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Dogs: Weeping Eyes - Papillon, doggy daycare, eye infection
Dogs: Weeping Eyes - Papillon, doggy daycare, eye infection, wet cloth

Dogs: Weight on an Italian Greyhound, italian greyhound, vet
Dogs: Weight on an Italian Greyhound, italian greyhound, vet, egg

Dogs: Westie, show dogs, westies
Dogs: Westie, show dogs, westies, buzzi

Dogs: Wheezing at night, seizures, seizure
Dogs: Wheezing at night, seizures, seizure

Dogs: White Boxer, white boxer, blues eyes
Dogs: White Boxer, white boxer, blues eyes, pink eyes

Dogs: White Pupillary Reflex in Photos, vitreous fluid, photo flash
Dogs: White Pupillary Reflex in Photos, vitreous fluid, photo flash, sheen

Dogs: Wild Dogs and their Kin, inuit indians, alaskan malamute
Dogs: Wild Dogs and their Kin, inuit indians, alaskan malamute, alaskan huskies

Dogs: wall jumping dog, wooden fence, jump harness
Dogs: wall jumping dog, wooden fence, jump harness, agility training

Dogs: weight, female labrador retrievers, labrador retrievers
Dogs: weight, female labrador retrievers, labrador retrievers, health risks

Dogs: weim with dark spots and itching, dark spots
Dogs: weim with dark spots and itching, dark spots

Dogs: weird eating habits, meat tenderizer, doggies
Dogs: weird eating habits, meat tenderizer, doggies, vet

Dogs: weird symptoms, bad tooth, doxie
Dogs: weird symptoms, bad tooth, doxie, bad breath

Dogs: My westie has biting problems, westie rescue, puppies
Dogs: My westie has biting problems, westie rescue, puppies, puppy

Dogs: whats wrong with my dog, stomach
Dogs: whats wrong with my dog, stomach

Dogs: wheezing "attacks", tea cup yorkie, exact same thing
Dogs: wheezing "attacks", tea cup yorkie, exact same thing, clue

Dogs: whippets/greyhounds, chx, whippets
Dogs: whippets/greyhounds, chx, whippets, moving objects

Dogs: white bump on dog's togue, wart, bump
Dogs: white bump on dog's togue, wart, bump

Dogs: white dogs, english bull terriers, bull terriers
Dogs: white dogs, english bull terriers, bull terriers, mum and daughter

Dogs: white mini schnauzer, mini schnauzer, schnauzers
Dogs: white mini schnauzer, mini schnauzer, schnauzers, rash

Dogs: white spots, antibiotic cream, pimple
Dogs: white spots, antibiotic cream, pimple

Dogs: He won't go outside!!!!!, going to the bathroom, training period
Dogs: He won't go outside!!!!!, going to the bathroom, training period, play time

Dogs: WHat's wrong with my dog?, rat terrier, trachea
Dogs: WHat's wrong with my dog?, rat terrier, trachea, vet

Dogs: Yapping, animal behaviourist, citronella collars
Dogs: Yapping, animal behaviourist, citronella collars, citronella collar

Dogs: Yorkie Eyes, blue face, water bowl
Dogs: Yorkie Eyes, blue face, water bowl, yorkie

Dogs: My Yorkie Gabriella, blood test results, textbook case
Dogs: My Yorkie Gabriella, blood test results, textbook case, blood panel

Dogs: Yorkie Pooh peeing, small dogs, schnoodle
Dogs: Yorkie Pooh peeing, small dogs, schnoodle, crate training

Dogs: Yorkie pooping blood, stud males, puppy mill
Dogs: Yorkie pooping blood, stud males, puppy mill, skin infection

Dogs: Yorkie/Silky, two girls, showers
Dogs: Yorkie/Silky, two girls, showers, love

Dogs: Yorkshire Terrier puppies, neutered, litters
Dogs: Yorkshire Terrier puppies, neutered, litters, bloodshed

Dogs: Yorkshire Terrior skin problems??, fleas, glands
Dogs: Yorkshire Terrior skin problems??, fleas, glands, beagle

Dogs: Young Hound scared fo people/outside, socialization, shell
Dogs: Young Hound scared fo people/outside, socialization, shell, fearful dog

Dogs: yorkie breeding, overbite, aggression
Dogs: yorkie breeding, overbite, aggression, faults

Dogs: yorkie is a fussy eater, fussy eater, table food
Dogs: yorkie is a fussy eater, fussy eater, table food, kibble

Dogs: yorkie poo hair, opnion, housetraining
Dogs: yorkie poo hair, opnion, housetraining, dander

Dogs: yorkie/silky mix, yorkshire terrier, pinecones
Dogs: yorkie/silky mix, yorkshire terrier, pinecones, gene pools

Dogs: yorkie vs shitzu, yorkie, dog lover
Dogs: yorkie vs shitzu, yorkie, dog lover, puppy

Dogs: yorkiepoo grooming, yorkie poo, messy hair
Dogs: yorkiepoo grooming, yorkie poo, messy hair, groomers

Dogs: yorkies and chihuahuas, loyal dogs, cold weather
Dogs: yorkies and chihuahuas, loyal dogs, cold weather, yorkie

Dogs: face, veterinarian asap, muscle inflammation
veterinarian asap, muscle inflammation, old dog: There are a variety of causes of facial swelling, some more common than others. Sometimes, one part of the face swells, only half the face swells or the entire face may swell. Some causes may include: Infection/cellulitis Allergic reaction Acetaminophen...

Dogs: face, tooth infection, best bet
tooth infection, best bet, old dog: Hello! There are numerous reasons that a dogs face would be puffy . He could have been stung by a bee. He could have a severe tooth infection that is causing swelling. He may have come in contact with something that he is allergic to. He may have been...

Dogs: false pregnancy?, false pregnancy, signs of labor
false pregnancy, signs of labor, rectal temp: Terri, I d say she is pregnant, but get an Xray and you may have to get a c-section if you are correct on the dates. If you see any green discharge, go immediately to the vet. It is good you have an appointment tomorrow. Maybe she will have them tonight....

Dogs: false pregnancy, spayed and neutered, unwanted puppies
spayed and neutered, unwanted puppies, false pregnancy: Hi Karrie; Immediately get her to a Veterinarian !!! This is taking a chance with her life. She could have had a false pregnancy, a miscarriage, or had the pupp[ies outside and they could be in peril. the only way to know for sure a dog is pregnant and...

Dogs: How far is to far?, gsd, paws
gsd, paws, chow: That doesn t sound like it is too far, but is is best not to push a dog too far until it is a year or 2 old. Give its joints more time to develop. For the same reason, switch to an adult chow now to slow growth. That reduces the chances of joint problems...

Dogs: how fast should my pup grow, baby memories, pitbull
baby memories, pitbull, leaps: He is growing all the time; you just don t notice it so much at this age. You should, however, see tremendous leaps over the next three months. He will be growing into those big feet before you know it! Treasure the baby memories now; they will too soon be...

Dogs: fat dog, table scraps, metabolic changes
table scraps, metabolic changes, weight reduction: Hi Ashley, Because of metabolic changes that follow spaying, some pets may gain weight. Though you re only feeding your dog a cup of food a day, it s the kind of food it is that s contributing to her weight gain. Very simply put, if your pet is overweight...

Dogs: fat dog, low calorie diet, youo
low calorie diet, youo, cockapoo: the reality of obesity is that to reduce weight you must not only feed less but increase exersize. take control of her eating, and exersize. encourage her to come with you to do this youo can use the food. Dogs who are fed at regular times don t work for their...

Dogs: fat lab, labrador retreiver, adult food
labrador retreiver, adult food, science diet: Hi Tara; It is not a non by-product food. Down the page in ingrdients it lists,turkey by-product, chicken by-product, and animal fat. A bit too much grains. It doesn t list how much fillers it has in it or what the fillers are. For brands that you buy...

Dogs: father issues, female yorkie, male yorkie
female yorkie, male yorkie, natural scent: The puppy has a natural scent to it which is supposed to protect it. He Stinks . The reason the male dog does walk away is, because he s avoiding having his Butt kicked by the female dog. The male should be ok to go near the pup around 5-6 weeks of age.....

Dogs: fear aggresion, fear aggression, obedience commands
fear aggression, obedience commands, physical manner: Hello, Keeley. When your dog becomes aggressive when near food or things she perceives as being hers, she is not exhibiting fear aggression; she s exhibiting resource guarding, or possessive aggression. The first thing I would do is to begin the Nothing...

Dogs: fear aggression, fear aggression, animal massage
fear aggression, animal massage, obedience classes: Yep; Bet he is doing an I am the man of the house now thing. Daddy is gone, so it is ME that has to be the boss now. Chew his little butt out and inform him in no uncertain terms that YOU will not tollerate that. I tell mine, in a very dominant voice...

Dogs: fear agression, in male rescued Boxer!, pit bull mix, flat collar
pit bull mix, flat collar, chain collar: Hi, Susie. Let me just say that I know EXACTLY what you re going through. My dog, a chow/pit bull mix, used to behave in exactly the same manner with other dogs. I can give you first-hand experience here. Since he s already at this point, correcting him...

Dogs: fear biter, shar pei, little butt
shar pei, little butt, mom and dad: Hi Tammy; Your last sentence tells me a lot about what the problem is. ou say you have a small dog, and that one rules the roost. YOU need to rule the roost. I have had quite a few that were going to be the alpha, but that is my job, and i am not retiring...

Dogs: fear biting in a rescue dog, poor little lamb, clap your hands
poor little lamb, clap your hands, acute injuries: Well if you want,instead of using the bottle you can clap your hands,or shake a can of pennies in it and say no these methods work pretty well for jumpy dogs,but some dogs it doesn t work-so you can try clapping your hands or shaking a can of pennies in...

Dogs: fear biting in a rescue dog, foster mom, flea infestation
foster mom, flea infestation, staff infection: Well it really depends on the type of personality of the dog in how you correct problems,some very aggressive dogs(esp if they are large)you want to be more firm,quick and harsh before they get out of hand,and other dogs you might need a softer approach ...

Dogs: fear biting, dog spayed, neighborhood
dog spayed, neighborhood, sleep: Hi Jim, I know this must be difficult for you. I would really like to try and help you. Can you give me more information plese. What breed is your dog, is it a male or female? Is your dog spayed or neutered? Where did you purchase the dog? Where...

Dogs: fear/dog, kennel cough, aussie shepherd
kennel cough, aussie shepherd, obedience classes: Well,one thing you can do is when you approach her,give her a small treat,and pet her,so that she knows that your hand isn t going to hurt her Another thing you can do is look up dog trainers-often obedience classes will give the dog more confidnec...

Dogs: fear of drinking water, water dish, stainless steel bowl
water dish, stainless steel bowl, water containers: This really is a bad situation and you *must* get him to take in more water. The fact that you let him eat his kibble without a dish is not helping matters at all. Try different water containers and see if you can find one he is not afraid of. Stainless...

Dogs: fear of nail clipping, long nails, two legs
long nails, two legs, nail clipping: Hello Kim, I agree if the nails are to long then a quick fix like a trip to the vet to have them done all at once will give you a good start. Then all you need to do is maintenance. One method that works when you have a dog that pulls or is scared and puts...

Dogs: fear of other dogs, obedience command, group obedience
obedience command, group obedience, obedience class: Helen, have you considered enrolling her in a group obedience class? What I think you need to do is get her around other dogs, but give her something to do besides focus on wanting to play with or be afraid of them. It sounds as though she may have been taken...

Dogs: fear and shaking in my shih tzu, animal massage, fear of thunderstorms
animal massage, fear of thunderstorms, afraid of the dark: Hi Patricia; Well, something is scaring him. It may be something imaginary, or just that he is afraid of the dark. We had a little dog ionce that was afraid of th dark, and when she had to go out at night, someone had to stand on the porch, with the light...

Dogs: fear of thunder and firecrackers, favourite thing, firecrackers
favourite thing, firecrackers, bathroom floor: Ok. I actually have a great suggestion. I have seen this work for many dogs. It s just a shame she s getting on as it will be harder to fix permanently. I have used special desensitizing CDs on many dogs. You can play them anytime. They have tracks...

Dogs: fearful 8 month old bulldog, strange behavior, bulldog
strange behavior, bulldog, seizure: That sounds like it might actually be a type of seizure-so it would be a good idea to call your vet and discuss this with him,esp if this is recent it s more likely to be a seizure then a behavioral problem Another problem it may be it that his eyes might...

Dogs: fearful/aggressive behavior, different massages, nature watchers
different massages, nature watchers, animal massage: Hi Mary-Ellen; That is insecurity. The growling when someone and raising her hackles at strangers is a bit exagerated, but natural for an Australian Shepherd. Mine bark, evenb if a leaf blows across the lawn. He is friendly to people, but they are by nature...

Dogs: fearful dog, nova scotia duck, duck tolling retriever
nova scotia duck, duck tolling retriever, reinforcement methods: Hi Elizabeth, Thanks for writing to me about your dog. I just boarded a Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever Mix. It sounds like you need to work with a behavorist/trainer who uses positive reinforcement methods to 1- desensitize your dog to certain stimuli...

Dogs: fearful puppy, yorkie pup, proper interaction
yorkie pup, proper interaction, puppy mill: Oh dear, Melissa. I fear you are probably right. This pup probably did come from a puppymill, or at the very least, an irresponsible backyard breeder. I don t know that I wouldn t completely isolate him from other dogs for a while, and let him spend all...

Dogs: what to fee dog?, eagle pet products, snouzer
eagle pet products, snouzer, thin side: One should never free-feed as the dog will think the food just grew there, rather than realize that all things good come from you, the Alpha. This is particularly true with schnauzers who are usually quick to take advantage of an owner for laxity in being...

Dogs: What can i feed my 1 month pup, health god, bad habit
health god, bad habit, table food: HI Christian, Are you talking about a 4 week (one month) old puppy, or do you mean that you have had the puppy for one month? A 4 week old puppy needs to be with his mom until he is at least 6 wks old, sometimes longer. But if you mean you have had your...

Dogs: what to feed 1 yr old pregnant chihuahua, bha bht, corn wheat
bha bht, corn wheat, quality puppy: You probably aren t going to like my answer. But you have to stop babying her when it comes to feeding. Pick what you are going to feed her, preferably a good quality puppy food, no bha, bht, corn, wheat, soy or by products, and preferably dry. Chi s have...

Dogs: feed, purina dog chow, cereal grains
purina dog chow, cereal grains, canine allergies: Pat, you got one right in your guesses, though you didn t say which one you thought was a store brand. That s ok though. Here re the answers: Food #1 - Eukanuba Food #2 - Science Diet Food #3 - Nutro Max Food #4 - Iams Chunks Food #5 - Store brand,...

Dogs: What should I feed my 3-wk old Papillon pups?, papillon pups, cows milk
papillon pups, cows milk, puppy food: Hi Audrey!~ Do NOT give cows milk as it will give them diarrhea. She is beginning to wean them very early. If you think they are not getting enough to eat you can try giving them a good dry puppy food. Before feeding, moisten with warm water first....not...

Dogs: How much do I feed my 7 1/2 week old puppy?, cindy lou, food bags
cindy lou, food bags, dry food: Hello Kaci, I am so glad you asked. Read the bag of food and follow the recommended amounts. I agree she is not getting enough food. My vet once told me there are no over weight puppies. They need all the nutrients and vitamins they can get. All dog food...

Dogs: feed in crate?, victorian bulldog, 2 different things
victorian bulldog, 2 different things, water dish: Hi Edward; He will need to have a blowel movement after he eats, so if you could feed him, and let him eliminate before putting him in the crate, and just leave water for him in the crate, than feed as soon as you get home. He should be alright for that length...

Dogs: how much should i feed my dog?, border collie mix, plastic tumbler
border collie mix, plastic tumbler, border collie: Hi Ranae; I would be wiser to switch to one of the brands I named. Pedigree has good comercials, but commercials don t always tell the whole truth. Pedegree has had problems with allergic reactions to ingredients in their food causing deaths in dogs. Liver...

Dogs: I feed my dog and cat human food., dogs and cats, balanced diet
dogs and cats, balanced diet, food bill: Yes. Not only does such a diet fail to give the complete and balanced diet dogs and cats need, it often leads to liver and pancreas damage. Often the dogs and cats don t show any symptoms until it is too late. Modern dog and cat chows are carefully formulated...

Dogs: what to feed my dog, purina one, puppy food
purina one, puppy food, bil jac: Hello again, I d check with your vet for weight, for a young dog to be underweight is odd, worms are very common in unwormed dogs. Just be sure to feed enough adult food puppy food can cause problems wonce the dog is fully grown because of the higher fats...

Dogs: What to feed my fussy male shi tzu, natural balance cat food, jack russell terrier
natural balance cat food, jack russell terrier, kitten foods: Feeding cat or kitten foods to a dog will cause protine inbalences...kitten food contains enoug to sriusly make a dog ill and cat food still enough that it should never be fed, check between the lables.... the adult cat formula and the adult dog formula for...

Dogs: how much to feed my german shorthair, bowl obstruction, rule of thumb
bowl obstruction, rule of thumb, dog foods: My rule of thumb is as much as they can eat in a t hirty minute period twice per day. I would put his food down and leave it, let him eat until he loses interest and walks away. He might eat a lot to begin with but should settle into a normal routine. Also...

Dogs: how much to feed a mini schnauzer pup 4mos old, dog kibble, topline
dog kibble, topline, rations: Yes, growing puppies do eat more than adults. The amount you would feed would depend on the size of your puppy. Feel his ribs and along his topline. If you can feel his spine and hipbones, he needs to eat more; if you cannot easily feel his ribs, he needs...

Dogs: When to feed my miniature schnauzer, miniature schnauzer, experiance
miniature schnauzer, experiance, late afternoon: Hello, You would be better feeding him in the morning and letting him out a few minutes before you leave. Some people only feed there dogs Once a day I feed mine twice daily and feel it keeps them full for the whole day instead of full only until late afternoon....

Dogs: What to feed my pregnant chihuahua., mid jan, chicken and rice
mid jan, chicken and rice, kibble: HI BROOKLYN OH MY AFTER THIS PLEASE GET HER SPAYED. I FEED MY BITCHES BRED NOW FOR MID JAN LITTERS PRO PLAN PUPPY CHICKEN AND RICE SMALL KIBBLE WITH HOT WATER TO WET IT SO THE GASES ESCAPE TO HELP WITH BLOAT. GIVE THE SUPPLEMENT I USE: FRESH FACTORS, SHE...

Dogs: should you feed pregnant dogs puppy food, puppy food, pregnant dogs
puppy food, pregnant dogs, puppy dog: Many breeders and vets will say to put them on puppy food, but I never have with my schnauzers, and have never had a problem because of that. I just feed them more food, and when I had my litter of nine, I had planned to supplement the puppies, but our refrigerator...

