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Hi, my name is BOBBY
I am a Male - neutered Labrador / Terrier Blend.

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Last updated on Thursday, Oct 23 2014
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HAPPY TAIL
Hi, my name is Isabella
I am a Female Domestic. I have found my new home.

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Last updated on Thursday, Oct 16 2014
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Hi, my name is Reddy
I am a Male Africanis. I have been Homed.

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Last updated on Tuesday, Oct 28 2014
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URGENT - Last updated on Monday, May 24 2010 (Added on Monday, May 24 2010)

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PLEASE WOULD YOU SPREAD THE WORD .... WE HAVE A WEEK TO FIND HER A LOVING HOME .... OR SHE WILL HAVE TO GO TO SPCA This female husky was picked up at the Total garage in Saldanha , West Coast a few weeks ago. She was wandering around for some time and had a sore paw and recently had pups. A concerned family took her in but they cannot keep her beyond come SATURDAY , after which she will have to go to the SPCA ..... as LAC kennels cannot accommodate such a big dog. PLEASE , PLEASE spread the word ...... The Husky Rescue is also putting the word out but sadly cannot accommodate her as their kennels are full.
Type: Dog
Breed: Husky
Age: adult
Gender: Female
Location: Cape town
Contact: Wendy on (022) 492 2294 / 083 270 5161
Age Group: Adult
Pet Size: Medium
Email Address: are@kingsleymail.co.za
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Last updated on Monday, Mar 18 2013

Remember to pop on down to the SAINTS charity shop with any of your good quality 2nd hand stuff and help us raise much needed funds. Also a great place to shop for some awesome gifts at fantastic prices.
The type of items in demand are good quality 2nd hand clothing and shoes, household goods (linen, towels, plates, decor items) working pc’s, radios, TV’s, 2nd hand cell phones etc..

And DVD'S they are currently the best sellers so if you have dvds in your cupboards gathering dust, get them on down to the shop :)

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Hi, my name is GRACIE
I am a Female - spayed Shepherd Blend. Would you like to sponsor me?

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Last updated on Monday, Jun 02 2014
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COME WHEN CALLED
Have someone hold your puppy, show pup your YUMMY treat and then move away from your puppy.
Start in an enclosed area with no distractions. Bend down and wriggle the food in front of you towards the puppy and call your pup with a happy and excited voice  “pups name, COME” Praise your puppy the whole time he moves towards you, what a good boy you’re such a clever puppy. When he reaches you give him a huge hug and your yummy treats, make sure you can gently handle his collar while he is with you in case you would need to quickly put him on leash, then release the puppy with the command “GO PLAY”
We are establishing a pattern here. When I say come and you move towards me really good things happen. Remember to ALWAYS say the word “COME” in a happy excited voice that your dog will want to come to you, never say “COME” in anger. We don’t want our pups to be fearful of coming to us.

The faster the puppy comes to you the bigger the reward should be. He will quickly learn that the quicker he gets to you the better the reward.
Start to use everyday opportunities in the home to practice like when it’s feeding time, while you are cooking dinner.
Repeat this exercise until you see he is coming 10/10 of the times.
Once we have the “COME” understood by the dog we up the criteria, this means when  he is coming to you 10/10 times in your enclosed area.
 
We increase the criteria by:  
1. Increasing the distance,
2. Adding distractions
3. Changing the environment.

REMEMBER ONLY CHANGE ONE CRITERIA AT A TIME
Ie: If you are increasing distance don’t have distractions at first and don’t start this new criteria in the park.

Once you have managed to increase the distance in a safe enclosed area, start adding distractions but decrease the distance. Slowly build up the distance again.
Then it’s time to take the show on the road. We are now changing the environment, so distance and distractions must go back to their 1st steps. We will now start to increase our distance 1st in our new environment. Once we have our “COME” at a distance in the park we will begin to add distractions, once again as we will now take our distance back to the beginning stage and slowly build up the distance with distractions.
ALWAYS make it an incredibly enjoyable exercise for your dog. NEVER shout or reprimand your pup if he doesn’t come just lower your criteria to last point he was successful and build up again slowly. ALWAYS put SAFETY FIRST, when you move to different environments, work with your dog on a long lead at first, so there is no chance your dog could run away.
This is one of the most important exercises your dog can learn, and it can be life saving.
Happy safe training.

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