Plott hound being picked up today!

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Plott hound being picked up today!

Post by Julia Gree » Sun, 03 Mar 2002 22:12:04



Hey everyone.  Remember that post about a female Plott hound running out of
time in a central VA shelter?  Well, I'm picking her up this afternoon.
She's supposed to be 1 or 2 years old and very sweet.  I'll keep everyone
posted on how she does.  I don't know how well house-trained she is but
she's comfortable in a crate so I can use that to make sure she gets/stays
housetrained.  She was a stray but she was already spayed.

Julia

 
 
 

Plott hound being picked up today!

Post by dahamme » Mon, 04 Mar 2002 03:34:26



Quote:
> Hey everyone.  Remember that post about a female Plott hound running out
of
> time in a central VA shelter?  Well, I'm picking her up this afternoon.
> She's supposed to be 1 or 2 years old and very sweet.  I'll keep everyone
> posted on how she does.  I don't know how well house-trained she is but
> she's comfortable in a crate so I can use that to make sure she gets/stays
> housetrained.  She was a stray but she was already spayed.

I'd bet she'll need a little patience housetraining, as she's probably been
an outdoor/kenneled hunting hound.

Plott hounds don't take to crates terribly well if they're a little older,
so if she's comfortable there you're lucky.

BT&Redboneguy

 
 
 

Plott hound being picked up today!

Post by Julia Gree » Mon, 04 Mar 2002 10:30:53


need a little patience housetraining, as she's probably been

Quote:
> an outdoor/kenneled hunting hound.

> Plott hounds don't take to crates terribly well if they're a little older,
> so if she's comfortable there you're lucky.

She's sleeping in her crate right now here in the family room.  She's only
about 18 months old so whatever she's been used to hasn't become too
ingrained I hope <s>.

Julia

 
 
 

Plott hound being picked up today!

Post by Julia Gree » Tue, 05 Mar 2002 06:27:57


Quote:

> Bless you, Julia for saving this hound!!  What are you going to name her?

We're working on that now.  Any suggestions welcome <g>.  My son says he
heard somewhere that dogs respond better to names that end in the "ee"
sound.  I remember hearing something like that too.

I took her out in our (6 acre) "backyard" this morning on a 26 ft.
flexi-leash and I was tempted to name her "snuffle" because of all the
nose-to-the-ground snuffling she was doing!  See my other post:  her shelter
name was "Truffle".  I s'pose I could call her Snuffle-Truffle <s>.   Nah!

I came up with "Schatzie" (german name for a german-origin dog) but my
husband nixed it.

So far my impression is that she's very smart, eager-to-please, gets along
well with others, and responds better to praise than treats.

Last night, I found a dog show on the Outdoor Life Network and was watching
it.  She was watching it too, from her crate, with her head resting on the
food dish.  A few minutes later I heard her snoring with her head still on
the dish.

Julia

 
 
 

Plott hound being picked up today!

Post by Bryan and Colleen Woote » Tue, 05 Mar 2002 09:31:12


Quote:


> > Bless you, Julia for saving this hound!!  What are you going to name her?

> We're working on that now.  Any suggestions welcome <g>.  My son says he
> heard somewhere that dogs respond better to names that end in the "ee"
> sound.  I remember hearing something like that too.

> I took her out in our (6 acre) "backyard" this morning on a 26 ft.
> flexi-leash and I was tempted to name her "snuffle" because of all the
> nose-to-the-ground snuffling she was doing!  See my other post:  her shelter
> name was "Truffle".  I s'pose I could call her Snuffle-Truffle <s>.   Nah!

> You could call her Snuffie like the character on Seasame Street.

(Snuffleopagos)

Colleen

 
 
 

Plott hound being picked up today!

Post by Julia Gree » Tue, 05 Mar 2002 10:38:43




Quote:

> > You could call her Snuffie like the character on Seasame Street.
> (Snuffleopagos)

That's cute, but I think I prefer "people" names for dogs and cats and
horses.  I think just about all my animals have people names.  Let's
see...Lear, Phoebe, Meggie, Dinah, Anna, Amanda, Bubsy (that one came from
my son--doesn't count <s>).  Then there's Arthur, my horse.

Julia

 
 
 

Plott hound being picked up today!

Post by Bryan and Colleen Woote » Tue, 05 Mar 2002 11:09:15


How about Trudy? The beginning is the same and it ends in ee sound...

Colleen

Quote:



> > > You could call her Snuffie like the character on Seasame Street.
> > (Snuffleopagos)

> That's cute, but I think I prefer "people" names for dogs and cats and
> horses.  I think just about all my animals have people names.  Let's
> see...Lear, Phoebe, Meggie, Dinah, Anna, Amanda, Bubsy (that one came from
> my son--doesn't count <s>).  Then there's Arthur, my horse.

> Julia

 
 
 

Plott hound being picked up today!

Post by Julia Gree » Wed, 06 Mar 2002 08:31:26



Quote:
> > You could call her Snuffie like the character on Seasame Street.
> (Snuffleopagos)

I was calling her that this morning as she was snuffling all over our yard
<s>.  I seem to prefer people names for some reason.
 
 
 

Plott hound being picked up today!

Post by Julia Gree » Wed, 06 Mar 2002 08:34:48




Quote:
> How about Trudy? The beginning is the same and it ends in ee sound...

I see, short for Gertrude, which is a german name?  I've never liked that
name, sorry <s>.

My daughter called the other night (she's away at college) and suggested
Betsy.  I dunno...