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#361954 - 12/18/09 06:45 AM dogs - specifically my lab
larryc Offline
I'm moving down with my large yellow lab, he's used to running on 20 plus acres with many ponds. How are dogs treated by the local residents on the beach and town? I'm assuming that we all pick up their poop -ok

I'm figuring he will get loose once in awhile and he just likes to be around people.

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#361960 - 12/18/09 12:13 PM Re: dogs - specifically my lab [Re: larryc]
elbert Offline
I have had a lab here for 20+ years no problems other than his radical political views.
It still seems like wide open spaces for the labs because they have so much swimming room.
recent years we use a leash in town.
No problems with dogs freedom in my opinion.
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#361973 - 12/18/09 03:29 PM Re: dogs - specifically my lab [Re: elbert]
AT602 Offline
are you kidding nobody picks up poop. most don't pickup plastic, bottles, or for that matter any trash.

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#361979 - 12/18/09 03:35 PM Re: dogs - specifically my lab [Re: AT602]
SnoopysMom Offline
Just keep him out of the lagoons and away from the crocs - luckily my dog doesn't like swimming. There are some quite large ones in my area (up North, next to Lazy Croc) that are rumored to have killed several large dogs. My advice? Don't let him just run around 24 /7

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#361986 - 12/18/09 03:44 PM Re: dogs - specifically my lab [Re: SnoopysMom]
collyk Offline
Actually quite a few of us do pick up poop. The more of us who do it, the more of a normal thing it will become. I have always believed in poop karma - for every poop you leave behind, you will be guaranteed to step in one.

Have fun with your dog on the beaches. He'll have a blast.
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#361991 - 12/18/09 04:19 PM Re: dogs - specifically my lab [Re: collyk]
elbert Offline
My dog swims and everyday, and when I jog hes runs and swims in the lagoon.
Its been a lot of years and no crock attacks yet.
I think its rumors...
however there is 'tripod' the three legged dog , hes not a rumor.










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#361994 - 12/18/09 04:38 PM Re: dogs - specifically my lab [Re: elbert]
ScubaLdy Offline
When Pepe (my yellow pot licker) and Grita (my black lab) were pups they often went swimming in the lagoon (where Reef Village now sits). Then the road ran right along side the lagoon and people in their golf carts would get very concerned.
One day I found two perfectly round holes in Grita; one in the cheek and one in the neck below the jaw bone. It took me a while to figure it out but since the dogs never again went in the lagoon it must have been crock tooth marks.
They do love frolicking in the shallow areas along the beaches hunting for fish and crabs. They have never caught any but they do enjoy the chase.
I never cared to have a dog couped up in a town home in the suburbs but love being able to have them run, especially along with the golf cart.
The other important thing they are the best protection possible. No one comes into my place until I have a hold on the dogs.
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#362009 - 12/18/09 05:56 PM Re: dogs - specifically my lab [Re: ScubaLdy]
natalie p Offline
I have sutured dogs that got into a disagreement with crocs from the lagoon side, and I do know of some who didn't make it.

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#362012 - 12/18/09 06:18 PM Re: dogs - specifically my lab [Re: collyk]
gudkarma Offline
I agree wholeheartedly with "poop karma"! I, too, am traveling to Belize, (CC), next month, for a month, with my large companion and Service Dog. I live in a 200+ apartment complex and pick up after him without question. (I'll be sure to bring a lot of poop bags! Thanks for the post...now I know a) to keep him away from the lagoons and b) to keep him leashed in the village. He loves to swim (Newfi/Lab mix) and I'm very excited about him having the opportunity to actually SWIM in the sea (as opposed to the sound)!
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#362092 - 12/19/09 04:14 PM Re: dogs - specifically my lab [Re: elbert]
larryc Offline
what about fleas and de-worming? Should i come prepared? we just don't have these problems here in Oregon but when we go to Baja its totally different story

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