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post #11 of 15 (permalink) Old 02-09-2013, 06:16 PM
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Originally Posted by lemonadeicedtea View Post
I saw your post and thought of this:

Dog terrified of low-fat lamb jerky - YouTube

Apparently its a common thing with lamb, so goat doesn't seem too far off either?
Hey, maybe it wasn't lamb meat in that jerky. Just sayin' ...
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post #12 of 15 (permalink) Old 02-09-2013, 06:34 PM
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That is so funny about the meat! Maybe it smells like cooked DOG!


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post #13 of 15 (permalink) Old 02-09-2013, 08:01 PM Thread Starter
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I served some of the goat meat on top of their regular food tonight, and they gobbled it up. :-)

Rua, that's hilarious! Juno gave that goat leg a proper burial! :-)

Zeeva, no they were scared. Dexter is pretty confident, so he usually just looks at me, and once I tell him that it's ok, he calms down. Lola was hiding behind the couch. The only time she does that, is when there's an evil thunderstorm outside. :-)

Apparently it's not that uncommon from what I've read, but nobody seems to know why.

But, lamb and goat does smell awful to me, so I don't blame them. :-)
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post #14 of 15 (permalink) Old 02-09-2013, 08:22 PM
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i had a Grey Hound that would freak out when
we cooked lamb.
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post #15 of 15 (permalink) Old 02-09-2013, 10:26 PM
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As Shepherds, maybe they're hard wired to protect lamb and sheep and as a result, have an adversity to eating them...who knows For lack of a better reason, that's the best I can come up with!
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