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  • Posted 09/29/2012 09:51:02 EDT

    In response to pinkkittie27's comment: it's a big deal because it's a deterrent to adoption, and many of these dogs need homes. if people talked about the prey drive in greyhounds the way they talk ab more »

  • Posted 04/23/2012 07:38:37 EDT

    I don't buckle him up so to speak, but he does go in secured crate in the back of my SUV.  We do this for several reasons, he's very distracting if he's not in the crate because he's either sniffing m more »

  • Forum Post: Who to call?

    Posted 10/27/2011 01:48:54 EDT

    I laughed out loud, I would never trap a strange animal (especially one that is growling at me) in the back of my car!  My first thought was it would tear my seats and/or go to the bathroom all over t more »

  • Posted 08/25/2011 09:23:45 EDT

    This is heart-wrenching.  Proves what a bond they had.  Makes me so sad that Hawkeye is grieving too.  How loyal he is, like all dogs.  I thought of my dog too, like you did Kar.  I could look at that more »

  • Posted 08/18/2011 09:45:10 EDT

    My Mac goes crazy over hardboiled eggs.  I can't even peel the shell off without him running and sliding into me  -  he'll sit down maybe an inch away from me and he won't take his eyes off me (he kno more »

  • Forum Post: Antlerz

    Posted 08/09/2011 10:20:32 EDT

    doesn't freezing them kill any bacteria?  I don't know much about them, but thought I read somewhere to freeze antlers and marrow bones to kill bacteria??  more »

  • Posted 08/03/2011 09:45:42 EDT

    I removed my dog from his previous doggy daycare because he could get out of the fenced in pen area - if they want out, they will find a way.  He's now in a safer daycare.  :) In Response to Re: Regar more »

  • Posted 08/02/2011 10:06:10 EDT

    We had some encouraging progress tonight.  We had his dog 'cousin' over tonight who he absolutely adores and we  stood on the other side of the flags (we had someone loosely holding his leash in case more »

  • Posted 08/02/2011 09:31:24 EDT

    Thanks...also good to know. I didn't think to check that out.  Hopefully we won't have to go that route because a real fence is so out of our budget right now!  In Response to Re: Regarding electronic more »

  • Posted 08/02/2011 09:29:37 EDT

    Oh really??  That is good to know!!  I am SO protective of my pup and was not sure if he'd get over it.  He seems to be slowly but surely getting over it.  The good thing is he is fully aware of what more »

  • Posted 08/01/2011 12:46:07 EDT

    I'm not sure if it beeps or vibrates.  We don't hear a beeping so I assume it just vibrates. I keep meaning to ask the trainer.  We had a 'relapse' over the weekend where he got zapped and was afraid more »

  • Posted 07/29/2011 10:19:06 EDT

    thanks Kar...been so busy with house stuff and yard work lately.  Yes, so far so good with the e-fence.  He's been zapped about 3-4 times and he seems to get it already.  We are keeping up with the tr more »

  • Posted 07/29/2011 02:26:55 EDT

    Some people are not lucky enough to be able to afford fencing, it is extremely expensive. We just got some quotes for our backyard, which is not huge and the lowest price was $7,500 - just not in our more »

  • Posted 07/19/2011 02:58:27 EDT

    I couldn't agree more to this.  My dog knows "leave it" and although sometimes we have to say it a second time to him (and a little louder) if he's investigating something really intriguing ..he will more »

  • Forum Post: Fish OIl

    Posted 06/18/2011 09:06:53 EDT

    OH thanks...Mac is always up for a trip to Petco!  His favorite place!! In Response to Re: Fish OIl:           more »

  • Forum Post: Fish OIl

    Posted 06/18/2011 09:04:00 EDT

    Thanks Ruth - I think I might try them...seems to be the consensus!! In Response to Re: Fish OIl: We give our puppy a dose of omega 3-6-9 (different brand then the one Kargiver mentioned, but same dos more »

  • Forum Post: Fish OIl

    Posted 06/18/2011 09:02:17 EDT

    thanks for the info...very helpful.  My pup is 75 lbs too, so that would be a lot of tablets!  He has food AND seasonal allergies...poor guy. :(  We just started him on Wellness Super 5 mix food and i more »

  • Forum Post: Fish OIl

    Posted 06/17/2011 03:38:46 EDT

    Excellent! thanks!  (we definitely don't want fish breath so that is a plus!) In Response to Re: Fish OIl: I use this & love the results AND that it doesn't give her fish breath. http://www.springtime more »

  • Forum Post: Fish OIl

    Posted 06/16/2011 04:09:16 EDT

    Oh, I have heard good things about those tablets, thanks! In Response to Re: Fish OIl: I use Brewers Dried Yeast/ Garlic tablets from Petco,  It has omega 3,6&9 Fatty Acids,   I am pleased with this p more »

  • Forum Post: Fish OIl

    Posted 06/16/2011 03:42:07 EDT

    Does anyone give their dog fish oil as a supplement?  My dog has allergies and our vet recommended using it as a supplement to his food (he's not allergic to fish).  I am just wondering if anyone has more »

  • Forum Post: Vaccinations

    Posted 03/01/2011 10:06:21 EST

    I'm curious to see their response on this as well.  I'd love an alternative means for tick/flea control, you said you use Brewers yeast/garlic tablets...but that confuses me because I thought garlic w more »

  • Forum Post: Durable dog toys

    Posted 02/23/2011 10:49:54 EST

    My dog is a very strong chewer.  We have had great luck with the Nylabone "for Powerful Chewers" (it says that right on the package).  I know one post says not to give them to your dog, but honestly, more »

  • Forum Post: Help with chewing

    Posted 12/23/2010 09:13:28 EST

    we had the same problem with our puppy, he chewed all the blankets and towels we put in his crate.  We ended up getting him a Kuranda bed ( that is indestructible, it fits in standard more »