www.k9aggression.com ~ Aggressions defined
holistic-vet.blogspot.ca ~ A holistic approach
www.shirleys-wellness-cafe.com ~ A holistic approach
healthypets.mercola.com ~ What you need to know about dog allergies
healthypets.mercola.com ~ Help your dog overcome allergies
www.dodgerslist.com ~ Dodgerslist is the premier website dedicated to information about paralysis in Dachshunds. This site offers amazing support and information for Intertebral Disc Disease (IVDD) or any back problems in dogs, especially dachshunds. They also offer a free support forum to get advice from other members.
users.cyberport.net ~ A layman’s website with symptoms of IVDD, blown disk, costs around the country for back surgery.
www.cesarsway.com ~ How to address behavioral issues in dogs
Congestive heart disease:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dachshund ~ General Wiki info on the breed/history
http://healthypets.mercola.com/sites/healthypets/archive/2010/03/31/pet-diabetes-symptoms.aspx http://www.caninediabetes.org/supportgroups.html ~ Listing of support groups
http://www.veterinarypartner.com/Content.plx?P=A&S=0&C=0&A=1733 http://www.edbond.com/distemper/ODEtreatmentinthecanine09.html ~ New treatment for distemper.
Dog Friendly Places & Vacations:
Drugs and medications:
Epilepsy: See “Seizure Disorders” below
www.reviews.com/dog-food ~ Information about quality ingredients in dog foods
www.dogfoodadvisor.com ~ Dog food reviews and dog food ratings updated regularly
www.dogaware.com ~ Comprehensive site on diet options for dogs, including how to choose the best commercial foods, home-cooked, raw. Guidelines on what to look for and what to watch out for in commercial products.
www.truthaboutpetfood.com ~ The truth about pet food
catinfo.org ~ For households including cats
http://www.medicinenet.com/pets/dog-health/heartworms_in_dogs.htm ~ tells why heartworm prevention is a must for ALL dogs!
Heat Stroke (Hot Dogs in Hot Cars):
Beat the Heat Summer Pet Safety
http://www.shirleys-wellness-cafe.com/index.html ~ Comprehensive source for holistic care of animals (and people).
Homeowners insurance for dog owners:
The Ultimate Guide to Homeowners Insurance for Dog Owners
Lost your pet?
Moving With Your Pet:
Natural flea and tick control:
Holistic care: http://www.natural-dog-health-
Poisons and Toxins:
1-800-222-1222 is the National Poison Control Center ~ *Free* Hotline (listed on the front inner page of all phone books, 24/7 assistance)
http://www.aspca.org/pet-care/poison-control/(888) 426-4435 $65 per call, 24/7 assistance.
http://www.aspca.org/pet-care/poison-control/plants/ Searchable database toxic/non-toxic plants
Doggie Emergency things to have on hand ~ Peroxide for inducing vomiting when applicable; activated charcoal for absorbing toxins when vomiting is not recommended.
SARDs (Sudden Acquired Retinal Degeneration syndrome):
www.eyevet.ca/sards ~ SARDs information
drplechner.com/sards-corner ~ SARDs test studies and treatment protocols
www.pethealthnetwork.com ~ More SARDs info
sardsdog.blogspot.com ~ A journey with SARDs
Vaccinations & Awareness:
www.rabieschallengefund.org ~ Not for profit research project studying duration of protection for commonly given vaccinations for animals.
http://www.itsfortheanimals.com/DODDS-CHG-VACC-PROTOCOLS.HTM ~ Information on titering and vaccination protocols
http://www.dogs4dogs.com/blog/2009/09/09/combination-shot-for-dogs/ ~ Information on combination shots
http://www.thedogplace.org/VACCINES/Rabies-exemption-form-states-2012.asp ~ Rabies exempt form and states that offer it (FL included)
http://www.dogsnaturallymagazine.com/purdue-vaccination-studies/ Good News About the Latest Canine Vaccination Guidelines
Doggie Emergency things to have on hand:
Peroxide for inducing vomiting when applicable; activated charcoal for absorbing toxins when vomiting is not recommended.
****Florida Dachshund Rescue is not qualified to and does not offer medical advice nor does it endorse any specific products, techniques, or external links. You should always seek the advice of your veterinarian in considering anything that will impact your pet’s health. These links, articles, and any opinions expressed by FLDR or any member of FLDR are for informational purposes only. FLDR presents this information only as starting point for research that pet parents may wish to pursue on behalf of their furry companions and is not responsible for content on any of these independent links. Each pet parent must decide what they think will benefit their own animals and is responsible for any consequences of their decisions or actions.******