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by nikkitoni
Wed Oct 26, 2011 10:06 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Dog park etiquette question
Replies: 48
Views: 11792

Re: Dog park etiquette question

The problem with many dog parks isn't so much the dogs as it is the owners. I'm a huge advocate of dog parks because I love the idea behind them. Unfortunately, what a dog park should be and what it actually is are sometimes two very separate things. I've had a couple of run-ins at the dog park and ...
by nikkitoni
Wed Oct 26, 2011 9:53 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Animal Planet Needs More Positive Trainers
Replies: 9
Views: 2679

Animal Planet Needs More Positive Trainers

A couple of weeks ago, I had the pleasure of meeting Victoria Stilwell at the Pet Expo in San Diego. It was an absolute dream come true. Listening to Victoria speak is always a pleasure and I have a huge amount of respect for her. The same day that she was there, another trainer was there and he was...
by nikkitoni
Mon May 10, 2010 8:08 pm
Forum: Victoria's Episode Chats
Topic: Episode 216 - Living on the Edge - May 8
Replies: 48
Views: 39175

Re: Episode 216 - Living on the Edge - May 8

I'm always amazed at the level of denial that dog owners put themselves in. Why is it that people are so nonchalant about their destructive dogs? Seriously - what is it that causes these people to NOT see this? Are they that blind? Is it their ego? This episode reminded me of a lady I recently ran i...
by nikkitoni
Mon Apr 26, 2010 8:11 pm
Forum: Victoria's Episode Chats
Topic: Episode 214 - Florence & Fiona - April 24
Replies: 62
Views: 39986

Re: Episode 214 - Florence & Fiona - April 24

That whole crate situation literally turned my stomach! You make it look so easy on the show as far as teaching behaviors and what not, but my little guy is a terrorist, no exaggeration, he is a terrorist and I can't seem to get him under control! Is it just a Chihuahua thing? How old is your chihu...
by nikkitoni
Mon Apr 26, 2010 8:07 pm
Forum: Victoria's Episode Chats
Topic: Episode 214 - Florence & Fiona - April 24
Replies: 62
Views: 39986

Re: Episode 214 - Florence & Fiona - April 24

Now that Fiona is a better dog, do you think they should get another dog? I personally don't like the idea of one dog families. I think it's kinda sad for the dog. But this situation seems to be a bit unique. Have you heard from this family recently? Has Fiona learned any new tricks or behaviors?