TRIPAWDS: Home to 16347 Members and 1797 Blogs.
HOME » NEWS » BLOGS » FORUMS » CHAT » YOUR PRIVACY » RANDOM BLOG

Caring for a Three Legged Dog or Cat

Tripawds is the place to learn how to care for a three legged dog or cat, with answers about dog leg amputation, and cat amputation recovery from many years of member experiences.
JUMP TO FORUMS

Join The Tripawds Community

Learn how to help three legged dogs and cats in the forums below. Browse and search as a guest or register for free and get full member benefits:

  • Instant post approval.
  • Private messages to members.
  • Subscribe to favorite topics.
  • Live Chat and much more!

REGISTER   |   LOG IN

Be More DogNEW! Be More Dog – Learning to Live in The Now

Get the new book by the Tripawds founders for life lessons learned from their Chief Fun Officer Jerry G. Dawg! Download the e-book, and find fun Be More Dog apparel and gifts in the Be More Dog Bookstore.

Please consider registering
Guest
Search
Forum Scope




Match



Forum Options



Minimum search word length is 3 characters - maximum search word length is 84 characters
Register Lost password?
sp_Feed sp_PrintTopic sp_TopicIcon-c
Any suggestions on supplements?
sp_NewTopic Add Topic
Chicago, IL
Forum Posts: 537
Member Since:
5 March 2011
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
1
5 May 2011 - 7:22 pm
sp_Permalink sp_Print sp_EditHistory sp_QuotePost

[Image Can Not Be Found]I’ve been trying to do some research on supplements but I’m not getting anywhere.  I read The Natural Vet’s Guide to Preventing and Treating Cancer in Dogs by Shawn Messonnier.  I think I stumbled onto this at Amazon and it was highly rated.  It was good in some respects but not that useful for us.  The sections on herbs and supplements describe specifically why each thing is useful and for what specific condition, but Tate’s cancer or chemo were never mentioned.  Also searched this site and got some ideas but I’m just not sure.

So we just can’t do the holistic vet thing and Dr. M. warns against doing this without a vet.  Is that true or are there safe supplements that I should consider?  I’m wondering if there is something that everyone pretty much does all the time.  I’m guessing fish oil is one obvious thing, but is there anything else? 

Tate has histiocytic sarcoma and he’s on CCNU and Rimadyl.

http://tate.tripawds.com/
August 16, 2006 to November 28, 2011
TATE ~ Forever in our hearts.

Here and Now


Forum Posts: 12341
Member Since:
25 April 2007
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
2
5 May 2011 - 8:43 pm
sp_Permalink sp_Print sp_QuotePost

Sure hope you stumbled onto Dr Messonnier’s book in  the Tripawds Amazon blogwink

While a professional opinion is always beneficial, so is real feedback from users. Thanks for asking.

The most common supplements for cancer dogs seem to be immunity boosters. The best mushroom based supplements are all natural, with Power Mushrooms and K9 Immunity being the most popular. High quality fish oil, and a good joint supplement are others to consider. Find more recommendations from member submitted diet and supplement plans in the Tripawds Nutrition blog.

Monkeybutt-Bunny Vampire
3
5 May 2011 - 9:55 pm
sp_Permalink sp_Print sp_QuotePost

Have you tried “Anu”?  I hear it's good for growing a new leg! 

Bwahahhahahhahahhahhahahhahahhahahhahahhahahaaahhhhaaaaaaaaaaa!

 

Monkeydogs Rule!

Mount Pleasant, Ia
Forum Posts: 984
Member Since:
27 October 2010
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
4
5 May 2011 - 10:06 pm
sp_Permalink sp_Print sp_QuotePost

monkeybuttbunny you had better leave my good friend Tate alone I will  have to be getting in touch with Dan and his cow if you dont 

 

Fearless Leader Clown Cooper 

Coopsdad/ Kenneth Blackburn

http://cooper.t.....ipawds.com

the monkeydogs only THINK they have invaded the tripawd state

Chicago, IL
Forum Posts: 537
Member Since:
5 March 2011
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
5
6 May 2011 - 8:45 pm
sp_Permalink sp_Print sp_QuotePost

Duh!  Anuway, I mean anyway, thanks.  I probably did find this on the Tripawds Amazon blog , it was quite some time ago.  The book was really good in that it explained things so well…just not relevant to Tate.  So I'll do some research on the mushrooms…and “Anu”…although I hear rabbit meat is supposed to be very helpful.

http://tate.tripawds.com/
August 16, 2006 to November 28, 2011
TATE ~ Forever in our hearts.

California
Forum Posts: 337
Member Since:
16 January 2011
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
6
7 May 2011 - 9:56 am
sp_Permalink sp_Print sp_EditHistory sp_QuotePost

We started Riley on the K-9 Immunity and Transfer Factor and then switched her from fish oil capsules to the K9 Omega

 

Then she also gets:

Milk Thistle

Sea Kelp

Burdock

Red Clover

Yellow Dock

Green Vibrance

Liquid Glucosamine

Pet Tabs

Acidophilus

 

I am also giving her a Desiccated Liver tabs – but once it’s gone I probably won’t get more as she gets cooked chicken liver, heart & gizzards….

 

Hope that helps……big-blink

Forum Timezone: America/Denver
Most Users Ever Online: 946
Currently Online: Michelle, acfansler
Guest(s) 104
Currently Browsing this Page:
1 Guest(s)
Member Stats:
Guest Posters: 1109
Members: 11657
Moderators: 2
Admins: 3
Forum Stats:
Groups: 4
Forums: 23
Topics: 16588
Posts: 233320
Administrators: admin, jerry, jim
Moderators: betaman, krun15
Tripawds is brought to you by Tripawds.
HOME » NEWS » BLOGS » FORUMS » CHAT » YOUR PRIVACY » RANDOM BLOG