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Old May 10th, 2013, 09:58 PM
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How not to teach a dog to climb!!

This is absolutely disgusting and dragging a dog up a wall by it's collar in the name of 'urban agility' is totally unprofessional and cruel! Bayley loves to climb up rocks and stuff but she does it under her own power not by getting dragged!! There's another picture of them doing this with a Golden Retriever!! Far from a small dog with not much weight!
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Old May 11th, 2013, 11:32 AM
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WT?! The poor dog could choke to death, that is animal abuse!
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Old May 11th, 2013, 01:36 PM
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ya this is one of the things that you can expect to make your dog do if you take classes from a Brad Pattison taught person!!
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Old May 11th, 2013, 02:05 PM
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Nice way to cut off air supply when it's most needed, cause throat damage, instill fear in your dog and teach the human what NOT to do with their dog. My husband did some climbing with our dogs but they were wearing harnesses, like human climbers do. This ''trainer'' should be avoided like the plague.
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Old May 11th, 2013, 08:51 PM
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Where was this? did you take the picture?

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Old May 12th, 2013, 12:27 AM
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I think Calgary and no I didn't take it...I would've been too angry! There's absolutely no training/teaching going on here!
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Old May 13th, 2013, 10:21 AM
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Angry Wtf!!!

For the love of all our furry friends. I first would have climbed up and knocked one of those idiots to the ground. Secondly that poor dog is lucky to be alive. I am an activist when it comes to animal cruelty. The cops would have been phoned and as soon as they arrived I would prove to them what had been going on and then Animal Services would have been contacted actually they could not do anything, the Humane Society would indight these fools for sure.
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Old May 13th, 2013, 11:25 AM
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Unfortunately...shelters and places like that bring him in to 'help' with their dogs!! Last year the shelter up in Whitehorse brought him in. It's sad what being a 'celebrity' does to normal people's thought processes! They think well he's got a tv show and written a few poorly written books, he must be an expert and know what he's doing!!
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