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  1. Dog Health
    Hi guys! My dog (2 1/2 year old german shepherd-blue heeler mix) has had pretty bad separation anxiety in the past. She was a rescue and when we first got her, if we left her alone, she would destroy anything and everything while howling up a storm. We ended up replacing a couch and a...
  2. Dog Health
    Hi we have a 2 year old Weimaraner she had a regular day and the suddenly comple 360 she was tired and became sick we thought it was from a dog bone but after xrays and then blood work and $700 we are still clueless. They put her on a antibiotic and antacid then anti inflammatory then appetite...
  3. 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...
  4. Dog Health
    This is a long post but if you bear with me, you will understand why. There are a lot a factors that have played into where we are now and we are at the point that we need professional advice. Even if your advice is just what type of professional we need to see about this, it is much...
  5. Dog Health
    Looking for advice: We rescued a female mastiff from a rescue a month ago and quickly learned (due to leaking) that she has uterine incontinence which means she cant control her bladder. We took her to the vet and he prescribed 75mg twice a day with meals - it worked great for the leaking...
  6. Dog Training and Behavior
    Trucker has been home 74 days (2 months and 13 days) and has slowly been improving with some of his triggers but I feel like every time we make any sort of headway with on trigger another pops up. I know that he has what seems like an endless list of triggers to work on and that we are on a...
  7. Dog Health
    I am looking for help in figuring out how to administer my dog's various medications. She has: - amoxycillan (antibiotic) every 12 hours - cerenia tablets (anti-nausea) every 12 hours - sulcrate liquid (ulcer protection) every 12 hours - Pepcid AC (reducing stomach acids) every 12 hours -...
  8. Dog Health
    I fed my 6 month old pup Troy Worming Syrup this morning (one out of 2 doses) before realizing that this only covers roundworms, not all worms. I want to now go out and get an all worm medication but am wondering if I feed him a new worming med tomorrow, would that constitute overdosing? We want...
  9. Dog Health
    Hi everyone As I mentioned in my previous post my Zoe diagnosed for Dilated cardiomyopathy. In my country there is not medication for small animals so doctors use human ones in different dosages. What they gave me now listed as below: For her heart: 1. ACC 200 tab 2. Carnitine 250 For her...
  10. General Dog Discussion
    A relative has a ****zu type dog that has an aggressive side to eat. He is very protective of it's primary care giver, a senior man. He can be aggressive toward others and has bitten a neighbor and is currently under 10 day home quarantine. I had previously suggested they look for a medicine...
  11. Dog Training and Behavior
    After talking to my vet, we decided to put Diva (6 year old pit. Adopted a little over 3 years ago from Animal Care & Control) on Prozac (she'll start tonight) and Xanax for the few weeks it takes for the Prozac to start to take effect. Diva has incredible separation anxiety. Just yesterday she...
  12. Dog Training and Behavior
    After talking to my vet, we decided to put Diva (6 year old pit. Adopted a little over 3 years ago from Animal Care & Control) on Prozac (she'll start tonight) and Xanax for the few weeks it takes for the Prozac to start to take effect. Diva has incredible separation anxiety. Just yesterday she...
  13. Dog Health
    Our vet just prescribed our 3 and 1/2 month old 9 lb puppy Vethical Simpleguard 3 and Vethical Quadriguard. There are many reviews saying SimpleGuard 3 has dangerous side effects. Vethical is made by VCA, which is our vet's company. Has anyone had problems with this medication and should we use...
  14. Dog Health
    So I posted a while back about an aggressive (towards animals ) dog who is very anxious, obsessive, resource guarding etc. Recently he bit our cat and broke the cats jaw Well we went to the vet and started him on Prozac. they recommended a trainer, but we are waiting because of financial...
  15. Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello, My dog Fluffy failed doggy obedience school because she was so terrified of everything. The trainer and I worked with Fluffy as much as possible but she simply could not over come an overwhelming fear of being on leash and being outside of her house. The trainer suggested anxiety...
  16. Dog Health
    Hi, My dog was diagnosed with dry eye today and has conjunctivitis with it. She had now been scratching her face so much that underneath her mouth there is cuts and it is really inflammed. The vet gave us multiple eye drops and ointments, but she HATES them. It is a real struggle to put them in...
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