Mae's Reading Library
Nothing Replaces a Good Vet and some are much, much better than others.
Ask around and ask lots of questions. Higher
cost does not necessarily mean a better
vet. If it's serious, get a second
opinion. It COULD
save your dog's life.
A Poison Safe Home
Foods to Avoid Feeding Your Pet
and Weather Hazards
Information for Emergencies and First Aid from Canine Water Therapy Website - Be Prepared
Boston Terrier Training
Donna Farmer of Birmingham Boston Terrier Rescue
What You Need to Know and it's Just Common Sense
here's some more..
Dr. Ps Dog Training
(Lots of stuff)
a particularly good posting ~
a quick link to some excellent behavioral advice?
CANINE BEHAVIOR QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
expert Kathy Diamond Davis
Author and Trainer
Meds & Treatments
of us have been frustrated with conventional treatments for a variety of
dog ailments including food regurgitation, mast cell tumor
treatment, allergies, deaf dog and blind dog information, etc. There is
tremendous knowledge about these and many other problems and issues in the Rescue
are some thoughts about some of these issues in an informal format and
there are people you can ask questions directly and long after the vet community has given
up, many of us are still in there swinging for our pooches
things that work when your vet has given up...
Special Emergency Care from
Animal Rolling De-Stinker
A vet-recommended recipe for skunk and dead animal odor can be
used as shown below:
1 bottle hydrogen peroxide
1/2 bottle water
1/4 cup baking soda
1 teaspoon dog shampoo
Mix hydrogen peroxide with water. Add baking soda and dog shampoo. Mix and pour into a squirt bottle/sprayer. Spray entire bottle onto dog, being careful not to get it directly into his eyes/nose. Let everything stand for 5 to 10 minutes while working the solution into his fur. Rinse.
Hydrogen peroxide can bleach fabrics, so proceed with caution. It can also affect color of dog fur.
COMMON VETERINARY MEDICATIONS
Dogs and Adult Dog Problems
Problems for Adult Boston Terriers:
Common Flea and Tick Control
Products - A Very Good Summary
Issues and Ailments by Pawprints and Purrs
Long Beach Animal Hospital's
Disease Search -
Pets Vet Clinic - General Health Topics
Pet Web Library, a collection of everything from ADDISONíS DISEASE to ZINC POISONING,
including EAR MITES
World Famous Merck Veterinary Manual ***
(including Boston Terriers) and their Special Problems
Encyclopedia of Canine Veterinary Medical Information
The PetWork Pet Guide, a handy
general guide to articles, tips, and information about dogs, cats, birds, and other pets.
Health & Nutrition Articles
from Yahoo - Feeding, First Aid, Problem Prevention, First Aid and Illnesses
- Resources for Pet Owners / Animal Companions
Canine Vaccine Recommendation from PetPlace.com
ear over the other head tilt, "Wobble Eyes," and Vertigo
Lack of balance and
eye movements coordination with movement of the head
Signs of vestibular disease
with a Megaesophagus Dog
is a condition in which the muscles in the esophagus become weak
and stretch out, creating pockets that prevent food from
reaching the stomach. The condition causes regurgitation,
loss of weight, and can lead to pneumonia if not managed.
But Megaesophagus is NOT a death sentence! In most cases,
adjustments to the feeding routine such as vertical feeding will
help manage the condition and allow the dog to live a relatively
more information about Megaesophagus and Baby Jewell, click