|Husky of the Month|
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Delaware Valley Siberian Husky Rescue!
Join date : 2010-12-22
Location : Portland, OR
|Subject: Husky Holiday Disasters! Sat Nov 30, 2019 7:19 pm|| |
My first husky, Casey, wasn’t an obnoxious human food stealer, but he was crafty. He picked his spots. Once, we had another couple over for holiday dinner. Everything was prepared. I was sitting in the sun room with Casey, waiting for the guests to arrive. On the coffee table was a spread of crackers and cheese. Casey was asleep under the table. The doorbell rang. I got up to open the front door and welcome our guests. I hung up their coats and led them into the sun room. Casey was still under the table, but crackers were everywhere and all the cheese had disappeared.
Join date : 2018-10-22
Location : Colorado
|Subject: Re: Husky Holiday Disasters! Sat Nov 30, 2019 7:45 pm|| |
Spider is super bad about stealing stuff. My Thanksgiving dinner was really laughable, the plan was to go to the community center. Got a foot of snow and decided my 2wd truck would have stopping then going issues at stop signs and parking areas so the only thing not frozen was pillsbury cinnamon rolls. Out of 8 rolls spider got 3 between me taking them out and setting the pan down. Spider overdosed on thc not too long ago and i was worried she ate glass with it. That was a scary few days.
Join date : 2013-06-14
Location : Missouri
|Subject: Re: Husky Holiday Disasters! Mon Dec 02, 2019 1:14 pm|| |
No food disasters. The slick floors have stopped the counter surfing for mine. But now the tree is up and we will see how that goes. Kye likes to cut the doorway short which scrubs on the tree. I've tried to make sure everything is very secure but if they knock something off while I'm gone it will inevitably be eaten and treated as a toy if not picked up fairly fast.
Join date : 2013-12-20
|Subject: Re: Husky Holiday Disasters! Mon Dec 02, 2019 3:42 pm|| |
No holiday disasters here. That's because Archer is a known food thief and is watched/managed like a hawk. He is not left alone in a room with food out.
Actually, this year, I was pleasantly surprised. We had Josh's in law family here in addition to my sister and husband. I set up an extra table perpendicular to the big big kitchen table. There was room to move around the tables but just enough. Dogs were exceedingly well behaved, Ami and Archer outside with bones while we ate and Z'ev quietly beside hubby. After the big two finished their bones, they, too, quietly lay around hubby's end of the table. Patiently waiting for their treats from the table. Couldn't have asked for better behaved fluff butts.
Join date : 2017-11-03
Location : North Carolina, USA
|Subject: Re: Husky Holiday Disasters! Tue Dec 03, 2019 6:35 pm|| |
No disasters yet! (knock on wood)
My dog is extremely obedient (is it his shepherd half?). Once I accidentally left half of an unwrapped Kraft American cheese single on the edge of the kitchen counter all morning (from making daughter's lunch). I took a break from work and went into the kitchen around noon and found it lying there, untouched by Rumo (Kraft American cheese is one of his favorite foods in the whole world, and I use it sometimes as a training treat). So I was very proud of him.
So far, the only thing he has destroyed in his 2.5 years here, is a small corner of my daughter's artwork. He ate it. The artwork made it into the school district art show anyway, ha ha!
Join date : 2014-08-18
Location : Terlingua, Texas
|Subject: Re: Husky Holiday Disasters! Tue Dec 03, 2019 11:13 pm|| |
No disasters but I'm having to secure my gates and doors better. Sky has figured out how to flip the latch on the gate ... and the door beyond is open so the cats can get in and out. She's also figured out how to open the sliding glass door off the kitchen - the one I can't see - so now i'm having to make sure that everything's latched down tight!
To blithering smart for my good!!!!!!
Oh, destruction - Shortly after I brought Avalanche home, he chewed the crotch out of TWO! pairs of blue jeans ... and please don't anyone say anything 'bout that. (( er, yes, he's a coprophage ))
“Properly trained, a man can be dog’s best friend.”
Join date : 2017-11-03
Location : North Carolina, USA
|Subject: Re: Husky Holiday Disasters! Wed Dec 04, 2019 11:31 am|| |
ha ha ha!
I do have a cat holiday disaster (from my neighbor) to share. She had a long-haired fat (my est 16-20 lbs!) cat named Monty. Anyway one year Monty climbed the Christmas tree and brought the entire tree crashing down. All of her ornaments fell off and broke...she swept all the floors and had to put the tree back up and redo everything (catproofed, this time).
|Subject: Re: Husky Holiday Disasters! || |
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