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[MOL] Trimming dog's nails? Opinions requested...



That would certainly work for me but they're getting a little sharp! I'll 
have to think on this one. Any other opinions out there?
Bridget


>From: Joicy <joicy@erols.com>
>Reply-To: mol-cancer@lists.meds.com
>To: <mol-cancer@lists.meds.com>
>Subject: Re: [MOL] Hey there, I need help.
>Date: Sat, 30 Sep 2000 19:23:43 -0400
>
>Just a note about the toenails...I was asking my vet about this, and he's
>probably in the minority, but says "don't bother with it!" He said except
>for showing, it just isn't necessary. Boy was I glad to hear that! Love,
>Joicy
>
>
>
> > From: beav76@uswest.net
> > Reply-To: mol-cancer@lists.meds.com
> > Date: Sat, 30 Sep 2000 13:35:02 -0700
> > To: mol-cancer@lists.meds.com
> > Subject: Re: [MOL] Hey there, I need help.
> >
> > Hi Bridget;
> > It is hard to tell you exactly because I don't know how choppy the cut 
>is,
> > but what you would do is comb the hair over the eyes towards you, and 
>start at
> > right or left side and trim straight across however close you want the 
>bangs
> > to
> > be.  If he has any hair that is growing in the corners of his eyes 
>covering
> > the
> > eyes just trim them, left eye at this angle / and right eye at this 
>angle \ .
> > That will keep the hair from growing up over his eyes. You may have to 
>comb
> > the
> > hair above his eyes and trim a couple of times to get it even. How is 
>the
> > length
> > of his coat coming along? Are you able to brush it to keep it from 
>tangling or
> > maybe it is not that long yet?  You can scissor around his rear so he 
>doesn't
> > get any dingleberrys hanging from there. If he doesn't like you doing 
>anything
> > back there just keep working with him until he understands you are not 
>going
> > to
> > hurt him. You may not even have that problem with dingleberrys (poo poo) 
>if
> > his
> > hair isn't long enough to tangle it into his hair. They have stuff 
>called
> > quick
> > stop or whatever, it is used to stop bleeding on the nails if you should
> > happen
> > to cut one to short. Don't be alarmed if that happens it will stop 
>bleeding
> > immediatley when you put that powder on then nail. Most people don't 
>clip that
> > close but it could happen and I'm just telling in case it happens. There
> > should
> > be some kind of  do it yourself dog grooming book at a bookstore or 
>maybe
> > petsmart that kind of walk you through it. I am going off line for a 
>week
> > because of plumbing project we have to move to a guest apt. Hope this 
>info.
> > can
> > help you some. Take care,   Beav
> >
> > Bridget Rambeau wrote:
> >
> >> Hi Beav. I'd love those tips on the easy trim as I did a rather 
>"choppy"
> >> job. But he seems to like it so that's the main thing.
> >> I know what you mean about how they love to play. Sox is the same way 
>and
> >> doesn't hesitate to let you know when it's playtime. He just stares at 
>you
> >> until you get up and then he starts jumping on you; that's the cue. He 
>does
> >> this to my roomie every night about 1/2 hr after she gets home, he just
> >> gives her time to change and relax a bit. Of course, we're both as bad 
>as
> >> him and sometimes he has to hide to get away from us. He also loves to 
>growl
> >> and play the big, fierce dog and then gets real smug when he thinks 
>he's
> >> won. Sounds like our dogs would get along great, sometime maybe we can
> >> introduce them. That would be a real blast. What a tremendous amount of 
>joy
> >> they give us, don't you think?
> >> And I'd love those tips you spoke of, if it's no trouble.
> >> Sorry I've rambled so.
> >> Your dog-lovin' friend,
> >> Bridget
> >>
> >>> From: beav76@uswest.net
> >>> Reply-To: mol-cancer@lists.meds.com
> >>> To: mol-cancer@lists.meds.com
> >>> Subject: Re: [MOL] Hey there, I need help.
