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by Leslie H
Thu Mar 07, 2013 8:56 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Search and Rescue Pit Bull
Replies: 2
Views: 2049

Re: Search and Rescue Pit Bull

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by Leslie H
Thu Mar 07, 2013 8:52 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Sup from Houston
Replies: 11
Views: 4273

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by Leslie H
Thu Mar 07, 2013 8:51 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello.. from Adriana
Replies: 9
Views: 3191

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by Leslie H
Thu Mar 07, 2013 8:38 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello everyone
Replies: 6
Views: 1955

Re: Hello everyone

Hi, could you tell us a little more about yourself, so you can be given access? There's a sample intro sticky in this forum.
by Leslie H
Thu Mar 07, 2013 8:36 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Newbie
Replies: 3
Views: 1643

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by Leslie H
Thu Mar 07, 2013 8:34 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello
Replies: 3
Views: 1720

Re: Hello

Hi, can you tell us a little more about yourself, so you can be given access? There's a sample intro sticky in this forum.
by Leslie H
Mon Mar 04, 2013 8:17 pm
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: My pitbull is shy and scared HELP!!! :(
Replies: 1
Views: 286

Re: My pitbull is shy and scared HELP!!! :(

http://www.patriciamcconnell.com/store/The-Cautious-Canine.html If you've had the pup a month, and he's still that worried about you, then I think you have a serious problem. There is a lot of information out there for helping fearful dogs, but this sounds like a pup who you are going to have to he...
by Leslie H
Mon Mar 04, 2013 8:13 pm
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: "Split Personalities"?
Replies: 8
Views: 435

Re: "Split Personalities"?

Timid behavior is often genetic, is very heritable, according to Patricia McConnell. http://www.patriciamcconnell.com/fear-of-dogs-and-new-people It can be made worse by lack of or poor interactions during the critical period for socialization 8-16 weeks, and also, dogs go through "fear stages&...
by Leslie H
Fri Mar 01, 2013 8:57 pm
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: "Split Personalities"?
Replies: 8
Views: 435

Re: "Split Personalities"?

Actually, it sounds like all of it is fear related behavior. When he feels a little more confident inside, he just avoids the situation. It sounds like he feels even less confident outside, so he puts on a threat display, to try to scare away the things that scare him. Fearful dogs are more likely t...
by Leslie H
Fri Mar 01, 2013 8:42 pm
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: Piper snapped at someone today, What to do?
Replies: 22
Views: 886

Re: Piper snapped at someone today, What to do?

I'm very sorry to read this. RIP Piper.
by Leslie H
Thu Feb 28, 2013 10:15 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: 9 Month Old Thor Has a Luxating Patella... Yay...
Replies: 4
Views: 3323

Re: 9 Month Old Thor Has a Luxating Patella... Yay...

I'm sorry to hear that Thor needs surgery, but it sounds like he's been in some discomfort. Poor boy.
by Leslie H
Thu Feb 28, 2013 10:12 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Geriatric Onset Laryngeal Paralysis
Replies: 35
Views: 15803

Re: Geriatric Onset Laryngeal Paralysis

My sister's wheaton, Lupi, had this surgery over a year ago. While he was over 13, he was very fit, hiking 5 miles, yet his breathing issues were strongly effected by warm temps, and it was obvious he might not survive the summer. His surgery was done at Tufts University. He did get pneumonia after ...
by Leslie H
Thu Feb 28, 2013 9:25 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hershey the Pit Bull
Replies: 1
Views: 1139

Re: Hershey the Pit Bull

Hi, could you tell us a little more about yourself, so you can be given access? There's a sample intro sticky in this forum.
by Leslie H
Thu Feb 28, 2013 9:24 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello everyone
Replies: 1
Views: 1049

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by Leslie H
Thu Feb 28, 2013 9:22 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi once again
Replies: 2
Views: 1242

Re: Hi once again

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