by Jessejones on 06 January 2019 - 19:01
Take it to off topic sorry does not cut it actions do
by Hired Dog on 06 January 2019 - 19:01
Duke, I understand that, I have understood it from the first post, however, I also understand that there is nothing I can do about it. None of the people posting in here can actually, so, while you can voice your opinion and dismay, ultimately, TSA or whoever, will do what they are told to do by those who make those decisions.
I am over 40 and for anyone else who is, I realize that we grew up during a time when things were not as PC as they are now, I get that. I will be the first one to admit that political correctness offends me, but, it is a way of life and its not going away, so, I can either accept it and not let it affect me, or, I can stew in it...I choose to not allow it to get in my way of doing things, adaptability is a great thing.
Finally sir, I am not "married" to any one breed, but, all things considered, I am a Malinois person, however, like I mentioned in my previous post, as long as the dog works like I want it to, I am good.
Joan, I am one of those weird people who MUST have a dog I can live with, regardless of how great of a working dog it is. I have been there, lived with a dog that was probably the greatest patrol dog ever, but, admitedly, THE worst dog ever to live with and I am a good dog person.
Mr Darcy, thank you sir.
by duke1965 on 06 January 2019 - 20:01
accepting crap, no thanks, its time to fight back or abandon ship, dont think one will like the future of acceptance
by joanro on 06 January 2019 - 20:01
Different type dogs, I think. But whatever works for you is all that matters. I think, however, that your "adaptability" would also apply to getting along with a dog you earn your living with...but that's just me.
And as for being passive in the face of what is happening in the world....I'll go down fighting rather than to give up my freedom...because ultimately that's what it all boils down to. And I'll keep my pointy eared dogs even if kids are scared chittless over them...let the parents teach their little darlings that looks don't kill.
by ValK on 06 January 2019 - 23:01
I am one of those weird people who MUST have a dog I can live with, regardless of how great of a working dog it is. I have been there, lived with a dog that was probably the greatest patrol dog ever, but, admitedly, THE worst dog ever to live with and I am a good dog person.
can you be more specific what exactly was wrong, to make these dogs unsuitable to live with?
by GSCat on 07 January 2019 - 06:01
I knew a handler that had an active alert narcotics detection dog that made LOCKING the bathroom door a necessity, but eventually the dog destroyed the door. Fortunately he owned the house.
I had a dual purpose dog that went berserk any time she heard certain noises. At 2 p.m., this was a real sleep destroyer. There was no training her otherwise because of reward associations at work. Other than that, she was an absolute joy in the house.
My current dog loves baths so much that she'll turn on the water in the tub--repeatedly-- and then gets all wet and runs through the house shaking. Other than the cost and waste, I don't want her scalding herself. Or the cat drowning (he likes baths, too). So this dog is currently a big pain in the petunias to live with right now because of cleaning up the messes. We're working on not turning on the water, but she's stubborn about stuff that intrinsically rewards her.
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