Forum Post: Do you think pets should be banned from drivers' laps?
Posted 01/24/2013 03:00:43 EST
Yes, just like cell phones, sadly some people don't realize how distracting it is until it's too late.
Forum Post: Totally OT from an old member ;-)
Posted 12/10/2012 11:03:59 EST
Hey veggirl! I check in about once a month, but can't remember the last time anyone posted anything here. I think a lot of people migrated to "Parents" or to other sites that are more active. Thanks f more »
Forum Post: Will you get your dog a flu shot?
Posted 11/06/2012 10:06:01 EST
I get the flu vaccine because I get the flu every year, without fail, sometimes twice. I find when I get the vaccine it only lasts a day or two is much less severe, as without it I'm usually down for more »
Forum Post: Do you feed your pet raw meat?
Posted 10/11/2012 12:13:19 EDT
In response to Robin39's comment: No. I personally would not be comfortable with the risk involved. From the article provided in your link: Domestic dogs have been eating cooked food for over 300, more »
Forum Post: Mayor Menino: Animal-rights law nothing but a bunch of (pit) bull!
Posted 09/25/2012 11:41:56 EDT
it's a big deal because it's a deterrent to adoption, and many of these dogs need homes. if people talked about the prey drive in greyhounds the way they talk about agression in pit bulls, and there w more »
Posted 09/24/2012 03:04:11 EDT
Anecdotal evidence is far from hard science. A former boyfriend of mine had a family greyhound that killed a chihuahua. There is no evidence that breed-specific ordinances work. Chances are, the dog more »
Posted 09/24/2012 02:01:09 EDT
I have to side with the governor on this one. Too many sweet and non-aggressive pit bulls are languishing in shelters because these ordinances make people not want to adopt them. The other problem is more »
Forum Post: Doggie Daycare incident
Posted 09/10/2012 11:44:11 EDT
What a sad story. If you've been going there for a long period of time and feel like you trust and know the managers, I would talk to them to get their side of the story and find out what measures are more »
Forum Post: strange advice on resume words and format
Posted 08/09/2012 08:01:40 EDT
I have always included month/year dates in regards to each position held. I do so because I've never had a gap in my employment, and employers usually see that as a good sign. Most resumes I've seen h more »
In Response to Re: strange advice on resume words and format: Finally, and there are mixed feelings about this, but I can't stand it when people write a personal goal or mission statement. Posted by P more »
In Response to Re: strange advice on resume words and format: IMO, putting the dates to the right of each job listing is pretty strange, doesn't serve a purpose, and you'll distract the recruiter. Don more »
Forum Post: Your thoughts on dog bites
Posted 05/21/2012 06:35:51 EDT
In Response to Re: Your thoughts on dog bites: Hey, pinkkittie - hope you and Max are well. Yes, that's exactly what I meant and have been experiencing, thankfully. People are nutty. I suppose it g more »
Forum Post: Questions about adopting a dog
Posted 05/21/2012 06:33:28 EDT
deleting only makes things worse because it's hard to follow the conversation or make sense of who's said what. It's one of the big reasons I don't bother to weigh in on most things here anymore (that more »
Forum Post: Amber
Posted 05/21/2012 06:29:41 EDT
I'm so sorry AG! Amber was a very special pup and she had a life any dog would envy. I wish you nothing but happy memories. Big higs from me and Max. more »
Posted 05/21/2012 04:25:40 EDT
In Response to Re: Questions about adopting a dog: Siena should really reconsider if she lives a lifestyle for a dog, especially where she shares a wall with neighbors. You can't just look at the 8-9 more »
Posted 05/18/2012 05:38:53 EDT
I agree with Kar that asking *before* petting or approaching is crucial. It always baffles me when people start to lean down or get really close to a dog *while* they're asking if it's okay. If that d more »
Forum Post: Pets that don't drink enough H20
Posted 05/11/2012 02:24:50 EDT
chicken broth is also good for dogs who have diarrhea. it keeps them hydrated and is easy to digest. Just always be sure to use low sodium broth. Chicken broth ice cubes are a great summer treat as we more »
Forum Post: Would you dye your dog?
Posted 05/04/2012 02:46:11 EDT
most colored dyes are vegetable based, non-toxic, and totally safe. it usually doesn't take much more time than a bath- and some dogs love baths! I know a few dogs that have been colored. they certain more »
Forum Post: Do you think cats belong on a leash?
Posted 04/26/2012 12:03:21 EDT
well, if you live in the city, there's really no other option. Personally, I would never let my cat go outside, unless I had it on a leash or cat-proof fence (do they even exist?) Where I grew up, mos more »
Forum Post: Do you "buckle up" your dog when you drive?
Posted 04/24/2012 05:18:37 EDT
I restrain my dog most of the time. I was in an accident with him in the car when he was a puppy and he slammed right into the dashboard. Luckily, I wasn't going very fast, so he just a bright red ear more »
Forum Post: Unique wedding venues in New England
Posted 02/22/2012 11:28:05 EST
In Response to Re: Unique wedding venues in New England: http://www.mechanicshall.org/weddings.html We got married in Mechanics Hall in Worcester. Altho it was a few years ago, they were very flexibl more »
Forum Post: Ear Infection? Ear Mites? Ear wax?
Posted 02/17/2012 04:32:57 EST
you know, dog-lady, for someone who loves to rebut comments and post links like crazy to argue with other posters, you certainly are a bit defensive. If your personal opinion is so dear to you that yo more »
Posted 02/16/2012 03:29:20 EST
In Response to Re: Ear Infection? Ear Mites? Ear wax?: I prefer this product, non-oily and it smells nice, but I'm sure there are many out there, if you check the labels you'll find the ingredients a more »
Posted 02/15/2012 05:58:39 EST
Just wanted to throw in that if it were ear mites, the buildup in the ear would be very crumbly. If you're still not sure, get some of the gunk on a q-tip and smear it on a white piece of paper. If th more »
Forum Post: cheap dog food Question for Angellvets
Posted 01/30/2012 10:58:06 EST
In Response to Re: cheap dog food Question for Angellvets: A recall is a recall, carelessness is carelessness and vitamin D in large amounts has the potential to be toxic, I commend all the brands fo more »
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