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  1. My dog has a tattoo as well. She is a pit bull I...

    My dog has a tattoo as well. She is a pit bull I adopted from a shelter. The shelter does not tattoo their dogs, and I haven't been able to locate a shelter in my region that tattoos dogs in this...
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    I think you are misunderstanding me. I...

    I think you are misunderstanding me. I completely understand that all shelter dogs are in danger- my own dog is a shelter pit that was 24 hours away from being euthanized, and the shelter waived her...
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    Sure, but that's not the point of a well-run...

    Sure, but that's not the point of a well-run rescue. A well-run rescue is not a shelter. It's a last resort for dogs that aren't going to make it in the shelter system (dogs that are going to be...
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    Do some rescues need drastic overhauls of their...

    Do some rescues need drastic overhauls of their adoption fee models? Absolutely. The idea of spending $500 for a mixed breed, healthy, adult dog that has been recently sprung from a shelter is...
  5. When I was in college, I spent some time grooming...

    When I was in college, I spent some time grooming for a couple of medium sized (locally) barns that went to A/B shows during the spring/summer/fall. One or two of them went to Florida for the...
  6. Best Place to Buy Orijen Dog Food Online?

    We recently made the switch from Blue Buffalo Wilderness to Orijen Regional Red due to some outrageous gasiness from our 5 year old pit. We're talking room-clearing, audible, horrible dog farts. It...
  7. First, I'm sorry to hear about your pup :(. When...

    First, I'm sorry to hear about your pup :(. When I posted about my girl's patella, I was hoping you would have a better update about your pittie!

    I don't want to be a downer, but I would get a...
  8. Update: I spoke with the orthopedic surgeon...

    Update:

    I spoke with the orthopedic surgeon yesterday afternoon for about 30 minutes. She said she spoke with my vet about Molly's exam and she had a lot of questions for me about Molly. After...
  9. Luxating Patella in active 50lb dog??

    Hi Everyone.

    About 2 weeks ago, my 5 year old pit mix was playing with her buddy in a neighbors yard, and I noticed she was holding her hind leg up, so I asked her to lay down. After palpating...
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    I live in an 1892 rowhouse with 2 shared walls. ...

    I live in an 1892 rowhouse with 2 shared walls. My neighbor has a corgi and two dachshunds and is of the "I won't crate train" opinion.

    About a month ago, the corgi was diagnosed with a spinal...
  11. If my dog stood in my backyard and barked all...

    If my dog stood in my backyard and barked all day, I would be terrified for its safety. Bring your dog inside.

    OP, you need to think seriously about who you're ticking off with your annoying dog....
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    I'm assuming this designation goes to whomever...

    I'm assuming this designation goes to whomever signs the entry blank under the "coach" role.
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    Once again, I am not confusing the USEF's...

    Once again, I am not confusing the USEF's definition of the term trainer and the term coach. It is a very important and very necessary distinction for the reasons Janet and others (myself included)...
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    I grasp the foundation of this argument. As a...

    I grasp the foundation of this argument. As a junior, I showed with an ammy whose horses met us at shows, and spent a couple weeks at the barn here and there with my trainer. The owner still signed...
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    So the grooms and barn managers have limited...

    So the grooms and barn managers have limited responsibility for the care of many horses in certain set ups and environments. Fair enough. But the training custody and performance?

    I still have...
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    Who is in charge of designing and overseeing the...

    Who is in charge of designing and overseeing the feeding/supplements/medication program in your barn?

    Is it your groom/barn manager? Or is it your trainer in tandem with your vet?

    When your...
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    But, REALLY??? I mean, I guess I understand...

    But, REALLY???

    I mean, I guess I understand the intention behind the distinction between trainer/coach- that makes sense when you have people meeting trainers at shows vs. boarding with trainers...
  18. WHAT??? Outrageous. First, if an unleashed...

    WHAT???

    Outrageous.

    First, if an unleashed dog is following me on a walk, I am not going to assume for any reason that it's friendly. Why is the OP's reaction severe in this situation?? Oh,...
  19. Did the landowner get insurance for this event???

    Did the landowner get insurance for this event???
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    Dog People vs. Animal People

    This post isn't meant to be inflammatory, so please don't take it the wrong way.

    I got a dog about 10 weeks after I moved home from Berlin. I was still in college, and had always had a dog. I...
  21. But you're preparing your food on those...

    But you're preparing your food on those countertops...

    I imagine anyone that takes the time to toilet train a cat would likely have very, very OCD toilet cleaning habits, or an otherwise dedicated...
  22. Most cat people I know have no problem with their...

    Most cat people I know have no problem with their cats walking all over their countertops, beds, couches, coffee tables, and other personal spaces after burying their excrement in litter boxes, so I...
  23. ... What are they going to protest her for??? ...

    ...

    What are they going to protest her for??? Being mean??? She isn't breaking the rules. Plenty of juniors get paid to ride. And plenty of the juniors that get paid to ride declare their...
  24. First, as pointed out in a previous post, if she...

    First, as pointed out in a previous post, if she is a junior, she's not breaking any rules. She can collect as much money as she wants until she becomes an adult and declares her professional status...
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    Here's the difference: FP's school is a...

    Here's the difference: FP's school is a FOR-PROFIT, private institution located in the Caribbean. Please remember that FOR-PROFIT schools are VERY DIFFERENT than state schools. For profit schools...
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