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  1. Thumbs down Important Thread Important: ~ Keeping Those Fleas Away ~

    I'd like to hear your opinions voiced on this subject! What I do is pull the dog off the chain, get you some dish soap with alot of suds like some Ajax and wash the hell out of them and dry them off, once your finished use some Gard Star 40%, 3cc's down the neck to the ass end for dogs upto 50...

    Started by Your Worst Nightmare‎, 05-07-2004 12:03 PM
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  2. Important Thread Important: First Aid kit for dogs

    Basic First Aid Kit - Basic supplies • Gauze sponges -- 50 four-by-four inch sponges, two per envelope • Triple antibiotic ointment • Rubbing alcohol • Ear syringe -- two ounce capacity • Ace self-adhering athletic bandage -- three-inch width • White petroleum jelly (Vaseline or...

    Started by Michele‎, 03-09-2009 11:32 AM
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  3. Arrow Important Thread Important: ~ Keeping Weight On Pups ~

    I know alot of people have problems once in a while keeping weight on pups (big litters). What have you guys used to keep them pups nice phat and healthy? Of course you should always remember to have them wormed out and free of coccsida :) I use this product called POUNDS PLUS, sometimes I...

    Started by Your Worst Nightmare‎, 05-07-2004 11:54 AM
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  4. Thumbs down Important Thread Important: ~ Coccidiosis Infestations ~

    This I found on the internet and have used it many times, saved many dogs! I hope someone will find this useful. :D Mix 5 ounces of Omega 3-Plus with 4 ounces of the Sulfadimethoxine 12 1/2% solution discussed above. This gives me a very palatable mixture of the 5% Albon (Rx) at a 75% or...

    Started by Your Worst Nightmare‎, 05-07-2004 12:10 PM
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    02-12-2013, 01:49 AM Go to last post
  1. Muscle Physiology and Feeding the Performance/Working Dog

    Exercise requires increased function of several organ systems and energy metabolic pathways. Dramatic changes take place within dogs to support exercise, and as a result, of exercise. Certainly, nutritional needs are affected by exercise. An understanding of exercise physiology is fundamental to...

    Started by Kelticwarrior‎, 09-21-2013 05:24 AM
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  2. Excelent price on Salmon Oil

    Didn't see this link anywhere on here so I wanted to share. Saw it on another forum and folks on that forum have been buying it and they say quick shipping and it's the same salmon oil that we buy in the store. I still have a decent amount of mine left but I'm about to order and stock up. ...

    Started by treezpitz‎, 12-01-2013 10:36 AM
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  3. plants toxic to dogs

    Aloe vera Great for burns, toxic to cats and dogs. Who knew? If you keep an aloe plant on hand for burns, make sure to keep it out of reach for your pets. • Symptoms: Vomiting, depression, diarrhea, anorexia, tremors, change in urine color. Amaryllis Pretty, common as a garden ornamental,...

    Started by BEHAVIN‎, 04-15-2014 05:41 AM
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    04-15-2014, 09:55 PM Go to last post
  4. Poll Poll: Horse Meat

    If raw horse meat was readily available to you at a reasonable price frozen and ground up for dog food would you feed it to your dogs?

    Started by Bobby Rooster‎, 01-12-2009 03:42 AM
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    04-14-2014, 11:19 AM Go to last post
  5. Salmon Oil and other Healthy Alternatives

    Salmon Oil Salmon oil is touted to be great for our dogs coats, skin allergies, and joint problems. Sounds great! Joe Craven from EssayWritingServices.com raises show dogs and took the time to enlighten me about the pros and cons of salmon oil. He regularly gives his dogs salmon oil,...

    Started by Vicki‎, 03-31-2014 08:49 AM
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    coconut oil, krill oil, olive oil, salmon oil
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    04-12-2014, 10:57 AM Go to last post
  6. raw feeding

    ive been reading up on feeding raw and was wondering why they recommend feeding a variety of different meats....the reason why im asking is that i can get chicken for dirt cheap.they always recommend not to switch kibbles to not upset your dogs digestive track so why is raw feed any different?

    Started by powder925‎, 07-07-2010 07:41 PM
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    04-11-2014, 01:07 PM Go to last post
  7. Feed a Canine Athletic Like You Feed a Human Athlete by Bob Stevens

    “Feed a Canine Athletic Like You Feed a Human Athlete” by Bob Stevens There are, as we all know, differences in the biochemical makeup between dogs and humans. Dogs, for example, don*t sweat and dogs have a tougher digestive system * genetically they are scavengers that can survive on less...

