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Preparing to Say Good Bye
Started by: Leslie&Chico
When: Today at 10:35 AM
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Jump to new posts Chico's time by Leslie&Chico @ Today at 10:35 AM

I haven't posted in a bit, but for the most part Chico has been steady. This past week his appetite changed and he was more tired. Today, before I left for work I noticed he was real restless (...)
Senior Dog Health Issues
Started by: Shilohsmom
When: 01/20/18 12:28 AM
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Jump to new posts Re: My dear sweet Eli by Shilohsmom @ Yesterday at 04:23 PM

All of Eli's blood work has come back normal. I've done as much research on steroids as I can do and talked this out with a couple of my friends. I've decided to start Eli on a short term (...)
Senior Dog Health Issues
Started by: Shilohsmom
When: 05/20/18 08:15 PM
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Jump to new posts Re: Steriods by Shilohsmom @ Yesterday at 03:51 PM

Thanks for the feedback and information. I've basically made my decision to try the steroids on Eli and will update his thread now. Thanks again.
General Info & Misc. Dog Topics
Started by: Deschka
When: 05/22/18 05:06 PM
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Jump to new posts Re: Traveling to Europe ( crate size) by lhczth @ Yesterday at 10:20 AM

I used a 500 crate when I traveled with Vala to Germany in 2011. The rules have changed since then. I would call Lufthansa (I found them very easy to work with). You will also need a USDA (...)
General Info & Misc. Dog Topics
Started by: Deschka
When: 05/22/18 05:06 PM
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Jump to new posts Re: Traveling to Europe ( crate size) by SeanRescueMom @ 05/22/18 09:50 PM

I bet Patti, aka Braverhund, could be of help to you. She lived in Germany with Grimm for awhile.
General Info & Misc. Dog Topics
Started by: Deschka
When: 05/22/18 05:06 PM
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Jump to new posts Traveling to Europe ( crate size) by Deschka @ 05/22/18 05:06 PM

Any advice here? I am checking the Lufthansa website and the largest crate dimensions allowed are 49x28x33 . However it seems I can only find the 48x32x35 online to purchase, and he definitely (...)
Stories and Dog Chit-Chat
Started by: Islandgsds
When: 05/15/18 09:06 PM
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Jump to new posts Re: Loose pooh everywhere by Islandgsds @ 05/22/18 10:37 AM

I'm sorry I didn't see this Rosa.

Loki is fine. We had him in to the vet for his 6 month physical and blood work the day before. He had the poops then and the vet gave me some meds for it. He (...)
Senior Dog Health Issues
Started by: Shilohsmom
When: 05/20/18 08:15 PM
Views:  84
Jump to new posts Re: Steriods by middleofnowhere @ 05/21/18 07:36 PM

OK remembered the oral that I used that's often used for pets - Prednizone (sp)
Senior Dog Health Issues
Started by: Shilohsmom
When: 05/20/18 08:15 PM
Views:  84
Jump to new posts Re: Steriods by Mary Jane @ 05/21/18 01:05 PM

Hi Rosa,

Here's a link to PetMd about 7 uses of steroids in dogs:
https://www.petmd.com/dog/general-health/7-types-steroids-dogs

The most common is what middle referred to-things like cortisone (...)
Senior Dog Health Issues
Started by: Shilohsmom
When: 05/20/18 08:15 PM
Views:  84
Jump to new posts Re: Steriods by middleofnowhere @ 05/21/18 01:33 AM

I've used the eye drops for two dogs. Helped with the eye condition whose scientific name I can't remember.

I forget which one it is that they commonly give dogs but also use in humans - (...)
Senior Dog Health Issues
Started by: Shilohsmom
When: 05/20/18 08:15 PM
Views:  84
Jump to new posts Steriods by Shilohsmom @ 05/20/18 08:15 PM

Doe's anyone have any experience in using steroids on our dogs? The goal is to improve Eli's muscle mass which might help him to get up, walk, maybe even help with the fecal incontinence??

