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  1. "He has chronic renal failure and is getting...

    "He has chronic renal failure and is getting 125mg a day of fluids sub-q that have a b vitamin complex in the fluids."
    He is getting injections of 125ml of fluid guys ;)

    There are a number of...
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    It would really depend on your level of...

    It would really depend on your level of experience around dogs and your local councils legislation.
    There can be issues with natural instincts being at a higher level than your average dog breed so...
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    V???? Really? Haha Favorite move: Volcano...

    V???? Really? Haha

    Favorite move: Volcano
    Favorite food: Vegetables
    A person you know: Vivienne
    A place you'd like to visit: Venice
    How you describe yourself: Vicious
    Favorite animal: Vixen ...
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    I'm in!

    I'm in!
  5. Question: Dog

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    If she is otherwise healthy it sounds like it...

    If she is otherwise healthy it sounds like it could be the 12 month hunger strike.
    Quite a few dogs will go through this phase and it always seems to be around the 12 month old mark. I struggled...
  6. A friend of mine recently lost her cat in a...

    A friend of mine recently lost her cat in a sudden accident, the cat and her dog were best friends, they were inseparable. The dog pined and moped and continuously looked for the cat, in the end she...
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    You can get pressure sensitive pads that go off...

    You can get pressure sensitive pads that go off when the dog gets up, we use these at work on the hospital beds to alert people when a high risk resident tries to get up. Downfall is if the dog just...
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    Sorry I'm late to the party. I really can't add...

    Sorry I'm late to the party. I really can't add much to this thread, some fantastic advice here.

    False pregnancy's unfortunately can show the same signs as a real pregnancy, right up to a b*tch...
  9. You could also try charcoal tablets for bad...

    You could also try charcoal tablets for bad breath, it could be something in the gut out of balance.
    Works on humans too.
  10. Glad to hear it! It might be a good idea to keep...

    Glad to hear it! It might be a good idea to keep a journal from now on so you can keep track of her accidents (if she has anymore) and what you did that day. Sometimes things like excessive exercise...
  11. I have a female here with a very similar sounding...

    I have a female here with a very similar sounding problem, while I agree with the others on spay incontinence I can give you her story so that you know you aren't alone with this problem!

    My girl...
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    Unfortunately your biggest mistake was in...

    Unfortunately your biggest mistake was in checking how many kits were born... Your second was moving them. You really need to not disturb the mother and kits whatsoever, especially if the mother is...
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    Absolutely desex him, it is completely...

    Absolutely desex him, it is completely unreasonable of your "friend" to expect you to let your dog have a litter of puppies just for HER benefit!
  14. I have actually found the opposite. I am highly...

    I have actually found the opposite. I am highly allergic to any dog with short hair, yet longer haired breeds I have much less trouble with. It all depends on the person and the dog, I think with...
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    A heat or season lasts on average 3 weeks, or 21...

    A heat or season lasts on average 3 weeks, or 21 days.

    The most fertile days are around days 8-12 .

    Bleeding may only occur for a week towards the beginning of the season, but once bleeding...
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    As a registered nurse presumably working long...

    As a registered nurse presumably working long shifts day or night then it's in the best interests of the puppies to rehome them.
    A full time working RN does not have time to care for a litter of...
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    How often are you feeding them? How much are you...

    How often are you feeding them?
    How much are you feeding them each time?
    How much do they weigh?
    Do you have them in a room that maintains a constant temperature of 76F?
    Are they feeding well?...
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    Bee stings are tricky ones, there's not much a...

    Bee stings are tricky ones, there's not much a vet can do for a standard sting.
    As soon as the sting happens you can give antihistamine to help counteract the swelling, but once swelling has started...
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    A couple of them know the situation and know that...

    A couple of them know the situation and know that I won't go somewhere intimate like a friends house if he is going to be there anymore. We are all meeting up for a barbecue on Saturday at the park...
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    Look at it this way... You may be able to...

    Look at it this way...

    You may be able to change things... But in the end you always fall back into routine again. The first year or two of a relationship is exciting, you are still learning...
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    Thanks guys. I have a problem with...

    Thanks guys. I have a problem with confrontation, I should mention that. I have outright told him to stop and that I'm not interested but perhaps I haven't been blunt enough. I'm a pretty shy...
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    How to stop unwanted advances from a friend?

    I have a male friend who has always been 'clingy' to me and told me he liked me even when I was still engaged (now separated). I told him obviously nothing was going to happen, I love(d) my partner....
  23. Question: He cheated?

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    My ex fiancÚ cheated on me a year into our...

    My ex fiancÚ cheated on me a year into our relationship. I broke it off with him but a few weeks later he came crawling back and I took him in again.

    6 years down the track I caught him cheating...
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    Geek and Gamer Girls by Team Unicorn...

    Geek and Gamer Girls by Team Unicorn
    ;)
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    I never mess around with eyes, one infection that...

    I never mess around with eyes, one infection that takes hold too strong and you can end up with a blind dog. Agreed, off to the vet.
  26. This is both inaccurate and dangerous advice. ...

    This is both inaccurate and dangerous advice.

    Leaving fleas on such young puppies could easily kill them, especially a heavy infestation.