    Started by Vicki‎, 03-07-2014 08:56 AM
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    04-10-2014, 06:09 PM Go to last post
  8. Its Spring, Tick season

    Just to remind ya'll that them ticks are going to be a hunting from now on up there in the Northern hemisphere so be aware and stock up on the Carbo-Dust and other preventative measures. The early ticks are rather poisonous and we don't want your dogs ending up with the Babesiosis.

    Started by Kelticwarrior‎, 04-05-2014 07:48 AM
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    04-05-2014, 07:55 AM Go to last post
  9. The Benefits of Coconut Oil

    Although supplements can be a confusing topic for many pet owners, most dog owners have heard of the benefits of feeding fish oils. There are however, a variety of oils that you can also use to your dog’s benefit, each with different actions and benefits. Coconut oil consists of more than 90%...

    Started by Vicki‎, 03-31-2014 08:34 AM
    coconut oil
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    04-04-2014, 12:03 PM Go to last post
  10. Introducing pup to raw food

    Hey Yesterday I gave my 6 week old pit some raw chicken wings and he ate it up really fast. I've read a lot about adding new ingredients but not sure to add next as their is such variety and wanted some advice? I was thinking about maybe a raw egg with the shell? Thanks

    Started by seanyt21‎, 11-03-2013 03:52 AM
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    04-02-2014, 07:26 PM Go to last post
  11. pet deaths related to jerky treats made in China continues to stump FDA

    Mystery of pet deaths related to jerky treats made in China continues to stump FDA By Brady Dennis, Published: March 28, 2014 Andy lost his appetite. Then came the vomiting, the unquenchable thirst, the constant need to urinate. Over several days last year, the spunky 4-year-old West Highland...

    Started by Vicki‎, 03-31-2014 08:29 PM
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    04-02-2014, 10:18 AM Go to last post
  12. Canine Pyometra (Dog breeders worst nightmare)

    Canine pyometra: Early recognition and diagnosis Although this uterine disorder typically affects adult dogs, it can occur in intact female dogs of any age. Because of its nonspecific clinical signs, it may be overlooked until severe. Here's what you need to know to identify pyometra as early as...

    Started by Kelticwarrior‎, 02-22-2013 06:42 AM
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    04-02-2014, 07:35 AM Go to last post
  13. My dog started losing so much hair, what can it be?

    My dog is American staffordshire terrier and he had injury of his ear so he has Cauliflower ear , And now that ear is flattened and fallen down, but he is doing fine, we didn't go to operation for that, and now that ear is now swallen and he recovered naturally as much as he could from that ear......

    Started by mishel‎, 09-18-2013 04:55 AM
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    04-01-2014, 09:50 AM Go to last post
  14. What's the best/most beneficiall oil to add to your dogs food?

    Wanting to get a good oil to help out with dandruff especially. I have emu oil spray that I use when I brush them seems to help some.

    Started by Staub‎, 03-25-2014 10:49 PM
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    avon, coconut oil, salmon oil, skin so soft
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    03-31-2014, 08:04 AM Go to last post
  15. For the kibble people

    I actually found a kibble "formula" I would feed if i wasnt to feed raw, so if i was to, this is what it'd be. Of course only two dogs...Figured id share and if people that feed kibble want to step it up, id say this is a good way to do so. Adding water to the feed not only for the freeze dried...

    Started by bukskin.banks‎, 02-23-2014 09:14 PM
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    03-30-2014, 10:06 AM Go to last post
  16. Rabbit Meat Diets

    Yout could do it out of Angle Iron or 2x4 lumber, but the bottom has to be (1/2'' x 1'' wire mesh). So I was thinking of building these hutches to raise Meat Rabbits for feeders. You would need 15 Doe's and 2 Buck Rabbits(so you don't burn him out, 1 male can properly service about 10 doe's)...

    Started by Buck E. Owens‎, 01-16-2010 11:41 AM
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    03-29-2014, 09:31 PM Go to last post
  17. Vascular Anatomy & Physiology

    Vascular Anatomy & Physiology Schematic of Blood Flow Through the Heart We will be using some basic diagrams to explain the flow of blood through the 4 chambers of the mammalian heart. This will dramatically help in your understanding of the flow of blood. It will also help in understanding the...

