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    Boots

    its funny the same day i posted this I came across the PAWZ boots at my local pet store and they are perfect, exactly what we needed :)
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    Boots

    Hi I have a older male boxer, 15 years old. He is starting to have some issues with his back legs and drags his feet a little when walking. I try to keep him on soft surfaces as much as possible buts its not always possible. I need to find some sort of protection for his feet so that he is not...
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    Pancreatitis

    I have had him on Wellness Core for the last 2 years since his very first bout of Pancreatitis and he has done well on that till now. Right now he is on a home cooked diet while I try to decide how to manage it going forward. All treats have been removed from the house so that there is no...
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    Pancreatitis

    I have a 12 year old male boxer with pancreatitis and looking to see if anyone else has experience with this. He had his first bout of pancreatitis about 2 years ago, back then he was very sick. Since then he has had a few more flare ups but because we are now more aware of the signs we are...
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    Insulinoma

    Up until recently we were only giving her the Pred once a day but due to recent problems keeping her glucose numbers up we have now gone to twice daily which seems to be doing the trick for now. I am just looking into sources of the Diazoxide in case we need to try that. It’s been over a...
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    Insulinoma

    My 11 year old female boxer was diagnosed with Insulinoma just over a year ago, and for the last year we have managed it with regular feedings and 20 mg of Prednisone daily. The tumor has obviously started to grow as the prednisone has just recently become less effective. We have increased her...
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    Very high Calcium levels

    Calcium I had a similar experience about 10 years ago with our first Boxer Hooligan, the high calcium levels were causing problems with his Kidneys and further testing revealed he had Lymphoma which was the cause of the raised calcium level. You may want to talk to your vet about testing for...
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    Glucometer

    My 10 year old boxer has just been diagnosed with Insulinoma and I am thinking of getting a Glucometer so I can check her glucose levels at home. Has anyone purchased one of these to use on their dog and if so can you recommend a particular brand. Thanks
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    Insulinoma

    Hi I am wondering if anyone has any experience with an Insulinoma. My vet believes my 10 year old female boxer may have this. So I am curious to learn how others decided to treat/mangage etc Thanks
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    Intro

    Hello from Maynard MA where I live with my 2 boxers. Finnegan a 10 year old white male and Nessa a 9 year old fawn female. I am vey familiar with boxer world and used to use it a lot years ago. I am returning now because one of my boxers is having some health issues and I know how useful...
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