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Marc A Wessels
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  • Louisville, KY
  • United States
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Cushings Disease - Scarlett Rose

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ellen Turberfield Sep 20, 2012. 10 Replies

Just learned Scarlett diagnosed w/ Cushings Disease numbers were off the charts in 2 tests. She has been sick last few days throwing up & high fever apparently a UTI and case of pancreatitis.…Continue

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"You, Sir, were a gentleman and a connoisseur.Run free with all the reds until we all meet again."
Aug 2, 2013
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Soulful Scarlett Rose

"She is lovely."
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Scarlett and the turtle

"Thanks Kimberly. Are these dogs ever alot of fun!"
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Scarlett and the turtle

"Great picture and funny story Eileen! lol"
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Scarlett and the turtle

"When Bailey was about 8 months old while out for a walk we came across a turtle. Bailey studied that turtle like your dog is doing here and everything was good until it poked his head out and started to crawl away. It startled Bailey so…"
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Kumara - elegance

"very noble iriish lady:-)"
Jun 20, 2013
Dianne cook left a comment for Marc A Wessels
"Hi Marc, I'm sometimes a little like my setters, I could of read on and seen where you had lived and where your Irish had come from. I grew up as a child near East Bentliegh and have moved around but only in Victoria since married days. We now…"
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mom ru talking to me ..???

"great photo - wonderful soulful expression"
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Kumara - elegance

"So beautiful. "
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Kumara - elegance

"lovely oldie "
Jun 19, 2013
Dianne cook left a comment for Marc A Wessels
"Marc just read your profile, may I ask which kennels your girl Kumara came from and how old she is? From what I read she is from here in Australia! I do apoligise again I called her a he! as I mentioned in your photo she reminds me very much of my…"
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Kumara - elegance

"Oops... is Kumara maybe a handsome gentleman? Apologies Marc if I'm incorrect :0) Your Kumara reminds me of my Flame so much."
Jun 19, 2013

Profile Information

How many Irish Setters do you have?
2
How long have you owned Irish Setters?
Since 1981
About Me:
Irish Setters have been a passion of mine since childhood memories of my first encounter of one in Maryland. With the film BIG RED the die was cast. I have enjoyed setters since 1981 first in Australia and then back in the USA. I brought two back to the states with me KELLY and KATY SCARLETT.
Today I have one Aussie girl,Kumara ("Sweet Potato" Australian Aboriginal) and a Scarlett Rose - a rescue from Save Our Setters in Tennessee.

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Scarlett Emergency Surgery - Spleen

Posted on May 26, 2012 at 8:05am 15 Comments

Thanks for your concern about Scarlett and now that we are out of the woods of the experience let me share in order that you might gain some knowledge from my experience with her. I saw no noticible change in Scarlett's behaviour - she was eating fine, nothing out out of the ordinary. We had gone out one Thursday evening for a walk and when she returned to jump into our van she made a strange sound as if she was hurting.  When I went to offer her some water - something she takes immediately…

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Comment Wall (29 comments)

At 5:23am on November 24, 2011, Chantal McIlveen-Wright said…

Welcome to ES Marc!!! big welcome cuddles to Kelly and Katy Scarlett  :-)

At 5:35am on November 25, 2011, Chantal McIlveen-Wright said…

Thank you for the invite and very happy to become your new ES friend!!!  cuddles to beautiful Kumara and Scarlet Rose  :-)

At 2:49am on November 26, 2011, Lois McCullough said…
Thank you Marc and welcome to ES love the Jaguar advert and beautiful pictures of your girls
At 3:49pm on November 28, 2011, john murphy said…

Marc, Thanks for friend request, hope you enjoy site and I look forward to seeing more of your collection and photos....john

At 7:08pm on December 1, 2011, Cheryl Gorey said…

Welcome Marc, this is a great site.  Thanks for the friend request. I read that you used to live in Aus?  Where abouts did you live?  Must browse your pics now!  cheers, Cheryl

At 8:49pm on December 1, 2011, Marc A Wessels said…

Thanks, Cheryl. I lived in Melbourne - more specifically in Strathmore and then in Mt Waverely. I got my first Irish Setter in OZ from a family up in the Dandenong Ranges the first week after I arrived in January 1981. Took a train from Strathmore to Flinders Street onto Belgrave and then a car ride into the ranges. What a beautiful spot. Brought home a little girl, Kelly in a clothes pin basket. Rode the train all the way home unaware that dogs were not to travel. Thankfully she slept most of the way. Got a second setter, Katy Scarlett from a breeder in the Mt Waverley area three years later - had lineage to Taraglen. Brought both back to the States when I returned in 1987.

My oldest setter now is Kumara - she came from Taraglen and will be 12 on August 13.

Scarlett Rose is my younger girl now - she came to us from Save Our Setters in Tennessee.

At 12:09pm on December 2, 2011, Marjolein Bogaard said…

Hi Marc, nice to meet you here!!

At 5:12pm on December 2, 2011, Dee Rance said…

Rainy days indeed...it is the middle of ''Sunny'' Scotland it rains most of the winter.....when it isn't snowing of cause...but at the moment it is freezing or below. Looks like being a bad winter....but the dogs love it...perminantly wet but running through the Burns is great fun for them...keeps their coat shiny and soft...lol...;o)

At 5:38pm on December 2, 2011, Lynn Spencer said…

Hi Marc, Thankyou for your friend request.  I'm sure you're going to love it here.  A wonderful, very friendly site.   I'm  from Melbourne & enjoyed your story about bringing your baby puppy home from Belgrave on the train.  My Tess is from Eireanmada but our first Irish girl was from Taraglen.  I do remember hearing the name 'Katy Scarlett'. 

Thankyou also for your kind comments on my photo's.  Have just looked at yours.  Love them.  They are beautiful. 

 

At 3:30pm on December 5, 2011, Rhonda Fisher said…

Thanks Marc. If only it was a little smaller there would be one planted at home in a flash.

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