Skip to comments.Decorated Police Dog Euthanized
Posted on 01/06/2012 5:43:12 PM PST by chrisinoc
DODGEVILLE (WKOW) -- A decorated police dog that helped officers seize more than $700,000 worth of marijuana one year ago in Iowa County was euthanized, even though the animal had no health issues.
Iowa County Sheriff Steve Michek told 27 News the department's Belgian Malinois named Ava was put down because the animal had become unreliable, especially around the public.
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Where did you hear or read that Cesar Milan abuses animals? I have never heard any rumors about it. He seems to truly love animals. If he is doing that I would like to know about it.
That was exactly what I was thinking. My first show golden became very dog aggressive and finally I had the sense to have her thyroid checked. It was low, put her on thyroid and within a few weeks she was perfectly normal again (sweet temperament). And sadly (and I think connected) she died a number of years later of what we think was ehrlichiosis. Back then it wasn’t well known that they could carry it for years, Even now most vets apparently don’t know to check.
I can’t speak for all of the departments, but when I taught health in TX I used to have some of the narcotics officers bring their dogs into the classroom and demo for the kids (always a big hit). The dogs were fine with the kids, well trained and friendly. They were not trained to attack, they simply were trained to sniff out drugs.
Yes - but one shouldn’t use scandalous Hindu terms that are tied to false gods.
It's just their way of describing the universal undeniable truth of the almighty.
Before you throw stones at the scandalous pagans, you should look at yourself first.
Did you celebrate Nimrods birthday? Did you? Did you even know it?
we had a very large rottie/pit mix that developed grand mal seizures unknown etiology at age 7,and 2 times coming out of a seizure he didn’t recognise his family and was very aggressive- growling and circling for a few minutes and our other dog was some form of long haired black belgian (can’t remember the correct name) got protective and there was the possibility of a disaster—now the belgian was also with a temperment problem outside of immediate family,had a “justifiable bite” on the record and unfortunately had to be euthanized due to liver failure,(we don’t know how he got this either) and the mixed breed continued to have his seizures despite many drugs and blood works and maintaining serum levels but was also getting domineering at times and out of place thinking he was the boss.
He had to be euthanised at age 11 due to going in and out of seizures nonstop one night/into the morning.
Let me tell you I was always thinking of what would happen if that dog “lost it” as whatever genetics he was,the muscle tone, energy, strength,teeth and fur were like that of a 2 year old.
both guys were picked up from the street literally at about 5-6 months of age a couple of weeks apart and no one was searching for them.
guess they found us.
I completely disagree. I have less compassion for people than I do dogs. Dogs know something humans have forgotten. Unconditional love. You may think they are only animals and that’s your choice, but I will intervene on behalf of a dog before I’ll intervene on behalf of any adult person. I know dogs very, very well. They are smarter than most people believe and they are rational creatures.
Who is Nimrod?
Don’t deny the Hindu ties to the word karma. If you deny it one more time I plan to end the conversation.
I have been around and raised dogs, specifically big dogs for about 30 years. Every time I’ve seen a dog turn, that’s every time with one exception, it was because of the handler/owner. The only exception to that was a dog that had a brain tumor and became very violent.
I’ve brought more than one dog back from abusive situations and it’s not difficult to do if you just have the patience and LISTEN to what the dog is trying to tell you.
I’m sorry but anyone that puts down a healthy dog needs an @ss whipping bad.
“it was because of the handler/owner.”
And sometimes that’s because of wimpy submissiveness by the owners. Unless you want to call that abuse. Which actually, I do. It certainly is neglect and denial of what the dog actually needs.
It’s nonsense. The guy dares to touch animals. That is “abuse” to these ninnies.
PETA-type ninnies don’t want you to even LOOK at your dog the wrong way.
This is what we get when we dumb down “training” to kootchie-koo fatten-’im-up-with-treats. Stern voices, a poke here and there, a pop of the (gasp) choke collar - all “abuse” now thanks to Spock-esque dog training fashions.
Now THAT is an interesting idea.
This happened to my beagle a few years ago. The vet told me that she was suffering a neurological disorder that was basically canine alzheimers.
I learned to encourage and guide my dogs to jobs that they discover for themselves. I guide them to positive constructive jobs vs. destructive. My dogs don't get crated, they are part of the family and they know it. We took in a dog that was slated to be destroyed because of the stupidity of the owner. He's still learning social behavior but he's not violent only doesn't understand some things. He's now a very protective and loving dog. Because of what happened to him, it took us a while to get him to interact with our other dogs. Now, he's a strong pack member and he's very happy here. Every night, I take him out in the back yard and let him chase the laser around. He loves it and looks forward to it every night.
Here's a few pics of our dogs...
First is Max with our daughter. He's the nicest dog in the world but if he thinks you're going to hurt her, he'll bring the pain in a hard way. He loves my daughter more than anything in the world. You can kinda tell in the pic...
Next is our three dogs together getting a treat...
Sasha, the mutt.
And the rescue dog I mentioned at the top of my post... Ika.
“Its nonsense. The guy dares to touch animals. That is abuse to these ninnies”
Glad to hear it. We have always loved Cesar and we use his methods on our pooches.
Ehrlichiosis [and Lyme and every other TBD] can “go dormant” and “hide” in places like bone marrow or the spleen for *years*.
Something stressful....*or* nothing at all, can kick it into active gear and lay out a dog really quick.
One of my Ibizans came here with it as a pup and we never knew until he was 4, his symptoms flaring up right after the matriarch of the pack passed away.
[the local vets had just gotten the life saving SNAP tests]
Heavy, long term medication kicked it into remission and he lived another 10 years, eventually suddenly succumbing to Lyme mediated kidney failure.
My beloved Odin was born with Lyme but was diagnosed at 5 months and 3 months of Doxy wiped it out to the point where his titers are <9, which is considered “clinically insignificant” and as close to “cured” as can be.
Like many Dobes, he’s also hypothyroidal.
He got snotty with the other dogs, growled at me a couple of times and next thing he knew, the “vampires” were drawing his blood to be over-nighted to Dr Jean Dodds.
Tragically, two of his brothers from a previous, identical breeding were put down before they were even 2 years old for “extreme aggression attributed to brain tumors”.
[I kid you not]
I’d bet everything I have that their thyroids were blown out, too.
His is not genetic, not auto-immune; it’s “familial” meaning the bitch was hypo while pregnant and every one of her pups were when they were born.
I know of one of his litter mates who was returned to the breeder “broken” because his owner decided to “beat the aggression out of him”.
[the breeder is total idiot and is still breeding those hypo bitches every year, even though her “heart dog” _dropped dead suddenly_ last summer. that dog was a textbook picture of low thyroid and she disregarded my pleas to get the dog checked]
Odin is constantly monitored, frequently re-tested and meds adjusted and he’s great, now.
I’m sorry about your girl.
I lost my beloved Minny a year before TBDs were even a topic of potential diagnosis for local vets.
The boy who lived to 14 had the same, identical symptoms and cheap pills extended his life dramatically.
She never got that chance and no vet would listen to me.
Do you celebrate Easter? It’s named for the goddess Oestre. Thats a pagan name for the most significant holiday in the Christian calendar. It’s not the name we use that matters; “a rose by any other name” etc.
You tube has video out takes of how he actually trains. It is not good. He kicks dogs on the side/underside where the area where the hip and stomach meet. I’ve seen it. Yes, I’ve know some dogs require physical correction. But to leave these clips out of his show is extremely misleading and wrong.
I think he’s a fraud. Just my opinion, though.
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