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New topic: Concern about rawhides

I have three doxies and they love love love to chew their rawhid... (read more)
Posted by 3redhots - September 24, 2013 at 4:30 pm

New topic: Pet insurance.

Hello fellow doxie lovers. I was looking to get pet insurance fo... (read more)
Posted by 2hotdogs - July 26, 2013 at 6:02 pm

Pet Insurance
We have a medical plan for our doxie through Pet Smart runs us a...
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Posted by cjosie - October 19, 2015 at 11:54 am

New topic: No Chemical Flea Control

I am trying to find an effective herbal flea control. I accide... (read more)
Posted by herbmeister - February 9, 2012 at 9:29 am

New topic: Looking for a comfortable, safe harness

We are looking for a comfortable harness for Cooper. He likes to... (read more)
Posted by mgrif - October 10, 2011 at 12:47 pm

You could check out Cesar Millan's harness. We have not used it...
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Posted by lindajp6 - October 11, 2011 at 11:52 pm

We will check this out!!
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Posted by mgrif - October 13, 2011 at 2:52 pm

Hug-A-Dog Harness
We bought ours at Dachshunds Delight. It's the hug-a-dog and the...
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Posted by Kimberly - October 12, 2011 at 4:38 pm

We will check it out! Thanks!!
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Posted by mgrif - October 13, 2011 at 2:51 pm

Safe Harness
I use Puppia harness. My baby can't slip it, and it's the only o...
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Posted by DachshundNola - November 29, 2011 at 10:11 pm

Puppia Harness
I used to use the Hug A Dox harness but the Velcro would rub my ...
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Posted by herbmeister - February 9, 2012 at 9:25 am

New topic: High Fiber Dog Food

I need to put my one Doxie (Muffin) on a high fiber diet due to ... (read more)
Posted by Kimberly - May 4, 2011 at 7:48 am

Dog food
We use Wellness dog food and very satisfied with it. Not sure i...
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Posted by lindajp6 - June 28, 2011 at 9:45 pm

New topic: how to take care of annoying barking

My dogs all three of them love to bark, but this can be very ann... (read more)
Posted by imashe - March 29, 2011 at 6:39 pm

New topic: Feeding Schedules?

I also look to nature for my animals feeding schedule. Animals d... (read more)
Posted by 2.0paradox - December 21, 2010 at 9:46 am

Just to clarify the eating process.
Most people have heard the term, "runs right through me" kind of...
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Posted by 2.0paradox - December 29, 2010 at 12:19 pm

New topic: FDA website for the Pet Food Recall List

As of November 23, 2010 the amount of cat and dog food products ... (read more)
Posted by 2.0paradox - December 10, 2010 at 10:32 am

New topic: The Complete Herbal Handbook For The Dog And Cat

Not just how to feed a dog, but what exactly a dog must consume ... (read more)
Posted by 2.0paradox - December 8, 2010 at 9:35 am

New topic: Bath Days

We just joined the group and I am concerned about how often a wi... (read more)
Posted by Snoozen - June 25, 2010 at 4:50 pm

Bath day answer
I just saw last week on GMA on ABC, a vet stating that small ind...
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Posted by lindajp6 - October 17, 2010 at 6:31 am

Bath Day
Thanks for the info.... I always use dog shampoo.
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Posted by Snoozen - October 31, 2010 at 4:54 pm

New topic: Birthday Pupcake

Hi, I am looking for a doggie edible recipe for a birthday cake... (read more)
Posted by 1DoxieMom - June 9, 2010 at 1:33 pm

New topic: My doxie jasper throws up alot what am I doing wrong

Jasper my doxie throws up almost daily every morning and it is r... (read more)
Posted by jwalton - June 2, 2010 at 4:08 pm

Dear Jasper Owner
I'd just give a little cottage cheese in the morning and skip th...
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Posted by Chloe-ClaraMom - August 12, 2010 at 8:53 am

New topic: Raw Diet

Hi, My Norma Jean is a picky eater and I was thinking about swit... (read more)
Posted by mybabynorma - January 20, 2010 at 10:38 am

Raw Diet??
I only feed my 4 Doxies Bravo Raw Meat. My Honey went from a sei...
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Posted by 2.0paradox - May 13, 2010 at 11:31 am

Re: Raw Diet
Hi! I have 2 mini dachshunds. Reina & Torres. Reina grew up eati...
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Posted by reinadoxie - July 14, 2010 at 10:23 pm

Re:Re: Raw Diet
As every human is an individual, so are dogs. Some dogs live on ...
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Posted by 2.0paradox - July 17, 2010 at 9:18 pm

new diet
I use to have problems with Herbie's diet and he had been mis-di...
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Posted by herbmeister - September 19, 2010 at 10:27 pm

