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What is the Gestation Period for Dogs?
It is 61-63 days from the date of breeding

 

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Dog With an Ear Infection?
I heard that a few drops of strong tea in the ear 3x a day helps. I put athletes foot medicine in her ears several times a day and my dogs ear cleared up. But I should have kept it up for a longer time. I used it for a week and I guess some of the yeast stuff...

 

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Dog With Chronic Ear Infection?
I had a friend that clued me in on this. Go to the drug store and get generic athlete foot cream. Clean outer portions of dogs ears then put the cream on the ear flap and a little bit in the ear canal. Kind of massage the ear gently. Sometimes the dog will...

 

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Plastic Canvas Barbie Furniture?
I would look on ebay under plastic canvas. I sold a book just like the one you are looking for on ebay and there is a lot of patterns for furniture especially for Barbie. Have fun with plastic canvas, I sure did.

 

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Dog with Itchy Skin?
I heard on this site one time about a homemade itch reliever. In a spray bottle put one part listerine (original flavor, I used Walmart brand)one part baby oil and one part water. Always shake it up before spraying on the dog. I spray every time I see her really...

 

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Wildlife: Butterfly
Do butterfly bushes really attract butterflies and are they annuals?

 

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Dog With Smelly Ears?
Smelly ears usually mean ear mites or an infection. Go to the vet and pay $100 or search the internet for the vet by the name of Andrew Jones. He is great and has a wonderful newsletter

 

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Economical Way to Get Rid of Fleas?
I was told to sprinkle salt on the carpet. I did it day before yesterday and the little buggers are not jumping on my feet today. Oh I forgot vacuum the floor approximately 24 hours after you put it on. Repeat in 3-4 days. Make sure animals are flea free or...

 

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Popsicle Stick Lamp Instructions?
Those are beautiful. Where can I get the instructions?

 

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Child Safe Remedy for Fleas?
Note to Allie: that wrote about a flea trap light that she got on eBay. I need that and cannot find it on eBay. Help! If you have the sellers ebay user name or anything please email me at sassier299 AT yahoo.com Thank you

 

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Keeping Bees Away
I have bees everywhere in my back yard and discovered that it was the hummingbird feeder that attracted them. Most of them are still here but winter is coming and that will freeze their wings together. I have 2 plastic bags with pennies in it on the patio table...

 

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Kittens With Fleas?
A vet told me one time when I had the same problem to go get some kitten flea spray. Spray it on a washcloth and put the kitty in the washcloth and rub the little rascal. Watch out for the eyes! I run the washcloth around the neck and top of head so the fleas...

 

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Dog Itching?
Thank you very much for all the good advice. Cricket thanks you too

 

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Clear Iodine?
I used to use clear iodine to help my fingernails grow stronger and it works wonderfully. I would go to a drug store and ask the pharmacist. I have gotten it that way for years. Hope it works out for you

 

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Repairing Holes in Canvas Tent Trailer?
Are the holes in the canvas or the screen? I have patched screen with stickers. A sticker on the inside or outside does the trick. Inside is best. It doesn't get as wet when it rains. If they don't want to stick put a little bit of Gorilla glue on the sticker...

 

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Can I Start a Rhododendron from a Cutting?
Thank you very much. I am going to try that. wish me luck, carole

 

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Deleting Linux from My Computer?
I want to thank everyone that replied to my dilemma. I would leave Linux in if my printer would work with it. Does anyone know what kind of printer would work with linux? Maybe I will just get a printer on ebay instead of messing up my computer. Thanks so much...

 

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Computer Keeps Freezing and Running Slow?
Go to Start, Run and type in %TEMP%. That will bring up a lot of unnessary things that have built up on your computer. After that list is shown. Go to edit and click on select all. Go back to file and delete them. Some will not delete but most will. This will...

 

In Memory Of Hatchet
I am so sorry about Hatchet. She looked like a wonderful dog. She was so smart. Hatchet is now at the "Rainbow Bridge", That is a poem about losing a dog. It is on the web if you want to read it. I recommend it. I am so sorry for your loss.

