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  Topic: Raising a pup
Anne

Replies: 6
Views: 2814

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: 02/10/04, 11:26 am   Subject: Raising a pup
Hi Bizmark (and Kodi)-

To be clear, being single and working full time, and having a dog can certainly be done and done very well. It does take tremendous commitment, however. It sounds like you ...
  Topic: What's with the licking
Anne

Replies: 4
Views: 2357

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: 02/09/04, 12:07 pm   Subject: What's with the licking
Licking = upset tummy. Also could be a stress behavior but if it is happening in the car I'm guessing he is carsick.

Talk to your vet about using Dramamine. I also use slippery elm bark or pepper ...
  Topic: Raising a pup
Anne

Replies: 6
Views: 2814

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: 02/09/04, 12:01 pm   Subject: Raising a pup
Nine hours is a long time for a dog. Not to mention any errands, social engagements, activities etc. you have on top of that. (Perhaps a date now and again Wink

Your new puppy won't be able to hol ...
  Topic: Need Advice with Behavior Issues
Anne

Replies: 15
Views: 11387

PostForum: Companion Training   Posted: 02/09/04, 11:43 am   Subject: Need Advice with Behavior Issues
Hi There!
I'm tuning in late so bear with me.

1. If she is wetting on soft stuff that is often the sign of a urinary tract infection. Could also just be an attention getter. I would rule out ...
  Topic: pet shop wire
Anne

Replies: 2
Views: 1978

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: 12/19/03, 9:35 am   Subject: Breeder Heads Up
Hi Everyone:
Along those same lines this came across one of the other lists. I am taking out the names as I worry about internet rumors and don't want to be a part of it.

However, the internet ...
  Topic: climbing out of pin
Anne

Replies: 5
Views: 2411

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: 11/10/03, 4:11 pm   Subject: climbing out of pin
On average, how long is the dog in the yard on a given day?

Is she alone or with other dogs?

What sorts of stimulation does she have out there?
  Topic: Vitamin C to Treat or Prevent Hip Dysplasia
Anne

Replies: 9
Views: 3193

PostForum: Health Issues   Posted: 10/27/03, 10:30 am   Subject: Vitamin C to Treat or Prevent Hip Dysplasia
Hi Dave:
Vitamin C is water soluble which means any extra will wash right through them so you can't really overdose them with it.

Too much vitamin C will produce a loose stool however. One way ...
  Topic: Considering Adoption of GWP-his days limited at the shelter
Anne

Replies: 17
Views: 5612

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: 10/15/03, 9:01 am   Subject: Considering Adoption of GWP-his days limited at the shelter
I think it would be a fantastic idea to do SAR work with Baron. It sounds like with the training he's had he would have quite a jump start on the training.

Cheerio did SAR work with her wire. I ...
  Topic: Dog Food
Anne

Replies: 20
Views: 9778

PostForum: Health Issues   Posted: 09/12/03, 9:17 am   Subject: Dog Food
Hi Abby!
Welcome to the "wire club"! You are right on track staying away from Science Diet. The question of course then becomes "What do I feed?" There are a lot of possibilities and a lot to thin ...
  Topic: I wish I had known, when I got a puppy....
Anne

Replies: 6
Views: 6060

PostForum: Companion Training   Posted: 09/11/03, 9:52 am   Subject: I wish I had known, when I got a puppy....
Thank you everyone for your replies and please keep them coming. I love the idea of lists for the fridge. I'm going to make them for my classes so all they have to do is fill in the blanks.

I wou ...
  Topic: Considering Adoption of GWP-his days limited at the shelter
Anne

Replies: 17
Views: 5612

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: 09/05/03, 11:08 am   Subject: Considering Adoption of GWP-his days limited at the shelter
There is a wonderful booklet called "Feeling Outnumbered? Managing and Enjoying Your Multiple Pet Household". It talks you through the first introduction and so on. It is available at this site:

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  Topic: GWP personality
Anne

Replies: 31
Views: 10277

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: 09/04/03, 3:49 pm   Subject: GWP personality
By the way Birddog, I do like to stay current on all the latest information about dog temperment (in any breed). If you could point me to the studies that conclusivly link coat color to aggression I' ...
  Topic: Looking for GWP agility stories!
Anne

Replies: 1
Views: 1887

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: 09/02/03, 2:48 pm   Subject: Looking for GWP agility stories!
Hi Pam we had a NADAC trial in the Minneapolis area over the weekend. Don't know if these stories are good enough to make the article but what the heck. I'll share. To give you some background Rile ...
  Topic: Coat Stripping
Anne

Replies: 9
Views: 4140

PostForum: Health Issues   Posted: 09/02/03, 2:13 pm   Subject: Coat Stripping
If some well intended owner (who shall remain nameless) was a little overzelous with coat stripping and created a bald spot on her dogs hind leg, about how long do you figure it will take to grow back ...
  Topic: A Dog's Prayer
Anne

Replies: 3
Views: 1903

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: 09/02/03, 2:02 pm   Subject: A Dog's Prayer
Thank you for sharing Mike. Can I cross post?
 
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