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Hello -

I just wanted to see if anyone has any experience with urethral cancer in a spayed female.  We just found out on Saturday that Gracie has a tumor which will ultimately block her from being able to pee and there is nothing that can be done.  We do have her on an NSAID and are hoping this will shrink the tumor to give her longer.  I really have no idea how long she has with us - she is a healthy 11 year old and is not acting any different than she did 6 years ago....(except the…

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Added by Kim Baker on July 28, 2015 at 2:28pm — 10 Comments

Altoid first aid kit pet/people version

I have been toying with the idea of making an altoid first aid kit for outings with Becca. I've checked online for suggestions and have some basic ideas for what to include. I'd like to merge them into a kit for people and dogs. It will be used for everything from the beach to hikes.

My list so far:

Benedryl

bandaids

gauze pads

alcohol pads

neosporin

duct tape wrapped around a mini sharpie

tweezers or small knife including…

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Added by Marcie on July 27, 2015 at 6:01pm — 8 Comments

Doggy Diggin'

I t's that time of year when maturing palo verde borers emerge from the ground. This particularly nasty critter…

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Added by Vicky Hay on July 21, 2015 at 10:38am — 3 Comments

Is obedience training necessary?

Gutie is 6mo and is incredibly smart/obedient.  He knows how to sit, lay down, come, stay, roll over, play dead, bark/howl on cue, touch an object when pointed to, nose a bell when it's time to potty, heel, dance in a circle, jump through a hoop, kennel up, high five, shake, wave hi/bye... among other various tricks.  I've heard that training classes are also an excellent way to teach good behaviors and socialize but Gutie is such a good boy.  He doesn't jump on anyone (children especially)…

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Added by Chelsea Meredith on July 17, 2015 at 8:28pm — 8 Comments

Dougal proves Law of Conservation of mass!

If the food intake is restricted (165g / 6-7 ozs of high fibre kibble) and the poos are getting larger (and they were never small!), then QED the corgi must be shrinking....and he is: big boned (that euphemism cuts across species) Dougal has lost a kilo (2.2 lbs) so far. There may actually be a waistline lurking under that fluffy coat and his belly doesn't appear to be quite as close to the ground. Now if only I could apply the human equivalent to myself!

Added by Frances P Moloney on July 16, 2015 at 5:01pm — 10 Comments

She's home!

Here's our sweet girl, Tegan!  We've had a great first day together.

Added by C_Lowe on July 12, 2015 at 12:45am — 17 Comments

another update, Watson grows up

Watson is one and a half years old and still a joy to live with. He loves to play fetch and aggravate Izzy who is way too cool to play games with him. I am in full remission from cancer and am hoping that it lasts a long time. It is great to be free of chemo and start getting hair and…

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Added by Bev Levy on July 11, 2015 at 11:46am — 14 Comments

Cute Corgi Herding Video

This is a link to a cute herding video featuring Corgi's.

http://www.animalplanet.com/tv-shows/animal-planet-presents/videos/small-dogs-big-jobs-small-corgi-dog-vs-100-cattle/

Added by Stephanie on July 10, 2015 at 5:37pm — No Comments

Sad Sad day...

So it's been a while since I've been on here. But I wanted to inform everyone that Domo has passed away. It breaks my heart to hear the news. I just came back from deployment and I was just waiting to pick him up and have him run into my arms. Now I won't get the chance to do so. I just wish I could have seen him just one more time.

I'm just curious if any of you have lost a corgi and how long did it take you to get another dog, if you did so.

Added by Alain Nguyen on July 9, 2015 at 7:34pm — 15 Comments

Gone Too Long

I've been a silent lurker for awhile, not because Ellie gives me nothing to talk about, but because I've settled into my role as a Corgi parent and handle things as they come up with minimal panicking. I'm quick to take Ellie to the vet, even the emergency vet once, so I get most of the advice I need straight from him. I came online today and read some posts about Corgis who hate heat, and it reminded me of the value of participating more actively in this community.

