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Castro - Great Host, or pushover?

We had 4 dogs in the house for Christmas dinner... Castro, Myles - a 10m Daschound, Cornishon - a 7 yr old Pom, and Grammy - a 14 yr old Chihuahua..

All through the day, Castro let the girls eat/drink his food, and play with his toys. When Myles came, Castro had a buddy (they also go to day care together), and were just running around the house, sharing their treats and playing really nice.

Everyone was so impressed during dinner; all but Castro hovered by the table - some said that Castro was the "model dog"! <he made momma so proud!>

I thought Castro played a great host, and is testament to how we are raising and training him. SO thinks he may be a bit too submissive... Would really appreciate your thoughts and comments...

A little back story - the girls dogs aren't well socialized with people, let along other dogs, while Myles, although is great with other dogs, isn't as great with people.
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Castro IS a model dog! and you can tell your SO I said so...LOL. he was interested-- and you said he was playing... so that is all good. Good Job!




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Hmm, let me see if I've got this right. Castro let his guests enjoy the food and drink, and shared the entertainment without raising a fuss. I don't know...it sure sounds as if Castro was a great host!

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Perfect gentleman I would say, and a perfect host. Be proud mama.

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Kubrick shares all his toys and chewies with the other doggies and he doesn't crowd the table either. However, he's one of the more dominant dogs at the dog park - he never ever lets another dog hump him... ever! So really, I don't think that has to do with being submissive at all, it's just good manners and learning to share.

I think Castro was a perfect dog too!


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Sounds perfect to me.

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He is the host with the most! Sounds great, you must have really trained him well!

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SO is just jealous!

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Riki is a lot like Kubrick

Riki shares toys and isn't a food hog. He just doesn't like to be touched on the back with the idea that he will be dominated. for this reason, he is not a fan of terriers. He loves to run and play chase and has a great time as long as they don't go for the hind quarters...

I think your dog sounds like a sweet guy. I think it is great not to be food or toy dominant! Yipee!

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