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  Topic: raising two female pups(GWPs) from the same litter.
cmmilach

Replies: 1
Views: 494

PostForum: Companion Training   Posted: 01/27/12, 7:04 pm   Subject: raising two gwps together
I would have to say that raising two puppies from the same litter would not be any different than having more than one wire at a time. I currently have three wires and they are fine with me. Each on ...
  Topic: Question About Feeding
cmmilach

Replies: 2
Views: 651

PostForum: Health Issues   Posted: 03/03/11, 12:30 am   Subject: Question About Feeding
Hello,

I switch all my dogs to adult food at the age of six months - I have found that with the large breed dogs they can develop joint problems from the puppy food.

I have had wires for 17 year ...
  Topic: Training Question
cmmilach

Replies: 4
Views: 2528

PostForum: Companion Training   Posted: 02/15/11, 11:59 pm   Subject: Training Question
You did not mention the age of your dog. If is a young dog - why are you leaving him/her loose in house?

If it is an older dog - I would have a squirt bottle filled with water handy when I leave t ...
  Topic: GSP - GWP differences in temperment?
cmmilach

Replies: 3
Views: 799

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: 02/06/11, 11:23 pm   Subject: GSP - GWP differences in temperment
Hello,

I too once owned a GSP - he passed away at the age of 13. I looked for another one - did not like what I saw in the breed and decided to get a GWP - that was 17 yrs ago & I have never r ...
  Topic: looking for a possible rescue dog
cmmilach

Replies: 1
Views: 845

PostForum: RESCUE   Posted: 01/07/11, 12:02 am   Subject: looking for a possible rescue dog
Hi,

Check out the GWPCA Rescue page - there is currently a female dog looking for a hunting home.

Cathy M.
  Topic: new person
cmmilach

Replies: 6
Views: 1299

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: 09/01/10, 1:45 pm   Subject: new person
Hello,

Welcome to the wonderful world of wires! As you have discovered - they are smart & athletic.

My first wire could jump a six foot privacy fence from a sit. He was also placed on a 40 ...
  Topic: Weight-How much should he weigh?
cmmilach

Replies: 1
Views: 741

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: 08/07/10, 1:47 pm   Subject: Weight-How much should he weigh?
Hi,

Sounds like his weight is fine. My year old wire weighs 60 lbs and is 26 inches tall - my four year old male is 25 inches tall and weighs 52 lbs (he is thin).

Your dog is getting enough exe ...
  Topic: Up north dog moving south
cmmilach

Replies: 2
Views: 707

PostForum: Health Issues   Posted: 06/26/10, 3:00 pm   Subject: Up north dog moving south
Hi,

He will be fine - I live in Colorado and it gets pretty hot here - my three wires do great - I just have to be careful what time I take them out to run or play.

Just remember - he is happy w ...
  Topic: Who is the WireNews Editor Now???
cmmilach

Replies: 1
Views: 913

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: 02/22/10, 3:59 pm   Subject: Who is the WireNews Editor Now
Hi,

Her name is Ellen - her e-mail is ellenandscott@sbcglobal.net

Cathy Milachek
  Topic: Food Allergies?
cmmilach

Replies: 1
Views: 1221

PostForum: Health Issues   Posted: 04/29/09, 4:12 pm   Subject: Food Allergies
Hi,

Two of my wires have allergies to wheat or any type of grain. It so happens they are 1/2 brother - sister (same mom different father).

I have them on an organic food that I purchase at Petc ...
  Topic: Training Question
cmmilach

Replies: 4
Views: 2528

PostForum: Companion Training   Posted: 04/07/09, 9:28 am   Subject: Training Question
Hi,

The wonderful world of wires can be a challenge sometimes - your dog is about the enter what I refer to the "teenage" years - most behavior problems start to show up around 14 - 18 mo ...
  Topic: Aggressiveness
cmmilach

Replies: 2
Views: 2038

PostForum: Companion Training   Posted: 03/28/09, 3:31 pm   Subject: Aggressiveness
Hi,

Sounds to me like your dog is showing signs of fear - how does he react when people talk to him or try to pet him? I have three wires, my oldest being 14 yrs old - when he was young - about th ...
  Topic: OMG What a difference!
cmmilach

Replies: 2
Views: 1985

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: 02/09/09, 4:18 pm   Subject: OMG What a difference
Hi,

I too walk my wires on pinch collars - I refer to it as "power steering".

Glad that you are making progress with your girl. Keep up the good work.

Cathy
  Topic: Weight for a three month old male
cmmilach

Replies: 4
Views: 1949

PostForum: Health Issues   Posted: 02/08/09, 5:18 pm   Subject: Weight for a three month old male
Hi,

I feed my young dog Nutro Holistic for large breed puppies - he is thin and this seems to help him without causing issues with growth.

Cathy
  Topic: New to the Breed
cmmilach

Replies: 17
Views: 5919

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: 02/05/09, 10:42 am   Subject: New to the Breed
Dear Leadhead

First off - my dogs do not poop on the rug or the local ball field. I take my dogs out every weekend to my friends 400 acre ranch and run them off of horseback.

Your ignorance is ...
 
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