Life Stages

Life Stages
Milestones
Sorry for not updating recently. All has been quiet, thank goodness! But I wanted to let you know on an upcoming milestone. In less than 12 days, Kito will be turning 16. In honor of her 16th birthday, I am having a sweet sixteen party for her! I will definitely be posting pictures!!
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Senior Dog/Moving-How to prepare him
I used to lurk alll the time, but life got busy! Hoping some of the old experts can help me out! My boy, Yuki (husky/white shepherd) is 11. He has slowed down greatly over the past 2-3 years. He still loves walks and goes to a fantastic day care 1x a week. Most of the time, he is content to lay...
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Dog Becoming Very Nervous/Excited
Hi everyone, our girl Wheaten Terrier, Roxie, is 6 & 1/2. In the past couple months, she goes through stages where she acts very nervous and on edge. We can't make sudden moves around her or loud noises because she becomes very anxious. Sometimes if she is upstairs with us , all it takes is someone...
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Senior Moment?
With a senior dog, there are ays when you wonder just how much time you have left together. For the past couple of weeks I have been dwelling on the more often than not. Continually asking my fiancé "How do you think Kito looks?" "Does she look alright to you?" "I don't know...
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Experience with luxating patellas and ligament abnormalities
Last year I lost a hybrid dog at six and a half. He was a maltzu. Loved him dearly. Among his other issues, cancer, he had a luxating patella, grade 4 in the right leg and a 3 in the left leg. We spent approximately $6,000 to have both knees fixed. The grade four was never successfully repaired before...
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Chipmunks, Chipmunks, Chipmunks....
So it was a nice summer day, when I suddenly picked up the scent of a chipmunk. Even though I am 15 1/2 years old, my hearing isn't very good, but I sure can see and I sure can smell. This is how we wait.....
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My dog is a loner
Hi everyone. I have four small adult dogs. One of my dogs, the youngest, at 7 years, is quite a loner. She seems to become more & more so as time goes by. She absolutely adores me!! That's not the problem. But she will spend most of her time outside away from the other dogs inside. They have...
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Patience Is a Virtue
Just had to share this picture of Harley! She is getting so big (although it is difficult to tell from this picture!) I snapped this the other night when we were playing with her Kong. I didn't realize that she had put it down next to me until she sat in a down patiently staring up at mean until...
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What is my puppies breed!?
I cannot figure out what breed my newly adopted puppy is. I am thinking something mixed with a Corgi possibly? What do you guys think?
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Children's Benadryl for 10 week puppy shots
I have a 9 week old Cavachon (about 6-7 lbs) that needs to get routine puppy vaccines next week. The vet told me to give her 2.0 ml of Children's Benadryl prior to coming in for shots. I am concerned about giving her Benadryl due to her age. What is best - to forgo Benadryl and risk an allergic reaction...
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It's Adopt Senior Dog Month
-Celebrate Senior Dog Month- Thinking of adopting a dog? Please consider a senior dog. Old doesn’t mean sick or broken, many senior dogs love daily walks, small hikes, they love to play and are still very youthful. They are great for many families whether you are active or mellow they make wonderful...
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How long will a bottle of METACAM Oral Suspension last?
How long would 100mg bottle of Loxicon last if 40kg dosage a day?
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3 Week Old Puppy Help
I'm hand raising two 3 week old puppies and am needing some thoughts on how to teach them to drink from a dish. I've been bottle feeding them for nearly 2 weeks but one of the pups is losing interest in the bottle and can sometimes take him twice as long as the other to eat. He spends a good...
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I love my Cavapoo; Husband does not :(
Hi, I am new here. We had to put down our Chihuahua of 14 years last summer. It was definitely one of the hardest things ever and I swore I didn't want another dog. My husband was the one who for weeks shoved cute puppy pics in my face and saying how nice it would be again, now that our kids...
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So. Stinking. Cute.
You are welcome. Happy Monday! :) Youtube/ Bridget Williams
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Surprisingly my rescue dog is 10
I took in a dog from a lady who said he was 2 ..... the vet says he is 10+ long story short his teeth were green and falling out we got him vet care right away he had a massive ear infection,24 teeth pulled and is a very picky eater and skittish but we love him so much, has anyone ever had a Swiss hound...
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Friend needs good thoughts sent her way.
It's been one thing right after another. She lost one cat in january (cancer). Cat was in the 12 yr old range. Then another one in Feb (cancer). This cat was only 5. She lost her Stepmom in June (cancer). Also this past spring she lost a very good friend. Just before her friend passed away, the friends...
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Prayers and vibes needed for a friends grandson- Shadowgins
If you could just say a little prayer for my friend Linda in Wisconsin. Her Grandson was involved in an accident yesterday with a Semi-truck and he has just completed 9 hours of surgery. So far he is hanging in, he is about 13 years old.
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Pomeranian puppy uglies?
When does the puppy uglies stage usually begin or better when did it start for your little pom? I have what I think is a 13 week of old male and he isn't losing or shedding any fur, he is actually super fluffy although his legs and tummy are a bit short, but he is definitely growing a lot of long...
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