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  Topic: Sudden Agression
abbygwp

Replies: 4
Views: 4238

PostForum: Companion Training   Posted: 07/21/04, 3:06 pm   Subject: Sudden Agression
Cheerio...Thanks for the advice!!

We did have Onyx checked out too when Abby bruised her larynx, but the vet did not find anything other than she is old. Maybe we are all missing something that th ...
  Topic: Sudden Agression
abbygwp

Replies: 4
Views: 4238

PostForum: Companion Training   Posted: 07/20/04, 10:56 pm   Subject: Sudden Agression
My Abby (who turned 3 on 4-1) has all the sudden become agressive with our older dog (who turned 11 on 7-4 and is not a gwp, but a small dog) that she has been sisters with the entire time we have had ...
  Topic: second dog
abbygwp

Replies: 8
Views: 3168

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: 02/18/04, 5:52 pm   Subject: second dog
I know this may be late...I too have a 3 yo GWP that has NEVER been hunted. She is an excellent family dog and a wonderful companion.

I don't feel that she is lacking anything by not hunting any ...
  Topic: What's with the licking
abbygwp

Replies: 4
Views: 2355

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: 02/18/04, 5:33 pm   Subject: What's with the licking
We use the "rescue remedy" when we travel cross county with our dogs...keeps them calm.

Also the crate thing...my Abby is on her 3rd crate! Shocked I finally got a great dane crate (titanium) a ...
  Topic: Licking her Butt
abbygwp

Replies: 4
Views: 2395

PostForum: Health Issues   Posted: 02/03/04, 5:45 pm   Subject: Licking her Butt
We had her glands expressed at the vets right after you posted. They were not full and she did not see anything strange about her glands (like infection etc.)

The vet did mention the "skinny stool ...
  Topic: Licking her Butt
abbygwp

Replies: 4
Views: 2395

PostForum: Health Issues   Posted: 01/29/04, 11:53 am   Subject: Licking her Butt
Our 3 yo GWP has taken to licking her butt constantly! We have taken her to the vet and there are no physical signs of issues with her anal glads or rectum.

She has a tendency to break her anal ...
  Topic: Dog Food
abbygwp

Replies: 20
Views: 9775

PostForum: Health Issues   Posted: 09/30/03, 3:13 pm   Subject: Dog Food
Why stay away from Science Diet? Our Abby is on the Prescription Diet Z/D and is doing well. If I am feeding her something wrong for the breed please let me know.
  Topic: problems with health
abbygwp

Replies: 6
Views: 2215

PostForum: Health Issues   Posted: 08/14/03, 12:19 pm   Subject: problems with health
We have a lab mix that has severe reactions to her vaccines. We have her vaccinated in 2 week intervals so she she does not get the entire dose all at once.

They do 1/2 the vaccines one week and t ...
  Topic: HELP!!!! Don't know what to do
abbygwp

Replies: 8
Views: 2995

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: 07/07/03, 7:46 am   Subject: HELP!!!! Don't know what to do
We went snorkeling off our beach this weekend and our Abby was with us. When ever we were in the water she was right beside us. She kept sticking her head under water and blowing bubbles at my two g ...
  Topic: Growing
abbygwp

Replies: 4
Views: 1933

PostForum: Health Issues   Posted: 07/06/03, 6:26 pm   Subject: Growing
Butterfly,

See my post under weight. Just took our female (both parents from germany) who is two to the vets on Saturday.

She is 25 inches from hip to foot and weighs 74.5 lbs. BUT, from a r ...
  Topic: weight
abbygwp

Replies: 1
Views: 1581

PostForum: Health Issues   Posted: 07/05/03, 6:11 pm   Subject: weight
Took Abby to the vet today for her annual physical (2 year) and shots. I was amazed when she weighed in at 74.5 lbs!

Abby is 25 inches from hip to foot. She is pure GWP, but has german and not do ...
  Topic: Right Decision??
abbygwp

Replies: 3
Views: 1899

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: 06/25/03, 7:00 am   Subject: Right Decision??
I have posted some things about my GWP and her behavior, but I would not turn anyone off this breed. I have two children 8 & 4 and my GWP is now 2. She is the most loyal and loving pet we could ...
  Topic: GWP personality
abbygwp

Replies: 31
Views: 10254

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: 06/11/03, 8:03 am   Subject: GWP personality
Update...ok, so we have changed the diet, had sessions with personal trainer and Abby seems to be doing much better. There was an "incident" last night but we both yelled the big NO! and she went rig ...
  Topic: GWP personality
abbygwp

Replies: 31
Views: 10254

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: 05/09/03, 3:19 pm   Subject: GWP personality
I keep reading and reading as this post gets bigger. It is a relief to know that I am not the only one with a dog with some agression. However, in Abby's case she is socialized, loves people (all kin ...
  Topic: GWP personality
abbygwp

Replies: 31
Views: 10254

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: 05/09/03, 6:58 am   Subject: GWP personality
Thanks for all the information..I was not planning to leave the board, I am going to find an experienced trainer that deals with agression issues.

I am in no way thinking about putting Abby down. ...
 
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