Hello My name is Annmarie, but everyone calls me Ann, or "mom" I'm the mother of 5 Furless (human
) children and 6 1/2 Fur kids, an 7 "water" babies,
I'm joining the Forum fun beacuse of our "1/2" furchild, On monday a dog wanderd into our yard and made himself at home, we thought we scared him off when he left monday eve and we didnt see him Tues morning.. but Tues afternoon he returned , and spent most the hot afternoon on or under our porch., and me feeling bad beacuse it was so hot tues.. Put a bucket of water outside for him,, and figuring he'd be gone the next morn.. NOPE wrong.. he was sitting on our porch like he belong, poor boy had about 10 ticks on his ear. and a few on his body
, so I called a local vet to see if they could check for a chip so i could take him home. and they said sure bring him in.. well no chip.. I thought he was about 6 months old, but they also looked at his teeth n said he's more like 12 weeks or so. and he will be a big boy. (he's already 25 pounds) and said I should address his ticks n try to remove them while hes with me. (wich i intended on doing anyway).
they gave me a leash n collar so I can at least tether him to our porch.. in hopes his family will pass our house and see him tied to the porch and find him easier. Hubby was dead against his staying.. but wend night it started to storm bad and he called from work n said to bring that dog inside out of the storm and let him stay in the laundry room., and well he's still with us and hubby's let him inside every night to play and spend the night in our laundry room., he's already house broke. wich was good, and we started to "train" him and he's caught on fast and he's only been here a week. so his family must have alrady been working on basic training with him cause he's got sit down, he dose not like the milkbone treats i got him.. (well he did at first).. I looked up homemade treats as I dont always have extra money for animal treats.. and i made up a batch of doggie biscuts. and he loves them.. he now will sit without prompts and looks at me like "ok i sat where is my biscut" I started to look up Training Info so I can start more training on him, he needs to learn to not jump up on me and try to "dominate" my leg while trying to walk.. he's already ripp my fav shirt. and has started to dig holes in the front yard. but Im willing to work with him.
if his family dose not claim him by the first of the month we will most likely keep him. I already have a vet on hand to start his shot series and hopefuly fix him.
well that's my intro.