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Dear Fair Weather Dog Walkers...

Discussion in 'Dog Chat' started by L/C, Apr 20, 2011.


  1. L/C

    L/C PetForums VIP

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    ...I understand that your dog has not left the house/garden for the past 6 months and so is very over-excited to see another dog. I also understand that you think flexi leads unclipped are the best thing eva! Why wouldn't you? Your dog gets to run around while you talk on your mobile paying no attention to him at all! And it's funny isn't it? Your dog is much smaller then mine but mine is still scared of him - how hilarious!

    However my dog is nervous and yours running at his face barking upsets him a lot and can mean that he isn't brave enough to go for a walk tomorrow. This is frustrating as we're doing all we can to reassure him that the outside world isn't scary and all non-pointy dogs are not mentalists that can't respect his space.

    So if you could behave like a considerate human being that would be nice - if not your dog will be forcible returned to you and you will be strongly advised to learn how to care for your canine companion.

    Kthnx, bye!

    P.S Your dog sh*t's - pick it up.
     
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  2. BenMac

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    yes indeedy :)
     
  3. L/C

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    It's been a frustrating couple of days. :cursing:
     
  4. Nonnie

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    Also, if you decide to get shitfaced and walk your dog for the first time in 18 months, please make it at a time when im not out, so i dont have to half carry your fat ass home, because my conscience wont allow me to just leave you lying in the middle of the field.

    Also, please dont have the audacity to lie 3 days later and blame it on your "medication" when you clearly stink like a brewery.

    Lastly, flipflops are not suitable attire for walking.
     
  5. L/C

    L/C PetForums VIP

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    Why bother to get a dog? The mind boggles.
     
  6. skyblue

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    i actually prefer walking the dogs in freezing weather,they dont tire as easily and theres less people about.....plus the fact that them playing in the snow makes for a good picture
     
  7. Happy Paws2

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    Plus if you are in the park and see another dog on a lead, it's for a reason so please put your dog back on it's lead or reel his flexi lead in and lock it, until you have passed each other. Small dogs and Flexi leads :incazzato: :cursing::incazzato: :cursing:
     
  8. Nonnie

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    I walk more when its nice and cold. Sunny and snowy are the best conditions imo. Cant beat a nice frosty morning.

    Around here some people only walk when its either like the tropics, or there is snow and its a novelty.
     
  9. babycham2002

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    also FWW this place is beautiful because it is not ruined by us that use it daily, we do not leave litter, we pick up poo. We dont swing from the tree branchs or kick up the wild flowers. It will not stay this way if everyone treats it like you do
     
  10. L/C

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    The dog that prompted this post wasn't even particuarly small - it was a border collie! The poor thing kept running right to the end of the flexi and then flipping it's self as it reached the end - it did it with a real wrench. :( I've never seen such a frustrated and hyper dog.
     
  11. Milliepoochie

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    Definately, those frosty mornings are fantastic.

    When you walk outside and the cold takes your breath awary for just a second :D

    And the crunching of the frost underfoot - I love winter! :)


    Millie does to, it's not nice being black and tan in the summer or being an Akita. Good job we have a nice shady spot in the garden all day :)
     
  12. L/C

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    This drives me mad - we have to avoid a place we usually walk as it's so covered in litter from people having picnics/drinking. Food and broken glass everywhere.
     
  13. henry

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    That's so true! Sun comes out and out they come....!!! Unsocialised dogs who don't get walked until the sun's out. Our local woods and downs have been bursting these past few days - people and dogs you never see. My friend and I walk there every morning, every day of the year, Winter, Spring, Summer and Autumn. We were just saying this morning......Bleddy Fairweather dog walkers!!

    I sympathise!!:(
    Claire
     
  14. babycham2002

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    Yup, its so sad :(. I cant walk in the day now, only morning and night. Too many numpties everywhere. I picked up two picnicers litter the other day after they had left as I just couldnt bear even more ruining one of my fave spots.
    I did walk in the day yesterday because I wanted the tide to be in for Willow, I was in a very quiet out of the way spot throwing ball in the water for Willow, both the boys were off sunbathing when this girl and her little sister decided that they wanted to have their picnic in the exact spot Percy was lying! (bear in mind their was a lot more space) and older girl screamed 'away' at Percy. I actually couldn't believe it. Don't know how I kept quiet. Well I suppose I do, I just accept that for 6 months of the year my beloved walk is inaccessible at certain times, dirty, cramped and full of people who think it belongs to them because they go down there once a year. :(
     
  15. kat&molly

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    We dont even get Fair weather walkers here. Everyones dogs are mostly chained up all day every day. Some of them must be stir crazy:mad:
    I'm the only person around here that takes their dogs out.
     
  16. Pointermum

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    :eek: i love my flip flops and i will walk the dogs in them :dita:

    But i'll agree with you on the rest :D
    Where i walk my dogs there is a pond and most time's there is maybe one dog there........16 :eek: the other day . Mostly the "family dog" overweight fat labs that are very poorly behaved :rolleyes:
     
  17. ridgeback05

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    a very good friend of mine used to keep his goldie tethered in his garden through out the day and every other day a guy with a yorkie would walk past and the dog would run into the garden...mate said to him...watch your dog mate...guy says dog wont touch your bird...mate says it not the f**ing bird i am worried about...
     
  18. Nicky10

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    I've seen quite a few dogs suddenly appear over the last few days poor things mostly obese including a springer I didn't think an obese springer was possible :(.
     
  19. L/C

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    They probably feed it to keep it quiet. :( Can you imagine how you'd cope with a springer that didn't get walked otherwise?
     
  20. Nicky10

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    I could barely cope with a springer that was walked. They tried to say it was quite old, 7 is practically ancient in springer terms you know, so it put on weight :rolleyes:. My terrier's a year younger than that and he's lean and fit
     
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