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by Red
Sun May 12, 2013 12:36 am
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: Head collars
Replies: 78
Views: 21396

Re: Head collars

While a flat collar does not directly operate on a dog's muzzle You're right. A flat collar does not yank a dog around by it's head. I think everyone here knows that. It shouldn't be a correction, it should be gentle pressure Wait.. what?? A 'gentle pressure' isn't a correction? Since when? If a 'g...
by Red
Wed Apr 03, 2013 10:47 pm
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: Another sit means sit trainer abusing dogs
Replies: 5
Views: 559

Re: Another sit means sit trainer abusing dogs

The owner of the video wants to hide the truth of what he's really doing to these poor animals. Anyone questioning his abusive methods is immediately silenced. I think it's telling that he refuses to allow open discussion. He's clearly unable to comprehend that there are BETTER methods out there. A...
by Red
Tue Feb 26, 2013 12:11 am
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: Hind end awareness - I'm just not getting it
Replies: 10
Views: 506

Re: Hind end awareness - I'm just not getting it

I keep telling myself this is my problem and my dog really isn't stupid... I really hope I'm right lol That would be quite right. Luring to get over some initial difficulties can be done without issues, but when luring is done in an incorrect way the dog is not actually operant and cannot think on ...
by Red
Mon Feb 25, 2013 11:51 pm
Forum: Rescue Resources & Adoptable Dogs
Topic: Buddy aka "The Log"
Replies: 3
Views: 6370

Re: Buddy aka "The Log"

His ears are quite funny and they add personality to him. :)
by Red
Sat Feb 23, 2013 1:23 am
Forum: Rescue Resources & Adoptable Dogs
Topic: Buddy aka "The Log"
Replies: 3
Views: 6370

Buddy aka "The Log"

Buddy was an intact stray in Lancaster CA and, luckily for him, an active duty military man took him off the streets. The Lancaster mayor wants to see all pit bulls gone so Buddy would have been gone very quickly if picked up by Animal Control. Could not find a rescue to take him and he is my care n...
by Red
Sat Feb 23, 2013 12:52 am
Forum: Rescue Resources & Adoptable Dogs
Topic: OMG! Don't let Pat Cook get an Aussie!
Replies: 31
Views: 21373

Re: OMG! Don't let Pat Cook get an Aussie!

All I am saying is that I am glad he is back.
by Red
Fri Jan 25, 2013 2:02 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Help? Broken tooth. *cry*
Replies: 21
Views: 10851

Re: Help? Broken tooth. *cry*

Best wishes from my crew and me.
by Red
Thu Jan 24, 2013 12:40 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Cyclosporine for IBD
Replies: 10
Views: 7207

Re: Cyclosporine for IBD

Tux has been on Budesonide for a while now, and he has not gained a thing.I asked for an EPI test (Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency) last week, which was negative. His ACTH test done on Monday resulted in little if no cortisol produced.On top of IBD he has Atypical Addison's and tomorrow his adrena...
by Red
Thu Jan 24, 2013 12:33 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: histiocytoma - how long do i wait before opting for surgery?
Replies: 5
Views: 8839

Re: histiocytoma - how long do i wait before opting for surg

Hi there. My Jack just had 4 growth removed on Monday, one sent to lab, and the others were fatty cysts and one skin tag. The one that looked "angry" because of scratching and dragging on the carpet was sent to lab and the result came back today as histiocytoma. I opted to have it removed ...
by Red
Sat Dec 29, 2012 3:33 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Pet Insurance
Replies: 109
Views: 98279

Re: Pet Insurance

Just wanted to add good reviews for the pet insurance I have, Healthypaws. Fast and reliable customer service, 90% vet bill reimbursement (my plan) and always a nice note added in return to my claim. Tux's care has been thousands of dollars just this year and the insurance has been a huge help. This...
by Red
Thu Dec 27, 2012 12:58 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Devastating News....
Replies: 2
Views: 2272

Re: Devastating News....

Try to get a better understanding on what the damage is, if you can get some valid explanations. Pit Bull Rescue Central would help you with some of the vet bills. They can't cover everything but it is a start. You might be able to find a vet that gives you a special discount for a rescue puppy in t...
by Red
Tue Dec 25, 2012 11:16 pm
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: Vibration Collar
Replies: 18
Views: 823

Re: Vibration Collar

Until Kate is able to post some videos here is how I introduce dogs to a pager. My collar is a Dogtra 280NCP , low to medium power transmitter and with pages.The pager vibrates and it makes a sound like a cell phone on vibrating. It not loud but could cause problems for sound sensitive dogs. Also, i...
by Red
Fri Dec 21, 2012 1:10 am
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: Resource Sharing?
Replies: 3
Views: 275

Re: Resource Sharing?

I don't think they have anything either one considers high value. The value is probably in the interaction the toy brings, not the toy itself. Appropriate play is highly enriching for dogs and should be allowed as long as there are rules in place, that both dogs follow.Continuing to keep an eye on ...
by Red
Fri Dec 21, 2012 12:42 am
Forum: Equipment, Housing, Supplies and Accessories
Topic: Experiences with CD Pits orders?
Replies: 5
Views: 914

Re: Experiences with CD Pits orders?

Cindy gets stuck on orders at times. She was down here in CA at a show at the end of November but she is back home now.Do you want me to ask her what happened with your order? Might help if you send me a PM with your full name so she can look it up.

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