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08-08-2020 12:01 PM
melbrod Poor ClarkóI don't know if he'd appreciate it, but give him a hug or a scritch or something to let him know I'm thinking of him.
08-08-2020 11:26 AM
StrykersPerson
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Originally Posted by spocksdad View Post
Sure, if you are you serious, but I don't think HADR will adopt out of TX.

https://www.hadr.org/adopt/

We adopted Eva from them in 2012, and they were hesitant to adopt to us in San Antonio since they couldn't make a home visit. I made a CD with pictures of our home, inside and out and provided Spock's records for them. I think only reason they agreed is because we were current Doberman owners. This would work in your favor since you had Doberman Axel previously.

Back on this subject.

My hold up is, Lily and Pepper are behind on shots. A rescue group is not going to talk to me, right now. I've been through the ringer before. Then when/if they do a home visit they will ask if the cat is vaccinated. Umm. No. She was a year and a half ago.

I would gladly meet you halfway to just foster that dog.

I do have the Kansas City Doberman Pinscher Rescue as references.

I fostered two dogs for them and babysat another foster's dog. Then they granted me with Axel.

08-08-2020 10:58 AM
dobebug
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Originally Posted by MeadowCat View Post
Hey Ken - maybe you can buy the generic human omeprazole and cut them in half? Sypha takes omeprazole and I just buy the human version. She's on the 20 mg dose because she's a big dog. I'm not sure if they can be cut in half (Bug might know)...many tablets can be easily with no harm.
Hey MC

Just talked to Ken again shortly before I saw your post. Can't cut the 20mg omeprazole in two because it's a time release and it screws up the time release function.

I'm guessing that the reason you need a script for the 10 mg is because they are afraid that someone will be trying to give babies or smaller kids 10mg without seeing a pediatrician to make sure that's what the kid needs.

But for the record the general rule of thumb about pills and what you can cut in half to get a smaller dose is that if it's a time release--don't ever cut those in half (or quarters or anything else) But generally if it's a drug in tablet form (as opposed to gel caps) and it's scored either for 1/2 or double scored for 1/4 you can safely cut or break those to have a smaller dose.

But as always--ask a pharmacist or your vet/doctor to be sure.

Well, now that I'm not so worried about Ken's lil' EG I can return to worrying about Clark (the tailless wonder) who I think may have a UTI (at least I'm hoping for a UTI and not a full fledged bout of FLUTD.

At least our weather has subsided to a pleasantly cool morning and only supposed to hit mid 70's this morning.

ABTLH
08-08-2020 10:50 AM
StrykersPerson
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Originally Posted by TNfisher View Post
Another Saturday, another hike with my girl

I know it's not going to last but this has to be the coolest August (and by coolest I mean temperature wise, not hip LOL) we've had since I've been here in middle TN. This last week, the mornings have felt more like late spring or fall than the middle of summer.

Here are a couple of iPhone pics I took this morning




Mrs. TN is making some egg and avocado sammiches for breakfast, gotta go eat
Nice pics as usual.

But, I'm mad at you again! I think I need a tripod now. Damn you! You did say it was a slippery slope, though.

You will laugh your a$$ off when you eventually see my attempt at taking a pic of the full moon the other night.
08-08-2020 10:33 AM
StrykersPerson Hey! Where has Beau been?

We don't have any Andy and Trev updates.

BeauBear?

Will you ask Baby Bear to bring me back a souvenir?

I will gladly accept a small rock.

So far I have rocks from Italy and West Africa.
08-08-2020 10:27 AM
StrykersPerson Kenny?

How is our Evie?

She will bounce back! I know it!

Wonder what really went South with her?

I can't imagine that she got into anything. I know she is watched like a hawk.

Babies get sick, right?
08-08-2020 10:18 AM
StrykersPerson
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Originally Posted by spocksdad View Post

Mel, Just Do Like TN, Always Carry Your Camera Gear With You!




(Frank in younger days, when photography bug first bit him...)
All those cameras and he whips out the cell phone!
08-08-2020 10:17 AM
spocksdad
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Originally Posted by StrykersPerson View Post
You think I am stupid just taking pictures? Just wait until I have have to figure out how to transfer the photos!

