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by PitbullLover*
Sun Jan 15, 2012 6:09 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: what to do for dry skin other than fish oil?
Replies: 25
Views: 4374

Re: what to do for dry skin other than fish oil?

never thought of using coconut oil, i give sunflower oil and olive oil for the girls and once in awhile a little bit of fishoil, but next day loose poop and upset tummies. I don't think you can/should just randomly introduce things. I think 'systems' need to get accustomed to changes and new chemis...
by PitbullLover*
Sun Jan 15, 2012 5:56 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Hiking essentials
Replies: 14
Views: 3057

Re: Hiking essentials

the pictures are great!!! and when i go hiking with the girls in the woods or anywhere really i also bring much much things, inlcuding first aid, water and food and extra leash and collar!

btw. what a beautiful place that you went too wow :wow
by PitbullLover*
Sun Jan 15, 2012 5:49 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Pros/Cons for spaying 8 yr old?
Replies: 35
Views: 6320

Re: Pros/Cons for spaying 8 yr old?

spay! A few months ago i have let my 9 year old girl to the vet to get spayed, and when under the vet saw that everything was not as it was suppose to be it already became infected and if i waited longer she could have died, and its just so much comfy for a older girl to not have to go through heat ...
by PitbullLover*
Wed Jan 11, 2012 9:25 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: I need help not a bashing
Replies: 28
Views: 5240

Re: I need help not a bashing

how are the ears looking? still red? i agree with the rest don't put anything on them just let them heal, it will hurt to even touch the ears right now. As long as he's drinking and eating and the ears are looking better not swollen or something i would just leave them to heal up. And no i don't ag...
by PitbullLover*
Mon Jan 09, 2012 9:37 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: what to do for dry skin other than fish oil?
Replies: 25
Views: 4374

Re: what to do for dry skin other than fish oil?

never thought of using coconut oil, i give sunflower oil and olive oil for the girls and once in awhile a little bit of fishoil, but next day loose poop and upset tummies.
by PitbullLover*
Mon Jan 09, 2012 9:32 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: I need help not a bashing
Replies: 28
Views: 5240

Re: I need help not a bashing

how are the ears looking? still red? i agree with the rest don't put anything on them just let them heal, it will hurt to even touch the ears right now. As long as he's drinking and eating and the ears are looking better not swollen or something i would just leave them to heal up. And no i don't agr...
by PitbullLover*
Sun Nov 20, 2011 4:57 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Immune system supplements?
Replies: 24
Views: 4271

Re: Immune system supplements?

julie64 wrote:With Shay's cancer it was reccommened to use Echinacea Goldenseal . She is still maintaining, so I think these have really helped her. I use regualr people ones.


This echinacea is what i use for my girl, i buy one for humans and it works very well
by PitbullLover*
Fri Oct 21, 2011 5:11 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Stinky Breath
Replies: 31
Views: 5086

Re: Stinky Breath

my girl has always had problems with her anal glands i do not express them myself but my vet does at the clinic. Mostly because if done the wrong way and if infected the glands can really hurt. If blood is in her glands i would certaintly go see a vet and ask for antibiotics, nothing else works for ...
by PitbullLover*
Fri Oct 21, 2011 4:44 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Sneaky's latest ordeal
Replies: 201
Views: 20684

Re: Sneaky's latest ordeal

Poor sneaky poor you :( I hope its not cancer. It looks very much like my girl had years ago, her food was big like this and warm it really hurt her, ended up being a piece of glass in her foot.
by PitbullLover*
Wed Sep 14, 2011 1:51 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: sudden food sensitivity?
Replies: 17
Views: 3029

Re: sudden food sensitivity?

My vet also recommended a new brand of food, but it still contained grain and other things I thought would not help her, so I went for a home made food, I feel if you think this food the vet wants to give isn't going to help her then I would go with what you think will work....good luck this is a v...
by PitbullLover*
Wed Sep 14, 2011 5:22 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: sudden food sensitivity?
Replies: 17
Views: 3029

Re: sudden food sensitivity?

My dog (german shepard) suffers from colitis, she also had loose poop, blood etc. It only got worse and worse with feeding kibble ( I tried many brand including 3 different types from the vet's office) she's now on a home made fish diet with some rice (every other day)...If you can't feed home made ...
by PitbullLover*
Wed Sep 14, 2011 5:03 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Fiona getting spayed
Replies: 27
Views: 4177

Re: Fiona getting spayed

How is your girl doing? poor fiona sending some good thoughts! surgery is never fun, even when its better in the end.
by PitbullLover*
Fri Sep 09, 2011 5:32 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Fed up. #$%^%#^$ fleas.
Replies: 23
Views: 2437

Re: Fed up. #$%^%#^$ fleas.

I've been were you are now its horrible. I've treated my dogs with frontline and treated the whole house with insecticide....but it did not work so well since the neighbor had one dog at the time who wasn't treated with flea stuff and some family here has very sick cats with lots of fleas. So i swit...
by PitbullLover*
Fri Sep 09, 2011 4:57 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Anal gland leakage
Replies: 5
Views: 1400

Re: Anal gland leakage

My pooch also had this frequently and it seemed to have been because of her food (royal canin) now I just make sure her poop does not get to hard or to loose. So she has all natural food no kibble anymore. I also give her yogurt, and we have been free of problems for awhile now. poor Kane :( It also...
by PitbullLover*
Mon Sep 05, 2011 5:24 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Fiona getting spayed
Replies: 27
Views: 4177

Re: Fiona getting spayed

I felt the same type of sadness you had, and also that I felt like cutting in a healthy dog was not a good idea but my dog ended up having a infection in her female parts....she was fixed at age 9, and she was never bred my other girl was fixed at age 7 (never bred German shepard) and I should have ...

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