Do this and your dog will never get lost. Hello everyone, I see a lot of messages almost on a daily basis on dogs that accidentally get out of their house and get lost. It is very very sad to hear this when there is a very easy solution for it. I’ve worked with dogs for many years, at dog rescues in Mexico and I’ve had many dogs of my own. I don’t pretend to be an expert on canines but I have found this solution works the best to avoid your dog from ever getting lost in your neighborhood.
The solution is: Walk your dog! Yes it’s that simple. A dog that gets walked around his neighborhood will learn how to come back to his/her house where he ever to get out of the house by accident. I have a great excellent example of this. I was living in Mexico back then and I took my dog to the vet which was about 2 miles away from our house. We went walking there. My dog was very afraid of vets so when we got close to the vet she started squirming around in her collar and got loose. She started running away from me and there was no way I could get a hold of her. I started running behind her to try to keep track of her but she ran so fast I couldn’t see where she had gone. As I was running towards a very busy road I saw her at the side of the road trying to cross it and I was terrified. Luckily she made it safely to the other side of the road and kept running. When I got to the house guess where I found her!? Right in front of our front door! Had I not walked her on a daily basis she would not have known how to get back home. A dog is very much like a child, if you take your child on walks around your neighborhood they will know how to come home just like a dog. I know we all live busy lives and we can’t walk our dogs on a daily basis but even if you were to walk them occasionally that’s all it takes. Walk your dog = No lost dog.
Try it. You’ve got nothing to lose except a few pounds! And your dog will love the walk too!
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This Filter is Good For BIG Dirty Tanks
I've been wrestling with water quality with the turtles. The sponges work GREAT, but in THOSE turtle systems where they eat MICE the poops are bulky. This filter can handle it. In "Tortu's" tank, it's got an 800 gph pump and it rocks.
PraziPro for Flukes
They nailed it. Figured out the solubility and worked out the dosing. It works.
Buy Some Good Koi?
No, this isn't really for the 'high end' collector y'all. But for someone who isn't near a decent garden center, here are "good-to-quite-good" Koi you will like at a very good price. I know these guys personally.
Best Food, Ever
It's made for (and I discovered it for) my Blood Parrots but the small size, intense color enhancers and excellent formulation make it superb young-Koi food. Oh, and it's AMAZING on color-cichlids like Flowerhorn and Blood Parrots.
Pro Air 60 Aerator is a VERY high output air pump pushing my whole fish room (17+ drops), and I have one at home driving everything there, and I have one as a back up.
Formalin Malachite (Not dilute)
There are formalin malachite preparations at 10%, 22% and 37%. There's economy in the concentrates. Hard to get Prime shipping because air transport is curtailed. This is a good value on 32 ounces.
Topical For Koi and Pond Fish Ulcers
I like 7% tincture of iodine because it stains but it's hard to hurt anything with it. Used with a WOVEN gauze, this works well to clean and disinfect a wound. Only use ONCE. Do not 'repeatedly' scrub wounds.
Koi Health & Disease
Hopefully this link takes you to the newest edition by PRIME to get it to your house the fastest.
I have over ten of these Titanium Heaters in my fish room and at home. They're a paradigm shift in aquarium heating. They're titanium and 400W for under $30! Whaaaaaaaaat?
CyroPro by Hikari is safe and easy for Anchor Worms and Fish Lice.
Whatever heaters you use, back yourself up with a temperature controller, it'll turn on, and off your heaters. If your heater seizes "on" at least the thermostat will stop a tragedy.
LifeGuard by Tetra is a tablet version of a tame 'chloramine-t' or 'halamid' compound that's easy to get and good on bacterial infections, in baths.
If you're making medicated feed for a larger group of fish, this will come in handy. Dosing is available in the site.
For me, filtration-of-choice
For aquariums, even small Koi holding facilities or small ponds. These sponge filters are cheap, easy to clean, and they clear hazes very well when used with some Accuclear or similar.
Rubber sided, round, nettable tanks
Make great hospital or quarantine facilities. They SHOULD cost about $200-300 depending on size, but this, lower quality unit (while panned in some reviews) may be good. Don't overfill and make sure it's propped up.
1200 Watt heater, on a thermostat held securely above the waterline, works GREAT as a large tank heater. That's all I'll say because there's risk of electrocution and all that. But then, even in a bucket you could get killed. Sound like fun?
I have several of these ALLIED PRECISION stainless ones that are a couple years old. Working still.
500 grams could be a lifetime supply but it's 50% more than the 100g cost wise, for 500% more amount. Dosing is in the site and the book.
What Does Ajax Eat?
I looked for something well formulated, with meat as the first ingredient. Something UNDER $2/lb and something they could deliver for free. And this was it. He looks and feels great on it.