|01-06-2014 11:55 PM|
But I really don't have a dog in this fight. Knock yourself out.
|01-06-2014 11:19 PM|
Karen Pryor calls out using a laser pointer, what does she know
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People need to realize that OCD is a disease, laser pointers DO NOT cause OCD. Dogs that do not have OCD will NOT be ruined if you decide to use a laser pointer. Key is to know your dog.
|01-06-2014 11:13 PM|
|my boy diesel||
if you ever had a dog
with an ocd you'd understand why
so many people are against the laser pointer play
even huffpo feature an article
Laser Dogs: Why Laser Beams Make Canines Crazy
it is not so difficult to recommend
an actual toy such as a ball to throw for a dog
people can't be that lazy!!????
|01-06-2014 11:10 PM|
The substance itself is perfectly legal and welcomed here. It's just naming it that is not allowed.
|01-06-2014 11:02 PM|
|01-06-2014 10:48 PM|
A dog might have OCD and never suffer from it. Or may not suffer as much as they will if people screw around with laser pointers.
I don't understand why people are being so anal about it. If it was anyone else's website, it would be like, "ok, yeah, they should get that off of there." But because it is Cesar's website, people are arguing and fighting about it.
Not every collie has a mutant MDR+ gene. Should we not encourage people to get their dog tested before giving them ivermectin?
|01-06-2014 10:40 PM|
|01-06-2014 10:30 PM|
Onyx played with a laser pointer once. My son had one and he was amused at Onyx's interest in it, so played with her. I came home and saw what was happening and put a stop to it. For several days after that, Onyx kept digging at the carpet where that laser was pointed and I knew better than to ever let her be subjected to one again.
To downplay the seriousness of OCD is irresponsible. Some dogs could care less, for others it is a big deal. I'd rather not use such a thing to amuse myself or my dogs.
|01-06-2014 10:12 PM|
Dog's OCD comes out right away. It's done. The dog is now chasing shadows, and lights, can't go by a stainless steel bucket without freaking. Never happened before.
If there is something that dangerous on my website, I would want to know it was there, so I could get it off of there.
Someone who has never heard of the dangers of using laser pointers would never think a second thing of it. People who have not known someone who's kid was killed with a baloon would never think another thing of it. If you do know someone who's kid was killed by a baloon, you tend to want to tell people when you see someone letting their dog play with baloons until they pop. I mean, with a kid falling on the baloon so it pops and goes down the throat, it is a pretty freak accident. But dogs do everything with their mouth and their pointy teeth. Of course they are going to pop a baloon in their mouth.
It's the same deal, really. People do not know the dangers of these things. People tend to believe what is written on a famous dog-person's site.
|01-06-2014 04:46 PM|
LOL I am not a Cesar fanatic. Just admitting he does good work. Never said he wasn't wrong either. Just saying it shouldn't be such a big deal imo for people who are smart enough to look to many different places for info (hopefully that includes all of us here- or anyone with access to the internet)
There are many different factors that would contribute to a dog becoming OCD over a laser pointer. It wouldn't happen soley because there is an article suggesting it online. You'd have to do a few things wrong and prob have a messed up dog to begin with genetically.
People always look for someone to blame. "My dog is addicted to the laser pointer! Cesar said it on his site ! It's Cesar's fault!" Instead of taking responsibility. That's what I was trying to say.
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