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by mroman
Fri Mar 09, 2012 12:59 pm
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: Saw this statement on FB today
Replies: 4
Views: 740

Re: Saw this statement on FB today

This person has no familiarity with behaviorism or likely an understanding of what constitutes science. (I think this is different from the term behaviorist used by Chako. I'm referring to behaviorism, the field of psychology.) Operant and classical conditioning are "science based." Watson...
by mroman
Fri Feb 10, 2012 12:39 pm
Forum: Rescue Resources & Adoptable Dogs
Topic: New Proposed Law for War Dogs
Replies: 4
Views: 3674

Re: New Proposed Law for War Dogs

On this topic, I'm going to reference this book I recently finished. It's about the man who developed one of the earliest war dog programs for the Marines in WWII. The book is filled with both touching and sad stories from training and in combat in the Pacific theater. http://www.amazon.com/Always-F...
by mroman
Fri Nov 04, 2011 12:04 pm
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: October Trick of the Month
Replies: 11
Views: 289

Re: October Trick of the Month

Bumping.

As a lurker who enjoys these monthly trick videos. I'm just popping out to say thanks to those who make tham. Some of us are watching even if we aren't posting about it, and I'm looking forward to the next one.

Mark
by mroman
Sat Apr 23, 2011 8:42 pm
Forum: Rescue Resources & Adoptable Dogs
Topic: Meatball....yes Meatball SW Michigan
Replies: 116
Views: 36573

Re: Meatball....yes Meatball SW Michigan

Who ran good news? Channel 3 as been running nonstop evil pit bull stories for the last year.

Mark
by mroman
Wed Mar 02, 2011 8:02 am
Forum: Laws
Topic: Aberdeen, South Dakota
Replies: 28
Views: 524

Re: Aberdeen, South Dakota

CITY COUNCIL Aberdeen officials tweak dog plans Pit bulls will not be banned BY JEFF BAHR jbahr@aberdeennews. com 12:00 AM CST, March 1, 2011 The Aberdeen Police Department is no longer proposing that pit bulls be banned in Aberdeen. Instead, the police and the city attorney’s office are focusing on...
by mroman
Fri Jan 14, 2011 8:45 am
Forum: Laws
Topic: Lincoln Park, MI
Replies: 0
Views: 183

Lincoln Park, MI

A study session on "pit bulls and other dogs" considered to be dangerous has been set by the Lincoln Park City Council on Tuesday, January 17, 2011 at City Hall, 1355 Southfield Road. The council will meet at 6:30 p.m. with a study session following at 7:30 p.m. Please send your POLITE and...
by mroman
Thu Nov 18, 2010 7:27 pm
Forum: Laws
Topic: Blair, Nebraska
Replies: 4
Views: 187

Re: Blair, Nebraska

The proposed new ordinance requires that pit bulls and similar breeds be kept in a securely fenced yard or be on a leash and muzzled if they are outside the fence, but does not ban them.
by mroman
Tue Oct 12, 2010 7:57 pm
Forum: Laws
Topic: Where to find info on Candidates running for...?
Replies: 5
Views: 232

Re: Where to find info on Candidates running for...?

I sometimes use http://www.votesmart.org/ Other suggestions: Other special interest groups provide their biased opinions on candidates. Check with those who share your bias. State and federal websites provide voting records of incumbents. Local meeting minutes provide notes on memebrs' stances on vo...
by mroman
Tue Jul 20, 2010 2:54 pm
Forum: Laws
Topic: St. Joe County, IN - NO BSL!
Replies: 9
Views: 893

Re: St. Joe County, IN - NO BSL!

Found this story:
http://www.wndu.com/home/headlines/5138856.html

The ordinance once identified pit bulls as dangerous animals, but specific breeds have been taken out of the proposal.

The St. Joseph County Council passed that animal control ordinance in a vote of 6-3.
by mroman
Mon Apr 05, 2010 8:38 pm
Forum: Rescue Resources & Adoptable Dogs
Topic: Northern Indiana Rescue?
Replies: 9
Views: 1774

Re: Northern Indiana Rescue?

Did you try Animal Service League out of Dowagiac, MI?

Mark
by mroman
Fri Mar 26, 2010 12:03 pm
Forum: Laws
Topic: Miami ban ruled unenforceable!
Replies: 9
Views: 306

Re: Miami ban ruled unenforceable!

This is from a year ago. I can't seem to find anything on it since. And it is my understanding the ban is still in effect. Any Florida residents here?
by mroman
Fri Jan 15, 2010 8:55 am
Forum: Laws
Topic: Southgate, Michigan rescinds BSL
Replies: 4
Views: 200

Southgate, Michigan rescinds BSL

City rescinds ordinance banning specific breeds of dogs By Rene Cizio SOUTHGATE — An updated version of a vicious dog ordinance no longer singles out specific breeds. When the City Council first considered an updated vicious dog ordinance last year at the request of Animal Control Officer Aaron Bert...
by mroman
Fri Dec 25, 2009 6:26 pm
Forum: Laws
Topic: think there lyin to me
Replies: 4
Views: 244

Re: think there lyin to me

Assuming from your profile you are in Marion County, here is the section of the law I found applicable: Sec. 531-728. Additional restrictions on dangerous or nuisance owners or keepers of animals. (a) It shall be unlawful for any person who has been found in violation of sections 531-102 (at large),...
by mroman
Fri Dec 11, 2009 2:30 pm
Forum: Laws
Topic: Tom Skeldon STEPS DOWN!!!!!!! wooohooo!
Replies: 8
Views: 313

Re: Tom Skeldon STEPS DOWN!!!!!!! wooohooo!

Before you start dancing, know they simply replaced him with another of his relatives. So I doubt there will be much change going on there.

Mark

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