Dogs: What do i feed my pregnant hamster, fresh veggies, boiled eggs
fresh veggies, boiled eggs, hampsters: Hi there! Boiled eggs and fresh veggies are the best things you can give her. I wouldn t try adding to much to her diet and upsetting her system. :) If she is already 10 days in, you should go ahead and seperate her from the other hampsters so that she...

Dogs: How much to feed my puppy, puppy food, walthams
puppy food, walthams, dogage: Hi Tracey; That sounds like an awful lot of food for an 18 week old puppy, or even for a grown dog. What kind of food are you feeding him? The cheaper brands do not pay off because the bags have fillers in them. These are non-nutrive ingredients that are...

Dogs: What to feed out Scottish terrier, bag fillers, little pigs
bag fillers, little pigs, science diet: Hi Sandy; He s a Scott, so feed him Haggis and scones and a spot of tea, of course, and buy him a set of golf clubs. LOL Seriously, Iams, science diet, Waltham s, or Nutro Natural Choice. these are the best brands. We have fed all these, and our dogs have...

Dogs: how to feed it, rapid weight gain, flint river ranch
rapid weight gain, flint river ranch, puppy food: HI CARIN FEED THE PUPPY A GOOD BRAND OF TOP PUPPY FOOD DRY KIBBLE, WET WITH HOT WATER, GIVE FRESH FACTORS AS A GOOD SUPPLEMENT ALSO. FEED IT 3 TIMES A DAY ACCORDING TO THE PACKAGE CORRECT AMOUNTS, TO AT LEAST SIX MONTHS. IF U NOTICE A RAPID WEIGHT GAIN...

Dogs: your feedback would be appreciated, laundry mat, grooming shop
laundry mat, grooming shop, groomer: You did not say what your breed was nor how much work it required, but it does sound to me like that groomer was just having a very bad day. You may have only seen 6-8 dogs listed on her board, but if they (or some of them) were high-maintenance grooms requiring...

Dogs: feeding 10 week old puppy, strict diet, tummies
strict diet, tummies, bichon: Overweight and so young? its not possible chances are she had a fat tummy because she had worms...alot of puppy from bad breders will have very full or fat tummies that are full of worms. I reccomend feeding what she wants at each meal three times daily start...

Dogs: feeding ??, flint river ranch, shepherd mix
flint river ranch, shepherd mix, google: Hi Ty, I have found Flint River Ranch to help me out with dogs with health issues, but type in google and ask the top five, flint river comes up no 4 i believe. Ca Natural is first but I see no reason to go there if u have a dog doing well on Max, Pro Plan,...

Dogs: feeding, border collie, dogs health
border collie, dogs health, handy chart: Hi Lisa, Feeding guidelines vary according to brand and quality of dog food, as well as the dog s age and activity level. Your best bet would be follow the amount of food recommended on the package. Not knowing the kind of food you re feeding your dog,...

Dogs: feeding, beggin strips, wheat gluten
beggin strips, wheat gluten, skin allergy: Dear Yvonne Thank you for your question. You are fine to feed moist food. My person opinion is not to feed moist food alone. I would use it to make a dried food diet more interesting. This is because a moist food is actually 80% moist and only 20%...

Dogs: feeding, jack russell terrier, short legged jack russell
jack russell terrier, short legged jack russell, short legged jack russell terrier: Hello Josh and thank you for your question s, Yes that is heavy for a shorty my normal legged guy is flat 15 and perfect weight I d say you d want 14/15 pounds or a little less for a health weight you basicly want the dog thin enough to have a waist line...

Dogs: feeding, fruits and veggies, list of fruits
fruits and veggies, list of fruits, sweet potatoes: I know a lot of people feed such diets, but I think it is insane. Not only your vet is opposed to it, but the whole AVMA opposes it. Go to http://www.avma.org/ and do a search on raw . This is the first reference you will find, http://www.avma.org/onlnews/javma/jan05/050115ww.asp...

Dogs: feeding, purina beneful, beneful puppy food
purina beneful, beneful puppy food, shi poo puppy: Hello again, Michelle! :^) I m not a big fan of the so-called lite or weight control pet foods because what the companies do that make those foods is simply add more grains and fillers to the lite foods in order to make the food pass through the digestive...

Dogs: feeding, veterinarian clinics, puppy formula
veterinarian clinics, puppy formula, baby cereal: Hi Miguel; Are you helping to suppliment a mother s nursing? I feed formula like we used to feed babies in the 50s and 60s. I mix it with Gerber s baby cereal,rice first and then after a week, feed the oatmeal. If you have puppies that age, that you are...

Dogs: feeding, fine violin, small potato
fine violin, small potato, cube tray: Hi Peter; He could be eating the vomit because he is hungry, or to clean up his mess. They clean up after themselves ( wolves etc), and to hide the location of their den, so it is in their nature, and they don t find the things gross that we do. Does he...

Dogs: feeding, stomach upsets, worm
stomach upsets, worm, nutrition: hi buy what u can afford but not old roy or cheap foods that run right through the dog and gives it nothing in nutrition. also, give a good supplement. this counts more than the food. feed according to package and weight and age. worm monthly or every...

Dogs: feeding, german shepherd puppy, puppy foods
german shepherd puppy, puppy foods, breed puppy: Hello Kuwie thanks for your question and Congrats on your new puppy. At seven weeks old your puppy should be eatting very well...I have never had a problem with baby puppies not eatting what was reccomended for weight and age it is a cause for concern. Do...

Dogs: feeding, large breed puppy food, breed puppy
large breed puppy food, breed puppy, reccomendations: Hello Vikki and thanks for emailing, Congrats on the new baby boy Labradors are Wonderful dogs just wonderful to live with. Well peddigree in my books stinks its full of corn and fillers and has very little meat also a large breed puppy such as a Lab...

Dogs: feeding, commercial dog food, best dog food
commercial dog food, best dog food, proper supplementation: Hi Vikki, Congratulations on your new puppy. You ve already noticed that there are a lot of different opinions on the best way to feed a dog. Like everyone else, I have my preferences, but in the end you ll have to make the decision for yourself. I am...

Dogs: feeding, large breed puppy food, daily calorie requirements
large breed puppy food, daily calorie requirements, puppy biscuits: Hello I swear I already answered this question and referred you to my website. Pedigree is junk its composed mostly of corn and fillers and has only by-products for meat which just isn t good enough. I recommend Blue Buffalo co Nutro PRO plan by...

Dogs: feeding, first pup, puppy cat
first pup, puppy cat, baby gate: Hello, Yes! it will hurt the puppy cat food contains high levels of protine/tartrine and fat that a puppy or dog doesn t need. Feed the cats in a different room..a baby gate across the door works well as the cats can jump over but the dog cna get to the food...

Dogs: feeding, pheasant eggs, japanese akita
pheasant eggs, japanese akita, shelley davis: Hi Karen, Thank you for writing to me about your Japanese Akita. A varied diet is the best way to feed. That means rotating different foods which can be rabbit, fish, chicken, turkey, beef, buffalo, venison, pheasant, eggs etc. There is a diet called...

Dogs: feeding, b naturals, martin goldstein
b naturals, martin goldstein, shelley davis: Hi Laura, Thank you for writing to me. I am sorry about the delay in responding. Labs are food driven. I have never met a Lab that wasn t. Poodles are extremely clever and that is why the combination is looking for food more delectable than dog food!...

Dogs: feeding, jack rusell terrier, puppy food
jack rusell terrier, puppy food, canned food: Hi, there is nothing wrong with feeding any canned food, but you do need to remember that canned food has a lot of sugar in it so it is not that good for their teeth. Otherwise, it is just as nutrious to add it with the dry if you want. Of course, you 7wk...

Dogs: feeding, jack rusell terrier, adobe acrobat reader
jack rusell terrier, adobe acrobat reader, overweight dogs: No, it isn t harmful, but if you re going to feed them canned food daily along with the dry food, you ll need to feed a little less dry food than if you were only feeding dry food. On the backs of the cans, there should be instructions on how much to feed...

Dogs: feeding, jack rusell terrier, jaw muscles
jack rusell terrier, jaw muscles, routine visit: The dry foods give the dogs teeth and jaw muscles a needed workout plus scrape off tartar and help dog breath. Feeding part dry will give some, but not as much of these benefits. The worst problem is using canned food to entice the dog into over eating....

Dogs: feeding, nutro dog foods, jack rusell terrier
nutro dog foods, jack rusell terrier, quality puppy: Hi there, While it won t do any harm feeding your year old Lab a mix of canned and dry Nutro dog foods, your 7 week old puppy should only receive puppy food for the first year. Puppies have different nutritional needs than adult dogs, and a food meant...

Dogs: feeding, jack rusell terrier, cottage cheese
jack rusell terrier, cottage cheese, dry food: Hi! I don t see any harm in feeding your dogs some canned food as long as they get dry food too. The dry food is good for their teeth, helps keep it clean. You can also add a littel cottage cheese to the puppies mix to get some calcium but mostly to...

Dogs: feeding, puppy food, supplment
puppy food, supplment, gages: yoork there are many top brands pick one that fits your wallet and follow instructions of feeding, put hot water over and stir 15 to 20 minutes to let gages escape for help with BLOAT. also add a super supplment for no food is without a booster of a good...

Dogs: feeding, lamb meal, dry dog food
lamb meal, dry dog food, rice flour: quie look: So many of us ask for recommendations on what to feed our furkids. To help YOU decide, what is best for YOUR fuzzbutt, I have listed the top 5 ingredients of some major kibbles below. If the product uses ethoxyquin, BHA or BHT as a preservative...

Dogs: feeding my akita, japanese akita, colesterole
japanese akita, colesterole, dry dog food: Hi Tracey; I wouldn t presume to recommend a diet for someone s dog. They need to vitamins that particular species of animal needs. I do cook for my dogs sometimes, but the base of their diet is dry dog food. I used to feed Waltham s, but they stopped...

Dogs: feeding boxers, medium sized dogs, purina dog chow
medium sized dogs, purina dog chow, purina one: Bonnie, Good for you for adopting! I have 3 rescue dogs of my own and I really believe they make the best pets. Most dogs should be fed twice a day. Puppies and large dogs usually require 3 meals a day, but Boxers are medium-sized dogs that should do...

Dogs: feeding a five week german sheperd, baby rice cereal, thin gruel
baby rice cereal, thin gruel, egg yolk: Here is what I have done when weaning puppies: Mix a bit of baby rice cereal and ground-up dog food with some goat s milk. Start out with a thin gruel, and gradually make it thicker as the puppy grows, eventually giving less cereal and more dog food. When...

Dogs: feeding and health, puppy food, adult food
puppy food, adult food, sardines: I would not switch your 8 month old over to an adult food until she is considered an adult. Which as of this point, she is not. Right now she is still growing and needs all of the nutrition she can possibly get and puppy food will give her this. Adult food...

Dogs: feeding my lab, feeding a puppy, puppy chow
feeding a puppy, puppy chow, potty trainning: My 5 1/2 month old Holly is small and gets by on 2 cups. Somebody else with a similar Lab was feeding 3 cups. No chart, internet expert, etc. can give you the right answer for your dog. I can give you a link to a system for determining whether what you...

Dogs: feeding mini pins, feeding a puppy, how much to feed a puppy
feeding a puppy, how much to feed a puppy, mini pins: Hi Patrick, The amount of food you feed varies depending on the brand of food you re feeding. There should be feeding guidelines on the package of food you re using. Every brand of food has different nutrients, caloric densities and feeding recommendations....

Dogs: feeding mini pins, miniature schnauzers, mini pins
miniature schnauzers, mini pins, mini pinscher: The amount to feed would depend on the product being fed, the size of the puppy, and its activity level. Mine start off with 1/2 cup twice a day (once they are eating dry kibble at around 8 weeks or so) and that amount increases as the puppies grow. At...

Dogs: feeding mini pins, mini pins, mini pinscher
mini pins, mini pinscher, measuring guide: Anywere between half a cup,and a cup and a half per meal would be enough,sometimes you have to fool around with it for a bit before you get it it right,too much may make the dog vomit and or gain weight,too little and he will be hungrey all the time and lose...

Dogs: feeding mini pins, mini pins, adult dogs
mini pins, adult dogs, pervent: 3 to 4 meals a day cut off feedings after 6 to pervent alot of accidnets in the night so say first at 9 lunch at 12 brunch at 3 and dinner at 5/6. a tiny dog like this wotn eat much around 1 cup a day at adult size.... I reccomend just putting a hafl cup in...

Dogs: feeding a multipoo, multipoo, shelfs
multipoo, shelfs, canned foods: http://www.freewebs.com/dustycovens/dietfeedingfoods.htm thats a link to my food page on mywebsite, The top brand is wwell at the top of my list I feed all Three of my dogs this without a complaint on taste and its very high quaility I highly reccomend...

Dogs: feeding new puppy, pamela 1, puppy
pamela 1, puppy, accidents: Before I can accurately give you advice, I have a few questions for you first, Pamela: 1. How old is this puppy and what breed is he? 2. How long have you had him? 3. Where does he stay during the day, and is that when he is having accidents? 4. When...

Dogs: feeding, Poop, & Imunizations, purina puppy chow, german shepard puppy
purina puppy chow, german shepard puppy, petsmart stores: Hello and thank you for your questions, It seems normal for a bit of runny poop after a vaccine but I ve not noticed it with any of my dogs. Purina puppy chow had caujsed my labrador retreiver to have runnier stools then she has now as I fed it when she...

Dogs: feeding pom, quality dog food, dog foods
quality dog food, dog foods, kibble: Yes, feed him and if he doesn t finish it, then pick the bowl up and do not offer it again until the next feeding. Also, be sure you are feeding a quality dog food; all dog foods are not created equal. You could also try a bit of warm water in his kibble,...

Dogs: feeding problem, curd rice, dry dog food
curd rice, dry dog food, feed food: Unless there is something medically wrong with your puppy, it should have no trouble eating normally. It sounds very very spoiled! I have never known a healthy dog to starve itself. SO, put dry DOG FOOD (a good brand)down in a bowl with some warm water and...

Dogs: feeding problem, awesome personality, table food
awesome personality, table food, trier germany: Hi Joey, I m sorry I couldn t get back to you sooner. First, stop all human food no matter what. Then put her usual food out for 20 minutes and then lift it. Don t give her anything else until the next feeding and then give her the food again. If after...

Dogs: feeding problem, maltese puppy, internal parasites
maltese puppy, internal parasites, baby carrots: Hi Sue, There should be feeding guidelines on the package of puppy food you are currently using. The information I founds says: For a dog Up to 10 pounds, feed 1/3 to 1 cup of dry food or 1/4 can + up to 3/4 cup of canned mixed with dry. As you said, feeding...

Dogs: feeding problems, cocker spaniel puppy, wee tad
cocker spaniel puppy, wee tad, spoiled brat: Hi Sara; Are the other people feeding him something other than his food? If they are feeding him the same food you are feeding him, and he is being picky about who feeds him, could be you have a spoiled little brat on your hands. Could it be these other...

Dogs: feeding problems, hard boiled egg, appetite stimulants
hard boiled egg, appetite stimulants, appetite stimulant: Hi Ruth, There are cheaper cuts of meat you could buy that your dog would find just as tempting as the ground beef. Chicken or beef liver, or other less popular cuts might be more cost effective, but just as delicious to your dog. It s okay to enhance the...

Dogs: feeding problems, jack russell puppy, puppy food
jack russell puppy, puppy food, obedience class: Isn t that so typical? Everybody wants what they don t have :). It s very important for your puppy to get the added benefit of puppy food at this crucial time, just as important for your mastiff to get the right percentages of protein and fat. I would not...

Dogs: feeding problems, hot weather, kibble
hot weather, kibble, fleas: make sure u put hot water on the kibble let stand 15 seconds for the acids to escape. give garlic for fleas, not chemicals. change brands to find what the puppy does best on, three cups a day to six months or four times a day a cup at a time in hot weather....

Dogs: feeding puppies, common daisy, wild wolves
common daisy, wild wolves, feeding puppies: Yes this is common-not only is it a strong instinct,it s a strong emotion as well,animals do hold strong bond with babies,even if it s not there own,and they may become as protective as the real mom,in the wild wolves have baby sitters while the rest of...

Dogs: feeding a puppies and adults, purina puppy chow, petsmart stores
purina puppy chow, petsmart stores, purina pro plan: Hello royal canini is highly reccomended yes its expensive but think how much they really eat...is it really going to be that expensive to feed the best? Also feeding a cheaper food normaly means the dogs will eat more so price ends up about teh same anyway....

Dogs: feeding puppies?, baby rice cereal, puppy chow
baby rice cereal, puppy chow, feeding puppies: Hi Angela; I help mothers wean their puppies by putting some baby rice cereal in some formula at 4 weeks old, and feeding them that once a day. I would think at four weeks they could be given that. The rice cereal is what Pediatricians start babies on,...

Dogs: feeding the puppy, springtime supplements, puppy food
springtime supplements, puppy food, nuvet: cHRISTY FEEDING YOUR PUPPY A TOP BRAND OF DOG KIBBLE WET WITH HOT WATER, STIR TEN SECONDS TO BRING OUT THE FLAVOR AND IT WILL EAT. GIVE NUVET OR SPRINGTIME SUPPLEMENTS TO BRING OUT THE COLOR OF COAT, LESS SHEDDING HEALTHY SKIN AND JUST A HEALTHIER PET. ...

Dogs: Am I feeding my puppy too much?, puppy housebreaking tips, high metabolism
puppy housebreaking tips, high metabolism, quarter cup: Hi Carrie! It doesn t sound like you are feeding him too much. He may have a very high metabolism that breaks down the food he eats very quickly. I am copying some great housebreaking tips that I hope will help you. You may not need all of this, but hopefully...

Dogs: feeding my puppy, puppy face, breed puppies
puppy face, breed puppies, puppy food: First make sure it s a decent quality dry food made for puppies, or try to feed her puppy food geared for large breed puppies, since anything with either golden or lab will grow at a phenomenal rate, and she ll need the extra protein and nutrients for healthy...

Dogs: feeding the puppy the right food, natural enzymes, chelated minerals
natural enzymes, chelated minerals, store locators: Hi Serse- Excellent questions to be asking with your new pup! I highly recommend staying on the same food the breeder had you pup on and gradually change it over to the food of your choice. The pups stomach s are still very sensitive at this age and...

Dogs: feeding my puppy, dachshund, chow
dachshund, chow, puppy: Most of the time the package the food comes in tells you how much to feed, my dogs get fed 3 times daily. I would not reccomend leaving food out all the time, but water should always be out so the dog can drink, you should wait about 15 min. after eating...

Dogs: feeding a siberane husky malemute mix, husky malamute, flint river ranch
husky malamute, flint river ranch, rib bone: Hello. no dont give your dog a rib bone. the best food for a dog right now in my opinion is flint river ranch. that is why we sell it. it is very meaty and most dogs love it. It was voted one of the top ten foods in the us. You cant buy it at stores though,...

