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by Shanda
Tue May 25, 2010 8:30 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Kidney diet for Ruadh
Replies: 12
Views: 934

Re: Kidney diet for Ruadh

No insufficiencies, but the labs are elevated?? That doesn't compute... what exactly is elevated? Whats the urine specific gravity? If the kidneys aren't in insufficiency, there should be no need for a diet change. BUN/Crea were both just starting to be high, I can't recall SG but I can look it up,...
by Shanda
Mon May 24, 2010 10:59 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Kidney diet for Ruadh
Replies: 12
Views: 934

Re: Kidney diet for Ruadh

and: http://bedlingtonamerica.com/health/renal.htm" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; looks like it's time to get out your apron! :)) Oh good. PBFers, start praying to your own personal god(s) that I don't lose a finger or cause too much property damage lol Thanks for the tips all! This...
by Shanda
Mon May 24, 2010 8:42 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Kidney diet for Ruadh
Replies: 12
Views: 934

Kidney diet for Ruadh

So Ruadh does not have kidney disease or insufficiency, but his labs from Friday showed some elevations towards the higher end that it would be nice to not see. Since he's on a plethora of meds and supplements for his arthritis, his organs are definitely taking a beating, but without them he can't m...
by Shanda
Mon May 24, 2010 8:31 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Beware internet pharmacy users!!
Replies: 18
Views: 1605

Re: Beware internet pharmacy users!!

Misskiwi67 is totally right on this one. It's kinda like buying a car; you can get one from a private owner or a used-car lot, but the manufacturer will laugh at you when your transmission drops out and you cry "warranty." That being said, I've not seen too many problems with outside pharm...
by Shanda
Fri May 14, 2010 1:28 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Procter & Gamble purchases Natura (EVO)
Replies: 36
Views: 4951

Re: Procter & Gamble purchases Natura (EVO)

I have spoken to no less than four carriers of Natura products so far, and as a whole they are dropping the line if the deal goes through. They are already helping owners pick new diets for their pets and fielding a lot of questions and complaints from the public. One girl that nearly every phone ca...
by Shanda
Thu May 13, 2010 3:20 pm
Forum: Equipment, Housing, Supplies and Accessories
Topic: Cool Poster: Keep Calm & Love Dogs
Replies: 8
Views: 307

Re: Cool Poster: Keep Calm & Love Dogs

Cool! I just got the puppy a "Keep Calm and Carry On" dog tag on Etsy last week, I didn't see this.

I also saw a spoof that I loved: "Freak out and Throw Stuff" lol
by Shanda
Wed May 12, 2010 5:26 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Trying not to panic.
Replies: 71
Views: 5891

Re: Trying not to panic.

Leslie H wrote:Yay for bugs?!


Hellz yeah yay for bugs! I love bugs!
by Shanda
Wed May 12, 2010 5:24 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Procter & Gamble purchases Natura (EVO)
Replies: 36
Views: 4951

Re: Procter & Gamble purchases Natura (EVO)

I called them last week when I heard of this. I've fed EVO & Innova for years, EVO since it first came out, and I'm really upset over this. The girl read me the exact same stuff they emailed. The thing that really pisses me off if that just in 2008 I sat in person with two head honchos from Natu...
by Shanda
Tue Apr 20, 2010 11:51 am
Forum: Laws
Topic: Important FL BSL alert
Replies: 29
Views: 869

Re: Important FL BSL alert

I've heard nothing and had no alerts in my inbox. :dunno: I'm hopeful that's a good sign.
by Shanda
Fri Apr 16, 2010 5:58 pm
Forum: Equipment, Housing, Supplies and Accessories
Topic: Kong Ball
Replies: 22
Views: 398

Re: Kong Ball

Got the Kong balls in the mail yesterday. I really like them. I didn't realize they came with two holes in them. Are they ALL like that or is this a new kong ball model? They're pretty nice. Strong and durable, but the little ones are not too strong that Ella can't chomp on them. Not worried about ...
by Shanda
Mon Apr 12, 2010 6:58 pm
Forum: Equipment, Housing, Supplies and Accessories
Topic: Kong Ball
Replies: 22
Views: 398

Re: Kong Ball

I got Ruadh one recently (bigger than a tennis ball but Ruadh is a big guy, 75#) and he is bananas for it! That damn thing will bounce and roll for miles if you're not careful lol he likes me to roll it in the apartment parking lot and then he toddles after it in his weird old-man shuffle. Very dura...
by Shanda
Mon Apr 12, 2010 5:07 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Tripe that won't make me vomit
Replies: 24
Views: 2518

Re: Tripe that won't make me vomit

Funny, "no guts no glory" is what I was muttering to myself just a little while ago as I made Ruadh's dinner. I didn't even catch the pun. lol blech...
by Shanda
Sun Apr 11, 2010 10:09 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Gabapentin
Replies: 6
Views: 620

Re: Gabapentin

I've not yet had a dog that didn't do well on Tramadol... so I can't help much there. If the Rimadyl isn't cutting it, have you tried Previcoxx? We have had several clients who have noticed it works better than Rimadyl for their dogs. It's not so much that the Rimadly wasn't cutting it, it was that...
by Shanda
Sun Apr 11, 2010 6:00 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Gabapentin
Replies: 6
Views: 620

Gabapentin

Who here has experience with this drug? Ruadh has been on it for his arthritis for nearly two months. I'm not sure I'm happy with it. It gorks him pretty hard, I had to switch his smaller dose with his Rimadyl to the evening because when I gave the larger dose at night he was too stoned to go up the...
by Shanda
Sat Apr 10, 2010 6:25 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Tripe that won't make me vomit
Replies: 24
Views: 2518

Re: Tripe that won't make me vomit

umm if you dont' mind feedin gcanned.... there is a product called Tripette *I think that's how it's spelled* I love the beef, only ingredients are *Green Beef Tripe, Garlic, and gum something or other that is the preservative* I personally use Ground Beef Tripe, comes ina 5lb chub, when I can find...

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