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by kristakmj
Thu Jan 03, 2008 5:51 pm
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: Crate training questions
Replies: 5
Views: 379

i have kilo in a cage that is only big enough for him to stand up turn around and lay back down he gets no blankets because he will do his stuff in a larger cage or if there are blankets in there. the other pup i have has a huge crate that will fit him full grown and he gets blankets BECAUSE he wont...
by kristakmj
Thu Jan 03, 2008 5:48 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: I give up!!!!!!!!!! From now on Iam feeding pedigree.
Replies: 78
Views: 6606

we all eat garbage , but i agree i feed them walmart stuff because its what i can ALWAYS afford , and its conveient. its right here in town . i would love to be able to feed them something of higher quality but i would also like to eat steak everynight for dinner lol . so if the dog is healthy and d...
by kristakmj
Thu Jan 03, 2008 1:48 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: I give up!!!!!!!!!! From now on Iam feeding pedigree.
Replies: 78
Views: 6606

my dogs eat pedigree and they do great with it!!!! x2 i had mine on purina then i asked my MIL what brand she fed her dogs since they live forever and were healthy she said pedigree so i tried that but they got the runs and alot of it , wal mart started selling maxximum the ingredients dont look to...
by kristakmj
Wed Jan 02, 2008 10:46 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from Michigan
Replies: 13
Views: 929

welcome

42 pounds is right with the breed standard your girl is beautiful :peace:
by kristakmj
Wed Jan 02, 2008 4:06 pm
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: Play fighting ok?
Replies: 5
Views: 217

i let sierra who is a yr and half play with my pups who are 4 months , she has actually taught them alot of thier doggy amnners, the pups butt in the air is a play bow, and she just wants toplay, if your older pup is interested i would let them play with each other supervised by you of course also i...
by kristakmj
Wed Jan 02, 2008 4:02 pm
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: Door Bolting..need HELP!!!
Replies: 8
Views: 330

ill be watching this post sierra does it too , thank god its not as much in and out since its cold . i dont think i can do the butt to floor thing when she hears the door. oh yah and she only does it to the kids
by kristakmj
Tue Jan 01, 2008 3:51 pm
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: Growling and biteing?
Replies: 29
Views: 1829

so he does it to just your duaghter then? i would say it almost sounds like something did happen , i dont mean your daughter is not behved i have 3 small kids and it could have been something very simple that the dog didnt like . if you can get close enough to him without him growling i would do the...
by kristakmj
Tue Jan 01, 2008 12:00 pm
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: The Crate...
Replies: 8
Views: 291

i wouldnt put anything inthere if she uses that to go on its rienforcing the wrong thing you are trying to accomplish .

kilo is 4 months and i still cannot leave anything in there for him cause he will use it
by kristakmj
Tue Jan 01, 2008 11:52 am
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: Growling and biteing?
Replies: 29
Views: 1829

sorry for the DP how do you let him out? is it mainly your duaghter that he growls at? i would think if you can get close enough to the crate before he starts to growl and bark try as you walk by to throw some awesome treats in there so he begins to associate positve when people walk around his crat...
by kristakmj
Tue Jan 01, 2008 11:49 am
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: Growling and biteing?
Replies: 29
Views: 1829

can i ask old how he was when you got him? is it possible he had a very negative experience with the crate ?
by kristakmj
Mon Dec 31, 2007 10:28 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello
Replies: 9
Views: 684

welcome

and i have small kids and 3 APBT and one im trying to rehome they are great with my kids :thumbsup:
by kristakmj
Mon Dec 31, 2007 9:22 pm
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: Scared of ANYTHING out of the ordinary
Replies: 9
Views: 451

im not sure of any advice but sierra chases the vacum and the mower sometimes i have to put her up to vacum
by kristakmj
Mon Dec 31, 2007 9:19 pm
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: Growling and biteing?
Replies: 29
Views: 1829

thats not easy for a 3 yr old
by kristakmj
Mon Dec 31, 2007 3:45 pm
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: The post no APBT owner wants to make
Replies: 32
Views: 2013

no there isnt an issue there then, i think its more like you said she knows shes sneaking because she wont even touch it if im in the room and also i think its cause its on the floor cause i left a bowl on the table once when we left and she was not in her crate and she didnt touch the bowl with sna...
by kristakmj
Mon Dec 31, 2007 1:55 pm
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: The post no APBT owner wants to make
Replies: 32
Views: 2013

I just thought of a big one that alot of people let slide cause its a little kid and they are just dogs... Do you let snoopy steal food from doodie? If not how do you correct? I found that a very hard thing to teach the dogs not to do and had to resort to physical negative correction when they did ...

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