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by BuddTX
Thu Mar 21, 2019 3:30 pm
Forum: Care, Health & Nutrition
Topic: Was this a seizure?
Replies: 12
Views: 11901

Re: Was this a seizure?

I could write for hours about my dog, and her transient ischemic attacks (TIA), or the dog equivalent of a TIA. I had a TIA in 2012, so I am familiar with a TIA. I believe my dog had 3 or 4. the first time, I took her to a specialty clinic in Houston (https://www.gcvs.com/) and did a complete Neurol...
by BuddTX
Thu Mar 21, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: Care, Health & Nutrition
Topic: Max is fading and I don't know how to handle it.
Replies: 5
Views: 8826

Re: Max is fading and I don't know how to handle it.

Ashley, I realize your dog has multiple medical issues, so I apologize in advance if my comments are redundant, or obvious. Have you talked to your Vet about Max and this specific issue? My dog will be 18 in May, and in December, she stopped sleeping in my bed. I was not going to take this lying dow...
by BuddTX
Wed Jul 21, 2010 9:27 am
Forum: Care, Health & Nutrition
Topic: June 1st letter from Don Scott, President of NaturaPet
Replies: 9
Views: 1812

Re: June 1st letter from Don Scott, President of NaturaPet

[quote=2dogpack]I bought Orijen for the pup's buster cube today. No more Natura products for me. [/quote]

Orijen looks good! That might be my next dog food!

Will research it more, thanks!
by BuddTX
Sun Jun 13, 2010 10:09 am
Forum: Care, Health & Nutrition
Topic: June 1st letter from Don Scott, President of NaturaPet
Replies: 9
Views: 1812

Re: June 1st letter from Don Scott, President of NaturaPet

<t>I was very happy with NaturaPet, I feed Hadley Sue Karma Organic, and recently started alternating between Karma and EVO Salmon and Herring.<br/> <br/> I liked the fact that it was a "big enough, yet small enough" dog food company.<br/> <br/> I really don't want to switch, she has been doing fant...
by BuddTX
Sun Jun 13, 2010 10:05 am
Forum: Care, Health & Nutrition
Topic: June 1st letter from Don Scott, President of NaturaPet
Replies: 9
Views: 1812

June 1st letter from Don Scott, President of NaturaPet

<r><URL url="http://www.naturapet.com/news/letter.asp">http://www.naturapet.com/news/letter.asp</URL><br/> <br/> June 1, 2010<br/> <br/> Dear Natura Consumer,<br/> <br/> I am pleased to announce the acquisition of Natura Pet Products by Procter & Gamble was finalized on June 1st. I am delighted ...
by BuddTX
Sun Jun 13, 2010 10:00 am
Forum: Care, Health & Nutrition
Topic: Current Recommendations for Heartworm and Fla medicine?
Replies: 2
Views: 522

Current Recommendations for Heartworm and Fla medicine?

<t>I apologize if this is already posted somewhere, but I could not find it.<br/> <br/> Hadley Sue has been doing fine with Revolution since she was born, but I just read here, that it is not recommended here.<br/> <br/> Of course, I go 45 to 60 days between treatments.<br/> <br/> So what is the cur...
by BuddTX
Thu Jul 10, 2008 12:16 am
Forum: Care, Health & Nutrition
Topic: Dogswell-Reputable company?
Replies: 6
Views: 817

Re: Dogswell-Reputable company?

They sell this brand in the Whole Foods in the Houston Area. Not that always implies great quality, but WF usually checks out their companies . . . This is just a general comment, I have no knowledge either way on this brand, I was researching it myself, because I liked (and my dog liked) the dried ...
by BuddTX
Fri Mar 23, 2007 9:42 am
Forum: Care, Health & Nutrition
Topic: 60 million containers of pet food recalled
Replies: 28
Views: 4514

Re: 60 million containers of pet food recalled

<r>Rat poison found in recalled pet food<br/> <URL url="http://www.woodtv.com/Global/story.asp?S=6270135&nav=0Rce"><LINK_TEXT text="http://www.woodtv.com/Global/story.asp? ... 5&nav=0Rce">http://www.woodtv.com/Global/story.asp?S=6270135&nav=0Rce</LINK_TEXT></URL><br/> <br/> ALBANY, N.Y. ...
by BuddTX
Tue Dec 19, 2006 6:58 am
Forum: Care, Health & Nutrition
Topic: Fish oil
Replies: 18
Views: 3454

Re: Fish oil

<t>With Humans, it is not so much that the fish oil quanity is important, it is the EPA and DHA that is important.<br/> <br/> I assume that it is the same for dogs.<br/> <br/> If I pour fish oil over my dogs food, she will not eat it, so I have created a recipe (still in the works) of pureed sardine...
by BuddTX
Sun Jul 30, 2006 9:33 pm
Forum: Care, Health & Nutrition
Topic: Best place to buy dog food online?
Replies: 6
Views: 1193

Re: Best place to buy dog food online?