    Started by Kelticwarrior‎, 03-20-2014 06:54 AM
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    03-20-2014, 09:49 AM Go to last post
  18. Heart Anatomy & Physiology

    Cardiac Muscle The body contains three different types of muscle. The first, called skeletal muscle, is the muscle type we usually think about when we mention muscles. Skeletal muscles provide locomotion and movement- the biceps muscle to move our arms, or the quadriceps muscles to move our...

    Started by Kelticwarrior‎, 03-20-2014 09:35 AM
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  19. Cannabis for dogs

    Some vets are starting to treat canine patients with it: Medical Marijuana For Pets Recommended By Veterinarian Doug Kramer

    Started by F.D.‎, 03-08-2014 05:07 PM
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    03-15-2014, 08:45 AM Go to last post
  20. Poll Poll: What food do you feed?

    What kind of dog food do you feed? If you choose other, please reply with the dog food that you feed. :)

    Started by Shon‎, 06-01-2004 04:05 PM
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  21. vitamin safe

    Ill keep it short and quick lol I was just wondering if it would be safe to give bully max AND to also give a regular dog multivitamin at the same time? Or would it be too much? And this is a pic of my newborn and my loving rednose pitty nala :)

    Started by rednose*nala‎, 03-05-2014 12:36 PM
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  22. Smile i was wondering

    since my dogs urine are starting to deteriorate my lawn should I pour gravel or sand or can somebody tell me what's good to use?

    Started by islander671‎, 02-24-2014 08:58 AM
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  23. Winterizing Your Dog's Coat; The Well-Oiled Dog

    Winterizing Your Dog's Coat The Well-Oiled Dog By Deva K. Khalsa Winter weather can be a refreshing change of pace, but at the same time, low humidity and home heating can dry out your dog’s skin and coat. While we humans might opt for topical moisturizing creams and lotions, our fine canine...

    Started by Vicki‎, 02-27-2014 09:44 AM
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  24. 10 Super Foods For You and Your Dog

    10 Super Foods For You and Your Dog By Claudia Kawczynska What makes a “super” food? Edibles that deliver the maximum amount of nutrients with minimum calories. Humans and dogs can share several common foods that are nutritionally dense, and pack a lot of healthful benefits into a serving....

    Started by Vicki‎, 02-26-2014 01:46 PM
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    02-27-2014, 09:32 AM Go to last post
  25. Similarties/differences in feeding the racing greyhound and the APBT

    Whats the similarties/differences in feeding the racing greyhound and the APBT, and is their any similarties in the training of the racing greyhound and APBT? Thanks TB

    Started by Torresbeag‎, 05-01-2013 03:35 PM
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  26. Supplementing with Orijen

    Is it ok to use Orijen as a "topping" on my 13w/o pups normal kibble?

    Started by BlueDiamond2012‎, 02-25-2013 12:10 PM
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  27. Dogs' pot poisoning soars as pets dig through trash, stash

    Dogs' pot poisoning soars as pets dig through trash, stash Katherine Seligman Updated 11:10 am, Tuesday, December 31, 2013 San Francisco veterinarian Jill Chase had just finished hosting a birthday party for her son 10 years ago when her dog went limp. After investigating what might have...

    Started by Vicki‎, 12-31-2013 03:28 PM
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  28. Water therapy helps dog get bounce back

    Water therapy helps dog get bounce back: Eastwood hydrotherapy centre helps injured dogs A DOG paralysed by a stroke has been given a new lease of life, thanks to water therapy. Trigger, a Staffordshire bull terrier crossed with a whippet, had a stroke a year ago. Owner Mandi Stephens, 50,...

    Started by Vicki‎, 01-30-2014 07:12 PM
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  29. What to give a pup

    Some people I talked with suggest things like adding goat milk to the feed. What do you do to your pup to insure proper growth and healthy development

    Started by start2finish‎, 12-26-2012 11:36 PM
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    02-15-2014, 11:13 AM Go to last post
  30. Looking for any advice possible

    Hi, I own an AST American bully cross. 45 lbs, female. She's about 70 percent staffy. She has no papers or anything of the like. She's two years old, spayed. And female DA since a very young age. She is very very drivey, play driven and food driven to an ungodly extent. Always on her toes ready to...

    Started by Militia_Melee‎, 02-04-2014 10:31 AM
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