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About to go pick up a puppy from a local breeder

Discussion in 'Not So Spineless Wonders' started by PanzoN88, Jul 22, 2019.

  1. basin79

    basin79 Arachnoemperor Active Member

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    Just enjoy him as a pup for now as they grow up so fast.
     
  2. PanzoN88

    PanzoN88 Arachnolord Active Member

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    Sure will and already am.

    ROMEO DAY 3 (BEGINNING OF SECOND FULL DAY):

    he had a bit of an accident around 2 this morning, and I took him out again at 4, although he decided he wanted to play instead.

    He woke up again around 6 to eat, play and just went to his crate for a nap.
     
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  3. PanzoN88

    PanzoN88 Arachnolord Active Member

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    Update:

    Woke up to find his ears are finally standing up.

    Picture to come when I catch him in good position.



    Corgi weirdness part 1:

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  4. PanzoN88

    PanzoN88 Arachnolord Active Member

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    More weirdness anyone?

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    He is so weird when getting ready to nap. When he is running around there is no chance of getting a picture.
     
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  5. krbshappy71

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    He's adorable! That's great he is crate training so easily, nice work!
     
  6. PanzoN88

    PanzoN88 Arachnolord Active Member

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    Only problem is getting him to realize that 4 AM is not outdoor playtime.
     
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    Bought him one of those playpens today as well as a harness.

    Human socialization is going well.

    He hates brooms and bare feet.

    He thinks squeaky toys are for barking at, while using his bed as a fort.

    He has become quite stubborn as well. Currently working with him on that. Clicker training is going well. I'll be glad when he is past 16 weeks, that way I can walk him.

    He let me sleep 4 more hours!!!!! :)
     
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  8. krbshappy71

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    Puppies are such a handful, I got a mini-Golden Doodle puppy last year and she quickly reminded me of that. I don't know how we survived the first year. We then adopted a Sheltie-Chihuahua-something-else mix that was a year old hoping it would help with the Golden's energy level, rough housing and such, wear each other out? Not a chance. They LOVE playing with each other but they don't wear out, I swear they wind each other up even more. It's a crazy house, I love it.
     
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  10. PanzoN88

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    After a full week with Romeo, he has officially became the definition of stubborn. He knows his name, just doesn't come when called. Just now he tried running from me (he though I was playing with him when I was not), he does not like being told NO, as he will continue doing what he wants regardless.

    Ok, enough about the negative, as I'm working on sorting those out, let's focus on the positive. He is quite playful, had his first accidents today, though they were on the pee pads which was really good. He is getting better at going outside (coming in is another story on cool evenings and at 2 AM), he is already displaying good guard dog skills. Best of all, he is really becoming a really loveable and affectionate little dog.

    It will take time, but I am more stubborn than any dog is.
     
  11. basin79

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    You've got to remember Romeo is only a young PUPPY. You need to lower your expectations with regards to him being trained in the blink of an eye.

    Just mix him some gentle fun training and him playing.
     
  12. PanzoN88

    PanzoN88 Arachnolord Active Member

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    Very true, I have adjusted accordingly.
     
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  13. PanzoN88

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    Had an amazing experience in socializing Romeo today. I was taking him out to do his business, and my neighbor was outside with her family that was visiting and they had three children. Wasn't too sure how he was going to react. I figured he was going to act like well...a puppy, and he did play like a puppy, but what surprised me was how gentle he was with the three children, no scratching and play biting like he does to me. Naturally he got a treat when I brought him back in the house.

    I'm proud of this little puppy

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    More pictures of this weird little corgi that has an obsession for my ears.

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  15. How is Romeo adapting to the new family?
     
  16. PanzoN88

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    Really well, he is a perfect little dog. I am very surprised he is picking up clicker training already.
     
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