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Comments on Profile Post by MartinOC

  1. DU99
    DU99
    did you fix the snake
    24/3/17
  2. Grott
    Grott
    trust all will be fine for the dogs
    24/3/17
  3. MartinOC
    MartinOC
    The dogs fixed the snake.

    They're currently under observation in a vet hospital. It was pretty awful to see. Lucky it happened on a day when my partner was home & got onto it quickly, or the result may have been much worse.
    24/3/17
  4. Mardoo
    Mardoo
    Oh shit! Sorry to hear it. Which two? Loki presumably.
    24/3/17
  5. MartinOC
    MartinOC
    Yep, Loki copped the worst of it & is still pissing blood. Max copped a lesser dose of venom, but he went down like a sack of shit within minutes. Not easy to manhandle a 45Kg dog. Apparently they were playing tug-o-war with it & Tracy had to smack Max on the head with a stick to make him let go..
    25/3/17
  6. Danscraftbeer
    Danscraftbeer
    Ahh man. My parents lost 4 dogs to snake bites. Still cost a small fortune. They were Staffies. Seems they don't have the instinct to know how to deal with snakes. We had a Cocker Spaniel and a Weimaraner that killed many, never got bit. They new somehow. All bitten of at the back off the head in seconds. I saw them do it once. They new.
    25/3/17
  7. Danscraftbeer
    Danscraftbeer
    Clarify abaove. Best wishes to you and your dogs right now. Above post was a whole lotta heartbreak after 2 hours emergency for my mum in tears and stress getting them to a vet out of hours etc. Then the unthinkable decision. $1500 each for anti venom with 10% chance to save them or ~$600 each? for the mercy injection.
    This happened to them twice 2 dogs at a time. Years apart. Just saying. Think anti snake scenario's somehow. Never let it happen again. Different dog breeds...
    25/3/17
  8. MartinOC
    MartinOC
    Thanks Dan. Know where you're coming from. Loki is a Kelpie cross. Hard to stop him from jumping all over everything (just ask Mardoo....).
    27/3/17
  9. MartinOC
    MartinOC
    RIP Loki.

    Feel like getting totally shitfaced right now.
    28/3/17
  10. Danscraftbeer
    Danscraftbeer
    oh ****. Condolences. don't give yourself too much of a hard time.
    28/3/17
  11. idzy
    idzy
    Really sorry to hear about this Martin, my condolences.
    28/3/17
  12. technobabble66
    technobabble66
    Goddammit, dude. Condolences. Very tough!
    28/3/17
  13. Nullnvoid
    Nullnvoid
    Ohh **** mate!! Sorry to hear this :(
    29/3/17
  14. droid
    droid
    ****, sorry mate - that's just shit
    29/3/17