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    I had the pleasure of owning Murphy I also rescued him, he was 5 months when I took him on. He had similar symptoms hair loss and soreness , he also had abscess regularly in his pads. When ever we went for a walk and he stood on some rough ground he would get an infection. He had to have a blood transfusion at one point as was so poorly. It took us months and months and lots of opinions. I put murph on zinc also salmon oil which didn’t help. He had biopsy’s and skin scraps and was eventually diagnosed with autoimmune disease also an under active thyroid. He was on medication daily for the thyroid and steroids to support his system and sometimes he would have to be on a higher dose of steroids if we noticed he was having a bout of soreness, or hair loss He was also on antibiotics a lot. He used to sometimes flare up and loose some fur and looked really sore, despite us trying everything. We had some medicated shampoo to also help with his sore skin , had to bath him 3 times a week which wasn’t easy as he was a big chap. Sometimes I felt terrible and horrible cause I couldn’t do anything to help him in the early stages. Don’t give up , he clearly has a loving family now that is doing everything they can to get him better. If I hadn’t of rescued Murphy I fear what would have happened to him. Murphy passed away last year he was nearly 7, and it broke my heart. Despite his health issues, he had an awesome time with us and was loved. I hope you get to the bottom of what’s causing it for your chap. [emoji173]️ Sent from my iPhone using Husky Owners
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    House guests.

    My gal has got her friend over for a week and over Christmas. They make a cute friendship and both are reliving puppy years I think [emoji848] ... after a long walk and playing chase all over the house , pulling all the toys out they have finally fell asleep. Worse then toddlers Sent from my iPhone using Husky Owners mobile app
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  4. It’s insane on how much they chuck out. I’ve had two normally. Mine always went at different times and extended the gift which is the shed [emoji849] Sent from my iPhone using Husky Owners mobile app
  5. My gal is potentially having the biggest shed ever and doesn’t seem to be stopping 🤣is any one else experiencing an extreme shed. She wasn’t this bad last time the pictures are over 3 week period [emoji53] Sent from my iPhone using Husky Owners mobile app
  6. Aww thank you. She is a looker but also knows how to flutter those eyelashes to get what she wants [emoji4] Sent from my iPhone using Husky Owners mobile app
  7. Thank you for all the info. We have had no honking today so hopefully whatever caused it has resolved but will still keep a close eye. Vet wasn’t overly concerned as she wasn’t doing it consistently which is when they get concerned. She was also eating and drinking which again if something was really wrong she wouldn’t be doing much of either. She has clearly had her snout somewhere that she inhaled something. Silly gal. It’s a massive Weight off my mind. They do make us worry. We only got her last year and she is an older girl at 7 years and I want her to see her later years out happy and healthy after her poor 6 year start - thank you again everyone it saved me sleeping with one eye and ear open last night Sent from my iPhone using Husky Owners mobile app
  8. Thank you all for the reassurances. She hasn’t had another episode since we got home. Could be excitement which she tends to get extremely excited. I don’t think they know how much they worry us sometimes Sent from my iPhone using Husky Owners As you can see she is very content and relaxed on the sofa now [emoji849] Sent from my iPhone using Husky Owners mobile app
  9. One of my friends suggested placing my thumb over one nostril to cause her to swallow, but I didn’t want to intervene to much and cause her panic. I think I’m being a worry wart, as my previous two rescue Husky’s had very severe health problems, and I’m always thinking something is going to happen to her. Hearing that others have experienced the honking and snorting is a relief thank you [emoji4] Sent from my iPhone using Husky Owners mobile app
  10. Thank you that has eased my mind a lot. It’s very scary when it happens as they go into a funny gate and appears to be struggling but then in the next minute she’s looking at me as if to say “ why have we stopped keep going human “. I’ll keep an eye on her. I cut our walk short tonight just incase she has something causing irritation to her. Sent from my iPhone using Husky Owners mobile app
  11. Hi all, just wondered if anyone else had experienced their boys and gals having a reverse sneeze episode. Phoenix does this every now and then when excited but this evening on our walk have about 6 episodes in about 30 minutes of being out. It resolved itself within seconds but not sure if I should be calling the vet. Her breathing goes back to normal and looks like it never happened. I have checked her nose and mouth and nothing obvious seems to be causing any irritation to her. Also wondering if it could be the change in weather as is turned a bit nippy and she was going from indoors to outside. Any advice would be greatly appreciated or if anyone else has experienced it , it can be quite scary but I try not to let my panic show for her [emoji53] Sent from my iPhone using Husky Owners mobile app
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    My clever gal

    Thank you [emoji4] Sent from my iPhone using Husky Owners mobile app
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    My clever gal

    If you recall, I mentioned I had horrific issues with Phoenix when we first went out for a walk. Even seeing the harness would send her into a chaotic fur ball. Screaming, howling and no focus for a fair time into our walk. Being an older girl, and only having her a year I wasn't sure what triggered the craziness and put it down to just one of those things, but wanted to resolve as I was concerned it was a stress triggered reaction. Her old owners said she always did it despite being walked a lot (I still am not sure how much she was exercised ) Sometimes I would dread our initial part of the first leg of our walk, which I'm also sure had a factor in her ampt up levels. After a good while of hard work, putting her waking gear on and ignoring her till she had calmed down, stopping and starting the walking and giving reassurance she is a different dog. Scary that a dog behaviourist recommend a vibrate collar which I didn't explore (thankfully ) We are not completely healed , if we spot a squirrel or another dog she reverts back but baby steps. If we stop and talk to a fellow walker she has no reservations about letting me know that it's time we got moving again. I just wanted to say a big thank you to those that had given me advice, I did use it and it has paid off, quieter dog and less people asking what is up with your dog. I've had Husky's for a while but this little one had me scratching my head for a while. Thanks again, and just shows you can teach an older dog new tricks [emoji16] Sent from my iPhone using Husky Owners mobile app
  14. Phoenix is the same, she often goes in to the hunt squirrels game when we are out [emoji23] Sent from my iPhone using Husky Owners mobile app
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