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Re: Any dog lovers?

Postby JuPaul » Tue Mar 10, 2020 6:45 pm

Man, sad day for pet lovers. My brother had to put his much-loved little pup to sleep today, too. She was 15 and almost totally blind and deaf, though, so it was a mercy. It's so heartbreaking that our fur babies live such short lives compared to ours.
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Re: Any dog lovers?

Postby DSH007 » Wed Mar 11, 2020 7:58 am

TkoK83Spy wrote:
Tue Mar 10, 2020 9:31 am
Sorry to hear that Rick. They really are part of the family! We're currently going through our own issues with ours right now as well :(

About a month ago he began holding up his rear left leg, or not putting much pressure on it if he were to put it down on the floor. He's a wild one, so we thought maybe he strained something. Gave it a few days and it didn't seem to be getting any better. Took him to the vet and had xrays done and they thought it could be a variety of things. Gave him some medicine thinking it was a nerve issue, but that didn't improve anything and only made him very clumsy and out of it.

Last week my wife took him to a specialist at Cornell college around an hour away from us. A couple days prior to going, we began to notice that his head, just in front of his ears looked like it was beginning to collapse into his head a bit, looking a bit deformed. Cornell determined that his leg isn't causing him any pain, and that he may have some kind of lower spinal injury, some kind of autoimmune disease, the possible dreaded "C" word or a couple other things. Very frustrating not to know at this time without even further testing (MRI and spinal tap...$2,500!) Last Thursday they started him on a steroid pill he takes twice a day. He has began to use his hind leg a bit more, which is very encouraging...but his head is getting worse. Back to the vet tomorrow. He's also only 7 or 8 years old and it's breaking our hearts seeing multiple issues going on with him. The most recent Manix 2/Rex 45 will be my last knife purchase for a bit, as taking care of our Tony is certainly more of the priority at the moment and that's where any extra money is going.

This is a picture my wife took of him at the specialist...DID NOT like the vet touching and poking him! Hiding in the corner under my wifes chair!


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Thanks Rick. Sorry to hear about your troubles as well.. sending good thoughts out to Tony and your family, and hoping for a full recovery!
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Re: Any dog lovers?

Postby OrangeShoes » Thu Mar 12, 2020 4:05 am

I like dogs but i dont have one lol

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Re: Any dog lovers?

Postby GiftedMisfit » Fri Mar 20, 2020 9:26 am

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Pure bread Alapaha bulldog. Amazing breed, very smart, loyal, friendly. Just an amazing friend.
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Re: Any dog lovers?

Postby bh49 » Sat Mar 28, 2020 4:39 pm

IMHO, there are two kind of people on the Earth: people who have dogs and dogless people. I feel sorry for the second group.
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Re: Any dog lovers?

Postby OrangeShoes » Mon Mar 30, 2020 12:02 am

Those are cute dogs. I had shih tzus and labs 12 years ago and they're all gone now. I am thinking about getting a small breed when the crisis is over. What do you think of toy poodle or terrier?

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Re: Any dog lovers?

Postby wrdwrght » Mon Mar 30, 2020 12:01 pm

bh49 wrote:
Sat Mar 28, 2020 4:39 pm
I feel sorry for the second group.
I don’t feel sorry for dogless people, but neither do I trust them as readily as dog-lovers.

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Re: Any dog lovers?

Postby prndltech » Mon Mar 30, 2020 12:44 pm

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Cash, after Johnny of course.
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Re: Any dog lovers?

Postby PineyBoy » Mon Mar 30, 2020 2:30 pm

verapantano wrote:
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I'm thinking of raising a fur baby. Can anybody suggest me a suitable breed? It's better if you could suggest a breed doing good with newborn babies.
It’s tough, but I would suggest a Labrador Retriever. They almost never eat newborn babies, unless extremely hungry. :)

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Re: Any dog lovers?

Postby bearrowland » Mon Mar 30, 2020 9:11 pm

prndltech wrote:
Mon Mar 30, 2020 12:44 pm
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Cash, after Johnny of course.
He's awesome!!
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Re: Any dog lovers?

Postby TkoK83Spy » Mon Mar 30, 2020 9:15 pm

Sure is, saw his face and his mish mash of black and white, loved that pic.

Funny how annoyed they seem of us taking their pics 😂
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Re: Any dog lovers?

Postby prndltech » Tue Mar 31, 2020 2:36 pm

TkoK83Spy wrote:
Mon Mar 30, 2020 9:15 pm
Sure is, saw his face and his mish mash of black and white, loved that pic.

Funny how annoyed they seem of us taking their pics 😂
The pic doesn’t show it but it’s actually brindle and white!
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Re: Any dog lovers?

Postby prndltech » Thu Apr 02, 2020 9:06 am

Here’s another.... smiley goofball

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Re: Any dog lovers?

Postby SolidState » Thu Apr 02, 2020 4:36 pm

I judge people by their dogs, or the way dogs act around them. Doggos are usually good judges of character.

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Re: Any dog lovers?

Postby bearrowland » Fri Apr 03, 2020 9:16 am

They're the best judges I've met yet!
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Re: Any dog lovers?

Postby prndltech » Sat Apr 04, 2020 9:35 am

Judge this!


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Re: Any dog lovers?

Postby TkoK83Spy » Sat Apr 04, 2020 9:36 am

Looks so happy! Just here for some pets :)
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Re: Any dog lovers?

Postby bearfacedkiller » Sat Apr 04, 2020 10:29 am

SolidState wrote:
Thu Apr 02, 2020 4:36 pm
I judge people by their dogs, or the way dogs act around them. Doggos are usually good judges of character.
Truth!
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Re: Any dog lovers?

Postby bearrowland » Sat Apr 04, 2020 10:50 am

What a cutie!
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Re: Any dog lovers?

Postby wrdwrght » Sat Apr 04, 2020 12:18 pm

Effie and Angus, our Cairn Terriers, like many of us these days.

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