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by Dave
Thu Jul 13, 2006 10:25 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Foster Adopted - And 2 New Ones Coming In
Replies: 6
Views: 3270

I had an applicant that is looking for a pup that is birdy . He has gotten two rescues and they both hunt and live a great life in their masters house . Let me know about this boy . I guess though pups are easy to place without carting them all over the US . Thanks for fostering that older boy . 8) ...
by Dave
Wed Jul 12, 2006 2:33 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How hot is too much?
Replies: 9
Views: 4106

I would be careful in the heat . A high energy dog such as a Brittany sometimes don't have enough sense to stop before they are in serious trouble . If my dog was laying down and panting I would stop the walk . Here in Mt. we seldom get many days over 90 and when we do about sundown it drops to the ...
by Dave
Mon Jul 10, 2006 10:37 pm
Forum: Behavior
Topic: Racking carpet and licking
Replies: 3
Views: 3308

Welcome to our discussions , and Thanks for adopting a rescue Brittany . :) How long have you had her ? I would agree that these are signs of being stressed . I would do as Lisa suggested and redirect her when she does this and teach her "Settle " . Whenever I have a foster that is stressed I crate ...
by Dave
Sun Jul 09, 2006 10:24 pm
Forum: Health/Medical
Topic: My aging Duke & his back legs
Replies: 14
Views: 8360

I'm sorry to hear this :( . Sometimes these old dogs break your heart , you wish you could make them young again :? . I used an aspirin a day for Amber and gave her those glucosamine treats . At 17 she could hardly squat to pee and I started her on prednisone 5 mg. a day sometimes 10 mg. . It improv...
by Dave
Sun Jul 09, 2006 10:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Britty's in the finals
Replies: 16
Views: 6628

I voted for Britty of course . Go Britty :P 8) Dave
by Dave
Sun Jul 09, 2006 2:10 pm
Forum: Agility
Topic: Dee Brag
Replies: 4
Views: 6042

Way to go Dee and Jeanne :) . I bet you are proud of her . Keep us posted on the field trials . 8) Dave
by Dave
Sun Jul 09, 2006 2:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Nervous about home visit!
Replies: 36
Views: 13504

Alright , that is good news :) . 8) Dave
by Dave
Sun Jul 09, 2006 1:55 pm
Forum: Agility
Topic: Rescue Boy Makes Us Proud
Replies: 8
Views: 8928

Way to go Oakes! :D I've had a few that I thought no one would want either and they turned out like to Ugly Duckling turning into the beautiful Swan :P . Thanks for doing so well with him . 8) Dave
by Dave
Sat Jul 08, 2006 8:24 am
Forum: Health/Medical
Topic: Question on Spaying
Replies: 6
Views: 3962

I was full for # of dogs at the time as well as my foster homes , so our Mt. all breed transport coordinator took her in . She is from a kill shelter in Casper Wyoming . I am going to list her on ABR website to help medical costs and spaying is required unless it's medically prohibitive . I am respo...
by Dave
Fri Jul 07, 2006 10:28 pm
Forum: Health/Medical
Topic: Question on Spaying
Replies: 6
Views: 3962

Thanks Barb . In this case they are worried about malignant tumors . They did lung xrays and they seem clear . The vet is going to remove three of these tumors and biopsy them . Everyone please keep your fingers crossed . This old girl just came over and laid her head on my lap when I was transporti...
by Dave
Fri Jul 07, 2006 7:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Neighbor...
Replies: 4
Views: 2625

I was an animal control officer a couple of years . Most municipalities have ordinances about dogs howling/barking and they can probably use this as grounds to start an investigation . By law , a person has to provide adequate food and shelter . If they are feeding this dog and it has adequate shelt...
by Dave
Fri Jul 07, 2006 3:55 pm
Forum: Health/Medical
Topic: Question on Spaying
Replies: 6
Views: 3962

Question on Spaying

I was wondering if it is better to Spay a female dog after they get to middle age say about 6-7 in a Brittany to stave off mammory gland cancer and cysts ? The reason I'm asking is we got a 10 yr. old unaltered female Brittany and she has Mammory tumors , and the vet said it is aggrivated by Estroge...
by Dave
Fri Jul 07, 2006 8:32 am
Forum: Behavior
Topic: Newly adopted dog - needs help
Replies: 4
Views: 4342

It is a dominance issue and usually the males won't fight back with the girls unlike us :wink: . They are going to have to step back to housebreaking 101 with the female . They might have to crate her while they are gone , then outside immediately after letting her out of the crate . It will take a ...
by Dave
Thu Jul 06, 2006 10:06 pm
Forum: Behavior
Topic: I'M FRUSTRATED!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 26
Views: 16526

Obedience training is the best thing you can do at this point . I'm sorry he is being a butthead . It is common for an adolescent Brittany to act like this . :? As I said before try a prong collar , they work . Let us know how the obedience training is going . 8) Dave
by Dave
Thu Jul 06, 2006 2:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Another Brag....
Replies: 12
Views: 5282

Congrats from all of us :D Dave