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Forum: Chinchilla Discussion   01-04-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,279
Posted By Jade
I would probably seek a second opinion, it...

I would probably seek a second opinion, it doesn't look like advanced dental disease to me and I would want a more knowledgeable vet to take a look. I realize that may be difficult given your...
Forum: Chinchilla Discussion   01-04-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,279
Posted By Jade
Honestly it's hard to say with that x-ray, as it...

Honestly it's hard to say with that x-ray, as it isn't a good still shot, it looks like the chin moved. I can see the part where the vet thinks it's in the sinus cavity, but I am not a vet so it's...
Forum: Chinchilla Discussion   01-04-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,279
Posted By Jade
I've not kept up with safe antibiotics for...

I've not kept up with safe antibiotics for rodents, but Cobactan appears to be a cephalosporin, which is not recommended in rabbits and like animals:
http://www.rabbit.org/health/antibiotics.html ...
Forum: Chinchilla Discussion   07-21-2011, 10:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,484
Posted By Jade
The most common result of wet eyes and drooling...

The most common result of wet eyes and drooling is unfortunately malocclusion.
http://www.paw-talk.net/forums/f19/malocclusion-in-the-chinchilla-17468.html

You will want to find a vet...
Forum: Dogs   07-09-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 952
Posted By Jade
Thanks! :giggle: Hopefully that's because I'm a...

Thanks! :giggle: Hopefully that's because I'm a professional photographer now, full time. ;)

The bone on his nose was no easy feat. He's actually looking at me and I triggered the camera with a...
Forum: Dogs   07-09-2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 952
Posted By Jade
And a few more. :) Creole's favorite thing to do...

And a few more. :) Creole's favorite thing to do is go to the beach and fetch his toy or a ball. Oh and drink the seawater, which usually doesn't wind up going well for him. ;)

Gumbo is a people...
Forum: Dogs   07-09-2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 952
Posted By Jade
My crazy pups

:wave: I know I haven't been around in a while, but thought I'd post some recent pics of my furry beasts. ;)

For those of you who don't know/remember, Gumbo is my 7 yr old pug, Creole my 4 year...
Forum: Chinchilla Discussion   03-14-2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,452
Posted By Jade
I'm no veterinarian so I will not give advice,...

I'm no veterinarian so I will not give advice, but please look at the images in the malocclusion thread here (http://www.paw-talk.net/forums/f19/malocclusion-in-the-chinchilla-17468.html). The...
Forum: Dogs   10-20-2010, 05:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,693
Posted By Jade
Has she met the kids? I would suggest a playdate...

Has she met the kids? I would suggest a playdate first, have them bring her to your house to hang out for a bit and make sure it's a good fit.
Forum: Chinchilla Discussion   10-09-2010, 10:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,490
Posted By Jade
No one can really tell you what to do, but I will...

No one can really tell you what to do, but I will tell you that my personal opinion is that when the roots are involved (and it looks to me like they are, between the xray and the weepy eye), they're...
Forum: Mouse & Rat Discussion   06-21-2010, 11:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 10,459
Posted By Jade
This is exactly what I was going to mention. ...

This is exactly what I was going to mention. It's going to vary per vet based on the local area.

Driving a bit out of town might be beneficial for your budget, if you can find someone trustworthy.
Forum: Chinchilla Discussion   06-09-2010, 11:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 993
Posted By Jade
Are you sure he's a he? ...

Are you sure he's a he?

http://www.smallanimalchannel.com/critter-experts/chinchilla/male-chinchilla-or-female-chinchilla.aspx

With the wet spots on the back, it sounds like he may be a she...
Forum: Chinchilla Discussion   03-28-2010, 01:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,018
Posted By Jade
I would suggest x-rays first to see if it's a...

I would suggest x-rays first to see if it's a dental issue rather than an eye issue. Eye problems have been the first indicator in two of my chinchillas of tooth root issues.
Forum: Chinchilla Discussion   10-10-2009, 10:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,181
Posted By Jade
Unfortunately surgery will not be effective, as...

Unfortunately surgery will not be effective, as the roots are the problem. You can really only trim the surface of the teeth, but shortening roots is nearly impossible. :(

My opinion can be...
Forum: Mouse & Rat Discussion   10-07-2009, 05:45 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,364
Posted By Jade
I think it's run its course, there's really no...

I think it's run its course, there's really no need to lock it.

It's clear we need a reminder on civility and tact, though. While many points were valid, there was no need for some of the...
Forum: Forum News   10-07-2009, 04:12 PM
Replies: 12
  Please Read: Please Report Posts
Views: 4,412
Posted By Jade
Exclamation Please Report Posts

Once again, it appears we're being inundated with SPAMmers. I have removed the ability to use links in signatures until reaching 30 posts, much like links in posts, but some of these folks are...
Forum: Dogs   07-31-2009, 11:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,473
Posted By Jade
I'd strongly recommend this book:...

I'd strongly recommend this book: http://www.amazon.com/Cautious-Canine-Patricia-McConnell-Ph-D/dp/1891767003 It helped my dog quite a bit. :)
Forum: Chinchilla Discussion   07-31-2009, 10:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 728
Posted By Jade
Please take him back to the vet. Urinary...

Please take him back to the vet. Urinary infections can be related to bladder stones, which can be a big problem. Chinchilla urine can be dark brown normally, but if it is bloody and you can see...
Forum: Dogs   07-31-2009, 10:29 AM
Replies: 9
  -Photos- new puppy
Views: 847
Posted By Jade
:adore: He's precious!!

:adore: He's precious!!
Forum: Dogs   06-17-2009, 10:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,075
Posted By Jade
Exclamation Doggy Heimlich

I just wanted to post and make sure folks know how to do the heimlich on their dogs. Thankfully, I researched it ages ago when I worked at the vet after a client's dog choked and died as a result. ...
Forum: Chinchilla Discussion   06-05-2009, 01:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,649
Posted By Jade
That much weight loss is astonishing. At my...

That much weight loss is astonishing. At my chin's sickest and lowest point, he was at 420 and he was skin and bones.

Has he had x-rays? An infection and/or root impaction would be my first...
Forum: Sugar Glider Discussion   06-05-2009, 12:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,852
Posted By Jade
*ahem* This thread is from 2003.

*ahem* This thread is from 2003.
Forum: Aquatic Discussion   06-03-2009, 01:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,314
Posted By Jade
I'm glad you found one who would deal with them! ...

I'm glad you found one who would deal with them! We had one at our specialty clinic who would do fish house calls if needed and he was great, but most people didn't care enough to spend the $$. ...
Forum: Chinchilla Discussion   06-03-2009, 09:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,024
Posted By Jade
http://www.zooplus.com/shop/rodents/food/chinchill...

http://www.zooplus.com/shop/rodents/food/chinchilla/rosenloecher/133617

Eek. I would pull out all of the additional things like the raisins, dried apples, corn rings, sunflower seeds, etc. (rose...
Forum: Dogs   05-31-2009, 05:26 PM
Replies: 13
  Moxie
Views: 1,180
Posted By Jade
:adore: I just want to come smooch her!!

:adore: I just want to come smooch her!!
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