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Forum: Dog training - dog behavior January 25th, 2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By doggirl
I should add too that I know dog behaviour and...

I should add too that I know dog behaviour and body language, and I KNOW that a lot of these dogs, on top of what I said above, are also subject to anger and harsh punishment if not abuse by the...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior January 25th, 2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 565
Posted By doggirl
Wow. Not sure where to start. Please don't...

Wow. Not sure where to start.

Please don't take this personally, but you are making a lot of mistakes. Reading your post, I'm not sure how you managed to housetrain dogs prior. I'd say you got...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior January 25th, 2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 572
Posted By doggirl
Can you give some more background? Details on...

Can you give some more background? Details on the dog and this problem?
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior January 25th, 2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 721
Posted By doggirl
:loser: Great post

:loser: Great post
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior January 24th, 2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 705
Posted By doggirl
There is no way any behaviourist or trainer can...

There is no way any behaviourist or trainer can probably diagnose what's going on with your dog from 8 sentences on a forum.

I like to stick to data when getting info from a client. A lot of...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior January 24th, 2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 565
Posted By doggirl
Yes, coyotes pick off dogs and cats like flies. ...

Yes, coyotes pick off dogs and cats like flies. I did landscaping in the country and will never forget this couple who was so happy they finally got to buy their two elderly hounds the country...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior January 24th, 2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 565
Posted By doggirl
I'm echoing Mirela here. Housetraining is very...

I'm echoing Mirela here. Housetraining is very simple if you follow a few rules without exception:

- crate train the dog, and use it.
- bring the puppy out frequently to void.
- bring them to a...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior January 24th, 2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 731
Posted By doggirl
Congratulations on your new addition. It's great...

Congratulations on your new addition. It's great that you're doing research...unfortunately you've ended up with the wrong mentors.

Switch Cesar Millan, the Monks of New Skete and Jan Fennel with...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior January 24th, 2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,085
Posted By doggirl
First, this is not a straightforward situation...

First, this is not a straightforward situation and nobody, not even an animal behaviourist, can diagnose or even assess this situation from these posts on a forum.

There is a very significant...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior January 24th, 2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 655
Posted By doggirl
Two females are highest risk as far as pairings...

Two females are highest risk as far as pairings go.

Very risky to feed them together and definitely to let them get their faces in the same bowl. They should be fed separately - as in in...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior January 23rd, 2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,193
Posted By doggirl
@ripped - "I used the methods taught by the...

@ripped -

"I used the methods taught by the behavourist without any success."

"In less than a week of using corrections my dog no longer lunged and barked at people"

"I don't believe that...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! July 26th, 2006, 11:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,074
Posted By doggirl
The problem with ringworm is that it can infect...

The problem with ringworm is that it can infect the environment. You can treat the cats, but you have to treat anywhere they've been too. It's a BIG hassle. Some will say anything you can't...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! July 11th, 2006, 11:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,239
Posted By doggirl
Why do you assume that people who asked questions...

Why do you assume that people who asked questions about the skunk are from the city?
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior July 5th, 2006, 01:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,287
Posted By doggirl
Does a 100% recall exist? I don't think so. ...

Does a 100% recall exist? I don't think so. There will always be a distraction greater than the biggest one you've experienced. 99.5% maybe, but I don't believe a 100% recall exists.
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! July 3rd, 2006, 01:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 668
Posted By doggirl
For FeLV and FIV? I wouldn't count on...

For FeLV and FIV? I wouldn't count on vaccination. Vaccination is not a cure-all, they don't come without negatives. Vaccinating reduces the risk but is no guarantee; vaccinated cats still get...
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants July 3rd, 2006, 01:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 806
Posted By doggirl
Exactly. It's never wise to count on there not...

Exactly. It's never wise to count on there not being witnesses, especially if you know the allegation is true. Better to mount a defense than denial. If you're counting on no witnesses and one...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior July 3rd, 2006, 12:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,287
Posted By doggirl
Yes - some dogs are not offlead material. You...

Yes - some dogs are not offlead material. You can train a recall with most dogs to some level, but some just are never going to be reliable. Dogs that keep running away are ones that are definitely...
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants July 2nd, 2006, 05:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 806
Posted By doggirl
And discrimination. Great idea.

And discrimination. Great idea.
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! July 2nd, 2006, 05:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 668
Posted By doggirl
PS - Both FIV and FeLV are diseases which are...

PS - Both FIV and FeLV are diseases which are normally spread via deep muscle bites from an infected cat. Thus an indoor cat under normal circumstances is virtually at 0% risk, but outdoor cats have...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! July 2nd, 2006, 05:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 668
Posted By doggirl
Just some food for thought Siberian - outdoor...

Just some food for thought Siberian - outdoor cats can be converted to indoors...yes his abscess may heal, but FIV and Feline Leukemia are viral diseases which run rampant in outdoor cat populations....
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! June 30th, 2006, 01:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 837
Posted By doggirl
Whereabouts are you?

Whereabouts are you?
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! June 30th, 2006, 12:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 743
Posted By doggirl
You did the right thing!! Too many people think...

You did the right thing!! Too many people think that someone or something else will take care of things. You did it, and it sounds like without you this kitten would've been in serious trouble.
...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! June 29th, 2006, 09:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,852
Posted By doggirl
Just curious, has the dam finished or shown at...

Just curious, has the dam finished or shown at all? Are you under contract with the breeder to breed this dog and pass proceeds/puppies on to her? Just curious as you mentioned a few times that the...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! June 29th, 2006, 09:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 827
Posted By doggirl
I guess we're all entitled to our opinions...I...

I guess we're all entitled to our opinions...I don't agree with the anti-Hill's sentiment. These are prescription diets. If it was that poor a food, how are virtually all vets being so badly...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! June 29th, 2006, 09:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 837
Posted By doggirl
There are shelters that will subsidize vet care...

There are shelters that will subsidize vet care BUT they are far and few between (basically, shelters with loads of money).

It's cheaper to get an exam than a euthanasia.

Sorry but I agree with...
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