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Join Date: Apr 2009
Dogs Name: Cypress (Dobe) & Dempsey (Rat Terrier)
Dogs Age: 05.08.19 & 11.04.14
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What method are you using for posting? Depending on the method, there might be different suggestions for how to better get them to stay in. There are also options for posting that do not require being posted in the base, however, the success of those methods can greatly depend on the stage the ears are in.
I used Darwin's for several years. What are your questions about it? If its just how much or what to feed a 12-13 week old pup, I would recommend contacting Darwin's directly and asking them. They're pretty helpful in determining how much you should order and how often it should ship.
As far as best health insurance for Dobes, that can vary quite a bit depending on the state and region in which you live. Coverage might be different between states and so can pricing, which is often calculated based on average cost of veterinary care in your area.
For instance, I live in Missouri and have my Dobe pup insured with Embrace. A friend who lives in Oregon and also recently got a puppy received a quote from them for four times the cost of what I pay for the exact same policy.
What I did when I was insurance shopping is I created a comprehensive spreadsheet that detailed the coverage limits (annual, lifetime, per incident; hereditary, congenital, accident/injury, illness), waiting periods, premiums, deductibles, reimbursement rates, etc. Then I got quotes from every company I could find. Then I could easily scroll through my spreadsheet and compare them to each other and determine what would be the best match for what I expected.
I did it for my Rat Terrier and again when I got my Dobe pup because the breed can also make a huge difference in what's covered and pricing. So, my dogs are actually insured with different companies because breed can matter so much.
Old Drum's Crimson Crisp CGC, "Fiona" 04-21-2009 - 01-15-2018
Old Drum's Fiery Rumors of Taliesin CGC LC-10D, "Tali" 05-09-2008 - 08-19-2018 Sirai's Novel Weapon, AKC S.T.A.R. puppy, "Cypress" 05-08-2019 -
AKC/UKC CH Bur-way's Unscripted, CA, "Dempsey" (Rat Terrier) 11-04-2014 -