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Forum: The Senior Dog 08-19-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 176
Posted By Magwart
For a fungal infection, I would get a bottle of...

For a fungal infection, I would get a bottle of Ketachlor (or equivalent) shampoo from the vet. It works, but it requires an RX. The active ingredients are chlorhexidine gluconate and ketoconazole....
Forum: Non-Urgent GSD Rescue & Adoption 08-19-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 244
Posted By Magwart
Thanks for trying to help keep this dog out of a...

Thanks for trying to help keep this dog out of a shelter.

Contact your local breed rescues to find out which trainers they use and trust -- and give them a heads-up that this dog may need help on...
Forum: Chat Room 08-19-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 641
Posted By Magwart
Nah. Just call the dealership's General Manager...

Nah. Just call the dealership's General Manager and tell him or her that if you get a single additional call or email from his people, you are going to send their monthly CSI numbers plummeting, and...
Forum: Holistic/Homeopathic Practices 08-18-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 308
Posted By Magwart
That's what Demodex is (which she said he had...

That's what Demodex is (which she said he had previously, but this doesn't look the same).

I actually think you should take the dog in for a skin scrape, just to make sure the mites aren't...
Forum: General Puppy Stuff 08-18-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 224
Posted By Magwart
If it's food, you need to have him on a...

If it's food, you need to have him on a limited-ingredient elimination diet for 8-10 weeks, I'm told -- no treats or cheating with little bits that aren't on the diet, or the clock restarts. I've...
Forum: General Behavior 08-17-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 213
Posted By Magwart
Oh, goodness. This is a good example of what not...

Oh, goodness. This is a good example of what not to do with a dog that's fresh from the shelter (FFS)...

She's been living in a cage in a shelter for...a while. She was insecure last week. She's...
Forum: Rescue, Foster & Adoption Information (General) 08-17-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 364
Posted By Magwart
Bubble, are you already approved with this...

Bubble, are you already approved with this rescue, and just selecting a dog at this point, or are you yet to be approved?
Forum: Pictures! Pictures! Pictures! 08-17-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 529
Posted By Magwart
Here's one of my favorite Littles -- she was...

Here's one of my favorite Littles -- she was maybe 30-35#...
http://www.redstickgermanshepherds.org/images/dogs/halle1_small.jpg
Forum: Pictures! Pictures! Pictures! 08-17-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 529
Posted By Magwart
We see "minis" in one particular shelter in...

We see "minis" in one particular shelter in Louisiana regularly. I've got a strong suspicion that someone is breeding pint-sized dogs out in the bayou -- they usually top out at ~40# (sometimes...
Forum: Finding the Right Puppy 08-17-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 663
Posted By Magwart
Yes, you should be scared -- you should also be...

Yes, you should be scared -- you should also be brave enough to look into it. If you love dogs, the answer is worth knowing. Research labs mostly use beagles. They typically are born in a lab,...
Forum: Health Issues 08-16-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 380
Posted By Magwart
Kennel cough is not necessarily an emergency, if...

Kennel cough is not necessarily an emergency, if the dog is just coughing and snotting, but is still eating and drinking. Many healthy dogs fight it off without antibiotics -- essentially like a...
Forum: Aggression (the good, the bad & the ugly) 08-16-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,155
Posted By Magwart
I have no personal experience using electronic...

I have no personal experience using electronic collars, but some good friends solved a cat issue using one. The rottweiler wanted to hunt and kill cats, and in a pretty short amount of time, they...
Forum: General Behavior 08-16-2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 485
Posted By Magwart
When you do rescue long enough, it's easy to get...

When you do rescue long enough, it's easy to get misanthropic when you see this stuff--chemical burns, dogs set on fire, dogs with parts of their faces scratched off, one even with a tongue cut...
Forum: General Behavior 08-16-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 485
Posted By Magwart
I've fostered a number of shy, fearful dogs. The...

I've fostered a number of shy, fearful dogs. The number that were actually abused are few.

When a dog has been beaten with a stick in its past, it's not just shy, it's terrified at the site of...
Forum: Aggression (the good, the bad & the ugly) 08-15-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,611
Posted By Magwart
I'm sorry, but rescues really are not the dumping...

I'm sorry, but rescues really are not the dumping ground for dangerous dogs.

IMHO no responsible rescue will accept a dog that bit a child under these circumstances. In fact, any breed rescue...
Forum: Pictures! Pictures! Pictures! 08-14-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 246
Posted By Magwart
I live a few miles from a major SEC stadium. I...

I live a few miles from a major SEC stadium. I am so not ready for homegame traffic....
Forum: General Behavior 08-14-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,098
Posted By Magwart
I feel badly for this 12-year-old senior. That's...

I feel badly for this 12-year-old senior. That's an awful situation to be in toward the end of life. Maybe rehoming the young one to be an "only dog" isn't such a bad idea?
Forum: General Information 08-13-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,473
Posted By Magwart
OP, if you liked the experience of helping a dog...

OP, if you liked the experience of helping a dog in need, would your family consider fostering a dog for a shelter or rescue, to help it get adopted, while you are waiting for your pup? There are...
Forum: Weekly Discussion Topics 08-13-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 5,369
Posted By Magwart
Possibly state law. Every dog we adopt here has...

Possibly state law. Every dog we adopt here has to be "spayed or neutered"--that's the statute's language. It's likely as simple as that.
Forum: Weekly Discussion Topics 08-13-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 5,369
Posted By Magwart
This is a point I wish could be better shared...

This is a point I wish could be better shared with people who "just" want a "good pet dog"--not a performance dog or a competition dog, just a wonderful companion. Rescue can serve those people--the...
Forum: Health Issues 08-13-2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 272
Posted By Magwart
If it were my dog, I'd probably get him x-rayed...

If it were my dog, I'd probably get him x-rayed first thing in the AM. If it's big enough to cause an obstruction, it needs to be dealt with sooner rather than later. My experience with a dog...
Forum: Weekly Discussion Topics 08-12-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 5,369
Posted By Magwart
:toasting:I couldn't agree more. There are...

:toasting:I couldn't agree more. There are thousands of awesome rescue dogs happily living good lives, in great homes, because of rescue.

I would add: I'm also tired of frequent insinuations...
Forum: Health Issues 08-12-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 742
Posted By Magwart
Re Adequan cost.... If you don't mind doing...

Re Adequan cost....

If you don't mind doing intramuscular injections at home, and your vet allows it, you can ask the vet for a RX by the vial (to be filled through KV Supply or a competitor). It...
Forum: Health Issues 08-11-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 742
Posted By Magwart
Have you looked at whether she's a candidate for...

Have you looked at whether she's a candidate for Adequan? I've seen it used successfully in some young dogs with bad hips. There are lots of threads about it here.
Forum: Training Theory & Methods 08-11-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,091
Posted By Magwart
To make things even worse: if there's a...

To make things even worse: if there's a redirected bite at a human breaking up the fight, and that results in a bite wound requiring stitches, antibiotics, or other medical care, many locales...
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