+ Reply to Thread
Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
Results 11 to 13 of 13
  1. #11
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Posts
    1,092
    Thanks
    139
    Thanked
    293
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by ToughLove View Post
    But then again, I raised and trained dogs long before I had a baby, so I keep to the same principals.
    our 2 dogs aren't much better behaved than DD at times!

    Today's 3 hour b!tch fit was pretty epic, I'm sure the neighbours thought I was torturing her or something!

  2. #12
    ToughLove's Avatar
    ToughLove is offline Meaner than a junkyard dog
    Winner 2012 - Funniest Member
    Winner 2012 - Funniest Thread
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Posts
    996
    Thanks
    121
    Thanked
    1,284
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by Emzy83 View Post
    our 2 dogs aren't much better behaved than DD at times!

    Today's 3 hour b!tch fit was pretty epic, I'm sure the neighbours thought I was torturing her or something!
    DD responds to sheepdog whistles and hand signals. Yeah, I'm serious. Short whistle and short motion upwards, like pulling up a zipper, and she sits down where she is.

    Apparently I'm not the only one, at dog trials I've seen lots of kids whistled 'to heel', 'sit', 'stay', 'leave it' {don't touch}. The simple fact is it is easier to teach a familiar way to call them back to us instead of yelling names or just screaming "Get back here!"

    When people find out they laugh amd say how freakish it is, but I haven't had it fail yet. She'll come when called by her name but she comes back far quicker when whistled for.

  3. #13
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Posts
    1,092
    Thanks
    139
    Thanked
    293
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Very interesting, could you PM with some suggestions? DD some days is the devil spawn!


 

Similar Threads

  1. Nub pointing down? Boy or girl?
    By MissSookyLaLa in forum Baby's Gender
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 04-10-2012, 21:57
  2. Screaming in the car
    By SPC in forum General Parenting Tips, Advice & Chat
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 17-04-2012, 16:31

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
FEATURED SUPPORTER
Transition into Parenthood / Calmbirth SydneyJulie's Transition into Parenthood and Calmbirth courses for pregnant couples will get you ready, prepared and ...
FORUMS - chatting now ...
Depressed without supportGeneral depression and blues
IVF/FET April & May chatConception & Fertility General Chat
Things your pets have eaten and shouldn't haveGeneral Parenting Tips, Advice & Chat
Night lights?Product Recommendations & Questions
High Natural Killer Cells #9Reproductive Immunology
IVF Babies due August/Sept/Oct' 16 #4pregnancy and babies through IVF
REVIEWS
"Pigeon teats rule!"
by Alex
Pigeon PP Wide Neck reviews ›
"Wonderful natural Aussie made product!"
by Mrstwr
Baby U Goat Milk Moisturiser reviews ›
"Replaced good quality with cheap tight nappies"
by Kris
Coles Comfy Bots Nappies reviews ›