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is it honestly worth it ? corgi help

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Barred Rocks forever, Jan 9, 2011.

  1. Barred Rocks forever

    Barred Rocks forever Songster

    Aug 9, 2009
    i want to adopt another corgi from a rescue but the rescue doesnt accept people with invisible radio fences wich i have my corgi i have does fine with it is it worth trying to ask them to make a acception?
    Last edited: Jan 9, 2011

  2. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

    Jan 4, 2009
    Claremore, OK
    Ask if they'd make an exception...but if they won't...

    I'd reconsider and see if there are other options for adoption. Even from a local shelter?
  3. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

    Jan 12, 2007
    Land of Lincoln
    find another corgi rescue or animal shelter. Maybe you should not mention about the electric collar.
  4. Chick_In_The_Burbs

    Chick_In_The_Burbs Songster

    Jun 26, 2010
    Western Washington
    You can also try petfinder.com They might have another corgi rescue or a rescue that happens to have corgis that is a city or two over.
  5. they'reHISchickens

    they'reHISchickens Songster

    Oct 31, 2008
    We are trying to adopt too, but apparently everyone is supposed to live in a fenced subdivision and walk their dogs etc.
    Where do you get a good farm dog that isn't a pit or lab these days?

    Oh Cleo dear, we miss you!
  6. BlacksheepCardigans

    BlacksheepCardigans Songster

    Oct 11, 2010
    Southeast NH
    Please do NOT hide things from rescues or shelters. Rescues have their reasons and they're just trying to make sure the best possible result is achieved. Pembrokes are very vulnerable to attacks by other dogs and invisible fences don't protect them from things (bigger dogs, coyote, raccoon) trying to get in. Some of the smaller Pems are under 20 lb and they look like a bratwurst sitting there in the yard; the rescues know that the collar will keep the Pem in but they don't want people to trust it to be a real fence. I screen owners all the time and I personally would rather have NO fence (so I know that the people are out with the dog and he or she is on a leash) than an invisible fence.

    One solution is to put up a small, tightly fenced area where the dogs can go unsupervised, and rely on the invisible fence when you're outside with them. That way you can say truthfully that the dogs are behind a good fence but you can enjoy the freedom of a larger area when you want to play with the dogs.
  7. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

    May 19, 2008
    Western MA
    Just get a puppy from a breeder.. less hassle.
    This is why shelters drive me nuts and ONE of the reasons i wont adopt from one.

  8. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

    Jan 12, 2007
    Land of Lincoln
    Quote:2x I never wanted to deal with shelters or no kill shelters either.....too much restrictions when I was looking to adopt a Siamese kitten or cat.
  9. maizey

    maizey Songster

    sounds like these folks are shooting themselves in the foot and doing a major disservice to the animals they are supposed to be finding homes for. Its absurd to turn away willing, loving and capable pet owners over these kinds of issues. They are denying these dogs a good life in favor of a shelter? Really?
  10. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

    May 19, 2008
    Western MA
    Quote:x2! makes me sick..

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