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Good dogs, poor owners: October 2011

The very first edition of great dogs, poor owners

Note: I see a great deal of fascinating dog owners. I may try to showcase my favorites each month. 

At an adoption event at a PetSmart. Some dude approaches me as well as my foster dog Cosmo. The guy tells me he is looking for an outside watchdog. Cosmo would have full flexibility outside – no fence – with gain access to to the garage as well as the kitchen. He tells me the home is on a hectic frontage road as well as their previous watchdog got hit by a vehicle as well as “probably wandered off as well as died.”

At a store called natural Pet Center. A guy is available in with a frantic, overweight retriever on a prong collar. “Are you prepared to see the kitties?” the guy says. He repeats this a number of times. The guy glances around, seeking attention. His retriever pulls him to the cats that are up for adoption. The cats are extremely uneasy. “Look at the kitties! look at the kitties!” the guy keeps repeating. Each time he states this, his dog barks.

At obedience training class. One bit dog’s owner is having an off night. The dog is full of energy, as well as the owner can’t get her to stay on command. He can’t get the dog to even look at him. At the end of class, the owner tells the dog she won’t be getting dinner that night or breakfast the next day or dinner the next day. “Maybe she’ll listen then,” he tells his wife. I wait to see if he’s joking, however I don’t believe he is.

At one more adoption event. A couple walks in with two big dogs that are not up for adoption. The dogs are pulling as well as out of control, panting heavily. One dog goes with the slow, squatting motions as though he’s prepared to take a dump. He’s clearly extremely excited as well as nervous. He proceeds to leave a nice stack in the middle of the floor. The owners stand there for at least five minutes before somebody lastly cleans it up.

On a walk. I see a lady park her vehicle at a stop sign. She leaves her vehicle running. kommer ud. leaves her excessively excited Yorkie loose in the car. She puts up a yard-sale sign. Her vehicle is blocking all type of traffic, not to mention illegally parked. Meanwhile, her dog is yapping as well as scratching at the windows as well as doors as well as bouncing around the place.

What’s a dog to do, Ace?

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