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Old August 13th, 2018, 09:01 AM
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Any dog owners here?

Just got a 7 month old rescue pup, a crossbreed between Great Pyrenees and Mountain Cur.
I had a few questions...I am so freaked out.
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Old August 13th, 2018, 01:08 PM
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I have a 2 year old Yellow English Labrador Retriever. Its not a rescue.. we got him from a Breeder when he was 7 weeks old. Do ask any questions you might have.. Will try to answer.
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Old August 13th, 2018, 02:47 PM
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I don't have a dog but I like dogs... curious about the questions though. Ask away?
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Old August 13th, 2018, 03:48 PM
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I don't have a dog and I hate dogs, the filth created by dogs and their owners in neighborhoods, the nauseating liberal love dogs are showered with. America's GDP could be a percent higher if it not for dogs.

chutiya amrus even call them their babies and celebrate b'days .. one coworker said I became a grandad today, I was like congrats, is it your son's or daughter's.. bugger does.. no it's my dogs.
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Old August 13th, 2018, 03:59 PM
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I don't have a dog and I hate dogs, the filth created by dogs and their owners in neighborhoods, the nauseating liberal love dogs are showered with. America's GDP could be a percent higher if it not for dogs.

chutiya amrus even call them their babies and celebrate b'days .. one coworker said I became a grandad today, I was like congrats, is it your son's or daughter's.. bugger does.. no it's my dogs.
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Old August 13th, 2018, 04:06 PM
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I don't have a dog and I hate dogs, the filth created by dogs and their owners in neighborhoods, the nauseating liberal love dogs are showered with. America's GDP could be a percent higher if it not for dogs.

chutiya amrus even call them their babies and celebrate b'days .. one coworker said I became a grandad today, I was like congrats, is it your son's or daughter's.. bugger does.. no it's my dogs.
You are entitled to your opinion but you probably did not grow up with a pet at home so its difficult for folks like you to understand the affection people shower on their dogs/cats or any other pets. There is nothing nauseating about it at all. They become a part of your family and are treated the same way.
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Old August 13th, 2018, 04:19 PM
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Re: Any dog owners here?

I started a thread similarly a while back.
Prominent posts from that. BTW, our update is the kid who was asking for a dog is found allergic to dogs and cats. He has been asking for a snake since then
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Does any Echarchan in Umrika own a dog.
What i the average maintenance cost on it.
And in case the whole family is off to India what happens to the dog.

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"Desis" don't waste dollahs on dogs i seen lots of chinks have dogs.. Eat up when runneing short of regular food

Americans esp goras are crazy over dogs.. At least have someting that is dependent and obeys
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I have an american colleague who often comments that dogs are the only creatures that show unconditional love.. even your own children will betray you or be mad at you, will love you only if you keep them happy. I think he has a point.
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Who told you that?
Lot of desis do have dogs these days. Couple of my relatives and few friend do.





Don't just bow down to kids requests and demands.
Do your own work. Its lot of work and responsibilities.
Goras have because they do not have as much social life/obligations like us desis. Ye weekend shaadi pe (out of town) jao, India jao etc...Look for dog sitting places etc is additional.

Saale mere employee ko uski maa vacation pe gayi to I had to let him go for couple of hours in the middle of the shift to let the dog "out".

Bachcho ko goli pilaao, bolneka laayenge...laayenge...
Unkaa kya, tum logo ko marwani padegi.
If you do not mind taking for walk in cold or rain or snow, because your kids don't want to get up in the morning on weekends either, go get one.
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Old August 13th, 2018, 04:43 PM
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Re: Any dog owners here?

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You are entitled to your opinion but you probably did not grow up with a pet at home so its difficult for folks like you to understand the affection people shower on their dogs/cats or any other pets. There is nothing nauseating about it at all. They become a part of your family and are treated the same way.
2 examples.. all real from my stay in USA.

1. head of dept of design in an engineering company, acts like her dogs to show to colleagues every Monday morning.. it's quite a sight watching her imitate her dogs.. fat lady climbing a chair like a dog and jumping off desk. I joined as an intern and saw this on my 1st day in 2006.

2. Relatives in US - talked about their dogs non-stop every time I visit.. 2 hours tea and snacks.. all we discussed was their dogs.. I'm like pencho I'm worse than their dogs.

All the dog poo on driveway and sidewalk.. all mofos say we always pick up after our dogs.. I'm like only if somebody's watching.. and what if loose motion?

Now you know why it's nauseating.

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Old August 13th, 2018, 05:44 PM
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2 examples.. all real from my stay in USA.

1. head of dept of design in an engineering company, acts like her dogs to show to colleagues every Monday morning.. it's quite a sight watching her imitate her dogs.. fat lady climbing a chair like a dog and jumping off desk. I joined as an intern and saw this on my 1st day in 2006.

