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by BabyReba
Sun Jan 11, 2004 10:02 pm
Forum: Rescue Resources & Adoptable Dogs
Topic: poor preggers pittie needs help
Replies: 0
Views: 2115

poor preggers pittie needs help

Anyone in Arkansas? This poor girl in a shelter is about to absolutely burst with puppies. http://www.dotphoto.com/SAN7/8B/8D/C8/i8B8DC820-2292-4084-88F1-93190D03545F.jpg She's at http://www.lastchancearkansas.org if you want more info. This poor dog could be the poster child for advocating the spay...
by BabyReba
Thu Dec 18, 2003 10:22 pm
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: diane or other pure positive training folks
Replies: 9
Views: 1931

her new trick

ali, i was thinking about what you said about teaching new tricks, and today i found the handle to an old broom and decided to see if Juice would jump over it. after about 15 minutes, i would tell her "over" and she'd hop the broom--she even seemed to enjoy it! next we're gonna try "under" and see i...
by BabyReba
Wed Dec 17, 2003 4:34 pm
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: diane or other pure positive training folks
Replies: 9
Views: 1931

paw

chew, paw was one of the first things Juice got down pat! she was always trying to paw my hand to get the clicker or the treat anyway, so i incorporated it into her everyday "sit, down, stay" drills. it's so funny because she's so eager to get something from me that she'll follow me around the kitch...
by BabyReba
Wed Dec 17, 2003 12:36 pm
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: diane or other pure positive training folks
Replies: 9
Views: 1931

thanks

thanks for the advice ali and nick. nick, i'll definitely take a look at that book--my older dogs have both been trained using the "least resistance possible" methods. I would use some old-school hands-on stuff with them when necessary, but didn't interfere at all if they could catch onto things on ...
by BabyReba
Sun Dec 14, 2003 12:29 pm
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: diane or other pure positive training folks
Replies: 9
Views: 1931

diane or other pure positive training folks

Since I got her at 8 weeks, I've been working with puppy Juice with the "pure positive" training method (at least as much as I understand of it), and until recently it's worked beautifully. But as she's just passing the 5 month mark, she's starting to get more willful and less attentive. She's becom...
by BabyReba
Thu Dec 11, 2003 9:30 pm
Forum: Laws
Topic: Maryland statewide BSL proposal
Replies: 0
Views: 805

Maryland statewide BSL proposal

Anyone in Maryland, please contact this guy and CROSSPOST! CROSSPOST In a message dated 12/11/2003 6:22:07 PM Eastern Standard Time, gone2thedogs@toad.net writes: I am on the board of directors for the Caroline County Humane Society located on the eastern shore. I am asking everyone to please read t...

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