I have purchased from both petfooddirect and:
http://www.waggintails.com/

I have had positive experiences with both, but tend to lean toward waggintails.
by BuddTX
Thu May 04, 2006 3:46 pm
Forum: Care, Health & Nutrition
Topic: Pet Insurance
Replies: 24
Views: 2571

Re: Pet Insurance

Please don't get freaked about this. It's a blessing that you have never had to use it. To me, it's a peace of mind thing. Knowing that I won't have to max out a credit card when one of my pups has to go to the vet. That is EXACTLY WHY I have my Pet Insurance (VPI). I do not want 5,000-10,000 $ to ...
by BuddTX
Thu May 04, 2006 12:31 pm
Forum: Care, Health & Nutrition
Topic: Pet Insurance
Replies: 24
Views: 2571

Re: Pet Insurance

What I didn�t like about VPI they won't cover anything that's considered heritary or congenital and they don't tell you what those things are until you submit your claim. OK, THIS SCARES ME. I have used VPI ZERO times, (I have had it for 5 years) I have the insurance for catastrophic events only....
by BuddTX
Thu May 04, 2006 11:03 am
Forum: Care, Health & Nutrition
Topic: Pet Insurance
Replies: 24
Views: 2571

Re: Pet Insurance

I have had VPI since Hadley was born.

Is PetCare better?
by BuddTX
Thu May 04, 2006 10:59 am
Forum: Care, Health & Nutrition
Topic: Suggestions as to what dog food to rotate with Karma Organic
Replies: 6
Views: 848

Re: Suggestions as to what dog food to rotate with Karma Organic

<t>Cally,<br/> <br/> I do give her Sardines, several times a week, however, I like your sardine based recipe.<br/> <br/> Yes, I thought about rotating the Natura brands, (I like all their stuff!) but as they are all the same brand, I wouldn't think the rotation would be that beneficial.<br/> <br/> I...
by BuddTX
Wed May 03, 2006 11:20 am
Forum: Care, Health & Nutrition
Topic: Suggestions as to what dog food to rotate with Karma Organic
Replies: 6
Views: 848

Suggestions as to what dog food to rotate with Karma Organic

<t>I LOVE Karma Organic!! So does Hadley Sue!<br/> <br/> She has been doing very well on it, and I feel good knowing that the ingredients are of top quality.<br/> <br/> BUT, I also like the concept of rotating between two or three dog foods.<br/> <br/> However, nothing really jumps out at me, or at ...
by BuddTX
Wed May 03, 2006 8:58 am
Forum: Care, Health & Nutrition
Topic: looking for article on Hill's Science Diet?
Replies: 8
Views: 902

looking for article on Hill's Science Diet?

<t>I have searched for over an hour and cannot find it, so can someone help me?<br/> <br/> I believe it was on Mordanna's dogfoodproject.com web site.<br/> <br/> It was basicly about the "big lie" about SD. People are paying top dollar for SD, but not getting the premium dog food they thought they w...
by BuddTX
Sun Apr 16, 2006 7:09 pm
Forum: Care, Health & Nutrition
Topic: Pet Promise and Dr Weil
Replies: 28
Views: 3268

Re: Pet Promise and Dr Weil

I guess I have my answer. I went to : http://www.petpromiseinc.com/ and checked my cookies and I found this: egh-nestlepurinapetcare.hitbox And I use CCLeaner ( www.ccleaner.com ) to erase all my cookies everytime i turn on my pc so I know this is not an old cookie. And I was reading this very inter...
by BuddTX
Sun Apr 16, 2006 6:18 pm
Forum: Care, Health & Nutrition
Topic: Pet Promise and Dr Weil
Replies: 28
Views: 3268

Re: Pet Promise and Dr Weil

Pet Promise is a Nestlie Product?

