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Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs March 15th, 2016, 02:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 796
Posted By Geezer
I have always been in favour of doggy "Play...

I have always been in favour of doggy "Play Dates". If your Husky is good with other dogs and your neighbours are understanding people, it is a no-brainer IMHO. Have them drop by with their dogs from...
Forum: Dog food forum March 9th, 2016, 10:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,277
Posted By Geezer
You might try Ren's Pet Foods if you are in the...

You might try Ren's Pet Foods if you are in the Halton region. They always seem to have a large selection of Elk antlers.
Forum: Breed characteristics and traits February 29th, 2016, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 804
Posted By Geezer
Yet another: What breed is my dog? thread

A little while ago I placed a eulogy for Rosie the English Golden Retriever in the Rainbow Bridge column.

Now I have acquired a new dog from the "Tails of Greece" shelter in Toronto. He is...
Forum: Pets that have passed away - Rainbow bridge September 4th, 2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 985
Posted By Geezer
RIP Rosie

Geezer here - but without Rosie my English Golden Retriever who passed away today. Some here may remember when I took Rosie in as a battered and abused breeder dog with a missing left ear and various...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs January 2nd, 2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 564
Posted By Geezer
Where's Cesar?

I recently signed up for the National Geographic Channel so I could watch "Dog Whisperer" and now I see that it has been cancelled indefinitely. :mad:

I didn't see any announcement about the...
Forum: Pets that have passed away - Rainbow bridge January 2nd, 2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 939
Posted By Geezer
I have a fairly large rural lot so I bury my...

I have a fairly large rural lot so I bury my pooches and invite family and neighbours over to say some words over the grave. We generally have a "wake" which is very helpful for yours truly! It gives...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 15th, 2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,048
Posted By Geezer
Thanks for all the advice guys! I was probably...

Thanks for all the advice guys! I was probably thinking along the same lines as some of you. A few weeks ago I started her on a raw diet which she has been on now for close to a month. I can pick the...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 14th, 2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,048
Posted By Geezer
How much is too much $$$?

Some of you may remember a year ago when I told my story about adopting an abused English Golden Retriever named Rosie (Her picture is my avatar) who had been used for breeding in a puppy mill...
Forum: Dog food forum February 27th, 2011, 01:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,620
Posted By Geezer
I concur with the human supplement varieties. I...

I concur with the human supplement varieties. I use a Webber 1200 mg capsule every day for both my pooch and myself. Just open the capsule and sprinkle it on the dog's food. I did it with my late...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior February 27th, 2011, 01:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,561
Posted By Geezer
It has been about a month since I last reported...

It has been about a month since I last reported any news about "Poor Little Rosie" and I can now report that in many ways she is a completely different dog.

She still bears the scars of a brutal...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 28th, 2010, 11:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,160
Posted By Geezer
When it happens gradually, I call it "gaining...

When it happens gradually, I call it "gaining dignity."

However, when it happens fairly suddenly it is reason for concern. I would be looking for signs of a pain response. When a dog suddenly...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 28th, 2010, 11:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,295
Posted By Geezer
I remember when I had a fairly young Corgi who...

I remember when I had a fairly young Corgi who suddenly developed paralysis of the rear quarters and he was unable to get up or to remain standing when helped up. We discovered that he had eaten...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior December 21st, 2010, 05:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 952
Posted By Geezer
In my opinion (backed by experience with older...

In my opinion (backed by experience with older dogs) the old gal deserves respect. Nine is about when large dogs start to become less active. If she is forced to live with a rambunctious puppy, it...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior December 17th, 2010, 11:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 673
Posted By Geezer
Do you mean you want to stop your dog from going...

Do you mean you want to stop your dog from going to the bathroom in your house? I would presume the extra "not" was unintended.

Housebreaking a dog is one of the first tasks you want to pursue and...
Forum: Pet Stories - anecdotes - jokes December 10th, 2010, 04:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,394
Posted By Geezer
Indeed. My last dog used to break one each hour...

Indeed. My last dog used to break one each hour lying down on the floor beside the bed while I was attempting to sleep. Some of them were so acrid they would bring tears to the eyes! I solved it by...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior December 9th, 2010, 07:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,561
Posted By Geezer
No, she seems to be better at this than any other...

No, she seems to be better at this than any other dog I have ever had. She waits until her food is put down. Then I have to nod to her and say "OK" before she will come to eat. I carefully reached in...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior December 9th, 2010, 11:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,561
Posted By Geezer
A bit of a breakthrough today. Another dog (a...

A bit of a breakthrough today. Another dog (a Boxer) tried to take a rawhide strip from Rosie and in a move that I have never seen from her before, she growled and showed her teeth, forcing the other...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior December 6th, 2010, 03:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,340
Posted By Geezer
:laughing: This reminds me of my daughter's...

:laughing:

This reminds me of my daughter's cat that stayed with us for a year while my daughter stayed with us after her divorce.

She warned me that the cat hated males and would not come...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior December 6th, 2010, 12:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,561
Posted By Geezer
Silent Rosie

Hi again. I am back with a question about my rescued gem - an English Golden Retriever that was afraid of her own shadow a couple of weeks ago.

She is now getting very confident (cocky, in fact)....
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior December 3rd, 2010, 07:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,016
Posted By Geezer
I agree about the vet visit. The symptoms you...

I agree about the vet visit. The symptoms you mention can be a response to pain. However, if it is pain the symptoms should be present during the day as well. Is there someone around during the day...
Forum: Breed characteristics and traits December 2nd, 2010, 11:55 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 11,372
Posted By Geezer
1. Golden Retriever 2. Norwegian Elkhound 3....

1. Golden Retriever
2. Norwegian Elkhound
3. Bernese Mountain Dog
4. Sheltie
5. Beagle
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior November 28th, 2010, 11:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 807
Posted By Geezer
Hi, I am not sure what a GSD is (I am allergic to...

Hi, I am not sure what a GSD is (I am allergic to acronyms), but I sure know of a really good trainer south of you. If you want to drive a bit it is in Flamborough township on Brock Rd. just north of...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior November 27th, 2010, 02:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,418
Posted By Geezer
A few pics of Rosy. You will notice that I took...

A few pics of Rosy. You will notice that I took them from her left side which is the side she was attacked on. The ear flap, as you can see is missing and she had a few battle scars on her head and...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior November 27th, 2010, 02:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,418
Posted By Geezer
I am really grateful for all the responses to my...

I am really grateful for all the responses to my post.

I am using the suggestions about giving Rosy lots of space and time. She follows me around so it is easy to keep talking to her. I even read...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior November 25th, 2010, 04:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,418
Posted By Geezer
I know, I should not compare Rosy with Kelsey, my...

I know, I should not compare Rosy with Kelsey, my previous Golden (my present Avatar) who was just about perfect in every way. Kelsey was able to communicate clearly with her bark (usually just one...
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