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Forum: Finding the Right Puppy 10-08-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,571
Posted By Freestep
True Haus is not too far away for you to visit. 3...

True Haus is not too far away for you to visit. 3 hour drive tops.
Forum: Current Dog Affairs 09-29-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,952
Posted By Freestep
It's not pretty to think about it, but it's...

It's not pretty to think about it, but it's reality. We have to have a means of recycling waste. Including animal bodies. I have immense respect for animals while they are still in their bodies,...
Forum: Current Dog Affairs 09-29-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,952
Posted By Freestep
Rendering is the process of cooking down proteins...

Rendering is the process of cooking down proteins and fats. Ever see a can of lard? That is rendered pork fat. Here's a pretty good article that explains what happens at a rendering plant:

...
Forum: Basic Care 09-29-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,715
Posted By Freestep
Most of my GSD clients come in for a bath every...

Most of my GSD clients come in for a bath every 4-6 weeks.

I bathe my own GSD about two weeks after she really needs it. :)

About two weeks ago I was starting to notice those telltale...
Forum: Current Dog Affairs 09-29-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,952
Posted By Freestep
We had some barn cats when I first moved here and...

We had some barn cats when I first moved here and for a while, we lost one after another. It was heartbreaking. My husband buried one of them in the backyard. About three weeks later, my dog dug...
Forum: General Information 09-28-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,257
Posted By Freestep
My guess is that purebred GSD is highly unlikely...

My guess is that purebred GSD is highly unlikely in this scenario. Cute as heck, though!
Forum: General Puppy Stuff 09-28-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 250
Posted By Freestep
This article on tear staining is as good as any...

This article on tear staining is as good as any I've found. It pertains specifically to Maltese, but the info is pertinent to all dogs.

ABOUT TEAR STAINING...
Forum: Current Dog Affairs 09-27-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,952
Posted By Freestep
I keep hearing people say that pets go to the...

I keep hearing people say that pets go to the landfill, but around here, that's actually illegal. You can't put pets in the trash; vets and shelters contract with the local rendering plant (if the...
Forum: Basic Care 09-27-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 859
Posted By Freestep
The old-timers used to say that dogs only needed...

The old-timers used to say that dogs only needed to be bathed twice a year at most. This was back when dog shampoos were very harsh and would strip out the natural oils. Nowadays, we have much better...
Forum: Health Issues 09-26-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,046
Posted By Freestep
Dogs are pretty amazing for their pain tolerance....

Dogs are pretty amazing for their pain tolerance. I'd say that if he doesn't act like he's in pain, he's probably fine. If there were a serious injury, the dog wouldn't be using the leg.

One...
Forum: Current Dog Affairs 09-26-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,952
Posted By Freestep
I love dogs and cats as much as the next person,...

I love dogs and cats as much as the next person, but I've never understood the need to revere dead bodies. I don't even get it with human bodies. Once the spirit is gone, the body *is* trash... Of...
Forum: Health Issues 09-25-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 880
Posted By Freestep
So you think that a person should be telling the...

So you think that a person should be telling the nosy teenage boy down the street all about their own dog's medical issues? What purpose does this serve? When you have a degree in veterinary...
Forum: Health Issues 09-25-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 880
Posted By Freestep
What are you talking about? What does this have...

What are you talking about? What does this have to do with your neighbor's dog?
Forum: Current Dog Affairs 09-25-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,952
Posted By Freestep
Vet schools do not pay big money for dead dogs. ...

Vet schools do not pay big money for dead dogs. They get dogs that are slated to be put down at the shelters.

I don't know where you heard that a dead dog is worth $5K, but not even live dogs...
Forum: Basic Care 09-24-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 725
Posted By Freestep
Any good quality shampoo should be fine for dark...

Any good quality shampoo should be fine for dark coats. They make "color enhancing" shampoos that contain black pigment, but I've never been all that impressed with them. Assuming the dog is in...
Forum: Basic Care 09-22-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 859
Posted By Freestep
Is there a reason you don't want to give him a...

Is there a reason you don't want to give him a bath?
Forum: Diet & Nutrition 09-22-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 8,374
Posted By Freestep
I admit, her posts do have a trollish flavor, but...

I admit, her posts do have a trollish flavor, but for now I'm giving her the benefit of the doubt.
Forum: Diet & Nutrition 09-22-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 8,374
Posted By Freestep
OP is not necessarily insane, she's just misled,...

OP is not necessarily insane, she's just misled, somewhat passive-aggressive, and suffering from clinical depression, which can make a person seem insane.

If a person wants to hurt themselves...
Forum: Diet & Nutrition 09-22-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 8,374
Posted By Freestep
So what you are saying is that your personal...

So what you are saying is that your personal "gut" feeling outweighs the actual science? Experts who have spent their lives studying, doing experiments, scientific trials, and coming up with hard...
Forum: Basic Care 09-20-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 725
Posted By Freestep
Welcome to the world of marketing. :) The ads...

Welcome to the world of marketing. :) The ads and labels for "beauty" products are notorious for misleading the consumer, and it bleeds over into pet products as well. Earthbath has focused on...
Forum: Development & Socialization 08-26-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,017
Posted By Freestep
When you can't actually go out and socialize with...

When you can't actually go out and socialize with real people, leave the TV or the radio on for your pup. It really does help, at least with getting accustomed to all kinds of voices and sounds.
Forum: General Puppy Stuff 08-02-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 887
Posted By Freestep
Put down the Furminator and walk away slowly. ...

Put down the Furminator and walk away slowly. You are WAY overdoing it and you're going to create bald spots and irritate the puppy's skin. 5-10 minutes of Furminating once or twice a week is...
Forum: General Information 07-23-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 7,858
Posted By Freestep
Yep! Me too... ever since I've had a dog, I've...

Yep! Me too... ever since I've had a dog, I've dealt with both those types, many many many times. When I was in college my GSD went everywhere with me, including my classes. Everyone loved that...
Forum: Finding the Right Puppy 07-22-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,112
Posted By Freestep
That's good, I was hoping that you hadn't been...

That's good, I was hoping that you hadn't been hearing those terms thrown around. If you had, I'd be worried that you'd come across the wrong type of breeders.




Those weirdoes in the "dog...
Forum: Finding the Right Puppy 07-22-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,112
Posted By Freestep
You've already given two hot-button terms: ...

You've already given two hot-button terms: "silver sable" and "straight back". Both those terms are terms that are used by backyard breeders to make their dogs sound special.

There is no...
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