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  1. 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 12:32 PM
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  2. 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 01:03 PM
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  3. 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 01:10 PM
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  4. 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 12:54 PM
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  1. The difference RAW FEEDING has made in my dog

    Beatrix had a vet visit yesterday, her vet is fully on board with raw feeding when done right. I was very proud and pleased when she complimented Bea's coat, weight, muscle tone and distribution, nails, and teeth. I wanted to give you guys and some new comers a little visual of the difference it...

    Started by Beatrix Kiddo‎, 01-28-2015 09:51 AM
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  2. Post raw feeding dog

    hello GD . let me just say i been looking into going raw for my pitbull who is 5 months old around 35 lbs who is on blue buffalo wilderness chicken right now. i got a few questions and if possible answer them in order please 1: why is raw better then kibble? 2:how do i start the trans and how...

    Started by JEEPandELI‎, 01-28-2015 06:18 PM
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  3. Feeding 12 week old puppy too much or too little?

    Hello! I am a first time pitbull owner and i have a beautiful red nose pitbull named Zeus. He is active but of course loves to sleep and i have been wondering about how much I'm feeding him. I bought Zues at 8 weeks. I took him to the vet at about 10 weeks and he was 8 pounds 4 ounces. Since...

    Started by rjdaniels1‎, 09-03-2012 11:36 AM
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  4. Ivomec

    Is this still something used? I used to buy a bottle of this from the tractor supply for 35$ and it would last what seemed like over a year. The vets always advise against it. I assume because they want you to buy their 65$ per pill stuff. I do the 1/10 of 1cc per 10lbs of body weight, is that...

    Started by Michael.‎, 01-25-2015 01:51 PM
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    01-27-2015, 04:49 PM Go to last post
  5. Torn ACL

    Has anyone here ever had a dog tear its acl? My dog hasnt been using her rear left leg so i took her to the vet and he is saying that the acl is torn. He recommends a TPLO surgery which he quoted for $3115.

    Started by cheese‎, 05-25-2012 01:17 PM
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  6. Calculating Your Dog's Age Is More Complex Than You Think

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    Started by Vicki‎, 10-19-2014 05:37 PM
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    01-18-2015, 09:25 AM Go to last post
  7. Current RAW cost

    I've been feeding raw for a few weeks now and I'm still buying at the grocery store/butcher shop. So, I really don't have a clue if the price I'm paying is close to the norm or not. But I'm sure curious as to what all the raw feeders are paying at this current time? Also, does 40 lbs of chicken...

    Started by treezpitz‎, 10-16-2013 04:17 PM
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    01-15-2015, 05:32 PM Go to last post
  8. "Your dog is not a wolf; stop trying to feed it like one"

    Pretty good article. I know many here feed raw, we feed our own PMR style diet to some of our dogs, but there is some pretty good insight into why and what modifications should or can be made to make it truly "species appropriate". Your dog is not a wolf; stop trying to feed it like one | The Raw...

    Started by CHAMP‎, 01-14-2015 04:08 PM
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  9. Interview with Raw Feeding Vet

    Check out this interview with Pro-Raw Feeding Vet David Hopper Interview with a Raw Feeding Vet - Raw Dog Food

    Started by Beatrix Kiddo‎, 01-12-2015 03:49 PM
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  10. pregnant female

    I have a female that was due to drop a litter this month. i put her on healthy bones. i did not say that you could not give to pregnant female. but do ya'll think this product could have hardened the pups bones so they could not pass through the birth canal. or to large to past through the birth...

    Started by vellie‎, 01-11-2015 05:44 PM
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  11. Vet recommendation

    I'll be living in Albuquerque in the near future and am looking for a good vet that is apbt friendly. I already carry out all of the worming and flea/tick treatment myself, I just need a vet for booster shots and general problems. I would prefer if the vet would label him as a mixed breed, as my...

    Started by RobR73‎, 01-08-2015 07:36 PM
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    01-10-2015, 06:51 AM Go to last post
  12. yard septic tanks for the dogs

    im planning on making a cheap yard septic tank for the dogs crap. i plan on doing this around April when the ground thaws out a bit. im going to use either a plastic trash can or a metal one. I seen some great videos on Youtube explaining how to do it. just wondering if anyone on here has...

    Started by hardluck‎, 02-28-2012 10:25 AM
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  13. dogs got in a real bad fight help!!!

    while i was away my two females got in a big fight mother and daughter moma got hurt really bad need advice on how to close and heal her wounds she can barely stand or walk she is really hurting please comment asap

    Started by providencepits‎, 11-19-2014 10:58 AM
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  14. Root Canal Vs. Extraction

    Hi, my 2 year old pit-bull broke her upper 4th premolar. My vet said it was the biggest tooth in a dogs mouth. My vet gave me 2 options either root canal or extraction. I have no idea which procedure to do. Extraction is a lot cheaper than root canal but I just want to do what is right for her.

