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by doggiedad
Thu Feb 13, 2014 1:00 pm
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: Howling puppy
Replies: 8
Views: 3328

Re: Howling puppy

i use to leave the house and wait for my dog to whine. then i would open the door and walk to the crate and say "quiet". then i would repeat the same exercise several times. i slowly started adding more time to not being in the house. as part of crate training i often crated my dog when i was home. ...
by doggiedad
Wed Jan 15, 2014 10:24 pm
Forum: Health, Diet and Exercise
Topic: Bones
Replies: 5
Views: 2244

Re: Bones

i give my dog center cut and whole beef femur bones uncooked. i also give him elk antlers.
by doggiedad
Wed Jan 15, 2014 10:01 pm
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: Our 1yr old rescue dog barks at sounds... how to respond?
Replies: 5
Views: 1723

Re: Our 1yr old rescue dog barks at sounds... how to respond?

welcome!!! your dog barks. i wonder what would happen if you took her out
immediately and walked around the yard or house? i'm thinking it's showing her
there's nothing there to worry about. this is just a guess on my part.
by doggiedad
Sun Jan 05, 2014 1:14 pm
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: Crate at night help PLEASE
Replies: 6
Views: 2186

Re: Crate at night help PLEASE

i told my neighbors i was getting a pup because i knew he was going to whine the first few nights. i also asked my neighbors to help with training and socializing him. when we were at work my neighbors would come in and let our pup out. one of our neighbors use to take him to her house because it wa...
by doggiedad
Sun Jan 05, 2014 12:54 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Babies and dogs
Replies: 8
Views: 3845

Re: Babies and dogs

when my children were 2 yrs and 4 yrs old we had a GSD.
we kept our eye on them and the dog. we never left them
alone (or tried never to leave them alone). everything worked
out just fine.
by doggiedad
Sun Jan 05, 2014 12:45 pm
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: Crate at night help PLEASE
Replies: 6
Views: 2186

Re: Crate at night help PLEASE

i got my pup when he was 9 weeks old. i asked the breeder to start crate training. his 1st night home i put in the crate. one of us got up every 2 hours to take him outside. the 1 st night he whined for 3 to 4 hours. the 2nd night he whined for 2 hours or so. the 3rd night he whined 20 minutes or so...
by doggiedad
Wed Jul 24, 2013 10:10 am
Forum: Health, Diet and Exercise
Topic: Limp, limp
Replies: 4
Views: 2541

Re: Limp, limp

check her feet. stop the jumping. go to the Vet.
by doggiedad
Mon Jul 22, 2013 5:49 pm
Forum: Health, Diet and Exercise
Topic: Bone stuffing ideas
Replies: 7
Views: 2727

Re: Bone stuffing ideas

crate him. i would use an airline crate. you can carry it with you. if you use p-nut butter
to stuff something i suggest usuing the kind without sugar.
by doggiedad
Mon Jul 22, 2013 5:42 pm
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: Dog ripping up carpets when left alone
Replies: 7
Views: 28889

Re: Dog ripping up carpets when left alone

crate him when you're away from home or when you can't watch when you're home.
by doggiedad
Sun Jul 21, 2013 11:19 am
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: Intact or Neutered? just curious
Replies: 11
Views: 3394

Re: Intact or Neutered? just curious

i've never neutered my dogs. to the OP, i have a Shepherd.
by doggiedad
Sun Jul 14, 2013 7:11 pm
Forum: Training Tools
Topic: Preventing Chewing
Replies: 16
Views: 11441

Re: Preventing Chewing

crate your dog when you can't watch him closely. when you go to work crate your dog and
find someone to come to give him a break, snack, let him out, etc.
by doggiedad
Sat Jul 06, 2013 11:44 pm
Forum: Grooming
Topic: What to use when?
Replies: 2
Views: 3220

Re: What to use when?

you said "i don't groom the dogs much". to maintain a healthy and not matted coat you have groom often. i brush my dog 3 to 4 times a week. i use an under coat comb and a pin brush. i coat in all directions with the under coat comb. then i smooth him out with the pin brush. i use the pin brush on hi...