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Bonnie and Kona
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  • Kaneohe, HI
  • United States
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Firefox won't connect me to DK

Started this discussion. Last reply by Laurie, Wally & Charlotte Dec 6. 7 Replies

The owner of www.doodlekisses.com has configured their website improperly. To protect your information from being stolen, Firefox has not connected to this…Continue

Dasuquin

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bonnie and Kona Aug 29. 4 Replies

Did I read somewhere that Dasuquin was recalled from Amazon? It was made in China and not good. I can't find anything about it because the search function still isn't working. Anyone remember this or…Continue

search function

Started this discussion. Last reply by Adina P Jul 10. 6 Replies

Is anyone else having trouble with the search function for DK? I'm trying to look up something about glucosamine and nothing shows up so I tried to look up Lisa, Daisy and Dexter because I know they…Continue

stinky doodle

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lisa, Daisy & Dexter Apr 26. 7 Replies

When Owen was a pup... not sure how old but I am thinking around 6 months... he was soo stinky! It was like he had B.O. It wasn't his breath or something he had rolled in. It was persistent and…Continue

 

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Laurie, Wally & Charlotte replied to Bonnie and Kona's discussion Firefox won't connect me to DK
"This happened to me for the first time ever today while using Chrome. "
Dec 6
Leslie J replied to Bonnie and Kona's discussion Firefox won't connect me to DK
"I got this recently on my ipad (Safari). It said it may be an unsafe website- I requested to connect anyway.  This seems to happen with Doodlekisses every year or two. "
Dec 5
Bonnie and Kona replied to J and Riley (and Luna)'s discussion Big puppy teething suggestions?
"Oh my goodness! She is just darling! I can't take it! "
Dec 5
Bonnie and Kona replied to Bonnie and Kona's discussion Firefox won't connect me to DK
"Somehow this was different that the other "not protected" notices I've gotten so I just thought I should mention it. I am not good about worrying about these kinds of things but clearly this is one I can let go! haha"
Dec 5
Bonnie and Kona replied to Bonnie and Kona's discussion Firefox won't connect me to DK
"I started with Safari and then switched to Firefox. I finally just told it to go."
Dec 5
DonMarie and Picco replied to Bonnie and Kona's discussion Firefox won't connect me to DK
"I'm using Chrome for DK now and I haven't gotten the protected site message.  My reply button was acting weird in Firefox which I use for everything else."
Dec 5
Karen, Jasper and Jackdoodle replied to Bonnie and Kona's discussion Firefox won't connect me to DK
"I sometimes get a similar message when I try to go to DK on another browser, but I can't remember which one. Either Chrome or Explorer. When it happens. I just switch to a different browser. "
Dec 5
Nancy, Ned, Clancy, and Charlie replied to Bonnie and Kona's discussion Firefox won't connect me to DK
"I get that it’s not a protected site. But since I know it, I don’t worry. Should I?"
Dec 4
Bonnie and Kona replied to Kim P.'s discussion Scooting
"I agree with Karen. Could very well be anal glands. Check with the vet. We had a dog long ago that ended up having deformed anal glands. I am well acquainted with scooting. Yikes. Another clue is a very bad odor in the bum area or generally all over…"
Dec 4
Bonnie and Kona replied to AndySharon BoomerShaynaMariner's discussion We said goodbye to Boomer
"Oh no! I am so so sorry to hear this! Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers. "
Dec 4
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Firefox won't connect me to DK

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Dec 4
Bonnie and Kona replied to Adina P's discussion Rosco Update
"This is wonderful news Adina! Thank you so much for posting. Sending hugs and doodlekisses. "
Nov 28
Bonnie and Kona commented on Joe R.'s blog post Rest in Peace my sweet boy Gus
"I am so sorry for your loss. Gus was well-loved and I know you will miss him terribly. My heart goes out to you. "
Nov 20
Bonnie and Kona replied to Judy, Meg & Polly Wolly Doodle's discussion More help for Polly?
"Is it the big hard plastic kind of cone? Maybe one of soft cones would be helpful but my experience with those is it's be present when using them because they are more flexible. I put the hard plastic one on if I was gone or at night. Then used…"
Nov 20
Bonnie and Kona replied to Adina P's discussion Rosco Update
"I hope the reduction in the medication dosage will make a huge difference! Sending big hugs to you and Rosco!"
Nov 16
Bonnie and Kona replied to Adina P's discussion Rosco Update
"Great news!!!"
Nov 10

Profile Information

What Type of Doodle(s) do you have? What are their names? Tell us about your doodle(s) or any other pets you have!
We have an F1 English Goldendoodle, Kona.

We had researched Goldendoodles for several years and were intrigued by the idea of having the wonderful temperament of a Golden Retriever combined with less shedding. Kona has been a wonderful addition to our family. He has been the easiest dog to train due to his remarkable intelligence and eagerness to please. We are also pretty sure he speaks English fluently. His dam was a blue poodle and sire an English Golden Retriever. Kona is very gentle and calm. He does love to play but when he isn't involved in activities he is content to rest quietly. When asked to do so he obeys easily. Kona loves to fetch and is by far the best dog we have ever had at dropping the ball or toy for us. Amazing. Our other dogs seemed to believe the name of that game was Keep Away. Clearly a problem with the trainers (us) but Kona wants to play badly enough he brings the toy right back and drops it for more fun. We are thrilled to have a doodle.

