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Just wondering

August 26th, 2004, 04:53 PM
Wish I could talk to my dog Buddy the way that Stanley Coren does in his books. Just wondering why a dog will defacate in one part of the yard for awhile, and even though I clean up after him, he will then choose another part of the yard for the next week or so, and then on to the third part and so on. I have not had him long enough to know if he will start the whole cycle again and go back to the first area for awhile. Any thoughts?

August 26th, 2004, 06:48 PM
Our dog was like that. Our new dog, won't poo in the yard. I have to take her for a walk every evening so that she can do it. I don't know if it's because we scoop it up right away or what.

August 26th, 2004, 10:11 PM
Well, I guess would we want to play where we pooed? :p ;)

August 27th, 2004, 09:59 AM
Stanley Coran is awesome!! We watch his show all the time!! He is soooo calm and soothing!! We call him the "dog whisperer" !! LOL

August 27th, 2004, 10:03 AM
Meat Loaf is so funny he will poop in the yard but he like to poop when he is on a walk as well. He walks around and smells until he finds the right place than he will turn his back to us like please mommy and daddy stop looking at me. (Man not privacy around this place) :eek: And than he will finally go. It is so funny because you would think just find a place a poop but no it has to be perfect.! LOL :D

August 27th, 2004, 11:19 AM
Who is Stanley Coran? And where can I watch this show of his?! :p

August 27th, 2004, 11:21 AM
That is what I was going to ask. I am guessing the animal channel I will have to go home and look at the cable guide and see! :D

August 27th, 2004, 11:49 AM
His show is called Good Dog! and its on the life network, channel 33 here in Calgary, not sure in Ontario. It is a Canadian show, so not sure if our US friends get it!! It's on here really early in the morning, so we tape it!!
Turn your family Fido into the perfect pet with a little help from this fun and informative series.

Known for his best-selling books on dogs, Stanley Coren hosts this informational series about training the family dog. As the winner of numerous awards for precision dog obedience, Stanley can teach any old dog new tricks.

Learn how to read your dog’s body language and how to test his intelligence. Armed with this knowledge, owners will be able to create a training program especially tailored for their family pet.

August 27th, 2004, 12:08 PM
I love that show!! Did you know that Dr. Coran is listed as one of the specialists on the board? :D

August 27th, 2004, 12:11 PM
Good Dog! is a wonderful show!!! I've gotten quite a few good tips from him myself. Definately worth looking for in the TV Guide!

August 27th, 2004, 01:46 PM
:D I watch his show, and I tried one of his tricks, didn't work, so now I just watch and listen. About the pooping, my dogs go in the corners (close to the fence) of my back yard, one day it's this corner, that afternoon, the other corner...just pick a corner and look for the poop, it's there. Never where they play. :p

August 27th, 2004, 06:59 PM
I didn't know he was a specialist on here...thats totally cool!!! He has some good pointers, and some that may or may not work, depending on your dog & situation but he tries!!!

Brick just poops where ever!!! No rhyme or reason for his choices!!! Although he save one or two poo's for our walks!! Lucky me!!! :D

August 27th, 2004, 07:28 PM
While i was down in the US i saw a show on PBS
WOOF! it's by Matthew Margolis aka "Uncle Matty"
many of the american folks may know the show i'm talking about..
he's SO good with dogs you'd think dog's can fly a plane with his advice.

i think his show beat's out any doggy training show out there..
this guy really Knows his stuff a True professional in his domain..
he is the co-author of 18 books on dog training

he was the resident dog expert on ABC's Good Morning America. He is also a popular guest of news and talk shows and has appeared on ABC's 20/20 as an aggressive dog expert, The Oprah Winfrey Show, CNN and E! Entertainment Television, to name a few.

click on link to Read more on "Uncle Matty"

August 27th, 2004, 07:39 PM
I like Stanley Coren's show too, they should air it in the evenings, not in the morning when we don't have time or just sleep! :D
here is the link for his website, maybe you like it too