Last Activity:02-29-2012 9:02 AM
Posted in thread: Best teeth advice? on 02-29-2012 at 08:03 PM
I believe feeding raw bones is a good way to keep a dogs teeth nice but I would check with my
vet that there are no underlying issues. I know that some dogs depending on their age, health,
and immune ...
Posted in thread: Trainability VS Intelligence on 02-29-2012 at 02:00 PM
I don't think we truly understand the level of "intelligence" in a dog as opposed to instinct
and relex (like you said star). A person can't truly know what an animal of any kind is
thinking. When I s...
Posted in thread: Trainability VS Intelligence on 02-29-2012 at 03:04 AM
Duchess-- I appreciate that because it was a comment made in good taste with respect. I also
respect other peoples breed preferences... I was just sharing my views (wasn't attempting to
come off as ab...
Posted in thread: Trainability VS Intelligence on 02-29-2012 at 02:38 AM
It's not that I don't like hounds.... It's simply that they aren't as intelligent (or as easy
to train, however you want to say it, it's kind of splitting hairs) as other breeds of dog. For
Posted in thread: Strange Growths and Swollen Lymph Nodes--ANY IDEAS? on 02-29-2012 at 02:17 AM
I would say that the only advice you should take at this point would be your veterinarian. It
sounds serious enough that online opinions are not going to be particularly helpful. Best of
Posted in thread: Cesar Millan or Victoria Stillwell? on 02-28-2012 at 01:56 PM
Malamute girl-- Cesar is obviously not "punishing" them he is stating boundaries clearly. It's
like a competition on forums (not stating this one in particular) to see-- who mollycoddled
their dogs th...
Posted in thread: Cesar Millan or Victoria Stillwell? on 02-28-2012 at 01:49 PM
It's funny that people nowadays consider a firm touch on the neck or side to be "cruelty" or
"abuse" (those words get thrown around way too easily). I love a lot of CM's methods and some I
Posted in thread: Bald knees? on 02-28-2012 at 01:20 PM
I guess it depends on the dog..? I have a smooth coat dog and no bald knees... I'm sure it's
nothing to worry about!
Posted in thread: Electroshock Soccer (yes, this is dog related!) on 02-28-2012 at 03:47 AM
Wanted to add-- I don't mean go up to a chained up rottie that's barking and frothing at the
mouth, I'm referring to a dog already well known to you and in the midst of training. As for
you saying a "...
Posted in thread: Bald knees? on 02-28-2012 at 03:43 AM
What breed of dog?? Smooth coat, medium coat or long coat??