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by Rachelhodgkins
22 May 2015, 23:24
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: what to do when bitch comes into season.
Replies: 1
Views: 1179

what to do when bitch comes into season.

Lottie want due for her season for another 2 months and was booked into having her spayed in a week and she has started showing swelling of her vulva. I know the vet is going to say no as they check for signs of season before I as they don't do it when in season or imminent for complication reasons....
by Rachelhodgkins
19 May 2015, 13:06
Forum: Health Matters
Topic: Ticks
Replies: 30
Views: 11006

Re: Ticks

I will be looking into it as camping times is the worst for us think it's cuz we spend alot of time not just walking but lounging in the places these little buggers like to hang out
by Rachelhodgkins
18 May 2015, 11:30
Forum: Health Matters
Topic: Ticks
Replies: 30
Views: 11006

Re: Ticks

Your poor husband. When I was working in Africa I constantly found ticks on me even when I would Cover up appropriately. Let us know what new treatment is like Would be very interested. They are horrible little things.Though my mother in law didn't know what they were :shock: even though she has own...
by Rachelhodgkins
18 May 2015, 10:54
Forum: Health Matters
Topic: Ticks
Replies: 30
Views: 11006

Re: Ticks

The cotton method I make a loop and place over the tick close to the skin and tighten it slowly around where it's mouth parts would be tighten and pull sharp and quick. I always check that I can see the head parts etc and that nothing is left.with this method i have never had that problem and we go ...
by Rachelhodgkins
18 May 2015, 10:49
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 2nd dog plunge
Replies: 5
Views: 2099

Re: 2nd dog plunge

He is a cocker spaniel bench type, I know that Doesn't have much take on personality as they are both high energy types. We have owned a spaniel before but a English springer. We will Base what activities we do with him on his personality if he has strong working drive we will find outlets for this....
by Rachelhodgkins
17 May 2015, 22:58
Forum: Health Matters
Topic: Ticks
Replies: 30
Views: 11006

Re: Ticks

Yes we do that method of making them dizzy To get them to back out, but sometimes they in such an awkward space place e.g. cats eye lid. The cotton loop method is better than the tweezer method as it always gets the head out and you don't squeeze them which causes them to empty more siliva in.just d...
by Rachelhodgkins
17 May 2015, 22:20
Forum: Health Matters
Topic: Ticks
Replies: 30
Views: 11006

Re: Ticks

I just had to pull one out of the cats eye lid think it's the mild weather loads about at mo. We favour the lopped string removal method though you do have to pull the little buggars hard
by Rachelhodgkins
17 May 2015, 20:04
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 2nd dog plunge
Replies: 5
Views: 2099

2nd dog plunge

We have been thinking of a new addition for a while now but have umm and arr about whet to go for a puppy. We came across a a spaniel as this is what we were looking for who is not a baby pup put but is 5 months old.my husband has been to see him and meet him, tomorrow we are all going to meet him.t...
by Rachelhodgkins
16 May 2015, 21:33
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: rant
Replies: 3
Views: 1753

rant

I am a member of some Facebook pet sale things. From when I was after Some new fish.I am astounded by the number of ppl either buying puppies for their kids or selling dogs their kids don't bother with anymore. Then to top it off at my kids swimming lessons was talking to a parent who had just broug...
by Rachelhodgkins
16 May 2015, 12:31
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: after some constructive criticism
Replies: 0
Views: 2388

after some constructive criticism

Hi I recently set up a new buisness and I now have my Facebook page and website set up and wondered if you ladies /gents can take alook for me and let me know what you think.about products avalible and ease of the website use etc.any info you feel is missing or products you would like to see.I would...
by Rachelhodgkins
08 Apr 2015, 17:24
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: erm first Boxers now Spaniels
Replies: 12
Views: 2743

Re: erm first Boxers now Spaniels

That's some pretty fascinating stuff bid, I guess would be the same effect with a dark chocolate dog. I will tell the Westie owner next time I see her, that her dog isn't racist it's just that he maybe misinterpreting facial body language.
by Rachelhodgkins
06 Apr 2015, 23:29
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: erm first Boxers now Spaniels
Replies: 12
Views: 2743

Re: erm first Boxers now Spaniels

They are a strange bunch our doodles, maybe they are to bouncy. Though I heard the most bizarre thing today. Some white Westie took a disliking to my pup and the owner said oh my dogs a bit of a racist and doesn't like black dogs ( for one my lottie is chocolate) but did make me chuckle. I have no i...
by Rachelhodgkins
05 Apr 2015, 21:45
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I'm pleased to say its official
Replies: 8
Views: 1893

Re: I'm pleased to say its official

That's great news!! Which DNA testing did you use I'm quite intrigued
by Rachelhodgkins
02 Apr 2015, 11:34
Forum: Training Issues
Topic: Running with your dog
Replies: 9
Views: 3887

Re: Running with your dog

Well we did it today instead and went fab, we did it at local park. I was surprised at how well she did kept right by my side , no pulling in front, biting lead or jumping up at me (things I expected). With intervals of walking and running for 60 seconds gives a idea of how hard to work. Let's just ...
by Rachelhodgkins
01 Apr 2015, 22:01
Forum: Training Issues
Topic: Running with your dog
Replies: 9
Views: 3887

Re: Running with your dog

Well I'm hoping to start my running this Friday so wish me luck think hardest thing is gonna be teaching lottie not to jump up me in excitment when I first burst into a run. I'm a complete newbie in running so we gonna be starting slow and steady. Hopefully will be going early in the mornings less p...