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Hi, my name is Ruby
I am a Female - spayed Shepherd X .

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I am a Male Sphinx . I have found my new home.

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Balto - Last updated on Friday, Feb 03 2012 (Added on Wednesday, Aug 10 2011)

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BALTO is a gorgeous male. Taken from a Bergie for a few rands – seems like Balto was bait for a training session with pitbulls and was ‘rescued’ by this young man. About 4 – 6 months old, does not cock his leg yet when urinating. He is a cross between an Alsatian and a Husky – stunning shiny black coat – curly tailed and very bright eyed. Very friendly. Listens beautifully and is in the process of learning manners, house training etc in my zoo! Wants to please and play! He has only now come into contact with other species cats, chickens, squirrels, tortoises ... and is learning appropriate reactions!!! Very skinny and is recovering from a ‘burn’ on one of his pads on the front paws. Seems happy to sleep outdoor too but should be an indoor boy. Sadly, I cannot keep him! He will be neutered upon adoption - not negotiable!!!! HOME CHECK APPLIES
Type: Dog
Breed: German Shepherd X Husky
Age: 4 months
Gender: Male
Location: Cape town
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Pet Size: Medium
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STEALING
When your dog steals something do you chase after him trying to get it back?  
Don’t play this game of chase anymore.  You are reinforcing an unwanted behaviour. The more attention you give him for stealing something, the more he’ll steal.    
As long as it’s not dangerous ignore him when he steals something, he’ll stop pretty soon if there is no reinforcement involved. Write the incident off to your mistake, as you are the one who left it lying around in the first place. Remember prevention is better than cure.
Make sure he can’t get to items, which are off-limits. Keep tables and counters completely free of food and other fun chewables; keep the laundry out of your dogs reach for several months until he no longer looks there for fun.  He is stealing this stuff to entertain himself so rather have plenty of yummy chew treats to keep him busy and make sure he is getting exercise and his mind is being stimulated with fun games. If your dog has stolen something you need to take back. Don’t just take the article from him this will only teach him that when he has his fun toy and you come towards him, his fun is going to stop and he will begin to hide with his stolen items. Instead offer him something much better a great big yummy chew toy, not only will he drop the stolen item for you to get back but he will be occupied with this new yummy treat and he will completely forget his stolen item. This will also make him happy when he sees you approaching because good things come from you.

Reference: (page (110)
The new dog owner’s guide to  Positive reinforcement puppy training – Suzanne L. Harris


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