If (...)
Senior Dog Health Issues
Started by: Shilohsmom
When: 01/20/18 12:28 AM
Views:  5049
Jump to new posts Re: My dear sweet Eli by Shilohsmom @ 05/20/18 08:09 PM

Originally Posted By: Woodreb
I used to do the catch game with Rica when she couldn't play fetch anymore, too. There were times when she catch the ball and then sort of pop it out of her mouth. (...)
Senior Dog Health Issues
Started by: Shilohsmom
When: 01/20/18 12:28 AM
Views:  5049
Jump to new posts Re: My dear sweet Eli by Woodreb @ 05/20/18 07:53 PM

I used to do the catch game with Rica when she couldn't play fetch anymore, too. There were times when she catch the ball and then sort of pop it out of her mouth. It would bounce back to me. I (...)
Senior Dog Health Issues
Started by: Shilohsmom
When: 01/20/18 12:28 AM
Views:  5049
Jump to new posts Re: My dear sweet Eli by Shilohsmom @ 05/20/18 05:06 PM

Thank you all for your kind and caring words. My dear sweet Eli is doing well. We've been back in the backyard playing ball daily and he is really enjoying it. I toss the ball into his mouth (...)
Non-Urgent
Started by: Tarheel
When: 05/09/18 07:45 AM
Views:  119
Jump to new posts Re: Owner rehoming hi drive male EPI Ky by Tarheel @ 05/20/18 10:11 AM

Thank you, I will pass it on.
Schutzhund/IPO & Other Protection Sports
Started by: middleofnowhere
When: 05/19/18 10:41 PM
Views:  41
Jump to new posts IPO training laugh by middleofnowhere @ 05/19/18 10:41 PM

OK folks, we have a trial coming up on June 23... See where this is going? Yup, right down the tubes...

I really thought we had it down to where I could concentrate on the drop on send out. (...)
Remembering our Beloved Dogs
Started by: DianaB
When: 04/11/18 03:24 PM
Views:  732
Jump to new posts Re: Siena Rose by Mary Jane @ 05/19/18 08:19 PM

Diana,

It's a treasure chest. Tears-yep-but Siena will never leave you.

MJ
Senior Dog Health Issues
Started by: Shilohsmom
When: 01/20/18 12:28 AM
Views:  5049
Jump to new posts Re: My dear sweet Eli by Mary Jane @ 05/19/18 08:17 PM

Rosa,

Please take things easy. You know Eli better than anybody, so you can guide a lot of this. Dear lady, Eli climbed (somehow) in the car at home, so you know what he can do. You know. (...)
Remembering our Beloved Dogs
Started by: DianaB
When: 04/11/18 03:24 PM
Views:  732
Jump to new posts Re: Siena Rose by Shilohsmom @ 05/18/18 08:28 PM

What a beautiful memory box. I'm glad you had some pups to watch, that always helps. Take care and I'm so sorry for your loss.
Remembering our Beloved Dogs
Started by: DianaB
When: 04/11/18 03:24 PM
Views:  732
Jump to new posts Re: Siena Rose by SeanRescueMom @ 05/18/18 05:28 PM

The box is lovely and I can definitely understand the tears coming out of nowhere. hug Actually I added our cat's favorite belongings to a memory box I made for Sean after he passed - they were (...)
Senior Dog Health Issues
Started by: Shilohsmom
When: 01/20/18 12:28 AM
Views:  5049
Jump to new posts Re: My dear sweet Eli by SeanRescueMom @ 05/18/18 05:23 PM

I am keeping my fingers crossed that steroids can enhance Eli's longevity and at the very least make him more comfortable. crossedfingers
So happy he was able to enjoy a delicious ice cream treat too.
Basic Care & Discussions
Started by: isosa
When: 05/15/18 03:04 AM
Views:  110
Jump to new posts Re: brushing "aggainst hair growth" by isosa @ 05/18/18 12:43 AM

Thanks PaddyD. I will continue brushing him as I do.
Senior Dog Health Issues
Started by: Shilohsmom
When: 01/20/18 12:28 AM
Views:  5049
Jump to new posts Re: My dear sweet Eli by Shilohsmom @ 05/17/18 07:53 PM

Eli met with our new Vet today. I really like him. Kody saw him yesterday and today was Eli's turn. Getting him in the car was hard. Its painful for him and that just tears at my heart. I did (...)
Stories and Dog Chit-Chat
Started by: Islandgsds
When: 05/15/18 09:06 PM
Views:  117
Jump to new posts Re: Loose pooh everywhere by Shilohsmom @ 05/17/18 07:41 PM

Just checking on Loki today. How's he doing. Poor baby. At this point, I pretty much panic when I've been gone too long what with Eli's condition. If I time things right I can sometimes get (...)
Senior Dog General
Started by: weplaytowin
When: 05/10/18 01:12 AM
Views:  139
Jump to new posts Re: Senior Dogs and Exercise by Zisso @ 05/17/18 03:54 PM

Zisso limits himself. We go out to play fetch in the yard a couple times a day and on walks around the neighborhood or to the park, and with each I follow his cues. He will take short cuts (...)
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