crating the dog while at work
It would seem that Ontario folks are very, very outspoken about what they deem proper treatment of pet dogs.
I am running into issues with folks not wanting to allow me to crate Shadow.
Briefly I am trying to find a place to live and also find a job. Shadow and I are in a huge transition right now and I am starting all over. I can stay in a cheap motel with her but I am not allowed to leave her unattended to work, so that can't happen.
I have looked at a room for rent short term while I sort life out but the lady was adamant that Shadow be left loose in the house with her while I was gone. That is never going to happen. First of all she has allergies, so cannot be fed random crap all day by a well meaning but ill informed person. Second she is dog aggressive and fear aggressive, so again cannot be handle by someone who thinks she is a toy poodle, lol. Third she is prone to panicking and bolting, which is why she always wears a catch collar and why she cannot be left with someone she does not know.
I debated trying to board her during the day but all I can find are daycares and she is not spayed and dog aggressive.
I looked at rental properties but agency handled properties are strict about dogs (not spayed, not vaccinated, etc) and the one private rental I found that was reasonable the guy refused to have a crate on his property and flat out told me he would report me if he saw it. Now I am aware that it is ok by law to crate my dog but the hassle and potential for issues is not what I need.
Shadow is a good dog. Left alone she is quiet and well behaved, not at all destructive. However, she makes bad choices. She climbs on things to get better views or investigate odd reflections or shadows. She has been caught climbing bookcases, standing on ledges and tables, walking on counters and once was on the fridge.
It was not my intention to rent here but at this point I desperately need to normalize life for both of us and get back to a routine.
I am absolutely bleeding cash right now and need to stop that and get to work. I debated moving in with GatorBytes and working nights so one of us would always be home but she is too close to Toronto, lol. And I can't seem to convince her that the north is better.
Currently, sitting a bit from Barrie, debating North Bay or Orillia.
I also took her out the other day on her prong, because Canada Day weekend and stuff, and was informed that prongs are illegal in Ontario! I have no info on this and like ---- will I stop using it when I need to.
Let me be very clear, Shadow is not, never has been and never will be negotiable. It's just that if I cannot fix the truck I am out a bedroom, lol.
Help me out here, my brain is just mush at this point.