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    Traegers are advertised as being effective...

    Traegers are advertised as being effective grills, but they are not (in my experience). For grilling, I use my Weber propane-assist grill (propane starts the charcoal). Traegers are smokers, and...
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    I, like you, researched health insurance after...

    I, like you, researched health insurance after CCL surgery (and rehab). I chose Pet Plan USA (www.gopetplan.com) because they DO cover issues considered to be genetic, and they DO cover the "other"...
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    I also have a Traeger pellet grill. The...

    I also have a Traeger pellet grill. The electricity is used to feed the pellets into the burn chamber (and therefore maintain the temperature, which is set digitally). Until I bought this, I did...
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    No, according to the surgeon and Dr Sherman,...

    No, according to the surgeon and Dr Sherman, either the cruciate or the caudal ligaments have to be intact in order for TPLO to be successful. In River's case, both were shredded . (We were...
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    Hmmm. Wondering if this is what my River had. ...

    Hmmm. Wondering if this is what my River had. Dr Sherman (VetHab, Raleigh, NC) and the surgeon he worked with in the area (U of NC?) devised what they described to me as a "modified extra capsular"...
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    I have Gold Plan, $200 deductible, 80% payout. I...

    I have Gold Plan, $200 deductible, 80% payout. I downgraded from 100% payout since my vet (Virginia Tech Teaching Hospital) was considered a "specialist" and specialists are only covered at 80%. I...
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    We had a massive CCL injury that was too...

    We had a massive CCL injury that was too complicated even for TPLO. Started out with holding his right rear leg up immediately after (almost) hurdling a pile of boulders. Two days later, seemed...
  8. I had same problem with TOTW SALMON. Other...

    I had same problem with TOTW SALMON. Other varieties were fine.
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    Heartbreaking. So sorry for your loss

    Heartbreaking. So sorry for your loss
  10. ..or not. I just Mapquested this. It is 90...

    ..or not. I just Mapquested this. It is 90 miles away. Too far for a regular vet. Thanks for the suggestion anyway. I guess I will just wing it for now :-(
  11. Thank you. I will check her out

    Thank you. I will check her out
  12. Looking for vet recommendation in oak grove, Missouri area

    Just moved here and don't have a regular vet. Anyone have recommendations for regular vet in the area?
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    How's your dog? My dog, Comet, is a blasto...

    How's your dog? My dog, Comet, is a blasto survivor. Feel free to PM me. Also a great blasto website: www/blastomycosis.ca

    hope it all turned out to be nothing. good luck
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    How awful and sad. So very sorry to hear of...

    How awful and sad. So very sorry to hear of this. Our sincere condolences to Crystal and the rest of his family as well as all those who loved him at Vethab. Like he did for so many wonderful...
  15. So deeply sorry and sad to hear that Phoenix is...

    So deeply sorry and sad to hear that Phoenix is gone. Phoenix was the first "pro" dog I ever saw when us coupla noobs attended the 2002 Nationals in Batavia, New York (first trial we had ever seen!)...
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    I am a fan of Taste of the Wild and have fed this...

    I am a fan of Taste of the Wild and have fed this for nearly two years, and it is good food. I think I may have narrowed down my lab's loose stool problem to the Wetland variety, though, so I am...
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    woohoo! Fantastic! Couldn't happen to a nicer...

    woohoo! Fantastic! Couldn't happen to a nicer pair!
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    I have purchased half a dozen Garmins in the past...

    I have purchased half a dozen Garmins in the past 5 years or so. The Garmin Nuvis are wonderful in the car. There are many models, even of Nuvi. The features I like the best: bluetooth for cell...
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    My 3 year old blm went to Dr Sherman for a TPLO...

    My 3 year old blm went to Dr Sherman for a TPLO and the surgeon could not do TPLO because the damage was too severe (both caudal and cranial cruciate ligaments were damaged). Sherman told me River...
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    Tractor Supply started carrying it recently. ...

    Tractor Supply started carrying it recently. Prior to that, I had to order it online from www.heartypet.com. If you do the latter, wait for the free or reduced shipping offers
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    I've been feeding it to my 2 for a couple years....

    I've been feeding it to my 2 for a couple years. Very pleased with the no grain/no gluten and human grade ingredients which seems to have cured my dog's allergy problems (hot spots, itching, chronic...
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    It sounds worse than it is. But if you want to...

    It sounds worse than it is.

    But if you want to stop action at trials and take animal photos, you need a somewhat decent camera. There are probably some that are just as effective as Nikon and...
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    I agree with the post regarding the choice of the...

    I agree with the post regarding the choice of the body being important..within reason. As I get more adept with my Nikon D80, I sometimes wish I would have bought even more camera. I shoot a lot of...
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    Scott Kelby writes some extremely wonderful books...

    Scott Kelby writes some extremely wonderful books on digital photography. You can find them on Amazon or Barnes & Noble. The first two volumes are awesome and will help you tremendously to get the...
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    Poll: I aim to brush the 6 yr golden's teeth every...

    I aim to brush the 6 yr golden's teeth every night and manage it most nights. His teeth are bad and prone to tartar and plaque. The BLM gets a brushing about once a week or so ...his teeth seem to...
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