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Walking after Rain
  • takumi2takumi2
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    Post edited by sunyata at 2013-08-23 15:18:58
  • KaddyKaddy
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    Our Dachshund Belle is the exact same way... we can usually lure her onto the grass with a treat and then she'll do her thing. I have a house full of picky poopers, it's kind of ridiculous...
  • takumi2takumi2
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    Thanks, Kaddy!
    I used a ball to lure him out and it worked. It was a simple thing. Thanks!
    We just came back from long walk. There are lots of fallen palm leaf and coconuts after storm here in Florida, which are his favorite street toys. He had a lot of fun.
    Post edited by takumi2 at 2009-05-20 00:54:25
  • lepercannlepercann
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    Yeah, Shibas can be very fastidious. Triton refuses to walk through puddles and hates going outside to pee in the rain.
  • hondruhondru
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  • baantonbaanton
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    Yea --- it's not just about Shiba's and the "after-rain" doubts. Josephine (2 + year old Kai Ken) is the same way, but then take her to the dog park and she is wading around in the smelly old swamps... Go figure! We always thought it was because she was lost in the desert for awhile before we found her and that maybe she was just used to the arrid climate. Anyway, she does not like wet grass, but then if properly encouraged seems to forget about it and thoroughly enjoy herself as usual!
  • YoshiMitsuYoshiMitsu
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    I must say that my Shiba is not normal at all. LOL. It was monsooning the other night, thunder, lightening and craziness. Well thats when my little Yoshi decided that he had to go out. So I take him out and all he does is stand there with his face up to the sky to feel the rain. He didnt have to go or anything. We were soaked. He loves the water. I put his face in the shower once and he loved it. He didnt scream when I gave him a bath and sometime after I wash my hands I shake my hands at him and he loves to feel the water on him. He's nuts lol.
  • takumi2takumi2
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    I picuted your dog in the rain and thought how brave he was...... He is really a MAN. ( your dog is a male, isn't he?)
    I will try the same to my Takumi next time.
  • YoshiMitsuYoshiMitsu
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    Yea hes a crazy man lol. He is deathly afraid of plastic bags and plastic panda dolls so hes not all that brave lol
  • Kira_KiraKira_Kira
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  • BearsDadBearsDad
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  • RAM25RAM25
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  • WendyNCWendyNC
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  • RikaRika
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    Rika doesn't like pooping or peeing when the grass is wet after rain... It's so hard to lure her to walk into it!

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