Freezing cold day here today so we're staying inside. Well, I am, anyway. I'll be doing my nails.
Hubby will be outside mowing and weeding.
it was freezing here yesterday but thankfully the sun is out today even though its still a bit nippy. We're off to my brother's birthday lunch, looking forward to a couple of glasses of bubbles..
Speaking of how cold it is, I just donated to the Red Shield Appeal. Imagine sleeping rough in this weather. Absolutely breaks my heart. Makes me incredibly appreciative of the roof over my head, my heating, warm clothes and bedding and my beloved electric blanket...and having enough money to pay for these essentials. I am blessed. Sometimes I lose sight of it though. @Blossom74 I thought of you as I tried a Bakers Delight blueberry scone with lemon glaze. Too yummy!
My grandfather passed away yesterday and although we weren't close its still another life event to wrap my head around. Jeez I wish life would just settle down for a bit.
Does any one have real life experience of toilet training a puppy? If you do, help!!! How in the heck do I do it??? I'm failing miserably.
They way I see it is if it was her and DP their chances would be about 60-70% so I'm prepared to chance it again with her eggs, if this fails I may just go it alone with DE and DS!
Tentative transfer date is the 8/6 last time it got pushed back because they were slow growing, I'll probably get the call on my birthday - none to transfer, last time the call was Christmas Day!!!!
Re puppy toilet training it does take a few months in my experience, if you don't catch them in the act there's no point doing anything, just positive reinforcement when they do it outside
@Tahli the last time we toilet trained two puppies we had these wee scent drops from the pet shop and puppy wee mats. Dropped a few drops on the wee mat and the puppies started peeing on it (and everywhere else!) but after praise and trying to catch them peeling on it they got the idea. Now they pee on wee mats (no drops onthem)when it's raining as they hate peeing outside and getting wet paws 🙄 but better than on floor. Have fun!
Yes...it must be frucking terrible for people/animals to have to sleep rough in winter!!😢😢😢
I donate what I can when I can. I was just at the Salvo's Store last week Op shopping & picked up a few bargains😊
The scone sounded delish!!!😊 No toilet training advice sorry!!😐
Thanks girls. I'm glad to hear it takes months rather than weeks. Unfortunately with my cat being ill I had to clean up after him throughout the house using Dettol spray which presumably has Amonia in it, so I think the house most probably just screams out "wee on me" to my little puppy. I clean up his accidents with a non-Amonia cleaner.
Again unfortunately, to a puppy, as much as I try to play it cool, cleaning up accidents that involve tissues being wiped quickly over the floor screams "game on" to a playful puppy who just wants to wrestle the tissue and run off with it and kill it!
Im going to buy him a lead today and I'll check out the wee drops. Ta for the tip.
I asked for the cheekiest puppy in the litter. Am I rueing the day?!! I'm so not into the leader of the pack mentality. He's completely walking all over me and I'm guessing this is leading to behavioural difficulties. Time for puppy school cheeky fur ball!!
Is it getting to that point where you're at the end of your rope?? Hmmmm.....they would've ICSI'd them last time as well I gather?? Do they offer IMSI or PICSI?? Just trying to think of ways that might help in choosing better sperm on the day???
I'm still hoping & praying over here for you Luvxoxo
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