On Oct 24, 2010 we picked out a new puppy from Kona's sire and a white poodle dam to give to our DD who lives with us. Owen is cream with apricot "highlights".
Where did you get your doodle(s)?
Breeder
Why did you choose a doodle rather than another breed or mix?
less shedding, love the Golden Retriever temperament
What are Your Favorite Things to Do With Your Doodles?
My husband runs Kona 3-5 miles 4-5 times a week. Kona loves to fetch inside and outside. He cuddles on the bed but doesn't sleep with us. I enjoy brushing and grooming him and checking his feet after his runs. It's great bonding time for us. Kona and Owen are a riot to watch as they wrestle and play. Both fetch and have fun.
Does your doodle(s) shed?
Nope!
Who grooms your doodle(s)?
I do.
Favorite Doodle Products?
Les Pooches green brush
Relationship Status:
Married
Would you be willing to Dog Sit on occasion for other DoodleKisses members? (You are NOT committing to anything by saying yes - you are just saying you might be willing to do this if you were acquainted with the other member and the circumstances were right.)
Yes



 

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Vet visits

Posted on November 6, 2013 at 8:27pm 35 Comments

Last Thursday we made an appointment to establish the dogs at a vet and to have Kona's ears examined. He had a double ear infection because while I was on the mainland for two weeks, no one remembered to take care of doodle ears. It's only his second ear infection in six years. Vet visit #1.

Then the crazies happened. On Friday at the beach Kona's eye became bright red and then it was white and swollen! We rushed him to the vet. He had a laceration on his inner eyelid. So very…

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Doodles in Hawaii

Posted on July 16, 2013 at 11:30pm 42 Comments

We have been in Hawaii since July 3 and 4. Moving to Hawaii with dogs is incredibly complicated and stressful. For four months I fretted and worried that I would not cross every t and dot every i and my precious doodles would be quarantined! I worried so much I could not actually talk about it. My DD and I would begin a conversation regarding all that needed to be done to get them there and I would have to stop and take a break. Hawaii has no rabies so in order to keep it that way dog owners…

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Jennifer needs our help (Jennifer and Jack)

Posted on June 28, 2013 at 5:00pm 24 Comments

As many of you know, Jennifer (of Jennifer and Jack) has serious health issues. She was sent to National Jewish Hospital last year to try to find help for her Cystic Fibrosis and other unrelated chronic conditions. They discovered a hole in her heart and attempted to repair that with some serious consequences.

Jennifer has the opportunity to be at National Jewish again, and I am hoping some of her friends at DK can help her out. She was supposed to be in Colorado for a short time but…

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Kona's tail -- CUT SHORT

Posted on May 15, 2013 at 5:00pm 261 Comments

Several weeks ago I noticed Kona had a sore on his tail. It got to be the size of an almond with a black dot in the center. I took him to the vet. A new vet I had never seen before put him on a course of antibiotics. When the 10 day course finished the wound looked the same.

My regular vet saw him this time and…

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At 5:37pm on July 15, 2016, Barbie said…

Yes, time does fly. Isn't it funny that Kona used to remind us of Hercules (my Portie), and now he has the phantom coat like Zeus? Kona and Owen have stolen my heart too. Please give them a big hug from me. :O)

At 1:58am on July 14, 2016, Barbie said…

Is Kona the 90-pounder and Owen the 75-pounder?  They are both still squeezably adorable! My Zeus resembles Kona's phantom coloring and he's 90 lbs. - can't believe my kid is 5 years old now. Gosh, your hairy kids don't look their age either.

At 5:26pm on June 24, 2016, Kiwi said…
Oh ok. He is so cute. Mine was going to be 15 this year. I was almost thinking they could have been siblings! Thanks for the info!
At 8:16pm on January 31, 2016, Katie Mattson said…
Hey! Thank you all for taking the time to respond! Sooo we changed ozzies food back to the original and he only threw up 3 times in the week that we were gone! I'm still a little nervous, as that's definitely not normal. But it's an improvement from last week! I'm going to get him into the vet this week and see what they have to say! Thank you all again!!
At 5:35pm on January 25, 2016, Sally M said…
Hi Bonnie! You ARE in Hawaii...and on Oahu (my favorite island). Thanks for friend request. I look foward to talking about Doods and Paradise. Take care, Sally
At 6:44pm on January 13, 2016, Janet & Jaxson said…
Thanks for the response. I wish you both the best. I know from reading old posts that she has chronic migraines. How do you like Hawaii as opposed to the mainland? Do you have any tips for getting Jaxson ready for the 5 Day or Less Quarantine Program? We did his blood test last week.
At 11:03am on December 24, 2015, charlotte bednarsh said…

Thank you so much for the encouragement.  I think your daughter in law has a great idea.  Paz's trainer selects the therapy dogs for Sloan Kettering, so I'm sure she could make the arrangements when Paz gets a clean bill of health.  Have a wonderful, safe and peaceful holiday.

At 6:53am on January 22, 2015, Miss Ellie said…

Poor Kona...Ellie does the very same thing...and her dinner time is 5pm as well...it usually begins about 4:30ish and she starts to ask for her dinner and it just breaks my heart...half an hour must feel like a lifetime to our sweet dogs...nice chatting with you Bonnie...please give Kona a big hug from Ellie and I.

At 5:59pm on January 21, 2015, Miss Ellie said…

Awww...Bonnie you are so very sweet...thank you so much for your kind words about my girl...doodle hugs to you and Kona...XO

At 5:39pm on November 3, 2014, Laurie, Fudge, and Vern said…

Bonnie, I am just reading your comment to me. I am so behind :) I have been walking since I broke my toes....LOL! Yes, they are much better. How are you doing? How is your family?

 
 
 

 

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