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Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs June 27th, 2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By R. Bear
No, he was not on the anti-nausea or anything...

No, he was not on the anti-nausea or anything else. I ended up blocking his access to under the bed and so far so good. I think he got to the point where now that he had started he couldn't stop...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs June 18th, 2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 463
Posted By R. Bear
Thank you all for your input. Sam has been...

Thank you all for your input. Sam has been getting better; Monday there was just a little boxspring stuff torn out left under the bed and Tuesday he did nothing. I have been using some lavender oil...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs June 15th, 2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 463
Posted By R. Bear
I have a very hard time believing this dog is...

I have a very hard time believing this dog is bored however Mr. Marko at this point all possibilities must be considered. He does get a 25 min walk before I go to work each morning which is the...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs June 15th, 2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 463
Posted By R. Bear
Forgot to include this bit in my post: He had...

Forgot to include this bit in my post: He had just finished a week of antibiotics following a bout of diarrhea caused by him eating something rotten. The behaviour started literally the day after...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs June 14th, 2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 463
Posted By R. Bear
Anxiety in Older Dog - Min Pin

Hello all,

I'd like to know if any of you out there have ever had a similar issue. Here's the story:

Sammy is my 10 year old Miniature Pinscher who I adopted 2 1/2 years ago from a rescue. He...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs June 29th, 2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 502
Posted By R. Bear
Thanks for the advice. I am tying him to a tree...

Thanks for the advice. I am tying him to a tree while we brush the furry dogs. He doesn't like it, but it's for his own good!!
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs June 22nd, 2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 502
Posted By R. Bear
Dog grabs and eats dog fur

My friend has a German Shepherd and I help brush all the shedding undercoat at this time of year. Problem is my 9 year old Min Pin will grab the clumps of hair that come off the comb and eat...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior April 17th, 2010, 08:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,511
Posted By R. Bear
Finding what will distract the dog and snap it...

Finding what will distract the dog and snap it out of the barking fit is very effective, also ongoing socialization will help. I found the Gentle Leader or Halti (nose harness) very effective in...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior February 7th, 2010, 07:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,555
Posted By R. Bear
Obedience classes are a great idea, and you...

Obedience classes are a great idea, and you should also have a strict exercise regimin for this very active breed. And as everyone else has recommended, no furniture for her! Everything this dog...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior January 9th, 2010, 08:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 711
Posted By R. Bear
Dogs that are tied up also tend to develop...

Dogs that are tied up also tend to develop aggression issues. Boundary training is great but a dog is a dog and all it takes is a squirrel to go running by and the dog is off! Go out with your dog...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior May 5th, 2009, 11:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 768
Posted By R. Bear
Exercise, Exercise and more exercise! Along with...

Exercise, Exercise and more exercise! Along with training and all the other things you are doing to help quell the anxiety, exercise is a crucial part of it all. From my experience I can say a...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior April 22nd, 2009, 11:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,768
Posted By R. Bear
I live in an apartment building too so I know...

I live in an apartment building too so I know what you are going through. As far a the phone ringing goes, I found the best way to keep the dog calm is to remain very matter-of-fact when it rings. ...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 7th, 2009, 11:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,983
Posted By R. Bear
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 7th, 2009, 07:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,983
Posted By R. Bear
Bioclav Prescription

Tyson recently punctured his paw while out on one of our adventures. The vet prescribed Bioclav (antibiotic) to help clear it up. My question is - it this medication best taken with or without...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior March 4th, 2009, 11:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 984
Posted By R. Bear
Congrats on being so dedicated to helping this...

Congrats on being so dedicated to helping this little dude. I hope he has a real happy life!!
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! February 28th, 2009, 10:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,807
Posted By R. Bear
As someone who has recently endured the loss of...

As someone who has recently endured the loss of my dog, I feel your pain. I am sorry for you and I hope you can get through this ok. I chose to cremate Guinness after I had to put her down last...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior February 28th, 2009, 10:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 774
Posted By R. Bear
On a rainy day we like to play hide-and-seek. ...

On a rainy day we like to play hide-and-seek. Put him in a down-stay while you hide somewhere in the house with his favourite toy (it helps if you have an assistant to help him hold his down-stay if...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior February 28th, 2009, 10:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 984
Posted By R. Bear
How is the little guy doing? Any improvements or...

How is the little guy doing? Any improvements or changes at all?
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior February 21st, 2009, 09:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 984
Posted By R. Bear
The good news for this pup is that you seem 100%...

The good news for this pup is that you seem 100% committed to help him. He is a lucky dog. With all you are doing for him - the medical care, training, patience, and love - he will eventually...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior February 21st, 2009, 05:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 984
Posted By R. Bear
I'm not an expert, but experience has taught me...

I'm not an expert, but experience has taught me that nothing gives a dog more confidence than a solid routine, firm boundaries, rules and regulations. You have to set a tight routine where he is...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior February 19th, 2009, 02:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,172
Posted By R. Bear
Give it at least 8 - 12 weeks. Even with a young...

Give it at least 8 - 12 weeks. Even with a young puppy it's hard for him to adjust. Don't give up.
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior January 21st, 2009, 06:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 702
Posted By R. Bear
Dominance

I can't remember where I saw it in this forum and I've searched to no avail, but there was a post or two about a dog putting it's paw on it's owner. Some people think this is a show of love or...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! January 17th, 2009, 10:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 748
Posted By R. Bear
Thanks so much! I'm just learning about boy dogs...

Thanks so much! I'm just learning about boy dogs I guess. Tyson is just fine and my heart rate has returned to normal!:D
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! January 17th, 2009, 01:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 748
Posted By R. Bear
Swelling in Male

Tyson is a 9 yr old Min Pin. He was just neutered 2 months ago prior to us adopting him. I noticed a swelling today on either side of his penis - I thought maybe he had a full bladder, or an...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior January 13th, 2009, 01:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 822
Posted By R. Bear
Yes - pushy. Good way to describe him. And you...

Yes - pushy. Good way to describe him. And you are absolutely right about the college level behaviour. I have established rules, limitations etc in the house with enormous success. In the house...
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