Dogs: feeding a toy wire haired dachshund, wire haired dachshund, raw food diet
wire haired dachshund, raw food diet, free lamb: Hello, First let me say I am very sorry to hear about the loss of your dog. I can say smaller dogs are normaly very picky but this is no reason why the dog can t have a balanced diet. What your feeding sounds ok thou I ve never heard of either brand. The ideal...

Dogs: feeding/training/vaccines, puppy socialization class, carol lea benjamin
puppy socialization class, carol lea benjamin, train dogs: You should feed your puppy 2-3 times a day until 4 months, then twice a day. I would recommend to use a buckle collar as a harness does not teach them not to pull. Labs and Goldens are both normally easy to train. I would recommend a puppy socialization...

Dogs: feeding/training/vaccines, propylene glycol, corn wheat
propylene glycol, corn wheat, vitimin e: Hi, The amount of food that a dog eats, and the number of times per day that a dog is fed changes as it matures. Follow the guidelines on the puppy food package for recommended feeding amounts. As your puppy grows, monitor his weight and activity level,...

Dogs: feeding my yorkie, pet food ingredients, commercial dog food
pet food ingredients, commercial dog food, homemade diets: Hi Joy. I pick human food, hands down. In fact, no dog in my house has had commercial dog food for more than six years, and some of my clients are on their third and fourth generation of pups fed natural homemade diets. With a few exceptions (grapes, raisins,...

Dogs: feeding a yorkie, yorkshire terrier puppy, cindy lou
yorkshire terrier puppy, cindy lou, yorkshire terrier: Hello Laura, I would feed her at least 1/2 cup every 4 hours to begin with at that age and less often as she gets older, ending up with 2 times daily. My vet once told me there are no over weight puppies. They need all the nutrients and vitamins they can...

Dogs: feeding, dry dog foods, puppy chow
dry dog foods, puppy chow, feeding a puppy: Over feeding is a big problem with Labs. Too many of them die too soon because of being overweight. I think they may want a seal like layer of blubber if they have to retrieve ducks from cold water. A dog is not under fed useless the ribs are showing. ...

Dogs: femal humping, obedience classes, heat cycles
obedience classes, heat cycles, dominance: It s dominance-it usually doesn t have anything to do with wanting to mate,esp since it has been 3 months heat cycles don t last that long The best way to deal with that is through going to obedience classes,once you are in charge and she knows it,she will...

Dogs: female 5 yrs old, those dogs, two dogs
those dogs, two dogs, energy level: Well it all depends,you should ask yourself some questions like,how is she with other dogs? Also how active is she? Do you want a dog that is too active,or too calm for her,it would be best to a dog with the same energy level-and also around the same age and...

Dogs: two female 8yr pitbulls, female dogs, little dogs
female dogs, little dogs, basket muzzles: Hi Devon, It s not uncommon for two female dogs not to get along. Chances are neither dog sees you or any family member as the pack leader, or alpha . That s the reason why they they don t get along, each dog thinks she s the alpha, and feels the need...

Dogs: female American bull dog., thyroid hormone levels, heat periods
thyroid hormone levels, heat periods, low thyroid: Hi Ann, As a female dog ages, her fertility does drop off but she will not go through menopause as humans do. Dropping off of fertility with age does not mean she cannot become pregnant. Female dogs usually have pretty regular intervals between their...

Dogs: female aggression, family memeber, female aggression
family memeber, female aggression, nightmare situation: Hi Denise; No it is not normal. Are they both spayed? If not, that could have a bearing on it. Aggression on this level is rare. It sounds loike this is a serious hate level that was reached, and I can t imagine what set this off, since they have been...

Dogs: female Bloodhound, canine false pregnancy, pregnancy loss
canine false pregnancy, pregnancy loss, old wives: Hi Tessie, You didn t say how many days after breeding your dog lost her litter. Are you 100% sure your dog was really pregnant? False pregnancies are fairly common in dogs. A false pregnancy is pretty much just what it sounds like: a female dog exhibits...

Dogs: female beagle issue, anal gland, first thought
anal gland, first thought, secretion: Hi Jamie; his needs the attention of a Veterinarian. My first thought would be an infection, and if that is the case, it could become deadly. This could be something simple, but it could also be something life threatening. Better to err on the side of...

Dogs: female behavior, obsessive compulsive disorder, yorkie terrier
obsessive compulsive disorder, yorkie terrier, last resorts: Hi Lindy, Thanks for sending me a question at AllExperts! There may be any number of reasons why your unspayed female is humping your leg. First, you say that she only does this when you play with her. Some dogs, even females, when they become overaroused...

Dogs: female bites male, female yorkie, male yorkie
female yorkie, male yorkie, jealosy: Yes males and females are good together,in fact are better then two dogs of the same sex What you can try is to spend a lot of time with the female alone,as well as playing with her alone so she doesn t feel left out,then gradually include the male so she...

Dogs: female boxer, female boxer, human females
female boxer, human females, personality change: She could become more moody and possibly even a bit aggressive as she comes into heat - similar to human females during that time of the month LoL. Then again, her personality may not change much at all. You will notice a swelling and reddening of the...

Dogs: female boxer crying, toy frog, female boxer
toy frog, female boxer, false pregnancy: Yes sounds like she could be having a pseudopregnancy (false pregnancy). This is common and having her spayed should solve the problem. She also is likely about to come into heat again. If she is in heat wait until the heat cycle is over before having her...

Dogs: female (boxer) dog in heat, female boxer, health check
female boxer, health check, boxer dog: Dear Teina Thank you for your question. The bleeding will last between 5-10 days, but this depends on the dog. After the bleeding has stopped you will see a change in your dogís behaviour and her vulva will be red and enlarged. You notice after the...

Dogs: female boxer, pine shavings, wood shavings
pine shavings, wood shavings, female boxer: Hi Chris, I would suggest one of 2 things, you could put up a kennel run outside so that she would have an area to play and eliminate or for the next couple of weeks, you need to put wood shavings, pine shavings not cedar like you could buy for a hamster...

Dogs: female chuwawu, foaming at the mouth, seizures
foaming at the mouth, seizures, seizure: Hi Crystal, Yes, it sounds like she is having a seizure. She may have another one, but it may not be right away. I have a chihuahua that has them ever now and then. When she has one, just remain calm and try to hold her and comfort her. If they get really...

Dogs: My female dog is an emotional reck!, female yorkie, fear response
female yorkie, fear response, tiny toy: If you reread your email I think you ll find most of your own answers :). She s reacting to the fact that he is gone so much and you are reacting by giving her reassurance, bones, treats and praise You are affectively rewarding her for her bad behavior which...

Dogs: female dog in heat, unwanted puppies, human teenager
unwanted puppies, human teenager, neighborhood dogs: Hi Lyric, At eleven months and ten months, you might think of your dogs as puppies, but they are actually sexually active animals. If the mother dog is healthy, there s no reason why the puppies would not survive, even if it s her first litter. However,...

Dogs: female dog in heat, female dog in heat, dogs in heat
female dog in heat, dogs in heat, diapers: Hi Krissy, Yes, there will be a mess if you don t. I think , if I remember correctly, the first heat is not as bad as when she is older. I know there are products out there for dogs in heat. You probably will need to check into that since she comes inside....

Dogs: female dog in heat, spay and neuter, dominant tendencies
spay and neuter, dominant tendencies, male puppies: Christie, You re probably not going to like my answer, and I wish I could help you more. Unfortunately, if you have an intact male and an unspayed female, there s really nothing you can do about this. Male dogs will go crazy for a female in heat, and some...

Dogs: female dog in heat and dog missing hair, peach fuzz, female dog in heat
peach fuzz, female dog in heat, hair god: Hi Raquelin! The most obvious thing that a dog will do when coming into heat, is lick themselves alot. Her vulva will swell and there will be a bloody discharge, just a little bit at first. If she is licking herself a lot, then you can pretty much count...

Dogs: female dog in heat, female dog in heat, female boxer
female dog in heat, female boxer, dear charlotte: Hi Tiana; Thank you for the nice feedback. I didn t realize the problem was a severe as it is, until about 25 years ago. I always knew there were some animals that were animals that were abused, and more animals than homes could be found for, but I had...

Dogs: female dog licking, inflammation of the vagina, abnormal vaginal discharge
inflammation of the vagina, abnormal vaginal discharge, bladder infections: Hi Devon, In females, abnormal vaginal discharge can result in excessive licking. Causes of excessive abnormal discharge include: * Bladder/Urogenital tract infections * Vaginitis (inflammation of the vagina) or inflammation anywhere in the urogenital...

Dogs: My female dog Mimi, long walks, lack of exercise
long walks, lack of exercise, play time: Well sometimes it s a lack of exercise,even small need to go out for long walks and allot of play time-allot of times when dogs don t get enough of that from you,they try to get it themselves by pacing ect Try to set aside at least one hour a day for play...

Dogs: female dog pee's in house, positive reinforcement, dogs and cats
positive reinforcement, dogs and cats, terrier mix: Hi Jeff; DON T rub her nose in it. That does absolutely NO ghood, and it is just cruelty. It will cause her to pee for spit too. Don t scrub with enzyme cleaners euther. They remove the smell so you can t smell it, but she can still smell it. Scrub it...

Dogs: female dogs, female dogs, doxin
female dogs, doxin, dachshund: Hi Danielle; If he did mate with her, because of the size difference, she may be injured internally. Have her checked bu her Vet as soon as possible. This sounds like a cry from pain, they don t cry out like that just because they are pregnant. By the...

Dogs: female dogs, female dogs, house dog
female dogs, house dog, health reasons: They go into heat once about every six months Unless you plan to breed,she should be fixed-just go to the local shelter and see how many dogs are there,and they are there because not enough dogs are fixed and too many are born and there s not enough homes...

Dogs: female dogs bleeding, unwanted litters, heat periods
unwanted litters, heat periods, female dog in heat: Hi Ron, Thank you for writing to me about your unspayed dog. Here is some information on a female dog in heat: The average heat cycle for a dog is approximately 3 weeks and since this an an average, some heats are shorter (as little as 7-10 days),...

Dogs: female dogs, food additives, female dogs
food additives, female dogs, bucket of water: Likely not. I think I have seen food additives that are supposed to help. There may also be chemicals to treat the spots. Don t know how that would work, a bucket of water might be just as effective if you have to watch her and treat the spot. The grass...

Dogs: female has not has a heat, female rottweiler, rottweilers
female rottweiler, rottweilers, rottweiler: I am not that familiar with Rottweilers to know when they generally come in heat for the first time, but this does seem a bit late to me. You might want to have her thyroid tested to make sure that she is normal as this is apparently one of the problems in...

Dogs: female in heat with 2 males in the house, spayed neutered, unwanted litters
spayed neutered, unwanted litters, female dogs: Hi Erica, Having your Porter and Lala neutered and spayed will end the problem of unwanted litters and strong hormonal mating instincts. You can neuter a male dog at any age, at any time. There s no need to wait. Female dogs get the most health benefits...

Dogs: female in heat, spay and neuter clinics, low cost spay and neuter
spay and neuter clinics, low cost spay and neuter, having puppies: Hi Ana, In the United States, most dogs are spayed between 5 and 8 months of age. Many humane shelters and veterinarians are starting to spay female animals at a younger age, even at 2 months. This early spaying does not affect the growth rate, and there...

Dogs: female humping, irish wolfhound, dogs work
irish wolfhound, dogs work, small dogs: What they re doing is alpha behavior,. they are trying to establish dominance. Which means that you have not. established dominance in your home and pack. :) Type alpha boot camp into your web browser, read it and live by it. Otherwise you re very likely to...

Dogs: my female lab, female dogs, social behavior
female dogs, social behavior, dominance: Humping, as we call it, does not necessarily have anything to do with sex. It is a natural social behavior. The dog doing the mounting is trying to establish dominance over the other one. Male and female dogs will do it. If the dog being mounted is snapping...

Dogs: female lhaso poo 7 yrs. old, urinating problems, lhaso poo
urinating problems, lhaso poo, urinary tract infections: Hi Terry, Is your dog doing anything that is unusual. Is there something that she wasn t afraid of that she is now afraid of. Is there a possibility of senility? You are right, this is unusual behavior. Is she urinating on the same wall or different...

Dogs: female min pin dog, bloody stools, bloody stool
bloody stools, bloody stool, cancer treatments: Hi Jennifer, There are plenty of things which can cause bloody stools. Problems range from parasites to cancer. Treatments vary depending what the diagnosis is. You need to have your dog examined by your vet, sooner rather than later! Best of luck,...

Dogs: female packs, male puppy, 2 females
male puppy, 2 females, rescue dogs: All the experts say 2 females is the combination most likely to cause problems with a male, female the least. Put 2 females, each with a strong drive for dominance, together, in the hands of somebody that doesn t take the top dog role themselves, and trouble...

Dogs: my female pit, precious dogs, unwanted litters
precious dogs, unwanted litters, shelley davis: Hi Joey, Thank you for writing to me. You ask about the chances of an unwanted pregnancy? Great! I would like to encourage you to have your dogs spay/neutered. Firstly, it protects both dogs against certain cancers, encourages a calmer personality...

Dogs: female pitbull aggression, dog to dog aggression, obedience class
dog to dog aggression, obedience class, strict supervision: Clarissa, you should not be hitting her at all. My recommendation, since they have already gone at it several times, is to keep them separated at all times. Pitbulls are instinctively dog aggressive, to varying degrees, and I would hate for your dogs to...

Dogs: female pitbull in heat, desperate attempts, pit bulls
desperate attempts, pit bulls, spayed: It was a mistake. There is a chance of getting an infection. Either get her spayed after she is finished, or get some books and do some reading. Owning a dog carries responsibility. You have not met yours. I am sickened knowing we slaughter dogs by the...

Dogs: female pug and puppy heat, thyroid problems, hereditary problem
thyroid problems, hereditary problem, hormonal issues: You didn t say when she first came into heat, but her cycles do seem to be a bit too often. She could be one of those with hormonal issues, or even thyroid problems. I would be tempted to have her thyroid tested to make sure that there is no problem with that...

Dogs: female pup - licking, female pup, kidney problem
female pup, kidney problem, kidney problems: Hi Jona, it sounds like she is coming into heat. If so, you won t want to get her spayed next week because it is more dangerous to spay her when she is in heat. She is bleeding and can cause compliactions during the surgery. I would put off the surgery...

Dogs: My female ridgeback has gone..., breast cancers, heat cycle
breast cancers, heat cycle, mood changes: Hi Kelly- Bitches come into heat on an average of every 6 months. The heat cycle lasts 3 weeks. She will be fertile for only a few days, usually between the 10 and 14th day of her cycle. However, if there are any males in the area that catch wind of her,...

Dogs: female rottweiler, female rottweiler, spayed
female rottweiler, spayed, rottweiler: Debbie, what kind of smell are you smelling? I ve never noticed any dog smelling bad when going into heat. You should take her to a vet to make sure she doesn t have some sort of infection that s causing her to smell bad, because it could be life threatening....

Dogs: my female rottweiler, female rottweiler, unfortunatly
female rottweiler, unfortunatly, x ray: Hi Kirsty, How long ago was she in heat (when she bred with the boy)? If she is far enough along, you can get an x-ray to see if there are puppies in there. Also, count how many days its been since they bred. 63 days is how long they carry the pups for....

Dogs: female shih tzu with hernia, muscle wall, hernia
muscle wall, hernia, umbilical cord: If it is an umbilical cord hernia, and it is small she should have no problem. If it is a tear in the muscle wall that could be a problem. Ask your vet which it is. I have bred many dogs with the umbilical cord hernia and have had no trouble nanc...

Dogs: female st bernard duclaw removal, saint bernard puppy, duclaws
saint bernard puppy, duclaws, cindy lou: Hello Angela, I completely agree with your vet. As a groomer I have seen many complications come for dogs having their duclaws intact. These duclaws never hit the ground therefore do not wear down naturally and many times continue to grow completely around...

Dogs: females fighting, petco stores, group obedience
petco stores, group obedience, nervous breakdowns: Hi Clair; I don t know what a Mastin is. Do you mean a Mastiff? This behavior will only get worse if it is allowed to continue. I have two suggestions, first, I recommend you get a video to learn to give massages to the older dog especially. Dogs can have...

Dogs: females in heat, spaying and neutering, human females
spaying and neutering, human females, large nipples: Hi Olivia; No, they will not have any bleeding etc, and they will not have the mood swings, or present you with a surprise litter of puppies. In addition to, and even more important that not being a messy problem anymore, spaying actually adds years to your...

Dogs: females and being in heat, weird taste, tounge
weird taste, tounge, drool: Hey Cathy. Sometimes dogs do this when they get a weird taste in their mouth. They kinda pop their jaw up & down tapping their tounge to the roof of their mouth. This helps them try & figure out what it is. They will also drool some when they do this. It s...

Dogs: ferret and puppy, ferret, golden retriever
ferret, golden retriever, puppy: It is good that you are introducing to a puppy. It depends on what breed of dog that you have what reaction to expect. Some breeds would be hard to accept the ferret because they are hunters, others like the Golden Retriever could accept it as part of the...

Dogs: ferret and puppy, obedience class, dogs and cats
obedience class, dogs and cats, pack members: I am not sure how this will work. The younger the puppy, the better it may go. The puppy may see the ferret as a playmate, or prey. The ferret may be terrified, seeing the puppy as a predator. The puppy s inclination for rough play may add to the ferret...

Dogs: ferret and puppy, mini schnauzer, baby gate
mini schnauzer, baby gate, sighthound: I first have a question for you: What breed of dog is yours and how old. Most puppies will get along but youll have to work harder with a terrier or sighthound. Although my mini schnauzer loved my ferret. I advise letting your pup sniff the ferret in its cage....

Dogs: fertility, viable sperm, best bet
viable sperm, best bet, yorkie: So from what you said about the AKC requiring proof if the dog is over 12. I was unaware that dogs were still fertile at that age. Well, that is why they require it! :o) (Wrong rooster might have been in the hen house, so to speak*g*) If you do...

Dogs: fetch, nancy ps, clicker trainer
nancy ps, clicker trainer, open doors: Hi Tony Clicker train him. Fetch is usually taught when and animal is young. Now that he is four, you should clicker train him. Find a book on it and see a clicker trainer. Clicker training is so enlightening and so much fun. Don t get discouraged if...

Dogs: A few issues.., vet check, natural instinct
vet check, natural instinct, bladder infection: Hi Krystal, Thank you for writing to me about your 3 month old pom puppy. She must be extremely adorable! Your pup isn t biting. She s doing what we refer to as mouthing. This is a very natural instinct. It is up to you to teach her about not biting...

Dogs: fighting, loving dogs, chicken coupe
loving dogs, chicken coupe, esle: Well what you can try is muzzle both dogs and then let them sort things out since they have muzzles on,they can t really hurt each other(but still watch them)but sometimes once the dogs know what one is in charge they will stop fighting This doesn t always...

