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#346718 - 01/20/18 11:22 PM Re: My dear sweet Eli [Re: Shilohsmom]
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Rosa, are you getting the galliprant rebates. I got $20 back for each of Buddy's scripts. If Eli has a higher dose, it could be $30.

Go to elanco.com to check it out. The code is galliprant30.

It helped Buddy so much. His cbd oil was in capsules by PetReleaf. I was fortunate to be able to order them through the store where I worked, so it was less expensive for me. Still about $58.00 though each month.

I would have done anything for him, just as you do for Eli. Here a lucky guy to be part of your pack.
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#346727 - 01/21/18 03:29 PM Re: My dear sweet Eli [Re: PositiveDog]
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Originally Posted By: PositiveDog
Rosa, are you getting the galliprant rebates. I got $20 back for each of Buddy's scripts. If Eli has a higher dose, it could be $30.

Go to elanco.com to check it out. The code is galliprant30.

It helped Buddy so much. His cbd oil was in capsules by PetReleaf. I was fortunate to be able to order them through the store where I worked, so it was less expensive for me. Still about $58.00 though each month.

I would have done anything for him, just as you do for Eli. Here a lucky guy to be part of your pack.


I wasn't aware of that, thank you so much Bonnie!!! Every little bit helps and that will be a big help to me! Eli gets two 60mg tabs a day so I'm thinking that would be 30.00 back each month groovy I'm heading over to that website now!
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#346741 - 01/23/18 01:56 AM Re: My dear sweet Eli [Re: Shilohsmom]
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Eli is so handsome, so dignified looking. It's hard to imagine the years have gone by so fast and with the ravages of time our beloved dog are aging and infirm.
I read the list of vitamins and meds you're giving him and I can tell that he is in the best care he can have. Working with a sheet metal worker was a brilliant idea. I look forward to pictures of his shoes with the plates on them.
Hugs to you Rosa you are an excellent Mom.
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#346757 - 01/25/18 07:07 PM Re: My dear sweet Eli [Re: Islandgsds]
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Here's a couple of pictures of his shoes

IMG_0033 by Rosa Mack, on Flickr

As you can see the metal wraps around the shoe

IMG_0034 by Rosa Mack, on Flickr
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#346772 - 01/28/18 04:30 PM Re: My dear sweet Eli [Re: Shilohsmom]
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Thanks for the pictures, Rosa. I'm absolutely sure Eli knows you think of everything in his best interest. hug The shoes are very innovative.
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#346777 - 01/28/18 06:43 PM Re: My dear sweet Eli [Re: Shilohsmom]
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Eli might enjoy the use of a wonderful harness I have used and can attest to it's immediate relief.

orthdog site

Simple enough, but really helped Hugo.

kudos to those 2 ladies @ orthodogs!
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#346778 - 01/28/18 06:58 PM Re: My dear sweet Eli [Re: dano]
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Thanks for the suggestion. I recently brought out a harness I had bought for Shiloh but its a bit small for Eli. I've got it out now and plan to try to retrofit it for Eli. If it works I can use it on him, otherwise I will need to buy a size bigger but this is a great suggestion.

Right now my big thing is pain management. I'm really hoping to get him off or at least a reduction in the amount of Galliprant that he takes. Its just so expensive for a pup his size. I have began CBD oil. Of course, its all a learning experience. I originally bought from Canna-Pet but found out they aren't that good. So I went with one that Kris recommended.

The big problem with pain management is that Eli has both Kidney and Liver issues and as a result, he can't take most pain meds. So far I haven't found an affordable option which is why I'm so hopeful with the CDB oils.

I assess him each day, trying to figure out what's working and what's not. But if anyone has any other suggestions for pain relief for a dog with kidney and liver issues please don't hesistate to let me know.
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#346779 - 01/28/18 07:01 PM Re: My dear sweet Eli [Re: dano]
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Originally Posted By: dano
Eli might enjoy the use of a wonderful harness I have used and can attest to it's immediate relief.

orthdog site

Simple enough, but really helped Hugo.

kudos to those 2 ladies @ orthodogs!




I guess got that orthodog site to load. They have some interesting items there. Thanks a lot for sharing.
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#346781 - 01/28/18 09:30 PM Re: My dear sweet Eli [Re: Shilohsmom]
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I wish I knew something for that big beautiful Eli, but I don't. From my own experience-pain medications are hugely variable from individual to individual.

If there is something that will work for Eli-Rosa will find it.

I hope you all get some pain relief. I mean Eli has to keep Kodi in line.

MJ

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#346788 - 01/29/18 05:19 PM Re: My dear sweet Eli [Re: Mary Jane]
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Well, no luck with new meds for Eli but I'm still really hopeful with the CBD oils. I've also been looking into the benefits of heat for osteoarthritis and my next project is to put together some leg warmers for Eli's front legs!
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