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About ShebasMom

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    Jr Grey lover
  • Birthday 03/25/1944

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    Space Coast, Florida
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    Traveling, reading, greys

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    Pat Sauer
  1. You also could buy some of that indoor/outdoor carpeting to put on the deck in the area of concern. Can get it at Home Depot, Lowe's, and the like.
  2. Sounds like it's vet time again and perhaps some quality of life decision-making...
  3. Kaja and Potter look like fuzzy greyhounds. Adorable all!
  4. Sheba will be 12 in January. My vet, too, recommended the Dasuquin Advanced, which requires a prescription, and I had her on it for a while but later on decided to just order the Dasuquin with MSM soft chews joint health large dog supplement through Chewy.com instead because it's easier and less expensive. She also gets GlycoFlex joint support and Pet Tabs daily and is on Tramadol for arthritis. So far, she's doing quite well. I see no reason for you to change unless you want to.
  5. As long as the dog park is empty of other dogs, it would be fine to take yours, but as new dogs arrive, best to leave.
  6. I'm sure others will pipe in, but you're asking for trouble going to a dog park. Yours might stay by your side, but other greyhounds might want to run and chase and yours could join in the fun but it all could turn nasty in a heartbeat. A greyhound-only gathering in a private fenced area (all muzzled for safety) would be a great way to meet other hounds and have a play date.
  7. Others more knowledgeable than I will reply, but she probably wants to be near you, not downstairs, so keep working at stair-climbing.
  8. I have Embrace Pet Insurance, $500 deductible and 80% reimbursement over the $500 for accident or illness and prescriptions and there are options available for $250, $400, and $650 (or thereabouts) reimbursement coverage for wellness exams and procedures (vaccinations, dental cleaning and extraction, nail trimming, fecal check). Maximum of $5,000/year. Various options are available. Not inexpensive, though.
  9. If you have an Aldi grocery store in your area, pure pumpkin puree in my Florida city is only 79 cents per 15-1/2 ounce can and much more so at Publix and Winn-Dixie (not sure about Target or Walmart because don't shop there).
  10. Chain link fence? Now that one made me laugh!
  11. Something similar happened to me years ago but with a happier outcome. The bone got stuck way down in my great Dane's throat but the vet successfully operated and removed the bone. Never again did I give my dogs a bone..
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