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by thepooles
15 Sep 2010, 17:09
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Paw Plungers
Replies: 13
Views: 1586

Re: Paw Plungers

brilliant! i've ordered one shoud be here by the weekend will let you know how my two like it (or not!)
by thepooles
15 Sep 2010, 14:31
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Could it be shock?
Replies: 17
Views: 870

Re: Could it be shock?

ah bless, he does look absolutely velvety and soft and shiney, i want to stroke his fur, and his colouring is just stunning. however i think i too would be very upset at the tail - although i know from harvey that its really hard to keep the matts out of the top of the tail as they dont normally app...
by thepooles
15 Sep 2010, 13:24
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Paw Plungers
Replies: 13
Views: 1586

Re: Paw Plungers

did anyone end up buying one of these? verdict?

am off sick and spending far too much time thinking about what additional doodley things i could buy... :shock: :lol:
by thepooles
15 Sep 2010, 08:58
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: vet consultation fees
Replies: 16
Views: 3161

Re: vet consultation fees

much as i hate it, i would expect to pay a consultation fee for every appointment i see the vet - someone has to pay for their time. i liken vets to private doctors = you get nothing for free and thats what pays their wages. If you have to visit 3 times to get a problem sorted, its 3 times the time ...
by thepooles
14 Sep 2010, 11:50
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Could it be shock?
Replies: 17
Views: 870

Re: Could it be shock?

aw bless him i hope he perks up soon
what an awful thought re being sedated - do some groomers actually do that? :shock:

would love to see a piccie of the newly grommed boy though 8)
by thepooles
14 Sep 2010, 10:52
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Earhole plucking!!!!!!??
Replies: 32
Views: 1726

Re: Earhole plucking!!!!!!??

i think the advice out there is conflicting, so go with your gut i used to pluck beth's ears but found that for a week after it she would shake her head, which i took as a sign that the plucking had irritated her. she then developed a real aversion to anyone going near her ears, which we're working ...
by thepooles
14 Sep 2010, 10:47
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Growling at us...
Replies: 9
Views: 1314

Re: Growling at us...

good advice youve got here the only thing i'd add, is that by continuing to take away the bone, she may well "up" the growling behaviour as so far it isnt working to stop you taking her bone away. you may well then get to a snarling or even a bite :( Harvey used to be a bit possessive around food (p...
by thepooles
27 Aug 2010, 17:29
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Introducing Myrtle's new babies...
Replies: 60
Views: 6109

Re: Introducing Myrtle's new babies...

lovely lily looks just like murphy did as a pup, dont you think? cant wait to see more of the lovely mouse! here's a piccie of her older bro harvey - he says hI!!!! i think mouse looks like my harv but with blue eyes :D then: http://i254.photobucket.com/albums/hh106/thepoolesblue/harveyandbethweek20...
by thepooles
23 Aug 2010, 19:05
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Introducing Myrtle's new babies...
Replies: 60
Views: 6109

Re: Introducing Myrtle's new babies...

Mica1971 wrote:Please Please Please can we have some updates on the pups? Is "my" mouse looking fabulous?

Love to see some pics. They've bound to be going home soon eh?

ditto pretty please :D
by thepooles
23 Aug 2010, 19:04
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Does swimming come naturally?
Replies: 14
Views: 1931

Re: Does swimming come naturally?

beth is a brilliant swimmer and just loves it :D however harvey can't really swim - he never tries on purpose just gets wet up to his belly whislt beth is swimming. the odd occasion he's got out of his depth he cannot coordinate himself- his front paws just splash about his head gets thrown back and...
by thepooles
17 Aug 2010, 18:28
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Open Water Scuba diver!
Replies: 4
Views: 863

Re: Open Water Scuba diver!

brilliant well done! you're going to have a real treat diving in warm water - i did my diving course 4 years ago and since have dived in thailand and carribean - just beautiful and only a need for a thin shortie suit - i have to say you wouldnt catch me diving in the cold waters of england - give me...
by thepooles
15 Aug 2010, 20:29
Forum: Training Issues
Topic: Help!! Shoulder ache from recent lead pulling!!!
Replies: 27
Views: 2273

Re: Help!! Shoulder ache from recent lead pulling!!!

my two are the same - beth hates a head collar, its no fun for her and i don't like the look - for some people they think it looks like a muzzle so get fearful to stroke her halti also do a harness which i use for both of mine - its brilliant! your lead attaches in front of the breastbone and makes ...
by thepooles
13 Aug 2010, 07:47
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What do you feed your dood?
Replies: 14
Views: 805

Re: What do you feed your dood?

used to use burns but beth lost weight both mine love orijen but it gets pricier every time you get it have recently tried applaws its a fairly new kibble going down VVVV well i have to say! a bit lower price too barking heads also was popular with mine but has a few grains in it that upset beth's t...
by thepooles
09 Aug 2010, 19:25
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Webbed paws?
Replies: 27
Views: 5521

Re: Webbed paws?

just checked harvey n beths - they've got them too!
was thinking harvey might not have them as he's rubbish at swimming

so, do all dogs have these then, not just doodles?
by thepooles
02 Aug 2010, 21:29
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Britain's Unwanted Pets; Panorama tonight.
Replies: 29
Views: 3855

Re: Britain's Unwanted Pets; Panorama tonight.

after beth having a chunk taken out of her shoulder by a seemingly friendly staffie on a lead with a very respectable woman i am very fearful around them. i'm also aware this signal must pass on to my doodles, but not sure how i can become more confident and take the one incident as a bad experience...