Resources

Aggression:
http://www.k9aggression.com/Aggression/aggression_types.html ~ Aggressions defined

Allergies:
http://holistic-vet.blogspot.ca/ ~ A holistic approach
http://www.shirleys-wellness-cafe.com/petallergies.htm#vinegar ~ A holistic approach
http://healthypets.mercola.com/sites/healthypets/archive/2009/07/02/does-your-pet-have-allergies-what-you-need-to-know-and-do.aspx
http://healthypets.mercola.com/sites/healthypets/archive/2011/09/15/help-your-dog-overcome-these-common-allergies.aspx

Anal gland impaction:
http://carrboroplazavet.com/resources/encyclopedia/A-B/anal-sac.php ~ Allopathic (conventional treatment)
http://healthypets.mercola.com/sites/healthypets/archive/2010/09/16/dog-anal-gland-problem.aspx ~ A holistic approach
http://healthypets.mercola.com/sites/healthypets/archive/2009/12/23/your-pets-anal-glands.aspx ~ A holistic approach

Autoimmune disorders:
http://www.drplechner.com/articles.php http://www.marvistavet.com/html/body_imha.html ~ Immune mediated hemolytic anemia conventional treatment
http://www.optimumchoices.com/Immune_Mediated_Hemolytic_Anemia-IMHA.htm ~ IMHA holistic treatment

Back issues:
http://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.
http://users.cyberport.net/~milnerwm/fastfacts.html ~ A layman’s website with symptoms of IVDD, blown disk, costs around the country for back surgery.

Behavioral issues:
http://www.cesarsway.com/

Bloat:
http://www.peteducation.com/article.cfm?c=2+1571&aid=402
http://www.adoptagolden.com/k9stuff/vetcorner/bloat.htm
http://docs.lib.purdue.edu/dissertations/AAI3099198/
http://www.ewg.org/pethealth/report/fluoride-in-dog-food/news-release

Cancer:
Dogs and Cancer: Get the Facts. A vet answers 10 commonly asked questions about cancer in dogs.

Congestive heart disease:
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1939-1676.2009.0392.x/full

Cushings:
http://caninecushings.net/
http://www.peteducation.com/article.cfm?c=2+1597&aid=416
http://www.cushingsdiseaseindogs.org/
http://healthypets.mercola.com/sites/healthypets/archive/2010/09/21/cushings-disease-caused-by-pet-stress.aspx
http://healthypets.mercola.com/sites/healthypets/archive/2010/09/23/hormone-imbalance-caused-by-spaying-or-neutering.aspx

Dachshund Breed/History:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dachshund ~ General Wiki info on the breed/history

Dachshund Colors:
http://www.dachshund-owner-guide.com/dachshund-colors.html
http://www.dachshund.org/article_double_dapple.html
http://www.anipaltimes.com/2011/06/double-dapples-the-risk/

Dental care:
www.petzlife.com

Diabetes:
http://healthypets.mercola.com/sites/healthypets/archive/2010/03/31/pet-diabetes-symptoms.aspx http://www.caninediabetes.org/supportgroups.html ~ Listing of support groups

Distemper:
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.

Drugs and medications:
http://www.lowchensaustralia.com/health/drugs.htm

Ear infections:
http://www.shirleys-wellness-cafe.com/ahealth3.htm#ear

Epilepsy: See “Seizure Disorders” below

Flower essences: http://www.petsynergy.com/flower.html http://www.rainbowcrystal.com/bach/floweran.html http://www.bachflower.com/Pets.htm

Food:
http://www.dogfoodadvisor.com/ ~ Dog food reviews and dog food ratings updated regularly http://www.dogaware.com/diet/index.html ~ 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. http://www.bornfreeusa.org/facts.php?p=359&more=1 ~ “What’s really in pet food”
http://www.truthaboutpetfood.com/ http://www.api4animals.org/facts.php?p=359&more=1
http://catinfo.org/ ~ For households including kitties
http://www.dogfoodreviews.net/ ~ Dog Food Reviews, Ratings & Analysis of all Major Dog Food Brands

Heartworms:
http://www.medicinenet.com/pets/dog-health/heartworms_in_dogs.htm ~ tells why heartworm prevention is a must for ALL dogs!

Heart disease:
http://healthypets.mercola.com/sites/healthypets/archive/2011/07/21/what-your-vet-looks-for-when-listening-to-your-dogs-heart.aspx

Heat Stroke (Hot Dogs in Hot Cars):
http://mydogiscool.com/b_link.php ~ This page is the link instruction for United Animal Nations’ campaign against putting dogs at risk for heat exhaustion/stroke.
Beat the Heat Summer Pet Safety

Holistic care:
http://www.shirleys-wellness-cafe.com/index.html ~ Comprehensive source for holistic care of animals (and people).

Holistic veterinarian locator links:
www.holisticvetlist.com
http://www.tcvm.com/
http://www.vetlocator.com/ ~ Conventional and holistic vets

Homeowners insurance for dog owners:
The Ultimate Guide to Homeowners Insurance for Dog Owners

How to read blood tests:
http://www.sniksnak.com/cathealth/labreports.html
http://www.sniksnak.com/doghealth/values.html

Leptospirosis:
http://www.2ndchance.info/leptospirosis.htm

Lost Pet:
Lost your pet?

Lyme and other tick borne diseases:
http://www.aldf.com/RMSF.shtml
http://www.dogsandticks.com/
http://www.petsandparasites.org/

Moving With Your Pet:
http://www.upack.com/moving-services/articles/moving-with-your-family-pets/

Natural flea and tick control:
http://healthypets.mercola.com/sites/healthypets/natural-flea-and-tick-control.aspx
www.petzlife.com

Pancreatitis:
Holistic care: http://www.natural-dog-health-remedies.com/pancreatitis-in-dogs.html
http://www.nativeremedies.com/petalive/ailment/cats-dogs-pancreatitis-remedies.html
http://www.thewholedog.org/artpancretitis.html
http://holisticvetpetcare.com/pancreatitis.htm ~ Homeopathy for Dogs Conventional
http://vetmedicine.about.com/cs/dogdiseasesp/a/pancreatitis.htm

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
http://www.aspca.org/pet-care/poison-control/top-10-pet-poisons-of-the-year.aspx http://beardie.net/hobo/advice/poisonous.htm
http://www.doctordog.com/dogbook/dogpoison.html
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):
http://www.sardsawareness.org/

Seizure Disorders:
http://www.canine-epilepsy-guardian-angels.com/
Canine Epilepsy Info (more)
How to Treat Dog Seizures

Stroke:
http://www.petwave.com/Dogs/Dog-Health-Center/Brain-Spinal-Cord-Nerve-Disorders/Stroke/Causes.aspx http://www.suite101.com/content/what-is-canine-vestibular-syndrome-a51752

Support groups:
www.abledogs.net ~ Mainly for back issue dogs but other health problems are discussed
www.dodgerslist.com ~ Back issue dogs, mainly dachshunds

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.******

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