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Forum: Health Issues Today, 10:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,191
Posted By Magwart
@huntergreen.... I just saw your question re...

@huntergreen....

I just saw your question re eggshell membranes. Here's the NIH study on the Natural Eggshell Membrane supplement:
Eggshell membrane: A possible new natural therapeutic for joint...
Forum: Health Issues Today, 10:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 256
Posted By Magwart
Given the demonstrated inability to prevent...

Given the demonstrated inability to prevent accidental mating, SPAY now.
Forum: Health Issues Today, 12:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 272
Posted By Magwart
To clean, make a 50/50 solution of white vinegar...

To clean, make a 50/50 solution of white vinegar and water in a spray bottle. That may be all you need.

If you want additional cleaning oomph, spray an enzyme cleaner. The enzyme stuff sold in...
Forum: Non-Urgent GSD Rescue & Adoption Yesterday, 05:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 224
Posted By Magwart
Does the breeder of your dog know about the fate...

Does the breeder of your dog know about the fate of the littermate? If it's a good, ethical breeder, I would try contacting him or her.
Forum: General Information Yesterday, 12:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 299
Posted By Magwart
Err...I've been doing a lot of research about...

Err...I've been doing a lot of research about this.

You can cut the cost way down by either doing a small fiberglass pool/swim spa (the one I love is the SwimEx Triton) or an Endless Pool...
Forum: Non-Urgent GSD Rescue & Adoption Yesterday, 11:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 224
Posted By Magwart
Thanks for trying to help him, Sadie M! ...

Thanks for trying to help him, Sadie M!

Just saw your pic is a FB screenshot. There are a lot of GSD rescue networkers who operate exclusively on FB, so it's an important place for this dog...
Forum: Holistic/Homeopathic Practices 02-28-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 136
Posted By Magwart
Wondercide's Evolv - any experience?

Last year, I used the Wondercide Ecotreat yard spray, and I liked it. I also LOVE their Repel bar soap for dogs.

I'm now looking at trying their Evolv flea, tick, and mosquito spray for dogs....
Forum: Rescue, Foster & Adoption Information (General) 02-28-2015, 01:41 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,846
Posted By Magwart
***UPDATE*** ...

***UPDATE***

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I've been a little quiet as I've been doing a lot of research...
Forum: Basic Care 02-27-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 240
Posted By Magwart
Yes, that's right. All modern HW prevention is 1...

Yes, that's right. All modern HW prevention is 1 x month -- except for the Proheart6 shot, which is every six months.
Forum: Basic Care 02-27-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 240
Posted By Magwart
This link has pricing and details of what it...

This link has pricing and details of what it covers (HW, fleas, intestinal parasites):
Sentinel Flavor Tabs for Dogs Novartis Animal Health ( - Pet Pharmacy (Rx) - Heartworm Prevention ...
Forum: Basic Care 02-27-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 240
Posted By Magwart
Advantage Multi takes care of almost all that you...

Advantage Multi takes care of almost all that you are looking for - excellent HW prevention, targets a broad range of intestinal worms (rounds, hooks, and whips), and offers good flea prevention...
Forum: Rescue, Foster & Adoption Information (General) 02-23-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 409
Posted By Magwart
Keep in mind that most good rescues will check...

Keep in mind that most good rescues will check your vet reference, so a lot of how this protocol is perceived will depend on what your vet says about it.

If you are following a vet-recommended...
Forum: General Information 02-23-2015, 01:34 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,432
Posted By Magwart
Pax8, on a more productive note, do you know the...

Pax8, on a more productive note, do you know the humane society where the pup was surrendered? If so, it might be worth reaching out to them to let them know you had been working with the pup...
Forum: General Puppy Stuff 02-22-2015, 12:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 142
Posted By Magwart
Please do a search here for past forum...

Please do a search here for past forum discussions on this topic: put the terms "pet insurance" into the forum's search engine, and you'll find tons of info, including KR16's incredibly helpful...
Forum: Basic Care 02-21-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 330
Posted By Magwart
OP, you really need to talk with your vet about...

OP, you really need to talk with your vet about parasite preventative recommendations for your area, based on what the vet sees in the clinic (e.g., do you need tick control? is whipworm infection...
Forum: Basic Care 02-20-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 330
Posted By Magwart
D-Worm Combo Medication

Please do not use this approach to HW prevention without having a vet do the calculation for you and show you how to dose correctly. Many who do this give enormous doses without meaning to. I...
Forum: Health Issues 02-13-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By Magwart
I can't stress enough how important Adequan...

I can't stress enough how important Adequan injections can be -- they are a near-miraculous game-changer for some dogs. It takes a good 3 weeks for them to work, but when they do, it's incredible. ...
Forum: Training Theory & Methods 02-13-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By Magwart
I think what you look for may depend very much on...

I think what you look for may depend very much on why you train. People who compete are looking for something very different than newbie owners (e.g. owners who just acquired their first dog, or...
Forum: Finding the Right Puppy 02-13-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,386
Posted By Magwart
Having seen lots of young pups in shelters, and...

Having seen lots of young pups in shelters, and seen what they grow up to be, I don't think anyone can know based on a picture at this age. I've seen pups adopted from shelters that "looked" like...
Forum: Health Issues 02-12-2015, 11:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 147
Posted By Magwart
In addition to the tests others already mentioned...

In addition to the tests others already mentioned (esp. bloodwork), I want a full ortho exam as part of the senior wellness visit (incl. x-rays if there are any new twinges and hinges). Arthritis...
Forum: Health Issues 02-10-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 688
Posted By Magwart
Don't assume the worst case -- that's the least...

Don't assume the worst case -- that's the least likely scenario.

He needs to go to a vet today for bloodwork to look for any leftover traces of possible metabolic causes. Get into detective mode...
Forum: Health Issues 02-10-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 688
Posted By Magwart
I think it depends on the cause. The last foster...

I think it depends on the cause. The last foster I had who seized went through a lot of testing -- first they looked for a metabolic cause (with lots of bloodwork at the emergency vet immediate...
Forum: Health Issues 02-10-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 267
Posted By Magwart
In shelter dogs that come into rescue, severe...

In shelter dogs that come into rescue, severe cases of Demodex take about 3-4 months to heal, and they often come back in 6 months or so. These are dogs who have demodex from head to tail, in...
Forum: Health Issues 02-09-2015, 11:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 254
Posted By Magwart
Has it been biopsied yet? Or is that one of the...

Has it been biopsied yet? Or is that one of the things the surgeon will perhaps do?
Forum: Health Issues 02-09-2015, 10:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 449
Posted By Magwart
After 3 days on antibiotics, she should already...

After 3 days on antibiotics, she should already be starting to feel better. I really don't like that she's been on an antibiotic for 3 days with little improvement, and now stopped eating.

Once...
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