Dogs: fighting, obedience class, natural instincts
obedience class, natural instincts, loving dogs: The key to most behavior problems is approaching things using the dog s natural instincts. Dogs see all the people and dogs in the household as a pack with each having their own rank in the pack and a top dog. Life is much easier if the 2 legged pack members...

Dogs: fighting females, fighting females, female dogs
fighting females, female dogs, sitution: Hi Aggie, Thanks for writing to me about the problem you are experiencing wth your female pack. This is a very volatile sitution that needs to be seriously addressed. The verocity of the fight you describe, has not come unexpectedly, because there...

Dogs: fighting the leash, flat collar, foot leash
flat collar, foot leash, shepherd mix: Hello, Brick. Good questions! At just 2 months of age, your puppy is just now 8 weeks old. I hope you just got her because puppies should stay with their littermates until 8 weeks in order to develop the proper skills necessary for them to get along with other...

Dogs: fighting problems, presas, neutered
presas, neutered, camera system: Then I would recommend not leaving them loose together when you are not at home. If that is the only time this is happening, you really don t have any way to stop it, since you re not there to see what triggers the fights. Keep at least one of them crated...

Dogs: fighting, little gentleman, great companions
little gentleman, great companions, life in time: Hi Alyse; Hmmm, sounds like they are both determined to be the alpha dog, and neither is going to give ground. Are the spayed? If not, that could be a factor. I use time out for punishment. My little Lhasa mix dominates my Australian Shepherd mix, and...

Dogs: find a puppy, small dogs, lifespan
small dogs, lifespan, google: Hi Peggy I do not like to pick a pet for anybody as we all see dogs differently. I do not care for small dogs i like larger ones. You might want to type in some on google search and read about the lifespan, health, etc. This would help you to decide what...

Dogs: finding a business partner, boston ma area, time question
boston ma area, time question, potential partners: Well this is a first-time question, Pam! **laugh** The only thing I know to tell you to do is to put ads in the local paper or see if you can put them up in pet stores, in Vet offices, at the local shelters, etc. You will need to screen potential partners...

Dogs: finding a dog breed, giant schnauzer, standard schnauzer
giant schnauzer, standard schnauzer, spoon fed: Nick I think I have mentioned this before but German Shepherds DO shed alot. The rescue you are talking about is not the same I am thinking about. Typically it is not through breeders, although some do rescue. Most of the time the dogs the go through rescue...

Dogs: finding a family dog, terrier family, finding a family
terrier family, finding a family, cesky terrier: Jody, To be honest I am fond of dogs in the terrier family, they are generally great with children. Some of the ones I recommend are: Australian Terrier Bichon Frise Bichon/Yorkie Cairn Terrier Cesky Terrier Dandie Dinmont Terrier Havanese...

Dogs: finding the right dog, giant schnauzer, basinji
giant schnauzer, basinji, big dogs: Hi Edie, Basenjis are nice dogs, they don t bark, but they do have a whine & a type of yelp. It is high pitched. Here is the link to the AKC list of breeds that you can check out, including extra links to particulars like breed clubs that can give you more...

Dogs: finding the right dog, short haired dogs, fur type
short haired dogs, fur type, eye certification: Even short haired dogs shed. Maybe one of the more fur type dogs would be better, Poodles, Schnauzers, Yorkies, etc. Other than that, I won t suggest a breed. Dogs vary so much within a breed, and even in a given litter, that the breed is not a reliable...

Dogs: first dog, english cocker spaniel, sweet temperament
english cocker spaniel, sweet temperament, cocker spaniel: Hi Jody, Sorry for the delay, I am in Florida near where Hurricane Charley came through, thankfully, we are back with phone & electric. If you do not have a security need, I would recommend a Golden Retriever, but research and find a good breeder who has...

Dogs: fish breath on 13 month old pup., fish breath, anal glands
fish breath, anal glands, horrible breath: Hi Laura. If his teeth are clean, which they should be b/c he s so young, this may be something internal. Younger dogs don t have very many anal gland issues, this usually only occurs in some dogs as they age. And if this was the problem, there would be a...

Dogs: fish breath, fish breath, toy poodle
fish breath, toy poodle, puppy food: Hi Marsha, Check his teeth. Often, the breath is really bad because the teeth are caked with placque. You can try giving him some hard dog bones and/or treats that will help remove it, or you may need to take him in to have his teeth professionally cleaned...

Dogs: the fist dog>, nuter, nilif
nuter, nilif, neutering: Neutering should help, Esther, but training is in order as well. I highly recommend the Nothing in Life is Free (NILIF) technique, and I do it daily with all of my dogs as well. In a nutshell, NILIF requires that your dogs earn everything by following...

Dogs: fix dog, hormones, dino
hormones, dino, habit: Hi Dino, If he was an older dog when you had him neutered, then it has probably become a habit. He might stop, but I m really not sure. If you just had him neutered then it will take a little while for his hormones to settle down. God Bless, Beck...

Dogs: fix or not to fix, excersise, spay
excersise, spay, gain weight: If there is no chance of her spending time with a male, and you dont mind her going on heat then don t spay. Dogs dont get lazier, or stop playing, they will get fat if they don t get decent excersise (which they should have anyway) There are risks operating...

Dogs: can we fix this, yellow lab puppy, puppy behaviour
yellow lab puppy, puppy behaviour, scruff: Hi Sharon; Whjat would you do if you had a young child, and it started biting or hitting when it didn t get it s way? Well, same thing with this young lady. She is trying to see what she can get away with. Simple as that. When she growls and snaps, pich...

Dogs: fixing, best bet, leashed
best bet, leashed, spay: Hello yes she can be spayed while in heat but it is more risky and osts more because they keep her asleep longer...best bet is to keep her leashed during walks leave her in the yard alone for only enough time to peeand keep her inside when your away until...

Dogs: flattened femoral bone, legg calve perthes, english springer spaniel
legg calve perthes, english springer spaniel, legg calve perthes disease: Sorry, but this is outside my field of expertise. From what I can find, this apparently is a problem in your breed: http://www.petdoc.ws/BreedPre.htm I did find this, but am not sure if it is the same thing as your problem: http://petsurgery.com/triplepelvicosteotomy.html...

Dogs: flattened femoral bone, english springer spaniel, hip dysplasia
english springer spaniel, hip dysplasia, arthritis problems: Hi Hidi; Sorry, I am not familiar with that. Arthritis problems and Hip Dysplasia I am very familiar with. I have had several dogs with these problems. I know of no surgery that will correct Hip Dysplasia. My English setter had a couple more years of...

Dogs: fleAS, mule team borax, tapeworm eggs
mule team borax, tapeworm eggs, shelley davis: Hi Gloria, Thank you for writing to me about your beautiful Husky family. I am trying to determine if your Husky actually has fleas or if you are concerned about the possibility of a flea infestation? Frontline is a nasty poison and if you do not have...

Dogs: flea allergy, wirehaired dachshund, flea allergies
wirehaired dachshund, flea allergies, flea allergy: If he has fleas I would give him a bath in Johnsons baby shampoo and then add a treatment of Advantage. Once the fleas are gone if he is still itching, then I would attempt cortizone spray. If this does not help then I would go see a vet immediately...

Dogs: flea control, flea allergies, flea shampoo
flea allergies, flea shampoo, toy poodle: thanks for the question.. well advantage and frontline... they have to bite the skin in order to die... and that is not good for any dog with flea allergies... you might need ADVANTIX.. IT is water proof and it repels the fleas from getting on... flea collars...

Dogs: flea medicine for 2 pups, dogs and puppies, flea and tick medicine
dogs and puppies, flea and tick medicine, lyme disease: Hi Gail, Flea and tick preventatives are meant to be used on dogs, and puppies. It goes without saying that a dog will lick itself, and puppies will be mouthy. At 3 months old, your pups are old enough to be treated with a flea/tick preventive, you just...

Dogs: flea medicine, flea comb, adams flea
flea comb, adams flea, flea spray: Hi Randall, There is no flea medicine you should be using on 3 week puppies as it can be very dangerous for them. The earliest you can put flea medicine on a puppy is minimum 6 weeks of age. Even then, it really also depends on the breed of dog. Some breeds...

Dogs: flea and tick medicine, frontline topspot, flea and tick medicine
frontline topspot, flea and tick medicine, pet meds: Hi Stef, Some of the products kill fleas & repel ticks (Advantix) and the others just work on fleas. What I have found is that alternating products works best because each product uses different ingredients and fleas after several generations will become...

Dogs: flea treatment for a nursing dog, advantage flea treatment, dish soap
advantage flea treatment, dish soap, fleas: I wouldn t give your dog the flea medicine while nursing. Does your dog or pups have fleas now? You can bath them with dawn dish soap which will kill fleas but is safe for puppies. If you just want to prevent your dogs from getting fleas I would wait until...

Dogs: flea, getting rid of fleas, flea shampoos
getting rid of fleas, flea shampoos, heartworm prevention: I have heard the garlic suggestion before, and it may work for people, but it won t work on dogs. The idea is that the fleas won t like the smell of the garlic, which is excreted via the sweat glands. The reason it won t work on dogs is that they only have...

Dogs: fleas, fleas, puppies
fleas, puppies, eggs: Hi Karla, the best thing I have found is Frontline. You can get it at your vet or online.....just go to a search engine and type it in. It s pricey, but well worth it. I buy the spray because it lasts forever! Just spray some on the back of her neck....

Dogs: fleas at 2 weeks old, washing detergent, cindy lou
washing detergent, cindy lou, flea products: Hello Sue, You certainly cannot use any flea products or any chemicals for that matter at such a young age. My advice to you is to give each of them a bath in warm water using joy dish washing detergent to wash the fleas away. It has been shown that joy...

Dogs: fleas, signs of fleas, sentinel program
signs of fleas, sentinel program, flea remedies: One of the surest signs of fleas is if you can see or feel dark, reddish specks when you pull the hair back at the base of a dog s tail. May work for cats too. If you see the specks, the dog has fleas. If the house is infested with fleas, it will take an...

Dogs: fleas, flea bombs, walmart
flea bombs, walmart, flea products: Hi Stan, The thing about treating fleas, is that you have got to get them out of your house and out of your yard before ANY product will work. I use frontline and have NO problems at all. Get your pets out of the house, and get one of those flea bombs...

Dogs: fleas, miniature poodle, flea bite
miniature poodle, flea bite, sargents: some dogs are allergic to a flea bite.. what happens is that the flea bites the skin and injects thier saliva into your dogs skin. the frontline will kill the flea but they have to bite the skin in order to die and then the flea dies off and the saliva is...

Dogs: What do I do about fleas?, puppy chow, flea shampoo
puppy chow, flea shampoo, baseball mitts: Julie; First, let me relate to you an experience I had fron using Hartz flea shampoo. This happened to me back in the early 90s. I shampooed all 4 of my dogs with the flea shampoo that comes in the silver metalic looking bottle. I forget just what they call...

Dogs: fleas, flea shampoo, big dogs
flea shampoo, big dogs, health stores: You have two routes to go. You can get the garlic wafers they sell in health stores. It is umbelieveable. BUT it takes about 4 months before it takes affect. This is because it has to actually become a part of the dogs system. OTC zodiac is the best,...

Dogs: fleas, german shep, flea bombs
german shep, flea bombs, collie mix: Hello Nicole, if you have done all of those things and the fleas persist, then it may be time to treat the home environment. If in the house, call an exterminator or do it yourself with Flea Bombs, these can be purchased at any local pet store or even home...

Dogs: fleas, cause hair loss, thyroid problems
cause hair loss, thyroid problems, flea collar: Flea collars generally only actually last about a week, so in the long run you are actually going to be better of spending the couple of extra bucks for a product like Frontline or Advantage. They work great and are very safe to use. They are topical applications...

Dogs: fleas, powderpuff, fleas
powderpuff, fleas, shampoo: Hi Susie, I think you either have a yard that is infested with fleas, or your carpet is. Both of those products are really good and I bet they re working, but as fleas eggs hatch, you will see more fleas. You can buy products to treat the yard and the carpet....

Dogs: fleas on a husky/shephard mix, flea collar, flea products
flea collar, flea products, spray bottle: Hi Catherine! Frontline is an excellent product. Make sure all of your pets are dosed with it, even if already dosed with something else. Most flea products do not work. More than likely, whatever you used on your cats is no good. This product works...

Dogs: fleas and itching, dawn dishwashing liquid, northwest washington state
dawn dishwashing liquid, northwest washington state, flea bomb: Hi Kris, The problem with fleas is that if you do not get rid of them in the yard and house, your dogs will be re-infested. You asked for a cheap solution. This might work, but is not the best solution. Buy some seven dust from Walmart in the garden...

Dogs: fleas & scratching himself, flea eggs, new generations
flea eggs, new generations, flea infestation: Have you tried using meds like Advantage, or the monthly tablets used for fleas? His skin might be too sensitive for a topical solution (the flea drops). You should also double-check that his bedding is changed and/or cleaned really good, as flea eggs...

Dogs: fleas and ticks, little red bugs, species of ticks
little red bugs, species of ticks, heartworm test: Tasha, For the fleas I recommend putting your dog on Frontline right away. You can get that from your vet. Also I would get a heartworm test and start a heartworm preventative such as Sentinel or Heartguard. As far as the red bugs, I m really not sure...

Dogs: fleas, shampoo the water, flea eggs
shampoo the water, flea eggs, dachshound: Hello Glenn, What a problem. You have been resoursefull, Here is what I can add to what you ve told me. First of all using the flea product between the shoulder blades is great, however, washing him dilutes the product. Not only that but the product works...

Dogs: flees, flea shampoo, indoor pets
flea shampoo, indoor pets, vets office: With all of them having fleas I recommend the route you went. However, you may have to buy something a little better then something at Walmart. I used Advantix and had really good luck with it. You can buy it online, or probably at your vets office..although...

Dogs: flying with pets, cindy lou, animal shipping
cindy lou, animal shipping, safety report: Hello Sara, I know with the recent loss of the whippet at westminster it ups the concern for flying your pet. To bad she is oversized for a carryon carrier, she will have to go in cargo. The problem usually incurred with dogs flying in cargo is that most...

Dogs: fogged eye, eye lash, finger test
eye lash, finger test, bad eye: Hi Mike, I m sorry to hear about your dog s accident. It does sound like he has lost his eye site. If he will let you, try and cover the good eye with your one hand, and then approach the bad eye with a finger and see if he blinks. Make sure you don t touch...

Dogs: food, pit bull puppies, flea shampoo
pit bull puppies, flea shampoo, inner organs: Hello Dave and thank you for your questions, That sounds like a fine diet as long as you make sure there are Never any bones in teh meat given even a tiny one can punture the inner organs causing internal bleeding and death if not caught in time. It seems...

Dogs: food, australian shepherd puppies, adult dogs
australian shepherd puppies, adult dogs, food recommendations: Hello please see my website for food recommendations, It depends on the brand being fed as to how much they need daily also i need the dogs weights and puppies to be accurate on portion sizing...and need the puppies age s as to how often to feed them but...

Dogs: food, sensitive stomachs, allergy issues
sensitive stomachs, allergy issues, sensitive stomach: Hello, I reccomend a Fish and potato diet such as that from Blue Buffalo or Pro plan by purina...fish and potato foods are hypo allergtic andwould be perfer for the dog with allergies. For the younger dog with a sensitive stomach you would want to go with...

Dogs: food, p 210, human food
p 210, human food, dog food: Tammy, here is a website that might help you and others who feel the same way! http://petsitusa.com/blog/?p=210_ Karen ...

Dogs: food, purina dog food, bha and bht
purina dog food, bha and bht, corn byproducts: Blue is one of the best foods you can buy. Look into at least some premium foods, not sold at the grocery store or walmart. Stay away from foods with corn, byproducts, wheat, soy for example. Enhance is good and reasonable. Expensive dog food is not always...

Dogs: food, barley grass, dry dog food
barley grass, dry dog food, raw diet: Ashley, You don t mention what you are feeding or how much, so that is difficult to answer. I am a raw feeder and it s very easy to regulate a raw diet up or down for weight management. If you re feeding a dry dog food, I would recommend feeding the...

Dogs: food, pedigree puppy, puppy chow
pedigree puppy, puppy chow, puppy food: The Pedigree is likely as good as anything. Unless it is what the shelter was feeding, the problem could be a sudden switch. I would stick with it for a while and see how she does. If she has firmed up as you near the end of the bag, buy a bag of the adult....

Dogs: food, puppy food, litter mates
puppy food, litter mates, dogs dogs: Lindsay, was she orphaned? Does she have any siblings? If so, she really ought to stay with them until they are 8 weeks old. During the period of time between 6 and 8 weeks, puppies learn valuable socialization and communications skills that they will need...

Dogs: food, table food, two dogs
table food, two dogs, half breed: Dear Thank you for your question. You really do need to start feeding your dog on a complete dog food (moist or tinned). Just giving your pet human food as its diet, doesnít give your dog is 6 daily nutritional requirements. It may mean you have to...

Dogs: food, proper diet, low fat diet
proper diet, low fat diet, doggy biscuits: there are many articles out there suggesting different amounts of various ingreidience. you should consider the source of the article. and discuss this with a licenses veterinarian before making changes in your dogs diet. as for youe idea of feeding doggy...

Dogs: food, petsmart stores, purina pro plan
petsmart stores, purina pro plan, purina one: www.iamscruelty.com check it out you ll cahnge brands quickly http://www.iamscruelty.com/videos.asp don t miss this page. Also they need to be on a large breed puppy kibble, I reccomend Authoirty from petsmart stores, Nutro, Purina one and purina...

Dogs: food, best dog food, science diet
best dog food, science diet, canned foods: Hi Javata; He should be on a formula for very active dogs. Iams, Science Diet, Waltham s. Eukenauba, and Nutro All have different formulas for different ages and amount of activity. Read the labels and find the one that best fits your dog s level of exercise...

Dogs: food, table scraps, canned foods
table scraps, canned foods, dry food: This is very BAD, simpley stop giving canned food all together, leave a dish of high quaility frsh dry kibble down after a day of not eatting the pug will decide the kbible isnt so bad and will eat it. The only way thisworks is firstly show the dog where it...

Dogs: food, german shepherd puppy, puppy chow
german shepherd puppy, puppy chow, buffalo fish: Hello thanks for your questions. Well everyone is going to suggest a better food then puppy chow it does have alot of corn and by products and no Real meat. royal Canin is a good food but contains lots of corn alos I highly reccomend Authority large breed...

Dogs: food, purina puppy chow, eagle pet products
purina puppy chow, eagle pet products, flint river ranch: I highly recommend one of the varieties of Eagle Pet Products, which is what I feed, and have for over 25 years; Eagle has GREAT products. Other good ones are Canidae, Wellness, Flint River Ranch, Solid Gold, California Natural, Natural Balance, Newman s Own....