    Started by bur‎, 01-01-2015 09:43 PM
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  15. My 7 yr old dog is $#@!ting pure blood and very lethargic.. Please anyone(ASAP)

    Dog $#@!ted blood today and he seems to have no energy. Im taking him to the vet tomorrow but any recommended tests that i should get and any ideas what this can be? Symptoms- blood squirting out ass. Threw up his kibble... No appetite but e drinks lots of water... Hes very lethargic.. He...

    Started by MyPoorAnimal‎, 12-23-2014 02:49 AM
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  16. AAFCO admits rendered pets in pet food

    I'm just going to go ahead and leave this here.... AAFCO Admits Rendered Pets in Pet Food - Bullmarket French Bulldogs When I first wrote an article years ago stating that some pet food companies were using the rendered remains of euthanized pets in their food (under the ingredient...

    Started by Beatrix Kiddo‎, 10-31-2014 11:03 AM
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  17. puppie with no balls

    Hi , At 2 month my puupie still havent his balls where it should be , is there a chance that it drop down later ? My vet told me tha balls will never go down if they arent there by 2 month already .

    Started by edgar86‎, 09-19-2014 08:19 PM
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  18. Raw feeding helpful references/cheat sheets

    Here are a couple helpful references for any beginner or seasoned raw feeders.

    Started by Beatrix Kiddo‎, 12-10-2014 10:00 AM
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  19. winter weight

    how much does everybody usually let theyre dogs gain for the winter? I didn't realise it until today but my dog has gained almost 10 pounds. Looks like i should probably cut it back a few.

    Started by apbtk9‎, 02-14-2010 03:51 PM
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  20. Ever seen this...

    I don't need help fixing it, got it taken care of already and its healed up completely, but I'm curious if anyone has seen anything like this before... This was before I cleaned it and started meds. Then I noticed on the opposite paw another appeared to be coming through..

    Started by pookie!‎, 12-07-2014 07:17 PM
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  21. Bravo® Issues Nationwide Recall of Pet Food for Dogs and Cats

    Recall -- Firm Press Release FDA posts press releases and other notices of recalls and market withdrawals from the firms involved as a service to consumers, the media, and other interested parties. FDA does not endorse either the product or the company. Bravo® Issues Nationwide Recall of...

    Started by Vicki‎, 05-15-2014 10:26 AM
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  22. Solu Delta Cortef

    This drug is an absolute must for any first aid kit and is well known to be able to bring a dog back from the brink. Especially if your huntin' them "wild hogs". Here's a bit on it and how to use it:- Solu-Delta-Cortef for Animal Use - Drugs.com

    Started by Kelticwarrior‎, 11-07-2014 11:57 AM
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  23. Question What to use?

    My girl Diva has had a ear yeast infection since she was a pup. We (Vet and us) have been battling it for 2 years now. We have taken her to a Grain Free diet, and NO Poltry of anykind. It helped a little bit, but she still has to have her ears flushed out 3X a week to keep it under control. She...

    Started by Diva'sMomma‎, 12-07-2014 09:25 AM
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  24. Is this normal?

    Pregnant female is drinking excessive amounts of water. She will drink an entire bowl, and still look around for more. She always has fresh water. I always refill the bowl. But it's like she won't stop. What can it be? I appreciate any help and advice.

    Started by Popeye88‎, 12-04-2014 05:50 AM
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  25. Winterizing Your Dog's Coat

    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...

    Started by Vicki‎, 11-23-2014 04:07 PM
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  26. Skin problems BAD!!! Need Help

    I need help. Will a moderator or someone who knows how to use this forum help share these photos of my 4 year old dog Diesel. His skin problems have blown up this year. His hair is falling out, his nipples are huge. His skin is really ruff and irritated. His skin has a bad odor and he is always...

    Started by Diesell‎, 05-19-2014 10:23 PM
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  27. 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 02:46 PM
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  28. too much for puppy or just right?

    just want some advice and or opinion so i got an 12 week old game pit. been feeding her 3 meals a day since she was bout 7 weeks of blue buffalo chicken wilderness. should i downgrade for a while to like puppy chow or pedigree till she older when i can work her cause right now i can't . i was...

    Started by JEEPandELI‎, 11-08-2014 04:48 PM
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  29. Food suggestions and any advice

    Hello all. We are the proud owners of a male red nose pit 5 months and a female blue nose pit 3 months. I am wondering if any one here uses or has used maximum bully dog food. Our male seems to have an appetite like no other lol and just looking for advice on the best filling food for him. Also he...

    Started by Courtlynn84‎, 11-07-2014 01:36 PM
    advice, feeding, health
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  30. Correct way of catheter placement

    Canine IV Catheter Placement - YouTube

    Started by Kelticwarrior‎, 11-08-2014 03:58 AM
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