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  1. Thread: Hot Spots

    by MikeB
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    Hot Spots

    I would be curious to know what the original posters friend is feeding this dog with the hot spot. At the base of the tail can also be caused from fleas. Dogs will chew at their skin causing a hot...
  2. Thread: Gentle Lead

    by MikeB
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    DuckMan, It's called a Gentle Leader Head...

    DuckMan,

    It's called a Gentle Leader Head Halter. It does control the dogs head and can teach a dog not to pull on walks. I am sure their are videos on YOUTUBE about how to use them.
  3. Thread: Food thief

    by MikeB
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    Preventing the dog from getting food is easy....

    Preventing the dog from getting food is easy. Crate or teather the dog away from the table at meal time. Teach the pup to stay out of the kitchen during meal prep time too. You certanly can condition...
  4. Thread: Shedding Control

    by MikeB
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    The best skin and coat supplement I have found is...

    The best skin and coat supplement I have found is Animal Naturals K9 Show Stopper. This is a multi use supplement for great health and an amazing coat.
    K9 Power Products is the largest distributor...
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    Newf, Many of the weight reduction or senior...

    Newf,
    Many of the weight reduction or senior formulas have much lower fat. Natures Recipe Senior is 19% Proetin 8% fat. Natures Recipe Weight Management is 25% protein and 8% min / 11% max fat....
  6. Thread: Food Question.

    by MikeB
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    PMC, How much Blue Buffalo LB food do you now...

    PMC,
    How much Blue Buffalo LB food do you now feed your dog at each meal? 2 meals a day?
    Most loose or sloppy stools is caused from over feeding highly active dogs in order to keep weight on them....
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    BlueMax, What brand was the grain free food you...

    BlueMax,
    What brand was the grain free food you were feeding? Also what breed of dog and how old? If changing food doesn't give you the results your looking for in your dogs performance then I...
  8. Thread: Puppy Growth

    by MikeB
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    Picking a puppy

    I would never pick a pup by size. Do some internet research on puppy temperament testing Labs and read how to pick the right pup for your family and hunting needs. Temperament is always the most...
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    I would try a can of Animal Naturals K9 Extras. ...

    I would try a can of Animal Naturals K9 Extras. http://www.k9power.com/animal-naturals-k9-extras-1-lb.html
  10. Thread: Ears

    by MikeB
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    I would be willing to bet that if your dog is...

    I would be willing to bet that if your dog is having chronic ear infections and your using antibiotics to clear it up only to have the iinfection come back again.... Sound familar.... Oh how I had...
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    This is really an easy answer. No reason to...

    This is really an easy answer. No reason to starve the older dog with less food. Feed an adult or Sr. formula keeping the protein up and the fat lower. Eukanuba makes a whole line of products for...
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    I agree to change food and see what happens but I...

    I agree to change food and see what happens but I would also try a bottle of PROZYME digestive enzyme. 1/4 tsp per cup of food each meal. Very affordable to use. It can make a world of difference. ...
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    Brad C What exactly are you feeding (brand and...

    Brad C
    What exactly are you feeding (brand and formula) and is this food what your dog has been eating for a while? Is she normaly a good eater? Yes dogs can get stubborn about food when you add...
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    Greg, What brand & formula of dog food are you...

    Greg,
    What brand & formula of dog food are you feeding. It is my experience that black tar goop in the ears is a symptom of an allergy. High grain foods even with rice can cause some dog to develope...
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    FPA Ammo, I am always curious in these cases...

    FPA Ammo,
    I am always curious in these cases what exactly are you feeding. Brand and formula? Have you changed food at all? I also think pro-biotics and or digestive enzymes are very important for...
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    I agree with adding Animal Naturals Show Stopper...

    I agree with adding Animal Naturals Show Stopper skin and coat supplement

    http://www.k9power.com/k9-show-stopper.html

    There is nothing better that I have found.
  17. Thread: Puppy food

    by MikeB
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    If their is a Costco near by I would look at the...

    If their is a Costco near by I would look at the Kirkland Chicken/Rice Puppy for now and at 5 months switch to Adult to grow your pup slower. The grain free by Natures Domain is great food too. At...
  18. Thread: Licking?

    by MikeB
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    Olddog, Is she just licking or chewing at her...

    Olddog,
    Is she just licking or chewing at her skin and coat too. At the base of her tale maybe? If so that would indicate a possible flea allergy. It only takes 1 flea bite to start a dog into a...
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    Sundown49, Nothing against "thepurble stuff" but...

    Sundown49,
    Nothing against "thepurble stuff" but you can get rid of ear issues with a change of diet to NO grains especially wheat, corn, & rice. Most grain free food work well to eleminate the...
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    I found this one... ...

    I found this one...
    http://www.petsmart.com/product/index.jsp?productId=12672918&utm_source=googleproduct&utm_campaign=12672918&utm_medium=cse&mr:referralID=e102bf06-e976-11e2-9dea-001b2166becc
    ...
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    Check these out ...

    Check these out http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZpAzO95z5IQ

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zrhRkczgBaA
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    You could probably find youtube clips from...

    You could probably find youtube clips from competition obedience folks teaching how they teach it. It's difficult to write in detail with out seeing it. Yes food is the key but you have to know how...
  23. Thread: swollen ears

    by MikeB
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    I would get him to the vet to see why he is...

    I would get him to the vet to see why he is shaking his head so much. Ear Infection maybe???
  24. Thread: Dog Kennels

    by MikeB
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    I thouht pre fab chain link panels at Home Depot...

    I thouht pre fab chain link panels at Home Depot etc. were 6X6 ft. panels. I would make a kennel 6x12 for two dogs to hang out in. Not to expensive.
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    SpinRetriever and ad18 hit the nail on the head....

    SpinRetriever and ad18 hit the nail on the head. Diet is everything when it comes to some allergies. Ingredients like Corn, Wheat, Rice, Chicken, even brewers yeast, all can cause ear infections. I...
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