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Forum: Dog training - dog behavior May 13th, 2013, 02:30 PM
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Posted By pdaddy
Thanks for the input, but I am pretty sure my vet...

Thanks for the input, but I am pretty sure my vet is not an idiot. Indeed, Pearl currently looks a lot like photos of lab/whippet crosses you can find by googling. She has a deep and narrow chest,...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior May 13th, 2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,208
Posted By pdaddy
I gave the "treat-retreat" thing a try, and it...

I gave the "treat-retreat" thing a try, and it did not seem to have the desired effect. She generally won't stay in the same room as me if no one else is there, so when we tried this my wife was...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior May 6th, 2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By pdaddy
It was my understanding that eye contact is...

It was my understanding that eye contact is threatening, and experience seems to bear that out. When I look at her she visibly tenses and will flee before I get within 6 feet. If I don't look at...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior May 6th, 2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,208
Posted By pdaddy
Thanks for the further responses. I am...

Thanks for the further responses. I am definitely tall (and have never smoked), but I always talk to her in a happy voice, I avoid eye contact, and generally try to make any exposure to me as...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior May 5th, 2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,208
Posted By pdaddy
The kids were big on "Pirates of the Caribbean",...

The kids were big on "Pirates of the Caribbean", and she was black, so they started called her "the Black Pearl". I joked that she had better not be cursed. So far I am not convinced that she isn't!
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior May 5th, 2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 21
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Posted By pdaddy
Thanks for the ideas. I could try hand feeding,...

Thanks for the ideas. I could try hand feeding, but she won't come close most of the time. Maybe food will entice her? As for odours, I mostly work in a normal office setting, so that should not...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior May 3rd, 2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,208
Posted By pdaddy
She is a black lab cross of unknown heritage. We...

She is a black lab cross of unknown heritage. We don't directly know the people we got her from, but they are friends of friends.
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior May 2nd, 2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,208
Posted By pdaddy
Frustrated by dog's behaviour.

Hi I am new here and looking for some advice on some weird behaviour from our new dog. Sorry if this is a bit long, but I don't understand her at all.

A bit of background: last October we got a...
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