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Forum: Training Theory & Methods Yesterday, 10:57 PM
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Posted By shepherdmom
No mind is not made up. Am very torn. I want to...

No mind is not made up. Am very torn. I want to do what is best for Dude. Maybe I should just talk to my doctor about getting meds for me for that weekend. :D

BTW just came across this article...
Forum: General Information Yesterday, 06:11 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By shepherdmom
:thumbup:

:thumbup:
Forum: Training Theory & Methods Yesterday, 06:08 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,303
Posted By shepherdmom
I have been working with a trainer and a...

I have been working with a trainer and a thundershirt and am not thinking about long term meds.

I have house guests coming in two weeks and am thinking about it to help him through having strange...
Forum: Training Theory & Methods Yesterday, 05:35 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,303
Posted By shepherdmom
There was a thread on the fearful dog facebook...

There was a thread on the fearful dog facebook page that made a very compelling argument for it.

This comment really got to me. "Whenever we are going to bring up the side effects of meds we...
Forum: Training Theory & Methods Yesterday, 05:12 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,303
Posted By shepherdmom
Actually I do know what his first 3 months were...

Actually I do know what his first 3 months were like. I helped transport his mama to rescue, was there when he was born at Safe Haven, as a volunteer I was there at least twice a week sometimes more...
Forum: Training Theory & Methods Yesterday, 10:35 AM
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Views: 1,303
Posted By shepherdmom
Entirely possible. I'm getting conflicting...

Entirely possible. I'm getting conflicting advise on that. My vet says to never comfort fear, but my trainer wants me to him get down on the ground pet him and show him people are OK. It's a bit...
Forum: Training Theory & Methods 07-26-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,303
Posted By shepherdmom
I got Dude at 3 months. Nothing bad has ever...

I got Dude at 3 months. Nothing bad has ever happened to him. The fear has got to be genetic. He is visibly stressed when ever we deal with people. Heck he still has trouble with my husband. :( ...
Forum: Training Theory & Methods 07-26-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,303
Posted By shepherdmom
I'm sorry I wasn't clear. I'm don't want to give...

I'm sorry I wasn't clear. I'm don't want to give it to him long term. Just the weekend. I was wondering if there might be any problems from giving it to him since he is a (8 month old) puppy that...
Forum: Training Theory & Methods 07-26-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,303
Posted By shepherdmom
Well the first isn't a possibility. My stable...

Well the first isn't a possibility. My stable pack leader died a few months back and that really did amp up the problem because my other dogs are rescues with issues of their own.

Training and...
Forum: General Information 07-26-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 769
Posted By shepherdmom
I was a young mom but I agree that it is very...

I was a young mom but I agree that it is very hard work. It is not all fun and games. Keeping them engaged in school and active in the community is a priority. Mine both graduated near the top of...
Forum: Training Theory & Methods 07-26-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,303
Posted By shepherdmom
We've not had house guests overnight since we've...

We've not had house guests overnight since we've had him, so I'm not sure exactly. I do know that when I was gone for a weekend transporting a dog Dude spent most of the weekend under the bed. He...
Forum: Training Theory & Methods 07-26-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,303
Posted By shepherdmom
Thank you. This is helpful. I would not use ACE...

Thank you. This is helpful. I would not use ACE I have read about the dangers of using ACE on a fearful dog.

Acepromazine | Fearful Dogs (http://fearfuldogs.com/acepromazine/)

The visitors...
Forum: Training Theory & Methods 07-26-2014, 12:13 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,303
Posted By shepherdmom
Is Xanax what you used? What are side effects? ...

Is Xanax what you used? What are side effects? Any long term problems or affects on growth that you know of?
Forum: General Information 07-25-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 769
Posted By shepherdmom
I'd say a little of both. Similar in many ways...

I'd say a little of both. Similar in many ways but also very different. Rules, follow thru, and structure are important in both but that is where the similarity ends.
Forum: Training Theory & Methods 07-25-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,303
Posted By shepherdmom
Has anyone had any experience using medication...

Has anyone had any experience using medication with a fearful dog?

Did it work? Yes? No?
Forum: Training Theory & Methods 07-25-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,303
Posted By shepherdmom
For sure something I will be asking the vet if I...

For sure something I will be asking the vet if I decide to go this route. :)

Sitting on the dog (leash) is gets him to lay down but he is not really relaxed when out unless he can hide under my...
Forum: Training Theory & Methods 07-25-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,303
Posted By shepherdmom
He loves his thunder shirt, I have not tried a...

He loves his thunder shirt, I have not tried a calming collar. I am very allergic to perfume scents... I have been afraid to try those type of things.
Forum: Training Theory & Methods 07-25-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,303
Posted By shepherdmom
Thank you! :)

Thank you! :)
Forum: Training Theory & Methods 07-25-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,303
Posted By shepherdmom
I planned to put in a call Monday. :) I...

I planned to put in a call Monday. :)

I had hoped for some good discussion of why people are for or against it. I personally don't see the harm.

I kind of look at it like some people...
Forum: Training Theory & Methods 07-25-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,303
Posted By shepherdmom
You don't agree with my trainer. She would never...

You don't agree with my trainer. She would never advocate putting Dude down.
Forum: Training Theory & Methods 07-25-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,303
Posted By shepherdmom
Not excite scare. I do not want him hiding under...

Not excite scare. I do not want him hiding under the bed all weekend terrified.
Forum: Training Theory & Methods 07-25-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,303
Posted By shepherdmom
medication for fearful pup?

The Facebook fearful dogs group seems to advocate medication as one of the first steps to try with a fearful dog. My trainer is totally against "doping" dogs...She thinks it's the lazy way out.
...
Forum: Chat Room 07-25-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 492
Posted By shepherdmom
My daughter is a blonde. She went for the two...

My daughter is a blonde. She went for the two toned look making it brown under and keeping the blond on top.
Forum: General Puppy Stuff 07-24-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 124
Posted By shepherdmom
I'd be worried about the calcium/phosphorus...

I'd be worried about the calcium/phosphorus ratio.

Developmental orthopedic disease in large-breed puppies - DVM...
Forum: Chat Room 07-24-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 419
Posted By shepherdmom
As a housewife who has been home for many, many...

As a housewife who has been home for many, many years I look forward to the days I now work part time. It is a pleasure to get up and have somewhere to go.

Of course the waking up and getting...
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