I just saw this product at whole foods.
by BuddTX
Wed Mar 22, 2006 1:18 pm
Forum: Care, Health & Nutrition
Topic: First Post-hi!
Replies: 17
Views: 2095

Re: First Post-hi!

<r>Yea, I got my picture to work!!!<br/> <br/> Now everyone can see "my little darling" turning into Cujo with her best friend, Murphy, a wonderful Search and Rescue Dog!<br/> <br/> (They are playing, BTY!) <br/> [image]<URL url="http://i82.photobucket.com/albums/j253/BuddTX/had-mur.jpg"><LINK_TEXT ...
by BuddTX
Wed Mar 22, 2006 12:38 pm
Forum: Care, Health & Nutrition
Topic: Allerg-3 Omega 3 Supplement & Treat!
Replies: 5
Views: 878

Re: Allerg-3 Omega 3 Supplement & Treat!

<t>I love my dog more than life itself, but she has some strange tastes!<br/> <br/> I cook Salmon often, for me, and always give her some, but she ALWAYS has to let it "age" a day or so, before eating it.<br/> <br/> Even raw bones, she has to let "age"!<br/> <br/> She never eats eggs, and I have tri...
by BuddTX
Tue Mar 21, 2006 10:08 pm
Forum: Care, Health & Nutrition
Topic: Allerg-3 Omega 3 Supplement & Treat!
Replies: 5
Views: 878

Re: Allerg-3 Omega 3 Supplement & Treat!

. . . and they are also highly unstable, so a bottled product or capsules are actually preferable. Agree totally. I tried several Omega 3 Fish Oils, my dog would have nothing to do with them. That is why I was looking for alternatives. She will eat Sardines, in EV Olive Oil (regular "people food" S...
by BuddTX
Tue Mar 21, 2006 7:07 am
Forum: Care, Health & Nutrition
Topic: First Post-hi!
Replies: 17
Views: 2095

Re: First Post-hi!

<t>In my "real life" I will probably stay in Texas for my entire life, but in my fantasy life, (the one where I win that big lottery!), I would like to move to New England, or N Calif, or Washington State or Oregon, or maybe Colorado.<br/> <br/> The Cold weather is fun when you do not actually have ...
by BuddTX
Mon Mar 20, 2006 10:12 pm
Forum: Care, Health & Nutrition
Topic: Allerg-3 Omega 3 Supplement & Treat!
Replies: 5
Views: 878

Allerg-3 Omega 3 Supplement & Treat!

Anyone ever heard of this? http://www.petmed.com/acatalog/Online_Catalog_Skin_Dermatology_Products_10.html (scroll down to the forth item) Large Dog size for Dogs over 30 lbs. Eicosapentaenoic Acid 180mg, Docosahexaenic Acid 120mg. 60 treats Small treats for Dogs under 30 lbs. Eicosapentaenoic Acid ...
by BuddTX
Mon Mar 20, 2006 9:42 pm
Forum: Care, Health & Nutrition
Topic: First Post-hi!
Replies: 17
Views: 2095

Re: First Post-hi!

<t>Sorry for the delay, I have been busy with work, and was having some minor (but painful and re-occuring eye problems)<br/> <br/> I live in pearland TX, just south of Houston.<br/> <br/> I am having second thoughts switching between Karma and Timberwolf. Second thoughts on Timberwolf specifially.<...
by BuddTX
Fri Feb 03, 2006 4:21 pm
Forum: Care, Health & Nutrition
Topic: First Post-hi!
Replies: 17
Views: 2095

Re: First Post-hi!

<r>Thanks for the warm welcome!<br/> <br/> I did home cooking for a while, but I stopped. Why, I do not know, but I did. Maybe because I heavly supplement her diet with other things, and i am also feeding her, what I consider one of the better (never say best!) dog foods out there.<br/> <br/> Althou...
by BuddTX
Wed Feb 01, 2006 10:13 am
Forum: Care, Health & Nutrition
Topic: First Post-hi!
Replies: 17
Views: 2095

First Post-hi!

<t>Hi everyone.<br/> <br/> First post here, just wanted to say thank you to Mordanna for all the hard work. I have referenced this site several times.<br/> <br/> I currently feed my Jack Russell Terrier Karma Organic, and she gets supplemented by raw bones, and I give her sardines packed in olive oi...

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