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Posted on: 9:16:47 PM 2/1/2006

I'm for it, as long as it is done under anesthesia (not sure if I spelled that right) by appropriately trained personnel (i.e., a vet).

Posted on: 9:10:09 PM 2/1/2006

"Is your guy already totally deaf?"

Yeah, she's totally deaf. She shows no startle reflex to sudden, loud noises. She does orient to me stomping on the floor when she's laying down, so I could use that as a tool. It's been coming on g...

Posted on: 10:15:59 PM 1/31/2006

My dog is old and has gone deaf. In her prime, she was trained in the usual way to respond to voice commands. Now, I am thinking about using a few simple visual commands to get her to do basic tricks ("sit", etc., nothing too elaborate).

Posted on: 9:58:58 PM 1/31/2006

to quote gunny:
"For desinsitizing dogs i would feed the dog with scissor next to them."

Something similar has worked for me. It dates back a long time, too. Pavlov (or one of his students - I can't remember), report the phenomeno...

Posted on: 11:26:14 PM 1/29/2006

I didn't like it very much either. I've been successful at training dogs using non-aversive methods. But, if it works for him, I guess he is entitled to do it as long he does not do anything illegal or that causes long-term harm to the dog. For ...

Posted on: 9:01:40 PM 1/29/2006

Last night, I came across a TV show called the "dog whisperer", where a man trains dogs that nobody else can. I was wondering if anybody has seen the show, and what you think of it?

In my area (Minneapolis, MN), the show airs on the nat...

Posted on: 4:52:30 PM 1/29/2006

I would report it. You never know what the dog has already done and what it will do in the future. It is best to report it and let the proper authorities handle the situation.

In my experience, I've found that trying to take these th...

Posted on: 4:47:18 PM 1/29/2006

as far as spelling is concerned: I really don't care about it, especially on an internet forum. As long as I can understand what the poster is trying to say, I don't care about spelling, gammar, etc... and I am a Ph.D. student.

Posted on: 9:10:37 PM 1/23/2006

That is funny. And most of them are true.

Posted on: 9:08:19 PM 1/23/2006

When I first started getting her to swim, I would go into the water, and let my dog follow. When I was out a little ways she would follow me in. She was swimming in no time.

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