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Forum: General Information Yesterday, 07:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By Magwart
A friend of a friend pulled this dog. He's named...

A friend of a friend pulled this dog. He's named Zuse (as spelled by the former owner). I only know the story through the rescue grapevine, but here's what I heard about his rescue:

From what I...
Forum: Diet & Nutrition Yesterday, 10:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 563
Posted By Magwart
Take a look at The Honest Kitchen's Preference...

Take a look at The Honest Kitchen's Preference Base Mix. You add meat of your choice to it. With your own meat, it's a balanced diet. It's loaded with dehydrated fruits and veggies, and it's easy...
Forum: Rescue, Foster & Adoption Information (General) Yesterday, 10:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 132
Posted By Magwart
I have not, but we don't do much in AL. I...

I have not, but we don't do much in AL. I recommend that you get in touch with Helping Shepherds of Every Color Rescue in Montgomery, AL and see if they've heard of them--HSECR is currently active...
Forum: Chat Room 05-24-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 200
Posted By Magwart
I've seen the soap nuts at Whole Foods. I wonder...

I've seen the soap nuts at Whole Foods. I wonder how they do with stains?

I don't use wool dryer balls, but rather some that I found at Lowes years ago that speed drying time. I also use white...
Forum: General Information 05-21-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 448
Posted By Magwart
If you aren't emotionally strong enough for this,...

If you aren't emotionally strong enough for this, send him back. The rescue has an moral obligation to take him back under these circumstances. If he has mast cell cancer already, they can find a...
Forum: Health Issues 05-21-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 334
Posted By Magwart
If you end up needing the surgery eventually.... ...

If you end up needing the surgery eventually....

The one thing I would add about the surgery is have someone VERY good do it -- not a cheap neutering clinic or a vet school clinic with students do...
Forum: Health Issues 05-20-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 180
Posted By Magwart
Scotty22, I really hope the kangaroo kibble works...

Scotty22, I really hope the kangaroo kibble works better for you than the allergy kibbles did for me. Do think about supplements to use with it though--and talk with your specialist about them.
...
Forum: Health Issues 05-20-2015, 01:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 180
Posted By Magwart
I don't have a dog with IBD, but I have one with...

I don't have a dog with IBD, but I have one with a food allergy that was causing major inflammation of his GI tract, leading to polyps needing surgical removal, and anal gland issues. His poop was...
Forum: Rescue, Foster & Adoption Information (General) 05-19-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By Magwart
Dang...it just popped up under "new posts" for...

Dang...it just popped up under "new posts" for me! Holy cow. I don't know what's going on with the board software if it's putting this in my new post feed. Makes me wonder if that's how a lot of...
Forum: Rescue, Foster & Adoption Information (General) 05-19-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By Magwart
I'm not seeing it in the SE, yet. That's really...

I'm not seeing it in the SE, yet. That's really disturbing though, at such a young age.

This is weird to ask, but...Are you very sure it's not a vet who just tends to see ED in every x-ray? I...
Forum: Rescue, Foster & Adoption Information (General) 05-19-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,053
Posted By Magwart
WateryTart, thank you for understanding, and...

WateryTart, thank you for understanding, and being open to seeing the other view point. I really do appreciate it. I'm sorry I snapped at you last night---too many of these threads for too long...
Forum: Rescue, Foster & Adoption Information (General) 05-19-2015, 01:12 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,053
Posted By Magwart
I appreciate that, WateryTart. If you...

I appreciate that, WateryTart.

If you haven't seen statistics we face in the SE, here's a taste:

HSUS funded a comprehensive professional marketing study done by some excellent survey...
Forum: Rescue, Foster & Adoption Information (General) 05-19-2015, 12:20 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,053
Posted By Magwart
Yep. These threads have a trajectory, and I've...

Yep. These threads have a trajectory, and I've explained the "why" of this before, and it never makes a difference. It's like talking to a wall.

Here's how the threads always go: inevitably,...
Forum: Current Dog Affairs 05-18-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,832
Posted By Magwart
A very successful Florida prosecutor who's known...

A very successful Florida prosecutor who's known as one of the best animal cruelty prosecutors in the country told me that his experience has shown that if an animal is being abused chances are...
Forum: Urgent 05-18-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By Magwart
If anyone wants to help network him on FB, you...

If anyone wants to help network him on FB, you can share his post here:...
Forum: Health Issues 05-18-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 314
Posted By Magwart
I saw a "pet piller" tool being sold at a local...

I saw a "pet piller" tool being sold at a local vets office. I think they're designed for cats, but they probably make a bigger one for dogs. You might see if your vet has something like that, or...
Forum: General Information 05-17-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 216
Posted By Magwart
No, but my dogs would gladly remove the squeaker...

No, but my dogs would gladly remove the squeaker for you. :D

I've never had a cuz that still squeaked a day after I gave it to them. Be patient--he'll kill the squeaker soon enough. I know the...
Forum: Urgent 05-17-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By Magwart
Albuquerque, NM - SENIOR M - owner died (A1715949)

Courtesy Post For City of Albuquerque Animal Services

Animal ID: A1715949

Location: Albuquerque, NM - City of Albuquerque Animal Services

PM me for the email address of the shelter manager...
Forum: Health Issues 05-16-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 946
Posted By Magwart
By the way, if it's also mange (and you've got a...

By the way, if it's also mange (and you've got a "two fer"), the most important long-term thing you can do is get the immune system working optimally. Mange flare ups tend to repeat because a dog...
Forum: Health Issues 05-16-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 946
Posted By Magwart
I've posted before about my friendly skepticism...

I've posted before about my friendly skepticism about "sensitivities" (as opposed to food allergies), as my vet tells me they aren't recognized by board certified specialists in the field (yet). ...
Forum: Health Issues 05-16-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 154
Posted By Magwart
One tip on finding a vet neurologist -- look at...

One tip on finding a vet neurologist -- look at your state's vet school clinic. The vet schools are a fantastic source of brilliant specialists who know the most cutting-edge options for treatment. ...
Forum: Puppy Behavior 05-16-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,973
Posted By Magwart
I believe food time should be training time for...

I believe food time should be training time for dogs like this--and that means working with each dog separately. At minimum, I want my dogs to be able to automatically sit and stay when I walk out...
Forum: Holistic/Homeopathic Practices 05-16-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,451
Posted By Magwart
The world of flea collars has changed...

The world of flea collars has changed dramatically with the introduction of some that are now sold primarily through vets (like other higher-end flea/tick solutions). Seresto is made by Bayer, and...
Forum: Feeding Our Puppy 05-15-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 201
Posted By Magwart
OP, what I think is underlying a lot of the...

OP, what I think is underlying a lot of the advice you are getting is that dogs tend to be quite individual in terms of what works for them. A brand that's fantastic for some people's dogs here...
Forum: Pictures! Pictures! Pictures! 05-14-2015, 11:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,456
Posted By Magwart
There's something breathtakingly beautiful when a...

There's something breathtakingly beautiful when a dog you thought you knew oh-so-well shows you a nurturing side you never knew it had.

It happened to me toward the end of the life of my heart...
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