Category Archives: GI Issues

Champion

I wasn’t sure it was even possible. . .but I figured we might as well give it a try. I’d always wanted Risa to earn her championship in freestyle. We were two legs shy of it in WCFO freestyle before … Continue reading

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Homecookin’

Let’s add another thing to the ever-growing list of “things I had no anticipation of learning more about when I adopted Risa.” First raw-feeding (before I adopted her, actually). Then learning about rehabilitating a fearful dog, clicker training, dog body … Continue reading

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Nothing Works

Though I experience a lot of success in general when it comes to Risa’s behavioral issues, Risa’s gastrointestinal issues cause me nothing but failure. I’ve struggled with Risa’s gut issues for almost as long as we’ve been together. She was … Continue reading

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The Frustrating Gut

Risa has a long history of gastrointestinal (GI) issues. They started 6 months after I adopted her. She experienced loose poops and significant weight loss. I had no idea what was going on. Fecals came back free of parasites. Metronidozole … Continue reading

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