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Rag Weed Allergy

Had the Gunster at the vet this morning. Doc thinks he has ragweed allergy. Says that he has seen tons of dogs in the last 3 weeks with same thing. Red , itchy skin. He put him on Tamaril for a week to settle things down from the inside out. Anyone else have this problem? I tried taking care of it without meds for a week or so. Using Aloe Vera lotion and Burt's Bees Hot Spot salve...I guess it helped keep him from having open sores but over all his skin remained itchy and inflamed so now I…


Added by Diane Burda on September 2, 2010 at 12:38pm — 1 Comment

Healing after ACL Surgery

Hi All,

My boy Gunny had ACl surgery 8 weeks ago. The repaired leg is obviously weaker and looks skinnier than the other due to muscle atrophy. I might be jumping the gun here, but I am concerned that I should be doing more to make him use the repaired leg more. We are still helping him up stairs but he goes down once in a while on his own. We are only doing very short walks and trying to keep him from his usual running around. Is there something I should be doing to force him to put…


Added by Diane Burda on August 4, 2010 at 3:25pm — 6 Comments

I need Advice for my boys torn ACL

Has anyone had a dog with a torn ACL? I would apprecite hearing from anyone that has gone through this with their Corgi.

Added by Diane Burda on May 25, 2010 at 4:38pm — 2 Comments

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