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So my Australian Terrier is 17 years old.
She's deaf and just pisses and shits wherever she feels like.
Other than that she's still pretty good and with it, doesn't seem to be in any pain or have dementia or anything.

So, like, should I put her down? I heard when old dogs get incontinent you're meant to put them down and it's a sign of dementia or something like that, but like I said she seems happy and healthy otherwise.

I don't want to put her down btw, I'm just wondering if it would be the humane thing to do? Is she suffering?

(stock photo - not her)
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>>2486694
Take her to a vet or two and get some professional opinions. I personally don't think incontinence alone is enough to put a dog down, but you should make super sure it's just due to old age and not a symptom of something.
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>>2486694
my pitbull was incontinent by that age, it's just old age. the happened to your gramps

however it's a sign that she's on her last legs. be specially careful with what she eats. even the smallest infection will kill her.
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Pissing where they please is different from being unable to stop pissing, which would indicate a life-ending kidney disease. They do make pet diapers if you want to go that route. I'd say let your doggo live a while longer.

Hi
Before you say "go to a vet"
Im from the UK vets are closed and are out of hour vets atm, which i cannot afford, my dog is insured. and will be taking her first thing in the morning im just hoping someone on here can help me ease her to sleep tonight.

I have a 2 year old staffy normally super playful and happy.
Today ive bathed her, then dried her, then took her for a walk and a run on a feild (30mins after been dried)
Shes been all happy and ended up been exhausted (like normal), she brung back a stick (like normal) then shes had a rest, then played with my other dog, then gone to bed (not normal), i left her for a bit until it was feeding time, shes came out of bed near me, and i gave her a stroke, and on first contact she yelped and coward away under the table.
i have since put her in her fav spot on the sofa and tried to feed her some ham, she didnt eat it, and she seems to want to avoid everyone. like its painful for her or shes scared of us.
No vets other than out of hours ones are open which i cannot afford.

I feel asif there may be a splinter in her mouth but she wont let me look.

when she walks her tail wags but is also tucked between her legs



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>>2485454
You gonna pay the bill?
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>>2485548
>>2485804
How many dogs do you own, OP?
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>>2486145
That's not an excuse. Here it definitely sounds like OP's just having bad luck all around >>2485548 , but pet owners in general need to have a fund available for emergency pet care. There's a lot of things that can happen where your pet needs to see a vet ASAP and waiting is not possible and/or humane. Getting your pet health care is part of being a responsible owner, and if it's so impossible for you in your current situation to have money to do that, you shouldn't have a pet.
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>>2485548
How are you on the hook for the actions of an uninsured driver? What kind of a fucking country is dot uk?
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>>2486458
uk
claiming on my insurance as uninsured driver obviously didnt bave any to claim on
>>2486395
2 lovely staffies
1 is 2 yrs other is 11 yrs

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OwO whats this?
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>>2483546
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FqUKmS7AZIM&t=68s
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>>2483875
>New Zealand
'scuse me? Cassowary are native to far north Queensland and New Guinea. The only native New Zealand ratite is the Kiwi.
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>>2483546
That's a retard feeding a dangerous wild bird, causing said bird to lose its natural fear of humans and helping ensure its premature demise.
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>>2484018
that would be awesome
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>>2483980
that actually makes it more deadly like a spear

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I was told these smelly bastards are boxelder bugs. Is this true or are they stink bugs?
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>>2486263
Put on in a cup and put your mouth over it and hum.
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>>2486263
Neither, it's a leaf-footed bug

Leptoglossus sp., probably occidentalis
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>>2486263
This is a boxelder bug BTW. we get them in our office every once in a while.

for scale, they're a little over 1cm long.
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>>2486669
god those things are fucking annoying, they would get into fucking everything that we left out, and since we didnt want to get aids or some shit we had to toss it

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Will bleach fumes kill a mouse/rat if I hotbox it?
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>>2485768
I have a fucking shit ton of mice in my front yard. I start digging in the corners and 6 of the fuckers always come out and run away.
My dog is useless at anything but finding them and neither my cat or the neighbor's has caught anything in weeks.
How do I deal with this shit without murdering cats with poison?
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>>2485798
>t. mouse
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https://youtu.be/nsoVcrFyrF8
https://youtu.be/6SIlYiiCGLI

Drown the fuckers
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>>2485798
>cheese
omtherfucker stop watching Tom & Jerry shit aint even remotely true.

the only way to kill them is with roasted sunfloer seed.
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>>2486090
This method works great. Also the Goodnature A24 trap. https://youtu.be/f-YFbktaAAg

This guy zaps them: https://youtu.be/cNEMgm-gxow

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*Buzz near your ear*
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>>2484980
>I wish I had a gif version
2:22
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EEPTRC2OP4w
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*sits on your food*
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>>2485147
I gagged just thinking about it.
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>>2485085
Male bed bugs are obligate hematophages.
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>>2485090
insects are real.

Why are all Spitz breeds such assholes?
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>>2485833
Counterpoint:
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>>2485867
the hybrids were developed into their own breeds
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>>2485833
Only the tiny ones
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>>2485835
It doesnt since a pomeranian is also a spitz
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>>2486069
This is one of the rare cases. I've spent a while looking for videos and images of an angry or mean Samoyed, and I just cannot find one.

