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    DefaultWesley the a-hole!!! UPDATE FOR 10/02/07

    Happy to report that this morning's walk was issue-free, followed by a healthy breakfast and plenty of hugs.

    All is forgiven.


    _________________________________________________L ove the boy to pieces, but man-o-man, every now and again he can push my buttons.

    Morning walks are dark now, and this morning, he grabbed a massive ball of -- godknowswhat -- before I could issue a LEAVE IT. And then he would NOT give it up. Carried the damned thing home and then ate it on our dining room floor (seemed to be a ball of peanut butter crackers (?) someone had thrown on a lawn). When I tried to take it, I got the Snarly Charlies, which led me to really get in his face. I banished him to the crate and gave him no breakfast (left for work and let Mommy feed him).

    It's rare, but sometimes, he can be such a jerk!

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    Wesley!!!!
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    Oh Wesley,

    Don't do that people put stuff out that can hurt the pupsters.

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    Baaad Wesley!

    If mine refuse to drop something I tend to be a little more forceful. Not physical but forceful. I'll hold them up by the collar slightly and push forward and give my firmest 'LEAVE IT!!'. The pressure on the neck tends to make them drop it. I don't like doing this but on the rare occasion I have to do it, it works. 90% of the time it's Maisy. :

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    He goes in total lockdown in instances like this. Plus ALL of it was in his mouth. Usually, if there's a piece of something hanging out, I can get it and retrieve by folding his lips over his teeth. But this thing was totally engulfed. No wiggle room at all.

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    Oh...Poor Boy.....he was just hungry LOL


    Love the new siggy BTW.

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    Oh...I know what you mean. If mine get a good grip of whatever it is (entire thing in the mouth) it's usually swallowed and down the hatch before I can so much as utter a 'LEAVE IT!!'.

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    Most of the time when HK gets something she isn't supposed to have, I swear that she knows it. I get this look that I read to say, 'Come on! Give it a try! I bet you can't get it out of my mouth.'
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    Wesley Wesley.



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    Baloo is still iffy on "Leave it". If he doesn't, I end up tonsil-fishing.  : :-X

    As gross/slobbery as this is, he has gotten so used to it I hardly have to hold his mouth open anymore, he'll let me fish around regardless of circumstances.

    There was an incident about 2 years ago in a neighbourhood about 20 minutes away from me (in a "bad" part of hamilton) where people were wrapping rat poison in lunchmeat/hamburger and leaving it on the side of the road for passing dogs. I think 6 or 7 dogs (walking with their owners) died from this, and they never caught who was doing it.  :'( >

    So needless to say, I'm *more than a little* paranoid about what my guys pick up while on walks.  :-\
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