    Puppies under 2 weeks of age cannot maintain body...
  27. This is something you will need to discuss with...

    This is something you will need to discuss with your vet. She could have hormone problems or she could be having silent seasons. Some b*tches will come into heat, be able to mate and produce...
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    I'm not a fan of flea dips or collars. Spot on...

    I'm not a fan of flea dips or collars. Spot on treatments work the best, they are just a little pouch of liquid you put on the base of the dogs neck.
    Your local vet or even pet store can help you...
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    You would be surprised how fast they catch on to...

    You would be surprised how fast they catch on to a new name. Think of shelter dogs, a lot of them are renamed by the staff and then renamed again by the new owners.
    It's just like teaching a dog a...
  30. Question: Owen's chin

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    Good luck! Having a hairless dog I had a helluva...

    Good luck! Having a hairless dog I had a helluva time with skin issues until I found out what worked for him, now his skin is perfect. It's just trial and error :)
  31. Question: Owen's chin

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    The cream I use on my Crested is brilliant. ...

    The cream I use on my Crested is brilliant. Neotopic-H Lotion. It rubs into the skin so there is no way to lick it off and on top of being an anti-inflammatory and antiseptic it also contains an...
  32. I was just going to suggest that, leave any mess...

    I was just going to suggest that, leave any mess Rascal makes for them to pick up.

    Except for wees on floating wood floors, I did that at my exs house and it bubbled the wood, whoops.

    A...
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    I would use antiseptic but not wrap it, just...

    I would use antiseptic but not wrap it, just leave it open.

    Use something strong smelling like Vicks Vapor Rub above and below the wound the deter her from chewing it further. If that doesn't...
  34. Question: Producing milk

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    Some b*tches will only start producing milk in...

    Some b*tches will only start producing milk in the last week of pregnancy. I wouldn't worry yet, just call your vet and just let them know what is going on in case you have to make a trip next week....
  35. No credit, no data but can somehow use the iPhone FB app

    I got an iPhone today and borrowed my dads credit card to sign up to iTunes and download the free Facebook app.

    I haven't bought any credit for the phone yet (prepaid phone) but I can somehow use...
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    You should see inside my dogs mouth, he doesn't...

    You should see inside my dogs mouth, he doesn't have any of his pre-molars and he's missing a canine tooth lol. Toy breeds are notorious for having bad teeth and teacups (which are basically the...
  37. I just came out of a 7 year relationship 3 weeks...

    I just came out of a 7 year relationship 3 weeks ago.

    I made sure I still went out with my friends, did my hobbies, everything I did when we were together and MORE. It really helps take your mind...
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    You had unprotected sex, of course you could be...

    You had unprotected sex, of course you could be pregnant, time for a pregnancy test.
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    Honestly I didn't need to read your whole...

    Honestly I didn't need to read your whole question, just the first sentence.

    If you have had sex, unprotected or not you could be pregnant.

    No-one can tell you what is normal behavior for you. ...
  40. The solution... Give up. If you press her to...

    The solution... Give up.

    If you press her to be in a relationship with you all you will do is push her away.

    Not only does she have a boyfriend but she also told you she just wants to be...
  41. Haha it is very hard not to give in! I'm lucky I...

    Haha it is very hard not to give in! I'm lucky I have very small dogs and a huge bed to myself so we can all spawl out!

    Personally I wouldn't let him out, I would be more inclined to be training...
  42. I would say it is more because he is wandering...

    I would say it is more because he is wandering around during the night.
    Just think if you were up all night walking around you would probably need to pee at some point, whereas if you are in bed...
  43. On my mattress I used diluted vinegar. It made...

    On my mattress I used diluted vinegar. It made the mattress smell like salt and vinegar crisps for a day or two but after that no odor at all. It also works to kill bacteria and mold growing inside...
  44. Personally I would get a dog sitter but that's...

    Personally I would get a dog sitter but that's just me.

    3 months is very young and it's not so much the cold as it is the exercise. While exercise is good for their health, it is important not to...
  45. Joypulv has a good point and I don't think she...

    Joypulv has a good point and I don't think she was trying to insinuate you were doing the wrong thing, perhaps that you just need a little help in dealing with a difficult dog.

    You need to...
  46. Later in the pregnancy a high quality puppy food,...

    Later in the pregnancy a high quality puppy food, the extra nutrients and calories in puppy food are vital for mum at the moment.
  47. Yes, asprin is safe for dogs, it's cats that...

    Yes, asprin is safe for dogs, it's cats that absolutely cannot have any.
  48. You can try pepto bismol to help stop the...

    You can try pepto bismol to help stop the vomiting. Pepto is safe for dogs, but should never be given to cats.

    Dosage is one teaspoon per 20 pounds.

    After that try syringing very small amounts...
  49. I never thought of the donut cones before,...

    I never thought of the donut cones before, thanks, I'll look into them a bit more.

    Mum and dad lost their last Dane last year, after that the kennels were dismantled as they lost heart in the...
  50. Not weird at all, I did think of a tarp but...

    Not weird at all, I did think of a tarp but knowing her she would just pull it off the bed.
    At the moment whenever I go in the bedroom the blankets are always scrunched up where they have been...
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