|Husky of the Month|
Congrats Nikita, Archer, and Cheyanne,
our November HOTM Winners!
Thanks to all for this month's entries!
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Our current rescue spotlight is:|
Delaware Valley Siberian Husky Rescue!
Join date : 2018-09-10
Location : South Africa
|Subject: Humans dont have fur... Wed Sep 19, 2018 3:40 pm|| |
I play rough with my boys, we swim together and often go hiking and my two brutes and my Pekingnese rescue (a story for another thread), would often collapse in a heap of fur and limbs whilst doing it. Problem is, I bruise... I often extract myself from such play moments looking like I was mugged. I dont mind much but it does attract some concerned comments from other people.
Any advice on creams or such which will help the bruises fade faster would be welcome...
Join date : 2014-08-18
Location : Terlingua, Texas
|Subject: Re: Humans dont have fur... Wed Sep 19, 2018 4:01 pm|| |
Oh Liza, wait for a few years when your skin starts getting thinner and just a little play brings blood - shoot, bruises ain't nothing!!
My little girl (of three pups) still likes to paw for attention - I've gone into town looking like someone drug me through an ocatilla patch more than once!!
And, no, I don't have any suggestions ... I like to play, too.
“Properly trained, a man can be dog’s best friend.”
Join date : 2018-09-10
Location : South Africa
|Subject: Re: Humans dont have fur... Wed Sep 19, 2018 4:10 pm|| |
The skin is pretty thin already! Im not about to stop playing though, they love it when I sit down and call for a play, I do get run over and pushed around but, damn, its fun!
Join date : 2013-12-20
|Subject: Re: Humans dont have fur... Thu Sep 20, 2018 1:56 pm|| |
Tell me about it!!! I'm 67, take inhaled steroids at high doses and have exceedingly fragile skin as a result. I always have bruises as well as healing skin tears - sometimes just from putting my hand into a box of cereal to pull out the bag or bumping my arm on the chair rail. But, usually because the big boy is pawing me to get my attention
So - I use Geri-sleeves in the warmer months, I wear sweats over long underwear tops in the winter. For playing, I use an old Carhartt insulated jacket.
Join date : 2009-05-29
Location : Denver, CO
|Subject: Re: Humans dont have fur... Fri Sep 21, 2018 5:45 pm|| |
i bruise like crazy, in fact im often asking my husband where X bruise came from! when we got Finn he would chew the crap out of me, my arms and legs were BAD. not much i could do about it other then tell people i had a puppy and it was not from my husband!!!
never found anything that helped them heal faster.
|Subject: Re: Humans dont have fur... || |
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