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by Han&Bon
Thu Jul 04, 2013 1:32 am
Forum: Beginners and General Chat
Topic: Brisbane Sheltie group
Replies: 0
Views: 3071

Brisbane Sheltie group

A few of us in Brisbane, Queensland, Aus are keen to have some playdates with other Shelties and connect with each other. A group has been set up on facebook to enable this, please come join us if you want to meet some more Sheltie people :D Search for 'Brisbane Sheltie and Herding Group'
by Han&Bon
Thu Jul 04, 2013 1:28 am
Forum: Food and Nutrition
Topic: Raw diet for allergy dogs?
Replies: 2
Views: 6239

Re: Raw diet for allergy dogs?

My sheltie is on raw goat patties to do an elimination diet, also on top of this I was recommended to start on Digestive enzymes and probiotics. I really do think this has helped her as she had been bred and bought up in the first 4 months on dried food so the good bacteria in the gut had been affec...
by Han&Bon
Wed Jun 05, 2013 10:11 pm
Forum: Behavior and Temperament
Topic: Chasing cars
Replies: 1
Views: 3358

Re: Chasing cars

My sheltie sometimes barked at motorbikes and trucks that go past when walking and when she is in the dog park she chases them along the fence. To reduce the reaction I walk away from really busy roads to reduce excitement building up. The training to reduce barking was part of normal loose leash wa...
by Han&Bon
Wed May 22, 2013 1:03 am
Forum: Beginners and General Chat
Topic: Breed info ?
Replies: 7
Views: 7572

Re: Breed info ?

Hi Robert I am also in Brisbane and got my first Sheltie 8 months ago. I am already obsessed and trying to resist the temptation to get a second. During summer I made sure to leave fans on where Bonnie was going to be when I went out, filled water bowls with ice cubes and gave her ice cubes with che...
by Han&Bon
Wed May 15, 2013 12:01 am
Forum: Health and Grooming
Topic: I Hate Hot Spots!!
Replies: 12
Views: 15839

Re: I Hate Hot Spots!!

I think Bonnie has been having similar bacterial infections on her face. The vet wanted 3 weeks of antibiotics which I was not keen on as she is only 10 months old and it will wreck all the good bacteria in her tummy. I spoke to a naturopath and then I cut the hair away and wiped them with salty wat...
by Han&Bon
Tue May 14, 2013 11:44 pm
Forum: Your Sheltie Photos
Topic: The extremely happy Leo
Replies: 4
Views: 6640

Re: The extremely happy Leo

Haha that is cute! I've got a few pics of Bonnie with silly happy faces but nothing as consistant as that. Makes me happy just looking at these!