Dogs: food aggression, daughter lives, westie
daughter lives, westie, training collar: Feed them separately in crates and you shouldn t have a problem. I wouldn t give any treats when the Westie is around. The Westie could be trained to behave better around the puppy if one of you has good reflexes. Just put her on a training collar and leash,...

Dogs: food agression, animal behavior specialist, sweet dogs
animal behavior specialist, sweet dogs, cesar millan: Food aggression is an issue which will take some time to fix, but this sounds like more than just food aggession. my best suggestion is to consult your veterinarian for a referal to an animal behavior specialist who can work directly with you to resolve this...

Dogs: food,exercise, purina puppy chow, dogs and puppies
purina puppy chow, dogs and puppies, puppy food: Hi Sandra, Congratulations on getting the puppy! If you only recently got the puppy, it would explain why she is fussy about the food. It may be a different brand than what she s been eating. A dog will not starve itself, don t worry she will eat. If...

Dogs: How much food and when do I feed my puppy, time karen, housebreaking
time karen, housebreaking, kibble: John, that really does depend on what type of food you are feeding. A high-premium food requires that less be fed than, say, a grocery-store food. Read the feeding label on the kibble you are feeding, but I would guess he might require something like one cup...

Dogs: food and laziness, puppy food, getting a puppy
puppy food, getting a puppy, tug toy: Hi Shawnie, Congratulations on getting a puppy! Most veterinarians recommend feeding a dry puppy food because this type of dog food is less expensive than canned foods and the crunchy kibble helps to minimize tartar build-up on those sharp baby teeth....

Dogs: food & pee, jack russell terrier, social animals
jack russell terrier, social animals, top dog: Dogs are social animals. Any time after 6 months, you can cut back to one meal a day, or 2 if you feel better. Thus, she can have you around when she eats. The peeing is fairly common and is called submissive urination. You need to be less dominate...

Dogs: food,toys,everything, google ca, plaqe
google ca, plaqe, puppy food: Hello and thank you for your questions, I reccomend Authority from petsmart only,technical, neutreance, purian on,p urina pro plan, nutro all types. be sure to get a puppy food in whatever you choose, try to feed mostly hard foods soft foods will make...

Dogs: food/treats, dash garlic powder, wheat germ
dash garlic powder, wheat germ, dogs dogs: Hi Barb, It s hard to say what s the best dog treat, it really depends on your budget. That said, it doesn t have to be at all expensive to treat your dog to healthy treats. Hot dogs are great to use when you re doing training. Most dogs are absolutely...

Dogs: food vomiting, dog biscuits, dogs dogs
dog biscuits, dogs dogs, science diet: Hi Angela; Chicken meat and dog biscuits is not a good diet for your dog. It does not give it all the nutrients it needs to be healthy, and may be giving it enough iron and protein to do some damage to the dog s health. How old is your dog? It would insure...

Dogs: food, consumers reports, adult dogs
consumers reports, adult dogs, science diet: Hi Brian; There is nothing wrong with Purina. It is the best of the Super Market brands, Most super markets don t carry Iams, tc. The problem with the super market brands is, they have fillers that help to fill up the bag, so it looks like you get more...

Dogs: foods, boxer puppy, breed puppies
boxer puppy, breed puppies, rottie: The food that you are using is fine. It is a great food. My Rottie is on this food and she has a wonderful coat since we started using it. She sheds a lot less. No by products is always something good to look for. You are doing just fine with the feeding....

Dogs: foot sensitive dog, muddy paws, abusive situation
muddy paws, abusive situation, shepherd mix: She may have had some bad toe nail trimming experience. Try this: Elevation for small puppies: Sit on the floor and gently put your hands around your pup s middle, below his front legs, and lift him up. He is facing you. Hold him for 15 seconds. ...

Dogs: formerly abused dog, housebreaking problems, closet shelving
housebreaking problems, closet shelving, wire grid: I think many of the housebreaking problems I see relate to the low quality of much of the housebreaking advice I see. Start over again my way. Much of housebreaking is not training the puppy, but making it easier for your puppy, you, and your carpet...

Dogs: foster dog, anxiety medication, shelter dogs
anxiety medication, shelter dogs, excessive barking: Hi Peggy; I have not had occasion to need anti-anxiety medications, but I would imagine there are such meds. I have given tranbquillizers since back in the 50s. The calming massage works as well as a tranquillizer, and I prefer not to put any more chemicals...

Dogs: my foster s afraid, border collie mix, border collie
border collie mix, border collie, collie: It sounds like she hasn t been around alot of situations in life-now the best thing to do is to start taking her out on little walks,even just for five minutes at a time also to get her used to people,put a leash on her,and have a friend try and pet her,and...

Dogs: foul odor, natures choice, natural yogurt
natures choice, natural yogurt, anal glands: Diet is the number one cause of nasty smells. Dogs fed on canned food (or McDonalds for dogs as I call it) will be very smelly, as will dogs fed on low-quality dried foods such as pedigree and supermarket own-brand food. What you need is a high quality dried...

Dogs: four dogs and only one potty trained, toy fox terrier, home health nurse
toy fox terrier, home health nurse, gulf breeze florida: I think crating will be the best way to go,but it would be best for them to be in separate crates-so they don t fight,and also if one makes a mess you will know what one it is,and they won t all walk in it Crates work because dogs will not want to spoil...

Dogs: My four month old shitzu has..., brewers yeast, cindy lou
brewers yeast, cindy lou, flea protection: Hello Angela, In most cases believe it or not it s because she likes it. Likes the taste and she finds something appealing about the smell. Hopefully she will grow out of it. Although my dogs still steel a tootsie roll out of the litter box every so often....

Dogs: frap, running in circles, frantic activity
running in circles, frantic activity, activity period: FRAP is usually associated with compulsive disorders. However, instead of the dog running in circles all of the time, there is something that usually triggers this behavior. It could be thunderstorms, guests in the house, a loud noise, something to that effect....

Dogs: How much freedom should our dog have inside the house?, border collie, nice furniture
border collie, nice furniture, den area: Hi Terri, Give him small amounts at a time. As long as he isn t being destructive, you can open up bigger and bigger space to him. He probably has matured enough to handle it now, but to play it safe, small amounts is the way to go. Hope this helps,...

Dogs: french mastiff, french mastiff, fertile time
french mastiff, fertile time, mastiff: she sounds like she was ready and now she is not fertile anymore, but how much is she bleeding. the bleeding on the 13th day should be lighter and sometimes clear with a dark ring. It will then go back to being red again for the rest of the season. Are...

Dogs: frequent excessive urination and drinking, excessive water consumption, blue heeler mix
excessive water consumption, blue heeler mix, excessive urination: Hi Nancy. A couple of things came to mind as I was reading your question. Excessive thirst and frequent urination can be a sign of diabetes. It also could simply be her response to warmer weather if it is, in fact, warm where you are. This is certainly...

Dogs: frequent urination, crate train, crate training
crate train, crate training, urine test: Hey again. Have you had any labwork run on her to check her kidney values?? This could be another possibility. Urinating 5 times in one hour it a lot, even for a puppy. I want to be sure there s no underlying problem that might get missed. Let me know.=) ...

Dogs: my friend kathy has a 10 yr...., american eskimo, adult dogs
american eskimo, adult dogs, spacious garage: Hi Frank, It s very common for dogs to hate to go outside in bad weather. I can t suggest anything for your friend, who also hates going out in the rain, but many dogs who hate the rain tolerate it better when they are wearing a waterproof dog coat, or...

Dogs: My friend's mini schnauzer, expressing anal glands, groomer
expressing anal glands, groomer, rear end: I ve had dogs here who died of old age and never had their anal glands expressed. Some dogs do need it done on a regular basis, but it should never be done routinely unless a dog has a need for it. And if they need it, they DO need it done. Anal gland stuff...

Dogs: My friend's Pomenranian is not eating......, pedigree puppy, vet check
pedigree puppy, vet check, good appetite: The food is almost never the problem. That is a myth mostly spread by people selling expensive chows and kooks You need to know your dog. If a dog that normally has a good appetite suddenly quits eating, it needs to see a vet. Something is wrong, and the...

Dogs: friend, doigs, those dogs
doigs, those dogs, sad situation: Hi Kathering; That is a sad situation to be in. If you try to talk to her, you will lose a friend, and probably won t help the doigs. You can call the Humane Society, and they will keep your name out of it, investigate, and if they can prove an unsatisfactory...

Dogs: Will they be friends again?, animal massage, terrifying experience
animal massage, terrifying experience, english setter: Hi Cassandra; I would guess that they were traumatized by that storm. That muct have been a terrifying experience for them. If humans experienced this kind of trauma and fright, and then changed so drastically, it would probably be said they had a nervous...

Dogs: frightened mineature schnauzer, puppy mill dogs, doggie park
puppy mill dogs, doggie park, obedience classes: Walk her. I cannot emphasize this enough. Twice daily , briskly at heel. Type alpha boot camp into your web browser , read and learn. Being the alpha in your home will make your girl feel more secure and much more at ease. Meanwhile do NOT increase her fear...

Dogs: frightened puppy, granddog, big dogs
granddog, big dogs, broken bones: What you can do first of all is try coaxing her with some treats,just give her a bit of a treat in exchange from being petted by someone of for comming out this often helps dogs come of there shell-also alot of it is just wait and see,dogs sometimes take time...

Dogs: frightened puppy, obedience school, american cocker
obedience school, american cocker, quiet country: Well that is very good idea to pet him at the same time as someone he is afraid of,as this will make him feel safer,and slowly as he grows more confident-stop petting him inbetween,like start petting him with someone else,then stop halfway through Also...

Dogs: fruits, shelley davis, blueberries
shelley davis, blueberries, papaya: Hi Clement, Thank you for writing to me and for caring about the food that your dog eats! In reading the ingredients you listed, I am shocked that raisins were included in this food. I would truly appreciate knowing which brand it is that has included...

Dogs: fruits for pomeranians, acidity levels, dog biscuits
acidity levels, dog biscuits, kind response: Hi Tess! Maybe I m just not in the know but I didn t realize that any kind of fruit was bad for dogs. I know you shouldn t give ANY fruit or vegetable in large quantities because it would cause diarrhea. But small amounts as treats shouldn t do any...

Dogs: fruits, science diet, store brands
science diet, store brands, proper nutrition: Unlike cats, which are carnivores, dogs are omnivores meaning that they eat both plant and meat materials. Therefore, you may see fruit/plant products on some dog food labels. The fruit could possibly be a source of fiber or carbohydrates in the dog food....

Dogs: funky jowl, intestinal blockages, teeth and gums
intestinal blockages, teeth and gums, lack of appetite: Hi Cathy and thanks for your question. I don t think it would be something I d take her to the vet for at this time, but if you notice any discharge, excessive swelling, pain, bleeding, malodor of breath, or lethargy, fever, vomiting, lack of appetite,...

Dogs: funny behavior, positive reinforcement, best guess
positive reinforcement, best guess, st bernard: Hi Michael, I m not sure I understand your question. Do you mean your dog physically turns his back towards you when you re commanding your dog to do something? It s easier than you think to teach your dog the wrong thing. Well-meaning owners do it...

Dogs: fur loss & scabs, medicated shampoo, frontline spray
medicated shampoo, frontline spray, anal area: Hi Natalie, It does sound like a sore from her scratching fleas. Fleas like to be around the tail end, the anal area. That is probably a good area that she can reach,therefore she concentrates on biting it. Try using a medicated shampoo, leave on 20 min...

Dogs: furry pit, shadow of a doubt, gene pool
shadow of a doubt, gene pool, mother and father: Hi Christina, Have you actually met your dog s mother and father? If you have seen both of your dog s parents (and know without a shadow of a doubt) that they are indeed your dog s parents, then one of your dog s grandparents wasn t all Pit Bull, and your...

Dogs: furunculosis, apple cider vinegar, chronic ear infections
apple cider vinegar, chronic ear infections, term cyst: Hi Melinda, Interdigital furuncles, are often referred to as interdigital cysts , they are fluid filled, swollen sacs between the toes. Along with the prescription medication, sometimes it helps to soak the dog s feet in Epson Salt or Massengale Douche...

Dogs: fussy doberman, dogs food, fussy eater
dogs food, fussy eater, doberman: Dear Julie Thank you for your question & your reply What I advise for your Doberman is too introduce a feeding plan. Firstly if your dog scratches at her bowl, do not reward her behaviour by give her any food. Food is a very important source to a dog....

Dogs: Gabriella, italian greyhound, puppie
italian greyhound, puppie, sweet thing: You didn t say how old she is, or was when you got her. The period between 6-12 weeks is very important to puppies. If Gabriella saw little of other dogs and people in that period, you could expect exactly that behavior. It is tough undoing such abuse....

Dogs: Gagging, and Retching., collapsed trachea, sensitive gag reflex
collapsed trachea, sensitive gag reflex, vet visit: Doesn t sound like reverse sneezing to me at all either, nor does it sound like a collapsed trachea, sounds like you ve covered everything. Are his tonsils swollen at all? I have seen little tiny toys like this gag when they had a bit of a sore throat. And...

Dogs: Gaining the trust of cocker spaniel who used to be a kennel dog, cocker spaniel, dog kennel
cocker spaniel, dog kennel, femal: Hello.. i know exactly what you are going through. I got a rescue dog and she was the same way. What you need is a trainer that can train the dog with your family at home with gently positive praise methods only. This will help your bond and also help the...

Dogs: Gaining the trust of an unsocialized dog, puppy mill, types of dogs
puppy mill, types of dogs, eye contact: Well what I would recomend is try dog obediance schools-those often help with confidence and any other problems you may have Sorry I wasn t more clear-I have worked with a number of abused/nervous dogs,I guess I should have meantioned there are trainers...

Dogs: GERMAN SHEPERD, meet the parents, temperment
meet the parents, temperment, life changes: Hi Alba, I need a few questions answered before I can help you. 1. How old was she when you got her? 2. Where did you get her from? 3. Did you meet the parents? 4. If you met the parents, how was their temperment? 5. How long has she been acting...

Dogs: General grooming, exercise questions, slicker brush, metal comb
slicker brush, metal comb, energy dogs: Hello, You wil want to wait until she has her three main vaccines and with the last will come her rabies vaccine....to walk her around off yuor property where other dogs may roam to insure she doenst come in contact with any illnesses that can prove fatal...

Dogs: General Questions, chow chows, chow chow
chow chows, chow chow, caots: Hi Saleem, sorry I took so long. Chows can be good dogs for those work hours. As they are not very active. As long as you spend quality time with them when you are at home. Also they require alot of training and socialization. As for the weather, there...

Dogs: Genital bleeding, bitch in season, knowledgable friend
bitch in season, knowledgable friend, human boys: I would get him into your vet for an examination as it sounds as though he might have some sort of infection going. He might have a bladder infection or stones, or something else. The crying and not eating is most likely due to the nearness of the bitch in...

Dogs: Genital bleeding, knowledgable friend, human boys
knowledgable friend, human boys, neuter: Are you sure he hasen t got to your bitch? Why don t you neuter? I asked a knowledgable friend of mine. Here is her opinion. Well, I would wipe the blood off his penis and see if it is coming from him or the female dog (which I would bet money is where...

Dogs: Head halters, parson russell, head halters
parson russell, head halters, obedience classes: Send me an e-mail at blueridgerescue@gmail.com and I ll be happy to send you pictures of the Easy Way halter! I never did have much luck with the no-pull harnesses; my dog just figured out how to more or less lift her front feet off the ground, bracing herself...

Dogs: George is throwing up, beneficial bacteria, digestive enzymes
beneficial bacteria, digestive enzymes, couple tablespoons: Hi Julie, The Orijen is a great food. I wouldn t switch him again. He may just be a gulper who eats too fast and has some regurgitation. I would recommend adding digestive enzymes to his food. There s a good one called Prozyme. He may just have a poor digestive...

Dogs: Geriatric dog keeps whining, moaning and barking, glucosamine and chondroitin, herbal remedies for anxiety
glucosamine and chondroitin, herbal remedies for anxiety, english bulldog: Hello Jennifer and thanks for your quesiton. Your husband and yourself could be on track with your assumption. It could also be a bit of senility from age. You might want to try some of the herbal remedies for anxiety to help calm her. She may be feeling...

Dogs: Geriatric dog, hospice care, hospital situation
hospice care, hospital situation, wildlife rehabilitator: Hi Kathy, 18 is a good long life. I m not sure what information you are looking for? As far as getting a vet to allow you to do home care, I always do my own home care. I basically am just straight forward with the vet, tell them my experience, and talk...

Dogs: Another German Shep Vomitting/Diarrhea, german shep, occasional diarrhea
german shep, occasional diarrhea, flint river ranch: Hi My puppy that just came from Germany had been so ill with this he was in hospital for IV s to just surrive. Vet could not find anything but stress, then all the dogs at home here came down with it. Some still have it now and then and it has been a week...

Dogs: German Shepard Behavior, doggie biscuit, absolute sweetheart
doggie biscuit, absolute sweetheart, proper guidance: HI MARTY SHEPHERDS BOND AND ARE HIGHLY LOYAL, SO WHEN U LEAVE THIS IS HER CHANCE TO PROVE TO YOU THIS BEHAVIOR IS UPSETTING HER. ALSO, SHE MIGHT HAVE SEPERATION ANXIETY, U WILL NEED A BEHAVIOR SPECIALISTS TO HELP YOU AS WRITING IS TOO HARD TO EXPLAIN ALL...

Dogs: German Shepard Chewing Front Right Paw, pet food market, german shepard puppy
pet food market, german shepard puppy, paul dear: Dear Paul Thank you for your question. The first thing I would advise is for you to take your dog to the vet, if you havenít done already. From my experience this could be either a medical problem or a behavioural problem. Medical Dog just like...

Dogs: German Shepard feeding, petsmart stores, purina pro plan
petsmart stores, purina pro plan, corn wheat: Hello, You gave every detail excet perhaps the most inportant...what brand of food and flavor of food is she eatting? Dogs do get picky sometimes and if the food isnt as flavorful as the previus or other dogs food they will go off it somewhat. I reccomend...

Dogs: German Shepard leg hurts, bee sting, german shepard
bee sting, german shepard, paws: Hi Connie, Since I can t see your dog or feel the leg, then I can only guess. Yes, it is very possible that he has sprained his leg,however, I don t know why he would be licking it. It sounds more to me like a small bite (spider?) or bee sting. These would...

Dogs: German Shepard Training, german shepherd breeders, walker hounds
german shepherd breeders, walker hounds, spectacular animals: Hello, Walter. German Shepherds are wonderful dogs. I have a 9.5 month old right now, as a matter of fact. The law enforcement breeder that you refer to, do you know what bloodlines of dogs he/she has? Making sure your dog comes from good stock is of utmost...

Dogs: German Shepard now vomits, heartworm infection, annoying sound
heartworm infection, annoying sound, excessive barking: Hi Steve, Throwing up yellow frothy liquid means your dog s stomach is empty, by itself it not really a symptom of anything, but vomiting several times a day isn t normal. If you think it s annoying hearing your dog trying to catch his breath, just think...

