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by francoe1976
26 Dec 2009, 21:57
Forum: Health Matters
Topic: lame puppy?
Replies: 6
Views: 1741

Re: lame puppy?

Thanks everyone, well it seems i have been possibly walking winston too much, roughly 30 mins a day, i didnt realise this could put undo amount of strain on his growing bones, muscles etc, i am limiting his walk to 10 mins a day and not every day just to see if this makes any difference, like today ...
by francoe1976
29 Nov 2009, 13:54
Forum: Health Matters
Topic: lame puppy?
Replies: 6
Views: 1741

lame puppy?

ooooh right where do i start? the last couple of weeks i have noticed that winston "cries", but not everytime do i see why, anyways when i have heard him the last few days and rushed to see him, it is normally him trying to shift position from sitting to laying or sitting to standing, this distresse...
by francoe1976
06 Nov 2009, 12:02
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Puppy heights and weights
Replies: 22
Views: 3556

Re: Puppy heights and weights

Winston is 17 weeks and measures 18inches to the shoulder and weighs 12.5 kilos, i think he is gonna be a big boy, although when ive compared him on here he seems about average, there is no telling.
by francoe1976
21 Oct 2009, 07:13
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Advice needed
Replies: 10
Views: 1432

Re: Advice needed

Winston was doing the same last week he is 14 weeks now. Between 5 and 5.30 i would have to let him out, he would wee and then i would sit in the utility room with him so as to let him know it was not up time, i did this for a few mornings and the last few days he has slept in til 6.30 which i think...
by francoe1976
21 Oct 2009, 07:08
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: website to buy vetbed?
Replies: 6
Views: 1331

Re: website to buy vetbed?

Me too. ebay. and very cheap. lots of colours and patterns and winston loves it, not tied to eat the back of it but theres time. :shock:
by francoe1976
11 Oct 2009, 12:52
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: is the honeymoon over?
Replies: 5
Views: 1113

is the honeymoon over?

Well Winston has well and truly settled in but now for the last 4 mornings he is howling and barking at 5.30 in the morning, before that it was 6.30 and i could manage that but 5.30???!!!! :shock: i have been letting him out for a wee sometimes he might poo but generally he is soooo excited and want...
by francoe1976
08 Oct 2009, 14:53
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New member introduction
Replies: 9
Views: 1624

Re: New member introduction

Hi Jackie im a new member and have a 12wk old puppy winston, we live in Stansted, essex, there are a few of us round the essex/herts area and we are looking to meet up for walk as soon as, i have one more week to wait before i can take Winston out.
by francoe1976
07 Oct 2009, 17:26
Forum: Health Matters
Topic: BARF?
Replies: 14
Views: 1587

Re: BARF?

yes thanks frosty i got your pm and registered on doodle times but am a bit of a novice on the forum so dont get the stickies thing :shock: :shock: am taking things gradually with winston but he is an absolute joy, im thinking i need to get vitamin supplements? this forum is awesome makes me feel qu...
by francoe1976
06 Oct 2009, 10:00
Forum: Health Matters
Topic: BARF?
Replies: 14
Views: 1587

Re: BARF?

funny you should mention that about kidneys i bought a pck of eight yesterday and thought id give him a few!!!!! :shock: :shock: :shock: but a friend said the same thing so i will limit him to one kidney a week :D do you give your raw eggs?
by francoe1976
05 Oct 2009, 13:34
Forum: Health Matters
Topic: BARF?
Replies: 14
Views: 1587

Re: BARF?

well both winston and i have taken very well to the new diet. He has a dollop of natural yogourt on his kibble in the morning followed by tripe and brown rice for lunch and dinner, this has gone down brilliantly over the last few days and i now feel confident enough to try new receipes. I have chick...
by francoe1976
03 Oct 2009, 16:30
Forum: Site Features and Fixes
Topic: BARF Diet Sheets
Replies: 7
Views: 5486

Re: BARF Diet Sheets

me too, although i have pm'd frosty this afternoon asking her advice.Image
by francoe1976
02 Oct 2009, 10:37
Forum: Health Matters
Topic: BARF?
Replies: 14
Views: 1587

Re: BARF?

Thank you all so much, i defo think its the way im gonna go although i am getting confused with the raw aspect of giving him a chicken wing or an egg? I will gradualy intoduce a natural diet to him over the next week or so.
by francoe1976
01 Oct 2009, 14:41
Forum: Health Matters
Topic: BARF?
Replies: 14
Views: 1587

BARF?

Winston is a great puppy however i find myself wanting to feed him a more natural diet, i just dont like the idea of the dry food diet for his whole life, and i have noticed how much he drinks. I have been looking up the B.A.R.F diet and feel that is the route i would like to go. Does anyone have an...
by francoe1976
01 Oct 2009, 09:28
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Introduction - any meets in Hertfordshire
Replies: 20
Views: 3090

Re: Introduction - any meets in Hertfordshire

he is good at things on the computer, however not so clever when it comes to picking up Winstons poo :roll: :D
by francoe1976
30 Sep 2009, 20:37
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Introduction - any meets in Hertfordshire
Replies: 20
Views: 3090

Re: Introduction - any meets in Hertfordshire

Rob again - Yes you can choose different image sizes - you can CLICK on the images and they open up in imageshack for ALL to view at whatever sized you saved it as... anybody try clicking Frans image there and you will see what I mean.. AND REMEMBER - when copying the 4th line down... it's a LONG li...