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by sue
Wed Sep 30, 2015 7:51 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Chow Chow on heat - Moods
Replies: 5
Views: 1749

Re: Chow Chow on heat - Moods

She is maturing everything you describe is normal for a girl of her age who is in season.If you aren't going to breed from her then it would be best to get her nurtured.Also when she has finished season don't forget she may have a false pregnancy she will go a couple of month's then start digging in...
by sue
Sun Mar 08, 2015 9:46 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: STOLEN CHOW CHOW UK
Replies: 3
Views: 930

Re: STOLEN CHOW CHOW UK

That's good news on average there's only about 500 born every year I thought they would get him back pretty soon
by sue
Sat Mar 07, 2015 5:59 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: STOLEN CHOW CHOW UK
Replies: 3
Views: 930

Re: STOLEN CHOW CHOW UK

I would say put it up on Facebook & Twitter with a picture then ask people to retweet it there's been quite a few people got there dogs back that way.Also you could try emailing all the vets in your area with a picture & chip number & keep your eye on the Gumtree & other Pet for sale...
by sue
Sat Jan 24, 2015 3:01 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: 3 Chow Chow females a recipe for disaster?
Replies: 10
Views: 2545

Re: 3 Chow Chow females a recipe for disaster?

Rorys Dad we shall have to agree to disagree on our views in the wild there is no human to step in.The pack sorts its self out.I can only say what we do at are training club when a new group starts in the first class at the end of the lesson the trainers will say drop your leads on the floor.Humans ...
by sue
Wed Jan 21, 2015 2:59 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: 3 Chow Chow females a recipe for disaster?
Replies: 10
Views: 2545

Re: 3 Chow Chow females a recipe for disaster?

I would say it goes on personality I have had 3 females together but one chow a corgi & a cairn terrier.As with any dogs whatever breed one will be pack leader.If you have 2 or 3 they will have to sort themselves out to which one its going to be.You might get a few run in's with them till they d...
by sue
Fri Sep 26, 2014 3:00 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Chow's vulva white discharge
Replies: 3
Views: 1065

Re: Chow's vulva white discharge

She shouldn't have any discharge it would be best to take her to the vets for a check up just to make sure she hasn't got a urine infection
by sue
Mon May 05, 2014 3:12 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: My Nala has a hernia
Replies: 6
Views: 1531

Re: My Nala has a hernia

Every girl is different it will be house rest only no walks till the stitches come out.She will probably have a collar/cone on her head to stop her licking or trying to bite the stitches.The best advice I would give you is if she's 8 weeks now then she will go back to the vets at 10 weeks for her ne...
by sue
Sun May 04, 2014 2:01 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: My Nala has a hernia
Replies: 6
Views: 1531

Re: My Nala has a hernia

Yes Teddy my third girl had a hernia that was found when I got her at 8 weeks old & I took her to the vets the day after I brought her home for a check up.On vets advice he said to wait until she was spayed & he would do both operations together she was a year old when she had it done.Discus...
by sue
Fri Apr 25, 2014 1:23 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Sock thief!
Replies: 12
Views: 3003

Re: Sock thief!

He steals the dirty socks & underwear because they have your scent on them.When your training a dog to retrieve our trainers recommend either a worn sock or an item that you have placed under your armpit this is where a human has the most sweat glands & will give off the strongest scent for ...
by sue
Sat Jan 11, 2014 10:20 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: A chow and a toy dog
Replies: 6
Views: 1781

Re: A chow and a toy dog

Yes in the past small to medium size i have had a female Chow with a Female Corgi & also a Female Cairn Terrier.I have two male Chow's aged 8 & a female Cairn Terrier aged 2.If you choose a small breed if your getting a puppy then be aware of the size difference in the first few months.When ...
by sue
Sat Dec 14, 2013 3:29 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: When is enough enough?
Replies: 11
Views: 1994

Re: When is enough enough?

Not all dogs are allergic out of an average 40 dogs a day using the woods 6 got the itching all different breeds & sizes my chow was fine but the corgi was given injections as was a Jack Russell,German Sheperd & a couple of mixes the others were given a course of tablets.There was no logic a...
by sue
Sat Dec 14, 2013 2:08 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: When is enough enough?
Replies: 11
Views: 1994

Re: When is enough enough?

Have you any of these kind of plants in your garden at all http://www.allergyfree-gardening.com/allergy-plants-for-dogs.html For a few years a lot of our dog walking community went walking in a certain part of the woods & we all ended up taking our dogs to the vet with varying degrees of itching...
by sue
Mon Nov 18, 2013 4:01 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Vaccines???
Replies: 8
Views: 1509

Re: Vaccines???

