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by snikles
Wed Mar 30, 2011 5:23 pm
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: Simple question...do animals rationalize?
Replies: 8
Views: 137

Re: Simple question...do animals rationalize?

I think the question the poster was trying to ask is do dogs have the ability to reason.

Here might be something: http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/my- ... -and-logic
by snikles
Fri Mar 25, 2011 10:29 am
Forum: Rescue Resources & Adoptable Dogs
Topic: difference between animal control, humane society, or rescue
Replies: 10
Views: 20199

Re: difference between animal control, humane society, or re

SPCAs are similar to Humane Societies, correct?
by snikles
Thu Mar 24, 2011 12:19 pm
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: Do I need a click?
Replies: 10
Views: 215

Re: Do I need a click?

A word of advice when using a clicker: be careful if you are clipping your finger nails around your dog. It could confuse him or her.
by snikles
Tue Mar 22, 2011 10:41 am
Forum: Rescue Resources & Adoptable Dogs
Topic: Honey Bun and Puppies - CA
Replies: 30
Views: 11027

Re: Honey Bun and Puppies - CA

That is awesome what you and your husband did. That story reminds me of how my mom found our dog Sadie. She was running around the ship yard and my mom got worried she was going to get ran over, so she brought her home. My mom told me she was bringing home a stray that had been running around the sh...
by snikles
Mon Mar 21, 2011 8:56 pm
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: Bad Behavior After Vet Stay?
Replies: 18
Views: 277

Re: Bad Behavior After Vet Stay?

At minimum he is sick, scared, and drugged. I wouldn't be surprised at some uncharacteristic behavior in that condition.
by snikles
Mon Mar 21, 2011 1:36 pm
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: Introducing adult pit to a puppy pit
Replies: 3
Views: 196

Introducing adult pit to a puppy pit

The thread by PitBullGirl01 about introducing two dogs got me to wondering about my situation and I didn't want to hijack her thread, so here is this one. I want to introduce my 4 month old female spayed pit mix puppy to my nephew's 4 year old neutered male pit mix. I was thinking that because my do...
by snikles
Mon Mar 21, 2011 11:10 am
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: How to introduce two dogs
Replies: 32
Views: 575

Re: How to introduce two dogs

How old is your dog? If it is that puppy in your avatar, then I don't think you will need a break stick.
by snikles
Mon Mar 21, 2011 10:52 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Does this warrant a new vet?
Replies: 10
Views: 1708

Re: Does this warrant a new vet?

If you are not comfortable with what your current vet is saying then you should get a second opinion.
by snikles
Tue Mar 15, 2011 4:16 pm
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: Cesar Millan
Replies: 818
Views: 34967

Re: Cesar Millan

He kicks or hits dogs that are doing nothing aggressive, and then when they respond, he attacks them further. There is no possible way that helps the dog. All it teaches them is that humans are brutal and unpredictable. But humans ARE brutal and unpredictable. I realize that this isn't ideal, but t...
by snikles
Sun Mar 13, 2011 8:13 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: My New Puppy
Replies: 4
Views: 789

Re: My New Puppy

Thanks everybody. We are glad we rescued her.
by snikles
Sun Mar 13, 2011 9:19 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: My New Puppy
Replies: 4
Views: 789

My New Puppy

Hello everybody. My name is Shane. I am a 32 year old attorney originally from Detroit and now living in Annapolis. My girlfriend and I recently rescued a pit bull mix puppy who we named Lily from the DC Humane Society. We adopted her on January 28, 2011 when she was 10 weeks old and 14 lbs. She is ...

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