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  Topic: facial hair trimming
ladybug

Replies: 1
Views: 1798

PostForum: Health Issues   Posted: 05/02/08, 9:43 am   Subject: facial hair trimming
Does anyone else trim facial hair? We have a 2 year old male GWP (Harold) and his facial hair seems to keep getting longer. Things like burrs are constantly getting tangled in it.
  Topic: doesn't come back
ladybug

Replies: 15
Views: 10124

PostForum: Companion Training   Posted: 12/16/06, 10:21 pm   Subject: doesn't come back
Yes, we have gone through obedience, although I don't feel it was a very well-run course. They only suggested postive reinforcement for everything and this works to a point but I think our dog needs ...
  Topic: doesn't come back
ladybug

Replies: 15
Views: 10124

PostForum: Companion Training   Posted: 12/15/06, 12:54 pm   Subject: one more thing
Okay, we had the yardwork down previously so I started taking him out on the check cord a few days ago with the collar. I had him wearing the collar for a while first so he also thinks the collar mea ...
  Topic: doesn't come back
ladybug

Replies: 15
Views: 10124

PostForum: Companion Training   Posted: 12/02/06, 9:17 pm   Subject: e-collar training
I am really glad to hear that others have this problem with their wirehairs! It is somehow comforting to know I am not the only one. I knew they are an indepently minded breed but I didn't expect hi ...
  Topic: doesn't come back
ladybug

Replies: 15
Views: 10124

PostForum: Companion Training   Posted: 11/28/06, 3:26 pm   Subject: doesn't come back
Does she respond if she is not wearing the collar? I have read that this may be a problem with using the shock collar... they know when they have it on and wil not respond if it isn't.

Also, hav ...
  Topic: doesn't come back
ladybug

Replies: 15
Views: 10124

PostForum: Companion Training   Posted: 11/27/06, 5:33 pm   Subject: doesn't come back
I have a 7-8 mo. old GWP that I rescued about 2 months ago. He is a perfect dog who is well behaved and wonderful in all ways but one. He doesn't come back when called.
I work on recalls with him ...
 
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