When I finally get to that stage, you all are going to die laughing at the pictures that I accidentally captured. Anybody want to see a pic of my toe?

LMAO

Send it to AJ, he might be interested, as all we ever see of him is his toes...
08-08-2020 10:15 AM
spocksdad
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Originally Posted by melbrod View Post
As a long term deer-in-the-yard photographer, I'll just tell you now to save you a little troubleódeer only do cute things when you don't have the camera in your hands.
...

Mel, Just Do Like TN, Always Carry Your Camera Gear With You!




(Frank in younger days, when photography bug first bit him...)
08-08-2020 10:10 AM
StrykersPerson You think I am stupid just taking pictures? Just wait until I have have to figure out how to transfer the photos!

When I finally get to that stage, you all are going to die laughing at the pictures that I accidentally captured. Anybody want to see a pic of my toe?

LMAO
08-08-2020 09:58 AM
melbrod As a long term deer-in-the-yard photographer, I'll just tell you now to save you a little troubleódeer only do cute things when you don't have the camera in your hands.

A couple of days ago I looked out the patio door, and saw a doe nursing her two babies out by the swing set. They were giving her some good head thumps to get their milkócute, cuteóso I rushed to get the camera to take a video. Which I keep on the bookshelf RIGHT BY the door. By the time I got it out of the bag (maybe 5 seconds later) they were done? or at least behind the swing set heading back toward the hillside, so I couldn't even get any pictures without swing set legs in the picture.
08-08-2020 09:52 AM
StrykersPerson Kenny?

Did you call the breeder?
08-08-2020 09:49 AM
StrykersPerson I was going to comment yesterday about how strange this summer has been.

It's been pretty much Fall here the entire summer. I wonder if that means were going to have a crappy Winter.

I will have to check the Farmer's Almanac.

Who am I kidding? I can't even get through all the buttons on my camera.

There was a deer out by the peach/apricot tree again this morning.

I was afraid to get up and get the camera for fear I would chase her off. Turns out Pepper took care of that.

08-08-2020 09:44 AM
MeadowCat
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Originally Posted by ECIN View Post
Thanks everybody ! Got home at 6 am on the dot , I cleaned up little girl and wiped her paws and body down good when we got home - I tok to bed with me where she passed out , she is still resting nw in her pen , The Doc told me I needed to put her on Omeprazole 10 mg for 5 days - called the pharmacy - they have it in 20 mg and the 10 mg I needed a script for that ! Called the VCA back to get script - said they were sorry abut that and wil call it in - now the pizzer ! They had it on hand and should have gave it to me before I left , but that didn't happen - so have to ake a trip to Shelbyville to pick it up , Also headed to own Vers office to pick up a few cans of ID ( bland food ) for a few days , BTW - Laid down at 6:30 and was up by 8 am -

I have some good stories on things I learned and will pass it along to you all , I'm sure you all may know it , but for the first timer Dobers people may help them some .

Thanks again for the well wishes - you all are the greatest

Ken
Hey Ken - maybe you can buy the generic human omeprazole and cut them in half? Sypha takes omeprazole and I just buy the human version. She's on the 20 mg dose because she's a big dog. I'm not sure if they can be cut in half (Bug might know)...many tablets can be easily with no harm.
08-08-2020 09:40 AM
ECIN Thanks everybody ! Got home at 6 am on the dot , I cleaned up little girl and wiped her paws and body down good when we got home - I tok to bed with me where she passed out , she is still resting nw in her pen , The Doc told me I needed to put her on Omeprazole 10 mg for 5 days - called the pharmacy - they have it in 20 mg and the 10 mg I needed a script for that ! Called the VCA back to get script - said they were sorry abut that and wil call it in - now the pizzer ! They had it on hand and should have gave it to me before I left , but that didn't happen - so have to ake a trip to Shelbyville to pick it up , Also headed to own Vers office to pick up a few cans of ID ( bland food ) for a few days , BTW - Laid down at 6:30 and was up by 8 am -

I have some good stories on things I learned and will pass it along to you all , I'm sure you all may know it , but for the first timer Dobers people may help them some .

