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Forum: Dog training - dog behavior April 10th, 2011, 10:30 PM
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Posted By 2ndchance
Doggie School Update

It has been 4 classes now at doggie school for Chloe. Off to a rocky start and I spent twice as much money fixing my shoulder as obedience class cost so my sister took her the 2nd week. She came...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior March 25th, 2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 893
Posted By 2ndchance
I only have experience with dogs and horses and...

I only have experience with dogs and horses and I'm sure as you pointed out have many shortcomings in my techniques as well, every animal teachs me something about myself. Since my horses are...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior March 22nd, 2011, 08:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 893
Posted By 2ndchance
Thanks SamIam. There is a smaller black dog that...

Thanks SamIam. There is a smaller black dog that is so timid it barks at everything...nobody can get within 10' of it and it barks loudly - makes it hard to hear the trainer. I came home thankful I...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior March 22nd, 2011, 06:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 893
Posted By 2ndchance
I don't really have a problem with not using...

I don't really have a problem with not using treats for training. Working with horses using treats can cause more problems then it is worth and I know of some people who have paid the price by...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior March 20th, 2011, 09:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 893
Posted By 2ndchance
First Obedience Class with my dog.

I've had Chloe for 3 months now. She is a great dog, learns quickly and is doing well in every way but one. She is terrible on leash around other dogs and since I live in the country we don't see...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior March 7th, 2011, 09:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 770
Posted By 2ndchance
That's exactly her on the fetch game. She would...

That's exactly her on the fetch game. She would rather throw her stick herself and after the 2nd or 3rd time with any game or trick she loses interest. I always carry treats in my pocket to...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior March 7th, 2011, 06:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 770
Posted By 2ndchance
Chloe

Thank you for the reponse, it is nice to have some who knows Ridgebacks. I tried the long line leash and she was awful. She was going to chew it to pieces in about 5 minutes or if I was trying to...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior March 6th, 2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 770
Posted By 2ndchance
New Dog - 2 1/2 month later

Just thought I would post an update on Chloe. I'm pretty certain she is a ridgeback (ridgeless though) as she has all the characteristics of one. She is very devoted and wants to be with me all the...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior December 29th, 2010, 03:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 878
Posted By 2ndchance
Update

Well we survived Christmas and people coming and going. We discovered she is much worse when I hang on to her and answer the door then if someone else holds her (making her sit) and I happily greet...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior December 20th, 2010, 09:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 878
Posted By 2ndchance
Chloe

I have 2 cats and they were raised as kittens with my old shepard/border collie cross so they are used to dogs. I think if they would just give her a slap on the nose that would be the end of it but...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior December 20th, 2010, 03:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 878
Posted By 2ndchance
Wondering now....

I've had several people tell me this dog looks like a rhodesian ridgeback so now I'm wondering if that might be the cross with a lab as she doesn't have the brown ridge of hair down her back but her...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior December 19th, 2010, 05:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 878
Posted By 2ndchance
Picture Upload

Hopefully I did this right. This is the picture of Chloe taken yesterday when I brought her home. She is supposed to be Chesapeake Bay/Yellow Lab, 18 months old.
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior December 19th, 2010, 02:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 878
Posted By 2ndchance
New Dog

Hi I'm new to this forum, seems like there is some good advice here. I just brought home a young (18 months) dog yesterday the owners were re-homing as they did not want to keep 2 dogs. She was...
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