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  1. Tick and flea prevention tips ?

    Poodle Grooming
    Hi! this is the second time i found ticks on my cookie. First was only one and it hasn’t fed on any blood. but today i found 2 ticks both seems to have been feeding for 2 days or so. I Brush his hair daily, everyday before going on walk. And after walk I always check him for any weird objects...
  2. Small dog meeting big dog

    Poodle Talk
    Hi! I don’t think this is normal, but I hope someone out there experienced this before. my cookie (8 months) is a toy poodle. we both dont have friends (lol) Today when we went on walkies, I spotted another dog mum. She has a gorgeous samoyed, an adorable golden retriever, and a strong (which...
  3. What are the health tests I should be looking for from a breeder when getting a miniature poodle?

    Poodle Health
    What’s the gold standard? Every breeder website has a bunch of tests mentioned but it’s hard to know if they cover all the important ones. What are some of the most important tests to look out for in your opinion/experience? Would love some advice on this topic.
  4. Poodle got worm

    Poodle Talk
    Hi! Vet diagnosed my cookie (7m toy poodle) with ascaris eggs (round worm) in his stool this morning. We haven’t been on walkies for 4 days now. And my cookie kept on whining while looking at the front door. Silly me forgot to ask vet if it’s alright to take him on walk. Has anyone have the...
  5. Please Pray for our Chanel

    Poodle Health
    3 weeks ago out little chanel ( 4 years of age ) chocked on a raw hide. She threw up bile 7 times then stopped. The next day ( Monday ) we scheduled an appointment with our veterinarian. She threw up bile later that day again but this time with small specs of blood. At the appointment Chanel...
  6. Please help! My puppy suddenly have pus like discharge on the tip of his penis.

    Poodle Health
    Hello! this is so sudden. I don’t know what is happening. This never happened before. Not even this morning. Just now when we lay on the floor as i pet him, i saw this pus like discharge on tip of his penis!! What is this ? Should i rush him to vet immediately? This never happen before. And yes...
  7. Is it okay to starve puppy ?

    Poodle Talk
    Hello! My puppy all of sudden doesnt want to eat at all today. It’s almost 1pm now. He always have eating problem. Recently he doesn’t like his kibbles. At all. Sniffs and he will leave. I’ll hand feed him one kibble, he will put in his mouth but then spit it out. since his teething started...
  8. choking - advice needed

    Poodle Health
    Hi All, I just joined after finding a similar thread in regards to a dog choking. My 4 year old toy poodle absolutely loves lamb ear treats however this time she wallowed one a bit too early and started chocking 20 minutes after doing so. She threw up about 5 times ( mostly white foam though...
  9. Anyone using phytoplankton in place of Omega 3's for health?

    Poodle Health
    Interesting. Many people are now saying that Omega 3 fish oils may not be as beneficial as we once thought. And that because of easy rancidity, polluted oceans, etc. that actually going to the source that the fish feed on, but growing it in purified water rather than in the ocean we get pure...
  10. H3N8 the dog flu strikes again

    Poodle Talk
    In my collage speach class we start the day every day with news from pbs or bbc. Todays was the Dog Flu. apparently in Colorado the starts of what could be a pandemic. 26 dogs are already infected. This strain of dog flu is communicable from horses to dogs, and while humans and other animals...