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  1. finished the "3 week cycle" of wormer a week ago....

    finished the "3 week cycle" of wormer a week ago. still eating, still gaining weight... :-D


    I know i'm still just going day by day, and have come to terms he may crash hard one day if it is...
  2. Bump for update in 1st post.

    Bump for update in 1st post.
  3. well, we got all of the pathology reports back,...

    well, we got all of the pathology reports back, and what got sent in, does not have lymphoma, but they said this can happen and want to do a full biopsy of his liver. I am not going to do chemo, so...
  4. The big concern with him is weight loss. his...

    The big concern with him is weight loss. his healthy weight was 79-81 pounds. he is at 62 today....

    I just have that little bit of hope that the pred will help calm things down so he eats and if...
  5. 99% sure. we are waiting for pathologist's...

    99% sure. we are waiting for pathologist's diagnosis, which I will have tomorrow. They said the only other thing it could be is a virus that shows up in ultrasounds that way, but it is not present...
  6. **Update 10/21 in 1st post** Update - Dog has been diagnosed with Lymphoma!

    ***Update***

    well, we treated him for the liver flukes, which I mentioned further back in this thread, it was a gamble but worth trying. They put him on phenbezdinal and biltricide for a week. ...
  7. i hope he's back to normal, and i like him eating...

    i hope he's back to normal, and i like him eating the nutrisource as he always he always had good results with it, and is a good food in my opinion.

    just need to clear up the paint peeling farts...
  8. like a good quality plain yogurt?

    like a good quality plain yogurt?
  9. Just wanted to give an update, and its a good...

    Just wanted to give an update, and its a good update!


    sorry it took me so long to get back on here and post up, especially with all of the help everyone has offered up. I really do appreciate...
  10. he will eat people food, milk bones, canned food...

    he will eat people food, milk bones, canned food (most of the time), his stool is normal also.


    this morning i gave him 1.5 cups of dry food (typically feed 2 cups at each meal) and two table...
  11. we did try treating it as an ulcer when i went to...

    we did try treating it as an ulcer when i went to the other vet for a second opinion. he gave me two prescription meds to give him twice a day, along with the pepcid. This did not clear it up.

    ...
  12. he will be 6 years old this may, so for almost 5...

    he will be 6 years old this may, so for almost 5 years he was fed NutriSource Performance. I only started changing foods, because he would quit eating them after a week, this is how this all started...
  13. well, i've been trying the raw egg over his food,...

    well, i've been trying the raw egg over his food, one at each meal, 2 meals a day. it really helped for a few days, and then he got back to just sorting out some of the food, and licking the egg out...
  14. i am seriously contemplating taking him to the...

    i am seriously contemplating taking him to the University to have him checked out. I've already had him to two different vets now, and nobody can find anything wrong with him.
  15. currently feeding Pro Plan Shredded Chicken...

    currently feeding Pro Plan Shredded Chicken blend.

    up to 1 year old - Nutrisource puppy chicken and rice.

    1 year old until fall of 2011 - Nutrisource Performance 30/20, chicken and rice blend. ...
  16. i know when he was in over the winter, they did...

    i know when he was in over the winter, they did check his rectum and also gave him an enema. i'm not sure that he had that specific test mentioned though. but i will for sure be bringing him in for...
  17. yes, i've tried this, and it did not work.

    yes, i've tried this, and it did not work.
  18. minus an x-ray, two separate vets have confirmed...

    minus an x-ray, two separate vets have confirmed he does not have a blockage.
  19. Oh, and he eats milk bones just fine. I'm...

    Oh, and he eats milk bones just fine.

    I'm convinced my dog needs to be put on meds for his head...
  20. When I put the cut up chicken breast in with his...

    When I put the cut up chicken breast in with his dry food, he actually will sort the dry food out and spit it back out, just eating the meat
  21. I cooked up some chicken breast for him, he eats...

    I cooked up some chicken breast for him, he eats that fine, and also put some leftover chicken noodle soup over his dry food, and then he ate his dry food. So its not like he wont eat any food at...
  22. its in the bag.

    its in the bag.
  23. yes, that is what i'm feeding him. he ate it...

    yes, that is what i'm feeding him. he ate it good, like a horse, for the first 3 days, and then back to his regular feeding habits.
  24. yes, we tried for that also. vet gave me two...

    yes, we tried for that also. vet gave me two meds and had me give him pepcid. i was giving him 3 pills, twice a day for a week - made no difference.
  25. Dog still won't eat, vets can't figure it out either. **Update - he's eating!**

    i had originally posted about this last fall

    http://www.retrievertraining.net/forums/showthread.php?t=78032


    well, the problem still continues, unless i change his food every couple days, or...
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