 

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In Memory of Pepper (Black Lab)
I am so sorry for your loss. Losing a pet is as hard as losing a family member. My little dachshund is 12 and dying of cancer. I too am devastated. What did Pepper die from? Old age I hope. Hang in there and you may think this is awful but go to the humane...

 

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Stop Children From Arguing
I have done that with my boys too. My boys are now 40, 38 and 36. So that has been around a long time. It works great.

 

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Hibiscus Losing Leaves?
I don't know about the other perennials, but my neighbor has her hibiscus all bundled up with gunny sacks. Some places do have master gardeners you can call. I should have checked with the nurseries about my hibiscus. I have it in my bathroom and someone said...

 

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Hibiscus Losing Leaves?
Thank you everyone that wrote their suggestions for my hibiscus plant. I think that every garden should have one and I am going to get another in the spring. They have very large blooms and mine is a peach color. The flowers change a different color as the...

 

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Selling on Ebay?
First get a postage scale from eBay. They are cheap and so very handy for a lot of things. Next go on the internet on USPS. com and look up the weights and how much each costs. Remember if you are selling books you can use media mail and it is much cheaper...

 

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What Breed is My Dog?
Your beautiful dog is the most beautiful, loving, faithful dog there is. He or she is a golden retriever. You are so lucky! I hope you have children because goldens love kids. Good luck with him. He looks like he could use a little love and grub. They are very...

 

Dog Has Soft Stool With Mucus?
She is beautiful! I also had a sheltie named Bonnie that was named after a collie named Bonnie. Bonnie needs to be taken to the vet. I had a collie with poo like that. He was never right but lived to a ripe old age. Good luck. Everything will be fine. There...

 

Two beaded crosses.

Beaded Cross
I too would like a pattern or a link to where you got yours. thanks a bunch, Carole

 

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Uses for Old Shoes?
Use them for planters. Really cute!

 

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What Book Got You Hooked?
I voted too! Mine was a book about Frank Lloyd Wright. Fascinating man

 

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The $20 Money Diet
Great idea. My wallet is going on a diet too. Will have to start on October 1 because of no money. I should have been on the diet this month. Thanks for the suggestions.

 

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Using Advantix on Dogs?
I buy Advantage on eBay. I have a dachshund/cocker and she weighs 22 lbs. The instructions on this Advantage says to put .67 ml in a syringe (no needle) and place it between shoulder blades. I think that I will do half now, half later though because the fleas...

 

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Dog Food Recipes for Dachshund?
Here is another dog food recipe. I use ground turkey, rice, peas or beans, water, olive oil and I used to use garlic powder but heard that wasn't good. I put all of it in a big pot and cook for about 20 minutes. My Cricket loves it and and her coat looks good...

 

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Holiday Ice Candle
I remember making these candles with my mom. Oh the memories. I am 62 and I still miss my parents.

 

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Adopting an Adult Dog?
Lucky you! Shitzus are very nice dogs. I would love to have another. I adopted one and he was a love, but my son's girlfriend fell in love with "Butch" (and he with her) that I finally gave him up to her. Anyway, lots of treats, patience and time. He will mourn...

 

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Only Use HE Detergent In HE Washers
For heavens sake what is a HE detergent? Didn't know detergents had sexes.

 

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Keeping Dough Ball on the Hook?
I used to bake them with a hood in it. This sure does bring back memories.

 

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Losing Weight on a Budget?
My husband and I have been on a low carb diet. It's ok but somethings I really miss and doing the shopping is a problem because I see those things. We eat the prepared dinners such as lean cuisine, some banquet, etc. I check the carbs to make sure they are...

 

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Space Saving Tips for a Camper or RV?
In our camping trailer I hung shoe organizers in different areas of the trailer. In the bathroom and I put shampoo and toothbrushes and paste, in bedroom, scissors, remotes. In the common room and kitchen it was a godsend. It really works. If you sew you can...

 

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Too Many Unfinished Craft Projects?
Take out one at a time and finish it and if you don't want it anymore sell it on eBay and buy something for yourself. You can save the earnings from all of the crafts and buy something really nice. Or make them for Christmas gifts. Whatever you do have fun...

