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05 Nov 2006

ADVICE: Greeting your pet
Just a quick word of advise for all new puppy owners. Over the years every time we arrived home we would be excited to see our yorkies and coooo and fuss over them. They would enjoy the attention and we thought it was just toooo cute the way would jump and make "little" sounds. At that stage we did not realise we were creating one of the biggest problems. Their "little" sounds are now so loud it is impossible for any one of us to return home late at night, on the odd ocasion and not wake the neighbours, just imagine the senario try to get in the door at 12 o'clock at night and your dogs wake the neighbours. If we could start all again, the moment we got home and the pets started to whine and bark I would IGNORE THEM TOTALLY!!! If your dog does stop barking turn your back, they will realise they are getting no attention and will learn not to bark when you arrive home, early or late. You can give your pets attention but wait for them to calm down and when you are ready to love them, not the other way round.
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CyberVet
cybervet

01 Jan 0001

Thanks for that important advice. We can teach our pets bad habits unintentionally.
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