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Forum: Dog food forum August 24th, 2007, 09:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,508
Posted By PetFriendly
Hi There Realistically, 4 kibble is quite...

Hi There

Realistically, 4 kibble is quite allot. The Yorkie's portion is 1/8 of a cup twice daily... which isn't a whole lot. Since he's just a pup and his teeth might be hurting, try soaking the...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior August 18th, 2007, 08:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 439
Posted By PetFriendly
Brags - Charley's Agility

Last year around this time, I signed Charley and I up for agility classes. It was just supposed to be a fun thing to do once a week, but I got addicted to it, and Charley loved it so we never stopped...
Forum: Dog food forum August 18th, 2007, 08:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,508
Posted By PetFriendly
We have a little yorkie, who I've just managed to...

We have a little yorkie, who I've just managed to put some weight on to (he now tips the scales at a whopping 3 lbs). We had a horrible time trying to find food that had enough substance to keep him...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior August 18th, 2007, 08:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 639
Posted By PetFriendly
I don't think that its switching collars that's...

I don't think that its switching collars that's confusing her so much as switching activities. Playing, running and roller blading are all fast pace things. Walking, well, its slower. Basically, when...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior August 18th, 2007, 08:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 986
Posted By PetFriendly
In keeping with the tone of the above article, I...

In keeping with the tone of the above article, I use treats as rewards when shaping/re-enforcing a behavior. My dogs are now two, and all the old cues are just habit now, when I speak, they do it,...
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants July 28th, 2007, 11:22 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 6,390
Posted By PetFriendly
Its a park called the Arboretum and is located...

Its a park called the Arboretum and is located here in Ottawa. Its affiliated with the Experimental Farm and is owned by the National Capital Commision. Its officially an on-leash park and the dogs...
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants July 28th, 2007, 08:54 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 6,390
Posted By PetFriendly
Here are some newer pictures of myself and the...

Here are some newer pictures of myself and the Dogs. My height seems to make my otherwise small dogs even smaller...
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Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 28th, 2007, 08:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 715
Posted By PetFriendly
Our two also eat Origen, they get two meals each...

Our two also eat Origen, they get two meals each of about 1/6 of a cup. One poops before each meal, the other after. We feed around the same time more or less each day, so I think its just...
Forum: Tech talk July 20th, 2007, 09:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,892
Posted By PetFriendly
Ahh, but now that you've found the card, you can...

Ahh, but now that you've found the card, you can get another one to have more capacity.
Try sending a few without doing anything to them. I;ve sent them online to the PhotoLab, but found it just as...
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants July 16th, 2007, 08:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 823
Posted By PetFriendly
I never offered my opinion on whether or not you...

I never offered my opinion on whether or not you should do it, but I was secretly vying for the yes side... It looks great! Depending on your furniture, the joiners look fine in grey. If you want to...
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants July 15th, 2007, 08:56 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 6,390
Posted By PetFriendly
I've got over 10,000 pictures on this computer......

I've got over 10,000 pictures on this computer... And very few of them are of me! The first is me on the patio of the villa we stayed at in Cuba in January '06. The second is Charley and I... No...
Forum: Breed characteristics and traits July 13th, 2007, 10:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,342
Posted By PetFriendly
From what I've read, I think he may be a bit on...

From what I've read, I think he may be a bit on the small side, 13 lbs isn't much for a ragdoll. When I was a toddler, my parents got a similar looking kitten from a neighbouring barn... He grew up...
Forum: Breed bans - BSL - Pit Bull bans July 13th, 2007, 10:01 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,436
Posted By PetFriendly
I'm in, I'll vote all week-end... My bf will as...

I'm in, I'll vote all week-end... My bf will as well, or at least he will on paper :thumbs up
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior July 13th, 2007, 09:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 623
Posted By PetFriendly
How much exercise is the dog getting? I know one...

How much exercise is the dog getting? I know one of our cats will 'get the game on' with the dogs, and they will really chase her around if they haven't been out walking and playing yet.

I know...
Forum: Dog food forum July 13th, 2007, 09:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,253
Posted By PetFriendly
I'm a new fan of Origen myself. Both our dogs...

I'm a new fan of Origen myself. Both our dogs love it, and one is particularly hard to please. And given the quality of the ingredients, its less expensive than other brands plus its better quality....
Forum: Cat food forum July 12th, 2007, 06:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 802
Posted By PetFriendly
I think I would leave the carbs out too, unless...

I think I would leave the carbs out too, unless they came from some sort of fruit or veggie... You might want to try sweet potato, apples, pears? That is a carb their bodies are designed/have evolved...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior July 12th, 2007, 06:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,344
Posted By PetFriendly
I agree with your hmmm... Its not really as easy...

I agree with your hmmm... Its not really as easy as that with all dogs. Some pups have never been in a confined space and need to be taught they will be safe there. To them, safe is wide open spaces...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior July 11th, 2007, 09:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 623
Posted By PetFriendly
Has the dog gotten a chance to get close to the...

Has the dog gotten a chance to get close to the cat? She might just be curious. Once the novelty wears off, she'll leave it alone. Also, if you stop fussing about her fussing on the cat, it might...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! July 10th, 2007, 05:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 11,296
Posted By PetFriendly
I'm not sure shedding would be attributed to...

I'm not sure shedding would be attributed to allergies so much as nutrition that isn't quite right. I'm diabetic and if my sugars fluctuate too much for a too long, my hair starts to fall out.. Its...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior July 10th, 2007, 05:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,154
Posted By PetFriendly
Before having fun time at the park, practice...

Before having fun time at the park, practice everything you learned at obedience, do it command at least 5 times, and mix them up so they aren't in a predictable order. Make you sure praise lots each...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior July 9th, 2007, 06:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,154
Posted By PetFriendly
Two things... The first is start thinking of a...

Two things... The first is start thinking of a new recall word... The second, once you've figured out your new word, don't use it EVER unless you know for sure the dog is going to come to you. Lots...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior July 8th, 2007, 09:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 722
Posted By PetFriendly
I had considered checking the trash around the...

I had considered checking the trash around the neighbourhood for a tent, you know the newer tents with the poles that fold up and are linked with elastic? I figured I could use three of the pieces...
Forum: Dog food forum July 8th, 2007, 09:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 847
Posted By PetFriendly
Oops, should have been more clear. I keep the...

Oops, should have been more clear. I keep the open bags close at hand. I actually pay extra and buy the smaller bags, because at less than 3/4 combined per day, the two dogs don't finish a bog off...
Forum: Dog food forum July 8th, 2007, 04:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 847
Posted By PetFriendly
Origen - We have a winner!

The little yorkie likes the Adult Origen formula (charley eats anything so he wasn't really a concern, but he does love it) ! Woohoo! I had bought a little bag on Friday to test it out, and he was...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! July 8th, 2007, 03:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 11,296
Posted By PetFriendly
You can't get cancer in parts you don't have......

You can't get cancer in parts you don't have... :D

But yes, I'd say going into heat may have caused the sudden increase in shedding. Depending on her age though, it might also be a result of...
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