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by SallyV
18 Feb 2012, 23:31
Forum: Health Matters
Topic: Back to the vets with Izzy...
Replies: 8
Views: 499

Re: Back to the vets with Izzy...

Thinking of you both. Hopefully a good nights sleep with the antibiotics etc working will do the trick and tomorrow she will be feeling more herself. If she doesn't do a wee tomorrow morning I would probably just give the vet another call ...but you're probably thinking of doing that anyway! I'll be...
by SallyV
04 Feb 2012, 11:32
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Kennel Cough - any advice?
Replies: 8
Views: 401

Re: Kennel Cough - any advice?

Dear All, Thanks for your advice. I feel I now know what to look out for and what the symptoms are. It does sound rather nasty and distressing for them and because they're suffering we suffer too! I'm hoping that the links between the carrier and Effie are distant enough for her not to be at risk bu...
by SallyV
03 Feb 2012, 18:46
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Kennel Cough - any advice?
Replies: 8
Views: 401

Kennel Cough - any advice?

Can I ask your advice about the probability of Effie catching kennel cough? Yesterday afternoon Effie had a lovely romp in the field with a black Labrador and then today I've heard from her owner that the black lab was playing in the morning with a dog that's just had kennel cough confirmed today. S...
by SallyV
27 Jan 2012, 11:04
Forum: Looking For Mates
Topic: Breeding a litter with Stella
Replies: 8
Views: 6803

Re: Breeding a litter with Stella

I was quite interested in this post as I am thinking the same but want to do more research before I finally decide. Effie is now 19 months old and still hasn't had her first season so she will be well over 2 before any testing can be done. My mother in law bred a litter of golden retrievers and her ...
by SallyV
19 Jan 2012, 13:47
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What human medicines can dogs have/use?
Replies: 9
Views: 836

Re: What human medicines can dogs have/use?

Hi Everyone, Thanks for all your replies. Always useful to know there's a fount of knowledge out there. Whilst I was thinking about this issue I also remember another friend of mine with horses and she said they gave benylin to the horses with coughs! They had it in gallon containers.... Very danger...
by SallyV
18 Jan 2012, 17:23
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What human medicines can dogs have/use?
Replies: 9
Views: 836

What human medicines can dogs have/use?

My friend came round today and told me her lurcher had just had another bout of conjunctivitis. Last time the dog had this she took her to the vets and was prescibed something for it and said it was actually made for humans as there is nothing on the market specifically for dogs. So, this time, to s...
by SallyV
15 Dec 2011, 21:55
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Yawning???
Replies: 9
Views: 744

Re: Yawning???

Funnily enough, I've noticed Effie yawns in the car a lot and she is not a great car lover! We've had to put in a lot of work to stop her dribbling and drooling and although she is much better I can tell she's still not that happy. I think you may have answered a question that I have been unaware I ...
by SallyV
17 Oct 2011, 16:20
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hit by a cyclist & a protective Wurly
Replies: 20
Views: 1005

Re: Hit by a cyclist & a protective Wurly

So sorry to hear of your accident. Hope your knees are feeling a bit better now? What a stupid car driver!!! S/he obviously just drove off as you don't mention him/her coming over to see whether you or the cyclist was ok? And three cheers for Wurly! Effie is a big softy too and I wonder whether if I...
by SallyV
22 Sep 2011, 17:19
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Rear Car Seat Cover - Recommendations?
Replies: 6
Views: 1486

Re: Rear Car Seat Cover - Recommendations?

Thank you for your recommendations... I love the expensive ones at "over the top"! Perhaps I can ask Father Christmas for one? In the meantime I shall look into B and M traders!

Sally and Effie
by SallyV
21 Sep 2011, 17:13
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Rear Car Seat Cover - Recommendations?
Replies: 6
Views: 1486

Rear Car Seat Cover - Recommendations?

Hi All, I've not been on here for a while although I have been logging on and keeping up with all the happenings! Anyway, I thought I'd pick your brains regarding car seat covers. Effie has to travel on the back seat of my little Citroen C3 and although I have a cover it is nylon and slippery (it wa...
by SallyV
26 May 2011, 12:19
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Do doodles pong???
Replies: 14
Views: 740

Re: Do doodles pong???

We have got my brother in law's labrador, Jess, staying with us while they've gone on holiday and I can really notice the smell of her when I come in from outside and even when I come downstairs in the morning. Effie doesn't smell at all apart from a lovely straw/warm biscuit type of natural smell. ...
by SallyV
26 May 2011, 07:57
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Norfolk Doodle Walk , Sat 28 May 11am Old Hunstanton Beach
Replies: 15
Views: 832

Re: Norfolk Doodle Walk , Sat 28 May 11am Old Hunstanton Beach

I'm afraid we can't make it....it's my husband's birthday and we're expecting people in the afternoon so I'll be flying round with the hoover and duster!!! Anyway, hope you all have a lovely time and I'll be thinking of you.

Sally and Effie
by SallyV
18 May 2011, 17:48
Forum: Training Issues
Topic: Great way to increase sit/stay duration
Replies: 4
Views: 824

Re: Great way to increase sit/stay duration

Thanks for that information. It's really clearly explained. I can get Effie to sit really well but she won't stay there. She has to sit for one minute for bronze award and she keeps getting up so this training will be invaluable! I did clicker training with her when she was younger but I sort of dri...
by SallyV
14 May 2011, 13:20
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Reminder: Norfolk Meet Bawsey Pits 11am this Sunday
Replies: 8
Views: 1095

Re: Reminder: Norfolk Meet Bawsey Pits 11am this Sunday

Looking forward to meeting everyone!

Sally and Effie
by SallyV
13 May 2011, 09:38
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Reminder: Norfolk Meet Bawsey Pits 11am this Sunday
Replies: 8
Views: 1095

Reminder: Norfolk Meet Bawsey Pits 11am this Sunday

Dear All,

Looking forward to meeting you at Bawsey Pitson Sunday. Just hope the weather is nice for us - only showers are forecast at the moment. Fingers crossed.....

Sally and Effie