Must Love Pekes is a blog for those who love Pekingese, their looks, their antics, their personalities. It is written by me, Linda, and I have been rescuing Pekingese for 14 years. Lots of them have gone through our home. We have loved them all.
Thursday, July 5, 2018
This is sweet Poochie-- he was one of the Bristol 18. He needs some medications to stay healthy.
Sweet Maddy is a pretty healthy boy. But, if he needs anything (!!), his mom and dad get it for him.
Some dogs need a lot of medication. So, our rescue committee began to research how to save money, but not compromise the health of our dogs. (We do NOT recommend buying meds for fleas or ticks at any place that doesn’t have safe meds. Many if these places may have a similar name but the product may just not be safe. It’s not worth it. Over the counter flea and tick products are not the same formula.).
We want to do our best-- not just for our foster dogs, but for our own dogs. Some of the ways we have found to save money are Good RX. I save massive amounts of money of the Sister's meds! I mean, it's amazing. The Sisters take phenobarbital and Keppra (Nala). Using the Good RX card at Kroger (or WalMart... or many other places) saves us incredible amounts. I also found out that I can ask for a larger dose and cut it in half. WOW, big savings! And many meds are safe to cut in half. Just ask your vet. (We
Minnie is a sweetheart, and so healthy, and she doesn't need any medications other than monthly heart worm preventative (and she's available for adoption!).
Andy is a healthy boy, too. He's Minnie's son-- but they don't have to stay together. He doesn't need anything except heart worm preventive. But, if he did need more, we would check out some of these:
Dr. Foster and Smith-- K9 Advantix II Flea & Tick Control Treatment for Dogs
This site offers sales and free shipping on many orders-- they are having a sale on heart worm preventative now, and also flea spot treatments. We just got some for Binks. Binks needs heart meds also, but he is available for adoption. Oh, that face!