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  1. Thread: Puppy Issues

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    Little puppies are incapable of "holding it" all...

    Little puppies are incapable of "holding it" all night. I went through this with a new puppy last fall, and indeed often had to get up several times a night for a while. As the pup matures, he will...
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    When I came back from Texas with my puppy (2200...

    When I came back from Texas with my puppy (2200 miles round trip in a car), I did two things that I think helped the health of the pup. First, after I aired her, I wiped down her paws with a...
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    They moved a dog for me from Texas to Colorado...

    They moved a dog for me from Texas to Colorado and did an excellent job.
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    Moving Dog from Victoria TX to CO

    I am trying to get a 4 year old female lab transported from Victoria, TX to Fort Collins CO (or anywhere in CO). Plans keep falling through. Anyone going that way?
  5. Thread: Floors

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    I do have some tile and it is very easy to...

    I do have some tile and it is very easy to maintain. Just don't get the shiny stuff; use the tile that is a matte finish and looks like stone. Whether to use tile or wood can be a function of your...
  6. Thread: Floors

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    I have hickory in the dining room, and plan to...

    I have hickory in the dining room, and plan to put it down to replace the carpet in the rest of the house. Hickory is very hard and resistant to claw marks, yet reasonably priced.
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    If you are interested in merino wool, the...

    If you are interested in merino wool, the SmartWool products, available at REI, are excellent. I just bought a pair of tights and some tops; they fit well and are very comfortable. Of course their...
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    My husband made the drawers in my land cruiser...

    My husband made the drawers in my land cruiser (cherry wood). If you can't find anything off the shelf, you might check out local wood crafters/carpenters. My drawers are long but not super high,...
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    Interesting that the local Humane Society, which...

    Interesting that the local Humane Society, which contracts for animal control with the City of Fort Collins, has trucks equipped with the dog box toppers. Has anyone pointed this out to the local...
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    Ed, you've got that right! As a Fort Collins...

    Ed, you've got that right! As a Fort Collins resident, I can assure you that our city government looks south to Boulder for guidance. If they could only get us all to abandon our vehicles for...
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    Sorry for your loss. They leave us too quickly.

    Sorry for your loss. They leave us too quickly.
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    RIP Huntfield's TwoDot 2/17/1998-4/24/2012

    It seems only yesterday that you were running Derbies with your littermates Jazz, Ace and Zowie. Fourteen years passed so quickly, and then you were gone. We will miss you.
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    I don't know if human remedies would work on...

    I don't know if human remedies would work on dogs, but I am plagued periodically with intermittent vestibular syndrome, and there are a series of head tilt maneuvers that can clear up the problem. It...
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    For what it's worth, I had big trouble with the...

    For what it's worth, I had big trouble with the invesment arm of USAA getting them to release my deceased parents' accounts to the estate account so the estate could be divided. My attorney sent them...
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    The outbreak originated at a cutting in Utah,...

    The outbreak originated at a cutting in Utah, then the horses dispersed throughout the western U.S. and Canada. It is not just cutting horses, either. A horse that attended a dressage schooling show...
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    Morganza Spillway

    I have a question for all the Louisiana RTF'ers. I have been following the stories about the spillways opening, and read the excellent history of lower Mississippi flood control that someone posted a...
  17. Thread: Snorting dog

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    Did the vet check her nasal passaages? My older...

    Did the vet check her nasal passaages? My older dog had a very fast pickup and several times got a small twig up her nose. She was snorting and sneezing, so I made a vet appointment. As she jumped...
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    One more thought: if you plan to insure the...

    One more thought: if you plan to insure the horses for the journey, be sure the insurance is in place before they step on the van/trailer. My insurance company (Markel) won't write a policy for a...
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    I bought a horse in California last spring. It...

    I bought a horse in California last spring. It was much cheaper to have her shipped by a commercial hauler, plus, their trailers are more comfortable for the equines than the average horse trailer,...
  20. Thread: Iditarod

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    It's too late for this year, but the Idatorod...

    It's too late for this year, but the Idatorod Insider web site has total race information during the event, including a GPS tracking map. There is a fee to join, but you really feel like you are part...
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    I use the NeilMed Sinus Rinse every day; this...

    I use the NeilMed Sinus Rinse every day; this helps to prevent sinus infections in the first place. My nose was badly broken from being kicked by a horse; had four surgeries so nose is basically a...
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    My vet has started to do laproscopic spays, which...

    My vet has started to do laproscopic spays, which are less invasive. Is this an option in your area?
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    Erin, I want to say that it was the aisle seats...

    Erin, I want to say that it was the aisle seats that had less under seat storage room. I had aisle seats when I flew back to California this spring to buy my horse and noticed much less room. And of...
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    Erin, are you flying into Quesnel with the pup,...

    Erin, are you flying into Quesnel with the pup, or driving from Vancouver? I have flown into Quesnel and the planes are very small. We had to gate check our fishing gear, which was carried on from...
  25. Ted, I was thinking about Zowie the other day,...

    Ted, I was thinking about Zowie the other day, wondering how the dogs in the litter were doing. TwoDot and Jazz are still with us. Do you still have Ace?
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