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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 03-11-2019, 02:33 PM Thread Starter
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Hello from still cold, but sunny Ireland, (yes, sunny! ☀️ &#128526. I'd like to introduce Maggie the Magyar, who is 12 weeks old, has been with us for 3 weeks, and has not only stolen our hearts, but our sleep!
She likes breakfast sausages as her high value treat, she likes walks, she likes to play with her football in the garden, she likes to snuggle at any time she can. She likes to lie in her crate for naps, preferably with the door open, and one of us beside her. Leaving the room while she sleeps for more than 2 minutes causes high anxiety right now, and definitely sneaking out of the room at 1am when she realises at 2 that you have done so, generates lots of protest. But really, her most 'enjoyable' activity is escaping from her crate if she is left alone for 30 minutes. Today, I came home to find her wedged between the crate and tray edges.
She is a happy little pup, very beautiful, as all V's are, and is growing so fast. Tomorrow she starts puppy school to build on our limited training experience, and hopefully nip this separation anxiety in the bud. I've been reading your posts on the forum this afternoon, seems like a great place to be.
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post #2 of 10 (permalink) Old 03-12-2019, 09:48 PM
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She's absolutely gorgeous. She looks like one to keep you on your toes.

We have a slightly older Vizsla (15 weeks) here in the States. She's brought us laughter and joy everyday.

“Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.”
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Today she went to Doggy Daycare, we are fervently hoping for some sleep tonight. Tomorrow at doggy day care, she's meeting another Vizsla puppy, who we suspect might be her littermate. But she is keeping us on our toes, and giving us much laughter.
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post #4 of 10 (permalink) Old 03-13-2019, 07:39 PM
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She's so cute.
Good luck with getting some rest.

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How did she do? Did she sleep better for you?

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We moved Maggie, and her crate to our bedroom at night, and have now had three nights sleep, 11pm - 7, when we have to wake her up.

she's doing so much better.....we still can't leave her alone for any time in the crate as she just doesn't seem to like it, but we've enrolled her in a great puppy school, and the doggy day care at the same place, so she comes home 3 days exhausted. She loves the doggy day care, and the people there, and they love her. that is helping enormously. but we only want to send her there a maximum of 3 days a week. Today, she is in the office with me, we went for a walk along the canal in Dublin City centre, she didn't like the swans, and got a fright when one of them raised himself up and hissed at her.....😂. But all so much better now that we are all sleeping. I'll deal with the separation issues in the crate at a later date. For now, sleep and getting her settled and secure is the goal.
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We moved Maggie, and her crate to our bedroom at night, and have now had three nights sleep, 11pm - 7, when we have to wake her up.

she's doing so much better.....we still can't leave her alone for any time in the crate as she just doesn't seem to like it, but we've enrolled her in a great puppy school, and the doggy day care at the same place, so she comes home 3 days exhausted. She loves the doggy day care, and the people there, and they love her. that is helping enormously. but we only want to send her there a maximum of 3 days a week. Today, she is in the office with me, we went for a walk along the canal in Dublin City centre, she didn't like the swans, and got a fright when one of them raised himself up and hissed at her.....😂. But all so much better now that we are all sleeping. I'll deal with the separation issues in the crate at a later date. For now, sleep and getting her settled and secure is the goal.


She looks adorable....congrats.

With all our dogs, including our V who is now 19-months old, have always been crated and/or slept in our bedroom. That's one of the key elements in the book "Art of Raising a Puppy" from the Monks of New Skeete. I know everyone, including trainers, have their own opinion. But this is one that we've always stuck by with great success, so take it for what it's worth. I think you'll get your much needed sleep this way....lol.

Your puppy V is acting the same way ours did at that age. Having Labs all our lives it took a bit, of A LOT, of adjustment for their neediness to be with their owners. So we had to adjust our expectations accordingly.

Having Milo in puppy socialization class at the ripe age of 9-weeks old proved invaluable. We did (2) times per week for the first 4 months or so and then back off to once per week until 6-months. At that point they required males to be neuter, so we obviously pulled him for that class. We then switched our gears to actual puppy school/training, which lasted approximately 18-20 weeks in total. So all and all we spent considerable time with our male V almost to 1-years old.

He is still a handful, BUT it does appear he is getting much better as he gets older. We've noticed considerable improved in just the past month or so. He is "calming" down a wee bit. Not quite what we would expect, but at least at 19+ months he seems to be heading in a positive direction.

I hope this helped a bit and do enjoy this precious age....all the best.

Btw: I've spent time each of the last three years doing some travels in Ireland. It's an absolutely beautiful country, and more importantly, the people in Ireland are incredible welcoming, warm and sweet. Can't wait to go back next January!
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We have a puppy teething like mad, and so, had a fairly frenetic weekend while she ran around the house like a lunatic.....hilarious at times, and at times frustrating. But two more teeth came out this morning, so I think she is just struggling with the irritation of the teething. We had a vet visit this morning as there has been a little vomiting of bile yesterday morning and again this morning, but all is good, and it is most likely the teething. We're also now letting her out on a long leash in the park beside us, which means that she can run off some energy. (Short periods....no more than 10 minutes x 3 times daily, and less when she is in daycare.) I am finding that with the teething she is more stubborn, less attentive..... but we're all getting there, and we're all sleeping all night. She has such a bold face when she is having her 'moments'.

@tegee26, so glad you like it here! Though January is cold for visiting.
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The bile in the morning is likely caused by a empty stomach. Try giving her a snack right before bed, and one early morning.
It's not uncommon in the breed.
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Oh thanks for that info...interesting. it does seem to have settled back down again, nothing this morning. learning all the time with this little person. M
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