? Warm or do you cook a batch and refrigerate and serve cold? (always looking for adds for Pofi the fussy boy) [/quote]<br/> <br/> Well right now he's getting oatmeal packets so all I have to do is add boiling water. <E>:crazy:</E> Eventually I'll t...
by sammy
Sun Jan 25, 2009 7:14 pm
Forum: Care, Health & Nutrition
Topic: I wish I'd known this all along
Replies: 14
Views: 1553

I wish I'd known this all along

I switched Sammy from white rice to oatmeal and he's LOVING it. No more turning away from his food, no more taking all day to consume one measly bowl full. He's also just generally feeling much better. He went to the vet last week and got a chiropractic adjustment (or rather many chiro adjustments),...
by sammy
Sun Jan 25, 2009 8:47 am
Forum: Our Dogs Online General Topics
Topic: NDR: New Cat :)
Replies: 11
Views: 1263

Re: NDR: New Cat :)

Yay! What great news. I can't wait to seee pics.
by sammy
Sat Jan 24, 2009 5:38 pm
Forum: Care, Health & Nutrition
Topic: Ethoxyquin and mercury in dog foods?
Replies: 2
Views: 911

Re: Ethoxyquin and mercury in dog foods?

<t>[quote=Mordanna]Just out of curiosity though, you live in Canada, why don't you go with one of the excellent Canadian brands instead of paying for an imported food brand that isn't even all that great? [/quote]<br/> <br/> I can only think of one excellent candian brand. Is there another one other...
by sammy
Sat Jan 24, 2009 1:34 pm
Forum: Care, Health & Nutrition
Topic: Good thoughts for Yessi and Leiloo
Replies: 19
Views: 2006

Re: Good thoughts for Yessi and Leiloo

Aaaw so sad. Please pass along our thoughts and prayers.
by sammy
Sat Jan 24, 2009 8:29 am
Forum: Care, Health & Nutrition
Topic: Goopy eyes - is this a problem?
Replies: 6
Views: 895

Re: Goopy eyes - is this a problem?

I'd go for it.
My ped told me to clean Griffin eyes with a wash cloth with some 'no tears' baby shampoo when he had a blocked tear duct. That worked too.
by sammy
Sat Jan 24, 2009 8:19 am
Forum: Our Dogs Online General Topics
Topic: Ike update, after 6 weeks!
Replies: 16
Views: 1214

Re: Ike update, after 6 weeks!

Rosie says if he's surfing bananas and diestive cookies, he's clearly starving and you need to up his ration. :rolleyes:
by sammy
Sat Jan 24, 2009 8:12 am
Forum: Care, Health & Nutrition
Topic: My Decision about Cheetah
Replies: 28
Views: 1835

Re: My Decision about Cheetah

I hope you can both enjoy this time with her inspite of the stress ad the emotional rollercoaster.
by sammy
Sat Jan 24, 2009 8:05 am
Forum: Care, Health & Nutrition
Topic: Cheaper dog food fail :(
Replies: 9
Views: 1319

Re: Cheaper dog food fail :(

<r>This is already the topic in another thread, but what about trying Healthwise? A low priced food, but made by a reputable company (naturapet). <URL url="http://www.naturapet.com">www.naturapet.com</URL><br/> <br/> My dogs have done well on it and Kathleen was saying Brenna's doing well on Healthw...

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