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by Ry
Wed Nov 26, 2008 10:46 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Hm?
Replies: 3
Views: 1354

Hm?

I wasn't sure where to put this at, so I'll ask. My neighbor's dog has this strange growth on him. Now the dog is old, around as old as my dog. I'd say maybe 10-12 years old? Anyways, this growth has been there for a few years I've noticed. I've also noticed that it seems to be getting larger. It's ...
by Ry
Thu Jul 17, 2008 6:37 am
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: what does this mean?
Replies: 5
Views: 1605

What's his body language like? Do you think he's more excited and wanting to play or do you think he's doing it to show dominance or some other emotion or sign? Technically, only you can decide because we can't see the dog...I'm sure it's nothing major. Maybe he just wants attention? Some dogs just ...
by Ry
Thu Jul 17, 2008 6:34 am
Forum: The TV Show
Topic: What do you do to be on the show?
Replies: 6
Views: 2772

I believe she only does the worst of the worst cases. This usually falls under controlling dogs, theiving dogs, and of course, dangerous dogs. She has a book you can buy to offer more in depth training. You could always find a trainer thats positive and trustworthy to help with your dog. Of course i...
by Ry
Thu Jul 17, 2008 6:32 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Doogie injuries
Replies: 5
Views: 2043

Can't say that I do get injured. Although I've had more than one dog pee on me...though that's beside the point, isn't it?
by Ry
Thu Jul 17, 2008 6:30 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: PLEASE HELP!
Replies: 3
Views: 1428

I'm sure he will be fine, but a visit to the vet is still important. It's probably nothing serious, but a visit is still in order just to make sure he's alright
by Ry
Sat Jul 12, 2008 6:09 pm
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: new dog 2 questions
Replies: 7
Views: 2168

I never said sound aversion was right for this case, ha ha...and sorry for typos. Anyways, the one point I asked earlier still stands, you should probably find out what sort of history the dog had prior to you adopting it. That might help somewhat, because it might shed some light as to why the dog ...
by Ry
Thu Jul 10, 2008 3:37 pm
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: new dog 2 questions
Replies: 7
Views: 2168

People like to try sound avertion coupled with reards for positive behavior...I can't give any definate answers, but it's clear the dog is a nervous dog. Does he/she have a history of being aggressive before you got it? Any sort of trauma it endured?
by Ry
Thu Jul 10, 2008 3:35 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Our old Basset died and wife does not want another dog
Replies: 10
Views: 2998

Of course time, patience, and compassion is key here. Is there anything you've done so far to try and convince her otherwise?
by Ry
Thu Jul 10, 2008 3:30 pm
Forum: The TV Show
Topic: How long to film an episode?
Replies: 7
Views: 3215

Yeah, they probably film for 2 or 3 days. Then again two weeks later. Though, she has waited two months for dogs ion extreme cases.
by Ry
Fri Jul 04, 2008 2:31 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: How can somebody abandon their dog :(
Replies: 20
Views: 5338

Dogs are abandoned all too often. It's upsetting and unfair. We've had dogs in my neighborhood left behind. Even family dogs 13 years old, left behind. Once even, a person from a neighboring street, tried to leave her dog in our yard, trying to get us to take care of it when we weren't home. People ...
by Ry
Thu Jul 03, 2008 1:04 pm
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: puppy barking, only outside
Replies: 9
Views: 5274

Some books are also written by idiots, ha ha. In all seriousness, hard work and patience should do the trick. Do you have any friends or family who could come over and spend some time with the dog while you're at work? (I think your neighbor has nothing better to do though, some people have far too ...
by Ry
Thu Jul 03, 2008 2:33 am
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: puppy barking, only outside
Replies: 9
Views: 5274

8 hours? That's not good. Dogs are like people, they need company. He's a puppy, being left outside with a bunch of strange smells and sounds that can be scary for a dog that doesn't know much. Sure, showing your dog that being independent is a good thing, but leaving outside for 8 hours will not do...
by Ry
Tue Jul 01, 2008 11:33 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: My dog's ears
Replies: 8
Views: 2553

Just curious, why do you want to have it "fixed" again?
by Ry
Tue Jul 01, 2008 4:26 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: advice b4 buying puppy please
Replies: 7
Views: 2591

I wouldn't think there would be any major inconvenience. I mean, as long as your partner has some sort of consistent role in your dogs life, and the dog understands what is expected of it, everything should be ok. As long as the dog is cared for and raised properly, he/she should be alright. That so...
by Ry
Sat Jun 28, 2008 7:19 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: steroids??
Replies: 7
Views: 2167

?!?!? Hm? As with the others, I'm telling you, get another vet. Vets are supposed to be able to treat animals with care and respect, if they are going to take the easy way out, that's not going to be effective. Now, you say the dog is of a larger breed? We all know that large dogs are prone to get h...