• Joe Joe, my foster boy from last year, is returned due to an unfortunate incident in his adoptive home. He's the coolest male I believe I've had the pleasure of fostering. He began trying to change the hierarchy in his last home over the prior two ...
  • I used to believe dogs played tug for the joy of tugging and the outcome didn't matter, well I've changed my opinion, recently after playing full on tug with Roz there is only one thing on her mind and thats to hold on longer than me.I decided to ...
  • I remember a year or so ago we were discussing silent running. I think it was in the context of learning to pay attention to how much the dog's work off our body language. Anyway at the time I commentd that Tsuki doesn't much like silent running ...
  • The puppies finally got a new space to hang out in and some new things to play with. They are not quite big enough to get on top of the "step," which I think was going to be some sort of soffit, but they are discovering it and playing with the new ...
  • What do you all give your strong (STRONG) chewers? I am having trouble finding stuff for Tallulah that a) isn't bad for the digestive system, or b) lasts more than 10 minutes. Any good non-edible toys that she can chew on that won't break down? Or ...
  • "a dog is a dog" is something i've read a few times here. In one thread someone mentioned that hundreds of years of specialised breeding would have produced dogs with different behaviours. So, to what extent do different breeds of dogs differ in ...
  • Hi. I have a mail cockateil who is 4 months old. He is the first bird I have owned. He is pretty well trained except he squawks a lot. Every night after work I get him out of his cage and he is quiet for a while (bout half an hour) but then starts ...
  • I am taking care of a REALLY old dog and wondering what would happen if I got him stoned. He's not much fun to play with, and I'm thinking if I got him ripped, he might want to get out and chase a ball around. Has anyone had any experience with ...
  • We got a Happy Hut for our 4 month old lovebird. We hung it from the top of the cage and for awhile he didnt know what to do with it ( or his toys yet, for that matter ). So I had the idea that if I made it easier for him to get in and out of, he ...
  • New herding photos taken weekend before last. http://www.geocities.com/shellybrosnan/16months.html For a green dog with a green handler, we're doing alright. I have been hoping to try for our PT (Pre-trial Test) title at our National Specialty in a few months, and asked the instructor if he thought ...