> >>> Date: Thu, 28 Sep 2000 21:04:32 -0700
> >>>
> >>> Good luck Bridget, if you have any problems I'll be happy to help you 
>in
> >>> any
> >>> way. I can give you some helpful hints on a cute and easy trim for his
> >>> face. I'm
> >>> so happy for Sox because over the years I have seen many pups and dogs 
>that
> >>> didn't have a loving mommy like he has... I love to play games with my 
>dog
> >>> when
> >>> it's cookie time. I throw his bisquit and he runs for it and we both
> >>> scramble to
> >>> get it but I always let him win. He gets the biggest charge out of 
>that.
> >>> Thinks
> >>> he is really hot stuff. He will hide under the table now before I 
>throw the
> >>> "cookie", and come darting out and he always grawls when he runs. It 
>is so
> >>> funny.....Your friend,   Beav
> >>>
> >>> Bridget Rambeau wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> Thanks Beav for your comments. Actually, there are numerous fund 
>raising
> >>>> events held for cancer all across the country. But it appears most of
> >>> these
> >>>> events are to raise money for research. And a good number are 
>directed
> >>>> specifically towards breast cancer research. While this in itself is 
>not
> >>> a
> >>>> bad thing, I think what's happeneing is everybody wants to be first 
>in
> >>> the
> >>>> race for a cure but in the meantime those already suffering from the
> >>> disease
> >>>> are doing without some of the facilities and txs that could help them 
>or
> >>> at
> >>>> least make access to that easier. And, as usual, focus is on those 
>areas
> >>>> with the larger population base while other areas go somewhat 
>neglected.
> >>>> Needless to this, this is all just my opinion from my own experience 
>and
> >>>> research and is by no means fact.
> >>>> By the way, Sox will now let me groom him with no problem, at least 
>with
> >>>> comb and scissors. Unfortunately, I'm no stylist so his haircut will
> >>> receive
> >>>> no medals, that's for sure. But at least I can see his big, beautiful
> >>> eyes
> >>>> as he begs for his treats. Next is to try cutting his nails. Wish me
> >>> luck.
> >>>> AND THANKS, i COULDN'T HAVE DONE THIS WITHOUT YOU AND EVERYONE else 
>WHO
> >>>> SPURRED ME ON.
> >>>> yOUR FRIEND,
> >>>> bRIDGET
> >>>>
> >>>>> From: beav76@uswest.net
> >>>>> Reply-To: mol-cancer@lists.meds.com
> >>>>> To: mol-cancer@lists.meds.com
> >>>>> Subject: Re: [MOL] Hey there, I need help.
> >>>>> Date: Wed, 27 Sep 2000 10:40:36 -0700
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Hi Bridget;
> >>>>> That really surprised me that Canada is so far behind the times
> >>> with
> >>>>> cancer.  Do you have any fund drives to raise money in Canada for
> >>> cancer?
> >>>>> They
> >>>>> have marathons here every yr. for all differant types of diseases 
>but
> >>>>> cancer is
> >>>>> a big one. One of my favorite singers, from Canada maybe could raise 
>an
> >>>>> awareness and funds for cancer, Celine Dion!!  Maybe it's just one 
>of
> >>> those
> >>>>> things in your country that is kept quiet for some reason. Anyway, 
>just
> >>>>> thought
> >>>>> I would mention that, your doggie friend,  Beav
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Bridget Rambeau wrote:
> >>>>>
> >>>>>> Hi Andrea.
> >>>>>> This is Bridget here and I live in Halifax, N.S. but was living in
> >>> N.B.
> >>>>> when
> >>>>>> I was dx and rec'd my txs.
> >>>>>> In response to your question, yes I do think we are lagging behind
> >>> the
> >>>>>> Americans. Specifically, for patients who live outside a major
> >>> centre,
> >>>>> there
> >>>>>> is often considerable travel involved to receive treatment,
> >>> especially
> >>>>>> surgery or radiation and/or long delays between diagnosis and
> >>> treatment.
> >>>>> In
> >>>>>> some cases, at least in N.B., I've recently been told that patients
> >>> must
> >>>>>> travel to the U.S.A. (Maine) to receive txs because the waiting 
>list
> >>> is
> >>>>> so
> >>>>>> long at home. In my own case, I had to travel to another province
> >>> (N.S.)
