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  1. First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Good morning all, We are looking to get our first furbaby and are beyond excited. My son has dog allergies so we've been looking at "hypoallergenic" breeds. I know no dog is truly 100% hypoallergenic but he's been around a friend's goldendoodle and seems fine. We've looked at the following...
  2. General Dog Forum
    Hi I have a cane corso male puppy named Kratos who is currently 9 months old. He is on the barf diet eating only meat and vegetables due to his long list of allergies. Kratos has been to the vet multiple problems due to these allergies. I am TRYING to find him vitamins and/or a protein powder...
  3. Dog Food Forum
    Hi everyone! I've had my one year old beagle mix since March, and it's been a constant stuggle with foods from the start. He had diarrhea constantly when I first got him, and dry flaky skin. He came from the shelter eating Purina puppy chow, so switched him to PetSmart's Simply Nourish chicken...
  4. Dog Food Forum
    Hi all! My dog Seamus was adopted 3 months ago and went from the most neurotic hot mess to a wonderful, beautiful (still endearingly neurotic), sweet dog. He has a way to go, but he's so good, and I love him so much. He has some pretty bad skin issues, or did, and instead of doing elimination...
  5. Attention All New Members
    Hi. I am an animal lover. I have an 10 year old kitty and recently took in a 2-4 year old dog that was headed to the pound. I originally planned to get the basics (vaccines, neuter) etc before finding him a home. After 2 days I fell in love. Warner is the sweetest little soul and a very good...
  6. Attention All New Members
    Since I have to post on here before I can post anywhere else, I figured I might as well ask while I can and start the conversation going. I have a Bichon Frise. When we first bought him about 13 years ago he would always have a problem going outside, on the grass. We found out that he had an...
  7. Attention All New Members
    Hi there everyone. I feel like im going to be turning to all of you quite often for help regarding my little guy. I have a 1.5 year old goldendoodle. Hes lovely. But we have one MAJOR issue that really takes the crown over all the other problems we have faces. That would be allergies. He is...
  8. Dog Food Forum
    Backstory, In March the rescue I got my dogs from got two 4 year oldish dogs that were suffering a bad allergic reaction. The male had hardly no fur from his waste down and was red as a tomato (in her words). The female wasn't quite as bad. They were also covered in mites. They figured they...
  9. Dog Food Forum
    I'm screwed. Literally, Toby is SCREWED. I have sworn up and down about Merrick since we found the brand because it does wonders for Toby and has been a LIFE SAVER. On Merrick we have had ONE vet visit - his annual! Prior to Merrick, we were in for various things every few months and at one...
  10. Dog Health Questions
    Ok, this is weird. My small dog keeps trying to chew his rear end. The vet checked his anal sacs and they're fine. His butt is clean and he doesn't have fleas. He was recently neutered (over two weeks ago), but not going for the stitches. He just developed struvite crystals, but the vet said...
  11. Dog Health Questions
    Hey all! So I have a question (yes we already saw the vet and have a prescription for her allergy issue) . I have a 8 going on 9 month old Pembroke Welsh Corgi, She has allergies. I have known this since i first took her to the vet for some icky eye gunky and hives on her tummy when she was...
  12. Dog Food Forum
    Okay, so i have a few questions about food: - Has anyone had their dog tested for food allergies, and if so what kind of test was it and what did it cost? - Could a dog that was doing fine on a food suddenly start having problems with it? - Could swapping to a different protein source trigger...
  13. Dog Health Questions
    Hello all! I am new to the group but have read on this site for years! Glad to be here! Ok, here's my issue. I am a single, struggling mother and sucker for dogs that need a home. I have (had) 3 dogs. Sparky, a bone mouth, solid black Shar Pei. He's not your typical Pei, though. He's got...
  14. Dog Health Questions
    It seems every summer Reptar and I deal with allergies. I just wish I could make it more bareable to her. The vet said every summer dogs in California have horrific allergies. She currently is on Hyrdoxizine and a steroid spray (spray can only be for seven days). Also just noticed she is chewing...
  15. Dog Health Questions
    Hi there! I have two small dogs who have separate problems, but I'm hoping to find a food that I can try to get them both on. Our first dog ("Goose", male/neutered, Chihuahua Mix, 7 years), had a bladder infection/struvite crystals in his urine about 3.5-4 years ago. He was given antibiotics...
  16. Dog Health Questions
    My female's hair keeps falling out of her head. It all started a few months ago. We noticed the hair on her head turned from black to brown fairly quickly. After the color change it started falling out. The skin seemed to thicken and become flakey where it had fallen out. I assumed it was a diet...
  17. General Dog Forum
    it looks bacterial, fungi maybe? its wet and looks gross, anyone have any tips ?
  18. Dog Health Questions
    I have a 4 year old male blue merle bobtail Aussie named Ace. I have had him since he was 3 months old. I saved him from being euthanized and he has grown to be my little buddy. The first couple years I had him I tried hard to keep him active and taught him tricks etc..I understand he is a high...
  19. Dog Health Questions
    Hi everyone.. I need some help with my pup. She has allergies and has always licked her back paws. This past week I was gone and left her with someone and she said she was licking her front paws. Anyways, it looks like she has blister-like things in between her paws where they are sore. If you...
  20. General Dog Forum
    What do you guys think? I have a Cairn Terrier and I'm not 100% convinced. Some people tell me, it is just a claim people make. Others, they swear by the "hypoallergenic" title of their breed. :lie: I know Cairns, Labradoodles, and some select terriers are often called hypoallergenic, but I...
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