Dogs: German Shepard, fleas and ticks, shiny coats
fleas and ticks, shiny coats, german shepard: Hi Chris Make sure the dog is flea free? If not, this is causing this for sure, fleas can cause dogs to just chew to blood, also they carry disease. If you go to my site, click on springtime, get Fresh Factors and Bus Off for fleas and ticks. Fresh Factors...

Dogs: German Shepherd, vet trips, cindy lou
vet trips, cindy lou, vets office: Hello Kay, Have they suggested that you muzzle her before you enter the vets office? This would help with her biting. And then lay her down in submission. They should be familiar with this term. Sometimes if you wait to muzzle the dog after entering the...

Dogs: German Shepherd with allergies, female german shepherd, allergy pills
female german shepherd, allergy pills, champion stock: Hello, Dogs are very prone to getting or having allergies now if she is of good champion stock I thikn she can still be bred....some breeds are more prone to allergies then others personly two of my dogs have allergies and sure enough after reading more into...

Dogs: German Shepherd elbow, homeopathic remedy, laura murphy
homeopathic remedy, laura murphy, skin growth: Hi Steve. My favorite topical cream for skin issues is Calendula lotion, ointment, or gel. It s my first go-to answer for anything skin related. A homeopathic remedy that might help is Silica. A 30C dose of Silica, given twice a day for 1-3 days will...

Dogs: German Shepherd sheeding, peanut oil, german shepherd
peanut oil, german shepherd, dries: There is nothing wrong with bathing your dog. It does not dry the skin out. What dries the skin out is if you don t rinse the soap out. So go ahead and bathe as often as you like..just rinse and rinse again. As far as the dander, I would be most interested...

Dogs: German Shepherd with stomach noises, stomach noises, plain yogurt
stomach noises, plain yogurt, science diet: Hi John, Actually, the antacid really might help your dog. Excessive formation of gases in the stomach or intestine is usually associated with noticeable flatulence, belching, borborygmus (stomach noises), abdominal distention, or any combination of these...

Dogs: German Shepherd - training Regression, white german shepherd, obedience trainer
white german shepherd, obedience trainer, purina one: That IS strange. It could be that she s just being stubborn and it s time to introduce some corrections for disobedience so that she understands that following a command is something she must do, and not something she can choose not to do. It could also be...

Dogs: German Shepherd training.., sport in germany, google
sport in germany, google, german friends: HI WES JUST RESEARCH ON THE NET ON GOOGLE IS THE BEST SHUTZHUND IS JUST A SPORT IN GERMANY AS TENNIS IS HERE. ONLY IT CAN GET OUT OF CONTROL WITH TOO FAST OF TITLING AND PUSHING DOGS TO THE LIMIT. I KNOW FOR I KNOW GERMAN FRIENDS THAT DO THIS TO TITLE...

Dogs: German Shepherd, birth defect, german shepherds
birth defect, german shepherds, german shepherd: Thanks for your question. Yes that is very strange that there is only 1 puppy in each litter large dogs should be having at least 5 in there first litter. She might have had birth defect in her that was passed on to her puppies. Thats very possible. Also...

Dogs: German sheperd barking at his own reflection, hind feet, windows and doors
hind feet, windows and doors, jenn: Hi Jenn; I think he knows it is HIS reflection. Stand there with him so he can see your reflection beside him, if he doesn t know it is him, that should teach him after awhile. We had a cat once that would see her reflection in something, and she would...

Dogs: German shepherd, need help asap please, male german shepherd, aggressive dogs
male german shepherd, aggressive dogs, holty: Getting him neutered will reduce dog aggression,so do that first Then what you need to do is to get him a prong collar,it looks awful,but it s not,it actually reminds the dog of being scruffed by it s mother-anyways when you get one of those and he acts...

Dogs: German shepherd weight and yard training, female german shepherd, gsds
female german shepherd, gsds, male golden retriever: She should continue to fill out, so I wouldnt worry about the weight, most GSDs look gangly at this stage. About the toilet. You need something to define it from any other area in the yard. Use a sindpit, or enclose it somehow, just so it looks different....

Dogs: Germna Shephard, cod liver oil, degenerative myelopathy
cod liver oil, degenerative myelopathy, neurologic diseases: Hi Renee, It is important in German shepherds to distinguish between degenerative joint diseases, such as hip dysplasia, arthritis, and neurologic diseases, such as degenerative myelopathy. They can have very similar signs but have very different outcomes...

Dogs: Gestation period for Chinese Cresteds, becky bell, linda mullins
becky bell, linda mullins, chinese cresteds: Hi Mary! I m afraid I won t be much help to you as far as breeding questions go, as I have never bred any. My three are pets that were neutered/spayed as soon as I got them. Like you, I thought 63 days was the general amount of time. I have not heard...

Dogs: Gestation period, border colly, canine midwifery
border colly, canine midwifery, breeding dogs: Hi Marinda, thanks for the question. I m guessing this was an accident. Well I suggest in the furture you have your dog spayed. It is better for her health, as having pups is a big strain. Plus puppies, when raised correctly, and sold correctly, are hard...

Dogs: Ginger: still peeing in crate, german shepard mix, split level
german shepard mix, split level, pitbull: I would crate her as close to the outside door as possible so that you don t have as far to take her out.... and then go very quickly. Here with puppies, I open the crate doors and RUN as fast as I can while calling them before they pee; we live in a split-level,...

Dogs: Girl Boxer is in heat, veterinary opthalmologist, hip dysplasia
veterinary opthalmologist, hip dysplasia, heat cycles: Write on a calendar the first day you saw bleeding, and plan on keeping the dogs separated for four weeks. Heat cycles in most bitches last for three weeks, but some can run a bit longer... and the males love to pester the bitches that first week they are...

Dogs: Give a dog a bone., cow hooves, shank bones
cow hooves, shank bones, adult dogs: I don t recommend animal bones at all really except for knuckle or shank bones sold in petstores. Ribs can splinter and puncture the dogs innards...so can ham bones/T bones, pork chop bones. And chicken bones are generally lethal since they tear up the dogs...

Dogs: Giving cheese to a small dog, chocolate chip cookies, chocolate chips
chocolate chip cookies, chocolate chips, dogs and cats: Gee here we go again. People with good intentions, but little information, telling us how to raise our babies.LOl I give my dogs cheese, my cat too. Too much cheese can constipate them, just like it does some adults. I only have to watch how much I give...

Dogs: Giving a dog a "job", basic obedience training, boxer mix
basic obedience training, boxer mix, service tasks: Dear Garry, Thanks for the interesting question. When people talk about giving a dog a job, it usually refers to a creative training program. Practice the already learned commands in various locations and on longer walks. Take your dog to a park and practice...

Dogs: Giving my dog away, environment city, new cat
environment city, new cat, best thing since sliced bread: This is a tough question. The older a dog, the worse they cope with changes. If you are able to cope with leaving her behind, maybe that would be best. It would be great if you could occasionally comeback for a visit. I thank you for looking at this from...

Dogs: GLUCOSAMINE-FOLLOW UP Q., nutrition vitamins, personality changes
nutrition vitamins, personality changes, happy mix: Sorry this has taken so long. I have tried to answer this, write my answer, and for some reason, can t get it to send. My computer is a dinosaur, that may be the problem.LOL I am glad I could help. Yes, the Humane sociaty funds this program. We set aside...

Dogs: Glucosamine and bed wetting, arthritis rheumatism, thyroid medication
arthritis rheumatism, thyroid medication, arthritis conditions: Hi Adrienne :-) I have heard of Glucusimine causing bed wetting in Dogs and some forms of Glucusimine contain a Dieurtic which will make a animal urinate more frequently than usual. I have found a website for you which may be of some use. It is for...

Dogs: GOLDEN RETRIEVER, evening primrose oil, prescription antihistamines
evening primrose oil, prescription antihistamines, acid derivatives: Hi Lori, I m sorry to hear of your dog s poor health. At this point, you may not be inclined to have additional testing done on your dog, but it s only through a skin scraping test, and possible additional blood work that you might find the cause of...

Dogs: Golden lab
It sounds like the dog is very submissive-what you can try is have the boy give the dog a little treat when he comes over,so that the dog learns he is a friend and doesn t want to hurt him It may take some time,but this is usually the best approac...

Dogs: Golden puppy pees elsewhere despite being housebroken, male german shepherd, golden puppy
male german shepherd, golden puppy, australian origin: Yes, I still think an infection needs to be ruled out, but I don t *think* you have to actually take HIM to the vet. I think you can take a urine sample, but you ll need to call them first to be sure. It could be that he doesn t want to soil on the papers...

Dogs: My Golden Retriever, fatcow, f120
fatcow, f120, tear drops: Red, as in stained, or red as in Golden Retriever red (as opposed to gold)? Some dogs hair stains red from the pH of their saliva and tear drops and if her pH has changed recently then she should be checked over by your vet. If the hair is just coming...

Dogs: Golden Retriever, cindy lou, swelling of the vulva
cindy lou, swelling of the vulva, white discharge: Hello Sharon-Kim, Here is what you experience when a dog goes into heat. You may notice a slight swelling of the vulva for approx. 3 days then bleeding for approx. 7 days, she will stop bleeding and may notice a white discharge, even if you do not this...

Dogs: Golden Retriever Ear Problem, puppy food, yeast infection
puppy food, yeast infection, adult food: First of, go to www.nzymes.com and call STAN (877-816-6500) and order some OXY DROPS (he may also recommend N zymes). Next, Call Back to Basics and CHANGE THE FOOD you are feeding . I recommend Back to Basics to my students who have dogs with Ear and skin...

Dogs: Golden Retriever--not eating/vomiting, veterinary medical association, commercial dog food
veterinary medical association, commercial dog food, holistic veterinarian: Dear JB, Thank you for writing to me about your Golden. Twenty pounds of weight loss is dramatic and an indication of a serious condition, possibly life threatening. I am shocked that your vet didn t probe further in seeking a cause of your dog s...

Dogs: Golden Retriever help, liver enzymes, white blood cells
liver enzymes, white blood cells, ultrasound test: Hi alison; He is in the best place possible. Wait for all the tests to be finished. I know it is hard to sit calmly by and wait, but he is where he can get care. Maybe the Ultrasound will show uo something. He may have swallowed something that will not...

Dogs: Golden Retriever question., dominant leaders, face mouth
dominant leaders, face mouth, human contact: Hi Shawn, She is not trying to be dominant, she is trying to be affectionate. Watch how dogs interact with each other. They mouth each other, lick each other etc. It is a form of affection. I don t know what you are reading about a dog forcing themselves...

Dogs: Golden Retriever's Skin, natural raw diet, chicken soup for the dog lover
natural raw diet, chicken soup for the dog lover, canned mackerel: Shauna, You don t mention what you are feeding, but this sounds like it could be diet related. I have had the best results with a natural raw diet, or at least a home cooked one. If you aren t able to do that, canned food is better than dry. My recommendations...

Dogs: Golden Retriever-seizures, vanilla ice cream, pedigree dog food
vanilla ice cream, pedigree dog food, link food: Hi Brigitte, Vanilla does NOT prevent seizures, some people use it AFTER their dog has had a seizure (called the post-ictal phase). Having a little something to eat seems to helps some dogs, maybe it has something to do with blood sugar levels, I don t...

Dogs: Golden Retriever, causes of bad breath, gastrointestinal disease
causes of bad breath, gastrointestinal disease, tooth decay: Hi Nicole, After ruling out tooth decay, some other causes of bad breath in dogs are diet, tonsillitis, pharyngitis (a bacterial infection of the thoat, it would respond to antibiotics), gastrointestinal disease including cancers and obstructions, diabetes...

Dogs: Golden's red paw problem, red paw, sheltie
red paw, sheltie, vet: Hi Andrew, I m sorry, but I don t recall the question you re referring to. I get an awful lot of questions. If you d like to get back to me with your dog s specific problem, I might be able to offer a suggestion. If this is a problem that your dog...

Dogs: Golden retreviers, koi goldfish, guard dog
koi goldfish, guard dog, goldfish: Wow! I don t know of too many people who know that little about goldens(no offence), and I am happy you asked. Good info to know if you would like to get one.Yes they are VERY active. They slow down after about 5-6 years. Goldens are about the happiest breed...

Dogs: Golden retreviers, dogs golden retrievers, greedy dogs
dogs golden retrievers, greedy dogs, medium yard: Golden retrievers are large family oriented dogs. These dogs are active as puppies and their puppylike behavior can go on for 2 years or more. They enjoy human companionship. These are not dogs that should be left alone without stimulation. They get along...

Dogs: Golden retreviers, small breed dogs, dogs cats
small breed dogs, dogs cats, golden retriever: Hello, I have never had a Golden Retriever so I really am not a good one to help you. If I were you, I would go to the AKC website and check out the breed there. Sorry, wish I was of more help, but I have always had small breed dogs. God Bless, ...

Dogs: Golden retreviers, guinea pig cage, storage cubes
guinea pig cage, storage cubes, golden retreviers: Your link took me to a guinea pig cage site. Most of the pet stores sell the Vari-Kennel or Pet Porter brand crates. Either in the large size would be great for a Golden for about $50. If you travel much, it may be worth while to spend extra on the easier...

Dogs: Golden retriever 1 yr on 12-27-06, dog obedience school, canine sports
dog obedience school, canine sports, flyball: Probably the best thing would be to enroll him in dog obedience school,as they can work on these problems with your whole family,there s alot of trainers around,so call around for the one you like also because he is active,perhaps getting him involved in...

Dogs: Golden retriever with other dogs, golden retriever puppy, jack russell terrier
golden retriever puppy, jack russell terrier, small dogs: I think a female would be the best choice,as one male is usually enough-i think she would fit right in if you pretty much do the same stuff for her as you do the lab,I think the other dogs will take her pretty well as they are used to living a with other dogs...

Dogs: Golden retriever problem, liver enzymes, white blood cells
liver enzymes, white blood cells, ultrasound test: Hi Allison, I am sorry I couldn t get back to you sooner, but it sounds like he got into some sort of poison or got a very bad infection, but normally when something hits that fast it is normally from something foreign like a poison getting into the body....

Dogs: Golden retriever puppies, giant schnauzer puppies, golden retriever puppies
giant schnauzer puppies, golden retriever puppies, fading puppy: Well, I only deal with 13-20# dogs so I m really not much help, but 4 ounces a day would equal a weight gain of about a pound every four days. That is LOTS more than mine gain, but I cannot say if that is adequate for Goldens. I actually stop weighing mine...

Dogs: Golden retriever question, glucosamine and chondroitin, natural pain killer
glucosamine and chondroitin, natural pain killer, rocky mountain spotted fever: Rodney, Limping can be symptomatic of many problems, from a sprained ankle to arthritis setting in to Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever. Without being examined by a veterinarian, there s not going to be any way we can diagnose her. If you are wanting to put...

Dogs: Golden retriever, balsa wood airplane, none of that stuff
balsa wood airplane, none of that stuff, drama queens: Hi Patty; I got that same question a few months back. Their dog ate rocks. I don t know whay these little nuts do some of the strange things they do. When my first German Shepherd was about 5 montyhs old, I cought her eating glass. A glass I kept on the...

Dogs: Golden Vomiting immediately after drinking water, sensitive stomach, megaesophagus
sensitive stomach, megaesophagus, acid reflux: This sounds very much like megaesophagus, and is a hereditary condition when seen in puppies. It can also develop in older dogs for no known reason. Here are a couple sites to help explain this disease for you: http://www.upei.ca/cidd/Diseases/GI%20disorders/megaesophagus.htm...

Dogs: Golden, medicated shampoo, cindy lou
medicated shampoo, cindy lou, grooming shop: Hello Karen, I understand your problem, I would look for a mobil groomer to come to your home. If you do not have one in your area, then call a local grooming shop and ask if anyone would be interested in coming to your home. As far as you doing it yourself,...

Dogs: Some Good days,,,some bad,,,,, flagly, male pup
flagly, male pup, parisite: Over the counter meds avlible at petstores don t work well if at all I m not sure if this is what the breeder gave you or not but sounds like it....I d take them both to the vets they could possibly be allergic to something in the kibble or have a bad case...

Dogs: Good dog food, walthams, science diet
walthams, science diet, lable: Hi amber; I don t really know about Pedigree. Of the brands you buy in a supermarket, Purina is best. The brands you buy in the supermarket are allowed to have fillers put in to make it look like you get more food for the money. The more expensive brands...

Dogs: Good dogs for kids, basset hounds, getting a puppy
basset hounds, getting a puppy, good dogs: Robyn, any dog can be good with kids providing the kids know how to properly behave around the dog. There is no one magical breed that is perfect for people with kids. There are examples of every breed that are excellent with kids as well as examples of every...

Dogs: Goose Poop, goose poop, miniature schnauzers
goose poop, miniature schnauzers, vitamin deficiency: Hi Christena; I would not take him to that park anymore, or would put him on leash as soon as he starts eating goose poop. Maybe if he associates eating it with getting put back on a leash and not getting to run free, he will stop. I would talk this over...

Dogs: Goose Poop, goose poop, annual physicals
goose poop, annual physicals, sorry god: Hi Christena, The main reason why I think you probably should not let this happen, is that they can get parasites from the geese.I have no idea how to keep them away, you will probably have to walk them on leashes. There is no easy answer here, sorry....

Dogs: Gordons, black magic woman, owner surrender
black magic woman, owner surrender, retired show: I sort of remember Sam being placed, and the situation. I am of course a member of TarTan. As far as Boo goes, I know Sue Linhares, but don t remember the breeding at all. It is an interesting story I m sure. I am glad she has found a home with you. Where...

Dogs: GR's odd Eating habbit., stainless steel bowl, rubber ring
stainless steel bowl, rubber ring, strange reason: Hi Dim. I was puzzeled also by your dogs behaviour, so I asked a great trainer friend of mine. Her name is Tracy, heres what she thinks is going on. I have found that for some strange reason some dogs don t like their noses to touch the sides of...

Dogs: GRASS, nutritional deficiencies, dogs and cats
nutritional deficiencies, dogs and cats, wild dogs: Hi Graham, The short answer is no one knows for sure why dogs eat grass but there are a few theories. Many veterinarians consider grass eating by dogs and cats to be quite normal. The primary concern is that your puppy does not eat grass that has been...

Dogs: Grass Seeds, west highland terrier, grass seeds
west highland terrier, grass seeds, comfrey oil: Hi Cliona, I found your question in the unanswered pool and wanted to respond, as I often use homeopathics on my pets. Silica is, indeed, wonderful for expelling foreign bodies. I use it for my children for splinters and it works like a charm. For your...

Dogs: Gray skin/flakey, vet visits, puupy
vet visits, puupy, gray skin: Hi Jenn :-) The pimples sound like a skin infection or even Dog Acne which is sometimes known as Canine Bacterial Acne. You will need to see the Vet for this because he will require treatment as Bacteria can spread like wild fire. The flaky skin sounds...

