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    Ears and teething

    OK I have read on this forum people talking about a pup's ears going goofy during teething and I thought that was pretty goofy.

    Well my current pup has just gotten goofy folds in her ears, as she...
  2. Thread: Artificial turf

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    Artificial turf

    We are considering artificial grass in the puppy pen. It will be an area that will be difficult to mow, and if I don't have to mow around all the puppy toys, that would be great. Since it would be...
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    Congrats on the new pup! Best way to work on a...

    Congrats on the new pup! Best way to work on a good return on a little pup is to use a hallway if you have one. Close all the doors so the only way to go is back to you. Short sessions of a couple...
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    Thanks. I have relayed your suggestions. ...

    Thanks. I have relayed your suggestions. Outdoor kennel wouldn't work because she would bark all the time.

    They don't want to fence--even though it wouldn't take much to do because of neighbor...
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    bark collar and invisible fence collar

    Sister-in-law has an Airdale. They have a tiny backyard in town and have conditioned the dog to the invisible fence.

    Since she is a terrier she likes to bark. Neighbors have complained and the...
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    If the dog ever had interest in retrieving, I...

    If the dog ever had interest in retrieving, I would agree with others here that something happened to make it a chore instead of a vocation. I would also suggest the Hillman info on building desire....
  7. Thread: Airing Yard

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    And unless you compact it, the pea gravel is easy...

    And unless you compact it, the pea gravel is easy to dig in. We made our airing yard multiple layers of limestone, different sizes (large to small) and then compacted it.

    Meredith
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    Could definitely be a false pregnancy, or just...

    Could definitely be a false pregnancy, or just hormonal changes. Heat cycles can really mess with their heads and bodies.

    Meredith
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    Another way to approach it is don't change the...

    Another way to approach it is don't change the food, but cut back and add fillers such as canned green beans (low salt kind). Dogs think they are getting a treat, but the veges help fill them up.
    ...
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    I thought AKC didn't allow you to list other...

    I thought AKC didn't allow you to list other club's titles in AKC materials? When I was HT secretary, we had to remove all non-AKC titles before putting programs together.

    Meredith
  11. Thread: Health certs

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    Orthopedic Foundation for Animals: www.offa.org...

    Orthopedic Foundation for Animals: www.offa.org
    For at least hips and elbows. Need dog's registered name (spelling must match) or dog's AKC registration number.

    CNM white list for CNM results. ...
  12. My husband says "leave it" is the most important...

    My husband says "leave it" is the most important command I teach the dogs. They will pick up all sorts of things outside and in the house--saves mouth sweeps and stomach problems. I use it more in...
  13. Thread: Cost to spay

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    I would suggest you check to see if there is a...

    I would suggest you check to see if there is a spay clinic in your area. Not familar with youru region for prices--in the Midwest where I lived until recently, a spay on a Lab was about $400 with...
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    No she won't out-grow it. Need to break the habit...

    No she won't out-grow it. Need to break the habit now or figure out a way to manage it before it gets worse.

    I have one with similar tendancies. I have really started enforcing his obedience. He...
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    Since you say your dog is getting close to the...

    Since you say your dog is getting close to the age for clearances, that makes me assume he is approaching two years old. Find a good veterinariain for hip and elbow x-rays after the dog turns two. ...
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    I have had a litter of 14 and all had normal...

    I have had a litter of 14 and all had normal tails...BS for sure that the pups were crowded. I would suspect a visitor.

    Meredith
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    I just moved 1300 miles to get away from the heat...

    I just moved 1300 miles to get away from the heat and humidity. It gets warm here in NE Washington, but with humidity of 13% it is A LOT different than the 120 degree heat index in Iowa this time of...
  18. Thread: Nerve issues

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    If you search the subject, you will see low...

    If you search the subject, you will see low thyroid is a common cause for partial paralysis like you describe. That is the lesser cause...lots of ugly things too. I would check the thyroid, and if...
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    Run progesterone to see where she is in her...

    Run progesterone to see where she is in her cycle. If she is ovulating but he still isn't interested, then you do side-by-side A.I. Collect him, inseminate her.

    Meredith
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    Sue, I agree with you. I am still surprised at...

    Sue, I agree with you. I am still surprised at how many times I find dogs being offered for stud that do not have elbow clearances. Or, they say "my veterinarian said they were fine." There are...
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    I also like the grossbeak and the hummingbird! ...

    I also like the grossbeak and the hummingbird!

    Meredith
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    I like the third and fourth ones. Hard to...

    I like the third and fourth ones. Hard to believe they are real!!

    Meredith
  23. Thread: Hot spots

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    yes vetricin works well and fast!! Might have to...

    yes vetricin works well and fast!! Might have to clip the area to get air to the sore.

    Meredith
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    Yes they can get more anxious with age and if her...

    Yes they can get more anxious with age and if her world has just changed that would be enough to trigger the episodes.

    Where is her crate? Is it possible to have it in your room so she knows you...
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    looks like dog crate central has one the right...

    looks like dog crate central has one the right size...I just have to fork out $60. Probably cost close to that to have one fabricated.

    Meredith
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