Ellie has been…

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Added by Heather & Ellie on July 9, 2015 at 2:45pm — 6 Comments

Corgi IQ? Hah! Never fear...

The scene: A shady bosque in the backyard, where the Human is taking its morning coffee and the Corgis are doing whatever dogs do in backyards.

Ruby (having discovered the irrigation water pools up under one plant and makes a grand muddy puddle): SPLASH FROLIC SPLASH SPLAT WALLOW SPLASH SPLATTER....RUN RUN RUN RUN RUN RUN SPLASHITA RUN SPLASH RUN RUN RUN....

Human (having just paid Wonder-Cleaning Lady to shovel out the…

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Added by Vicky Hay on July 8, 2015 at 11:51am — 2 Comments

Happy 4th of July!!

Ashton, Pinoko and Alphonse want to wish everyone a very Happy and Safe Independence Day!! Happy 4th of July!!

Added by Gail & Ashton on July 4, 2015 at 2:39pm — 6 Comments

Corgi found looking for owner mankato blue earth Minnesota

The mankato area impound found this corgi and posted to Facebook looking for his owner. Found near mt kato…

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Added by Stephen and Megan on June 30, 2015 at 7:13pm — 9 Comments

My New Grandpuppy!

She's not a corgi but I have to show her off anyways.  She...who doesn't have a name yet...is a 3 month old black GSD.  My daughter picked her…

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Added by Linda on June 27, 2015 at 11:26pm — 8 Comments

Noodles is 10 today!- updated with Birthday party pictures

Today is the day the world was blessed with Noodles presence 10 years ago. I can't believe how time has flown by. His birthday party will take place after we get home from work, but I've been busy preparing for it. He will get an ice cream sandwich instead of cake this year...the cookies are peanut butter flavored and the ice cream is peanut butter & banana flavored and of course, all doggie safe ingredients. Here's a picture of him from this morning sporting his birthday bandana and his…

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Added by Alison Prasavath on June 26, 2015 at 9:00am — 8 Comments

How much should he eat?

Hi everyone!  Gutie is 4.5 months now and is getting 1/2 cup of Fromm's Puppy dry food 3x day (7am, 12pm, 5:30pm).  I can visibly see his waistline and his ribs (both of them aren't sticking out, but I can see them without any difficulty).  He's an active dog (puppy play dates 2x/week, hiking/long walks everyday, swimming at the beach/pool, running freely at the park/cabin).  I took him to the vet to get weighed the other day on their scale and he's nearly 21lbs, but she the tech assured me…

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Added by Chelsea Meredith on June 24, 2015 at 8:29pm — 2 Comments

Happy Birthday Max!!!

I can't believe my Max turned 13 today.  We didn't get to share the first 5 years of his life but he was there at the perfect…

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Added by Linda on June 21, 2015 at 4:37pm — 16 Comments

Sophie is done with chemo!!!!

The first pic is Sophie back in December of 2014; it shows her lying on her ottoman after her first chemo treatment; a pretty sad corgi, indeed. She had been diagnosed with lymphoma in early December during a routine vet visit to monitor her seizure meds and we were devastated. We decided to go ahead with chemo despite her age (10 yrs.) and Hx of seizures, since she was still enjoying life, food and walks. We agreed to stop the treatment…

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Added by Chris Payerl on June 16, 2015 at 11:28am — 14 Comments

Herding Cats

The neighbor's nuisance cat got into the pool area this morning and attacked DUCK on her nest. The terrorized bird put up quite a racket. Luckily, I happened to be home at the time. I ran outside and grabbed a hose, but couldn't quite hit the accursed cat, which was, shall we say, persistent. DUCK fell off the coping into the pool.

I threw open the gate and hollered for Cassie, who came…

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Added by Vicky Hay on June 13, 2015 at 4:07pm — 7 Comments

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