'Not only is punishment risky, but it also fails to teach the dog an acceptable alternate behaviour. The dog does not learn what to do the next time he is in the same situation. He only learns to fear the situation.' Emma Parsons, Click to Calm p73

Tuesday, 27 September 2011

New Tails.

Sooo... I may have mentioned once or twice that we were going to have some new arrivals here at the Court of Tails.

And, well, here they are.

Four champagne tan does from Madhouse Stud.

It's hard to tell because, although they are very sociable (before they went in the tank, I had one sat on my hand cleaning itself), they are understandably nervous right now. They're in a New Environment with New Smells and Noisy Strange Animals (though thankfully the breeder, Madhouse Stud, actually has a dog too so they aren't totally unused to the smell of dogs) and a Strange Weird Thing who is trying very hard not to squeal with delight over them.


The dogs are put out because they can't go in "their" room right now (letting the mice have a peaceful settling in evening before we bombard them with anything).


Sara said...

Well it looks like you've added a few more tails to your court!

Hope you share their names soon!

tanner and beth said...

Hi ladies: Sorry I have not been by in a while. When we got back from the seminar, mommy and I set to work on the techniques we learned. We are getting some extra help tomorrow night.

We also have a BIG family project going on. It will be something to show in about a week and a half.
Hopefully I can stop by more often from now on.

Puppy kisses,