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  1. Dog Health
    Hi, I just joined the forums and tried searching for this info but could't find it. Please feel free to point me to threads if you know they already exist! I have a 5mo border collie/lab mix and we're getting her started on her routine medical care. The vet recommended a monthly heartworm and...
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    Has anyone experienced a sudden personality change in their dog after giving them Sentinel Flavor Tabs? I have a new Red Heeler puppy, 7 months old, and have given her Sentinel three times. The first two she seemed fine, but within 24 hours of her last dose, it seems as if her personality and...
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    I read a few articles online saying that Interceptor is going to be sold again this spring by Elanco (because they bought out Novartis). What do other people think about this? I am conflicted on whether to give my dog interceptor again because Elanco makes trifexis which has given so many dogs...
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    Hello all, Alba had her last treatment for heartworms on Tuesday! :( We brought her home yesterday and she is so out of sorts What is expected for recovery? Her appetite is awful, and I just worry about her not eating. And it is impossible to get her to take her meds because she...
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    Hi! I am looking for information on heartworms. A dog at the shelter near where I live is heartworm positive and getting looked over because of that but she is a wonderful dog and I am very much in love. Can anyone give me some more advice on heartworms like treatment cost or typical treatment...
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    I read somewhere online that it is possible to get heartworm medications compounded at a veterinary pharmacy but I cannot find a pharmacy that will compound heartworm medicine. Where do you get your dog's medications compounded? Do you get their heartworm medicine compounded? Thank you :)...
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    Hey I have an aussie/sheltie mix. He's about 4 years old, and i've been giving him interceptor as heartworm preventative. I had a 12 month package, and right now there is a shortage and i am unable to get any. i am looking for an alternative good choice but also effective. I've been doing some...
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    I am researching HeartwormFree (HWF) for my site Heartworm Treatment For Dogs and have got serious reservations about this product, especially as it is not authorised by the FDA for the treatment of heartworm in dogs and the 'tests' that they highlight to show efficacy used only a very small...
  9. Dog Health
    Hi again, I posted earlier about my dog acting funny due to simple guard 3 a flea/tick med. Well, I also gave her a heartworm med at the same time. THat was my vets prescription, BTW. After some research, I think her pacing, and rubbing, and then sleeping is side effects of the Heartworm...
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    Hello all, I am sharing my story so that other people who find themselves with a dog with heartworm can benefit from what I've learned. I have a 4-year-old Jack Russel named Spot that we rescued from a shelter after fostering him for 8 months. After adopting Spot we took him into the vet for a...
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    I am thinking of starting Snickers on a heartworm preventative and was wondering what others used. She is getting microchipped tonight so I'll ask her vet what they recommend as well. Please vote in the poll.
  12. Dog Health
    Mimi is due to have her second heartworm vaccination next week - nine months after she had the first one. I read that vaccinations for dogs should only be given every two or three years. What should I do? To vaccinate or not to? :ponder:
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