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by rutibegga
Sat Mar 29, 2008 3:19 pm
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: Intro of your new dog to kitty
Replies: 39
Views: 1919

Oops sorry, I'm using my partner's computer and was accidentally logged in as her--this is abnormalsanon :)
by rutibegga
Sat Mar 29, 2008 3:18 pm
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: Intro of your new dog to kitty
Replies: 39
Views: 1919

I've been doing a variation of "find me for food" during his exercise breaks in the yard and praising him anytime he follows me around. I've also been making him sit between tosses of the ball since he loooooves fetch. He's obviously never been asked to do so much, so I'm taking it slowly....
by rutibegga
Thu May 17, 2007 6:21 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: B.A.R.F. 101
Replies: 1369
Views: 439901

Raw bones

When you give your dogs raw bones, at what point do you take them away? OR do you let them finish them completely? My two are slowly chipping away at bones they've already cleaned, and seem to have no interest in stopping. Should I allow them to continue, or is it unsafe?

Just checkin'.
by rutibegga
Sun May 13, 2007 12:13 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: B.A.R.F. 101
Replies: 1369
Views: 439901

Well I'm going to go for whatevers cheapest...unless its about the same price and then I'll definately let "the man" cut it for me lol I wish I could do that, but I'm too skeeved by meat. As is, I wear gloves to handle it and I <i>still</i> get a little grossed out by the feel and look of...
by rutibegga
Sun May 13, 2007 8:43 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: B.A.R.F. 101
Replies: 1369
Views: 439901

FransterDoo wrote:But they're loving it, aren't they!


Of course they are.

Is he eating a bra cup in your new avatar???
by rutibegga
Sun May 13, 2007 8:42 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: B.A.R.F. 101
Replies: 1369
Views: 439901

I guess as soon as we finish up this canned food we got to cheer her up and to hide her meds in, we will be picking up some whole chickens I will experiment with cutting up lol I'm too big a weenie about meat for that. I just get them already-cut portions and feed those with some yogurt or oils and...
by rutibegga
Fri May 11, 2007 6:09 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Dehydrated Raw
Replies: 23
Views: 1798

I've thought about getting the HK, but I wish I had somewhere closer that sold it! That might be a better alternative price-wise than the NV pre-mix/Taylor Pond Farms I'm using now. I ordered it through SitStay.com, but am trying to get a local store to carry it. It sounds as though the owner is pr...
by rutibegga
Thu May 10, 2007 10:55 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Dehydrated Raw
Replies: 23
Views: 1798

We've been doing the HK for almost a month now. I decided to start with Embark, one of the grain-free mixes. I've been supplementing with chicken thighs, backs, and wings and turkey legs and necks, as well as eggs, yogurt, and various vegetables. The fresh meats, eggs, yogurt, and veggies make up at...
by rutibegga
Wed May 09, 2007 9:11 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: I Have a Pit Cow
Replies: 16
Views: 2270

It's totally normal, though we REALLY have to police Bart. He'll graze all day (and eat other nasties that are hiding in the grass) if we give him the chance. He's worse than a goat--he's a lawnmower! I don't know what we're going to do with our yard when we move. Right now, it's paved, which is not...
by rutibegga
Tue May 08, 2007 7:57 am
Forum: Rescue Resources & Adoptable Dogs
Topic: Look What Was Running Loose In Our Neighbourhood!
Replies: 23
Views: 3376

She's adorable. I love the fruit bat ears!
by rutibegga
Mon May 07, 2007 4:42 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Seizures
Replies: 24
Views: 2324

Well, we just returned from a 30 minute fetch-fest at the lot. Keely is 100% back to normal today. Nothing I did could keep her from flying through the air and making spectacular aerial catches. She was extremely happy. I'll be doing as much research as possible about ways to reduce seizures, and we...
by rutibegga
Mon May 07, 2007 1:48 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Seizures
Replies: 24
Views: 2324

good luck, I thought about you and your girl last night after I signed off and a couple things that came to mind are I haven't seen a single seizure or even tremor since we started raw and also my vet assured me some dogs (we weren't the lucky one's) only have one seizure their whole life, so finge...
by rutibegga
Mon May 07, 2007 1:11 pm
Forum: Rescue Resources & Adoptable Dogs
Topic: How can people be so cruel??? (mildly disturbing pics)
Replies: 14
Views: 3031

Poor babies. I feel terrible for them! I'm glad they'll only go uphill from where they were.

I hate people so much sometimes.
by rutibegga
Mon May 07, 2007 10:07 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Seizures
Replies: 24
Views: 2324

My Hannah has seizures, ask the vet about liver shunts, hypoglucemia and thyroid irregularities as well as epilepsy.... I'm soooo sorry trust that I know exactly how it feels. Hannahs first seizure was on my bed, she woke me up with a bloody scream and seized, voided bowels, bladder, bit her tongue...
by rutibegga
Sun May 06, 2007 5:29 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Seizures
Replies: 24
Views: 2324

here is a good link for dogs/seizures I hope she ill be alright, poor you guys!! :sad: http://www.canine-epilepsy.com/Why.html I checked it out. Scary, Keel really fits into a few of those different categories. The high liver values, the hypoglycemia, the low body temp... all indicators of somethin...

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