The dog musing/vent thread

Discussion in 'Dogs - General Dog Chat' started by Laurelin, Jul 11, 2013.

  1. k9krazee

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    Last night I was hanging out with some people at the park. There was a lady with a 5 month old Std Poodle and I started talking to her about shaping and she's like, yeah, I've clicker trained dogs, I was a trainer for 17 years. And I'm like, cool! Dog person! Later on we start chatting, I mentioned that Crossbone has started putting his toys in the water bowl when we play and she's like, that's a display of dominance. I just looked at her, I kind of thought she might be kidding, then laughed and told her that I think Crossbone just thinks it's fun.

    How would dunking stuffed animals or tennis balls be a display of dominance? Dominance to who? Stuffed animal, I'll show you who's boss! Take that!
     
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    HAHAHA WHAT? Are you serious??
     
  3. Beanie

    Beanie Clicker Cult Coordinator

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    OMG I can't stop laughing.
     
  4. Oko

    Oko Silence, peasants.

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    Well we all know that Crossbone is a horrible dominant animal who rules your household with an iron paw, right? LOL

    My muse/rant: 2 DockDog events, 3 flyball tournaments, 3 agility trials, at least one lurecoursing trial, two barn hunt trials, and an IPO trial in the next 3 months, all within a 2 hour drive of my house. HOW DO I DECIDE?!?!?!?!
     
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    Beanie Clicker Cult Coordinator

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    DO THEM AAAAAAAAAAAALL

    I'm jealous you have that much stuff near you!
     
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    Definitely do all the things!
     
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    Rally with Cara? I'm thinking yes.
     
  9. Laurelin

    Laurelin I'm All Ears

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    Mia knows just how to lift my spirits. <3 this dog. We quite possibly just had the craziest game of ball ever played. It was so much fun.

    And post-game, I sat down on the couch and Mia nicely grabbed a bully stick and laid down. No demand barking at all. She's really matured lately.
     
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    In Indianapolis for Payton and Georgie's first traveling agility trial.
    Left Auggie behind with my dad.

    Cried for almost thirty minutes.

    I'm never leaving him behind again if I can help it. I can't do it.
     
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    noludoru Bored Now.

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    (((((((((hugs))))))))))
     
  12. Laurelin

    Laurelin I'm All Ears

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    Summer was being snuggly last night! It is weird, she used to be super snuggly at night until I got Mia then moved to sleeping at the foot of the bed. But last night I woke up twice and she was cuddled up next to me. <3 I missed that.

    We did have one moment where both wanted to snuggle in the same spot and they were grumping each other though.
     
  13. Laurelin

    Laurelin I'm All Ears

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    Mia was.... carrying her kibble to my shoe, putting it in my shoe, then eating it out of my shoe.

    :confused::confused::confused:
     
  14. Emily

    Emily Rollin' with my bitches

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    My dog can eat 1.5 cups of kibble, 2 teaspoons coconut oil, and a tablespoon of peanut butter per meal without canon butt or vomiting - as long as I feed her pancreatin with her meals. Hooray! I'm convinced she wasn't processing fats without it. Her coat already feels better!
     
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    YAAAAY! SO happy to hear this!
     
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    I broke down and admitted that I want one of the upcoming Pirate puppies. So, probably new puppy for me in a couple months.
     
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    Woo hoo!
     
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    Yay! Can I name him? Oh, never mind. Then someday we could potentially have two dogs with the same name. lol My Pirate will probably never have babies but if I were to continue with the pirate theme, I like Buccaneer for a male dog. Buck for short, obviously.
     
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    Yes!

    Which organization?!
     
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    apdt. :)
     

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