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by Butterflyist
Tue Jul 31, 2012 11:16 am
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: Really need help on humping behaviour!
Replies: 4
Views: 1366

Re: Really need help on humping behaviour!

Thank you both so much, some good ideas there to try. He never humps anything else - he used to try with my other dog (and very, very occasionally still does) but she ends it with one, short snarl and that's that! There has been 2 occasions he has turned to the cushions on the sofa, when he has trie...
by Butterflyist
Tue Jul 31, 2012 5:47 am
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: Really need help on humping behaviour!
Replies: 4
Views: 1366

Really need help on humping behaviour!

Hi everyone, My rescue dog has now been here 4 months and things are generally going okay - except for his humping! I'm struggling to know how to deal with it. He is 5yrs and neutered, but humping has been an issue since day 1. He is mainly fine and calm at home, apart from in two scenarios, in whic...
by Butterflyist
Fri Apr 06, 2012 12:53 pm
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: Managing the behaviour of a new rescue
Replies: 3
Views: 1084

Re: Managing the behaviour of a new rescue

Thanks JudyN & Jacksdad so much for your replies and all this support & information. I'm on my phone right now so it's a bit difficult to write a decent reply. I will do so when I'm next at my desktop! Suffice to say your replies have made me feel much better about not rushing Zuko and also not to s...
by Butterflyist
Fri Apr 06, 2012 10:39 am
Forum: Training Tools
Topic: Thundershirts
Replies: 44
Views: 24760

Re: Thundershirts

Well I suppose we just have to assess our individual dogs differently and see how they go. I have just got the Thundershirt out a second time for Zuko & was quite amazed by how super excited he was the minute he saw it! He couldn't wait to wear it, it seems. There are lots of things in the domestic ...
by Butterflyist
Thu Apr 05, 2012 11:36 am
Forum: Training Tools
Topic: Thundershirts
Replies: 44
Views: 24760

Re: Thundershirts

I have just bought a Thundershirt for my newly adopted rescue having received a recommendation from a friend who fosters and who has seen great results. It literally just arrived today so I have yet to see how much it works, but my boy is very clingy and anytime I try to leave him shut in another ro...
by Butterflyist
Thu Apr 05, 2012 10:30 am
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: Managing the behaviour of a new rescue
Replies: 3
Views: 1084

Managing the behaviour of a new rescue

Hi everyone. I have several questions for an overall behaviour management and training plan! Just over 2 weeks ago we adopted a new boy from the RSPCA - a 5yr old Staffie cross who was in a previous home with elderly owners but originally came from a dogs' home. Understandably, he has some issues, e...
by Butterflyist
Thu Apr 05, 2012 9:04 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello from Manchester UK!
Replies: 4
Views: 1767

Re: Hello from Manchester UK!

Thank you I will!
by Butterflyist
Thu Apr 05, 2012 3:30 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello from Manchester UK!
Replies: 4
Views: 1767

Hello from Manchester UK!

Hi folks! I'm new here though not new to dogs, having grown up with them all my life & pretty much never been without them. However, I've recently adopted a 5yr old Staffie cross from a rescue, now named Zuko, & decided he might need some specific input & training. I already have an old Staffie girl...