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Elliott has become a man!


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Over the past couple months I am seeing such a change in him....he runs loose in our large back yard (fenced of course but has access to stonewalls and other hiding places) and he comes when I call him.....he'll actually run into the house.

He had his yearly checkup Monday and although we do have a new vet who's a woman, Elliott was quite good. It only took 3 of us to hold him for bloodwork when last year it took 4 people and sedation! There was a dog in the waiting room with a head collar on and Elliott didn't do a thing....no bark, growl, snap, lunge...

I think I can now safely remove the nickname "Helliott" from his signature.

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Congrats to Elliot and to to his uprights who have worked so hard to help him make that change!

Did anyone see the new dog whisperer last week? I saw a commercial for it and just had to TIVO it. It was a woman with three Jack Russell Terriers and one had suddenly changed behavior upsetting the whole pack, causing fights. I thought of your clan the whole time!

I'm so glad to hear that you are are getting your happy ending!

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Just remember, you didn't create the monster.... you just feed it. :lol:

Chase and Gus say Helliott is the KING :king:

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It's because cats simply can't be trusted for heavy lifting & dirty work required in the war on terrior.

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I kind of liked Elliott's aka of Helliott.... there's nothing better than good old code names for their behaviors... although happy to hear that he is being a model Cairn terrier these days :)

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Congratulations! I'm glad to hear that his behavior has improved. I know you've had a tough couple of months and you've worked really hard on this issue.

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Woof! Eli, here. Elliot, sometimes it is worth it to play along with their silly rules. Even Uprights deserve a break occasionally. Keep up the good work! (wink,wink!)

Woof!

Eli

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Glad it is all working out, I know you have to be over joyed! Good luck and keep up the good work.

Good job Elliot!

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I was just thinking about you guys because I notice Jeter becoming a little more agressive with Bernie once in a while. When I am correcting Bernie with No Bite for his playbiting, Jeter will often take a grab of him and growl as if to say knock it off you're pissing mom off! I am keeping an eye on this to say the least because I am the Alpha Dog boys!

Jetersmom(and Bernie's)

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