2. Relatives in US - talked about their dogs non-stop every time I visit.. 2 hours tea and snacks.. all we discussed was their dogs.. I'm like pencho I'm worse than their dogs.

All the dog poo on driveway and sidewalk.. all mofos say we always pick up after our dogs.. I'm like only if somebody's watching.. and what if loose motion?

Now you know why it's nauseating.
The last paragraph. That is the one thing that is holding
Me from keeping a dog. And also safety concerns. You don't know when they get angry and bite someone.
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Old August 13th, 2018, 07:13 PM
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2 examples.. all real from my stay in USA.

1. head of dept of design in an engineering company, acts like her dogs to show to colleagues every Monday morning.. it's quite a sight watching her imitate her dogs.. fat lady climbing a chair like a dog and jumping off desk. I joined as an intern and saw this on my 1st day in 2006.

2. Relatives in US - talked about their dogs non-stop every time I visit.. 2 hours tea and snacks.. all we discussed was their dogs.. I'm like pencho I'm worse than their dogs.

All the dog poo on driveway and sidewalk.. all mofos say we always pick up after our dogs.. I'm like only if somebody's watching.. and what if loose motion?

Now you know why it's nauseating.
If we socialize with fellow pet (dog) owners, the discussion almost invariably does veer towards our four legged friends but I usually don't bore people who don't have pets with kutta tales. I have 2 children so there is a plenty to talk about other topics .. when folks visit us and some of them are morbidly scared of dogs, he is kept a safe distance away in the garage and understandably so because the dude is a 90 pounder (despite being well trained and extremely gentle)

Yes, I have noticed that some folks do go overboard (like your head of design) probably but oh well, there are all kind of folks in this world. Don't let that make you think that all dog owners behave the same way

Regarding potty training, I can probably count 2-3 instances where some accident might have happened inside the house when my dog was a puppy. And no, all dogs don't poop/pee on driveway and sidewalks. Once trained, dogs have their spots usually in bushes or places where they happen to do scent marking for other canine companions from the neighborhood.

Picking up after your dog is a habit which initially might be a bit disgusting but it slowly becomes a part of one's daily routine. There are leashes available with potty bag dispensers attached to them so you are never caught unawares. In most subdivisions there are pet waste eliminator stations where we can dispose off the bags.

Usually diarrhea is not very common if you have a healthy dog and monitor his diet but if it does happen, you usually hose it down and clean the area with a disinfectant later or if its outdoors, cover the area with some loose soil and then scoop it up in a bag (TMI, I know ).. You feed your dog some rice mixed with unsalted chicken broth/or cooked pumpkin puree and it works as a probiotic and settles down their tummy.
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I don't have a dog and I hate dogs, the filth created by dogs and their owners in neighborhoods, the nauseating liberal love dogs are showered with. America's GDP could be a percent higher if it not for dogs.

chutiya amrus even call them their babies and celebrate b'days .. one coworker said I became a grandad today, I was like congrats, is it your son's or daughter's.. bugger does.. no it's my dogs.
Yaar tuney mere mooh ki baat chheen lii. We both are so mature. My close friends and family are also of same school of thought.

Kutte gande janwar hote hai jinhe gande, bewakoof aur jahil log palte hai.

BTW in Bangalore population of domesticated as well as streets dogs is high, isn't it?
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My kids have been asking / begging for a dog. This is what I tell them.

"You know, your mom and I really wanted a dog a long time ago. We discussed it, and decided to have kids instead. We can get a dog as long as we can put one of you two in foster care!" (i have 2 kids).


I too like pets, but as long as they are not mine!

I don't hate animals but I don't want to have them as my own. No way.

I like seeing pets when other people own them and bend after them to pick up their poo poo I won't bend down to pick up after a dog! Imagine, if an advanced alien species lands at the moment you are picking your dog's shit! What will they think? That the dog is the master of planet earth??
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I too like pets, but as long as they are not mine!

I don't hate animals but I don't want to have them as my own. No way.

I like seeing pets when other people own them and bend after them to pick up their poo poo I won't bend down to pick up after a dog! Imagine, if an advanced alien species lands at the moment you are picking your dog's shit! What will they think? That the dog is the master of planet earth??
bhai, yahan tow mushkil hai then but you for sure can get a pet in India if you ever think of relocating..


I hope the rules haven't changed there.
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I don't have a dog and I hate dogs, the filth created by dogs and their owners in neighborhoods, the nauseating liberal love dogs are showered with. America's GDP could be a percent higher if it not for dogs.

chutiya amrus even call them their babies and celebrate b'days .. one coworker said I became a grandad today, I was like congrats, is it your son's or daughter's.. bugger does.. no it's my dogs.


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Dogs are the most faithful creatures on planet earth,
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Don't hate Dogs because of their owners.
Dogs are the most faithful creatures on planet earth,
I am absolutely sure that their faithfulness is not just limited to planet earth...
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