 

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Crafts for Mentally Challenged Individuals?
I used to care for 2 mentally challenged people and what they liked to do was plastic canvas. They started me on it too. It is fun and easy. The plastic canvas is cheap and just use regular yarn. I know they would like it. There are several free projects for...

 

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Best Shampoo for Bathing Dachshunds?
I also have a dachshund. She scratches from dawn to dark about this time of year. On Thriftyfun.com (this site) there are several homemade shampoos for dogs. I am looking forward to making some of these and trying them on her. Good luck

 

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Selling "Magic the Gathering" Cards?
What is "Magic the Gathering" cards. It sounds interesting.

 

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Taggie Baby Blanket
I am confused. Why do babies like the taggy blankets? Do they hold onto the tags or what

 

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Dog is Lethargic After Using Frontline?
I am thinking if the dog was spunky before and now lethargic the frontline did it. Call the vet or go to the vet now! Sounds like the dose was too much for her. Hope everything turns out well. I don't use any of that stuff with chemicals that go in their bloodstream...

 

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Surgical Treatments for Trigeminal Neuralgia?
Look it up on Webmd. It is a good site

 

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Craft Ideas Using Terra Cotta Pots?
I like the idea of the bamboo and pots. How big around does the bamboo have to be and where did you get the bamboo?

 

Black and white cat in basket.

Cat is Urinating in the Bathtub?
I read somewhere to put the litter box in the bathtub for easy cleanup. Maybe he is trying to tell you something. Breaking a male cat from peeing somewhere is torture. I would just put an extra litter box in there. When someone wants to take a bath, take the...

 

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Mini Bell Decoration
Does anyone have any other terra cotta pots crafts? I bought some at Hobby Lobby that were marked down and I really don't know what to do with them.

 

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Holes in Leaves of Basil and Pepper Plants?
I use sevin on my plants and my dog. If you look on the label it tells you when to use sevin and when not to. I do like the common homemade pesticides too but don't put sevin in a class as dangerous. Just read the label and use as label says. Also on the label...

 

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Growing: Fuchsias?
Fuchsias are such beautiful plants. They don't like the hot sun. They may be started by what I call "slips". Get a start or slip by taking a piece off of a stem that has bud or stem bump. I know this sounds funny but I don't know what to call these things. Forgive...

 

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Getting Rid of Elephant Ears?
Dig them up, the bulbs, and sell them on eBay. I will buy one or two.

 

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Inexpensive Gardening Supplies?
Get to know your neighbors! The first week we were here(april) we met our across the street neighbor. She asked if I wanted some plants and of course I said yes. I helped her dig up the bulbs and got to know her while digging. About 75% of my yard came from...

 

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Finding a Friend's E-mail Address?
hello angelheart, I am glad that I saw your question. I am inquiring about a friend that lived in Clyde. Her name was Ann Saunders. My email is: sassier299 AT yahoo.com. This is no scam or trick or whatever. Please help, Carole

 

Si (Arabian/Quarter Horse)

Si (Arabian/Quarter Horse)
Si is beautiful and so is your daughter. Si looks as calm as the horse I had (Dolly) Had to sell her when my hubby found a younger gal. Didn't miss him but missed my horses. Still miss my horses

 

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Use Cheap Paint Brush to Clean Dryer Screen
That is a great idea! Don't forget to wash your dryer screen in hot water and dish soap once a week if you use dryer sheets. Dryer sheets have wax in them and that gets on your filter (you can't see it) and will eventually kill your dryer. The dryer cannot...

 

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Locating a Septic Tank?
I think that you have snow in Kansas. When the snow is on the ground the only place that has no buildup of snow is where the septic tank is.

 

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Removing BO Odors from Clothing?
I agree with Luna. Ammonia is the best things for stains or odors on clothes. Put a cup in a washer full of laundry and wash as usual. I go to the dollar store and buy window cleaner that has ammonia in it and use it for stain removal. Works great. After that...

 

Butterfly art in a butterfly garden.

Gardening: Butterfly Garden Art
That is beautiful. Do you have a website or address to buy one? I live near you. I lived in Houghton Lake as of 2 weeks ago. I now live in Port Huron on the coast. Contact sassier299 AT yahoo.com

 


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