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Forum: Health Issues Today, 11:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 193
Posted By Magwart
If you buy some bovine colostrum powder, I find...

If you buy some bovine colostrum powder, I find mixing that and the Forti-Flora in a little water to make a milk-like mixture is very palatable to them. In fact, a lot of dogs go nuts for it and...
Forum: Health Issues Today, 10:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 136
Posted By Magwart
Adequan injections should be the first thing you...

Adequan injections should be the first thing you talk about with the vet! There are tons of threads about them. They are game-changers for many older dogs. They don't mask the pain, they heal the...
Forum: Health Issues Today, 10:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 177
Posted By Magwart
I honestly think every dog owner should own one...

I honestly think every dog owner should own one of these foam collars --it's one of those things you buy once and keep in a closet forever, pulling out as needed once in a blue moon:
Jorgensen...
Forum: Health Issues Today, 10:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 159
Posted By Magwart
Online. There's a rep on this board from...

Online.

There's a rep on this board from Wondercide (that's her user name). You might PM her and see if she can help you get samples, coupon codes, etc. to become familiar with their line. ...
Forum: Health Issues Today, 10:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 193
Posted By Magwart
I agree with Anubis on this. I've used a...

I agree with Anubis on this.

I've used a lot of Forti-Flora on a lot of dogs in rescue, on my vet's recommendation. It's very effective. You can order it without a RX now, through many vet...
Forum: Health Issues Today, 09:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 159
Posted By Magwart
All you can probably do is work to keep ticks off...

All you can probably do is work to keep ticks off your dogs and off of you. Tick diseases are scary.

Wondercide's Evolv spray for dogs is labeled as a tick repellant, as is their spray for people....
Forum: General Behavior Today, 09:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 373
Posted By Magwart
Hips are only one of the possibilities here....

Hips are only one of the possibilities here. Elbows, ACL, feet, spine...

I think a work up by a board-certified orthopedist (vet specialist) would be $ well spent (and your sis-in-law may even...
Forum: General Information Today, 12:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 460
Posted By Magwart
I get your concern, but it's very uncool to want...

I get your concern, but it's very uncool to want to involve a rescue in an illegal act. Rescues seriously have plenty of problems of their own without good samaritans making more.

If a rescue knew...
Forum: Health Issues Yesterday, 10:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 209
Posted By Magwart
This is confusing. Mange isn't bacterial. It's...

This is confusing. Mange isn't bacterial. It's mites. If there was a bacterial infection, like staph, it would have been treated with special shampoo. If it was yeast, it would have been a...
Forum: Feeding Our Puppy 04-15-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 85
Posted By Magwart
Have you had the vet run a fecal test to be sure...

Have you had the vet run a fecal test to be sure he doesn't need to be dewormed?
Forum: Health Issues 04-15-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 142
Posted By Magwart
Has a vet seen this dog and ruled out parasites...

Has a vet seen this dog and ruled out parasites (fleas, demodex mites, ringworm, etc.)? Scratching her hair off sounds could be demodex, which isn't an allergy at all. It's a mite infestation and...
Forum: Diet & Nutrition 04-14-2015, 11:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 393
Posted By Magwart
You would be powerful as an advocate if you first...

You would be powerful as an advocate if you first developed a solid grounding in hard science, in order to help your customers navigate around the scam products and bad advice.

I have enormous...
Forum: Diet & Nutrition 04-14-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 393
Posted By Magwart
This looks like their team that put the classes...

This looks like their team that put the classes together:
Nutrition School Faculty, Holistic Health, Massage, Reiki, Sports Nutritionist, Pet Nutritionist, Master Herbalist, Aromatherapy,...
Forum: Diet & Nutrition 04-14-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 393
Posted By Magwart
With online ed, the key is to look at who is...

With online ed, the key is to look at who is doing the teaching, who is developing the curriculum, and what their credentials are.

The gold standard credentials in nutrition research is both a...
Forum: Health Issues 04-14-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,154
Posted By Magwart
The main shelter our rescue pulls from in South...

The main shelter our rescue pulls from in South Louisiana has had a very nasty URI in the past 3-4 weeks. They often have a lot kennel cough in that shelter, but this one has been worse. The last...
Forum: General Information 04-14-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 431
Posted By Magwart
I posted about Oti-Pack on your other thread. ...

I posted about Oti-Pack on your other thread. Here's my latest experience with it:

Gracie, an old dog with lots of food allergies and chronic yeast, came to rescue with a bad ear infection. We...
Forum: General Information 04-14-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 251
Posted By Magwart
I think what Selzer is talking about (packing the...

I think what Selzer is talking about (packing the ear with antibiotics) might be called an "Oti-Pack." Our vet does that a lot in dogs coming out of shelters in rescue -- it's a wax plug infused...
Forum: Health Issues 04-14-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 146
Posted By Magwart
Where are your fleas coming from? If it's your...

Where are your fleas coming from? If it's your yard, I'd start by spraying Wondercide Ecotreat (cedar oil) regularly to knock them out at the source.

You could use Capstar every time you go to the...
Forum: Health Issues 04-13-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,774
Posted By Magwart
It may depend what's in it. I had this...

It may depend what's in it. I had this conversation recently with a pest control company last year when they were out doing my annual termite inspection. They claimed they use a newer rodent poison...
Forum: Health Issues 04-13-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,154
Posted By Magwart
This press release from Cornell says it's...

This press release from Cornell says it's definitely 2, and they only just figured it out:

Midwest Canine Influenza outbreak caused by new strain of virus...
Forum: Health Issues 04-12-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,774
Posted By Magwart
I'm curious...how does one induce vomiting in a...

I'm curious...how does one induce vomiting in a dog?
Forum: General Information 04-12-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 235
Posted By Magwart
Another vote here for Wondercide's Evolv, linked...

Another vote here for Wondercide's Evolv, linked by Momto2GSDs. Wondercide has a rep here on the forum -- look up user "Wondercide" and she'll answer questions for you. She may even be able to get...
Forum: Basic Care 04-11-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,818
Posted By Magwart
Buy your meds online ONLY from a Vet-VIPPS...

Buy your meds online ONLY from a Vet-VIPPS certified pet pharmacy (http://www.nabp.net/programs/accreditation/vet-vipps). That way, you are assured you are getting the same stuff the vet sells, not...
Forum: Feeding Our Puppy 04-11-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 321
Posted By Magwart
I try to stuff the kong in layers -- plug the...

I try to stuff the kong in layers -- plug the small hole with PB or canned food, add a layer of kibble, another layer of gooey stuff, another layer of kibble, then plug with gooey stuff (PB or canned...
Forum: Chat Room 04-10-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 339
Posted By Magwart
Another thing to look for in your city is a...

Another thing to look for in your city is a rescue group that tries to help people keep their dogs when they hit financial problems. There's one that started here that mostly works to help pitties...
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