I'm a horrible dog owner.

Discussion in 'The Bar' started by Slippy, Aug 25, 2016.

  1. Slippy

    Slippy Well-Known Member VIP

    Reputations:
    3,909
    Joined:
    Nov 19, 2010
    Messages:
    34,899
    Likes Received:
    3,947
    My Great Pyrenese stinks to high hell and back - I've bathed her so many times, that I worry about her skin. 'Though I use the dog oatmeal stuff.

    I had her treated/fixed/shots in January, and was using ear-drops on her for 3 months following. I didn't think to check her ears again - I just checked tonight. Disgusting.

    THAT is why she stinks. Clearly we need another vet trip - but any dog owners have home remedies for - gross ear syndrome? I don't think it's mites............4 other dogs with no issues, here.

    I feel bad. In all fairness to myself - I just inherited this big girl less than a year ago. I've had my dog for 6 years - no ear issues. Just didn't think to check that shit - kept giving the stinky bitch baths.

    NO SMALL FEAT - she fucking outweighs me.
     
    babybear likes this.
  2. goldtopper

    goldtopper Well Known Heterosexual Gold

    Reputations:
    225,177
    Joined:
    May 31, 2013
    Messages:
    23,815
    Likes Received:
    68,783
    This works.
    Do it outside. Blue Gentian Violet stains like a mofo and your dog will shake it's head. Cured my Lab's stank ears.

    6 oz witch hazel
    4 tablespoons boric acid powder
    16 drops gentian violet solution (1% solution)

    Shake well before each use, use a dropper to fill the ear canal. Put a cotton ball in the ear, but don't push it right in, just at the edge to soak up the solution while you massage the base of the ear. The first time you use it you may want to reload the ear with the solution a couple of times to really flush it out, and keep cleaning out with cotton balls. Then use it twice a day for two weeks, then once a day for two weeks, then once monthly for maintenance. Swab the ear out with cotton balls, or those little make up pads work well too, to get it as dry as possible.
     
  3. Scott

    Scott Masshole Staff Member

    Reputations:
    41,192
    Joined:
    Sep 17, 2010
    Messages:
    33,969
    Likes Received:
    26,914
    I could never have a dog. Fuck that shit.
     
    ljc likes this.
  4. P-B

    P-B Honourary Canuck Gold

    Reputations:
    14,874
    Joined:
    Dec 14, 2011
    Messages:
    85,737
    Likes Received:
    31,506
    <garypage2 joke>
     
    Scott and DarkFriday like this.
  5. DarkFriday

    DarkFriday Fired as a MOD...Twice. Gold

    Reputations:
    310,817
    Joined:
    Jul 6, 2011
    Messages:
    206,605
    Likes Received:
    143,286
    [​IMG]
     
  6. Slippy

    Slippy Well-Known Member VIP

    Reputations:
    3,909
    Joined:
    Nov 19, 2010
    Messages:
    34,899
    Likes Received:
    3,947
    upload_2016-8-25_18-59-6.png

    She looks small in this picture - the little brindle underneath her is a good 60 - 70 lbs, the Husky a good 10 - 15 more.
    dear god.................I might as well drop the $200 for the vet. This is like finding shit for a witch's potion...........
     
  7. Slippy

    Slippy Well-Known Member VIP

    Reputations:
    3,909
    Joined:
    Nov 19, 2010
    Messages:
    34,899
    Likes Received:
    3,947
    Got kids? Less back-talk, more flea prevention.
     
  8. goldtopper

    goldtopper Well Known Heterosexual Gold

    Reputations:
    225,177
    Joined:
    May 31, 2013
    Messages:
    23,815
    Likes Received:
    68,783
    Nope, a pharmacy will have it all and it will cost under $15.
     
    IfTheyOnlyKnew likes this.
  9. Scott

    Scott Masshole Staff Member

    Reputations:
    41,192
    Joined:
    Sep 17, 2010
    Messages:
    33,969
    Likes Received:
    26,914
    Yup. Grown up and moved out. I still don't have the time to be a good dog owner and if I'm not going to be a good one I don't want to be one at all.
     
    BaddFunn and DarkFriday like this.
  10. Slippy

    Slippy Well-Known Member VIP

    Reputations:
    3,909
    Joined:
    Nov 19, 2010
    Messages:
    34,899
    Likes Received:
    3,947
    I'll try it. Thank you.

    The vet bill is like losing my ass-virginity all over again, every time.
     
  11. DarkFriday

    DarkFriday Fired as a MOD...Twice. Gold

    Reputations:
    310,817
    Joined:
    Jul 6, 2011
    Messages:
    206,605
    Likes Received:
    143,286
    Ditto
     
  12. DarkFriday

    DarkFriday Fired as a MOD...Twice. Gold

    Reputations:
    310,817
    Joined:
    Jul 6, 2011
    Messages:
    206,605
    Likes Received:
    143,286
    Go on...
     
    DiamondGoddess likes this.
  13. Slippy

    Slippy Well-Known Member VIP

    Reputations:
    3,909
    Joined:
    Nov 19, 2010
    Messages:
    34,899
    Likes Received:
    3,947
    :down:

    I don't mean to be a bad dog owner. MY dog has never had an issue in her life.

    I randomly inherited this dog - less than a year ago. She's been fixed, with all her shots, and chipped since. I'm only KIND of a bad dog owner. :down:
     
    babybear, Pill Queen and DarkFriday like this.
  14. goldtopper

    goldtopper Well Known Heterosexual Gold

    Reputations:
    225,177
    Joined:
    May 31, 2013
    Messages:
    23,815
    Likes Received:
    68,783
    You're welcome, it works very well. On the ears I mean. :eek:
     
    IfTheyOnlyKnew and Slippy like this.
  15. Chief

    Chief I'm all sixes & sevens & nines Staff Member

    Reputations:
    39,724
    Joined:
    Sep 19, 2010
    Messages:
    48,640
    Likes Received:
    23,322
    I'm taking notes.
     
    DiamondGoddess and DarkFriday like this.
  16. DarkFriday

    DarkFriday Fired as a MOD...Twice. Gold

    Reputations:
    310,817
    Joined:
    Jul 6, 2011
    Messages:
    206,605
    Likes Received:
    143,286
    [​IMG]
     
  17. Slippy

    Slippy Well-Known Member VIP

    Reputations:
    3,909
    Joined:
    Nov 19, 2010
    Messages:
    34,899
    Likes Received:
    3,947
    Who's the gay fellow?
     
    babybear and Blackened like this.
  18. P-B

    P-B Honourary Canuck Gold

    Reputations:
    14,874
    Joined:
    Dec 14, 2011
    Messages:
    85,737
    Likes Received:
    31,506

     
  19. P-B

    P-B Honourary Canuck Gold

    Reputations:
    14,874
    Joined:
    Dec 14, 2011
    Messages:
    85,737
    Likes Received:
    31,506
    Dark Friday's been posting here for years :coffee:
     
  20. Chief

    Chief I'm all sixes & sevens & nines Staff Member

    Reputations:
    39,724
    Joined:
    Sep 19, 2010
    Messages:
    48,640
    Likes Received:
    23,322
    Dogs need love too.

    [​IMG]