|Husky of the Month|
Congrats Nikita, Archer, and Cheyanne,
our November HOTM Winners!
Thanks to all for this month's entries!
|1. Here we prefer clarity to agreement. Obviously not everyone is going to agree on a topic; here we prefer to talk out our differences in a respectful manner to ensure mutual understanding and respect.|
2. Read the Stickies and Announcements. Each sub-forum may have specific rules which trump the Forum Rules in cases where there may be conflicting information. Read the rules of each board before you post so that you are clear on the expectations of the staff.
3. Respect ALL Staff and Admins. These people volunteer of their time and MUST be respected as well as their word adhered to. They are responsible for maintaining a free, open, clear and organized forum. Anyone found to be openly undermining any official ruling by a staff member will be warned.
4. Signatures: One picture only and no links. Images: To keep the forum looking neat and tidy, we ask that members insert just one picture only in their signatures. The picture should be no more than 200x500 pixels and should be of an appropriate subject, for example, your dogs and their names. Should you need assistance creating an appropriate signature, please PM an Admin and we would be happy to help! This is to ensure that signatures remain a welcome addition to our forum instead of a cumbersome distraction. Links: Hyperlinks in signatures--unless to a personal blog or photo stream of your dogs (like Flckr or Piscasa, for example)--are strictly prohibited. Please PM a staff member with any questions or concerns regarding this rule.
Our current rescue spotlight is:|
Delaware Valley Siberian Husky Rescue!
Join date : 2013-12-20
|Subject: Advice, Please: Wed Jun 11, 2014 2:00 pm|| |
Mr. Archer was neutered last Wed. Is it too soon for him to rough and tumble with Ami? Should he be playing with Ami at all, given size/age disparity?
So far, nothing but friendly tussling when the 2 dogs together but so far it has been both on leash. Last night, the little guy was on a long tether and Ami was leashed - I let them play but only close enough that the could mouth each other, paw each other's head and fronts but not close enough that they got tangled. Ami would definitely put the pups head in his mouth but not so that little pup would squeal or even mildly complain. Ami is so big and the little guy is, well, the little guy - 16 weeks, maybe 25 ish pounds (guessing - I lifted him into car).
The pup likes to grab Ami's cheek fur and tug. I mean tug. He also got several mouthfuls of pantaloons that I had to haul out of his mouth/throat (he was gagging
). Ami has always played well with dogs at the dog park, once on leash, the little shrimp dog down the road got loose and was all over him, yapping aggressively and Ami just looked amused
Am I just being overprotective gramma or do I need to be careful?
Join date : 2012-06-13
Location : Denver, CO
|Subject: Re: Advice, Please: Wed Jun 11, 2014 2:09 pm|| |
They really are supposed to be on limited activity for a week or two at least, but they're huskies so that can be tough!
Join date : 2013-06-14
Location : Missouri
Join date : 2013-12-20
|Subject: Re: Advice, Please: Wed Jun 11, 2014 5:09 pm|| |
thanks for responses - I think I'll try to get my courage up to let them romp - today is day 8. Mostly I'm worried that Ami is too big for the pup to play with...but with them both leashed, the pup stands on his hind legs, wraps his front legs around Ami's neck, grabs mouthfuls of hair and shakes his head like a Banshi!
I think I need to watch some of the videos on here of huskies playing - I know it involves a lot of teeth and body slamming along with occasional, accidental blood...I need to desensitize myself
Join date : 2012-11-20
Location : Ohio
|Subject: Re: Advice, Please: Thu Jun 12, 2014 8:44 am|| |
In my opinion i think they would be ok to romp around. Just always keep a eye on both of them. Koda plays with my brothers min pin (about 12lbs i think) every weekend. We just keep a eye on both of them but koda is really good with him. The min pin gets a lil rough sometimes but koda usually still plays good with him even though he is smaller. Sometimes I will stop them if koda is getting to rough and make him calm down a bit. But they have a blast! I think it would be good for you to let them romp around.
Join date : 2013-12-20
|Subject: Re: Advice, Please: Thu Jun 12, 2014 11:13 am|| |
Thanks Eric - I really think they'll play fine, it's just I get heart failure every time Ami puts the pups whole head in his mouth
Even though he's very gentle about it and it only lasts a second or two.
Just having trouble with the explanation: Uhh Josh, we're gonna rename your pup to Stupid. Ami kind of ate his head...
Join date : 2013-02-03
Location : Colorado
|Subject: Re: Advice, Please: Thu Jun 12, 2014 6:55 pm|| |
For a neuter, once you get to 7 days you're golden!
As for letting them romp: If Ami is as patient as he sounds, you should be fine to let them play. I wouldn't leaven them unsupervised yet, but let them have as much fun as they'd like!
|Subject: Re: Advice, Please: || |
|» Are Huskies inherently food aggressive? |
by Lostmaniac Today at 12:11 am
» Bodhi's Fate
by amymeme Sat Jul 31, 2021 10:36 pm
» Recall Information
by aljones Fri Jul 30, 2021 9:22 pm
» New guy, with a rescued pup
by amymeme Fri Jul 30, 2021 1:44 am
» Any owners of Blind Huskies?
by Lostmaniac Thu Jul 29, 2021 1:22 pm
» Leo's Scrapbook
by RedFlashFire05 Thu Jul 22, 2021 9:21 pm
» Storm scrap book.
by Liv_Skye Thu Jul 22, 2021 6:49 am
» Apollo Scrap book
by Liv_Skye Thu Jul 22, 2021 6:47 am
» Bolt Scrap Book
by Liv_Skye Thu Jul 22, 2021 6:46 am
» The Desert Pack
by Gillian Sat Jul 17, 2021 7:53 pm
» When will my husky start shedding?
by Lostmaniac Wed Jul 07, 2021 12:22 pm
» Reverse Sneezing
by TwisterII Wed Jul 07, 2021 9:57 am
» Does your husky howl?
by RedFlashFire05 Sun Jul 04, 2021 7:18 pm
» Dakota: Husky-Mix— but what is she mixed with?!
by Lostmaniac Thu Jul 01, 2021 8:19 pm
» Hi! New owner to a husky puppy.
by HuskyMomma89 Wed Jun 23, 2021 3:40 am
» Hiking with Dogs: Cape Horn, WA
by TwisterII Mon Jun 21, 2021 10:26 am
» How often do you let out your Huskies to pee?
by aljones Sat Jun 19, 2021 8:10 pm
» Try to Do a Guy a Favor...
by aljones Fri Jun 18, 2021 8:56 pm
» Hoo Flung Doo
by TwisterII Mon Jun 14, 2021 10:23 am
» New Husky mix
by Kavik_the_Havoc Fri Jun 11, 2021 12:52 pm