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by momtosadie
Wed Jun 08, 2011 9:04 am
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: training/socializing
Replies: 9
Views: 427

Re: training/socializing

I'll be glad to offer my opinions, I'm sure not an expert, but have owned many dogs over the years. All the dogs I've had act differently at home on their own turf, than they do in public. Most dogs are naturally protective of their house and yard and people, alerting you when someone is approaching...
by momtosadie
Tue Jun 07, 2011 9:27 am
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: I was so proud of Sadie
Replies: 1
Views: 110

I was so proud of Sadie

Sadie is only 5 months old and learning to walk properly on her lead and doing pretty well. We live in the country and even though our road is fairly busy, sometimes we go for a walk and no cars go by and we have never been out when someone else is out walking. Saturday I decided to take her to a sm...
by momtosadie
Tue Jun 07, 2011 9:19 am
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: Counter-Surfing
Replies: 12
Views: 355

Re: Counter-Surfing

We used mouse traps to keep our gsd off the couch and it worked, we came home and found the traps sprung and he wouldn't even so much as look at the couch. But counter surfing is a hard thing to break, especially if they are tall enough to look over the edge, what a temptation. I've always let my do...
by momtosadie
Fri Jun 03, 2011 10:35 am
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: Help me figure out what is going on
Replies: 14
Views: 598

Re: Help me figure out what is going on

We had similar problems with 2 male GSD. They had problems both with feeding time and as you say high excitement times like someone coming to the house etc. We finally ended up with two feeding stations, food and water, in separate rooms. If one finished first, he went outside till the other was don...
by momtosadie
Thu May 26, 2011 10:37 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello to all from Michigan
Replies: 1
Views: 381

Hello to all from Michigan

I'm Gaylene from southwestern lower Michigan. We have only had our little Sadie (called the crazy lady) for a month now, she is 5 months and a mix of pit bull and no idea what else. She was abandoned near a friends house and just showed up with her dogs one afternoon, very skinny and dirty. Knowing ...

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