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 Post subject: My new foster - Watson
PostPosted: Sun Jun 24, 2012 9:09 pm 
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this poor guy was a stray and had been at the shelter for a while. And he is only three months old. I felt so bad for him, I took him home. I don't know ANYTHING about Rotties.


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He looks cute, right?? He is a beast!! In the last 24 hours, he has bitten me at least 30 times, has launched himself at me another 20 times, and scratched my arms and legs about 40 times. He is just completely out of sorts, lost, scared and trying to understand what a home is like. I get all that but damn I feel completely beaten up!

Right now, he is sleeping under my feet. It's been hell but he is totally worth it.


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 Post subject: Re: My new foster - Watson
PostPosted: Sun Jun 24, 2012 9:12 pm 
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He's adorable! Do you have some behavior classes scheduled?

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 Post subject: Re: My new foster - Watson
PostPosted: Sun Jun 24, 2012 10:30 pm 
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Behaviour/puppy classes are definitely a good idea. And I think he will come around, he just needs to learn what it is to be loved. Ad he is absolutely ADORABLE! So happy that you brought him home :) What did you name him?


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 Post subject: Re: My new foster - Watson
PostPosted: Mon Jun 25, 2012 11:30 am 
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He is so damn cute!

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 Post subject: Re: My new foster - Watson
PostPosted: Mon Jun 25, 2012 12:38 pm 
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He is adorable and you are totally awesome for taking him in!

Sending you positive thoughts that he'll figure out that he's safe and loved soon!


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 Post subject: Re: My new foster - Watson
PostPosted: Mon Jun 25, 2012 5:55 pm 
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you are an amazing person and i'm so happy you and watson found each other. good luck and lots of love! he's a cutie patootie.

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 Post subject: Re: My new foster - Watson
PostPosted: Wed Jun 27, 2012 4:21 pm 
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thank goodness you adopted him. for all that struggling you did, somebody would have opted for another breed. I don't know a thing about training puppies (especially without a backyard) but I bet he'll learn and be an amazingly well adjusted pup.


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 Post subject: Re: My new foster - Watson
PostPosted: Tue Jul 03, 2012 5:36 am 
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He is gorgeous and I really hope he comes around. It's understandable that he would be scared and confused with so much change but he will settle in soon!


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 Post subject: Re: My new foster - Watson
PostPosted: Tue Jul 03, 2012 7:59 am 
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I love him! Looks like my Harley:
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She is Rottweiler/German Shepherd. Like Watson her snout is longer than a Rottie, which means less slobber. Best dog ever. My Harley loves people to pieces but she has never gotten along with other dogs. I wish we could have had professional help with that when she was younger, but now she's 13 and an amputee so I'm going to let her act however she chooses.
P.S. if someone tells you he'll calm down in a year or three, don't believe them. Harley is still as hyper as a puppy. I'm glad though.


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 Post subject: Re: My new foster - Watson
PostPosted: Tue Jul 03, 2012 2:32 pm 
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So cute! I wouldn't know where to start with training, but he will adjust to lovin' soon I hope! <3

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