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by beckysmyth92
Fri Dec 13, 2013 3:45 pm
Forum: Nutrition, Diets and Food
Topic: Commercial or home-made food?
Replies: 4
Views: 4070

Re: Commercial or home-made food?

Hi, this is Shawn, I'd like to say something. Read what is in your dog food, cooked grain of some type, veggies, maybe fruit, and meat. 7 ingredients-ish or so, you'd think. Count the ingredients. Wow! If you went to the store and bought just the cooked grain, veggies, fruit, and meat then brought ...
by beckysmyth92
Fri Oct 04, 2013 12:00 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: AKC Registered Chows, unique names
Replies: 5
Views: 2445

Re: AKC Registered Chows, unique names

Dakotas registered KC name is Summer Sun Princess!

Her breeders named her this, but I absolutely LOVE it :D
by beckysmyth92
Tue Sep 17, 2013 11:31 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Is my vet for real?
Replies: 8
Views: 2578

Re: Is my vet for real?

Thank you very much to all of your replies I really appreciate it so much. When I collected Dakota I was even more angry than before. I went into the practice and asked for her at the reception, the lady who greeted me took 20minutes to find Dakotas belongings and then proceeded to tell me that the ...
by beckysmyth92
Mon Sep 16, 2013 7:47 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Puppy or Adopt
Replies: 7
Views: 2728

Re: Puppy or Adopt

I'm not sure which would be better, but if it was me and there were chows up for adoption I would certainly try that path! Imagine being able to give your chow a pal and at the same time give another chow an opportunity to better their life and give them the loving home they deserve! I think its won...
by beckysmyth92
Mon Sep 16, 2013 6:07 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Is my vet for real?
Replies: 8
Views: 2578

Is my vet for real?

So I took Dakota to the vets this morning at 8.30am for her scheduled entropion surgery, I wrote a note down explaining only to use Isoflurane gas and NO injectable anaesthetic to make sure it was down in writing as all surgeries are carried out at a different location to the vets practice. the vet ...
by beckysmyth92
Sun Sep 15, 2013 2:34 am
Forum: Health Discussions
Topic: Dakota is having eye surgery :'( advice please
Replies: 2
Views: 1316

Re: Dakota is having eye surgery :'( advice please

Thank you very very much Juniper. I really appreciate your explanation and I'm glad you've told me her other eye will get it so I can prepare myself! thanks for explaining the effects of each anaesthetic, I will be asking the surgeon to use only Isofluorane gas. I am so nervous and scared! I wish I ...
by beckysmyth92
Sat Sep 14, 2013 1:09 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Nicknames!
Replies: 16
Views: 4656

Re: Nicknames!

Dakota has so many! :D Koda, koda-pop, cutie-tootie, honey bear, koda-bear, fluffy bum :D
by beckysmyth92
Sat Sep 14, 2013 1:02 pm
Forum: Health Discussions
Topic: Dakota is having eye surgery :'( advice please
Replies: 2
Views: 1316

Dakota is having eye surgery :'( advice please

Hello fellow chow owners, I took my beautiful 1 1/2 year old female chow Dakota to the vets on Thursday and the vet said she has the most gorgeous baby face, with excellent teeth, perfect coat and perfect weight... but she has entropion :'( I booked her in for the earliest appointment to have the su...
by beckysmyth92
Mon May 20, 2013 4:14 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: my female is humping me??
Replies: 8
Views: 4576

Re: my female is humping me??

Thanks guys :) I had a read at that link thank you so much! I think it must be her hormones, she has been very affectionate from she came on heat! After she had dinner tonight (my partner served it to her) she came running into the living room and began thanking me by licking me and wagging her tail...
by beckysmyth92
Mon May 20, 2013 12:15 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: my female is humping me??
Replies: 8
Views: 4576

my female is humping me??

Hey guys, I haven't posted in quite a while! Dakota is now 14 months old and in her second heat! Im a bit concerned as today and yesterday she has been grabbing my arm and humping me? she has never done anything like this before and after she did it she licked my arms and then did a little gentle bi...
by beckysmyth92
Fri May 17, 2013 2:14 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Reaching out for advice - Goodbye Mochi
Replies: 16
Views: 6074

Re: Reaching out for advice - Goodbye Mochi

I offer you my deepest sympathy and I am so so sorry for your loss :( I found this so heartbreaking to read! I cannot begin to imagine how you're feeling! Take care.
by beckysmyth92
Wed Mar 27, 2013 6:40 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: The dog who has everything...
Replies: 3
Views: 1415

Re: The dog who has everything...

I feel home cooked meals everyday too lol and Dakota is also spoilt rotten! For her birthday I made her cupcakes for a special treat she loved them, if you check my other posts you can see the photos and recipe :)
by beckysmyth92
Tue Mar 26, 2013 5:28 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Dakotas first birthday!
Replies: 5
Views: 2166

Re: Dakotas first birthday!

