Gus


Pug
Picture of Gus, a male Pug

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Age: 7 Years   Sex: Male   Weight: 11-25 lbs

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Nicknames:
Snugglemutt, Moose

Doggie Dynamics:
 Energy 
sleepyenergetic
 
 Intelligence 
sillygenius
 
 Friendliness 
aggressiveaffectionate
 
 Playfulness 
not playfulvery playful
 
 Disposition 
anxiouscalm
 

Quick Bio:
-purebred

Birthday:
September 22nd 2006

Likes:
His tennis ball, snuggling under a blanket

Pet-Peeves:
Being stepped on by his dog sister who is a Rhodesian Ridgeback

Favorite Toy:
His ball

Favorite Food:
He eats a restricted diet b/c of severe allergies, very sad for a pug

Favorite Walk:
We walk everyday around his favorite park

Best Tricks:
roll over, high five, play dead, speak, fetch, down, sit

Bio:
We need help and advice. This dog is very sick and continues to get worse every year. He has allergies and has had them since he turned one year old. I have tried the following with some success, but only on a temporary basis. He seems to get a lot of yeast and secondary infections now. HELP! We have had allergy tests and he is allergic to everything. He takes allergy shots- has for 2 years- and we are very consistent. In the past, we did give him steriods shots- but we no longer to this. Sometimes you get desperate, so a gentler oral steriod is given- to keep him comfortable only when we can't get the inflammation down through other means. We use fish oil and go to a natural vet ( a variety of supplements came with this.) He is given daily "Relief "baths, AC vinegar baths, perioxide, Antihistamines, and he is also on a grain free diet. I know there are things I am forgetting. Please help. I am going to try coconut oil today. Has anyone else dealt with this? We love him dearly and it is so hard to see him so miserable day in and out.

I've Been On Dogster Since:
January 16th 2010 More than 4 years!

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Dogster Id:
1089764


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