The Chronicle of the Horse
MagazineNewsHorse SportsHorse CareCOTH StoreVoicesThe Chronicle UntackedDirectoriesMarketplaceDates & Results
 

Search:

Type: Posts; User: Houndhill

Page 1 of 10 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.07 seconds.

  1. A friend of mine has one of these heat alarms...

    A friend of mine has one of these heat alarms installed in her vehicle (though it does not release the dogs, just pages her, calls her, and sounds the horn).

    Here is a link to another system:...
  2. Replies
    7
    Views
    217

    Yes, their lifespan is generally agreed to be...

    Yes, their lifespan is generally agreed to be 10-12 years, sorry, my bad, I was thinking of Flat Coated Retrievers ( a related breed ) which tends to get cancer of various sorts at a younger age.
    ...
  3. Replies
    7
    Views
    217

    I believe I saw a health survey on Golden...

    I believe I saw a health survey on Golden Retrievers that showed a much shorter lifespan than I had thought, maybe seven years as a mean age of death? Mostly cancer, lymphoma, hemangiosarcoma,...
  4. Best way I've found to get them used to it is to...

    Best way I've found to get them used to it is to first have the ramp flat on the ground, lots of treats for walking on it. If you use clicker training this is a great time for it.

    Then prop it up...
  5. Replies
    86
    Views
    4,194

    They are very cute! You might want to clip...

    They are very cute!

    You might want to clip their nails, otherwise they may scratch each other and may injure an eye. It is amazing how fast those nails grow!
  6. Replies
    86
    Views
    4,194

    We have had two cases of mastitis here, both...

    We have had two cases of mastitis here, both recognized immediately, of course these are Irish Wolfhounds where you have to be there 24/7. In both cases, oral antibiotics were all that was needed,...
  7. If this is what you want, have you considered...

    If this is what you want, have you considered going to a reputable breeder of pugs oe Boston Terriers?

    You could get one who has been screened for various genetic problems, has been properly...
  8. Replies
    86
    Views
    4,194

    Yes, Jingles for Mother Dog!! It is odd, but I...

    Yes, Jingles for Mother Dog!!

    It is odd, but I feel quite guilty for not thinking to tell you to watch the mother for signs of mastitis!
  9. Replies
    11
    Views
    806

    Thanks so much, cnigh! Yes it is very...

    Thanks so much, cnigh!

    Yes it is very difficult. Just lost the sweetest girl ever, a six year old, to bone cancer. It is always a hard thing!!

    Thanks for your thoughts!!

    We havee had quite...
  10. Replies
    11
    Views
    806

    I always try to have a necropsy done when a hound...

    I always try to have a necropsy done when a hound here dies from unknown causes, although it is not always possible to arrange for logistical reasons. Also, you do not always get a definitive result...
  11. I find that kissing them on the nose also works...

    I find that kissing them on the nose also works to have them swallow pills and they
    like it a little better than blowing in their nose.

    Perhaps try this with the reverse-sneezing husband? You...
  12. Wow, I didn't realize humans could reverse...

    Wow, I didn't realize humans could reverse sneeze!

    Have you tried rubbing his ear? <G>
  13. I just Googled it and found this from the Mercola...

    I just Googled it and found this from the Mercola website (Dr. Becker, a holistic vet):

    "In the winter, my Boston terrier reverse-sneezes every single time he goes from inside to outside. I open...
  14. It must be uncomfortable because they can't...

    It must be uncomfortable because they can't really breathe when they are doing it. FWIW, Linda Tellington-Jones says that if you do the circular massage on the ear, it stops the reverse sneeze.
    ...
  15. Replies
    36
    Views
    1,268

    They are seriously adorable! Treats are your...

    They are seriously adorable!

    Treats are your friends when stacking! Try cheese, peanut butter, hot dogs, held right in front of them. Sometimes it is easier to get them standing with minimal...
  16. Replies
    86
    Views
    4,194

    Usually with over seven puppies, we divide them...

    Usually with over seven puppies, we divide them in half, and put them on the bitch in two shifts. The puppies always seem to do best if they can actually nurse from the mother, who you of course...
  17. Replies
    86
    Views
    4,194

    Not to derail with OPs litter, but yay for your...

    Not to derail with OPs litter, but yay for your two lovely girls! And so sorry about the lost little pups, always a hard thing for the little ones who didn't get a chance, such a sad thing...but...
  18. Replies
    86
    Views
    4,194

    Yay! So glad all went well. We've often had a...

    Yay! So glad all went well.

    We've often had a stillborn puppy in a litter, despite having a vet present at delivery to give dopram etc., usually you do not ever know why, it just happens, sad,...
  19. Replies
    8
    Views
    287

    That is funny! And I'm sure true for many, if...

    That is funny! And I'm sure true for many, if not most, dogs.

    But Irish Wolfhounds? Not so much. We always say, Irish Wolfhounds need AT LEAST four legs!
  20. Replies
    8
    Views
    287

    We use plant stands to put the bowls on, they...

    We use plant stands to put the bowls on, they come in different heights, you can get them at Home Depot or Walmart.

    A bucket turned upside down with a hole in the bottom cut out for the dish works...
  21. I recently came into the kitchen to find my...

    I recently came into the kitchen to find my wolfhound riveted to the digital display scrolling across the side of my oven....she had pressed the "help" button on the display, which resulted in the...
  22. Replies
    86
    Views
    4,194

    Marshfield, not to derail, but how goes it with...

    Marshfield, not to derail, but how goes it with your bitch?
  23. Replies
    86
    Views
    4,194

    How exciting! Eagerly awaiting update, when...

    How exciting! Eagerly awaiting update, when convenient.
  24. Replies
    86
    Views
    4,194

    That's good to know! The temp drop predicting...

    That's good to know!

    The temp drop predicting whelping within 24 hours is about the only thing most of my bitches have done "by the book". Everything else, they do not seem to have read the...
  25. Replies
    86
    Views
    4,194

    Are you checking her temp every four hours or so?...

    Are you checking her temp every four hours or so? It will drop, then you know to expect puppies within 24 hours.
Results 1 to 25 of 250
Page 1 of 10 1 2 3 4