Dogs: Great Dane, great dane, spayed
great dane, spayed, births: Hi Kim; Doesn t sopund stupid to me. Has she recently been in season? The surest way is to have her checked by her vet. For the very early stages, I am not sure. With the exception of one dog I had years ago, all mine have ben spayed, so we didn t have...

Dogs: My Great Dane, breakfast lunch dinner, purina dog chow
breakfast lunch dinner, purina dog chow, appetite stimulant: Hi Sheriell, First of all, if your vet doesn t think she s too skinny, I wouldn t worry too much about what other people say. If your dog is active and healthy and your vet thinks you re doing fine, don t worry about her. Every dog is different and yours...

Dogs: Great Dane, great danes, great dane
great danes, great dane, dog trainer: Hi, Diane! Heeling can be one of the easiest, or most difficult things to teach a dog. Some dogs are naturals at it, and others just don t seem to get it! It would be helpful if you could tell me what all you ve tried so far, to teach him to heel, so I don...

Dogs: Great Dane/Black Lab!, obedience class, nose print
obedience class, nose print, black labrador: The older he is, the more persistent you will need to be. The solution to a stubborn dog, is a stubborn owner. It would be best if you could train him to ride on the floor, if he fits. Maybe he would still be big enough to see distractions. I had one Lab...

Dogs: Great Dane/Black Lab!, drs foster smith, paper grocery bags
drs foster smith, paper grocery bags, black labrador: He could just be excited, or it could be nervousness and anxiety causing him to whine and cry while in the car. Or, he could be overwhelmed by all of the activity he sees out the windows. I m assuming it s while you re en route - that you aren t stopping somewhere...

Dogs: My Great Dane Looks Emaciated, breakfast lunch dinner, purina dog chow
breakfast lunch dinner, purina dog chow, heartworm test: When I worked at the shelter we always gave the Emaciated dogs Soft Can food, you can also give her puppy canned food. We would all give then our leftover people food too! They like liversausage if you have to give them pills, you can give her vitamins for...

Dogs: Great Dane Mix, blue heeler mix, mixed breed dogs
blue heeler mix, mixed breed dogs, getting a puppy: Hi Scott, Congratulations on getting a puppy! I just know she s beautiful! As far as how big this puppy is going to be when grown, it s impossible to guess. With mixed breed dogs, there can be size and coat differences within a litter, making the guessing...

Dogs: Great Dane Sleeping Habits, dane puppy, sleeping habits
dane puppy, sleeping habits, great dane: Dogs sleep a good deal of the day. Puppies usually a bit more than an adult dog. It sounds to me like he s behaving pretty normally. As long as he s healthy in every other way, vaccinated, eating properly. normal temp.feeling well and looking good, no parasites,...

Dogs: Great Dane Tail Injury, thick brush, great danes
thick brush, great danes, great dane: Hi Jessica and thanks for your question. This is nicknamed happy tail . My beagles get it when hunting hard in thick brush. They wag their tails so fiercely, the bushes and briars damage the end of it. Fortunately, my dogs tails heal quickly, but many...

Dogs: Great Dane tear duct, tear duct, tear ducts
tear duct, tear ducts, great danes: You definitely should show it to the vet on your next regular visit. Keep an eye on it, and at any sign it is getting worse, make a special trip for it. I don t have wide enough experience to to say if tear duct problems are common Great Danes. You...

Dogs: Great Dane, full blood count, liver function test
full blood count, liver function test, kidney problem: Hi Mike :-) It is difficult to say what could be causing your Dog to wet the bed. If there is another animal.....cat or Dog in your house, then this could be why your Dog is wetting the bed. Dogs are very territorial and do not like another animals scent...

Dogs: Great dog, one bad habit, bad habit, medical issue
bad habit, medical issue, westie: Dear Aileen, Thanks for the question. The Westie (I ll call her Patsy) may or may not be able to hold it. Have Patsy checked by the vet to make sure we re not dealing with a medical issue. How much attention does she get at 2 am? Do they give her a treat?...

Dogs: Great Pyrenees, prospective breeders, great pyrenees
prospective breeders, great pyrenees, www country: Hi Rita- The best way to select a good breeder is to check around with people that have the Pyr s. and then talk to that breeder as well as the person with the dog. You might want to call around to some area vets to see if they know of any breeders. AKC...

Dogs: Green filled nose, vet hospital, shetland sheepdog
vet hospital, shetland sheepdog, nasal cancer: Hi Jade, Clear nasal discharge, which may be accompanied by sneezing, can be seen in animals that have allergies. Because the discharge you re seeing isn t clear, but green (aka purulent), you shouldn t take this laying down. Green nasal discharge can...

Dogs: Green puss, bladder infection, inflammation of the prostate
bladder infection, inflammation of the prostate, prepuce: Hi Nicole, Preputial discharge is any substance flowing from the prepuce, which is the fold of skin that covers the penis. Often, licking at the prepuce/penis accompanies the discharge. Preputial discharge may consist of blood, urine or pus. The normal...

Dogs: Green stuff in my dogs mouth?, playful pup, liver infection
playful pup, liver infection, bad obsession: Thanks for your question. Yes it could be plaque. That can be solved by going to your local petstore and getting a tooth brush and paste. Your groomer will also do this for you with will help alot. But beings that he is so young I wouldnt think that that...

Dogs: Green Tea, heart disease rate, tea consumption
heart disease rate, tea consumption, guinea pigs: Hi Julia, Thank you for writing to me about your dog, who is lucky enough to have a health conscious caretaker! Green tea is an immune booster and would be great to give to your dog. Sorry about the loss of your dog to cancer. There are many other...

Dogs: Green watery Eyes?, clove of garlic, brewers yeast
clove of garlic, brewers yeast, kinds of dogs: Hi Linda, It is not unusual for a dog to accumulate some crusty material in the corners of their eyes. But when the is green or yellowish, or has an odor and/or the eyes are red or swollen it indicates an infection. There are different kinds of infections,...

Dogs: Grey dogs, grey dogs, cihuahua
grey dogs, cihuahua, russian blues: I think this is just a case of semantics. Weimaraners come in gray, as do poodles (who also come in blue!)Shelties and collies come in blue merle, but are mostly gray (same with a few other breeds). Dobermans come in blue and tan. In cats, Russian Blues are...

Dogs: Greyhound adoption and small dogs &cat, little bitty town, greyhound puppies
little bitty town, greyhound puppies, greyhound puppy: Hi Karen; Well, two pups is not too much for me, but you know better how much time you have to tend to them. Can you enlist the kids? If you could handle 10 dogs and 2 cats, I don t think 2 little puppies will be too much for you. As for HER!!! First,...

Dogs: Greyhound house training, pee poop, nutricalm
pee poop, nutricalm, interval training: Well what you can try and do is changing when you feed him,if you can don t feed him for about 3 or 4 hours before you go out(unless it is impossible I understand in many cases it is)and no water for about an hour before leaving him alone Another thing,try...

Dogs: Greyhound peeing indoors, retired greyhounds, retired racing
retired greyhounds, retired racing, rescue group: My number 1 suggestion is just what you already are doing - go to the vet. While you are there, be SURE to tell the vet her behaviours. Vets nowdays learn about behaviour and can be quite helpful. Between now and then, call someone at the rescue group...

Dogs: Greyhound Seperation Anxiety?, seperation anxiety, month today
seperation anxiety, month today, muzzle: Congratulations! It sounds to me like you are doing an EXCELLENT job! (Now you see why I like to be a foster home - a half-way-house so they can get used to a home before actual adoption.) I could write a lot, but I think what I will do is this: 1)...

Dogs: Greyhound Whimpering, nighttime hours, ticking clock
nighttime hours, ticking clock, whimpers: Hi Neil; I have never raised a greyhound, not have I fosterd one, so I a not that aware of their personality traits that might differ from other breeds. So many of the ones that come to the rescue groups, greyhounds and other breeds, have had a little to...

Dogs: Grinding..., molars, puppy
molars, puppy, puppies: At 9 weeks, no, it s not a teething issue. Teething doesn t happen until sometime between 4 and 6 months, and then the back molars come in at around 10-12 months. I ve never heard of a puppy grinding his/her teeth before either, Jeff. Could you tell me...

Dogs: Groomers, place thanks, poop
place thanks, poop, nervousness: Happens everyday. Dogs poop when they get nervous. Let me assure you that they do not act like that the entire time they are at the groomers. As soon as mommy walks out the door, the act is over. I swear they do it to make their owners feel guilty. (and...

Dogs: Grooming, frosty paws, behavioral therapist
frosty paws, behavioral therapist, apparantly: Hi Sandra; someone really did a number on this litle lady, didn t they? Know what it sounds like? Maybe she was abused, and maybe she was just never trained, in any way. some people get little dogs like this, and think they don t need to be trained not...

Dogs: Grooming, andis clipper, american eskimo
andis clipper, american eskimo, cindy lou: Hello Anthony, Yes, I prefer the andis clipper. You would want to get the 2 speed as when you get to the thick areas, like around the neck and rear legs you will want the extra power. To get 1/2 inch length you would use a #3 or #4 blade. The problem with...

Dogs: Grooming, mild shampoo, cindy lou
mild shampoo, cindy lou, fleas: Hello, Actually a shower would be better as it is easier to rinse the shampoo out of the hair. But the answer is still the same as often as you feel your dog needs it. If you bathe your pet often lets say every 2 weeks or so then more than likely a mild...

Dogs: Grooming, san marcos texas, andis
san marcos texas, andis, human hair: I have used only the Oster 2 speed A5, so I really can t compare. They all can be used to cut human hair. As far as what blades/combs, I guess that would depend on how short you want to go. A shave down blade- I use a 7F. Andis does make a 3 blade. That...

Dogs: Grooming, golden a5, vet visit
golden a5, vet visit, grooming shop: There is no reason why you can t shave your golden. We do it all the time. The only thing is, you must leave at least 1/4 of an inch of hair so she will not get itchy or sunburn. In order to do this you will have to buy a professional clipper. They can...

Dogs: Grooming, undercoat rake, dog clippers
undercoat rake, dog clippers, puffball: That depends on what you mean by machine . If you meant dog clippers, there should be no problem as long as you don t cut her too short. Do know that clipping her will cause her to lose her color and lighten up and will probably cause her to look something...

Dogs: Grooming, cocker spaniel, groomer
cocker spaniel, groomer, trimed: I would try just taking her in without benadryl. Talk to the groomer before you make the appt. and explain the situation. Groomers are way more experienced in handling a troublesome case then a vet. The vet will muzzle her, probably drug her and this will...

Dogs: Grooming, andis agc, loose skin
andis agc, loose skin, clippers: hi Hannah, Get the Andis AGC 2 speed from www.petedge.com with a # 10 blade included. You will NOT use that on the body, but on his pads. For his body get a Wahl #7F (F stands for finishing) blade. Go WITH the hair grain. It will take a few times...

Dogs: Grooming, good sleep, giving him something
good sleep, giving him something, deep sleep: I had a dog once that hated having her nails cut and I would let her fall into a deep sleep and just play with her paws. Then one day while she was in a deep sleep, I clipped just one nail. Of course she jumped up, and when she did i praised her as if she...

Dogs: Grooming, html products, suction cup
html products, suction cup, uncertain terms: I don t think any dog enjoys being groomed or bathed, but they certainly can learn to tolerate it. Trying to get out of the tub during bathing is a pretty common reaction in youngsters, and you just need to be firm and tell him in no uncertain terms that he...

Dogs: Grooming, webzoom, hoobly
webzoom, hoobly, lasha: The advantage to having a dog like this is that it can look just about any way you want as there is no wrong look. Here are a few images: http://www.furbabyrescue.com/gifs/Oliver.jpg http://www.kelseysdoghouse.com/images/Grooming%20Images/Groom/Leo.jpg...

Dogs: Grooming Business Question, medicated baths, teeth brushing
medicated baths, teeth brushing, brushers: Hello Beth, See what is most common in you area. In my area most if not all groomers get 50% of their grooming. A smart owner will hire bather/brushers on an hourly rate to do the bath only dogs. Now keep in mind that to me a bath only will also include...

Dogs: Grooming a bolonaise, cindy lou, frizzies
cindy lou, frizzies, smidge: Hello Jackie, When a Bolonaise is shown, basically they are just a bath and fluff out. So the first thing you need to do is decide how you want your dogs hair to look like. Long ( you would use the #40 blade under a snap on comb) the snap on comb extends...

Dogs: Grooming Cats and Dogs, private label manufacturer, serrated blade
private label manufacturer, serrated blade, new product introductions: Hello Barbara, My favorite type of scissor: I always use an eight and one half length and light weight for scissoring poodles and such. I use a thicker width blade for cockers and breeds where the hair would bend the light weight blades. I love the light...

Dogs: Grooming Huskey mix, flea and tick control, fleas and ticks
flea and tick control, fleas and ticks, diet changes: Well you picked one of the most shedding breeds there is. You will need to purchase what is called a rake. It has long teeth on it that gets down to the skin. You will have to rake that undercoat out...which will be an endless process. If you catch the hotspot...

Dogs: Grooming help, yorki poo, washing maching
yorki poo, washing maching, pin brush: Here is the key sentence in your email I usually stop when he is out of control ...He won. You stopped. YOU must be the one to win. Put him up on something when you brush him...a TV tray, the washing maching..etc..Put a throw rug or towel down so he...

Dogs: Grooming a Keeshound, thinning shears, metal comb
thinning shears, metal comb, matt combs: Hello Starr, that is a tricky area to get. Most groomers would shave that matt out only because scissoring such a matt so close to the skin you run the risk of cutting the dog. Of course it will leave a gap in the hair. If you could find an experienced...

Dogs: Grooming Lhasa Apso's, oster clipper, lhasa apso
oster clipper, lhasa apso, andis: Depends how short you want to go...if your looking for a short summer shave down.. a 7F is the shortest I would go. Any closer and you have to worry about sunburn or clipper burn. A 4 blade is the longest length in the blades (although Andis makes a 3 which...

Dogs: Grooming long-haired cat, oster golden a5, sized blade
oster golden a5, sized blade, cindy lou: Hello Sue, As painful as this sounds, it really is minimal compared to the slow removal done with shaving. Take a metal grooming comb, go close to the matt and litterly comb under the matt and pull it out. This is what you do when the matts are spred out....

Dogs: Grooming my new puppy, cindy lou, ear hair
cindy lou, ear hair, trimed: Hello Jana, Start her grooming at 4 months of age. She may or may not need much hair trimed but she will need the hair around her eyes, stomach, rear end and feet trimmed. Her nails will need clipping and her ear hair removed to prevent ear infections....

Dogs: Grooming Pekingese, oster a5, pekingese
oster a5, pekingese, groomers: Double coated breeds are harder to shave down...especially hard to get a smooth look-also, the hair many times does not grow back very good. It looks dry and frizzy. I use a Oster A5 with a 7F blade to shave down a Pek. Also note that the dog should be bathed...

Dogs: Grooming A Poodle's Ears, toy poodle, friedship
toy poodle, friedship, couple options: There are a couple options for you...but to me having the dog put under is not one of them. That makes me question the vet you are going to. I don t see why a vet would need to put the dog under. Ear pulling is not that hard. Plus this has to be expensive...

Dogs: Grooming Question, anal glands, tibetian terrier
anal glands, tibetian terrier, miniature poodle: Hello Jean, you are so right! My biggest problem with the franchise pet stores is that they require only two years of experience to be a grooming manager. Not enough for special needs puppies. Yes anal glands do need to be expressed, some dogs more often...

Dogs: Grooming a Schnoodle with Snap on Combs, metal comb, cindy lou
metal comb, cindy lou, wavy coat: Hello Tammie, First off let me explain a little about snap on combs. Use them in this order for length. #0 for longest length of hair left on the dog. #1 1/2 for next length then #1, #2 for shortest snap on comb length. Any shorter than a #2 you might as...

Dogs: Grooming a toy poodle, toy poodle, sales hype
toy poodle, sales hype, ala carte: Hello Mark, How wonderful of you two to adopt a dog. This is what you need, and I would suggest it every 6 weeks give or take a week. You take her in for a traditional poodle cut, which is a shaved face, shaved poodle feet, her private area shaved, her tail...

Dogs: Grooming an Unwilling Pet, chow chow, time and patience
chow chow, time and patience, poor animal: Hello Donna, I am afraid that some dogs when scared young never get over it. Only time and patience can turn a bad experience around. You are on the right path, taking baby steps. The biggest problem you face is that to properly groom him he will at some...

Dogs: Grooming, long eyelashes, cocker spaniel
long eyelashes, cocker spaniel, groomer: I guess my first question to you would be what kind of shape was your dog when you brought her to the groomer? In other words, when was the last time she was groomed? was she matted? Many things must be considered in cutting the dogs hair. I will tell you...

Dogs: Grorth on puppy front leg, flesh color, skin tag
flesh color, skin tag, calluses: It could be something benign like a skin tag, but I would definitely recommend taking him in to your vet to be checked out. Sometimes dogs can develop calluses on their elbows from where they lay down, but we usually don t see that in a puppy so young. ...

Dogs: Gross Green Globs, giardia treatment, proper diagnosis
giardia treatment, proper diagnosis, weim: Hi Arika and thanks for your question (I think, :) ) You definately need to get her back into the vet. If you can retrieve some of that mucous, it would really help the vet make a proper diagnosis. I know it s really gross, but you would be doing it for...

Dogs: Growing extra toes?, first thought, pinky
first thought, pinky, labrador: Hi Dave; Don t think I have ever seen that before, and have no idea what it is, but my first thought would be a tumor or something that should certainly be seen right away. If not something that could be fatal, I am sure it is or will turn into something...

Dogs: Growling, obedience program, chocolate lab
obedience program, chocolate lab, thanks in advance: Yes I do know why. Your dog believes he is in charge of your household. Unless you stop this behavior right now it will continue and will get worse. Type Alpha Boot Camp into your webbrowser and read it completely, there are wonderful suggestions and things...

Dogs: Growling Mini Schnauzer, obedience classes, little fellow
obedience classes, little fellow, mini schnauzer: First I would have him examined by a veterinarian to be sure that there are no pain issues going on, but whatever is found (or not), it is time to get the boy into on-going obedience classes and to start practicing Nothing in Life is Free with him. (http://k9deb.com/nilif.htm)...

Dogs: Growling Puppy, staffordshire bull terrier, terrier puppy
staffordshire bull terrier, terrier puppy, growling puppy: Hi Jo; It is very unusual for one so young, but from what you say, I would think he is protecting you. Not absolutely certain, but I would on observing this think he thinks you need protecting. Your boy friend does it, but in the eyes of this great big guard...

Dogs: Growling, night max, pack leader
night max, pack leader, dog bite: Hi Lori, I m sorry for the delay in my reply as I know this is an important issue for your family. I would suggest first that the dog not sleep in bed but in his crate. I would have your husband continue to take him places to help socialize him but he...

