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by ksknight
Fri Dec 25, 2015 10:14 pm
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: The Polite way to interrupt
Replies: 5
Views: 2190

Re: The Polite way to interrupt

Taking something away and returning it doesn't create the success we might imagine. If someone took your wallet and then gave it back, you wouldn't necessarily think, "How nice - she's given my wallet back" but more likely, "She isn't going to get another chance to take my wallet". I guess it depen...
by ksknight
Wed Dec 23, 2015 2:39 am
Forum: Grooming
Topic: Post Bath Zoomies
Replies: 7
Views: 5929

Re: Post Bath Zoomies

Maybe it's because I try to wrap him in a blanket after baths to keep him warm, but my pup Lukas does the opposite-- he always sleeps after baths! One time, he did get the zoomies though. But he settled down soon to warm up and sleep. My partner's dog, Zack, will energetically roll around in the bed...
by ksknight
Wed Dec 23, 2015 2:36 am
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: The Polite way to interrupt
Replies: 5
Views: 2190

Re: The Polite way to interrupt

Why do you have to interrupt him when he's sleeping? For resource guarding, if you can sometimes interrupt his playing with a toy to take it away for a moment or two, then return it, it might help him start to learn that taking it away can be a positive thing! He'll get it right back, or get a treat...
by ksknight
Sun Nov 29, 2015 3:58 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New here-- hello!
Replies: 1
Views: 2165

New here-- hello!

Hello! My name's Kei. I ran into this forum on one of my many google searches while looking into interpreting my new puppy's behavior... I'll admit that I've never seen the TV show for this before, but I might give it a shot sometime! (I haven't had cable/any TV channels since elementary school, so ...