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Old 04-20-2017, 10:00 AM
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Default 9 Week Brittany On A Tie Out Stake?

Got my first bird dog two weeks ago. He is coming along.

Does anyone see a problem with putting a 9 week old brittany on a tie out stake in the yard? I saw some things on the internet it can be done as young as 8 weeks?

The first time do I do it just like the first time in the crate? Put him to it and don't let him off until he settles down and sits a little while?


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Old 04-20-2017, 10:39 AM
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Why not get a 10' X 10' kennel from tractor supply.
Put a dog house in it. Cover the top with tin. ?
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Old 04-21-2017, 02:24 PM
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Would never even think of staking out an nine week old pup.
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I would let the pup just be a pup. This should be his happy time. Don't break his spirit. Make him as happy as you can. I love taking pups on walks. One of the best things in life.
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I was horrified when I first read the OP. I initially had visions of a pup being eaten alive by a stray pitbull in Evan's backyard next to a tire swing. Evan's yard is fully fenced. After hearing from him, it would be for brief periods when he wants to keep his 2 year-old son and puppy separated until he can work through the issues of the pup knocking his son down and playfully biting him with his needle teeth. Right now the puppy jumps up and knocks his boy down while chewing on him. Evan's puppy comes from Carter Brittanys a first class kennel in Douglas County. Here's my Willa on Steve Pickard's gang chain with her littermates 3 years ago July when we picked her up at 12 weeks. Steve had just taken them out of a giant hamster wheel which supplies power to his house turning a 9Kw generator. Gotta admit, the orange ones do look like hamsters and gerbils.





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