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Hi, my name is Violet
I am a Female Domestic.

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Last updated on Monday, Oct 27 2014
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HAPPY TAIL
Hi, my name is Alex
I am a Male - neutered Domestic. I have found my new home.

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Last updated on Monday, Oct 27 2014
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Hi, my name is Rocky
I am a Male - neutered Staffie. I have been Homed.

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Wagter - Last updated on Monday, Apr 23 2012 (Added on Wednesday, Mar 07 2012)

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Cheeky has been homed but her brother Wagter is still searching for his happy ending. He is a 4 year old Ridgeback. Wagter’s mum has lost her home and can no longer keep him. A strict home check and conditions apply. Please note that all our dogs are "inside" dogs and need to be an integral part of the family. Animal Rescue & Rehome Foundation (ARRF) Cell 1: 082 784 1872 or 082 449 1317 e mail: animalrescue@mweb.co.za and/or deang2@telkomsa.net Website: http://www.arrf.za.org/
Type: Dog
Breed: Ridgeback
Age: puppy
Gender: Male - neutered
Location: Johannesburg
Contact: 082 784 1872 or 082 449 1317
Age Group: Puppy
Pet Size: Small
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Contact Website: http://www.arrf.za.org/

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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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JUMPING UP
The best way to stop puppy jumping is to simply ignore him when he does.  Turn your back to him fold your arms and stand still until he has fours paws on the ground. Then quickly get down to his level and give him lots of praise and rewards if he jumps up again, stand up and turn away until he stops jumping, and repeat. We are rewarding the desired behaviour and ignoring the bad behaviour. We also need to make sure that all people who come into contact with pup know this is what is to be done when pup jumps otherwise some unsuspecting visitor could unknowingly be undoing all your hard work by patting the dog or telling him to get off, both of these are rewarding the dog as he is getting the attention he seeks

The following exercises are also very effective for the jumping dog:
Put your puppy on a lead and tie the end securely to a doorknob.  
Make sure you have yummy treats with you and from a short distance move towards the puppy with excitement.  As soon as he jumps up, stop moving towards him and take a step backwards away from the pup.  As soon as he stops jumping move towards him again. Continue this approach until you can get all the way to the pup and give him a cuddle without jumping lots of praise and rewards from that position, moving back again if he jumps up in excitement.   
You could also do this exercise but you are the door know and you have another person approach the dog, as above once the person gets all the way to your dog without him jumping give him lots of praise and rewards.
This method will also teach him how to greet people, and to pay attention to you rather than them.
If you can catch your dog before he is about to launch himself off the ground give him something else to do like sit. But only if it’s before his paws have left the floor.
Happy Training.

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