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  1. Switching foods

    Dog Food Forum
    My dog just turned 1 at the beginning of the month and my boyfriend accidentally bought him puppy food again last month. I am trying to switch him back to an adult food since he is full grown and a beagle-prone to being overweight and puppy food has a lot of calories. Yesterday was the first...
  2. Howdy! Poison dog food?

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    Long time dog mama here. I am doing some small research to try and find what kind of dog food would be the best for my dogs, because we used to buy Blue Buffalo, and just found out that there is a class action suit because of lead poisoning in the "life bits" which are the vitamin additives...
  3. How do you give your dog his medications? & How do you cook his chicken broth?

    Dog Health Questions
    We adopted a 2 year old rescue dog six days ago. His name is Benji and he's a 9lb chi mix (we think chi-terrier). On Tuesday he had his first vet visit - he's up to date on all his shots and they said he wasn't necessarily due for a visit, but we wanted to establish a primary vet Doctor as soon...
  4. Sad dog owner

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    I was a forum member back when this forum had a different name - can't remember what it was, or what my username was. But I was a brand new dog owner, and this forum helped me grow with my chesapeake bay retriever puppy for the first year of his life. The result of all of the help and advice...
  5. 5 Month Old Puppy throwing up, won't eat, has diarrhea.

    Dog Health Questions
    Hi, My 5 month old boxer-pointer mix Freya is sick. This started on Tuesday. She ate some cat food in the afternoon--which doesn't sit well with her, it just goes straight through her. Afterwards she ate grass-that evening she threw up the cat food + grass. Yesterday she threw up again, grass...
  6. Golden retriever woes

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    Hello all, my golden retriever's name is Penny. She's almost 5 yrs old and has suddenly had some issues with vomiting 20-30 minutes after eating her food followed by bile. After almost $3000 she's home, eating a little bit at a time and not pooping since last Friday/Saturday. Just worried...
  7. 1 1/2 year old dog growling when i pet him

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    Hello! I have a question. I have a mini poodle who is 1 1/2 years old. Recently, over the past month he has been growling and snapping when I go to pet him at night when he is laying down. When I go over to him while he is laying down, he will turn onto his back like he normally does, so I can...
  8. mystery illness in a labrador!

    Dog Health Questions
    Hello! Thank you for deciding to read this. I am trying to find anything that might help my baby out.My 8 year old labrador retreiver steep decline began around the 4th of July. He is extremely terrified by fireworks and that night he could not find a safe heaven in the house. We tried...
  9. can anyone tell me what is wrong with my dog?

    Dog Health Questions
    hello, I am a new member, I just created an account in the hopes of getting some help for my pet... my dog, Daisy, seems to be having pain in her hindquarters. She walks with her tail low and slightly crooked to the left, and sits very carefully on top of her tail with her hind curled in. She...
  10. Rottweiler not feeling good

    Dog Health Questions
    I have a 14 Month old Purebred Rottweiler, whose not feeling very well. woke up at 6am to the loudest, most horrifying howl ever coming from my dog. He was trying to get up and his hind legs were giving out and he was favoring his right leg trying not to let his left leg down. I guided him to...
  11. Dog seems very sick, and lethargic

    Dog Health Questions
    Saturday (just yesterday) Morning my boyfriend and I had rescued a puppy. We named her Lily and she is just the cutest thing ever! Her first day she was a little shy, but she still played with her toys and peed outside. Although she was pretty relaxed, she liked to lay in your lap, she didn't...
  12. When is it Time to Visit the Vet?

    Dog Health Questions
    I apologize for needing advice again so soon but (and this is an important disclaimer to the whole post): I tend to over-worry! SHORT FORM: we called the vet with the following symptoms: nose-blowing, intermittent coughing, and some vomiting. The vet gave us meds. We then discovered the...
  13. How long will my sick dog live?

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    Hi there, I am new here and i do apologise if i'm posting this in the wrong area. My beautiful Labrador Libby was diagnosed with lung cancer a couple of months ago after i took her to the vet as she seemed to be hacking and making weird noises as if trying to clear something out of her throat...
  14. Really sick 10month old Lab, please help!

    Dog Health Questions
    Hello Everyone, My lab has recently gotten very sick in the past month and we are running out of options to help her. We have visited a few vets and have gotten some tests done, but no diagnosis is confirmed yet. I was hoping maybe someone has seen the following symptoms in a dog before and can...
  15. my dog is sick and i need help

    Dog Health Questions
    hello everyone i just found this forum trying to figure out what was wrong with my dog and i would really appreciate any help. ok we had two dogs in our house until today, ones mine and the other wasnt. the other dog died today. It had been sick for a couple weeks. it started off vomiting...
  16. Help Diagnosing: Weight loss, vomiting, arched back, chewing at private part

    Dog Health Questions
    My 9-1/2 year old dog (pug with some pepekingese) had some type of bladder/kidney infection about 6 months ago. Treated successfully with IV and antibiotics. He would still occasionally vomit (once every 2-3 weeks but otherwise has seemed fine. This past month he started vomiting more regularly...
  17. How To Tell If Your Dog Is Sick

    General Dog Forum
    When your dog is sick, they’ll usually act in a way that is totally different than normal. It’s important that you recognize any change in your dog’s behavior. How can you do this? By knowing how your dog behaves when he is healthy. When you spend a lot of time playing and socializing with...
  18. My dog was just diagnosed with Pancreatitis....need support. Also what causes it?

    Dog Health Questions
    Our poodle Zack was diagnosed today with Pancreatitis. He is 1 years old. Could you tell me what causes this? Also is there any good places I can go to get some reading on it. They expect him to make a full recovery but I feel I should have caught this. I've felt something was wrong for awhile...
  19. What could cause this...I don't think they are sick but...

    General Dog Forum
    I posted this under health but no one saw it so.... Okay I've noticed Saturday night and Sunday that both our dogs have had yellow colored poops what could cause this? As far as food goes They are at the bottom of their food bin which still had some of thier old food in it. (they had been on...
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