What’s For Dinner?
~ Kirby Makes Out More Than OK
Do you have rules for the dinner table? Does your family gather around the table and eat supper? If so, what status does the Weimar hold? Are they afforded a chair, a nose on the table, or are they required to lay quietly on the side?
Are nibbles passed –a little sneak here or there? Maybe they nibble the peas one by one you didn’t want to eat? (Just saying.) A little honey on your knife will a fix a few that can be easily tongue lifted. Of course, if they go rolling across the floor your antic is discovered. Maybe it is no problem at all. The other kids call you Mom. (oops)
This table fed Weimaraner is most likely also a counter-surfing Weimar. Kirby is not alone. We heard a rumor that Dexter snarfed an entire box of chocolate covered Macadamia Nuts. That is a two-for–deal. The chocolate as well as the Macadamia Nuts is toxic. Poor Dexter had to get his stomach pumped.
There are other issues beyond the snag the goodie and run behavior. Too much of this fun activity can be hard on the waistline. No–we meant backbone. Carefully maintain the Weim’s weight; a layer of fat on top of it should be slight. The padded spine is not a good thing, and it is said to shorten a dog’s life. I know, I know, the Weimaraner is not a dog. Therefore, we need to take the extra care to keep them from being too much like their humans.
Note: Dexter is OK thanks to his parents being swift and taking action. So we are happy about that outcome!
Posted on February 3, 2016, in Behavior & Training, Companion Weimaraner, Dangers, Featured OwyheeStar, Food, General Health, Greta X Blue, Information and Education, OwyheeStar, OwyheeStar Gray Ghost, Previous Pup Update. Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.