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  1. Check out my new line of leather rings. New ones will be coming out over the next few weeks. https://www.etsy.com/shop/BrooksLeatherworks?ref=hdr_shop_menu&section_id=20018907 [/url]">http://
  2. Brooks Leatherworks will be giving away a free 1 inch martingale collar on Facebook. Greytalk is the only place this give-away will be posted. To enter, go to Brooks Leatherworks on Facebook. "Like" my page and share the post that says "Greyhound Give-away!" And, don't forget to comment on the post. That's it... you're entered. On Monday evening September 9th, if I have reached 200 page Likes, I will use a random number generator to pick a winner. Shipping is also free, so there will be no out of pocket cost for the winner and you do NOT have to buy anything to win. Not on Facebook? Not to worry. I will be giving away more collars on Greytalk, so everyone will have a chance. You can see the full line of products I have so far by visiting my Etsy shop at brooksleatherworks.com. Thank you for looking and good luck!!! Winner will receive one collar. They will get to choose any 1 inch embossed regular or martingale collar I have in my shop. This collar will be made in the size, pattern and color specified by the winner. You can go to my shop and see all the designs there. The picture posted is for an example, and is not the only pattern available.
  3. Brooks Leatherworks ( www.brooksleatherworks.com ) is a small one man run operation. I specialize in dog collars and make everything myself, by hand, from scratch out of top grade, 100% natural leather, and I only use eco-friendly stains and finishes. I don't make any pet products I wouldn't let my own Greyhounds or cats wear, nor human products that I myself wouldn't wear or use. I am constantly adding new products, so check back often. I often donate collars to endeavors to raise money for charity, but only Greyhound 501©(3) organizations. So if you are looking for a donation, please have someone from your organization contact me. I am also looking into ways to do giveaways to get my products out there so people can see the quality and get word of mouth going. Stay tuned for that as I work out the logistics. Thank you for looking, and be sure to check us out on Facebook. I will never ask anyone to like or share anything I post. But I would always and forever be gray-tefull
  4. I have heard this same issue before and there was nothing out there that would address a real breakaway, or light collar with a tag that I would trust to not fall apart when I grabbed it in an emergency. Being a leatherworker and making leather jewelry and cuffs and the like, I decided to make a few things to address these issues. The first thing I came up with is a light tag collar with the dogs name and your phone number stamped directly on the collar and riveted closed. I wouldn't use it for heavy restraint but it seems like what you may be looking for: https://www.etsy.com/listing/98020769/riveted-non-adjustable-handmade-leather?ref=shop_home_active This collar evolved into such things as a true break away with the same name and phone number on them but they wouldn't handle any kind of pressure. They are the type that will come off in your hand.
  5. I think you made your point. No need to press the issue. She's just looking for advice, no need to be so nasty. It's answers like this that stop me from asking for advice here sometimes. I hope Remy feels better soon.
  6. When we got Ginger, I felt so lucky to have found such a sweet and wonderful dog. Then we found Fred, and I'm thinking I must have done something really wonderful somewhere down the line to deserve the two of them. Now if we could teach them to sing and dance...
  7. I don't think there are any GH's in my neighborhood to stalk. What should I do? I want to join the club. My pup get's stalked all the time by people who want to see the Dalmation, Bloodhound, or any of the other numerous breeds she's been mistaken for, but the only thing close around here is a whippet who has way too much energy and scars the heck out of Ginger. I actually had one woman that told me she saw me and grabbed her boxer for a walk just to meet my GH. Weirded me out a little.
  8. He's too cool. Very cute. Is it just me, or is there some serious intelligence in those eyes? Best of luck to you.
  9. Well, not so good. It's about 10 minutes from my last post and she just peed on the carpet again. It's in the same bedroom she sleeps in so I would think it'd be the least likely place she'd go. She didn't pee on the floor last night, she slept through the night. She didn't pee in her crate all day. My wife came home at lunch and she didn't pee when she took her outside (twice). So she basically went almost 9 hours without going. Then she pee's on her walk at 5:30, again when I ran her around the yard about 7ish and then pees on the carpet at 8:30? And she knew she was in trouble because she looked at me with that I'm in trouble look. I always thought they were mostly house broken so it's kind of the last thing I was expecting to have to deal with. And we haven't had a problem in 2 months. Not sure what to do but this isn't good. Help!
  10. The house heat is set to 68. If she's still too cold we have jammies for her. I don't know about a UTI. I can ask the vet if she keeps doing it. Maybe if it's not a side effect of the drug, it's that she just doesn't feel well. If she's sick, it could make her do things she wouldn't normally do maybe.
  11. He gave us 5 days. Ok, more info: We caught her squatting early yesterday morning and we grabbed her and put her in the yard where she did like 3 zooms then peed straight away, came back in and went back to bed. We're not sure when she peed on the carpet but we had to have been home and just missed it yesterday evening. This morning I let her out as soon as I got up and she ran to her spot and peed which is completely out of character. She normally will refuse to do anything before breakfast even if we go for a walk. If I try and walk her first, she won't pee or poop and I'll have to go home, feed her then take her back out at which time her royal heinyness will pee and poop like a champ. I hate to think the peeing is behavioral, but I suppose 2 months is too short a time to know our dogs' behaviors yet. We'll just have to wait and see what happens. I'll be really disappointed if it is a behavior issue though Not my dog! She's such a good girl...or so I thought. Edit: also her diarrhea is basically under control at the moment so not sure about the drinking more water thing but she does seem to have to pee more.
  12. http://forum.greytalk.com/index.php/topic/279262-now-faith-is-leaking-poo/page__p__5084900__hl__panacur__fromsearch__1#entry5084900 This is one of the posts I was referring to.
  13. Hello. After Ginger's last bout with the big D, some of the advice we got mentioned asking our vet about trying Panacur since fecal tests can bring back false negatives and all that. So I had a couple questions for anyone that has had their hounds on this med. First of all, she seems a little lethargic for a few hours after we give it to her. Not like passing out unresponsive, just a little like, "hey leave me alone I don't wanna go out and pee, I wanna sleep some more". Once we get her up she's happy to go out, as usual. Second, we thought she was completely house broken because she hasn't done her business in the house in the 2 months we've had her except when she was sick in her crate. But when we're home she'd always bark or whine to go out. I've looked for other threads on this and one or two mentioned pooping accidents but not peeing accidents. Yesterday evening she peed on the carpet in one of the bedrooms. That's not like her at all, so I wondered if it could be the medication? Thanks.
  14. I'm nervous along with you, but I bet he's fine, especially with your Dad coming over to let him out a couple of times. Please let us know how it all turns out today. Thanks.
  15. I walk Ginger on a harness. When she decides she doesn't want to walk, I just keep walking and she has no choice. I can't do that with a collar for fear she'll slip out of it. Don't know if you use a harness already or how bad the planting is but I thought I'd mention this.
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