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Discussion in 'General Topics' started by JAMES CALDERWOOD, Nov 27, 2016.

  1. Stephen G. Hlis O.D.

    Stephen G. Hlis O.D. ODwire.org Supporting Member

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  2. Stephen G. Hlis O.D.

    Stephen G. Hlis O.D. ODwire.org Supporting Member

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    Whenever our son visits us, you may expect to see new photos of our dog, Red.
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  3. JAMES CALDERWOOD

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    One of the squeak toys we got for our dogs looked like a skunk with a stripe down it's back. The dogs had bitten the stuffing and squeaker out of it so it was just a "skin" sitting out by the forest. Once a skunk came by right next to the "skunk skin". I wasn't sure if it was coincidence or the skunk actually thought it was another skunk.

    Our dog Roxie is smarter than me. Once I was laying in the hammock and she came up with a Frisbee in her mouth, wanting to play Frisbee fetch. I took it and threw it, still laying in the hammock, and when she came back with it she put it on the ground just far enough that I had to reach for it. She still had her front foot on it and when I reached for it she slid the Frisbee back away from me so I had to get out of the hammock. Darn smart. Also sometimes she would run out the back door barking like there was a squirrel in the back yard and then when the other dogs went running out to catch the non-existent squirrel she'd sneak back in and grab their toys.
     
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    At my wedding yesterday, waiting for the cake...

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  5. JAMES CALDERWOOD

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    Not mine but pretty darn cute;

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  6. Clarence Widmann

    Clarence Widmann Well-Known Member

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    New pet. Meet Ziggy Stardust, left. We are officially foster failures now 1492551304404.jpg
     
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    Reminds me of this.

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    My horse was like this when she was little.
     
  8. Lisa Heuer

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    Our sweet girl blew out her cranial cruciate ligament and underwent TPLO surgery to repair it last week. She is recovering very well so far, although my husband and I are very worried about keeping her subdued during the recovery period. (We have sedatives and will need to use them.) The other stressful thought is that she has 50% chance of blowing out the other one. :-( 2017-04-16 18.47.53.jpg
    Thrice-daily ice treatment:
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  9. Lynette Kline

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    My son is thinking of getting a pug. Do they all have breathing issues?
     
  10. Nazanin Galehdari

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    Oh, I hope your furry baby feels better soon. Our beagle tore both his ACL's on his hind legs. After PT and months of no jumping, running etc, NSAID'S, it's finally healed.
     
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  12. Lisa Heuer

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    Oh no! I'm sorry your beagle went through that. No bueno. Izzie started out that way, with the original injury occurring in December right before Christmas. We were cleared by the surgeon in early March to resume normal activity but he warned us that her tibial angle leaves her predisposed to a full tear. She tore it completely while playing with our friends' dogs on April 11th. Surgery was a three days later. Sutures were removed today, and she is cleared to resume PT again tomorrow. We can't let her run or jump for 6 weeks though. It's going to be a very LONG 6 weeks, but I'm just grateful that she's going to be okay. We don't have kids so she is our baby. :)
     
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    Here is our new addition to the family. He is another rescue that my wife's boss had but then couldn't handle puppy stage. He is part Lab and part Beagle. His name was Zeus but my wife is trying to change it to Monkey. Big brother Milo is in the back. The dogs get along well but the cats are adjusting slower. They need to learn not to run. 20170703_152217.jpg
     
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    Hubby brought home a 5-mo blue nose pitbull last month. We're going to foster her and find her a home, he says.
    Well, I found her a home but he was NOT happy with me. Guess he likes her following him around, since I don't do that. And vet says she is the sweetest dog she's ever seen so we have to keep her. Sigh.
    Just had her spayed, very $$$ for a large puppy! (But I didn't b*&% like OUR pts do).
    She is a doll, very gentle and smart, loves to bite the water coming out of hose.
     
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    Don't have any pets to care for though sometimes I wish. Just can't bring myself to be a care giver at this time. Do get to enjoy the wildlife around me. Two maturing bucks in the lower field today. Past two years a covey of quail have entertained me. They run funny! Half a dozen cottontails and jacks zig zag ahead of me when I leave for work. Been seeing a red fox and coyote recently. Doves and various other bird species flitter around. Also the high desert variety of lizards abound.
     
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    Three big buck in my back yard, tons of bunnies, not as many foxes as prior years(hence the bunnies), occasional turkeys over the past 3 years all while a few homes are going up on 28 acre parcel behind us which will take some away from the back yard view.
     
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    My daughter the animal-lover has brought many home over the years. We've bottle-fed orphaned kittens, squirrels, bunnies and even a woodchuck. Currently I have 2 energetic labs who take me for long walks. She currently has my granddog, 2 grandcats and a grandferret.
     
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    A reminder ODwire.org posters...

    Your comments and photos are located in the general forum being seen by the general public.
     
  20. Alan Rophie

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    My daughter also has a dog Riley. When they were last in town. Riley had her first eye exam. Non embedded FB on cornea
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