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Old 02-12-2013, 11:44 PM   #41 (permalink)
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None of mine would take a treat from someone they don't know... but if something was tossed over my fence, I think there would be competition to see who got to it first. Karlo is the one I trust most for 'leaving' it. Then Kacie. Feeding raw gives them a more discriminate taste. They aren't into crunchy treats whatsoever.
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Old 02-13-2013, 08:40 AM   #42 (permalink)
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My aussies would eat anything you handed them.

Masi absolutely not..When ANYONE other than her close family circle hands her food, it could be a t bone, IF she even takes it she will spit it out and not touch it unless I pick it up and hand it to her.

Never trained this, I just figure she thinks everyone is trying to poison her except me LOL..
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Old 02-13-2013, 11:08 AM   #43 (permalink)
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Kya has never taken a treat from strangers. I never taught her that, it's just the way she is. Milla will "ask" my permission before she takes one. Phinneas on the other hand will take the treat and the strangers fingers if they aren't careful.
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I encourage Zoey to DO so because she has issues with men so we are trying to overcome that.
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Old 02-13-2013, 11:41 AM   #45 (permalink)
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Hondo will not take a treat from someone he doesn't know. He won't approach them for a treat. He'll ignore them totally. If they walked over and put the treat in front of his face he'll provide them a healthy dose of the Hondo Stink Eye, but still will not take it. You could toss it to him and he'll ignore it.

Lonestar, my Lacy will not only accept the treat with a huge amount of unhealthy (for the treat-er) enthusiasm, but will make every attempt to find the treat source. Including but not limited to climbing the treat-er to find said treat source.

Tug, my Golden will not take a treat but will take a toy. If the treat is thrown in his direction he'll eat it. He will not take it from a stranger's hand.

Maggie, my Mini Doxie, will take the treat and then pledge her undying love to the stranger for as long as she lives.
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Old 02-13-2013, 11:44 AM   #46 (permalink)
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Einstein will gobble it up - no questions asked. Then look wide eyed at the person like 'you have anything else for me?'

He doesn't discriminate, but I do - I don't let strangers feed him unless its my treat that I give them to feed him
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Mine will sniff the treat first. Then if she likes the smell she will take it. Sometimes she takes it and drops it and won't even take it if I offer.
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Old 02-13-2013, 02:39 PM   #48 (permalink)
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Lily has a comfort zone with strangers if they get to close without me telling her its ok she will let them know its not ok. If its another person I have seen often at the park with there dogs, i usually say its ok and she will take the treat. If its someone I have never seen I usually tell them shes on a special diet, that way it doesnt hurt feelings.
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