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    Sub aortic stenosis (SAS) HELP

    We took our dog for a small operation to remove the lump on his leg. The vet heard some weird sound in his heart and decided to do the ultra-sound and found out that our 2 1/2 year old has Sub aortic stenosis (moderate). We were told that there was nothing we could do, no medicine, no...
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    Question about Rilexine/Cephalexin

    My two year old has skin problem, with pimples all over his body especially his head. We took him to the vet and got some antibiotic Rilexine/Cephalexin. According to the dosage on the package and on the internet. My 32kg has to take 450mg twice daily but the vet told us to give him 900mg...
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    How to train dog to use backyard?

    We have recently moved to Dubai. Our house has a backyard but our dog never wants to do business there. How do I train him to do it there? I always have to take him out of the house just to let him do business and it is very hot, his paws must be burning. I even have some grass for him in the...
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    Relocating to Dubai

    We will be move to Dubai in about a month. Are there Boxers out there? Since there is no dog run and dogs are not allowed on the beach. I want to organize doggy play group at my home. If you are out there please let me know. Any suggestions on Dubai about dog are very welcome. Thanks...
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    How much food to feed?

    I am thinking of switching to completely home cooked meal. Right now I give him mixed of kibbles and cooked meal. How much do I feed home cooked meal to him per day? Do I have to consider his body weight? He is fully grown, 18 months old. Thank you for your advice!
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    Can a dog catch a cold?

    After searching, the answer seems to be NO. My dog sneezes a lot (starts this week) and produces white mucus. He does not cough but quite loud when he breathes. He does not seem to act differently, still eats, still plays and still sleeps. I have read about kennel cough but mine does not seem to...
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    Dried beef?

    Can anyone tell me how to do dried beef (jerky beef) if I don't have a food dehydrator? I have been using the oven by using the convection with door ajar and 50 degrees celcius, for 5 hours. Is this the right way to do it? Thanks!
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    Chasing small dogs in dog-run

    My dog is a year old and loves chasing small dogs in the dog-run. He does not bite them or does them any harm but provokes to get reaction from them. Many of small dog owners are really annoyed with him. Is there anything I can do to prevent him from doing this? I take him away from the small...
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    Dogs' rules

    How about if Dogs Made The Rules 1. If I like it, it's mine. 2. If it's in my mouth, it's mine. 3. If I can take it from you, it's mine. 4. If I had it a little while ago, it's mine. 5. If it's mine, it must never appear to be yours in any way. 6. If I'm chewing something, all...
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    Home-made dog biscuits

    Has anyone got recipe for dog biscuits? My dog is allergic to yeast so it is not very easy to find him some nice and healthy biscuits. Thanks!
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    It is so very true!

    Make It Thru The Day If you can start the day without caffeine or pep pills... If you can be cheerful, ignoring aches and pains... If you can resist complaining and boring people with your troubles... If you can eat the same food everyday and be grateful for it... If you can understand...
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    La Mancha, Spain

    We are planning to rent a car and drive around La Mancha, following Don Quijote. Anybody has done that? Any suggestion/advice is very appreciated. Thanks
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    Roll over command

    I am trying to teach my 9 month old Oscar to roll over but without success. Can anyone help me? How do you teach a Boxer to roll over? Can he roll over at all? My dog can do 'TURN" very nicely and he loves doing it but roll over?
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    One meal kibbles/one meal raw, possible?

    My dog is 8 months old. After reading so many good things about raw diet for dogs, I have been thinking about doing it, one meal raw a day. Breakfast he will have his usual kibbles and dinner his raw meat. Has anybody done this? I am not ready to switch him to totally raw diet but would love to...
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    Housebroken or not housebroken

    My dog is 8 1/2 months old and he has not had any accident about a month. He seems to hold his pee much longer as sometimes he plays so hard and long at home and when we take him out he does it right in front of the house (very long pee) Can he be considered housebroken? Thanks!
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    Very interesting article on Yahoo

    Vets turn to acupuncture for ailing pets By MARCUS WOHLSEN, Associated Press WriterThu Jan 25, 5:06 PM ET When Ann Dey's dog had a stroke in July, one side of his face became paralyzed so severely he couldn't blink. She knew she needed to do something before the 13-year-old pug, Jimmy...
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    Question about feeding

    My dog is 8 month old. I have recently started a new bag of Canidae Chicken All Life Stage as I rotate his food every bag. Canidae was his first kibble and he did suit him well a couple of month ago, he had constant loose stool. Now we are trying the same canidae again and he is doing better...
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    Collapse while walking

    Yesterday I took my 8 month old Oscar for a usual walk. This time we walked a bit longer than usual. It was quite hot and humid. He seemed very Boxer happy and playful. Out of the blue he just collapsed on his side and started peeing. It really scared the hell out of me. I picked him up, ran to...
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    Sydney - Melbourne

    I am going to these two cities in February. Any suggestions what to do, where to eat (where local goes). I have booked a ticket for the marriage of figaro at the Sydney Opera House, as I think it is something I should do once in my life time. Will I be able to meet any Boxers somewhere? I would...
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    Two meals a day?

    My puppy is 6 months old and I am weaning him slowing to two meals a day which should stay for life. Am I doing the right thing? I will do the weaning over a week by increasing his breakfast and dinner and less for lunch until lunch is eliminated totally. Any suggestions and recommendations are...
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