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uelrindru
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PostSubject: Hates the brush....when she sees it.    Thu Jan 10, 2013 10:27 pm

Whenever I brush Bella with the slicker she's fine until she sees the brush and then she will not stop trying to get it. She thinks it's a toy, I have to put it out of sight when I'm done or she'll find it and start chewing on it.
I've used multiple brushes with different types of bristles and it's all the same, fine and sometimes even happy with it until she notices it's not my hand doing the petting and then it's all over. Anyone else have this issue and any advise on how to deal with it.
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PostSubject: Re: Hates the brush....when she sees it.    Thu Jan 10, 2013 10:53 pm

Dragon does the same thing but he also is JUST now starting to get used to it as it not being something to hurt him. He used to holler like I was beating him or something and I think he just didnt like it and was being a needy little thing. He likes to bring attention to himself in any way possible and sometimes he will cry to get us to hold him. It's pretty pathetic haha. I just keep brushing him every other day and he is starting to realize that it's just routine and for about 3/4 of the time he will sit still for it.
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PostSubject: Re: Hates the brush....when she sees it.    Sat Jan 19, 2013 8:40 am

My woofs will do that too, usually I just let them have a good look and sniff, but don't them bite or play with it. A simple "No." works for me, but if you're having too much trouble you could try getting a toy that she likes and getting her to play with that while you brush her out.
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PostSubject: Re: Hates the brush....when she sees it.    Sat Jan 19, 2013 1:00 pm

Lucian acts like a baby getting his diaper changed when I try to brush him. He always lays on the floor belly up, and kicks me, lol.
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PostSubject: Re: Hates the brush....when she sees it.    Mon Feb 25, 2013 3:22 pm

has anybody had a problem with static? i brush my husky everyday, and after a couple of strokes and getting the hair out of the bristles she will start getting shocked by the brush. scares her to death! shes starting to hate being brushed.
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