RE: Dear Forkie

Date view Thread view Subject view Author view

From: Lucas Gonze (
Date: Fri Oct 06 2000 - 08:24:18 PDT

How am I supposed to fix his emotional distress? I thought I got a dog to
_avoid_ having children. Guess I have been travelling a lot lately... Now I'm
gonna have to feel guilty about working too much.

The other problem with the dog is that he pawned my stereo to buy meat, then
stole my car and went out joyriding with his delinquent buddies.

> Prozac. But seriously, this is almost always due to some emotional
> distress/change in the dogs environment. Trust me, I lived with a woman as
> she went through Vet school. That makes me as close to an expert as anyone
> can get without a degree. Also, this is not uncommon in brindels, a friend
> of mine had one that had the same condition.
> :)
> -greg
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Lucas Gonze []
> Sent: Friday, October 06, 2000 10:29 AM
> To: FoRK@XeNT.CoM
> Subject: Dear Forkie
> Dear Forkie,
> My dog, a 1 1/2 year old boxer/pitt brindle, seems to have forgotten that he
> is
> toilet trained. When I go out for longer than an hour or so there is always
> a
> puddle to greet me on my return. Getting mad just makes the problem worse,
> and
> giving him the silent treatment used to work but doesn't any more. Any
> suggestions from your readers?
> Sincerely,
> Used Up All the Paper Towels In Decatur

Date view Thread view Subject view Author view

This archive was generated by hypermail 2b29 : Fri Oct 06 2000 - 08:31:25 PDT