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by CtownBullyLover
Sat Mar 28, 2009 8:35 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: TPLO surgery-bed rest for two MONTHS???
Replies: 15
Views: 3685

I'm a HUGE fan of crate training too, back when I did adoptions I used to school everyone in how to go about it best. I tried everything I could think of, but with him and my last foster, I've come to realization that it just doesn't work for older some dogs.

Thanks for all your support!!!
by CtownBullyLover
Sat Mar 28, 2009 11:24 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: TPLO surgery-bed rest for two MONTHS???
Replies: 15
Views: 3685

I also meant to say than you all for your responses!!! I'm really hoping we're over the worst of it. I'm off work for about a month now (I took off more time after this horrible weekend) and I'm hoping that gets us through the worst of it.
by CtownBullyLover
Sat Mar 28, 2009 11:17 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: TPLO surgery-bed rest for two MONTHS???
Replies: 15
Views: 3685

Here is our update. I had a chat with my Vet and we decided to go with the TPLO. I mentioned how concerned I was about keeping him calm afterwards and he said that he would probably need to sedate him. Wow has it ever been a stressful week+, but I think it's finally getting better. So Boss had the T...
by CtownBullyLover
Fri Feb 27, 2009 2:44 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: TPLO surgery-bed rest for two MONTHS???
Replies: 15
Views: 3685

If my last post made it sound like I wasn't going to work on crate training him, that's not how I meant it. I am VERY worried though. He is the type to almost go into panic attacks when confined, but he's okay when out and about able to roam (I'm not saying that this is the case when he has the TPLO...
by CtownBullyLover
Thu Feb 26, 2009 6:15 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: TPLO surgery-bed rest for two MONTHS???
Replies: 15
Views: 3685

Thanks for all your responses. I was hoping I could sneak by without having to crate train him. My three other dogs are all crate trained and go in when I'm not home, but they've never really had a problem with it. When I brought Boss home and tried it with him, he completely freaked out, trying to ...
by CtownBullyLover
Tue Feb 24, 2009 10:14 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: chloramphenicol
Replies: 37
Views: 2144

It's so hard when their bodies start rejecting the meds and/or their allergies worsen with time. As much as I LOVE Atopica and what it has done for the little bugger, the Vet had given me high hopes that I would one day be able to ween him to a lower dose. Sadly, I've only had to increase his dose t...
by CtownBullyLover
Tue Feb 24, 2009 9:53 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: chloramphenicol
Replies: 37
Views: 2144

I'm so sorry that you're going through all of this. Allergies are SO difficult to deal with when they're so severe. My PB has Atopic Dermatitis and has been on Atopica for the past few years... it honestly saved his life. There had been a few previous occasions where his ears had swollen shut, leake...
by CtownBullyLover
Tue Feb 24, 2009 2:16 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: TPLO surgery-bed rest for two MONTHS???
Replies: 15
Views: 3685

TPLO surgery-bed rest for two MONTHS???

I haven't posted in ages. Unfortunately, my baby Boss blew his cruciate and most likely needs to have the TPLO surgery done :crybaby: (I still have to do more research and get a second opinion). My biggest concern at this point is how on EARTH am I going to keep him on bed rest for two months after ...
by CtownBullyLover
Tue May 06, 2008 9:10 am
Forum: Rescue Resources & Adoptable Dogs
Topic: Why did I Look...
Replies: 28
Views: 3563

Oh my word, Tyson is definitely one of the cutest pitties I have EVER seen. I am in love with his looks!
by CtownBullyLover
Thu Apr 10, 2008 10:14 pm
Forum: Rescue Resources & Adoptable Dogs
Topic: HOME VISIT ALBERTA
Replies: 17
Views: 2533

If I could grab her e-mail that would be great! Hopefully the potential adopter still adopted and didn't buy from a byb.
by CtownBullyLover
Thu Apr 10, 2008 10:10 pm
Forum: Rescue Resources & Adoptable Dogs
Topic: SARR- Calgary,AB
Replies: 4
Views: 786

Hahaha, I was pretty intimidated at first as well... but the co-founder truely has a heart of gold when it comes to Rotties.
by CtownBullyLover
Wed Apr 09, 2008 10:32 pm
Forum: Rescue Resources & Adoptable Dogs
Topic: HOME VISIT ALBERTA
Replies: 17
Views: 2533

Hey V,

Do you still need this home check done? I have this weekend off, so I'm pretty sure I could do it.
by CtownBullyLover
Wed Apr 09, 2008 9:55 pm
Forum: Rescue Resources & Adoptable Dogs
Topic: SARR- Calgary,AB
Replies: 4
Views: 786

IMO they are AMAZING!!! I worked at the Calgary Humane Society and delt with most of the local breed rescue organizations at one point or another. SARR was above and beyond my all time favorite. The co-founder is wonderful and so amazing with the Rotties she takes. They are the most responsible resc...
by CtownBullyLover
Wed Mar 12, 2008 8:20 am
Forum: Rescue Resources & Adoptable Dogs
Topic: HOME VISIT ALBERTA
Replies: 17
Views: 2533

Yay, a field trip. Tanya I looked it up and it's probably a 2-3 hour trip if your up for it. It's about 2/3rds of the way to Medicine Hat.
by CtownBullyLover
Fri Jan 25, 2008 6:30 am
Forum: Rescue Resources & Adoptable Dogs
Topic: Plea for Puck (Old Man)
Replies: 144
Views: 17239

I am SO happy for this old guy. You are all amazing!!!

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