New Year's Resolutions

Discussion in 'Off-Topic & Chit Chat' started by charmedwolf, Dec 30, 2011.

  1. charmedwolf Moderator

    So we all know that the new year is just around the bend. For those that don't know a New Year's resolution is a commitment that a person makes to one or more lasting personal goals, projects, or the reforming of a habit. For most people usually goals include improve well-being, improve finances, improve career, improve education, improve self, take a trip or volunteer. This year I'm making my new year's resolution include my dogs as well.

    Jinx: Work on her recall and her barking at horses,

    Isis: Work on her human aggression and leave it.

    Kratos: Work towards CGC and overcome his fear of kids.

    What are your resolutions with your dogs?
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  2. dogcrazy Experienced Member

    Good idea with the new year resolution for your dogs.
    Carmel: Work on not eating paper towels off-leash and barking at cats
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  3. southerngirl Honored Member

    Great idea(y).
    Missy: Work on her not reacting when walking past other dogs
    Chase: Work on me walking him, not him walking me
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  4. tigerlily46514 Honored Member

    Buddy's 2012 resolutions:
    Learn how to do "heelwork" (the kind where they look up at you while in contact with your leg)
    and
    Learning invisible boundaries
    and
    continue to improve learning how to stay calm while seeing unknown dogs.
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  5. tigerlily46514 Honored Member

    we should resurrect this thread in 2013 to see if we meet our goals!!:ROFLMAO:
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  6. ohSNAPCAKES Well-Known Member

    for Atlas:
    continue working on being calm around people.
    heelwork.
    more stimulating experiences (hikes, road trips to new places, etc).
    teach him to respond to a vibrating collar.
    wear the backpack (with weights -starting out at .5 pounds- in the pockets) my mom made for him on every walk.
  7. TiggerBabe Member

    What a lovely idea (y)

    For Poppy

    Heelwork - both in person and with my wheelchair.

    Stair work - to go up and down a full flight of stairs in a house (Poppy can go up may be 3/4 but no more)

    Increase her confidence to do her toilet outside the garden (any suggestions would be appreciated)
  8. James Mann Active Member

    Honey's New Years Resolutions

    1. Have her master Steve take her for more walks so that she can fullfil her second resolution...

    2. Get more treats but keep her figure.

    3. Actually meet the mail delivery people.

    4. Learn where the heck my family goes all the time, without her.

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