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by kristakmj
Thu Mar 27, 2008 7:55 am
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: How do I train/untrain these things
Replies: 5
Views: 404

she doesnt need to be entertained. my dogs arent leashed to me but they dont always have something to do either , sometimes its quiet time and all they are allowed to do is take a nap . you are teaching your dog to follow you and your lead it lets her know she is not alpha you are the leader
by kristakmj
Thu Mar 27, 2008 7:14 am
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: How do I train/untrain these things
Replies: 5
Views: 404

since you have the leash on, getting her off the furntiure will be easy . teach her the word off while you are yanking her off the couch. sierra came to me and thought she was too precious to lay on the floor , things were fine then she peed on my bed as a show of dominance. i made a bed for her and...
by kristakmj
Wed Mar 26, 2008 9:34 am
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: HELP. My girl just attacked me...bad
Replies: 56
Views: 3771

i think people are focusing on the dogs issues with the cat , you can teach a dog to tolerate a cat so long as you are the alpha dog. and this dog doesnt seem to see you as that , however if one of my dogs bit me that many times i would think either A) i am not the right alpha leader for this dog ( ...
by kristakmj
Mon Mar 24, 2008 6:59 pm
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: Potty training woes.
Replies: 2
Views: 176

if she has bedding in there take it out until you break the habit. and go back to square one pottying training
by kristakmj
Mon Mar 24, 2008 6:56 pm
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: Sleep time and issues
Replies: 4
Views: 216

i think its okay you take him out to go poptty bu i certainly would not play with him , after he goes potty put him back in the crate and tell him go to bed. if he whines ignore it he will learn that doesnt get him anything, if you have to move him to another room until he learns crate = sleep , i t...
by kristakmj
Mon Mar 24, 2008 6:53 pm
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: Growling and chasing
Replies: 8
Views: 268

is she off leash on the beach? if the answer is yes i would not let her run off leash, but if you really want let her off leash wait until she is better under your control . i dont let my dogs play with growling , they play quiet or it stops, might sound mean but i dont ever want to wonder what thei...
by kristakmj
Sun Mar 23, 2008 8:17 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: feed store food? whats good?
Replies: 64
Views: 5950

i got a 20lb bag of canidae for 23.99 , not much more then you were looking to pay , if you go to walmart all of my dogs were on it and did "okay" its 20lbs for 14 bucks . but they all have much better coats and much less poop oh yah and the pet store has 40lb of canidae for $35 thats even...
by kristakmj
Sun Mar 23, 2008 7:55 pm
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: need some help
Replies: 6
Views: 427

do you free feed and water him?
by kristakmj
Fri Mar 21, 2008 7:52 pm
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: jumping up
Replies: 6
Views: 342

i know many dont agree with it but i put my knee up and say down , i dont hurt them but it just makes it impossible to put thier paws on me , mine tried the same thing they would just jump on my back as well . i also make mine sit before getting pet, same as with people we meet out of the house they...
by kristakmj
Fri Mar 21, 2008 7:48 pm
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: Biting/Mouthing when we play
Replies: 8
Views: 738

i taught kilo gentle , he had very bad manners when it came to human hands not mean just not carefull lol i used a feeding time and placed kibble in my palm and as he took it nice and gentle without getting skin i would say gentle good boy , if he "lunged" ( for lack of better word ) for i...
by kristakmj
Fri Mar 21, 2008 7:42 pm
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: Licks cage, no attention span, hyperactive....HELP!
Replies: 10
Views: 493

i leave a TV on for mine so they hear voices and noise
by kristakmj
Fri Mar 21, 2008 10:13 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New Here!
Replies: 18
Views: 1248

welcome to the forum

i have 2 pups and a grown dog ( all 3 APBT ) myself along with 3 kids it can be interesting but raised right i think you will find it an awesome experience :thumbsup:
by kristakmj
Wed Mar 19, 2008 7:41 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: What do you spend on Dog Food per MO.?
Replies: 65
Views: 6104

i go through 2 bags of canidae a month , i dont buy any treats i use kibble for training or ice cubes or maybe some left over scraps from dinner,cheese bites or lunch meat . i bought some oil supplment it cost 22 for a big bottle im hoping will last for a month so thats less then $100 for 3 dogs not...
by kristakmj
Wed Mar 19, 2008 4:58 pm
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: I really need help with nail clipping!
Replies: 19
Views: 934

sierra is the same way in fact i almost got bit ( yikes ), i tried everything, just showing her the clippers , giving her peanut butter , NOTHING worked . she would let me hold her paws but as soon as she saw the clippers in my hand she just went into crazy mode . me and hubby have to do it together...
by kristakmj
Wed Mar 19, 2008 4:52 pm
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: Licks cage, no attention span, hyperactive....HELP!
Replies: 10
Views: 493

the crying while i the crate will work so long as you keep doing what you have done that she went from an hour to 30 minutes now. dont go to her crate until she is calm, no verbal correction no eye contact nothing . i make my pups ( both almost 7 months ) sit then i begin to open the door and if the...

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