You have no idea Herbie...
My animals are never sick, no problems that requires antibiotics...
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Posted by 2.0paradox - September 20, 2010 at 12:13 pm

what is this raw diet
How do I make the raw diet for my scooter? I want a healthy food...
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Posted by juju68 - February 17, 2011 at 5:06 pm

Costs & Savings....
Raw diet for Honey is $20.00 a month, pharmaceuticals I do not h...
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Posted by 2.0paradox - September 30, 2010 at 9:16 am

Raw Food
I dont give raw food by I give to my 6 dogs natural food, in oth...
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Posted by soniao - September 5, 2011 at 12:59 pm

New topic: Dry skin help

I have a black and tan short-haired doxie and she has really dry... (read more)
Posted by Winniemomma - January 4, 2010 at 4:08 pm

Help for dry skin
Usually this time of year dry skin is caused by our human indoor...
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Posted by Kibblelady - January 8, 2010 at 10:46 pm

dry skin
Have you tried a product called Nutricoat? It's a oil that you p...
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Posted by melissafriedl-shipley - January 26, 2010 at 3:39 pm

dry skin
Cut open a gel fish oil tablet and squirt the liquid in their fo...
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Posted by Mischa - March 8, 2010 at 1:33 pm

I have a black and tan Dax Oban. He seems to keep his skin ok by...
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Posted by cookie - March 20, 2010 at 12:30 pm

Dry Skin Help
Dry skin isn't a bad thing always, just think of it as the new g...
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Posted by 2.0paradox - May 24, 2010 at 10:27 am

New topic: Rendered meat in Food

What ever the pups are eating one should make sure there is no r... (read more)
Posted by cpn2jxp - July 17, 2009 at 11:38 am

There is no truth to this post
There is no legitimate truth to this rendered dogs in pet food t...
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Posted by Kibblelady - September 17, 2009 at 8:12 am

I have talked to rendering plants..
..and they do reneder everything together, road kill, pets,sick ...
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Posted by karretop - December 21, 2009 at 10:55 pm

Kibblelady, I called several commercial pet food companies. In...
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Posted by cpn2jxp - September 25, 2009 at 10:53 am

Many things need rendered fat
To get the rendered fat yes animals of all kind are used. These ...
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Posted by Kibblelady - October 8, 2009 at 8:31 pm

rendered meat
Hi, I have seen footage on rendering plants and no your explana...
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Posted by cpn2jxp - November 5, 2009 at 11:34 am

Rendering plant's render lots of things..
but it does not mean that all rendered fats and meats in pet foo...
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Posted by Kibblelady - October 4, 2009 at 8:47 am

New topic: food

why does your dog go eat wet food but not dry food (read more)
Posted by sassy799 - June 20, 2009 at 6:44 pm

My dog doesn't like wet food. If your dog has just recently star...
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Posted by Raekiel - June 21, 2009 at 4:25 pm

Because it tastes better to them
It contains more meat and moisture
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Posted by Kibblelady - September 17, 2009 at 8:15 am

New topic: Recipes

I thought it would be nice to share some of our favorite doggie-... (read more)
Posted by Raekiel - June 13, 2009 at 3:37 pm

Baked Yam chips
This is one my dogs love. 6 yams or sweet potatoes, 1 Tlbs cinn...
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Posted by Dashldy - October 26, 2009 at 8:19 am

Do You Use Raw Sweet Potatoes???
Do you peel the sweet potatoes or leave the skin on? They sound ...
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Posted by chewysmom - October 28, 2009 at 9:18 pm

Sweet potatoes
They are good enough to eat as a treat for two legged friends. R...
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Posted by Dashldy - November 6, 2009 at 7:48 am

Thank You, Ma'am!!!
Grocery shopping is on the list of things to do this weekend. I ...
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Posted by chewysmom - November 6, 2009 at 9:28 pm

New topic: I wont eat without mommy

Bella Serra refuses to eat unless I am standing right with her. ... (read more)
Posted by IluvBellaSerra - April 2, 2009 at 5:03 pm

She won't starve herself
Leave her food down long enough to give her time to eat it and t...
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Posted by mattinx - April 4, 2009 at 8:20 am

New topic: Dachshund Weight Guide

Here's a good diagram to see if your dachshund is over weight or... (read more)
Posted by Penny - April 1, 2009 at 11:17 am

I am in good shape!
Thanks for posting this. Now Mama knows I am a healthy, happy gu...
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Posted by Pootie - September 10, 2009 at 9:37 am

New topic: Danger Foods for your pups:

Foods to Avoid Feeding Your Pet - Alcoholic beverages - Avocad... (read more)
Posted by Suzy (Site Administrator) - March 26, 2009 at 12:20 pm

Danger Foods
Juicy got pancreatitus from those white chewy bones with the mea...
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Posted by Laylaflo - March 27, 2009 at 6:00 pm

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