Thank you for bringing this to my attention I really appreciate it! Unfortunately I just seen it after I've made and fed her it :( I don't think shes allergic (or at least she isn't showing signs yet) Is there anything in particular I should look out for? Here is Dakota on her birthday :) please see...
by beckysmyth92
Tue Mar 26, 2013 5:24 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Dakota 1st birthday! with photos :D
Replies: 4
Views: 1844

Dakota 1st birthday! with photos :D

Hello everyone :D I uploaded a previous post asking for ideas for a birthday cake for my precious Dakota's birthday! I took qbears advice and followed this recipe (http://www.bdws.co.uk/2011/09/11/homema ... s-greates/) Instead of liver I used salmon and made them into cupcakes! Dakota enjoyed them ...
by beckysmyth92
Thu Mar 21, 2013 3:18 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Dakotas first birthday!
Replies: 5
Views: 2166

Re: Dakotas first birthday!

Thank you so much! awwww thats a wonderful idea!! :D I will post pictures on Tuesday of her with her birthday cake :D Im so excited to make it! Dakota loves cottage cheese, Im sure she will love cream cheese just as much! Hampton is so beautiful!!! I would love to give him a big cuddle!! I got Dakot...
by beckysmyth92
Wed Mar 20, 2013 4:49 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Dakotas first birthday!
Replies: 5
Views: 2166

Dakotas first birthday!

Sooo Dakota will be 1 year old next Tuesday 26th March and I am wanting to make her a doggy birthday cake! I was wondering if you guys had any recipes or ideas I could use :)

Thanks for all replies :)
by beckysmyth92
Sat Mar 09, 2013 4:59 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Lexi has the zoomies (video. SUPER CUTE)
Replies: 4
Views: 1767

Re: Lexi has the zoomies (video. SUPER CUTE)

awwww she has the most beautiful face! thank you for sharing it made me laugh :D
by beckysmyth92
Sat Mar 09, 2013 4:55 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Thinking about getting a chow chow pup....
Replies: 4
Views: 2139

Re: Thinking about getting a chow chow pup....

Hello there :) I brought Dakota home when she was 11 weeks old and she will be one year old on 26 March :) I live in a 2nd floor flat too, and Im working 18.5 hours a week over 4 days, and my partner works 5 days a week full time, so she is alone for some time by herself and I must say she is great!...
by beckysmyth92
Mon Feb 04, 2013 1:30 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Stubborn or Intelligence?
Replies: 29
Views: 11601

Re: Stubborn or Intelligence?

Whoever write that article is an idiot! Chows are perfectly trainable.. and here is proof! My 10 month old girl following commands! Being intelligent is something the chow most certainly is in my opinion! Obedient is not the same as intelligent and I do agree that chow's do not always do as commande...
by beckysmyth92
Fri Feb 01, 2013 8:13 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Proof a Chow Chow can Fetch, sit & give paw!
Replies: 2
Views: 1847

Re: Proof a Chow Chow can Fetch, sit & give paw!

Omgosh thats amazing lol!!! Aww bless her licking the iPad :D , hahah Im from Northern Ireland! When I talk to Dakota I sound like a 3 year old child! Her little face brings out my baby voice!

Thank you for sharing with me :D

Becky
by beckysmyth92
Fri Feb 01, 2013 8:11 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Be careful in the snow!
Replies: 10
Views: 3151

Re: Be careful in the snow!

Thanks for all of your responses! Dakota is walking about fine now and not raising it at all she's back to her usual self zooming around the house from time to time! She actually stood on her back legs to reach the counter in the kitchen and stole half a bread bun! When I attempted to take it from h...
by beckysmyth92
Mon Jan 28, 2013 7:29 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Proof a Chow Chow can Fetch, sit & give paw!
Replies: 2
Views: 1847

Proof a Chow Chow can Fetch, sit & give paw!

Here is a video of my 10 month old baby girl Dakota! She fetches, sits and gives paw :D

Enjoy!!

http://youtu.be/Gz7PcnTPZxs
by beckysmyth92
Sun Jan 20, 2013 10:28 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Be careful in the snow!
Replies: 10
Views: 3151

Be careful in the snow!

Hello everyone :) So... it finally started snowing in Northern Ireland a few days ago! I was so excited to get out and see how much Dakota loved it! which she sure did! I was walking her around our usual route and Dakota was so excited she was trying to run the whole time and roll around! Unfortunat...
by beckysmyth92
Thu Jan 03, 2013 10:50 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Female Companion for Rory
Replies: 8
Views: 2471

Re: Female Companion for Rory

Congratulations! I wish you guys all the best :D I have a female and she is amazing, i would love a male to see the differences :)

Post plenty of photos please! :D
by beckysmyth92
Wed Jan 02, 2013 5:28 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Introducing an older chow male to my only female
Replies: 11
Views: 3178

Re: Introducing an older chow male to my only female

Awwwww thank you for sharing with me cherriemater!! Im so glad you shared your story with me its really helped me :) I live with my partner Jonny, we got Dakota when she was 11 weeks old and she sort of chose me I guess! Shes like my shadow and I love watching her progress! The first few days we had...