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Cure for Diesel's Paws

Hi Everyone, My sister's dog, Diesel, has been suffering from some kind of a fungus infection on his paws.  It's been a couple of months since he has been dealing with this unknown disease.  It's literally eating away the skin. My sister took him to the vet and none of the testings reveal the exact cause and so far no cure.  Lately, she has been applying garlic and has noticed some improvement but I want...
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Dogs won't since my surgery

So, I had surgery a week ago and had to return to the hospital due to some setbacks. Our dogs, three Chis,are being looked after by my husband and in-laws who is helping us out. But they are not eating as much. Whenever, I'm home they lay next to me as usual but seem saddened by the situation. Any ideas to support them at this time? Thanks.
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Go fund me reqeuest

Is there anyway that you could share my go fund me link on your Facebook account. I am trying to raise money to get my dog a surgery to remove a cancerous tumor in her intestine. If you can I would be so gracious the link is www.gofundme.com/helpvegaswithcance  let me know if this is something that you are able to do. Thank you so much!!   Laura Thomas  
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Convenia given to lactating dog

Bought a golden retriever from a careful breeder, in the business for 30 years. When puppies were born the mom was given Convenia after her section. The puppies got sick . When the breeder learned that Convenia had been given innapropriately, she took the puppies off the mom, and another mom fed them. My puppy is 6 months old, just had bloodwork done and his levels were completely horrible. Had fluids, untrasounds, urinalysis. His kidneys...
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would like to donate 7 puppies to be trained to be servic dogs
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Popular Questions

Bed dog or bed hog: the realities of sleeping with dogs

These photos say it all!!! Do you allow your dog(s) to sleep with you in bed? If so, what do you put up with? Myself, I have been fortunate enough to experience the ninja paw, nose spray in the face, the silent deadly (and sometimes not-so-silent deadly) and suffocation by fur to name a few...! If you have a photo of your bed dog or bed hog, upload it here and tag the photo "bed...
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Dry skin/scabs after bathing

A few months ago I took my 1 y/o Black Lab Mix (rescue) to a "Bathe-it-yourself" place.  She hadn't had a bath in a while, and had been playing a lot with her best friend (lots of mouthing each other) so she stunk!!  I used their shampoo & their rubber shampoo brush and thought I did a great job. Since it was cold outside, I made sure I dried her thoroughly.  As a volunteer at...
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Heiry Question: Trusted pet sitter takes dog to shelter, dog gets euthanized

Imagine having to leave your dog in the care of someone you trust while you are away for an extended period of time. Then returning home to discover that your dog is dead because the caregiver took your dog to a shelter, where eventually euthanized your dog. What would you do if your dog was euthanized while under the care of someone you trusted? That's what U.S. Navy petty officer Emily Valenzuela said happened when she left...
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Why does my dog always rub her nose on the floor before she eats?

I always wonder why my doggie rubs her nose on the floor before she eats. So basically when I give her food everyday, she'd rub her nose on the floor and push the bowl away. She continues doing that for maybe a couple minutes and then she'll start eating. Can someone please advise? Thanks in advance :)
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Heiry Question: Woman who died of cancer had guide dog euthanized and buried with her

An Indiana woman who died after a long battle with cancer on March 8 requested that her dog accompany her to the grave. Sheila Stadler, 68, made the unusual decision to have her healthy 5-year-old guide dog, Toffee, euthanized and buried with her. According to WTHI News 10, the decision has proven controversial, although it is legal. The original news piece on the broadcaster's site has since been removed, but other news sites referencing the...
Poll Would you carry out a relative's dying wish to euthanize their healthy dog? Vote now!
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