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Forum: Wildlife - squrriels, raccoons, skunks, opossums, groundhogs, etc. July 28th, 2011, 02:02 PM
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Posted By bendyfoot
LOL, yeah, maggots are larvae too :p

LOL, yeah, maggots are larvae too :p
Forum: Wildlife - squrriels, raccoons, skunks, opossums, groundhogs, etc. July 28th, 2011, 01:55 PM
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Posted By bendyfoot
From what I read, the elm sawfly is one of the...

From what I read, the elm sawfly is one of the biggest in North America! The larvae get up to 2" long so yep, it's a doozy! They have a lot of hosts other than elm ("hosts include elm (Ulmus), maple...
Forum: Wildlife - squrriels, raccoons, skunks, opossums, groundhogs, etc. July 28th, 2011, 10:48 AM
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Posted By bendyfoot
LOL, "caterpillar" is just a fancy word for...

LOL, "caterpillar" is just a fancy word for "larva"...it's basically the same thing! :D
Forum: Wildlife - squrriels, raccoons, skunks, opossums, groundhogs, etc. July 28th, 2011, 08:27 AM
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Posted By bendyfoot
It's a sawfly! Not a real catterpillar at all,...

It's a sawfly! Not a real catterpillar at all, but a wasp larva! The shape of the head and the teeny eye are a pretty good indicator. You also said you found several? They tend to congregate in...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior October 15th, 2010, 07:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,689
Posted By bendyfoot
I think maybe I just know where she's coming...

I think maybe I just know where she's coming from. Sometimes I couldn't even stand to be in the same room as Gracie, even though I loved her tremendously. I would get THAT upset about her...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior October 15th, 2010, 06:43 PM
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Views: 2,689
Posted By bendyfoot
Of COURSE she was speaking negatively, she's...

Of COURSE she was speaking negatively, she's frustrated as heck, and she was venting. It doesn't mean her intentions aren't good and that she doesn't deserve support; that's probably why others...
Forum: Pet photography - Pet pictures October 15th, 2010, 05:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 944
Posted By bendyfoot
These two have been snuggling since Heidi was a...

These two have been snuggling since Heidi was a puppy (http://www.pets.ca/forum/showthread.php?t=56111&highlight=Jaida+heidi)...:lovestruck::lovestruck::lovestruck:
Forum: Pet photography - Pet pictures October 15th, 2010, 04:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 944
Posted By bendyfoot
Doesn't matter how many times I see this, it...

Doesn't matter how many times I see this, it always makes me :cloud9:. I sure do love my grrls :lovestruck:
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior October 15th, 2010, 11:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,689
Posted By bendyfoot
I don't know what the right type of...

I don't know what the right type of training/trainer is going to be right for your dog...I know lots of people here have very different and very excellent ideas about what the "right" type of...
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants October 15th, 2010, 11:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,095
Posted By bendyfoot
There are also inflatable collars that many dogs...

There are also inflatable collars that many dogs find more comfortable than the standard "cones". Most pet stores carry them these days. They're like water wings, but for the neck :D
Forum: Pet photography - Pet pictures October 15th, 2010, 09:36 AM
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Views: 944
Posted By bendyfoot
:laughing: That's cause I woke her up to take...

:laughing: That's cause I woke her up to take the pic :o
Forum: Pet photography - Pet pictures October 15th, 2010, 09:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 944
Posted By bendyfoot
Little sisters...

make the best pillows :cloud9::lovestruck::lovestruck::lovestruck:

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4089/5083384729_b86366751d.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/42532715@N06/5083384729/)
sisters...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior October 15th, 2010, 07:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,689
Posted By bendyfoot
You've done a ton of really good work with this...

You've done a ton of really good work with this dog. You HAVE to get your husband on board. The two of you need to go, together, to a trainer, to work on the leash pulling. You both need to have...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs October 15th, 2010, 07:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,459
Posted By bendyfoot
Ditto that here in Ottawa. Dogs very rarely, but...

Ditto that here in Ottawa. Dogs very rarely, but cats all the time. Our newest addition was adopted this way...at a pet store, but through the OHS.
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs October 13th, 2010, 01:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,459
Posted By bendyfoot
Some pet stores (including the PetSmarts in my...

Some pet stores (including the PetSmarts in my area-Ottawa) actually act as adoption centres for your local humane society. So the cats/dogs you see there are from a legitimate rescue organization...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior October 6th, 2010, 08:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,180
Posted By bendyfoot
1. Absolutely, positively, expecting too much too...

1. Absolutely, positively, expecting too much too soon. Our "best" pup was reliable at 6 months, our "not-so-best" was closer to 18 months before she was reliably housetrained. Breathe, and invest...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! October 6th, 2010, 06:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,632
Posted By bendyfoot
Many, many vets/clinics will offer housecalls. ...

Many, many vets/clinics will offer housecalls. There is usually an additional fee for the service, but they'll do it. I'd look in the yellowpages, and check out the ads for different clinics until...
Forum: Breed characteristics and traits October 5th, 2010, 05:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,336
Posted By bendyfoot
Around the first birthday is a pretty typical...

Around the first birthday is a pretty typical time for dogs to "test the waters" and challenge the authority of mature dogs in the household/pack, especially if they naturally have more dominant...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! October 5th, 2010, 10:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 901
Posted By bendyfoot
Did the vet do a urinalysis? That would have...

Did the vet do a urinalysis? That would have been one of the first things I'd expect them to do.
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs October 5th, 2010, 06:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 819
Posted By bendyfoot
Question Best type of brush to keep matts out of longhaired cat?

Hi guys,

I've never really had to groom Boo before; she's always taken good care of herself. But I think her arthritis has made it difficult to get the area of her chest/front armpits...I've been...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior October 4th, 2010, 06:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,248
Posted By bendyfoot
You've been given excellent advice. Don't be...

You've been given excellent advice. Don't be afraid to use that crate until she is reliable. Also, be sure the chew toys she has are good-quality...Nylabones for 'strong chewers" are a godsend in...
Forum: Breed characteristics and traits October 4th, 2010, 05:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,584
Posted By bendyfoot
Lab and...:laughing: in one picture I see...

Lab and...:laughing: in one picture I see Shepherd, and in another I see Great Dane. Do you have any of her standing, from the side?
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior October 1st, 2010, 07:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 913
Posted By bendyfoot
These were really interesting...it's neat to get...

These were really interesting...it's neat to get the theory/terminology behind what I've observed. Thanks for posting. :thumbs up
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs October 1st, 2010, 07:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,521
Posted By bendyfoot
I'm looking for the "like" button again, lol!...

I'm looking for the "like" button again, lol! :thumbs up
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants October 1st, 2010, 06:35 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 8,427
Posted By bendyfoot
Actually, after having been here for about 3...

Actually, after having been here for about 3 years...yes, I do. I think most people here (those who post anyways) are pro S/N...they may beleive in delayed S/N for various reasons (as I do), but I...
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