Thanks again for the well wishes - you all are the greatest

Ken
08-08-2020 09:32 AM
TNfisher Another Saturday, another hike with my girl

I know it's not going to last but this has to be the coolest August (and by coolest I mean temperature wise, not hip LOL) we've had since I've been here in middle TN. This last week, the mornings have felt more like late spring or fall than the middle of summer.

Here are a couple of iPhone pics I took this morning




Mrs. TN is making some egg and avocado sammiches for breakfast, gotta go eat
08-08-2020 09:28 AM
dobebug
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Originally Posted by ECIN View Post
What a night ! EG got sick yesterday after I got home , could not keep her food or water down , I could not get a hold of any Vets near home , I call Aunt Bug and we thought we were very close to a emergency with her , we laid down at 11:30 and at 12:30 , she threw up again , so we headed to the VCA at Fishers IN . They did xrays and she has NO blockage ! They think she eat something , bug , spider ,frog , something , giving her fluids under the skin as I type this and some upset tome meds , should have her back and headed back to home by 5:30 or 6 am , DiD get a hours sleep woke up cold ! Didnít have the truck on , when I woke up , Iím the only one in the parking lot talk you all later today .
Boy, I feel better to know that at least it wasn't a blockage. The subQfluids should make her feel better and so should the stuff for her upset stomach. I'll keep checking for an update.

And keeping my fingers crossed for the lil' EG.

ABTLH
08-08-2020 09:07 AM
TNfisher
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Originally Posted by ECIN View Post
What a night ! EG got sick yesterday after I got home , could not keep her food or water down , I could not get a hold of any Vets near home , I call Aunt Bug and we thought we were very close to a emergency with her , we laid down at 11:30 and at 12:30 , she threw up again , so we headed to the VCA at Fishers IN . They did xrays and she has NO blockage ! They think she eat something , bug , spider ,frog , something , giving her fluids under the skin as I type this and some upset tome meds , should have her back and headed back to home by 5:30 or 6 am , DiD get a hours sleep woke up cold ! Didnít have the truck on , when I woke up , Iím the only one in the parking lot talk you all later today .
I hope everything is ok, you're probably catching up on some sleep but give us an update when you can!
08-08-2020 08:55 AM
melbrod Oh noósending prayers and nose pokes your way. Update us when you get the chance.
08-08-2020 08:42 AM
MeadowCat
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Originally Posted by ECIN View Post
What a night ! EG got sick yesterday after I got home , could not keep her food or water down , I could not get a hold of any Vets near home , I call Aunt Bug and we thought we were very close to a emergency with her , we laid down at 11:30 and at 12:30 , she threw up again , so we headed to the VCA at Fishers IN . They did xrays and she has NO blockage ! They think she eat something , bug , spider ,frog , something , giving her fluids under the skin as I type this and some upset tome meds , should have her back and headed back to home by 5:30 or 6 am , DiD get a hours sleep woke up cold ! Didnít have the truck on , when I woke up , Iím the only one in the parking lot talk you all later today .
Hope everything's okay, Ken. Worried about your girl.
08-08-2020 05:57 AM
LadyDi Just picked up this message doc.
Maybe you are home by now. Sure hoping so......
Big poke !!!
08-08-2020 04:06 AM
ECIN What a night ! EG got sick yesterday after I got home , could not keep her food or water down , I could not get a hold of any Vets near home , I call Aunt Bug and we thought we were very close to a emergency with her , we laid down at 11:30 and at 12:30 , she threw up again , so we headed to the VCA at Fishers IN . They did xrays and she has NO blockage ! They think she eat something , bug , spider ,frog , something , giving her fluids under the skin as I type this and some upset tome meds , should have her back and headed back to home by 5:30 or 6 am , DiD get a hours sleep woke up cold ! Didnít have the truck on , when I woke up , Iím the only one in the parking lot talk you all later today .
08-08-2020 01:44 AM
ECIN
08-08-2020 01:26 AM
melbrod I am, sorta, for just a minute or two longer. Did little girl get you up?

Actually now I'm leavingótime to start my evening reading. Night, night.
08-08-2020 01:01 AM
ECIN Anybody out there ?
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