Dogs: Growth/Food for rescued Labradoodle, overweight dogs, pet pantry
overweight dogs, pet pantry, sad beginnings: Probably about a cup and a half will be fine for her-and it s better to feed twice a day as you as feeding too much once a day can lead to deadly bloat(the number 2 killer of dogs) I don t think a small reduction in feeding will make her that much more...

Dogs: Growth rate of rotweillers, breed puppies, loyal breed
breed puppies, loyal breed, rotweillers: Well it all depends on genetics ect on how big they will get I have seen full grown females that are as small as 50 pounds and large males that weigh as much as 150 It all depends on how you raise how nice or how mean they will become,if you treat them...

Dogs: GSD grooming, blade two, cindy lou
blade two, cindy lou, warm weather: Hello Elena, I personally have a lab and have a similar problem, because of have an ideal situation to bathe him, he gets a bath once a week with a conditioning shampoo. I have found this to somewhat minimize the shedding. Using a Shed N Blade is a fabulous...

Dogs: GSD Throwing Up, german shepherd puppy, natural choice lamb
german shepherd puppy, natural choice lamb, german shepherd dog: It could be. When my German shepherd puppy munched a glass, and I rushed her to the Vet, he put something in her eye to make her throw up. After he got her stomach empty, he washed out the eye, and she was no ,onger nausious. It could be the ear treatment...

Dogs: GSD, little butt, lhasas
little butt, lhasas, pack leaders: Hi Susan; Not if you chew his little butt out and put him in time-out when he is aggressive to her. I use time out, and it has worked very well on all the dogs I have ever had. Like children, they would rather get a beating then a lecture, and time-out...

Dogs: Gurgling Noises In My Cocker's Stomach, cocker spaniel, hamburger meat
cocker spaniel, hamburger meat, upset stomach: There is a lot of reasons why a dog could not be eating and have gurgling noises in her stomach, did you change her food lately? Can she of eaten any socks or toys that she can not pass, does she feel hot, does her stomach hurt if you press on it? Is she...

Dogs: gaining control of my dog, obedience class, gentle technique
obedience class, gentle technique, pack structure: Having a good pack structure reduces such problems. The dogs see all the people and dogs in the household as a pack with each having their own rank in the pack and a top dog. Life is much easier if the 2 legged pack members outrank the 4 legged ones....

Dogs: gas, table scraps, science diet
table scraps, science diet, rottie: One thing you can do is buy baby Mylacon drops. You can give those to her and it might help. It helps with my rottie girl. Rotties tend to have this problem no matter what food you feed them. Not to much you can do for it. If it becomes to big of a problem,...

Dogs: gasoline on dogs fur, vet asap, irritant
vet asap, irritant, bloodstream: Teri, It s possible, gasoline is an irritant and a toxin. If you haven t already, use dog shampoo and shampoo the coat twice and follow with a conditioner. I recommend that you take him to the vet asap since gas can be absorbed through the skin into...

Dogs: general characteristics of large breed dogs, large breed dogs, condo board
large breed dogs, condo board, several letters: Hi Susan, All I can say is good luck. It is very hard to overturn those type of bylaws, no matter how good the dog is. For one, puppies take a full 2 years to mentally mature, so the owners of that dog have a lot of phases to go through before the puppy...

Dogs: general medical and training question?, flea bomb, flea allergies
flea bomb, flea allergies, losing hair: Hi Ryan. It sounds like they both have flea allergies. Some dogs get driven CRAZY by flea bites. One of the main spots they go after is the base of their tail & their back. The BEST remedy for fleas is Frontline. This can be purchased from your vet. This is...

Dogs: general about stones, calcium oxalate, bladder stones
calcium oxalate, bladder stones, diet food: Hi, in this type of situation I see most vets being over cautious, especially due to the dog s age. I would definitely do the urinalysis every month so that you can get the heads up early on for any problems arising. You didn t say how often on the blood...

Dogs: genetics, staffordshire bullterriers, breeding dogs
staffordshire bullterriers, breeding dogs, amstaffs: Now that is something you will have to ask a Staffordshire breeder. I don t know enough about them to say. I know for example that in dobermans black and brown are dominent, over blue, red, etc. but there is a big variation in the amstaffs and staffords...

Dogs: genital grooming, boxer puppy, male boxer
boxer puppy, male boxer, bad habit: Hi Marcie and thanks for your question. It would be fine to trim the hair, but make sure that you don t cut it to close, as you can cut the skin. You can also wipe that area with a doggie wipe (yes, they do sell them, lol) daily to keep it clean. ...

Dogs: genitals, swollen scrotum, swollen testicles
swollen scrotum, swollen testicles, neutered dogs: Monica, Are the testicles just growing with the puppy, or is it disproportiant, like they are swollen? If your puppy has swollen testicles, he needs to see his veterinarian as soon as possible. Swollen testicles and/or a swollen scrotum are symptomatic...

Dogs: george, shih tzu puppy, warm bedding
shih tzu puppy, warm bedding, potty time: Hello, This is very common with puppies the thing that always worked for me was to either let the new puppy stay on the floor in my room or be in the bed with me at night...then the puppy always catches your attention when its potty time. Not everyone wants...

Dogs: geriatric behaviors, seperation anxiety, thyroid disease
seperation anxiety, thyroid disease, blood panel: Hi Lou, Thank you for writing to me. It is essential to have a full blood workup with you vet. It is impossible to know what is going on with your dog without the basic blood work. There are many things that can be wrong starting with thyroid disease....

Dogs: geriatric dog, kitty litter box, cat litter box
kitty litter box, cat litter box, kidney failure: I doubt seriously it was anything from the kitty litter box.Your dogs symptoms sound like organ failure. How was the ear infection diagnosed? What meds was he on for that? At eleven, it could ve been a heart attack,. or a stroke. Although it does sound more...

Dogs: german pointer, german pointer, foot leash
german pointer, foot leash, good foundation: I wouldn t be worrying too much at four months. Your puppy is still quite young. Make sure your not letting your lessons run too long. Two or three 5 minute lessons a day will suffice. Right now, dont really worry about the stay command at all. For a sit,...

Dogs: german shepard gum color, red gums, discolored gums
red gums, discolored gums, upper teeth: Debby, You can check for dehydration by picking up some of your dog s skin and checking the elasticity. If it pops right back onto the dog, she is fine, but if it takes a while to return to its place, she is dehydrated. The first concern with discolored...

Dogs: my german shepard is in heat, german shepard, training pants
german shepard, training pants, spayed: Be very careful of her. As she reaches the fertile part of her cycle in the second week, she will desperately seek to get loose. Her efforts may be well beyond anything you would ever expect. Once loose, getting bred is far from the worst thing that can...

Dogs: german shepard/husky mix, dogs noses, husky dogs
dogs noses, husky dogs, depigmentation: Hi Rhonda, I m not sure what the problem is so I checked it out online. Here is a great link with all kinds of nose de-pigmentation problems. http://www.vetinfo.com/ddepigmt.html#Depigmentation of nose Just copy and paste that into a search engine. It...

Dogs: german shepard limping, animal chiropractor, german shepard
animal chiropractor, german shepard, dr larry: Hi Chris, I don t know about breaking the nail inside, but it could be a broken bone, or a chiropractic subluxation of the digit, too. He runs and plays cause he forgets about it - running and playing is more important than limping. Back inside, it...

Dogs: german shepard puppy, puppy socialization classes, german shepard puppy
puppy socialization classes, german shepard puppy, legs and feet: Please remember that GSD s are a working breed. If they don t have a job and plenty of exercise they will create things to do. Get him some toys you can put treats in, for him to work on getting out. Exercise is CRUCIAL. He should be walked twice daily briskly...

Dogs: my german shepard, german shepards, obedience classes
german shepards, obedience classes, german shepard: You need to get this gal into on-going obedience classes (as in, for a few months, not weeks) and work with her every single day, and practice Nothing in Life is Free with her. http://k9deb.com/nilif.htm You should be able to tell her to lie down and be...

Dogs: german shepards ears, ear muscles, upstairs neighbor
ear muscles, upstairs neighbor, sore gums: Hi Bob; Was he/she played with by rubbing the head in scuffling, over the ears? That can break down and/or weaken the ear muscles. When I got my first GS puppy, I was working all day. I gave her hard rubber toys to chew on, and they sqweaked, and they...

Dogs: german sheperd dog puppy, american lineage, german sheperd
american lineage, german sheperd, german lines: Hi Kit, This all depends on the parents and how big they were & what sex the puppy is. It also depends on if the puppy is of german or american lineage or a mixture as american lines tend to be leaner more streamlined compared to german lines. Hope this...

Dogs: german shepherd ate white chocolate, cocoa butter, white chocolate
cocoa butter, white chocolate, chocolate bars: Of course any dog or animal that ingest chocolate is at risk of getting sick and dieing, My advice is be more careful where you place chocolate bars and candy containing chocolate, also if her appitite should decline or she just isnt acting herself you should...

Dogs: german shepherd and chewing, large breed dogs, bitter apple spray
large breed dogs, bitter apple spray, trash cans: Yes there is a reason for it..she is only nine months old shes still just a puppy as far as large breed dogs go they act like puppies until they are 1 1/2 to 2 years old. All puppies chew its up to you to give them proper things to chew on. You can spray bitter...

Dogs: german shepherd puppy, german shepherd puppy, old cats
german shepherd puppy, old cats, happy puppy: Hi Stephanie; She is just an excited, enthusiastic puppy, full of energy and not yet much sense. She is big enough to be overwhelming to the cats, but not old enough to have an sense. She wants to play, and is playing the way puppies do, and doesn t realize...

Dogs: german shepherd, science diet, young animal
science diet, young animal, reccomendation: Iams is likely the best food to be feeding it is more digestible and thus less waste (poop), more of the nutrients are absorbed and used by the body. It is important to realize that an animal, just like us, can t hold its bowels all day long. A young animal...

Dogs: german shepherds, hind legs, lay person
hind legs, lay person, muscle spasms: Hi Jim, It is really hard to say what you are seeing. What you really want to be looking for at his age is the ability to be able to rise up from lying down. His legs could be just spasming from exercise while they are relaxing. If he actually starts to...

Dogs: german shorthair.... behavioral, real girlfriend, pack member
real girlfriend, pack member, testerone: Hi, Ahhhh the two year old un-neutered male. Two is where it all starts happening. Before that it is just play. But to answer your question. He was claiming you for his property as his mate or pack member. Give him a severe correction that he understands,...

Dogs: german shorthair.... behavioral, wild hope, testerone
wild hope, testerone, peeing: He is portraying terrirorial behavior by marking (peeing) on his territory (your house, leg, etc...) The best way to correct this problem is to have him neutered. It is unlikely that you will be able to correct the problem until he is neutered. If he is left...

Dogs: german shorthair.... behavioral, testerone, adult book
testerone, adult book, alpha male: Hello and thanks for you question! Let me tell you a little story. We have a 10 month old Saint and hes a sweetheart. However from time to time we would go to put his leash on him and he would pee on our shoe. At first we were grossed out and thought there...

Dogs: My german spitz, german spitz, spunk
german spitz, spunk, tumors: Hi Kelly, Please do not feel dumb asking questions. You have every right to be concerned. Swollen and/or enlarged testicles could be the sign of tumors or other problems. I think you should take him to a Vet especially since you say he is just laying around....

Dogs: germanshepard, bitch in season, stools
bitch in season, stools, pepper: Hi Steven! There is a product called Forbid that you put on her food that will take care of this problem. There may be other products on the market under a different name. I know you can buy this online. Just type in the word Forbid and it will take...

Dogs: gestation for dogs, gestation period for dogs, gestation for dogs
gestation period for dogs, gestation for dogs, mini dacshund: Hi Patti, According to the information I have, a dog s average gestation period is 58-64 days, or 9 weeks. It sounds as though your dog s pregnancy is within the normal time span, but if you have questions or concerns you should speak to your vet,...

Dogs: gestation for yorkies, whelping box, yorkies
whelping box, yorkies, full swing: Hi Angelle, Be sure to be there when she has her puppies. It takes 63 days after the last breeding for the puppies to be ready for whelping. The birthing labor process will come in four stages: 1. The first stage will last anywhere from 6 to 12 hours....

Dogs: I have two girl dogs that fight viciously, aggressive behavior in dogs, mini poodle
aggressive behavior in dogs, mini poodle, girl dogs: THi Violet, Thank you for writing to me about the problem you are experiencing wth your female pack. I am sorry for the delay in responding. I have been overwhelmed with rescue work. Thank you for your patience and understanding. This is a very volatile...

Dogs: girl wont mate, breeding dogs, pelvis
breeding dogs, pelvis, c section: Hey Genny. Some females are not accepting of males at all & refuse to mate. There s nothing you can really do to help the situation. Have you considered all the things that come along with breeding dogs? Vaccines for the puppies & the possibility of the female...

Dogs: give a dog a bone, knuckle bones, soup bones
knuckle bones, soup bones, rib bones: Hi Hayley, The only bones safe to give dogs are the knuckle bones of knees. Basically the huge soup bones that don t splinter. The danger of bones is of them splintering in a dog s intestine and then puncturing the intestine. As far as rawhides, pretty...

Dogs: what to give my old dog, dry dog foods, purina one
dry dog foods, purina one, vet checks: Hello Bob and thank you for your question, I love heelers buts tehre too high energy for myself, congradulations on having her healthy and happy for so many years. I would feed her senior dog foods. If you like the less expensive brands and she does too...

Dogs: give me the right food for my pup, science diet, solid gold
science diet, solid gold, purina: Tyria the best food can be most any of the top ones such as Eukanuba, Science Diet, Pro Plan, Iams, One, Purina Complete, Solid Gold, Whatever your wallet can afford, the most important thing is a good supplement such as Fresh Factors. Feed according to...

Dogs: giving up your beloved friend, cape breton island, cape breton island nova scotia
cape breton island, cape breton island nova scotia, heartbreaking decision: Hi Derek and I m sorry to hear of your heartbreaking decision. These type situations are always painful, more for us, than for the dogs I believe. Of course there is going to be an adjustment period for all of you, but dogs do live in the moment and get...

Dogs: giving away my dog, german shepherd, good luck
german shepherd, good luck, nancy: Hi sue. Why are you giving away one of the best tempered, easily trained dogs there is? Anyway.no it is going to be hard on him no matter what. What you want to make sure is that the new people are going to let him be an inside dog as he should not be mostly...

Dogs: giving up an older dog, generalization, spoils
generalization, spoils, mutt: Hi Deb, Sometimes it can be very hard for a dog to be displaced, but if they know the person they are being put with, then a lot of times it won t affect them as bad. It effects every animal individually though, so you can t judge it on a generalization....

Dogs: glossy coat for greyhound, glossy coat, grooming tools
glossy coat, grooming tools, peanut oil: Your grooming tools are good. However,diet may end up to be more important then your grooming tools. Feed him a quaulity dog food..one that the first ingredient is meat..not corn. You could also add a tablespoon of peanut oil to his food to give him a head...

Dogs: glucosamine for our dog, hip dysplasia, chondroiton
hip dysplasia, chondroiton, total of 3000: Hi Shelley, I have a 60 lb lab with hip dysplasia. She is on 1500 mg of Glucosamine a day, and the tablets we give her have a little bit of chondroiton in them. She also gets 2000 mg of MSM. The Glucosamine promotes joint health and the MSM will help some...

Dogs: golden blockhead lab 15 months, slicker brush, bristle brush
slicker brush, bristle brush, blockhead lab: See http://www.photolocker.net/images/Labman/knitanewaster.jpg The brush in the picture is a wire slicker brush. I have found nothing better, not even the highly advertised Furminator. Feed a commercial dry chow, brush regularly with a soft bristle brush...

Dogs: golden eating crickets, internal parasites, stomach lining
internal parasites, stomach lining, pool landscaping: Hi Kathy. It never ceases to amaze me the things our guys will eat. Most probably, the flies and crickets will not be an issue for your golden. It could irritate the throat, resulting in vomiting, or a gagging cough, but your guy may be large enough that this...

Dogs: golden retreiver pup, golden retreiver, pup
golden retreiver, pup, siblings: This is normal behavior and may last a while. THe dog was just taken from her mom and siblings. Just dont make too much out of it and she will be fine. Give her lots of love and make sure she is inside with the family most of the time. Good luck nanc...

Dogs: golden retreiver, quality diet, laura murphy
quality diet, laura murphy, hair cuts: Hi Michele. Goldens don t require hair cuts, but some people choose to trim them down, especially in the summer months. My Brittany gets one shaving a year in the summer, but it s completely up to you. Cutting his/her hair won t stop the shedding. It...

Dogs: golden retreviers, golden retreviers, town house
golden retreviers, town house, homestead: I ve never owned a GOlden before. So I can t attest to how tall they get and etc. I would try www.akc.org and look up Goldens there. You can get info on them as far as the questions you have just asked me. Hope this helps. Crystal http://meilishihtzu.homestead.com/Welcome.htm...

Dogs: Golden retreviers, guinea pig cage, golden retreviers
guinea pig cage, golden retreviers, golden puppy: I think the Golden puppy s head should be too big to go through the holes. As long as it can t, I think it should be OK. Count on the plastic getting chewed up, but it should be a long time until the it can chew off hazardous pieces. In my opinion,...

Dogs: my golden retriever, droopy eye, little hope
droopy eye, little hope, golden retriever: Hey Britt. This sounds like it must have been one heck of a seizure. Or it could have possibly been a stroke. How did your vet rule out epilepsy? How is he feeling now & is he one any medication? Does he have a history of seizures? I m just trying to get a...

Dogs: golden retriever excited peeing, poly rope, obedience class
poly rope, obedience class, tie knots: Many dogs eventually outgrow it, but you can reduce it by building the dog s confidence up. Start with obedience training. The key to most behavior problems is approaching things using the dog s natural instincts. Dogs see all the people and dogs in the...

Dogs: My golden retriever is too hyper !!!!, white distilled vinegar, golden retriever puppy
white distilled vinegar, golden retriever puppy, vinegar mixture: Ian, I think the obedience classes are a great idea, and they should help a great deal. You didn t say how old your puppy was, but all of his behaviors are 100% normal puppy behaviors. You should be redirecting his mouthing to things that are appropriate,...

Dogs: golden retriever puppy urination, golden retriever puppy, restroom
golden retriever puppy, restroom, golden retriever: Puppies need to go to the bathroom about every 2 hours. It is common for them to urinate on themselves if they are not let outside where they can go. I would suggest feeding/watering your pup around 5:00 in the evening, take the food up after 20 mins, and...

Dogs: golden retriever puppy, golden retriever puppy, flax seed oil
golden retriever puppy, flax seed oil, signs of thyroid disease: Dear Kim, Please forgive this delay in answering your question. My computer crashed and then I went on vacation so I was not even able to place an away notice on the board. I would like to address the symptoms that you mentioned your Golden Retriever...