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Forum: Dog training - dog behavior July 2nd, 2009, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By ShiroPower
The previous owners did have a dog (a vicious...

The previous owners did have a dog (a vicious pomeranian, don't get me started on that!) but they ripped up the carpet so the finished part of the basement is laminate. But if the dog peed on that...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior July 2nd, 2009, 03:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 722
Posted By ShiroPower
It's half-finished and half-storage/ laundry. We...

It's half-finished and half-storage/ laundry. We use it occasionally (when i'm in the mood to watch TV) and since we don't have A/C now that summer is here the basement is the only cool room, so...
Forum: Feeding raw food to dogs & cats - B.A.R.F - RMB - Homecooked diet July 2nd, 2009, 02:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 898
Posted By ShiroPower
Vinegar? Really?? How did I not know this? ...

Vinegar? Really??

How did I not know this?

<does some google searches>


Thank you! Easy and cheap.
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior July 2nd, 2009, 02:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 722
Posted By ShiroPower
Basement "bathroom"

Our 1 year old dog (lab/ great pyrnees mix) has this little issue with our basement. He's been fully house trained, then when we moved to this house he decided that our basement is just as good as...
Forum: Feeding raw food to dogs & cats - B.A.R.F - RMB - Homecooked diet July 2nd, 2009, 01:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 898
Posted By ShiroPower
Natural cleaners?

My dog is raw fed and I admit to being... um... lazy when it comes to clean up after he eats. I've been washing the floor after he eats with soapy water with some bleach in it to kill the buggies.
...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior March 10th, 2009, 06:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,648
Posted By ShiroPower
My baby is 3 months 1 week- growing so fast! Some...

My baby is 3 months 1 week- growing so fast! Some days its hard to believe she's the same baby.

And thank you. There are days where it seems like entirely too much work but i wouldn't have it any...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior March 10th, 2009, 05:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,648
Posted By ShiroPower
Oh, don't worry! A 3 month old, a poorly behaved...

Oh, don't worry! A 3 month old, a poorly behaved big puppy, and a new dog- that's just what I don't need right now! I'd prefer to wait until we have a bigger yard and the baby is a bit older at the...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior March 10th, 2009, 05:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,648
Posted By ShiroPower
We did discover an area used as an off-leash park...

We did discover an area used as an off-leash park (it's actually a school yard, but other people use it for off-leash) and have made a couple of doggy friends, but with the freeze/thaw weather DH...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior March 10th, 2009, 03:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,648
Posted By ShiroPower
Walk help- anything else I can try?

I've posted here a couple of times (only when I need help- I admit it, I'm using you!) and I'm at the point where I need help/encouragement again.

My dog is a 95 lb 1 yr old lab/ great pyrenees...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs January 5th, 2009, 08:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,036
Posted By ShiroPower
not sure what happened with sizing there, whoops....

not sure what happened with sizing there, whoops.

This is a new computer so all my best pictures of Shiro are on the old (and disassembled) computer in the basement, hopefully soon to be...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs January 5th, 2009, 08:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,036
Posted By ShiroPower
Some pictures, hopefully, if I'm doing this...

Some pictures, hopefully, if I'm doing this right....

He IS fully supervised at all times with the baby- and the baby is crying in the one picture because she's tired of being in pictures. I got...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs January 5th, 2009, 08:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,036
Posted By ShiroPower
I'm working on pictures now (but uploading pics...

I'm working on pictures now (but uploading pics here is irritating, so I'm doing it in stages so I don't get frustrated, ha)

Our dog is not a rescue, unfortunately, so discounts aren't an option....
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs January 2nd, 2009, 07:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,036
Posted By ShiroPower
It's true, he's a great dog but he definitely...

It's true, he's a great dog but he definitely sends me around the bend sometimes.

And I guess i post in other forums where I don't actually know anything... I guess I could start here, too! (I...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs January 2nd, 2009, 04:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,036
Posted By ShiroPower
Thanks, Chico! I've actually been lurking for...

