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by Emmaisstayin'
Wed Feb 08, 2012 11:31 pm
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: barking at delivery men
Replies: 1
Views: 82

Re: barking at delivery men

Leslie McDevitt's "Look at that" game is awesome http://controlunleashed.net/ Use the "special treats" when they show up. Then delivery guys showing up should become the coolest thing to happen each day. It's kind of like "Yay the delivery guy is here!!! Have a Hot Dog!! Woo...
by Emmaisstayin'
Wed Nov 02, 2011 9:25 pm
Forum: Rescue Resources & Adoptable Dogs
Topic: Gorgeous white & brindle boy needs home Grand Rapids, Mi
Replies: 3
Views: 2500

Re: Gorgeous white & brindle boy needs home Grand Rapids, Mi

Yup! I guess the day after I met him they were calling the Humane Society when the owner was in there looking. Stars were aligned :)
Noooow they to get him neutered and make sure he doesn't get out again... :pray
by Emmaisstayin'
Tue Nov 01, 2011 10:38 pm
Forum: Rescue Resources & Adoptable Dogs
Topic: Gorgeous white & brindle boy needs home Grand Rapids, Mi
Replies: 3
Views: 2500

Re: Gorgeous white & brindle boy needs home Grand Rapids, Mi

:yipee: I found out tonight that This guys owner was found!!
by Emmaisstayin'
Tue Oct 18, 2011 1:32 pm
Forum: Rescue Resources & Adoptable Dogs
Topic: Gorgeous white & brindle boy needs home Grand Rapids, Mi
Replies: 3
Views: 2500

Gorgeous white & brindle boy needs home Grand Rapids, Mi

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-5-H2RJ8bAiw/Tpz2Y8Lv6GI/AAAAAAAAF68/_1nRhkcksrM/s288/2011-10-16%25252011.27.16.jpg Intact male, hopped the fence and was playing with Lewis' dogs. Leather collar with silver bones, posted to CL too. Very sweet, but confused...poor guy. Contact Lewis at The Well Ma...
by Emmaisstayin'
Mon May 23, 2011 1:09 am
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: What kind of collar do you use for a dog that pulls?
Replies: 16
Views: 408

Re: What kind of collar do you use for a dog that pulls?

What FINALLY worked for Emma and myself was for me to STOP with the we are walking for the next half hour or x # of blocks etc. I was told a thousand times I was going tooo far tooo fast...Yes I fought this idea because I have things to do and she has to get trained and exercised Now! :po: I am not ...
by Emmaisstayin'
Fri Mar 04, 2011 11:22 pm
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: How does your dog feel about thunderstorms?
Replies: 29
Views: 309

Re: How does your dog feel about thunderstorms?

Emma has "learned" ;) that thunderstorms & fireworks mean PLAY TIME!! and frozen peanut butter/yogurt bones :nana: WoooHooo!! So yeah I made sure she loves them :) Now the metal thingy in the floor with the holes to China (or worse) that rudely blows air into the room? THAT thing is a ...
by Emmaisstayin'
Mon Aug 30, 2010 10:32 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Knee surgery for Emma tomorrow...
Replies: 18
Views: 1774

Re: Knee surgery for Emma tomorrow...

Yes. it. is. :yay:
Shocking how quickly I was owned roflmao
by Emmaisstayin'
Mon Aug 30, 2010 12:16 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Knee surgery for Emma tomorrow...
Replies: 18
Views: 1774

Re: Knee surgery for Emma tomorrow...

Thanks :) Emma is such a trooper. This is soo hard on her...she can't wiggle kiss all her many fans or play, I know it's for the best in the long run but wow is it hard when you can't explain it...poor baby & mushy Mom :) Funny, I said one day at class..."Emma will be a good dog one of thes...
by Emmaisstayin'
Sat Aug 28, 2010 11:15 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Knee surgery for Emma tomorrow...
Replies: 18
Views: 1774

Re: Knee surgery for Emma tomorrow...

Sorry for the double post! Forgot to say that I have not had anytime to update Emma's blog :oops:
I have been taking the pics though and hope to get to posting stuff soon.
by Emmaisstayin'
Sat Aug 28, 2010 11:02 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Knee surgery for Emma tomorrow...
Replies: 18
Views: 1774

Re: Knee surgery for Emma tomorrow...

OK so Emma's 6 week check up went well...she does have a pin that has backed out a bit, but not bent. Everything looks good but due to her Exessive 100 mph wiggles they want to let it cook in the crate a while longer...2 more weeks of crate & leash monotony but at least it's not Bad news! I mean...
by Emmaisstayin'
Sat Jul 31, 2010 4:41 pm
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: Games during recovery from knee surgery...
Replies: 6
Views: 147

Re: Games during recovery from knee surgery...

Sorry for the double post I forgot, Apryl is a staff trainer with Paws with a Cause service dogs so we learn all sorts of fun stuff. Emma picks up anything with the "I can't reach it" cue. LOL It is soooo handy, I was putting a curtain up and dropped a piece of hardware, started to get dow...
by Emmaisstayin'
Sat Jul 31, 2010 4:32 pm
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: Games during recovery from knee surgery...
Replies: 6
Views: 147

Re: Games during recovery from knee surgery...

Love it! Thanks so much :) I have discovered how much I Need to practice good thing she is a bit glassy eyed from the meds ;) LOL @Aimee ~ How on earth do you get the wiggle ears!? are you blowing lightly, to make it wiggle? LOL Feel free to go into details, what worked best for you to teach body pa...
by Emmaisstayin'
Thu Jul 29, 2010 10:38 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Knee surgery for Emma tomorrow...
Replies: 18
Views: 1774

Re: Knee surgery for Emma tomorrow...

2 Week check up this morning went great! Patella is tracking correctly, no problems so far!! YAY, we all will be crazy happy to be done with this. I'm off to check out all of the game ideas to work her brain while she is a castaway on "Crate Island" Blog posts of Emma's stay on "Crate...
by Emmaisstayin'
Wed Jul 28, 2010 11:33 am
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: Games during recovery from knee surgery...
Replies: 6
Views: 147

Games during recovery from knee surgery...

Emma had knee surgery on the 16th http://www.pitbullforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=137681 Emma is a high drive workaholic :) we have been using 1/4 Acepromizine every few hours to help her chill in her crate. We have a large cushy mat in front of her crate too and we sit with her for pettings sin...
by Emmaisstayin'
Thu Jul 22, 2010 4:02 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: my
Replies: 4
Views: 673

Re: my

I was using popcorn for positive training with Emma and she lightened up in color and started shedding like Mad. Now that we are 95% grain free she is darker, shinier and hardly sheds at all. Bummer since popcorn is low cal, high fiber and cheap...plus I love it too.

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