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Simple solution for dog allergy

Simple solution for dog allergy

About a year and a half ago Maggie broke out in a rash.  It got so bad I had to take her to the vet.  She received a steroid shot and a bottle of pills.  Apparently she had contact dermatitis.  Her rash would start off in her armpits and her belly. On a scale of…

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By MaggieLovesOrbit, May 1, 2017
Planning Orbit’s Spay

Planning Orbit’s Spay

I finally scheduled Orbit's spay surgery for this Wednesday.  I'm feeling anxious inside.  I know it's a routine surgery but I can't help but worry.  Last year she had her "routine" rabies vaccination which she ended up having an allergic reaction to.  I wrote about it HERE. Anxiety aside I'm most worried about how she...
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By MaggieLovesOrbit, April 24, 2017
Dog allergies.  Could it be as simple as a heat rash?  Or is it a yeast infection?

Dog allergies. Could it be as simple as a heat rash? Or is it a yeast infection?

My dog developed a rash at 6 months of age Right around 6 months of age, Maggie developed a rash.  The first time it popped up it was a few red bumps on her belly.  I got a little concerned so I bathed her in Dr. Bronner's Lavender scented soap.  Looking back I should have...
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By MaggieLovesOrbit, July 5, 2016
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My dog had an allergic reaction to the rabies vaccine

My dog had an allergic reaction to the rabies vaccine

One dosage size does not fit all Did you know that a 175 pound Great Dane and 10 pound Boston Terrier both get the same dosage of rabies vaccine?  All dogs get a dosage of 1 ml.   All horses and cattle get 2 ml. While elephants get a dosage of 2 to 4 ml....
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By MaggieLovesOrbit, June 30, 2016
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