Thanks, Chico!
I've actually been lurking for a LONG time (a year or so, maybe even more?) and posted once or twice about raw feeding, but am definitely not active- I don't have a lot of valuable...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs January 2nd, 2009, 03:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,036
Posted By ShiroPower
I'm going to do my best to implement the...

I'm going to do my best to implement the suggestions... I love the doggy daycare one, lol! I'll have to try to convince DH of that, even if he only goes really occasionally, a day without him would...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs January 2nd, 2009, 12:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,036
Posted By ShiroPower
I haven't tried freezing the Kong- he can lick...

I haven't tried freezing the Kong- he can lick out unfrozen anything in record time, I'll have to try freezing them. The ball described sounds a lot like his busterball, which he just drops down the...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs January 2nd, 2009, 12:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,036
Posted By ShiroPower
nope, we moved here a few months ago and haven't...

nope, we moved here a few months ago and haven't met anyone yet- well, not anyone who doesn't work anyway.
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs January 2nd, 2009, 11:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,036
Posted By ShiroPower
I'm going insane

I need to find something to keep my dog entertained. We have 9 month old lab/ great pyrenees cross who- despite a 45 min walk in the morning and a 30 min run in the evening- is bored to tears and has...
Forum: Feeding raw food to dogs & cats - B.A.R.F - RMB - Homecooked diet November 7th, 2008, 03:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 997
Posted By ShiroPower
Oh boy. Now I'm really looking forward to...

Oh boy. Now I'm really looking forward to tripe... haha. Okay, I'll try that first (freezing and then cut into small pieces and mixing with catfood didn't do it- but the cat liked it! Odd for him,...
Forum: Feeding raw food to dogs & cats - B.A.R.F - RMB - Homecooked diet November 6th, 2008, 07:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 997
Posted By ShiroPower
I've tried cutting it into tiny pieces and mixing...

I've tried cutting it into tiny pieces and mixing it with food he really likes, and he won't go near it. He can smell the organ bits mixed in and he won't touch it. I've tried larger pieces of frozen...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior November 6th, 2008, 04:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 685
Posted By ShiroPower
I was thinking he was bored, but he has SO MANY...

I was thinking he was bored, but he has SO MANY toys! We've tried taking the item away calmly and then giving him one of his own toys, but he just looks at us like we're crazy and lunges for the item...
Forum: Feeding raw food to dogs & cats - B.A.R.F - RMB - Homecooked diet November 4th, 2008, 04:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 997
Posted By ShiroPower
Awesome, thanks. I kept thinking- if we are...

Awesome, thanks. I kept thinking- if we are screwing this up, he should look unhealthy. But he looks really good!

I do try him on new stuff all the time, when I can get it cheap enough. A lot of...
Forum: Feeding raw food to dogs & cats - B.A.R.F - RMB - Homecooked diet November 4th, 2008, 04:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 997
Posted By ShiroPower
I've tried him on yogurt and it normally helps...

I've tried him on yogurt and it normally helps his stomach problems. I forgot about the pumpkin, but I've heard good stuff about it.

He's not getting cat food now, it was just an attempt to get...
Forum: Feeding raw food to dogs & cats - B.A.R.F - RMB - Homecooked diet November 4th, 2008, 04:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 997
Posted By ShiroPower
the only offal he's getting is a chunk of dried...

the only offal he's getting is a chunk of dried beef or lamb lung - usually about the size of the palm of my hand, and about as thick as my hand, twice a day. Any more and he gets the runs.
Forum: Feeding raw food to dogs & cats - B.A.R.F - RMB - Homecooked diet November 4th, 2008, 04:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 997
Posted By ShiroPower
I'm not really considering kibble at all- he was...

I'm not really considering kibble at all- he was on that because once we moved he couldn't seem to handle the raw (just stress related stomach problems, I'm sure) and he did so poorly on it that now...
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