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Forum: Aggression (the good, the bad & the ugly) Yesterday, 02:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 457
Posted By Magwart
This dog should not be out and about without a...

This dog should not be out and about without a basket muzzle until there's significant improvement. Aside from protecting the littles, your own dog's life depends on it -- multiple incidents of...
Forum: Rescue, Foster & Adoption Information (General) 07-29-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 439
Posted By Magwart
Update: our dog arrived safe and sound this...

Update: our dog arrived safe and sound this afternoon. He flew on United (it was about $150 cheaper than Delta). He had to have a 700 crate (due to the ears....), but they were able to accommodate...
Forum: Health Issues 07-29-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 519
Posted By Magwart
Um....have you read some of the threads about HW...

Um....have you read some of the threads about HW prevention here?! There are a lot of people out there who think (erroneously) that they don't need HW prevention---there's a lot of confusion about...
Forum: Health Issues 07-29-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 519
Posted By Magwart
I'm sorry you are going through this. HW is,...

I'm sorry you are going through this. HW is, unfortunately, quite serious. It's a very hard lesson to learn about not using HW prevention. The good news is you caught it relatively early if you...
Forum: Health Issues 07-27-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 313
Posted By Magwart
Standard vet office visits range depending on the...

Standard vet office visits range depending on the locale -- where I am, I'd expect an office visit to be $40-60 (depending on the vet clinic I pick), plus RX drops ($30-ish, as I recall for a generic...
Forum: Current Dog Affairs 07-27-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,075
Posted By Magwart
You might consider checking to be sure the dog is...

You might consider checking to be sure the dog is up to date on it's rabies vaccine, even though you think the bite didn't break the skin. Rabies is serious business.
Forum: General Information 07-27-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 950
Posted By Magwart
The shop didn't have a video camera running? ...

The shop didn't have a video camera running?

ETA: LOL Nigel -- same thought at the same time!
Forum: Health Issues 07-27-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 313
Posted By Magwart
When our dog scratched is cornea, it was very...

When our dog scratched is cornea, it was very painful. He needed tramadol for the pain, and prescription antibiotic eye drops. I think you should take him to the vet first thing tomorrow - they...
Forum: Training Theory & Methods 07-26-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,587
Posted By Magwart
I think for some fearful dogs with specific...

I think for some fearful dogs with specific triggers, meds can be a tool to help you maintain access to a teachable part of the brain in the presence of the trigger. By this I mean, while on meds,...
Forum: Chat Room 07-25-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,222
Posted By Magwart
It all depends on the rescue! I think it's a...

It all depends on the rescue! I think it's a conversation to have with the rescue's leadership -- my rescue loves it when people who would make great adopters offer to foster while they wait to come...
Forum: Diet & Nutrition 07-25-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 625
Posted By Magwart
I would worry about this too. I never buy...

I would worry about this too. I never buy pre-ground flax meal for the humans in my house for this very reason--I don't know how long it's been on a shelf, or how it was stored. When I grind whole...
Forum: Chat Room 07-24-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,222
Posted By Magwart
If you are open to fostering, it's an awesome...

If you are open to fostering, it's an awesome opportunity to "test drive" a dog in your life in your quest for the "perfect" one -- and every rescue I know is desperate for good fosters (esp some...
Forum: Rescue, Foster & Adoption Information (General) 07-22-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 439
Posted By Magwart
We're trying to fly him out of LAX. Both United...

We're trying to fly him out of LAX. Both United and Delta are open to take him this weekend. LAX is next to the ocean and West LA tends to be cooler than the rest of LA--it often doesn't get above 75...
Forum: The Senior Dog 07-22-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,999
Posted By Magwart
Just want to give a heads-up to folks using NEM...

Just want to give a heads-up to folks using NEM for their dogs (or themselves!) that Vitacost is having a ONE-DAY buy one-get-one-free "flash sale" on the Vitacost brand of NEM. Woohoo!
...
Forum: Rescue, Foster & Adoption Information (General) 07-22-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 439
Posted By Magwart
Thanks -- this is all super-helpful. United...

Thanks -- this is all super-helpful. United Petsafe turns out to be a little cheaper and has a non-stop flight.

The United agent SWEARS that the ear tips have to be clear of the roof by an inch. ...
Forum: General Puppy Stuff 07-21-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 655
Posted By Magwart
Kudos for getting him emergency vet attention...

Kudos for getting him emergency vet attention right away! You did the right thing.
Forum: Rescue, Foster & Adoption Information (General) 07-21-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 575
Posted By Magwart
One other story just occurred to me of working...

One other story just occurred to me of working together -- at a dog festival event where our rescue had a booth, we met a guy who proudly shared his plan essentially to become a BYB with his intact...
Forum: Rescue, Foster & Adoption Information (General) 07-21-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 575
Posted By Magwart
Sorry...it's The American German Shepherd Rescue...

Sorry...it's The American German Shepherd Rescue Association, Inc. (http://agsra.com/) (not .org)
Forum: General Information 07-21-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,259
Posted By Magwart
Wow--I didn't know sighted dogs pee on...

Wow--I didn't know sighted dogs pee on themselves. My blind dog does that, but he mostly gets a pass because his aim sucks. I get way more annoyed when he pees on top of the head of another one of...
Forum: Non-Urgent GSD Rescue & Adoption 07-21-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 622
Posted By Magwart
Finding a rescue that will take on dogs with bite...

Finding a rescue that will take on dogs with bite training is going to be a challenge, unless there are IPO people fostering for the rescue. Once in a while it happens that there are, so it's not a...
Forum: Rescue, Foster & Adoption Information (General) 07-20-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 575
Posted By Magwart
Lobo, here's my rescue perspective and...

Lobo, here's my rescue perspective and experience:

Professional breeders formed the American German Shepherd Rescue Association (www.agsra.org (http://www.agsra.org)). AGSRA fundraises for...
Forum: Rescue, Foster & Adoption Information (General) 07-20-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 439
Posted By Magwart
Commercial transport by air (rescue) - need advice

I really need help and advice on how to ship a GSD as cargo on a commercial airline from people who've done it -- breeders and IPO people who regularly ship dogs to trials/events, your expertise...
Forum: Finding a Good Trainer 07-20-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 746
Posted By Magwart
If you are still in need of a trainer (or more...

If you are still in need of a trainer (or more likely, a behaviorist), I would urge you to reach out to the German Shepherd rescues in your city and ask for recommendations--esp. since the issue is...
Forum: Aggression (the good, the bad & the ugly) 07-20-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 718
Posted By Magwart
While she's healing, you might consider a...

While she's healing, you might consider a "protective visor" (to keep her from running to sprinklers, trees, etc.). Several people on the Yahoo Blind Dog list use them:
OPTIVIZOR PROTECTS YOUR DOGS...
Forum: Health Issues 07-19-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 400
Posted By Magwart
Item G has the language I was thinking of re...

Item G has the language I was thinking of re ACL.... I highlighted it in red. I think it cost about what kr16 suggests -- around $50 (no x-ray needed). My vet made lots of notes in the file when I...
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