Kimberly Brooks wrote:
> It is so sweet of you to think of Pepper. He is hanging in there. He
> went back to the vet a week ago and we got bad news: the demodix has
> spread and is now considered generalized. He started dips last week
> and took his second one yesterday. His skin looks awful. The staff
> is really bad and because of the dips, he is losing his hair. He has
> bald spots and his hair is very uneven. It is hard to see him that
> way. His ears are better, and that is a blessing.
> In the meantime, we found a little terrier mix female in a storm drain
> Saturday. She was almost starved to death. We have been trying to
> find her a home. My best friend in Mass. paid for her to have a check
> up at the vet's office. She got her puppy shots, dewormed, etc. She
> is so sweet, but no one seems to want her. I am trying to keep her
> from going to a shelter. Anyone want a puppy? LOL
> Oh yeah, I almost forgot. We did switch Pepper's diet. The vet put
> him on a Purina Veterinary dermatologist diet. She said it would take
> 12 weeks to figure out if it was working or not. I will keep all of
> you posted on that as well. I will say though that it is very
> expensive. It costs $24.00 an 8lb bag!
> I will keep everyone posted on how Pepper is doing.
> Kim, Tony, Cynthia, Bubba, Pepper, Bandit, "Baby Girl", and all of the