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Forum: Pets   03-30-2009, 04:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,538
Posted By yukionna
Definitely never induce vomiting when a dog has...

Definitely never induce vomiting when a dog has swallowed cooked chicken bones. Or any other bones for that matter. Ideally what should be done is to just give them a meal of their regular food to...
Forum: Pets   03-30-2009, 04:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 514
Posted By yukionna
I had never even heard of this till I saw your...

I had never even heard of this till I saw your post and honestly, my first reaction was "that's ridiculous". I've done many many dental cleanings myself when I was working as a vet tech and I know...
Forum: Pets   03-25-2009, 03:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 539
Posted By yukionna
I've got a dog (freaky shepherd mix) and four...

I've got a dog (freaky shepherd mix) and four cats. I'm honestly more of a cat person but once my girl passes on (hopefully not too soon but she's getting up there in age) I might go for a small...
Forum: Pets   03-25-2009, 02:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 476
Posted By yukionna
I agree with Katie Bugs Mama. She's probably...

I agree with Katie Bugs Mama. She's probably gotten past the point of aspirin helping with the pain. Talk to your vet about possibly getting her on some prescriptions, more than likely Rimadyl will...
Forum: Pets   03-25-2009, 01:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By yukionna
I actually have a cat who had that same problem...

I actually have a cat who had that same problem when I took him in as a kitten. Constant diarrhea, not thriving, and just plain miserable. You can give them plain yogurt to help get their digestive...
Forum: Pets   03-25-2009, 01:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 476
Posted By yukionna
You say she has arthritis, I'm sure that's not...

You say she has arthritis, I'm sure that's not helping her to be comfortable at night. Have you spoken to your vet about prescribing some pain meds for her?
Where is she sleeping? If she's not in...
Forum: Pets   03-25-2009, 01:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 810
Posted By yukionna
Unless you're planning to board your dog anytime...

Unless you're planning to board your dog anytime soon, don't worry about the bordetella. As for the distemper, if you're uncomfortable doing it at the time of the surgery, go ahead a wait. Ask about...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-25-2009, 01:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 738
Posted By yukionna
My daughter's first birthday party is actually...

My daughter's first birthday party is actually next weekend. I'll just be having close family over but I am going a little all out. I bought themed party items and will be decorating the house. I...
Forum: Pets   03-21-2009, 12:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 466
Posted By yukionna
If you can avoid treating mom with flea...

If you can avoid treating mom with flea medication do so. It's not good for the kittens. The best thing to use for washing kittens is Baby Shampoo, it's perfectly harmless. Also, invest in a flea...
Forum: Pets   03-21-2009, 12:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,898
Posted By yukionna
Yeah those little traps are basically harmless...

Yeah those little traps are basically harmless like your vet said.

A little interesting fact too. You know those little packets that say "Do Not Eat" that are in food items or whatever to keep...
Forum: Pets   03-18-2009, 11:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 580
Posted By yukionna
Quote: Originally Posted by Little grey mare...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Little grey mare http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13385614)
But there is a BARRIER - it's a...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-17-2009, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By yukionna
I'm so sorry to hear this...

I'm so sorry to hear this http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif I hope she'll be ok. 1% is very small but still, in your situation I know it must be terrifying. Try to...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-17-2009, 06:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,220
Posted By yukionna
Years ago, a good friend (who had a son and was...

Years ago, a good friend (who had a son and was pregnant with another) was talking to me about how she had lost so many friends since she had kids. At the time I thought she was maybe being a little...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-17-2009, 04:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By yukionna
There's the classics "patty cake" and "itsy...

There's the classics "patty cake" and "itsy bitsy spider". I've been trying like crazy to get my daughter to do patty cake but she's being stubborn! Depending on how aware the child is, you can do...
Forum: Pets   03-17-2009, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 207
Posted By yukionna
Ugh, I HATE people who let their dogs off leash...

Ugh, I HATE people who let their dogs off leash in a public park. It annoys me to no end. Especially when their dog comes running towards mine and the owner yells "Don't worry! He's friendly!" Well...
Forum: Single Parenting   03-17-2009, 12:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 357
Posted By yukionna
My daughter's only about a year but she still...

My daughter's only about a year but she still wakes up 2-3 times a night for a bottle. I just stumble in sleepily, give her the bottle and go back to sleep. She's such a little piggy she drinks the...
Forum: Pets   03-16-2009, 01:06 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,881
Posted By yukionna
Quote: Originally Posted by mom0810...

Quote:
Originally Posted by mom0810 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13373544)
Yeah, I knew this breed combo was not going...
Forum: Pets   03-16-2009, 01:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 580
Posted By yukionna
Quote: Originally Posted by mom0810...

Quote:
Originally Posted by mom0810 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13373520)
I giggled as I read about the color thing. In...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-16-2009, 01:01 PM
Replies: 6
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Views: 223
Posted By yukionna
I'll be happy to read some of these replies too....

I'll be happy to read some of these replies too. My daughter's just about a year and only within the last two months started the 'babbling' stage. She was so quiet as a baby, not a peep. She only...
Forum: Pets   03-16-2009, 12:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 370
Posted By yukionna
The dog may also be protective of you. I have a...

The dog may also be protective of you. I have a shepherd mix I adopted when she was 3 years old and no mention was made of being dog aggressive. I didn't even see signs of it for the first year or...
Forum: Pets   03-16-2009, 12:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 580
Posted By yukionna
Totally hate to generalize but is he a black...

Totally hate to generalize but is he a black lab? I swear that every single black lab I have met is head strong, hyperactive and dumb as a brick. The yellow ones tend to be more mellow and the...
Forum: Pets   03-16-2009, 02:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 557
Posted By yukionna
Quote: Originally Posted by ~Purity♥Lake~...

Quote:
Originally Posted by ~Purity♥Lake~ http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13370140)
I agree with both number and Krystal.
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Forum: Pets   03-15-2009, 10:46 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,881
Posted By yukionna
Dogs don't know instinctively how to use a...

Dogs don't know instinctively how to use a leash, you have to train him. Have you tried a halter or a gentle leader type leash? You got a lab/aussie mix? You're in for a very active, very excitable,...
Forum: Pets   03-15-2009, 01:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 557
Posted By yukionna
I'm not sure how much research you've done but...

I'm not sure how much research you've done but birds can be VERY expensive to care for, especially if they get sick. I'm assuming you want birds that sing as opposed to chirping because you're...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-15-2009, 12:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 294
Posted By yukionna
She never went through seperation anxiety...

She never went through seperation anxiety actually...but she's fine while I'm gone. It's when I'm around when she's at her worst. She is trying to walk and I'm getting ready to move. I'm trying to...
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