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Recently a 7 month miniature pincher was broug…

Recently a 7 month miniature pincher was brought for evaluation. My client was told by the couple whom they adopted the dog from that he was found in the street wondering with his mother and that was all they knew. Initially when brought home he was quiet and shy but within days he became comfortable and began showing signs of aggression.

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Upon evaluating the dog, I guesstimated he was older than previously believed (15 months) with a Veterinarian guessing the same. After the first week, the dog was still shy, easily agitated when corrected and exhibited dog aggression.

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After my evaluation I pressed my client to see if they can get more information and to let the couple know he was much older than they had said. After much pressing, the couple had agreed that they withheld information on the dog and the story given was not all true.

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The couple stated they felt bad that they did not raise the dog properly and that he had gotten out of hand, and simply wanted to find him a better home. They agreed to never properly socializing the dog and didn’t have the means to pay for training. Their idea of socializing was bringing the dog around other dogs to see but he was so aggressive that they just took him home. When they had guest over, the dog would begin to bark and even bit someone that they just put him in a room without ever correcting the behavior.

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This is a classic story of the quote above, both socializing and training go hand and hand but lacking in one department will only lead to failure in all. Getting a dog requires an investment of patience and time with sometimes having to pay for service to help remedy the situation. For those seeking help, there are avenues to explore but you have to do some research in finding help. I personally help my clients giving deep discounts to those that truly don’t have the means and need help and are willing to do the work to get their dogs trained and socialized.

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#dog #dogs #quotes #instadog #instadaily #dogstagram #dogtraining #story #dogtrainer #pup #weekendvibes #minpin #doglover #pets #family #bulldog #foreverhome #help #pitbull (at Montclair Plaza Mall)
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I’ve been blessed to have owned and/or trained…

I’ve been blessed to have owned and/or trained every dog breed I’ve ever wanted to. The French Mastiff or #doguedebordeaux was one of my favorites breeds to own. I had two (2) males that were athletic as any big dog and also excelled in bite work – Reno and Slob. I’ve yet to see one in 30 years that would actually work as hard as the ones I owned.
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I must add that owning these majestic dog breeds has only helped me better understand the differences of behavior from breed to breed as well as gain an overall knowledge in dealing with each one with the respect that comes with ownership of the different breeds.
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#throwbackthursday share any interesting stories of your dogs, here is mine….
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I noticed bags of dog food would be raided and slobbered by one of the dogs but I couldn’t figure out which would do it since they were all in kennels. One day I looked out the window and noticed Reno popping his gate open, go into the bag of food, eat a few large gulps of dog food then retreat back into his kennel, all the while closing the latch behind him. Smh this guy was too clever for his own self.
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#dog #dogs #doglover #mastiff #fila #canecorso #presacanario #americanbulldog #pitbull #bulldog #boerboel #cao #neo #bandog #instadog #instagood #pets #family #newfie #rottweiler #tosa #frenchie #dogtraining #france #instadog #dogstagram #instadaily (at West Hills, California)
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A good or bad behavior will continue if allowe…

A good or bad behavior will continue if allowed to get away with, as your pet views good or bad as ok. Correcting an issue early will sway your pet from continuing said behavior you’re not approving of.

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#twitter #dog #tweet #dogs #dogstagram #pup #bulldog #trainhard #instadogs #pets #instadaily #labs #quotes #pitbull #yorkie #maltese (at Nostress cafe restaurant)
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FORM FOLLOWS FUNCTION is a 20th-century princi…

FORM FOLLOWS FUNCTION is a 20th-century principle which says that an object should primarily relate to its intended function or purpose.
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This is important to note as many breeds today don’t follow this principle. In fact breeding for extremism is more common than functionality and without function then form will not follow.

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This is what an ENGLISH MASTIFF should look like. The perfect balance of front to back to height, even weight distribution throughout its frame and the overall structure is impeccable on this dog. It should be noted that he’s not as wrinkled, sloppy or overly massive, as today’s dogs. Take note how alert he appears and gives the appearance of a dog with endless amounts of energy.
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This picture was likely taken sometime in the early 1900’s and if you know what today’s MASTIFF looks like (slide right to see) it’s a different breed we are comparing. Over a short amount of time a more extreme version has been promoted versus the dog pictured.
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So why don’t dogs follow the same pattern as before? The reason is the purpose of many breeds isn’t coveted as it once was and breeders breed for the show ring to compete in conformation rather than any workability and functionality. Add to the fact that breed clubs and parent registry AKC, the American Kennel Club pushes for dogs to look or exceed conformation standards that promote extremisms.
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In your own opinion did modern breeding practices improve today’s dogs or make them impractical physically?
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#mastiff #englishmastiff #history #dog #dogs #puppy #bullmastiff #instadog #instadaily #modern #l4l #f4f #blackandwhitephoto #picoftheday #dogstagram #bulldog #pitbull #america #greatdane #dogo #england #europe #canecorso #presacanario #americanbulldog #show #breedsofpurpose (at Old Town Square Praque Czech Republic)
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What is a Cynologist, someone asked after read…

