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  1. Serious Illness after Doxycycline and how we solved it

    Dog Health
    Recently our little 22 pound Shih Tzu/Yorkie/Poodle mix Bella tested positive for Lyme. We live in Sturbridge, MA in a heavily forested area and deer ticks are a serious problem. Bella has always been treated with Advantix II when the ground isn't covered in snow. It is not uncommon for us to...
  2. Please Help with Colitis!

    Dog Food
    I have a 2 year old miniature pinscher and took him to the vet after he started experiencing painful stool and pain around his abdominal area and rectum. The vet did an x-ray and diagnosed him with colitis. He was prescribed an anti-fungal medication (metronidazole), prescription food (the royal...
  3. Probiotics

    Dog Food
    Simple question, my dogs stool is very soft after a 10 day session of antibiotics, was expected as antibiotics are pretty indiscriminate in the bacteria they destroy, including those in the digestive track. I am curious as to any recommendations for probiotics to kick start his digestive track...
  4. Ehrlichia - Probiotics?

    Dog Health
    Hello. I posted on here a few weeks ago about my dog who was diagnosed with Ehrlichia. He will begin antibiotics again soon, along with a stray I recently adopted who happens to have Ehrlichia as well. They will both be on antibiotics for 6-8 weeks, so I am looking into purchasing probiotics...