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by Vicky+Oakley
Fri Sep 09, 2011 4:48 pm
Forum: Breed Questions
Topic: Italian Spinones
Replies: 14
Views: 10072

Re: Italian Spinones

my german pointer oakley has a best mate called max who is an italian spinnone..... These scruffy mutts are the most characterful dogs i think i have come across....watch out for those dopey eyes and hurtful expressions ;) lol they are fab dogs and i love them....i would have one myself as they are ...
by Vicky+Oakley
Fri Sep 09, 2011 4:35 pm
Forum: Breed Questions
Topic: Another Guess the Breed.
Replies: 14
Views: 7247

Re: Another Guess the Breed.

in the side view of her (btw she is gorge!! both of them! :L ) look at the very thick dense? (i think dense is the right word :L) of the tail espesh at the base and the lower back is VERY LAB!! the head although could poss be collie ishh?? so maybe labxcollie and gsd?? x
by Vicky+Oakley
Fri Sep 09, 2011 4:29 pm
Forum: Breed Questions
Topic: What kind of mutt is he?
Replies: 8
Views: 5205

Re: What kind of mutt is he?

i came to a conclusion of GSDx collie...with maybe a lab or any combo lol as the gsd and collie fur would be the right combo and chilled outness of the lab :) such a sweetie...the body and shorter legs of the lab and collie as the tummy and the markings are very collie/gsd like..... my oppinion anyw...
by Vicky+Oakley
Fri Sep 09, 2011 4:22 pm
Forum: Breed Questions
Topic: Who am I?
Replies: 4
Views: 2559

Re: Who am I?

my initial thought was rodhesian ridgeback( or however you spell it :L ) but obviously not sure if thats the similar coonhound looks creaping in :L i noticed the darker hairs along his back and top of the tail :) ?? i agree with the previous answer :)
by Vicky+Oakley
Fri Sep 09, 2011 4:12 pm
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: Gsp coming back when called...
Replies: 4
Views: 1815

Re: Gsp coming back when called...

Hello most recent update.....i let oakley off the lead about a month ago and he did stray away about 15metres away at the most, but did come back most the time to a click noise and that noise he responds so well to by getting his attention and i use it a lot of the time so thats a good recall for hi...
by Vicky+Oakley
Fri Sep 09, 2011 4:04 pm
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: My GSP keeps crying and Barking...help!
Replies: 14
Views: 5848

Re: My GSP keeps crying and Barking...help!

hi guys im so sorry i haven't updated it!!! well today was a fab day in focus of Oakley!!! firstly on his 4 oclock walk we came face to face with a collie x spaniel i think quite quickly both dogs were fine oakley didnt make a sound! and we carried on with our walk :) (i crossed the road about 2 min...
by Vicky+Oakley
Sun Aug 14, 2011 5:07 pm
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: My GSP keeps crying and Barking...help!
Replies: 14
Views: 5848

Re: My GSP keeps crying and Barking...help!

and by small i didnt mean narrow....i ment small in length
by Vicky+Oakley
Sun Aug 14, 2011 5:06 pm
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: My GSP keeps crying and Barking...help!
Replies: 14
Views: 5848

Re: My GSP keeps crying and Barking...help!

i tried waiting....for five mins until i got fed up of his dopey owner so i had to barge my way past.....i wouldnt normally.....but in this instance i felt i had to
by Vicky+Oakley
Sat Aug 13, 2011 4:28 pm
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: My GSP keeps crying and Barking...help!
Replies: 14
Views: 5848

Re: My GSP keeps crying and Barking...help!

Hello, recent update, got the tablets today and they obviously haven't had enough time to work yet but we will see tomorrow. I took Oakley across the fields today and there was a black lab prob cross with a rottie or something and he was not castrated and we had to pass on a very small bridge but he...
by Vicky+Oakley
Tue Aug 09, 2011 3:13 pm
Forum: Health, Diet and Exercise
Topic: Alternative to those "lampshade" collars
Replies: 10
Views: 2083

Re: Alternative to those "lampshade" collars

you can get special boots designed to be waterproof, breathable and shaped so that he can walk still and he wont get to the paw to lick it... this is just an example as there are loads: http://www.animalsource.co.uk/dog-boots-paw-protection---walker-brand-763-p.asp hope its helped and Rupert gets be...
by Vicky+Oakley
Tue Aug 09, 2011 2:51 pm
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: My GSP keeps crying and Barking...help!
Replies: 14
Views: 5848

Re: My GSP keeps crying and Barking...help!

Yes i have had two weimy's before....he has a better stomach than they both had!! :lol: lol......my mum went to our local pet shop today and they are going to get in the sherley's tablets on friday so we will see i guess....they gave us some other companies which we could ring up and ask about on......
by Vicky+Oakley
Mon Aug 08, 2011 5:27 pm
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: My GSP keeps crying and Barking...help!
Replies: 14
Views: 5848

Re: My GSP keeps crying and Barking...help!

hi me again...tomorrow i am going into town, so we are going to buy 'Sherley's serenity tablets' to see if they work, im a little concerned that his stomach will be a little sensitive as they're tablets, not sure if its the best long term thing, otherwise if not so good, i was going to get the 'NAF ...
by Vicky+Oakley
Mon Aug 08, 2011 4:53 pm
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: My GSP keeps crying and Barking...help!
Replies: 14
Views: 5848

Re: My GSP keeps crying and Barking...help!

oh your dogs are gorgeous!!!! Currently he is fed on 'Barking Heads' and if i remember correctly it is lamb and rice, and thinking about it, he hasn't been fed on anything different since we have had him as he was a stray from ireland, and we have NO history on him at all :) ..... Fresh Lamb (min 26...
by Vicky+Oakley
Mon Aug 08, 2011 6:20 am
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: My GSP keeps crying and Barking...help!
Replies: 14
Views: 5848

Re: My GSP keeps crying and Barking...help!

Today, i am going to try and do the 'watch me' process...i have tried this before but can't remember how effective or how consistent i was about it....Do you think it will work? is this a good place to start without him going ballistic about seeing another animal. By the way he does do this to cats ...
by Vicky+Oakley
Fri Aug 05, 2011 2:35 pm
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: Gsp coming back when called...
Replies: 4
Views: 1815

Gsp coming back when called...

Hi my german shorthaired pointer isn't very good at being let off the lead as he just wonders and wonders....fields and fields away. Now i do know how to teach a dog to come when called, and the usual steps, BUT, my pointer gets VERY distracted, VERY easily!! he comes when called from the garden and...