In the UK by law if you want to put your dogs in kennels there booster's must be up to date or the kennels refuse to take them.You have to leave your booster book at the kennels while your dogs stay there or the kennels will be given a large fine.Also at our training club you have to take the booste...
by sue
Sun Nov 03, 2013 2:50 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Life Span of a Chow
Replies: 12
Views: 3106

Re: Life Span of a Chow

My first Chow Tessie lived to 13 lost her to stomach cancer after her came Little Tess she lived to 10 lost her to heart problems.Then came Teddy I lost her at 6 to gastric torsion.I now have the twins Zeus & Achilles who are 8 years old.
by sue
Tue Oct 01, 2013 2:46 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: ROYAL CANIN FOOD
Replies: 15
Views: 3353

Re: ROYAL CANIN FOOD

I was offered Royal Cairn when I had Charlie my Cairn Terrier my vet wanted to put her on it when she got to 10.I tried one bag & she didn't like it.The vets will push these brands because its more money for them. I went to my local independent pet shop & talked it over with them.I told them...
by sue
Mon Sep 16, 2013 7:37 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Is my vet for real?
Replies: 8
Views: 1279

Re: Is my vet for real?

It never does any harm to get a second opinion if you do choose another vet then make sure you give enough notice to your original vet to cancel the operation or they may charge you
by sue
Sat Aug 31, 2013 2:29 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Emergency help please. First heat, and contact :(
Replies: 6
Views: 2517

Re: Emergency help please. First heat, and contact :(

Ring your vet straight away you can get the equivalent of the morning after pill which is an injection they will give her to stop an unwanted pregnancy.Over the years I have had 5 females & have spoken to my vet but not at length about it as none of them have ever got court.I don't know the full...
by sue
Thu Aug 29, 2013 3:02 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: HELP PLEASE!!!
Replies: 11
Views: 3100

Re: HELP PLEASE!!!

It's all part of growing up they have sort out who's going to be the boss of the pair.When you have two sister's there bond is stronger than the bond you will have with them.You have to be strong you are pack leader the pair of them will work together to see what they can get away with they will tes...
by sue
Sun Aug 04, 2013 9:57 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Our Chow Chow bit my dad, what do i do? Help please!
Replies: 17
Views: 4285

Re: Our Chow Chow bit my dad, what do i do? Help please!

If he isn't walked then you have a frustrated dog that will do the things you have described at 8 months he should be doing 1 hour in the morning & 1 hour in the evening.That should be your one on one time when he listens for your commands to be told which way you choose to walk also to practice...
by sue
Wed Jul 31, 2013 4:10 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Brindle Chow Chow?
Replies: 20
Views: 9507

Re: Brindle Chow Chow?

Look at the date this post was started in 2005 the dog would now be 8 years old didn't take any notice of the date when I replied until it showed over a 1000 views I thought that was a bit high
by sue
Tue Jul 30, 2013 2:19 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Brindle Chow Chow?
Replies: 20
Views: 9507

Re: Brindle Chow Chow?

Hes a black chow he will probably look very similar to this one http://www.google.co.uk/imgres?imgurl=http://cdn.greatdogsite.com/watermark/Chow%2520Chow-1%2520year-Black-1198023946.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.greatdogsite.com/photos/gallery/Chow_Chow/?index%3D6&h=696&w=698&sz=234&t...
by sue
Thu Jul 25, 2013 2:41 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Fun Video
Replies: 5
Views: 1131

Re: Fun Video

Good to see a chow working on the agility course =D= .When they decide there going somewhere nothing stops them :lol:
by sue
Tue Jul 16, 2013 12:31 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: To neuter or not to neuter
Replies: 21
Views: 4127

Re: To neuter or not to neuter

There isn't an age limit on neutering if you aren't going to breed from him get him done.Speak to your vet & discuss it with them they will give you the information on the procedure & after care.Having a male neutered removes any risk of them getting testicle cancer when they get older.Havin...
by sue
Sun Jul 14, 2013 3:59 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: HELP!
Replies: 12
Views: 2203

Re: HELP!

Good looking girls glad to hear it worked your tone of voice is the most important go as low can with the NO command & as high pitched with the praise command Good Girl.But they are very young & it will take time for all three of you to learn & for the two of them to work out which one o...
by sue
Sat Jul 13, 2013 2:41 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: HELP!
Replies: 12
Views: 2203

Re: HELP!

I have twin boys that are 8 years old they went through a phaze like that when they were your pups age put a stop to this as quick as possible don't leave one outside separate the dishes in the same room & stand between then make your presence felt you are in charge what you says goes.If you hav...

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