I have a 5 month old, I am babysitting a dog for 5 days during Christmas. This dog is heartworm positive. I am a volunteer for PItbulls and I am taking the dog in because her foster home is going on vacation. The dog will be undergoing treatment in a couple weeks, but she will still have it when I have her. I have 2 dogs myself that are both on preventives. My question is I know my dogs can't get it because they are on the preventives but is there anyway this dog could pass it to my infant ?View Thread
No we have no idea and wish we did.... We keep our trash outside in the garage so she didnt get into that... Only thing we can think of is if she got something in the yard so we dont let her outside in the yard alone anymoreView Thread
My pitbull was diagnosed at the Animal hospital Er on Saturday . She stayed overnight on fluids and Meds and we got her back Sunday. We were told to SLOWLY introduce food and water back into her diet. She is doing good with eating but she never wants water and will only drink like a couple licks. She went to her water bowl like 3 times yesterday thats not alot. Im just worried about her not being hydrated. With her pancreaitis she is supposed to be on a BLAND diet with nothing fatty. Do you think it would be okay for me to put a popsicle in her water bowl to encourage her drinking more ? Or any other suggestions.... All she does is sleep thats all she wants to doView Thread
My friend and I are both about 7 months pregnant . I have 2 dogs both are 3 & 4 and have been on heartworm Meds their whole life and get their yearly shots and are very well taken care of . She recently adopted a year old pitbull and she took him in to the vet to get his exam and found out he has had heartworms. Is this contagious to her and her baby ? Or me since ive been around the dog ? And do I have to now take my dogs to get checked again even though they have not once missed their monthly meds ?View Thread
Ive been hearing alot of great information on this new Triflexis Medication which is flea and heartworm and parasite prevention for dogs and I really want to switch mine to that . Right now they are on Comfortis and Heartguard but it would save alot of money to go to just one medication that has it all. I called my vet and they dont have it yet they said they dont trust it yet but they also did this when Comfortis came out they were the last ones to sell it they are family owned so i think that could be why. Has anyone had any expierence with this whether or not its worth the change?View Thread
Michael Vick not only FAUGHT his dogs but he put his female dogs on Rape stands to breed, and when he had a litter of pups if they wouldnt fight he would eletric shock them, drown them, or "THROW THEM AGAINST THE FLOOR TILL THEY DIED" he killed dogs because they werent agressive. This I know Read it in a article he did. HE says hes sorry blah blah blah , If you can do that to a animal there is nothing to forgive. You have something wrong with you to do that. As a owner of a pitbull and also I am a HUGE pitbull advocate I cant stand this man and NO he should NOT be allowed to own another dogView Thread
My pitbull has been doing this since she was 8 weeks old. I cant even tell you how many times I have switched her food lol. I just think she likes her poop its disgusting. Vet says shes perfectly healthy nothing wrong but he said her whole litter and her mom most likely did it so its all she knows. Recently we are trying putting Meat tendorizer in her food We have heard ALOT of positive reactions to that so we shall see. We need to figure it out thought because we are about to have a baby in July and dont want nasty germs when she kisses her !View Thread
honeslty my pitbull eats EVERYTHING she wants lol when my husband and I arent home and rice is what I give her to help her is Cooked rice. The fact that it was uncooked isnt terrible . It might make him a bit sick but i Really dont think its anything serious . Just watch himView Thread
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