Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 12-21-2005, 10:54 AM   #1
ChroniclesofYarnia
Turning the Heel
 
ChroniclesofYarnia's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Montana Baby!!!
Posts: 597
Thanks: 6
Thanked 20 Times in 13 Posts
Send a message via Yahoo to ChroniclesofYarnia
OT: We have a new family member!
He is an eight month old Basset Hound, and his name is Bishop. I don't have any pictures yet until I figure out where my daughters stowed my camera. He is really cute, likes to chew alot, has to be carried downstairs (and he is a good 40 lbs), and likes to unroll the toilet paper.

If anyone has any toilet training tips, or any tips in general, i'd love them. YOu can never have too much info.
__________________
http://www.chroniclesofyarnia.com


No, I am not ashamed that I have a major crush on a man who dressed in tights and made faces for most of the 80's, and now plays a crippled drug addicted doctor...and is almost the same age as my father.
ChroniclesofYarnia is offline   Reply With Quote

 

This advertising will not be shown to registered members. Join our free online community today!

Old 12-21-2005, 11:18 AM   #2
tigger0229
Knitting the Flap
 
tigger0229's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Alabama
Posts: 478
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
oh how sweet. hey, he's big already I bet!
__________________
In Progress: socks, hooded sweatshirt, booga bag.
Finished: Baylee's baby blanket, scarf
tigger0229 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-21-2005, 11:36 AM   #3
knitncook
Working the Gusset
 
knitncook's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Just a purl shy of a sock
Posts: 1,493
Thanks: 58
Thanked 172 Times in 153 Posts
Bassett hounds can be SO sweet. I highly recommend training classes. The pros have so many good ideas on how to work with different dogs and their individual attitudes. Even the places like Petsmart are good. My dad has to carry his sheltie and chihuahua up and down the stairs. The chihuahua isn't a problem, but the sheltie is 35-40 pounds with fragile hips (been hit by a car twice before my folks got him) and my dad only has 0 good arms (he's recently had surgery for a torn rotator cuff on one and damaged the other rotator cuff right after that!)

Have fun with your new "baby"
__________________
Michelle
http://knitstuffs.blogspot.com
"The world now has the means to end extreme poverty, we pray we will have the will"

knitncook there, too!

OTN: Laughing Carrots; Jaywaler
FO: Potamus socks; Palindrome
knitncook is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-21-2005, 11:39 AM   #4
Hildegard_von_Knittin
2nd Sock, I Rock
 
Hildegard_von_Knittin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: dissertation research hell
Posts: 11,078
Thanks: 107
Thanked 205 Times in 172 Posts
we had a basset mix when I was growing up.... BooBoo is 15 or 16 years old now, and still lives with my mom. I really think bassets are the best dogs (duh). Small, goo listeners, loveable, and OF COURSE cute.

i miss my dog post pictures quickly!!!
__________________
I'm back!
Hildegard_von_Knittin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-21-2005, 11:53 AM   #5
Jan in CA
Moderator
Mod Squad
 
Jan in CA's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Southern CA
Posts: 37,188
Thanks: 1,656
Thanked 8,750 Times in 7,120 Posts
Congratulations! They are so cute!

TP tips- Our kitty liked to unroll the toilet paper when she was younger and what we did was turn the paper around so it pulled from underneath. Once she realized she couldn't do it anymore she left it alone and we soon could turn it back so it rolled over the top like we liked it. Another alternative is to take if off the roll entirely and set it on the counter or whatever till the puppy is old enough to leave it alone.
__________________
Jan

When asking questions ALWAYS post the name and a link for the pattern if you have it.

NEW! KH knitting video archive
~HOW TO POST A PHOTO~

Jan in CA is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 12-21-2005, 12:13 PM   #6
Jenelle
Instepping Out
 
Jenelle's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Pennsylvania
Posts: 3,558
Thanks: 35
Thanked 60 Times in 58 Posts
Send a message via AIM to Jenelle Send a message via MSN to Jenelle Send a message via Yahoo to Jenelle
Aww congrats!!!

I actually have no training tips for you. It's been so long since we had a puppy to train that its pathetic.

All I know is give them alot of attention and love.
Jenelle is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-21-2005, 12:29 PM   #7
rebecca
Grafting the Toe
 
rebecca's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Follow the Yellow Brick Road...
Posts: 7,620
Thanks: 189
Thanked 92 Times in 66 Posts
CONGRATULATIONS We used to have a Basset...Droopy Dolly Peabody and she was a WONDERFUL dog
__________________
Addicted to the Knit is Becka

"I can do everything through Him who gives me strength."

Whimsical Knitting
Whimsical Knitting Designs

I'm Becka on Ravelry!

rebecca is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-21-2005, 12:35 PM   #8
kemp
Grafting the Toe
 
kemp's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Posts: 4,681
Thanks: 81
Thanked 107 Times in 84 Posts
Send a message via ICQ to kemp Send a message via AIM to kemp Send a message via Yahoo to kemp
Congratulations! Having a new pupy is so fun (yet trying, at times). Best of luck
kemp is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-21-2005, 01:23 PM   #9
Angelia
 
Posts: n/a
Congratulations! I love Bassets...love them! You're so lucky!

And "Bishop" is such a cool name!

Can't wait for the pics!
  Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
When is it best for a difficult family to become ex-family? MoniDew The Lounge 25 08-20-2009 10:48 AM
Family Watch Dog KnitClickChick The Lounge 6 11-11-2007 01:36 PM
FO: The Crochet Rat Family :) eeyore What'cha Knittin'? 7 06-11-2006 08:43 AM
OT: Family Guy JGM General Knitting 1 11-22-2005 09:26 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:05 PM.