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And to add to the other experiences, I was preparing a pill pocket to give our 45 lb Border Collie her 5 mg of Vetmedin (pimobendan) when I turned back and the pill was gone. I could only assume I knocked it off the counter where it was probably eaten by our 21 lb Cavalon (aka "The Vacuum Cleaner"). Called the ASPCA Poison Control Center (888-426-...


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Your question is badly fomulated. You are in a way telling us your dog has got too many injections, but this is definitely not the case for your puppy. Two of the injections were antibiotics; this is very common if the first type of antibiotics had little or no effect and this is how a good vet will try to help your puppy. Two of the injections were most ...


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For our 2 babies, the cat (>10 year old, ~8kg neutered tomcat) was moved to a relatives' home at the first months of the pregnancy and returned when the baby became heavier than the cat. The weight was considered in order to discourage evenual cat's will to fight for a better position in the hierarchy (not that he tried, but one cannot constantly control ...


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It's not easy to give one definitive answer - it's never really absolutely and completely safe, even healthy adults could get infected by pathogens transmitted from the cat. On the other hand - we humans, as species, don't derive our evolutionary success from obsessive avoidance of pathogens. Also, a baby could potentially get infected in a wide variety of ...


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You need to be present in the room if your child is to pet the cat. Young babies have little control of their body, so he might scare your cat. This might lead to the cat clawing or biting your child, so you need to stay close to him. It is best to keep the cat away from your child when you are not present in the room and to keep the cat out of your child's ...


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Tap water ( city provided) is good for any thing that does not use gills. It must be aged or dechlorinated for fish.


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I think it’s OK to have tap water. I personally put water conditioner in my gecko's water, but she likes to drink the water in her humid hideout and it hasn’t caused any problems, so I think it’s OK to give your reptiles tap water.


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Plants that many people can find in their backyards can also be good options for rabbits to chew on. Check out this list of woods, vines and other plant materials that are safe options for pet rabbits. Safe woods for rabbits to chew: alfalfa, apple (seeds are toxic), arbutus, ash, aspen, apricot, bamboo cane, basil, blackberry, blackcurrant, borage, carrot (...


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Bleach is extremely toxic to all aquatic life and even miniscule amounts of it - way below the concentration threshold needed for a human to smell its presence in water - could be harmful. Being able to actually smell its presence in water means that the danger level of its concentration is completely off charts and you definitely need to decontaminate the ...


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No, In your case you are using the bag multiple times. Every time you submerge the bag in water you are exposing it to germs. Additionally you would be warming the bag to the perfect temperature for more germs to grow. Single use bags are available; the lactated ringer's bag is inside of another bag that protects it from germs, you could warm it before ...


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Cats are known to carry many biting bugs. Some of these can be very dangerous both to you and to your cats, such as ticks and some of these might just be nuisances, like cat fleas. Cat fleas can be hiding in depth of your cat's thick fur, however if you don't see them in spite of regular brushing, there is little to no chance they might cause a problem ...


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Aquariums should replicate as much as possible the natural environment. Plastic is not natural. Cement is not natural. You are better of using stones and hard wood. You can build anything you want with these. What is even better, is that you can even boil them as much as you want, without significant negative side effects. I mean, boil the stones and the ...


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Short answer: Don't ever administer electrical shocks to pets because you cannot control how well the current is conducted through the fur. The following information is my personal experience as a medical device developer and former user of TENS for pain relief. The intensity of TENS stimulation depends on several different factors, like: The frequency and ...


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Cats can walk for several kilometers but they will need multiple breaks during the walk, if you are able to give the cat some resting periods during the walk they will be able to handle it. A cat's body is not made for long continual walks, so they will need to take some breaks during the walk. The problem is, a cat's heart is too small to supply the muscle ...


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Fresh wood cut from the right kind of tree would be without risk for your rabbits. Easy to remember trees are: Hazel Apple (the kind of apples humans could eat) Cherry (the kind of... see above) Pear Plum (I will add the others, when I find their English names.) If you cut the healthy twigs fresh from the tree the wood is tasty for your bunnies and you ...


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Are there some precautions I could take for their safety or if not, what can I give my rabbits to keep their teeth in check? Is hay really enough? Make sure that the respective wood is not toxic to the rabbits. Some wood is toxic to everything on Earth. As for infections, pathogens... just boil the wood in water for at least 30 min. That should be quite ...


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The short answer to this is rock that crumbles or breaks apart easily might be a sign that the rock dissolves easily, so it might leach unwanted minerals into the water. Rocks in cold climates might freeze apart, so they might be safer - but you really need to know what type of rock it is. In general rocks that break apart easily should be avoided. The rocks ...


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Looks like an iron rich (red) shale (mudstone) with poor integrity/strength. What is bad about smaller rocks? I have used tons of flagstone (sandstone type) around my pond and many other various rocks such a "holey limestone" in aquariums. All I ever needed was to squirt them with a garden hose. Except the rock around/in the pond, there is so much ...


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I made my first dirted tank a couple months ago. I used topsoil instead of potting soil because the Perlite in potting soil is allegedly a nuisance, always wanting to float at the slightest disturbance. I'd imagine that if you were disturbing the cap enough to release dirt into the water at any sort of frequency, cloudy water would be a bigger problem than ...


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