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by nettyjen
Wed Feb 20, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: fear agression
Replies: 5
Views: 1409

Re: fear agression

i have spoken to the ones who run the rescue and the suggestion of a thundershirt to help with her anxiety. i have asked to join the facebook group, having read the rules i think they are a good group they dont advocate the shock collars and other stuff like that. so i will give ask in that group if...
by nettyjen
Tue Feb 19, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: fear agression
Replies: 5
Views: 1409

Re: fear agression

thank you. i have read the link. problem with april is i cant drag her away from a dog that is walking towards us, they walk quicker than me. i do have mobility problems. if i take her and a dog is walking our way i have nowhere to go so neither does april. even in my flat if she sees a dog down the...
by nettyjen
Tue Feb 12, 2019 10:17 am
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: fear agression
Replies: 5
Views: 1409

fear agression

i am fostering a 4 year old staffie x rottie, she is an amazing girl considering her bad start in life. when on a walk she is great until she sees another dog. she barks, snarls,growls, lunges forward and then backs up. she goes crazy i have found holding her harness helps to stop her jumping all ov...
by nettyjen
Tue Jul 18, 2017 4:53 pm
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: background of foster dog and help needed please
Replies: 3
Views: 1460

Re: background of foster dog and help needed please

thank you. that reaffirms what we at the rescue and my local pet shop say. putting a muzzle wont help. if she was aggressive i would have no chance of stopping her attacking dogs. i can let her off the lead and she plays. she does get over excited and i think i panic a bit which she must be picking ...
by nettyjen
Sun Jul 16, 2017 6:36 pm
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: background of foster dog and help needed please
Replies: 3
Views: 1460

background of foster dog and help needed please

i foster dogs for a rescue centre and have now got a 2 year old staffie rottie cross. she is a lovely girl and was found running down a road and rescued. we think she either escaped or out did her usefulness. she had cigarette burns on her, which i think are from weed cigarettes because she goes int...
by nettyjen
Wed Jan 25, 2017 12:19 pm
Forum: Health, Diet and Exercise
Topic: dog wont eat
Replies: 6
Views: 2103

Re: dog wont eat

the vet checked her and everything is fine. at the foster home she was at for a week she was eating dry in morning and wet at night with the fosterers 2 dogs but had to be refostered and came to me. she just refused to eat, all the dogs were fed scraps so no proper food. i have tried all sorts and i...
by nettyjen
Wed Jan 25, 2017 7:46 am
Forum: Health, Diet and Exercise
Topic: dog wont eat
Replies: 6
Views: 2103

dog wont eat

i have been fostering a 5 year old yorkshire terrier crossed with another terrier breed. she has been used as a breeding dog on a small puppy farm. she was rescued with 8 other dogs, never been walked, not much human contact and trained through fear. fed scraps and leftover human food. when she was ...
by nettyjen
Fri Nov 04, 2016 7:09 am
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: foster dogs advice please
Replies: 0
Views: 4055

foster dogs advice please

i am fostering 2 chihuahuas, gus is 2 and sully is 1. the story is the lady had gus and he was nervous so they got sully and gus is very attached to him. the lady has had to go in to sheltered housing and cant take them, her daughter doesn't want them because her boyfriend doesn't like dogs so they ...
by nettyjen
Wed Sep 21, 2016 11:51 am
Forum: Grooming
Topic: grooming a collie
Replies: 2
Views: 1639

Re: grooming a collie

thank you the videos and blog were very helpful. the blog from the groomer was really good because the dogs i am having have been hit by their owner as well as neglected and flinch if you move too fast. i now have some tips on helping him through the grooming process. now i just need to get the brus...
by nettyjen
Tue Sep 20, 2016 3:10 pm
Forum: Grooming
Topic: grooming a collie
Replies: 2
Views: 1639

grooming a collie

i am about to foster with a view to adopting 2 dogs that have been abused and neglected. one is a little collie with lots of fur, its not been looked after so is knotted. the rescue centre are sending him to the groomers but i cant afford to keep doing that. i have only ever had short hair dogs. i w...
by nettyjen
Fri May 27, 2016 11:19 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: foster dogs
Replies: 3
Views: 1698

foster dogs

i started fostering for a rescue centre in july and my first dog was a gorgeous staffie cross that was so excitable and spoilt that i had to retrain her. she had no impulse control and thought dustie come here was just a suggestion. jumped up everyone. went in peoples cars or houses if door was open...
by nettyjen
Mon May 09, 2016 4:30 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: just joined
Replies: 2
Views: 1751

just joined

Hi my name is jen i am 51 have a daughter and grandson. I have myalgic Encephalopathy, fibromyalgia, underactive thyroid, social anxiety. More importantly i have a foster dog. She is a 7 year old staffie cross called dustie. I think she will be with me for a long time. She is adorable, funny, cheeky...