More trouble with Ares :(

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  1. corgipower

    corgipower Tweleve Enthusiest

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    So I think I figured out what was causing the recent aggression. And we're doing much better in that area. :)

    And today, he fell off the top step of the porch and needed three tries to make it onto the couch.

    His hind end just isn't holding up very well. :(
     
  2. oakash

    oakash Kat/Oak AKA The Nice One

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    Awww :(

    I didn't hear the reason for Ares's behavior.. is it easily stopped?
     
  3. corgipower

    corgipower Tweleve Enthusiest

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    Yes and no...

    With his incontinence issues, the daily routine had changed a few times, and he didn't agree with some of those changes.
     
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    smkie pointer/labrador/terrier Staff Member

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    Well that is perfectly understandable. Poor guy. : ( I would be cross too.
     
  5. elegy

    elegy overdogged

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    poor Ares :(
     
  6. PWCorgi

    PWCorgi Priscilla Winifred Corgi

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    Aww, poor Ares :(

    Do you think if his hind end continues to get worse you could acclimate him to a cart?
     
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    corgipower Tweleve Enthusiest

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    Ares on wheels? :yikes:

    I'm sure I could. Right now, it's just stairs and furniture that causes a problem. His insistence on doing things he really can't do isn't helping.
     
  8. corgipower

    corgipower Tweleve Enthusiest

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    Especially if you're a little reddog brat who thinks they rule the world. :cool:
     
  9. Maura

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    If you want him on the couch, and he's having trouble, you could just put a short object in front of the couch so he has a step up.
     
  10. puppydog

    puppydog Tru evil has no pantyline

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    I agree with the above. You can get those light weight carpeted ramps that have special grips on them. That way he doesn't have to jiggle his hind end and loose balance.
     
  11. Snark

    Snark Mutts to you

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    Agree with the ramp/couch stairs idea - I did that for my geriatric group.
     
  12. drmom777

    drmom777 Bloody but Unbowed

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    I am sorry Ares is having these problems, but so glad you figured out your aggression problems with the cranky corgi.
     
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    Awe :( Poor guy.

    Agreed again on the ramp/steps to aid him............and even the cart sounds like it could work! I bet you could construct one to fit him pretty cheap and easily.
     
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    :( Poor Ares!
     
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    Poor Ares. I think the stairs/ramp would be a good idea.
     

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