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by Liebo11
Fri Oct 12, 2007 8:18 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Weird Jaw Question . . .
Replies: 2
Views: 241

Weird Jaw Question . . .

When you guys or rather if you guys ever put your heads near your pitbulls heads if you push on their upper jaw do you hear a sort of creaking noise??? its honestly really weird and I don't know how i figured it out but when i push on the upper part of his jaw I can hear a creaking noise haha . . . ...
by Liebo11
Wed Oct 03, 2007 3:10 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: ::Update on Achilles skin::
Replies: 1
Views: 273

::Update on Achilles skin::

Well after being on antibiotics and prednisone for 10 days I noticed Achilles is back to his itching ways . . . I have another vet appt on Oct. 10 and I just hope by then his redness from itching isn't back again . . . so it must be some different kind of allergy I'm thinking . . . maybe grass, dust...
by Liebo11
Fri Sep 21, 2007 3:16 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Look at Achilles skin please . . .
Replies: 27
Views: 2573

Hey everyone . . . first of all thanks for all the help . . . I went to the vet with Achilles and he's free of any kind of mites and she gave him some anti-biotics and prednizone for the itching . . . he's barely itching anymore and almost all of his rashes and hot spots are gone! I hope this doesn'...
by Liebo11
Thu Sep 13, 2007 2:28 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Look at Achilles skin please . . .
Replies: 27
Views: 2573

they did the skin scraping a few times and all times said "we couldn't really find anything but a lot of the times you can't see the mites under a microscope but they're still present" so then they still put him on ivomec . . . also I know what it looked like when he did have mites . . . h...
by Liebo11
Thu Sep 13, 2007 2:48 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Look at Achilles skin please . . .
Replies: 27
Views: 2573

adrianne . . . our dogs actually have similar colors to them as well with the white chest . . . weird . . . but anyway i've never thought of staff infection . . . and i suppose it could be a preservative he's allergic too . . . what should i ask the vet to test for when i go there next?
by Liebo11
Thu Sep 13, 2007 12:39 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Look at Achilles skin please . . .
Replies: 27
Views: 2573

also . . . MTwhistler it does smell a little . . . but I can't tell if its a yeast smell or just like a blood smell . . . I really don't know though its hard for me to differentiate.
by Liebo11
Thu Sep 13, 2007 12:38 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Look at Achilles skin please . . .
Replies: 27
Views: 2573

:sad: Yeh this really is a terrible thing to be happening to such a loving dog like Achilles . . . I feel so bad for him . . . and I don't have that much money to get him all the tests but I will spend everything up to my LAST PENNY to get him better . . . I just want the cheapest most effective met...
by Liebo11
Wed Sep 12, 2007 2:30 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Look at Achilles skin please . . .
Replies: 27
Views: 2573

honestly the rashes don't really get worse or better . . . he gets fed only the best foods . . . merrick, innova, canidae . . . none of the food makes his skin really worse or better . . . it's just the itching that makes it worse . . . i've given him enough benadryl to kill a horse also and that ju...
by Liebo11
Wed Sep 12, 2007 12:49 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Look at Achilles skin please . . .
Replies: 27
Views: 2573

hmmm . . . interesting . . . a) how much are the cortisone shots generally and b) are they unhealthy for the dogs?

Thanks a lot for your quick response . . . achilles and I appreciate it greatly.
by Liebo11
Wed Sep 12, 2007 12:06 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Look at Achilles skin please . . .
Replies: 27
Views: 2573

Look at Achilles skin please . . .

This is honestly killing me lately . . . the shedding I can deal with as I know it doesn't hurt Achilles but he won't stop itching still and he's been to the vet a few times and they always just give him ivomec for mites which i'm sick of because I know its not mites anymore . . . someone please hel...
by Liebo11
Tue Sep 11, 2007 10:14 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Shedding
Replies: 3
Views: 364

He gets 2 cups of merrick grammys pot pie with 1 can of merrick wet food twice a day
by Liebo11
Mon Sep 10, 2007 11:38 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Shedding
Replies: 3
Views: 364

Shedding

Hi . . . Achilles hair seems like its so easy to come out lately . . . like today i was just pulled out hair so easily from him and everytime he gets up from my bed the sheets are covered in his hair . . . whats the best way to combat this? maybe a multi-vitamin? let me know thanks
by Liebo11
Fri Aug 24, 2007 9:09 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Skin Allergies
Replies: 16
Views: 1236

hey my dog Achilles has terrible red rashes under his armpits that he always itches . . . did your dog have these problems too with the constant itching and rashes? I can't seem to clear it up at all . . . the benedryl doesn't work at all anymore and he was on ivomec for 4 months . . . i feel so bad...
by Liebo11
Sun Aug 05, 2007 4:28 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Well . . . Achilles is 1 today and
Replies: 1
Views: 268

Well . . . Achilles is 1 today and

his skin is still not better . . . under his arms he has these red rashes which he itches all day and turn to scabs . . . he itches above his eyes which also get scabs . . . he basically itches all over all day . . . i've been to the vet numerous times and each time its sarcoptic or demodex mites wh...
by Liebo11
Sun Jul 29, 2007 10:11 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Achilles is still itching . . .
Replies: 4
Views: 495

does anyone know anything about this? this guy is eating himself alive :crybaby:

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