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    Whew, thanks for all of the info! I'm glad I...

    Whew, thanks for all of the info! I'm glad I didn't somehow "break" someone else's chicken! :lol: She's quite protective over those eggs but between myself and the grounds keeper guy, we're able to...
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    I just read a little about broody chickens. Do...

    I just read a little about broody chickens. Do you recommend leaving her or trying to get her out? Should I still try to take eggs out every day? (She's fairly bitchy!)
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    Chicken brooding/sick/hot?

    I'm housesitting right now for someone I frequently housesit for. She has 6 chickens--has had them for less than a year. I've taken care of them at least 3 or 4 times for 1 week-ish at a time, no...
  4. Same thing happened to my dog. I had his...

    Same thing happened to my dog. I had his teeth/mouth checked, started adding the raw on top (and it helped!) and discussed it with my vet. He suggested that since we rescued (and dog was underweight...
  5. I love the idea of her shadowing someone in the...

    I love the idea of her shadowing someone in the animal care field. I actually have a friend in town who is in her last year of vet school, so I'm going to see if she will at least talk to her and...
  6. So, she is in high school, 17 I believe. The...

    So, she is in high school, 17 I believe. The problem with calling CPS or a social worker is that she has been in foster care for 10 years (9 different homes…this being the best so far…but is still...
  7. I almost want to call animal control/ASPCA but...

    I almost want to call animal control/ASPCA but the animals (dog especially) is very important to this girl. She has had a TERRIBLE life and upbringing, so I'm hesitant to take action. But I'm very...
  8. How to deal with someone who neglects/collects animals?

    I'm a counselor at an alternative high school. One of the kids (not MY client, but a client of another counselor), has voiced to me many times about her dog, her cats, her cats having babies, etc.
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    My lab X is like this. We got him last April,...

    My lab X is like this. We got him last April, emaciated (he was 37 lbs. Now 61!) and scared of people.

    We have introduced him to people of all ages, from toddlers to 86 year olds, and he LOVES...
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    Good lord, I cant imagine using them all the time...

    Good lord, I cant imagine using them all the time for house use.

    The only time ive used them was when I first got my dog from the SPCA. He wasnt fully house trained, and the first two days we had...
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    I wouldnt rule out seizures. I realize this is an...

    I wouldnt rule out seizures. I realize this is an odd thing to say, but people CAN bring themselves out of seizures, and I know this because I have epilepsy and have done it. If people are...
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    Horses dont care what their fencing or gates or...

    Horses dont care what their fencing or gates or chains look like.
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    mvp, at night time, they get locked in their...

    mvp, at night time, they get locked in their bathroom, and they love to walk in their water bowl, hence the wet feeties, then god only knows what they do. They also occsionally can spill it, which is...
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    Messy kittens, help me help them

    Have two kittens, got them at around 10 weeks, theyre now probably 5 months-ish. They do great with the litter box, but they LOVE to fling litter EVERYwhere. They also love to get their paws wet then...
  15. Thanks for the answers. So sorry to hear though....

    Thanks for the answers. So sorry to hear though. :(

    Little Monroe is improving and his URI is nearly gone. Sneezing fits sure were scary but seem to have resolved.
  16. Please let us know what the necropsy says. I have...

    Please let us know what the necropsy says. I have an 11 week old kitten with alarmingly similar symptoms, right down to the "sneezing" fits.
  17. This may be a long shot, but I work in a...

    This may be a long shot, but I work in a physician's office, and two of our MD's cats are on insulin. We keep it in the office for pt use, and if we have any hat expires, the MD's take it home to use...
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    This thread looks a bit old, but since this may...

    This thread looks a bit old, but since this may help someone in the future--they likely could have done at least a UA from the teaspoon of urine. They can pipette it onto the dipstick instead of...
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    Thanks for the advice! Vet confirmed to just...

    Thanks for the advice! Vet confirmed to just double bag, disinfect, and chuck it. Dogs have all been vaccinated recently so we're good to go.

    I'm all for bats living and eating bugs, etc, but...
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    Farm sitting, found bat--now what?

    Im house sitting for 3 dogs (plus brought my own), and just found a dead bat on the ground outside the terrace. This is an area the dogs can access.

    I certainly dont want to touch the bat--but...
  21. Help me finish potty training my new dog

    I got a new dog from the SPCA about 2 months ago. He was a stray--not leash or house trained at all. But oh so sweet.

    When I got him home, our routine was basically--either he's in the crate,...
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    I recently housesat for a good friends mom at a...

    I recently housesat for a good friends mom at a lovely property. 4 horses, 1 donk, 3 dogs. I was welcome to bring my dog and boyfriend along. Horses were super easy, as were 2 of the dogs. But one...
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    Thanks for all of the replies! I never even...

    Thanks for all of the replies! I never even thought of catahoula but that picture does have VERY similar eyes to his!

    Countrywood--I think that one photo makes his collar look a bit tight because...
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    Another "What kind of dog am I?"

    Almost 2 months ago, I happened to drop by the SPCA randomly and saw a dog I needed. He was on stray hold but I picked him up as soon as he was up for adoption. He was pretty underweight, very shy...
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    Sheath discharge in new-ish dog

    I adopted a dog about a month and a half ago. (Mutt--probably a Weimareiner/Yellow lab mix, with the most beautiful blue eyes ever!) Other than not being house trained or leash trained, or anything...
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