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Management of fish “jumpers”

Management of fish “jumpers” When a Koi, goldfish and pond fish decides to end it all and makes the leap to the floor, there are several factors which may dramatically extend it’s survival on...

Overgrown Head Growth, Cap or Wen in Orandas

Overgrown Head Growth, Cap or Wen in Orandas A peculiar disorder of goldfish is the overgrowth of the cap to the extent that the eyes are covered. In most instances, this does not matter...

Canine Foot Lesions: The Bandaged Dog

What you should know about lesions on the feet of dogs, especially surgical lesions. This is a post operative letter. You’re getting this document because your dog has some sort of lesion on its...

Pilling a Pet (Cat) Video

Pilling a Pet (Cat) Video (Article) When giving a pill seems hard, try a liquid! You would be surprised what people are successfully mixing crushed pills in! Pilling a Pet (Cat) Video (Another article)

Pilling the Recalcitrant. (How To Get Pills in The Tough Ones)

So, “Sammy” wasn’t having it (Pilling). And mom was too sweet to really wrangle him. So. She had the idea to crush his pills and put them in creamer! And it worked. Not only...

Wireless Dog and Cat – Invisible Fence Without the Wire

My brother bought an invisible fence which required that he bury a wire around the perimeter of his property. He even had to cut a groove in his driveway. Worse than the installation, he...

A word about invisible fences for dogs

A word about invisible fences for dogs There are two kinds of electric fence, the old kind that is a sensor wire buried around the perimeter of your yard, and the other newer model...

K-laser, and red light therapy is not Voodoo!

You may not have been exposed to it, ever, or just not yet. It’s a technology called K-laser, or red light therapy. It’s the direction of intense red light of a particular wavelength (680nm)...

Koi Fish and Injections of Antibiotics 

Starting Off: Injection Fundamentals Koi Fish and Injections of Antibiotics Injections may be the only way to save the bacterially infected fish that will not eat. Soaking the infected fish in a bath of...

Any Skin Case Can Be Fixed

It’s important that you know I’m not being sarcastic when I say I can fix (almost) any skin case. I’m being serious; but I’m also discounting the fact that some of what I am...

Levamisole for Camallanus Intestinal Worms in Koi and Fish

Levamisole can be added to the diet at 0.1% of the amount and fed for 7 days for removal of nematodes. Tramisol Levamisol for Worms in Koi Levamisole (Tramisol) – by Doc Johnson As...