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Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! February 23rd, 2011, 10:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,091
Posted By babysweet
You are right to be confused, Inthedoghouse. ...

You are right to be confused, Inthedoghouse.

Vets are kings of conflicting information! ;)

I have NEVER concerned myself with water in my dog's ears. When they are bathed, or when they go...
Forum: Dog food forum October 1st, 2010, 09:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,133
Posted By babysweet
Orijen and Acana new formulas releasing soon

Spent last weekend at the PIJAC show in Toronto and thought I would share what I found at the Champion booth for anyone who's interested.

Their new mix for Orijen is going to be 80/20/0, instead...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior December 9th, 2009, 04:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 784
Posted By babysweet
Thanks everyone, I'll be taking all your points...

Thanks everyone, I'll be taking all your points into consideration.

I do break up the fights (better referred to as squabbles at this point) when they start to cross the line into a fight.
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Forum: Dog training - dog behavior December 9th, 2009, 04:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,633
Posted By babysweet
We're going to have to agree to disagree. It is...

We're going to have to agree to disagree. It is my opinion that a few very black and white instructions beats several dozen weak corrections any day.

Before instilling the behaviour you want, you...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior December 9th, 2009, 12:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 784
Posted By babysweet
Question Is Three A Crowd... when they're all female?

So long ago I got a male Golden who taught me everything I know about dogs. Poor guy sat happily through even my most ridiculous mistakes, and still turned out pretty darn good. About three years...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior December 9th, 2009, 12:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,633
Posted By babysweet
I would recommend walking them one at a time at...

I would recommend walking them one at a time at first.

I would also recommend a prong collar. Save your breath, those of you who dislike the prong - I've been using them for 10 years, and in...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs December 9th, 2009, 12:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,600
Posted By babysweet
Where are you located? I have a dog named...

Where are you located? I have a dog named Benson, does well with polite children, not good with other dogs. He's an orange peke with a not too pushed in face. He would rather cuddle than walk,...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior March 3rd, 2009, 06:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 850
Posted By babysweet
I just want to point out that while the staff and...

I just want to point out that while the staff and I make every effort to ensure that she does NOT end up in a "stuck" situation, I cannot be everywhere at every moment. In addition, she does need to...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior March 2nd, 2009, 04:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 850
Posted By babysweet
Then I'm sure that most of your dogs score in the...

Then I'm sure that most of your dogs score in the "genius" to "above genius" range on the doggy IQ scale. ;)

Alas, as with many geniuses (and athletic geniuses to boot) their motives are not...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior March 2nd, 2009, 06:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 850
Posted By babysweet
Thanks Gail, that's pretty much how we're...

Thanks Gail, that's pretty much how we're handling it at this point.

I'm just perplexed at her discretion. There seems to be no rhyme or reason to her fears. Like I said, her very favourite...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior March 1st, 2009, 03:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 850
Posted By babysweet
Sudden Fear of certain men - fear period or something more serious?

My little cattle dog female who is not fourteen weeks old has been coming to work with me at a high end pet food store since she was seven weeks old. She's met approximately 2500 people in that...
Forum: Dog food forum February 17th, 2009, 07:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 964
Posted By babysweet
Orijen/Acana on WDJ 2009 list after all...

It turns out that Orijen and Acana both made the 2009 WDJ dry food list after all. A correction will be printed in the upcoming journal.

Not sure why it was left out... but the correction means a...
Forum: Pet photography - Pet pictures February 16th, 2009, 08:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 503
Posted By babysweet
Thanks! She's 12 weeks old and the star of the...

Thanks! She's 12 weeks old and the star of the show. :)

I take her to work with me every day, and we're constantly out walking the dogs and get approached by people who say Hey, do you work at...
Forum: Cat food forum February 16th, 2009, 07:41 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,673
Posted By babysweet
You will have to order it online, because it's a...

You will have to order it online, because it's a canada-only product at the moment, but give Oven Baked Tradition a try.

It's not the greatest (high carb content, low meat content) BUT because...
Forum: Pet photography - Pet pictures February 16th, 2009, 07:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 503
Posted By babysweet
Best Fable Pic EVER... a must see!!!

Ok, so I was trying to get a photo of her in mid yawn - and instead I got THIS:

The caption should read "AARGH! I'm the Pirate Fable!!" :laughing:

Just for comparison sake, there's a picture...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! February 14th, 2009, 04:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 654
Posted By babysweet
Occasionally two dogs housed closely together...

Occasionally two dogs housed closely together will get sympathy symptoms for one another. Of course, this may not be the case, but pay close attention to the second dog's diarrhea (I know, ick...)...
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants February 14th, 2009, 10:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 796
Posted By babysweet
In Milton you say! Ha ha! I can't go anywhere...

In Milton you say! Ha ha! I can't go anywhere with my Amazons... although they make quite a racket. They're not satisfied with mom's attention. They feel as if everyone in the room should be...
Forum: Dog food forum February 11th, 2009, 12:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,881
Posted By babysweet
:wall: Admittedly, I get a little frustrated...

:wall:

Admittedly, I get a little frustrated when these "experts" who have been in the field for 20+ years haven't changed their mantra a single iota.

New information is seeing the light EVERY...
Forum: Dog food forum February 11th, 2009, 12:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,881
Posted By babysweet
A hundred times I have poked holes in this study....

A hundred times I have poked holes in this study. For one, the small number of dogs in the sample. Secondly, their methods of evaluating "hyperactivity" and "territorial aggression" can be...
Forum: Dog food forum February 11th, 2009, 11:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,881
Posted By babysweet
Sorry, I have to disagree on a number of levels. ...

Sorry, I have to disagree on a number of levels. While its true that dogs are scavengers, what they can survive on and what they THRIVE on are two very different ideals.

As for a 10% protein...
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants February 9th, 2009, 06:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,767
Posted By babysweet
HappyCats - LOVE this quote. Going to use it in...

HappyCats - LOVE this quote. Going to use it in the future. :thumbs up
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants February 9th, 2009, 06:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,767
Posted By babysweet
Sorry, Molson - but writing Petfinder will get...

Sorry, Molson - but writing Petfinder will get you nowhere. We've been trying to get groups FAR worse than this one banned from Petfinder for YEARS with NATIONAL campaigns and nothing has happened. ...
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants February 9th, 2009, 05:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,767
Posted By babysweet
BenMax - call her yourself - believe me, it won't...

BenMax - call her yourself - believe me, it won't take you long, and it won't take more than a few carefully considered questions to realize that this person is the furthest thing from a rescue one...
Forum: Newspaper Articles of Interest (animal/pet related) from Around the World February 8th, 2009, 07:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,081
Posted By babysweet
Thank you for clarifying my previous post,...

Thank you for clarifying my previous post, celtic. :)

I too am very interested to hear first hand accounts of any dealings with this business - although I think what it comes down to are these...
Forum: Newspaper Articles of Interest (animal/pet related) from Around the World February 8th, 2009, 03:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,081
Posted By babysweet
As someone here recently posted, this price is in...

As someone here recently posted, this price is in line with what some of us already pay at higher end clinics for euthanasia/cremation/ash return depending on the size of the animal.

What really...
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