What is a Cynologist, someone asked after reading my bio. At first I thought to ignore the question as maybe they’ll look up the definition themselves but then I remembered, what if their millennial’s?

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Cynology is the study of matters related to canines and/or domestic dogs. To be exact, it is a term used to denote a serious zoological approach to the study of dogs by writers on canine subjects, dog breeders, trainers and enthusiasts who informally study dogs.

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One thing I enjoy doing is educating myself and others about dogs, their purpose and history. So being a self imposed Cynologist, it allows me to enjoy both while giving myself a moniker.

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#dog #quotes #dogs #dogstagram #pets #history #life #educate #teacher #puppiesofinstagram #puppy #love #job #trainhard #pugs #instadaily #instadog #bulldog (at Old Town Square Praque Czech Republic)
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What does Empathy and dogs have in common? One…

What does Empathy and dogs have in common? One way that we care and communicate with our dogs is by showing them empathy. Empathy is defined as an ability to understand and share the feelings of another. Being that we can understand what their needs are after raising them, interacting with them and knowing what makes them tick its easier to understand this.

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Think about these examples, during fireworks you comfort them. When duty calls in the middle of the night, you take them out. You play with them when they’re feeling playful. Examples like this show us that we are willing to put them ahead of ourselves and not think anything different about it. It’s no wonder why the perspective of dogs towards humans is so clear to them.

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What we don’t often think about is how we can be so selfless to our dogs but not so to others. We all need to think how much our dogs impact us just as much as we impact them and use it for our betterment. Practicing empathy is something all of our dogs expect from us, and it is also something we should all expect from each other more often.

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#dog #dogs #dogstagram #pets #empathy #quotes #instadog #pup #puppylove #instadaily #love #life #bulldog #pitbull #maltese #yorkie #labs #fashion #trainhard #l4l #f4f (at Tom Bradley International Terminal (TBIT))
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This breed is considered the last Coursing Mas…

This breed is considered the last Coursing Mastiff of recent times. Although an old breed in its native country, it has become popular rather quickly around the world, especially the States.

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For bonus points, in the picture this dog exhibits a key physical feature that is telling of the time the dog comes from and it’s purpose on the field. Can anyone guess?

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#mastiff #bigdogs #guarddog #dog #dogs #dogstagram #dogsofinsta #puppy #puppies #pets #history #vintage #blackandwhite #presacanario #americanbulldog #pitbull #picoftheday #photooftheday #bulldog #boxer #quiz #instadog #instagood #instapet #instadaily #boerboel #neo #italian #italy (at Vinny’s Italian Restaurant)

The debate will rage on of the true origin of …

The debate will rage on of the true origin of the #Mastiff breed. Their will also be those that don’t agree on what colors are acceptable. This MASTIFF doesn’t usually come in the color above but some devotees of the breed might differ.
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Name the breed…..
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#dog #dogs #pets #workingdog #puppy #puppies #instadog #instadaily #facts #history #breedsofpurpose #tosainu #dogo #canecorso #presacanario #life #worldofdogs (at AMC Puente Hills 20)

Feel like featuring some different #Mastiff f…

Feel like featuring some different #Mastiff for all to see and enjoy.
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Can anyone identify the breed pictured here?
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Is there a Mastiff breed you’d like to see featured? #askstdt
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#dog #dogs #dogstagram #mastiff #bigdogs #pets #petsagram #puppy #puppiesofinstagram #workingdog #instadog #instadaily #instalike #breedsofpurpose #world #history (at Long Beach Museum of Art)

A random thought 💭 I had today…. . . …

A random thought 💭 I had today….
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Hope everyone had a great day!
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#Dogs #dogs #dogstagram #dogsofinsta #dogsofig #dogslife #dogsofinstgram #random #thoughtoftheday #pets #breeds #puppy #puppiesofinstagram #pitbull #bulldog #instalike #instadog #instadaily #askstdt #stdt (at Palm Springs, California)