really?? that is what i read also.. that is why i'm confuse.. all i know is that she is driving my stud siberian husky crazy while my dam husky is still nursing the new litter.....hehehehehehe lucky dog.. he have two bitches... what a life huh??? don't worry he won't get hook up with my yorkie.. she's only 4lbs...heheheheh
"There are several types of ovarian cysts. Only the follicular cysts cause clinical signs that are easily apparent, though. These cysts can produce enough estrogen to cause vulvar swelling and the blood tinged discharge seen when dogs are in heat. This may go on for a long time, since the dog is not really in a heat cycle."
Sorry no can do.. i have a VERY bad experience with VETS. It seems to me like vets these days are just out for the money. Here is my story... when I first got my yorkie (Sade).. a month later she got ill. She was so tired, no energy to even stand up. I did what I can to try and take care of her. But she was going down hill. Back then she was only 6 months old. AFter a couple of days without getting better I took her to the Animal ER. They took her to the back while I wait. I wait there 3 hours then the Dr. come out and tell me that she is very sick... duh!!!!!!!!! He told me he have to run alot of test on her. I asked him for the name of all those tests. Having a chiropractic back ground I too know what those test are for and what they are trying to find. Some of those test to me aren't necessary as it gives the same findings. I just let him give his speech. He said she only weigh 1.8lbs. Then I ask him how much all those test would cost and how much would all of this cost me?? He told me that I'm looking at about $1250 if she have to stay over night. Then I ask him if there is another option.. he told me to put her to sleep.. cost about $250. I looked at him, knowing that she is young and have time on her side. Putting her to sleep was out of the question. Also I don't have the $1250 for all the medical attention that he is recommending. I told him to give me some antibiotics and some dewormers and a can of high nutrients food. All and all the office visit cost $160 ($80 office visit). I took her home and feed her the food via siringe. I force feed her for a week and give her the anibiotics. And of course alot of TLC... within 2 weeks she was back on her feet romping around the yard with there rest of my babies. Now she is 16 months old healthy 4lbs.
I am sorry about your experience with the vet, but that is not a good reason for choosing another vet, or several until you find a good one. I have Yorkies, and it sounds like to me all you needed was a little Nutrical or Karo. Asking questions is not a substitute for a good vet. Emergency animal clinics always charge more. May I asked why you haven't had your Yorkie spayed?
I did try Karo syrup.. didn't work.. about neuter and spayed.... welll lets just say that i'm a nautralist.... i believe things needs to be where it is intended to be.. that is just my belief.. i would hate for someone of higher power to come and cut my you know what off just because they don't want me to reproduce. My yorkies never go outside alone and when the female goes in heat.. if i don't want them to mate.. then i just separate them... keep an eye out for them.. when i'm at work they are in their own room... simple as that. ANd one day when I win the lottery.. i can buy a big land so that I can have a bigger place for their offspring to romp around in....heheheeh
as you can tell i'm nuts about my yorkies and huskies.. notice that it ryhms..hehehe j/k anyways...i hate it when i watch AKC shows and they never choose yorkies and huskies as the winner... they go for some dorky looking cotton ball like white poodle instead.. when they could have choosen these beautiful huskies and yorkies... dang it!!!!!!!!!!!!! i always say how in the world that they choose an old lady with glasses on to judge them?? she probably can't see clearly anyway...... hehehehhe
That's great that you are a "naturalist", but altering you pet can give them a healthier life. And there are enough dogs put down everyday from overpopulation. Not altering while having a large number of animals isn't really helping the problem. Oopses happen all the time as it is.
***Edited By: mafiaprincess on 2/23/2005 2:48:06 PM*** Reason: spelling
princess: i do understand your concern.. but with me.. i know and can take care where ever problems that my family may have... that is the kind of person i am.. i can't say the same for other people who are the cause of those over population.
Sorry and I hope this doesn't offend you, but part of being a responsible pet owner is finding a good vet. If your girl is having problems, she could possibly be in a lot of pain, which could later lead to other things and even worse..death. I don't judge anyone for how they live their lives..but when it includes the life of a helpless animal, I think perhaps you should reconsider looking into finding a new vet. JMO
A friend of mine also had a bad experience with vets. She refused to even take herself to the Dr. because she always said that "American Dr.'s are rip offs and so are vets" Well, her Toy Poodle was viciously attacked by 2 JRT and literally ripped open. I went to see Petite and he was laying there, dying. I threatned her..told her that if she didn't take him in, then I would call animal control, cops or whoever to let them handle it. She put him in the car..drove to the vet and Petite took his last breath while getting him out of the car. The vet said they could have saved his life if they brought him in sooner.
Just food for thought..not all vets are rip offs, sometimes it takes research to find a good one.
I do understand whare you are coming from... but as for me.. i'll just stick to my vue-doo medicine. For example.. about 15 years ago.. my mut Benji got hit or bitten by another dog.. we weren't sure what happen all we can see was he got a big huge hole on his shoulder the size of a quarter. We can see the bone marrow and everything. What my mom did was make up this vue-doo medicine and put it on the wound and wrap her up.. with a week Benji was back on his feet running. The hole had sealed up and there were brand new hair growing in that place. I can't begin to tell you what is in that vue-doo medicine.