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by Mortis
Mon Oct 10, 2011 11:12 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Hip Dysplasia in ten week old puppy?
Replies: 15
Views: 3524

Re: Hip Dysplasia in ten week old puppy?

one of my friends has a gsd that when he was a pup was really whiny and didn't like much exercise his hips etc were checked all over and no problems, he was on a small dose of painkillers throughout his whole puppyhood and constant vet checks, when he was about a year (i think) the problem seemed to...
by Mortis
Fri Sep 23, 2011 12:47 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Help....sick puppy
Replies: 33
Views: 5427

Re: Help....sick puppy

found this thread after the pictures of her. its amazing how good she looks after going through so much. you are an :angel:
by Mortis
Tue Aug 30, 2011 4:08 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Must haves for post-ACL surgery
Replies: 42
Views: 8020

Re: Must haves for post-ACL surgery

How mobile are dogs usually after a successful surgery? gunner had his operation nearly 4 months ago and is only now getting back to a more normal exercise routine, i was given a 6 month estimate to when he could do what ever he wanted again. i found the restrictions very hard on gunner he wanted t...
by Mortis
Sun May 08, 2011 8:42 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Good and bad fruits and veggies for your dog
Replies: 7
Views: 1178

Re: Good and bad fruits and veggies for your dog

not that i give it to my dogs but why can't you feed garlic? i though garlic was good for parasites, or is that just horses?
by Mortis
Fri May 06, 2011 11:26 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: post ccl surgery exercise and rehab etc
Replies: 4
Views: 864

Re: post ccl surgery exercise and rehab etc

thanks. he hasn't had the op yet it is next week. i wasn't sure if vet gave out a rehab schedule im just panicking in advance.
by Mortis
Wed May 04, 2011 4:22 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: post ccl surgery exercise and rehab etc
Replies: 4
Views: 864

post ccl surgery exercise and rehab etc

now i will admit i am useless at searching for things on here, but despite my best efforts i just cannot find a thread to walk me through what i should be doing with gunner after his ccl surgery. when i spoke to the vet (he is having traditional repair) he said he would be able to move it to walk af...
by Mortis
Thu Apr 21, 2011 3:04 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: ? bad knee
Replies: 22
Views: 1792

has actually ruptured it

well spoke to the vet, the girl that handed gunner back got it wrong it isn't a partial tear, it is fully ruptured with an unstable joint...so surgery it is then. he is booked in for middle of may as that is the quickest they can get him in, vet said it isn't hurting him so is okay till then. my poo...
by Mortis
Thu Apr 21, 2011 1:18 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: ? bad knee
Replies: 22
Views: 1792

Re: ? bad knee

he is only three and pretty active he is my jogging partner and we started bikejoring awhile ago and i want him as healthy as possible and able to do all of these things as he loves it. he is the dog that keeps me active also he loves to play. i was hoping he could be rehabilited to heal his leg as ...
by Mortis
Thu Apr 21, 2011 12:13 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: ? bad knee
Replies: 22
Views: 1792

partially torn ccl advice please

turns out he has a partially torn ccl, vet is apparently suggesting surgery (he will call me later to discuss as i wasn't satisfied by the complete lack of answers i was getting, though i have no idea where he was when i collected gun) i was under the impression it was better to leave partial tears ...
by Mortis
Fri Apr 15, 2011 4:47 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: ? bad knee
Replies: 22
Views: 1792

Re: ? bad knee

thank you, i know im being irrational but when ever i think of it i get butterflies
by Mortis
Fri Apr 15, 2011 4:28 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: ? bad knee
Replies: 22
Views: 1792

Re: ? bad knee

he is booked in next week for his xray as there has been no improvement. :( i wonder if he has over stretched it as he does love putting his hind legs behind him, and he does drag them off the sofa. anyway wish him luck, im really nervous about him going under GA :(
by Mortis
Wed Apr 06, 2011 2:02 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: ? bad knee
Replies: 22
Views: 1792

Re: ? bad knee

haha glad he isn't the only one, he seems a bit better on it but seems to swing it instead of limping.
by Mortis
Tue Apr 05, 2011 3:46 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: ? bad knee
Replies: 22
Views: 1792

Re: ? bad knee

forgot to update he got anti-inflamm painkillers for 10 days if no improvement then she will do the xray. he was so excited he kept trying to lick her and wouldn't stop wiggling so she couldn't feel his leg properly, it really didn't help that as soon as he got into the vets his leg was suddenly fin...
by Mortis
Tue Apr 05, 2011 3:35 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: What is your feeding routine and how much time do you spend?
Replies: 26
Views: 2540

Re: What is your feeding routine and how much time do you sp

on raw so maybe a minute split over two meals? quick to prepare and it really doesn't last long once ive put it down.
by Mortis
Wed Mar 30, 2011 8:16 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: ? bad knee
Replies: 22
Views: 1792

Re: ? bad knee

thank you, i had already cut his food back as i noticed a few weeks ago he was looking tubby.

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