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This forum has changed with our resident vet moving on but a lot of good information is available within the posts so we have changed it to a board on general animal health and advice. We have also moved it out of the donor forum area so the information is available to everyone.
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Dog Worms
Dog worms are divided in to Round and Tapeworms.
Classic roundworm is caused by Toxacara and related species, the microscopic larval stage of these worms crosses the placenta from the bitch, pups a...

Started Sep 10th, 2010 at 2:43am by ghost of ethos (Ex Member)
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18 2192 Last Post Dec 25th, 2014 at 10:34am
By: FlinchedAgain
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Some information here on more important poisonings of dogs.
Ill start by resummarising rabbithunters excellent information on anticoagulant poisoning, and continue to add some info later.
As befor...

Started Aug 27th, 2010 at 1:58am by ghost of ethos (Ex Member)
9 1164 Last Post Jun 27th, 2012 at 10:55am
By: ethos - Ex Member
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My approach to pig dog injuries
A few thoughts here, feel free to post any ideas or questions for discussion:
The cleaner and more recent a wound is, the more likely it is to hold stitches and staples. After 24 hours, the chanc...

Started Aug 24th, 2010 at 11:50pm by ghost of ethos (Ex Member)
12 1715 Last Post Aug 26th, 2010 at 8:16am
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lump on a fallows chest
Hi there. 
I shot a fallow spiker yesterday with a lump on its chest about the size of a tennis ball. When I skinned it out white pus oozed onto the ground.  From google it's appers to be a goit...

Started Jan 27th, 2017 at 8:53pm by Jbanger
0 756 Last Post Jan 27th, 2017 at 8:53pm
By: Jbanger
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Young Labrador limps after rest
Our young Labrador has just started a limp in her back left leg.  We noticed it about a week ago.  She appears fine when active and will walk and run and jump when excited but when she slows down she ...

Started Jun 14th, 2016 at 6:34am by stagstalker
9 1568 Last Post Oct 21st, 2016 at 8:48pm
By: penetrator
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Hi I have an aged Lab with dermatitis between her toes that I cant get rid of.
I have taken her to the vet and they got me to cover her foot and apply cream twice a day to help dry it up, but it ...

Started Feb 22nd, 2015 at 5:28pm by sako308
5 1212 Last Post Jul 18th, 2016 at 8:10am
By: sako
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time to find a new vet....
I will be making a few enquiries and dropping a few hints to vets we know...If the rest of you lot do the same we SHOULD be able to rope in a tame vet of 2 to make this forum work......I seen to recal...

Started Jun 23rd, 2016 at 5:34am by Micky Duck
0 824 Last Post Jun 23rd, 2016 at 5:34am
By: Micky Duck
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Enlarged lymph nodes in all four legs of red yearling
G'day there,
When boning out the legs of a yearling a mate shot on the weekend, we found the lymph nodes to be unusually huge (normally never even notice them they are so small). These were the l...

Started Nov 16th, 2015 at 12:29am by GWH
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Dog got in the first aid kit.
So the dog got into the first aid kit and there are ibuprofen tablets scattered about. Not sure how many he ate. Trying to get a hold of the vet now. Any thoughts on what to do for future reference?

Started Jan 13th, 2014 at 8:49am by HuntGatherRepeat
5 877 Last Post Sep 7th, 2015 at 12:36am
By: alan and sunny
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Chooks Bums Look Bloody Sore!
All the chooks have angry-red bums. Anyone got any idea what this is, and how to remedy it?

Started Jul 11th, 2015 at 12:54am by Max
6 945 Last Post Jul 20th, 2015 at 7:13am
By: ethos - Ex Member
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thyriod tumor advise please
I have an older male dog hes 9-10years old I noticed a golf ball size lump in his neck about half way up the trachea I took him to the local vet they did blood tests and a hyper/hypo? thyroid test(whi...

Started Jun 26th, 2015 at 6:34am by luckyshot
7 888 Last Post Jul 8th, 2015 at 9:08am
By: Maddoghunter
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lab groaning all the time
my lab is 12 now he has had a couple of fast growing lumps cut out.but now has started groaning alot.he breaths very hard but vet said this is due to things in his throat getting longer.the groaning s...

Started Feb 20th, 2015 at 8:15am by day in lew
1 671 Last Post Feb 20th, 2015 at 9:33am
By: Braack
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Lab with sore front leg
Hi Guys,
On Friday afternoon I was out for a walk with the dog and he had a tumble coming off a steep bit of country in the dark and has done something to the joint above his front right paw. It ...

Started Jan 11th, 2015 at 1:20am by VTR
5 783 Last Post Jan 15th, 2015 at 6:42am
By: ethos - Ex Member
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i have a dog thats 13 months old and in the last 6 months has had mange or what i think is mange 3 times. All three times her belly and insides of her legs come out in heaps of lil bite looking bumbs ...

Started Dec 31st, 2014 at 11:02pm by kimber308
3 719 Last Post Jan 7th, 2015 at 3:42am
By: muzza
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dog grazes like a cow...
My 2.5 year-old lab/springer cross bitch seems to need to eat a lot of grass. She gets out of her kennel and grazes like a cow.
A few weeks ago it got so bad that I took her to the vet who found ...

Started Nov 16th, 2014 at 8:19pm by Slayer
6 1026 Last Post Dec 1st, 2014 at 4:28am
By: chris
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