> >>>>> for
> >>>>>> my surgeries and another city (Saint John) for my radiation txs as
> >>> it's
> >>>>> not
> >>>>>> available in Fredericton where I lived.
> >>>>>> Also, it is much more difficult to get in on any clinical trials in
> >>>>> Canada
> >>>>>> than it is in the U.S. In some cases, this can make the difference
> >>>>> between
> >>>>>> life and death.
> >>>>>> Lastly, (and this may just be a matter of perception) the American
> >>>>> Cancer
> >>>>>> Society seems to be much more involved and aggresive politically
> >>> than
> >>>>> here
> >>>>>> in Canada. In some places there aren't even any support groups for
> >>>>> patients
> >>>>>> to attend and the Cancer Society doesn't seemed to be concerned by
> >>> this.
> >>>>>> They should be.
> >>>>>> As to what could be done the bottom line in most cases comes down 
>to
> >>>>> dollars
> >>>>>> and cents. There needs to be more funding for additional treatment
> >>>>> centres,
> >>>>>> clinical trials and public awareness of what is available and being
> >>>>> done.
> >>>>>> While I believe we are doing a pretty good job so far as research
> >>> goes,
> >>>>> this
> >>>>>> does little to help those of us who already suffer from the 
>disease.
> >>>>> Also,
> >>>>>> there appears to be an improportianate amount of funds being 
>devoted
> >>> to
> >>>>> a
> >>>>>> few types of cancer and little available for other types. I believe
> >>>>> there
> >>>>>> should be a better balance especially as it concerns more 
>aggressive
> >>>>> cancers
> >>>>>> that are often terminal if not treated quickly. Both the Canadian
> >>> Cancer
> >>>>>> Society and the Gov't need to be more in tune to the needs of
> >>> Canadians
> >>>>> as I
> >>>>>> do not believe they are currently as conscientious as they should
> >>> be.
> >>>>>> Hope this is what you were looking for.
> >>>>>> Bridget
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>> From: "jennifer baker" <jenbaker@3web.net>
> >>>>>>> Reply-To: mol-cancer@lists.meds.com
> >>>>>>> To: <mol-cancer@lists.meds.com>
> >>>>>>> Subject: [MOL] Hey there, I need help.
> >>>>>>> Date: Tue, 26 Sep 2000 14:41:28 -0400
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Hi everyone,
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> This is Andrea Deschenes...I was a part of the forum last year 
>when
> >>> my
> >>>>> mom
> >>>>>>> was diagnosed with colon cancer.  Unfortunately, she passed away
> >>> this
> >>>>>>> summer.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> I'm doing okay but I need you help now.  I'm in broadcasting at
> >>> Ryerson
> >>>>> and
> >>>>>>> I'm doing a story on Cancer and whether or not we, as a society of
> >>>>> cancer
> >>>>>>> patients, are losing faith/confidence in our Cancer care systems.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> There is an article at Canoe.com called "Canada Lagging in 
>Treating
> >>>>> Cancer"
> >>>>>>> which pretty much states that Americans are fairing better than
> >>>>> Canadians
> >>>>>>> in regards to survival rates.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> So, I would like to hear what you guys have to say.  You were
> >>> always
> >>>>> such a
> >>>>>>> great help to me when my mom was sick that I really value your
> >>>>> opinions.  I
> >>>>>>> know that all your answers and/or opinions are sincere.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Questions:  Are Canadians losing confidence in the national cancer
> >>> care
> >>>>>>> system?  What problems do you see with the current system? and how
> >>> can
> >>>>>>> these problems be improved?
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Please contact me at andreadeschenes@hotmail.com ASAP (as I have a
> >>>>>>> deadline!!!)
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> I appreciate your help very much and hope that everyone is doing 
>as
> >>>>> well as
> >>>>>>> can be expected.  The one lesson the forum (and thus, all of you 
>in
> >>> it)
> >>>>>>> taught me was to keep my chin up and always think positively.  I
> >>> will
> >>>>> never
> >>>>>>> forget that.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Thanks for everything,
> >>>>>>> Andrea Deschenes
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> 
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