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How do you keep your dog's shedding under control?

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Comment by Alice on February 7, 2010 at 1:16pm
Christine,
I'm having the same problem with medicating my dog. I don't feel comfortable with putting chemicals into his body but i don't know if that is the smart decision or just the popular decision. I started a discussion on it a while back hoping to get some advise so you should chek it out and see if it can help you make a decision.
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As for the alternative, there are homeopathic preventions but I don't think thhre is much proof as to how effective it is and it is more indepth. You can read more on that here.
Comment by Ann B., Scout and Summer on February 5, 2010 at 10:24pm
Christine, I can't answer your question about Heartguard--my Scout is on a different medication for heartworms, called Interceptor, but it may be similar. Until just a few years ago, heartworms were unknown in Idaho, but now they are here, and we must medicate. Don't know if there is any alternative, at least my vet doesn't think so. I mostly answered because I was so taken by how beautiful Riley is--what interesting face markings! We are wanting another pup to be companion to Scout (who is 7), and we are waiting for a litter from our breeder here in Idaho, but I have also looked at the website of your breeder in Gaston. I'm not sure just where that is, but isn't LaPine near Bend? We like that area a lot--guess we consider Oregon our "second" state.
Comment by RILEY, MAGGIE and Christine Kemp on February 5, 2010 at 3:36pm
Would like some feedback on Heartguard for heartworm prevention. We live on the High Desert in Central Oregon...La Pine to be specific. Starting in late spring through the summer we have sooo many mosquitos. My problem is, that It bothers me a great deal to have a dog tested for heartworm and to medicate with products that contain chemicals...even though I know that heartworm can be deadly. Is Heartguard the best solution to the prevention of heartworm?
Comment by Alice on September 19, 2009 at 3:41pm
You should check with the vet to verify what it is exactly. My friend's black lab would get something like that on one leg all the time and it ended up being that he had bad allergies and was licking and nibbling that spot due to the itching which in turn formed a wound. There are lots of things that can be done to help if that is the problem.
Comment by Kelley on September 19, 2009 at 12:27pm
Question. . . Logan has this spot on his front leg that is red, sometimes seepy, starting to scab over and he's constantly licking it. He gets the same spot in the same place every 6 months or so. Other than the licking, it doesn't seem to bother him. So my question then, does anyone have any ideas what it is and how to get rid of it?
Comment by Corgibyassociation on September 2, 2009 at 8:40am
Freya is 18.8 pounds as of 10 months old.
Comment by Cathi on September 2, 2009 at 12:34am
update on Bunny's torn ACL and weight - her right rear ACL is all healed, no residual damage evident at this time, though I'll keep her on a supplement with MSM, Chondrotin, fish oil/omega 3's etc for joints and tissue health.

She's lost 5 lbs so far! Still a ways to go before she's at her goal weight of 23-25, but with the good report on her knee more walks in the picture.
Comment by Sarah, Sadie & Dexter on July 22, 2009 at 1:58pm
Sadie weighs in at 14.8lbs at 24 weeks old!
Comment by Melissa Bee on June 14, 2009 at 6:55pm
Please help if you can . . . pass along to other dog lists (I've already sent it to corgi-l and showcardi)

Thanks,
Melissa Bee

Anthony and Debra Pepe asked to post and request that you repost to any 'doggy' lists with members who may live in the area.

Their beloved 3 year old red and white Pembroke Welsh Corgi bitch (in show condition) escaped from being temporarily boarded in the Elkton, MD area early this week, and despite great efforts by everyone, has not yet been located.
She is microchipped and friendly, although undoubtedly frightened (they've had severe thunderstorms in the area which haven't helped with that, or with tracking efforts).
Please remember this little dog and the Pepes in your prayers, and reach out to any other lists in case there are any dog lovers in that geographic area MD/PA/DE) who may still be unaware. Anthony has to return to work in NJ this next week for a few days but will be back in the MD area soon--his cell phone # is 732-713-1709 and you can leave a message with any info or sightings.
Comment by Glori on June 3, 2009 at 7:29am
The Furminator!!! followed by a bath... in my case, the shedding lasts almost a month!
 

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