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  1. hsemko

    Senior Newfs

    I've searched this forum up and down and I can't find the posts regarding the title they call newfs who live past 10. I could have sworn that I recently read something about it. Hopefully someone can lead me in the right direction.
  2. hsemko

    Considering getting another dog

    I'm considering adding a Yorkie to our family. Currently we have two newfs, one is 10 yrs old and the other is 5yrs. Before finalizing my decision I wanted to hear from others who have a huge dog and a small dog. I'd love to hear both pro's and con's.
  3. hsemko

    Puppy Walks

    What is the "Rule of Thumb" about how long a walk should be for puppies. Is it weeks X minutes????
  4. hsemko

    What to take when picking up a puppy

    For some reason I can't find the list that was created regarding what items to take when picking up a puppy. The ride is approx. 7.5 hours. Will someone steer me in the right direction.
  5. hsemko

    Text codes for seniors

    Here are some TEXT codes for us who are at or approaching our senior years: ATD - At the Doctor's BFF - Best Friends Funeral BTW - Bring the Wheelchair BYOT - Bring Your Own Teeth CBM - Covered by Medicare CUATSC - See You at the Senior Center FWIW - Forgot Where I Was FYI - Found Your...
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    If your dog is experiencing gas how much Gas-X would you give them? I have antigas-simethicone 125 mg.
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    Where in the world is Nessa?????? I tried waiting patiently to hear about the baby, the puppies and everything else associated with her but I haven't seen anything. I thought I may see something on her blog but no. Hopefully everything is fine but I sure miss her. I always look to her for a...
  8. hsemko

    To Whoever Gets My Dog

    To Whoever Gets My Dog They told me the big black Lab’s name was Reggie as I looked at him lying in his pen. The shelter was clean, no-kill, and the people really friendly. I’d only been in the area for six months, but everywhere I went in the small college town, people were welcoming and open...
  9. hsemko's the scoop (help)!!!

    My son picked up a rescued landseer in Tennessee last weekend. His history is as follows: He's one year old; was always kept in a crate or tied to a tree; very skinny, weighs approximately 85 pounds; had to be shaved down because he was so terribly matted. He was taken to the vet's and he...
  10. hsemko

    How To Give A Cat A Pill...

    How To Give A Cat A Pill 1. Pick up cat and cradle it in the crook of your left arm as if holding a baby. Position right forefinger and thumb on either side of cat's mouth and gently apply pressure to cheeks while holding pill in right hand. As cat opens mouth, pop pill into mouth. Allow cat...
  11. hsemko

    Where did my avatar go?????

    I don't know what happened but all of a sudden my picture is no longer there. Does it remove itself after a certain length of time?
  12. hsemko

    Ardeagold - Nosey

    Donna...what's that black thing you have in your (new)avatar???????????????? It sure is cute!!! ;) [ 08-02-2007, 02:49 PM: Message edited by: hsemko ]
  13. hsemko

    Berner - KatieB

    KatieB do you have an update on the Berner that you rescued that was going to have surgery. If you posted something I've missed it. [ 06-21-2007, 12:52 PM: Message edited by: hsemko ]
  14. hsemko


    OKAY...For the past few months NN has been inundated with all these people getting puppies. The rest of us have droolled over them, are green with envy and jealous that we didn't get one. With that being said...where are all of the follow-up pictures and the progress reports???? Hmmm...maybe...
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    Can't help but Boast

    Tess has been in obedience training for the past 8 weeks. Last night was graduation and I was dreading it because it's hard for her to focus in class, the floors are slick and the number 1 reason is I haven't found the "right" treat. She normally doesn't do anything in class but we practice at...
  17. hsemko

    Marks on tongue

    Unless Im' not very observant of other breeds... I've noticed that some Newfs have dark marks on their tongues. Is this a Newfie characteristic?