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My dogs are passing it to each other

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Dawnieher3headaches

Dawnieher3headaches Report 23 Jul 2008 11:56

Last weekend we thought our old dog (18 years old) we have only had for 3 months was on his way out as he had spent two days with the trotts and then collapsedd in garden then indoors. I spent hours cuddling him, somthing he doesnt let us do very often and his breathing was very shallow but he surprised us all and is still with us and back to his old self just plodding around and as laddo puts it hes just a pooing and weeing machine.

Today hubs came down to a mess from other dog and she is looking very sorry for herself lying in her bed and keeps going to back door to go out which she doesnt normally do she just waits for her walks and if she wants to go out gets toys or clothes and starts chewing them to tell us to get up and take her out.

Have just had to hose down the grass as is only way to clean it up and the rug in kitchen will need to be thrown out, mind you it is old anyway.

Think older one has passed it on to her, boiled rice and chicken for her today and lots of water I think.

d x

Jane

Jane Report 23 Jul 2008 12:13

Ohhhhh Dear.
I hope little one dosent pass it back again!!!
I always do the rice and chicken or buy a bit of coley.They say pasta is as good as rice.
Hope you don't have too many more accidents to clear up.

Mazfromnorf

Mazfromnorf Report 23 Jul 2008 12:50

Dawnie what fun lo!!! nice smells in this weather lo!! the heat can upset my dog .but she is a beggar and will gulp anything down good or bad i have my eye on her all the time hope they get well soon

* Nikki *

* Nikki * Report 23 Jul 2008 13:43

Do you think they could of eaten something they shouldn't of, my dog does this alot, and then gets an upset tummy. Maybe a plant or something in the garden?
Personally I would feed her anything just leave water down for her till tomorrow, but pasta and rice are good also scrambled egg.

Dawnieher3headaches

Dawnieher3headaches Report 23 Jul 2008 18:03

Sorry took children out for the afternoon.

Came back to a lovely mess but at least she kept it to the kitchen, and the old one had messed in his cage think out of sympathy.

Old one cant eat anything but senior food otherwise we have trouble with him so dont know what his was big one she has been trying to eat the fish and frog in the pond and decided to drink a bucket of stale water so thats probably done hers.

She hasnt eaten today as hubby didnt give her breakfast so will have to keep her out the way when he has his tonight, shes still waging her tail so hopefully will pass quickly

***Julie*Ann***.sprinkling fairydust***

***Julie*Ann***.sprinkling fairydust*** Report 23 Jul 2008 19:12

awe i hope poor pooch is better soon, sorry to hear they not well,
maybe they shared some food out the garden pinchingit outa the bin, little demons,
tho it can be the hot weather sometimes

Dawnieher3headaches

Dawnieher3headaches Report 23 Jul 2008 19:42

Julie Ann

old one is a JRT whos 18 and just about blind and deaf and can hardly walk, he only eats what is given to him but is a devil for finding pools of water in the garden must sniff it out, Other one is a springer but is just interested in pond and the bins arent in the garden they are in alley which they cant get to. Shes not happy with me at mometn as when she was out in garden with hubby I fed little one and she could hear him with his bowl so was barking at back door and wasnt impressed when I wouldnt let her in.

Big bad mum again lol