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post #21 of 53

$300 to walk in the door?  You gotta be kidding....

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Worry is interest paid on trouble before it comes due.

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post #22 of 53
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Originally Posted by Run-A-Muck Ranch 

try getting charcoal and or caster oil into him...I don't know if one is better than the other, but if I remember correctly one will make them throw up anything they have ingested...I think the other might help him poop it out....Not 100% positive on these, so please check into it first, but I remember the vet giving our dog both when he got the strick9 poisoning...

by chance have you put the liquid flea and tick stuff on your dog??? I know there are cetain brands that the dogs can't/don't tolerate...It's been posted on here somewhere before about dogs having seisures/convolsions after having that put on them...

I know it sounds horrible on my end(this post and above post talking about bad things happening to our dogs)..., but we also had a dog that happened too...We took him in for his rabies shots, then about a week later we put the tick/flea liquid down his back, and about 2 weeks after that he had a major sesiure....Took to the vet, they did $500 worth of test and what not, didn't really come up with anything wrong, but said it was a possibility that it was a reaction to the flea/tick stuff....


come to think of it, i bought a package of flea/tick drops for him and our other dog..now i cant find the package so i wonder if my son put the entire package on him!
im going to call him really quick!!

wife to my highschool sweetheart for almost 18 years, mother to 6 boys and 1 girl.
wife to my highschool sweetheart for almost 18 years, mother to 6 boys and 1 girl.
post #23 of 53
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Originally Posted by ddawn 

$300 to walk in the door?  You gotta be kidding....


sadly, no. well, its because she said that its 100 for the visit and 200 for basic tests.thats before they even figure out whats wrong and treat it. i wish they would let me bring him  in now, but i do understand...if they did it for one person, they would have everyone doing that.

wife to my highschool sweetheart for almost 18 years, mother to 6 boys and 1 girl.
wife to my highschool sweetheart for almost 18 years, mother to 6 boys and 1 girl.
post #24 of 53

It sounds like distemper to me....has he had his shots? They have the same type of symptoms that you are describing,almost like rabies.Foaming at the mouth,strange behavior,etc. Try to get him to a vet,ASAP....it might be too late. We found a dog once, he started foaming the same night we found him.He had to be put down.It's sad to see them like that,they are in pain.They're brains are affected. Good luck with your dog,hope the vet can help....

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post #25 of 53

Can they let you write a hold check or leave your debit card number for Saturday.  I work at a vet and we do that frequently.  It really sounds like a toxin.  He really needs to be seen ASAP.

I am supervisor to 4 dogs, 3 cats, 5 indoor birds, 19 chickens, 4 ducks and a quail.
I am supervisor to 4 dogs, 3 cats, 5 indoor birds, 19 chickens, 4 ducks and a quail.
post #26 of 53
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well i called the vet again, and they told me that they cant make any sort of arrangements but they did say that it sounds like he just ate something he shouldnt have and that we should make him puke it up. they also mentioned that he couldve eaten a toad which is very likely here especially with all the rain.

wife to my highschool sweetheart for almost 18 years, mother to 6 boys and 1 girl.
wife to my highschool sweetheart for almost 18 years, mother to 6 boys and 1 girl.
post #27 of 53

Hope you can get him to toss up whatever it is, did they tell you how?  If it's already passed his stomach he's gonna need to be seen.  Good luck.

It's German Shepherd Dog, they HERD, they don't Ard, don't Pard and don't Erd.    

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It's German Shepherd Dog, they HERD, they don't Ard, don't Pard and don't Erd.    

Four or five Dogs, 2 retired horses lots of Chickens - Official Mad Hatcher; Cher

post #28 of 53

Sure wish you could get him to the vet

I know all about toad eating dogs. My doxie ate quite a few, she puked up at least 3 sets of legs. She was sick for a few days, throwing up & a foamy mouth. Then the black diahrea (bloody) started. She got some antibiotics and was fine, eventaully.

How is the dog acting now? It has obviously been a day or two

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One Husband...9 cats, 2 Doxies & 1 Lab/BC cross, lots of guineas & chickens

"You can judge the heart of a man by the treatment of his animals" Emmanual Kant
post #29 of 53

My dog has seizures.  He does drool and foam at the mouth during a seizure.  A grand mal seizure can make an dog expend as much energy as he would running a marathon.  It is exhausting for them.  If there was one or more seizure the dog could be exhausted and lathargic for a day or two.  He probably had a seizure, but you need to find the cause.  The fence digging could be part of a seizure.  Dogs sometimes become obsessive compulsive during smaller focal seizures.  They act confused and paranoid.  They can dig, eat dirt, run in circles, snap at imaginary flies, continually try to run or escape from imaginary demons, etc.  Mine tries to eat the carpet, the grass, dirt or anything under his feet.  Your dog may have eaten something, have a disease, have a genetic disorder, or be reacting to shots, flea applications or heartworm tablets.  If you want to save the dog, you can't wait to take him to the vet.  If your vet can't see him, find a farm vet.  They are usually cheaper.

In every fat person there may be a skinny one screaming to get out, but in every skinny person there is a fat one screaming to be fed!
In every fat person there may be a skinny one screaming to get out, but in every skinny person there is a fat one screaming to be fed!
post #30 of 53

We used this when Maggie (our lab) had to have emergency surgery for a collapsed lung:

Care Credit

It's good for emergencies such as this. You can pay it all off or in payments with no interest- whichever works.

You can use it at the vet or at human medical clinics, also. A good thing to have around in a fix.


Edited by greenfamilyfarms - 3/25/09 at 8:20am
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