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Forum: Dog training - dog behavior April 4th, 2009, 10:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 494
Posted By blaster1985
Barkbusters to the rescue!

After posting about using a shock collar on my dog, most of you were not supportive of my efforts and I understand your point of view. I am pleased to report that we have an appointment next weekend...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior April 4th, 2009, 05:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,754
Posted By blaster1985
I know many of you were not in agreement with my...

I know many of you were not in agreement with my use of a shock collar on my dog and I agree with you. I am pleased to say that I have a trainer coming over next Saturday to work with my dog;...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior March 26th, 2009, 02:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,754
Posted By blaster1985
Yes,it does emit a signal and again, I want to...

Yes,it does emit a signal and again, I want to stress that it took one instance for her to get it; it's not like she is being shocked every day all the time. She is manageable, where before she was...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior March 25th, 2009, 06:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,754
Posted By blaster1985
I agree that the collar was a drastic, albeit,...

I agree that the collar was a drastic, albeit, last resort. The situation was intolerable and we may have had to reconsider her future with us. I want to have a life that doesn't revolve around my...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior March 25th, 2009, 02:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,754
Posted By blaster1985
Buzz collar brings results

We had escalating barking issues with our Coonhound this past winter and were at our wits end in correcting them. She became increasingly aggressive in the yard and on walks, to the point where I had...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior January 19th, 2009, 01:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 435
Posted By blaster1985
She was limping and was ordered to rest...

She was limping and was ordered to rest completely; something that was very difficult with a high energy dog(blue tick coonhound). In the meantime, she became antisocial with other dogs and with...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior January 18th, 2009, 06:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 435
Posted By blaster1985
Good day at the dog park

After a 4 month break, we took our dog back to see if her behavior would habe improved and she was pretty good; better that expected. No signs of aggression, just happy to run and chase; she can't...
Forum: Pet photography - Pet pictures December 6th, 2008, 10:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 496
Posted By blaster1985
Check out this dog's face!

The charmed life of a Blue Tick Coonhound! The pic with my kids, was taken on the day we first brought her home.45015

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Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 25th, 2008, 07:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,074
Posted By blaster1985
limping dog

I have a 2 year old Coonhound that has been limping for about 1 1/2 months and like your dog, it doesn't prevent her from running or going up stairs or anything. We had her checked out by the vet in...
Forum: Pet photography - Pet pictures November 23rd, 2008, 04:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 626
Posted By blaster1985
Me and my dog Kyra

:ca:Here are a few pics of Kyra; she's doing much better!44581

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Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 18th, 2008, 04:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,666
Posted By blaster1985
back from the vet

Kyra had both her front legs and shoulder areas x-rayed today and we didn't really move the ball forward very much. Nothing was found to be out of order; a possible bone chip was discussed;...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 16th, 2008, 03:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,666
Posted By blaster1985
latest

I have to bring her in to the vet's on Mon. evening because, it's not possible for me to do so in the mornings. She'll stay overnight, and they will x-ray her leg on Tues. morning. She will either...
Forum: Pet photography - Pet pictures November 13th, 2008, 06:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 516
Posted By blaster1985
She's limping even more after almost a month; she...

She's limping even more after almost a month; she has been seen by the vet almost two weeks ago and has been on anti inflammatories. Going again this weekend, probably for an x ray. Will update.
Forum: Pet photography - Pet pictures November 13th, 2008, 11:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 516
Posted By blaster1985
pictures of Kyra

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44243She is a two year old Blue Tick Coonhound; a very high energy dog outside, but almost catlike inside.
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 13th, 2008, 08:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 767
Posted By blaster1985
pics

The pictures are on Facebook and I'm trying to send a link here, but it doesn't seem to be working. Am I doing something wrong?
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Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 11th, 2008, 08:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 767
Posted By blaster1985
pics

Sorry if these belong in another spot; I wanted to insert them in the original thread, but wasn't able to. If a moderator wishes to move them, that would be great.
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 11th, 2008, 07:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 767
Posted By blaster1985
pictures of my dog

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Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 11th, 2008, 12:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,666
Posted By blaster1985
xray

Not yet; will be seeing the vet Friday. She is still limping after 10 days of anti inflammatories and just to be clear, I put her on the chain in the yard only when she asks to go out, presumably to...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 6th, 2008, 10:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,666
Posted By blaster1985
You're probably correct with that; although, it's...

You're probably correct with that; although, it's strange that during the examination, she never reacted to all the prodding and bending the vet did.
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 5th, 2008, 04:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,666
Posted By blaster1985
I don't think so; what is that all about?:

I don't think so; what is that all about?:
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 5th, 2008, 02:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,666
Posted By blaster1985
slow to recover

After seriously restricting her movements and putting her on a daily anti inflammatory, I don't see any improvement. If anything, the limp is more pronounced. The vet performed a very thorough...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 1st, 2008, 02:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,666
Posted By blaster1985
dog is limping.

Our 2 year old Blue Tick Coonhound has been limping and the vet has prescribed complete rest for two weeks. No running, no walks, no stairs;basically on a chain in the yard. She will also get an anti...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior October 24th, 2008, 08:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,317
Posted By blaster1985
My wife has tried your idea of being in the yard...

My wife has tried your idea of being in the yard with the dog on a leash with some success. Even off leash in the yard, she is much better than when she is alone. The front of our fenced in property...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior October 24th, 2008, 12:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,317
Posted By blaster1985
coonhound

We are located about 30 minuted outside Montreal. I believe this dog is very intelligent and has not had the benefit of proper training. We adopted her from someone who had rescued her 10 months...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior October 22nd, 2008, 07:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,317
Posted By blaster1985
cesar

We enjoy his show daily; I get his definition of exercise, discipline and affection and that a dog that bites, sees himself as the pack leader and could also be frustrated and under exercised. I can...
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