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  1. Rabbit Discussion
    hi all.. i know i haven't posted in a while. i moved from california to nevada a few months ago and have been so busy! for the first time, Opus (7 months old) did not touch his food or water. i'm freaking out. it's sunday morning and i called all the animal hospitals in town and there are...
  2. Rabbit Discussion
    I need to get Mopsy neutered but when I have been looking at websites I keep reading about how there are so many vets out there that will sterilize rabbits but not really know what they are doing. If any of you here are from Mass, could you suggest a good vet. Or even a bad one that I should...
  3. Pet Health Concerns
    My Umbrella is wheezing a bit and Im getting ready to give him some Terramycin broad spectrum, the directions are for more then 1 bird and I dont remember if its 1 tsp or 1 tbsp per gallon of water, Does anyone know for sure? Thanks in advance. Rick
  4. Gerbil & Hamster Discussion
    Hello Gerbilfriends! I'm a female PhD student of veterinary medicine at the « Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire » in Nantes / France. The subject of my work is the aggressive behavior of Mongolian Gerbils (Meriones unguiculatus) among themselves in captivity. I have put up a survey and it would...
  5. Animal Welfare & Legal Issues
    Lynwood Pet Store Owner Faces 22 Felony Counts Of Animal Cruelty He also was practicing veterinary medicine without a license and was so cruel to the animals! :mad: Lynwood Pet Store Owner Faces 22 Felony Counts Of Animal Cruelty - KNBC-TV - MSNBC.com
  6. Cats
    I went upstairs today to clean the cats litter box like I do every wednesday and Hyrum kept pawing at this box of clothes. I went up to it and it had urine all over it. He's been peeing on it the whole week. I searched around and he had also peed on a bag and it looked slightly orange. I looked...
  7. Dogs
    I am wondering if any one else has had this same problem..... since my VET seems to be at a loss. I have three dogs - the youngest is 3.5 yrs old and she usually goes thru a very strange time of not eating for 1-2 weeks every 6 months..... and during this time she acts like she is a little...
  8. The Water Cooler
    I'm 13 and all of my life i've really wanted to be a vet, I know what is involved and I understand it will be hard to achieve but I was wondering if anyone is one or training to be one and could give me any tips on things that would help me to become one. Thankyou
  9. Cats
    Okay, so the cat has had a peeing problem for a loooong time. We did the antibiotics, he's been eating Rx urinary tract food for over a month, and STILL the uti. He's miserable. He licks himself, and cries. He pees outside of his box. And he WON'T drink water. I know he's dehydrated. But he...
  10. Vet Recommendations
    anyone have any suggestions?? my poor gerbil broke his hand and it's limp!
  11. Animal Welfare & Legal Issues
    Check out the link which has the list so that your pets will be safe.. Menu Foods supplies store brands to Wal-Mart, Safeway, Stater Bros, Kroger, PetSmart and other retailers. The recall covers its "cuts and gravy-style" food sold between early December and March. The food comes in cans and...
  12. General Animal Discussion
    Hello! I am about to sign up with a college for a veterinary assistant program, I have decided that is really what I want to do. I was wondering if anyone is or knows about a vet assistant. What kind of work exactly do they do(I basically know, but if there are other things I would like to know...
  13. Dogs
    ok first let me say, yes i know y'all arent vets. I'm trying to get others opinions and maybe learn from other's experiences. having said that. Dugan has been having "hot spots" or accute moist dermatitus. he's been thru pills, sprays,etc.....they said it probably was caused by anal gland...
  14. Vents and Rants
    I've been working for a couple of months in an emergency veterinary clinic, and I've seen my fair share of dumb people. Now, my question is, is it so hard to do preventive care? Just a few examples of what I've seen just this weekend... 2 leptospirosis cases, one was put to sleep (beautiful...
  15. Dogs
    Mirra broke her leg this afternoon about 3pm. I had her on her tie out and was carrying her crate around the side of the house for a good scrub and hose down. She was at the very end of her tie out and bouncing on her back legs barking at me. I heard something snap and she let out an ear...
  16. Animal Welfare & Legal Issues
    Just thought I would passt his along: September 2, 2005 : 5:47 PM ET posted by: 175PetsSurvived! I'm glad you are safe and appreciate your efforts. Could you pass on the following information about some surviving pets? URGENT NOTICE - METAIRIE PETS ARE MISSING THEIR OWNERS AFTER SURVIVING...
  17. The Water Cooler
    I thought I'd share this with everyone at pt. My old co-worker (Karen West) emailed this through to me this morning. When I was in Europe she paid her way to Sri-Lanka to help the animals in need over there. Together, along with many other vets and vet nurses volunteering their own time, we are...
  18. Debate Forum
    re the comment "....HOw about everyone step forward and foster ONE animal? Can you imagine if everyone stepped forward and helped a little? Maybe the vets, shelter workers, rescue groups could catch their breath for a little while." Wouldn't it help if there was alot more responsibility...
  19. Dogs
    Still vaccinating your pet every year? That may not be necessary and could even cause harm By Kim Campbell Thornton Special to MSNBC.com Updated: 10:48 a.m. ET July 18, 2005 Vaccinations have saved many pets' lives over the years, but they aren't without risk. Now, with new research showing...
  20. Gerbil & Hamster Discussion
    I want to try this stuff on my critters; my low-level mite problem is persistent. I understand Ivomec is the brand name. Would the generic version be cheaper? Where can I get it online? Links? What is your experience with it in terms of efficacy, dosage, how to use, and safety for the gerbils...
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