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  1. I'm also trying to determine how to transport my...

    I'm also trying to determine how to transport my dog for a potential relocation from the US to Europe. I've (almost certainly) decided on traveling there via transatlantic cruise line.

    Horses fly...
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    Ok. That got me. Instantly. And I'm totally not a...

    Ok. That got me. Instantly. And I'm totally not a crier.

    We actually thought she was dead 2 nights ago. She didn't respond, didn't even move when my husband pet her. Turns out, she really just...
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    The sick pup has been getting the big biscuits,...

    The sick pup has been getting the big biscuits, hamburger, and pretty much anything my husband has been eating (its essentially his dog). My dog, has also been getting extras since one can't get...
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    Bought some adult floor pads - thanks for that...

    Bought some adult floor pads - thanks for that suggestion. Trick will be to see if she'll use them. Will put them down where she's been going, see what happens.

    The house now smells like a...
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    We'd love a dog door, house just isn't configured...

    We'd love a dog door, house just isn't configured that way and it's masonry anyway. Besides, she can barely get off the couch and onto the floor in time. We saw the vet today and her lymph nodes are...
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    Thanks BuddyRoo. Just got done donning the...

    Thanks BuddyRoo.

    Just got done donning the rubber gloves and cleaning up quite a lot of mess. I don't imagine that she's thinking its great fun to go in the house, but I am beginning to wonder if...
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    Canine lymphoma & companion dog behaviour

    Looking for advice and experience...

    One of our dogs was diagnosed last week with stage 5 lymphoma. She had a vet check in August, nothing was noted, so we're all a bit surprised - she's 11 1/2...
  8. I actually bought mothballs for the mice in the...

    I actually bought mothballs for the mice in the garage (they've been eating car engine wires).

    moth balls are a bit on the scary toxic side? I'm sort of ok using them in the garage for the mice...
  9. our elderly neighbors that feed the critters are...

    our elderly neighbors that feed the critters are near 90...when they pass on, I might have to burn the house down, the chipmunks are so bad.

    Bass music...interesting idea. I did read ammonia...
  10. Skunks, damn them all - deterrent suggestions?

    Dog got skunked, again, last night. Need advice, but here's the quick summary first:

    Skunks started showing up about 2 years ago. Have had dogs for the last 10 years, so getting skunked is a new...
  11. The snippet of Lazy Palomino is spot in: they...

    The snippet of Lazy Palomino is spot in: they have to know the consequence before it becomes the consequence.

    Here are some thoughts:

    1. If she's 10 minutes late, she owes you your time back....
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    Founder vs Abscess?

    Bear with me, it's a good friends horse and I won't get out to see it for 2 weeks...

    vet said founder. X-ray shows "1% rotation" vet said it's within normal, and also diagnosed it as acute...
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    Couture TB, give HARPS a call if you are...

    Couture TB, give HARPS a call if you are interested and have room - I think they've taken on a lot in last few months and may be interested in being able to move some out. I may be wrong - but it's...
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    I believe Donna Ewing at HARPS(in Barrington)...

    I believe Donna Ewing at HARPS(in Barrington) took some of the Elgin horses. I think they are probably a bit overloaded - they had taken in horses from Crete in the fall as well (some of those were...
  15. Sticky: Marcella

    I sent you an email, but in case that doesn't work, I'm sending you a PM as well :)
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    I've been on both sides - the scared rider after...

    I've been on both sides - the scared rider after a wreck and the trainer that helped the scared rider.

    I flipped a horse over on the out oxer of a one-stride, which ended in a stay at a hospital...
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    Anna, I have followed this thread from the...

    Anna, I have followed this thread from the beginning and it never fails to make me immensely happy when I've read it. I love what you do and how you do it.
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    She'll be living with a heard of sheep, couple a...

    She'll be living with a heard of sheep, couple a barn cats, a dog, and some chickens. They share a fenceline with neighbor horses, and they're trying to decide whether or not they want to buy a...
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    New Horse Checklist

    I'm trying to put together a "New Horse Checklist" for a good friend of mine who purchased her first horse after a 20 year horse owning hiatus. She will be using the horse strictly for pleasure, and...
  20. Any Illinois folks able to help out?

    I've seen this COTH board do so much before...although I suppose it's generally been for babies and horses...

    Illinois folks, I know everyone is always asking for something - but if you can manage...
  21. cloudyandcallie - I would like to set up a paypal...

    cloudyandcallie - I would like to set up a paypal account for her - went I looked at it, it seemed like all that was needed was an email account. No? Is there more?

    If I remember correctly, the...
  22. thank you johnnysauntie.

    thank you johnnysauntie.
  23. Owner of Horse Rescue Severely injured by drunk driver; needs your help

    Here is a link to the article:

    http://www.dailyherald.com/story/?id=316759

    The summary is, Marlyss Barnick is a surgical nurse at a local suburban hospital northwest of Chicago. She was...
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    Foxtrot's - good idea - I looked up farrier...

    Foxtrot's - good idea - I looked up farrier colleges and unfortunately the closest one is 4 hours away. Probably too far - will have to check with the people that want them.

    DiablosHalo -...
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    If I currently had a horse, that's what I would...

    If I currently had a horse, that's what I would do. I tried contacting the farrier at the horse rescue I volunteered at - but no luck. I already cleaned out the barn of the miscellaneous shoes...
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