Go Back   Pet forum for dogs cats and humans - Pets.ca > Discussion Groups - mainly cats and dogs > General Forum for cats and dogs

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old July 11th, 2005, 11:05 PM
katy82's Avatar
katy82 katy82 is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: London, Ontario
Posts: 210
Moving

I had a question in regards to moving and couldn't seem to find an old thread on it even though I'm pretty sure there is one! So can anybody please direct me to a older thread or just answer some questions for me.

My fiance and I bought a house with a fenced backyard and we move in at the end of the month (YEAH!! ). My question is how to get my dog Phil used to the new place. Are dogs really affected by moving alot? As well we currently live in an apartment so Phil is not used to being able to be by herself outside. Whenever we visit someones house with a backyard and try to leave her out there for any period of time. She gets herself really worked up and barks and cries and in general gets very upset. What is the best way to get her accustomed to being outside by herself (not like we'd leave her outside for long periods of time!).

I'm not as worried about my cats as we've moved with them before and they have always adjusted quite quickly.

On a side note she also gets very upset if my fiance and I are somewhere besides the apartment and if we even leave her in a room with someone else for a minute she goes crazy barking and crying for at least 5 minutes. I guess she's just really attached but does anyone have any ideas how to work on this?

As always thanks for the help and advice!
__________________
Rocky - 3 year old gray cat
Phil - 2 year old American Eskimo
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old July 11th, 2005, 11:14 PM
mafiaprincess's Avatar
mafiaprincess mafiaprincess is offline
Performance Spaniels
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Whitby, ON
Posts: 2,395
I can't help.. but I can sympathize.. I lived in an apartment till cider was about 7 months old. I'm in a house with a backyard and she doesn't even want to potty alone outside let alone chill for a few minutes alone, and I've been working on it for three months.

Mine is also a velcro dog. Has to be with you or cries and barks. I have gotten suggestions on velcro dogs in the past, but slowly trying to get her to adapt doesn't work as well as I think it should. I can't even go potty myself without her spazzing..

Just wanted to say I know what it is like..
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Forum Terms of Use

  • All Bulletin Board Posts are for personal/non-commercial use only.
  • Self-promotion and/or promotion in general is prohibited.
  • Debate is healthy but profane and deliberately rude posts will be deleted.
  • Posters not following the rules will be banned at the Admins' discretion.
  • Read the Full Forum Rules

Forum Details

  • Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
    Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
    vBulletin Optimisation by vB Optimise (Reduced on this page: MySQL 0%).
  • All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:56 AM.