James Barrett on 19 Dec 2008 15:20:34 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] Waaaaaay OT: Retrain a Beagle

On Fri, Dec 19, 2008 at 5:49 PM, Casey Bralla <MailList@nerdworld.org> wrote:
> OK, I know this is ridiculous, but y'all are the smartest group I know.

Yes, it is, and I concur.

> We can't leave her tied up because she
> is able to get tangled very quickly, adn then is stuck outside of her dog
> house in bad weather. (She's kind of like a reverse-Houdini:  she gets
> tangled up in her leash when there's nothing to get tangled on!)

Find a leash and collar she won't get tangled in.  Maybe a harness, or
investigate an automatically retractable leash.  If it is practical,
invest in a "visible" fence.

> Anybody have any other ideas?

Look into a dog training mailing list, or even a general "pet talk"
mailing list, and ask them.  Go to a nearby pet store, and ask them.
PLUG will continue being good at dealing with Linux if we stick to
dealing with Linux.  Simple problems need simple solutions.

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