The closest I've found are 6-12 week old puppies throwing a tantrum at a toy or mom, and a white husky that youtube labeled as a Samoyed.

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Kitty's peed on the same spot on my rug twice now, her litter box had two visible poos sticking out and a small pee spot, certainly not the dirtiest it's been. What's going on? How do I prevent more rogue peeing?
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>>2484768
"this guy? fuck him."

*pees*
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>>2484756
Clean her litter you filthy maggot. My cat refuses to use the litter if there's poo in it. He'll wait as long as he can for me to clean it up, but if i for some reason can not do it he'll pee on the rug. This has only been a problem for the first month however. Later on he got used to shitting before i leave for work, so that i can clean it up.
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welcome to the world of keeping filthy, diseased, parasite ridden vermin, as a pet

enjoy your gross smelling house
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>>2484759
You gonna pay the bill?
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I bet your house reeks of ammonia and toxoplasmosis.

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my cat just farted in my lap and smell like SHIT
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You're a moron. Cats don't fart.
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What the hell
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>>2485954
wrong. i fed my cat the same brand of cat food for a year and it started getting really gassy

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>tfw you leave for work, and your doggos perform Sex Magick ritual to make you pick up rosemary bison treats on the way home
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Hold up. I had a better idea.
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>>2486537

Bigger version.
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>>2486512
>>2486514
>>2486537
>>2486545
these look terrible and those are not the dimensions of the board-specific banners anyway
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>>2486562

I wonder what the dimension of this actual banner is?

Hint: It's 300x100px like I said. Only these images >>2486537 >>2486512 are that size.

Whatever, if you think you can do better, then by all means go ahead. I'm out.
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>>2486584
thats the 4chan banner size. they don't use that size for board banners anymore.

all the board banners are 468x60 now. and animated, too.

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Anyone have any idea what this could be?
She was at in laws in their field for a week or so.
They look like little scabs almost
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ticks
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fleas
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>>2486543
>>2486560
You guys gonna pay the vet bill?

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piece of shit mutts get into my yard and attack my goats at 1 in the morning
>they get away while I'm trying to get out there

What's the legality of hypothetically tracking these dogs and killing them? I'm planning to hypothetically find their trail in the morning and follow it until I locate these animals and then I will hypothetically exterminate them.
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>>2485964
This OP, contact the local sheriff/animal cops and have them track down the mutts.

If you do it, or even just shoot them while they are on your property causing damage to your livestock then people will just say you're a fucking asshole and will try to sue you for animal cruelty or damage of their property (the dogs)

But they won't try that bullshit when someone with a badge shows up at their door, impounds their dogs, then have them killed and tested for rabies.

And even if they do cause a stink, the local authorities will take most of the brunt of it.

You'll just come off as some poor farmer trying their best to protect their defenseless cute goats.

It's all a PR campaign.
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>>2486309
>calling animal control
>using humane livetraps
>psychopath

Uh huh, sure anon.
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You should have a working dog with them goats
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>>2486309
You realize the dogs can start attacking humans if they're allowed to roam the way they are now
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>>2486386

Listen to this guy. >>2486338

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Why do I feel bad when I kill an insect but have to trouble eating a burger?
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>>2486315
That's a gastropod.
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>>2486315
did you kill the cow that went into your burger?
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Why do I feel bad when I think about my dead dog but not the tens of millions who died during genocides?
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>>2486315
Because you're removed from the process of killing for your burger.

It's why most liberals hate hunting but buff down tons of factory farmed meats.

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So a few months ago someone broke into my house and ripped my toilet out. I haven't had the money to fix the fucked up floor or get a new toilet so I have just been crapping in the cat litter box. But for some reason now the cat is hesitant to use the box. How do I remedy this?
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2 litter boxes
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Have you been covering like a good boy?
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What do you do with the toilet paper?
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>>2486489
Don't use it.

>>2486486
No I just leave them there, I'm not an animal
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Sell your cat :^

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Does anyone have any prior experience with this? Vet said there's a chance he can recover but it's so sad seeing my best friend barely able to walk
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>>2486019
He's nearly 13. I'll see what the vet says this weekend.
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>>2486011
>my dog had a stroke

Truly, the greatest irony
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>>2486020
You gonna pay the bill?
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>>2486011
My mother had a moderate stroke several years ago. She kept it secret for several days, as she was quite embarrassed over her staggering and stammering and refused to admit any problem before finally going unconscious and ending up in hospital. While at the hospital she refused visitors, and before being released, she denied there was ever any type of health event, yet was unable to lift her head from the pillow. After release, the physician said she had a long hard recovery ahead of her. She refused to attend therapy and aggressively denied the fact she needed a wheelchair or walker, and was unable to speak, manipulate and control people as she was accustomed to. Since she was so beligerent and unpleasant about our attempts to help, we decided to have her put down.
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I don't remember if it was a stroke or seizure but my dog stiffened and went super limp like that then lost balance for the next few days (equilibrium got fucked) but made a full recovery. Supposedly it was due to her flea medication (increases risk supposedly). We took her off and she was doing great a week later. I hope this helps. It was super hard to see as well, but it was a complete recovery.



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