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Old 03-02-2009, 12:55 PM   #1
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Hello all, I am new to this forum and our family just got a Collie pup. He's 11 weeks old and we have had him for two weeks and are just in love! I was wondering if you had any suggestions for good games to play with him...he will fetch a little bit but it doesn't seem like a burning desire for him. He's actually a pretty laid back little guy, but good exercise seems to be key when he gets into the crazy mouthing frenzies. Anyway, any game ideas--mental or physical--would be greatly appreciated!

Thanks so much. The pup's name is Pilot, he is a sable merle headed white rough collie. A bundle of love!

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Old 03-02-2009, 01:22 PM   #2
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hI WELCOME FROM ONE ROUGHIE OWNER TO ANOTHER

plastic bottle, lid tightly secured
with a little dry pasta inside keeps mine occupied, or a knotted pair of tights.


love to see A body shot? as we dont have whites over here.

im sure you'll have loads of fun with him. Is he your first rough?
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Thanks Lassie, those are great ideas...I love the image of the tights!

No whites in England? That's very interesting. I had a blue merle rough as a child and have been longing for one now that I have my own family. Anyway, I found this pup and he is from some of the same lineage as the dog I had in my youth, so that is very special to me. I hadn't seen too many whites either, but this guy has a great personality which won us over. Here's a body shot of the little guy:


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Hi sweetmay and

What an adorable pup you have there!
Take a look around we have some threads you might find helpful, for example http://www.dogforum.org/showthread.php?t=23119
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Hi I read your posting and I remembered watching a dog show and the trainer played a game with the dog that was rather fun and interesting. She lined up 3 plastic cups on the floor and put a treat under one of the cups to see if the dog could smell out the right cup with the treat under it. It was amusing to watch, Good luck with you're beautiful Collie. I have 4 dogs, 2 Chihuahuas and 2 Yorkies. I have 2 toy size dogs and 2 tiny size dogs. I adore them all I really adopted a good bunch of babies they are really well behaved... they run around and basically play their own chase games but I will make them all sit before giving them a treat. They learn really fast from each other. Good luck
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Hiya and welcome to the forum. Glad to have you aboard. Your puppy looks such a little cutie.

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Welcome to the forum and your pup is a little cutie
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That is a beautiful puppy, love the difference of color on it. Gorgeous!!! Be proud of that one also.

It could play with an old sock tied in knots, a hard nylabone, Kong toy fill with cheese or little peanut butter, freeze over night, it will keep him busy for a while. Watch and if you get rope toys or tugs, keep an eye as they can swallow the threads. Also, chewing on throws the same, can get threads of carpet inside and often do not pass all of what they eat.

Nothing stuffed with cotton or fillers, it will choke to death on alot of what they sell in pet stores. Best to stick to hard toys like the nylabones, RAW knuckle beef bone from the grocery store. Do not give one fresh daily as the marrow can give the runs as it is fat inside the bone, but my dogs love to chew on larger ones I buy for them, they are everywhere here.
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Wow I never got so many nice comments in my life. The dogs are so important to me because I have terminal cancer and I spend my life putting all my time and energy into my dogs and my kids so this way I dont notice anything else they are so great..Thanks so much I picked a great bunch and they make me so happy I want to make them feel the same way.. If I could have a great dane I would I love those dogs so much I love all dogs really,,,

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Thank you all for the kind welcome and the wonderful suggestions! I appreciate such a friendly place and such beautiful dogs.

Thanks again and I look forward to getting to know the dogs and humans around here!

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