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Forum: Diet & Nutrition Today, 03:17 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,282
Posted By martemchik
Dieting & Nutrients heard back from nutritionist interesting info

For what it's worth, I don't feed the supplement.

Sean Lang is the former CEO and the current Executive Chairman of the pet food company you seem to put all your trust in. Basically, he's the head...
Forum: Diet & Nutrition Today, 12:18 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,282
Posted By martemchik
You can, but you need to remember that they're...

You can, but you need to remember that they're not held to as high of a standard as a human nutritionist is. And in this case...the nutritionist/vet is on the company payroll.

It's also pretty...
Forum: Non-Urgent GSD Rescue & Adoption Today, 11:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,295
Posted By martemchik
No confusion, you just caused friction with the...

No confusion, you just caused friction with the way you’re talking about the dog. “Navy Seal” “Elite” blah blah blah. Most of us have read/heard a lot of people talk their dogs up, then when it comes...
Forum: Diet & Nutrition Today, 10:56 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,282
Posted By martemchik
I've never seen someone who cares this much about...

I've never seen someone who cares this much about their dogs nutrition, feed kibble. If you want to control your dog's nutrient intake, the only way to do that is raw.

And then on top of that to...
Forum: Choosing A Breeder Yesterday, 09:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 310
Posted By martemchik
So much advice from people that have no idea who...

So much advice from people that have no idea who this breeder is and why it is that he may be this busy...

You chose this breeder for a reason, you should accept that he's going to be a bit busy...
Forum: Choosing A Breeder Yesterday, 05:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 569
Posted By martemchik
Take a look at Kaimeju’s post. That’s pretty much...

Take a look at Kaimeju’s post. That’s pretty much what I’m getting at. If I don’t trust the person from the get go, a piece of paper won’t mean very much. If I don’t believe in that breeding program,...
Forum: Choosing A Breeder Yesterday, 04:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 569
Posted By martemchik
Breeder shouldn't need a contract to stand behind...

Breeder shouldn't need a contract to stand behind their dogs. If breeder decides to fight a claim, it's easily done and brushed under the rug.

Like I said, most times a contract is meant to...
Forum: Choosing A Breeder Yesterday, 04:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 569
Posted By martemchik
There seems to be a recent back lash by breeders...

There seems to be a recent back lash by breeders when it comes to guarantees and contracts. Maybe a way to get more like the European system, or possibly take some power back from consumers.

Take...
Forum: Miscellaneous Dog Sports 04-29-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 556
Posted By martemchik
I guess asking for clarification and more...

I guess asking for clarification and more information is no longer allowed, instead we will just start posting emojis and memes all over the forum.
Forum: The Breed Standard 04-29-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 939
Posted By martemchik
Are you paying for the puppy?

Are you paying for the puppy?
Forum: Puppy Behavior 04-29-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,060
Posted By martemchik
Sorry, that's not allowed on this forum.

Sorry, that's not allowed on this forum.
Forum: Aggression (the good, the bad & the ugly) 04-29-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 296
Posted By martemchik
Truthfully, I bet you missed signs of the GSD...

Truthfully, I bet you missed signs of the GSD doing a dominance dance. Dogs very rarely “spontaneously attack.” There are things your GSD who had reached sexual maturity was probably doing that were...
Forum: Puppy Behavior 04-29-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,060
Posted By martemchik
You don't think believe that dogs have been bred...

You don't think believe that dogs have been bred to work with humans and therefore are genetically predisposed to not just being "friendly" to humans but also understanding many of our own societally...
Forum: Puppy Behavior 04-29-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,060
Posted By martemchik
Semantics, you're just nit picking language now....

Semantics, you're just nit picking language now. I truly don't care if my dog "doesn't like" something if the reaction to it is tolerance and not aggression. I'm sure my dog "doesn't like" a lot of...
Forum: Puppy Behavior 04-29-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,060
Posted By martemchik
My dogs are pets as well...they live in my home,...

My dogs are pets as well...they live in my home, they hang out on my couch with me. Trust me, the only thing different that I do with my dogs than most people is that I train them to do Schtuzhund...
Forum: Puppy Behavior 04-29-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,060
Posted By martemchik
The OP was talking about a young puppy that seems...

The OP was talking about a young puppy that seems to want to bite at or nip people that try to pat it on the head. Without seeing the dogs reaction at this point, I can’t say that this is aggression...
Forum: Puppy Behavior 04-29-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,060
Posted By martemchik
Lol, you guys completely remove the context of...

Lol, you guys completely remove the context of the OP to try and prove whatever it is I say wrong.

The OP is talking about a puppy. A puppy should be fairly protected. There is no reason a drunk...
Forum: Miscellaneous Dog Sports 04-29-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 556
Posted By martemchik
So basically you train your dog to do tricks,...

So basically you train your dog to do tricks, have your SO, best friend, or roommate, be the witness, send in a form with $20, and that's considered a title? No need to prove it to an unbiased,...
Forum: Puppy Behavior 04-29-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,060
Posted By martemchik
You're discussing two different things. When its...

You're discussing two different things. When its inappropriate for someone to approach a dog, the handler has to get the dog away from that situation.

In a perfect world...everyone would pet your...
Forum: Puppy Behavior 04-28-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,060
Posted By martemchik
I'm really not sure what you're trying to say....

I'm really not sure what you're trying to say. Throwing in a bunch of other variables is easy to prove a point, but I'm not sure what your point is.

The idea that someone would want to pet your...
Forum: Puppy Behavior 04-28-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,060
Posted By martemchik
Although I do believe that socialization is many...

Although I do believe that socialization is many times over exaggerated and unnecessary as long as you have a solid nerved dog, I don't think that it's a waste of time for 99% of dogs.

I think...
Forum: Puppy Behavior 04-28-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,060
Posted By martemchik
Although a dog putting their chin on another...

Although a dog putting their chin on another dog’s head/neck/back is considered dominance, the majority of dogs do not view dog/human interaction the same way they view dog/dog interaction. Very few...
Forum: General Information 04-28-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,343
Posted By martemchik
There’s probably very little reason to actually...

There’s probably very little reason to actually press charges. It could help if she decides to go after him in civil court, but more than likely the outcome of the criminal trial won’t be admissible...
Forum: General Puppy Stuff 04-28-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,244
Posted By martemchik
I understand that, but if you want your dog to be...

I understand that, but if you want your dog to be stable in questionable or different environments, there are right ways and wrong ways to achieve that. I never thought you were training for...
Forum: General Puppy Stuff 04-28-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,244
Posted By martemchik
Why does the temperament change matter in regards...

Why does the temperament change matter in regards to trainability and being able to perform tasks? Like I stated…the majority of tasks that a regular person will ask it’s dog to perform, and the...
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