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TreeTrunkThighs Wed 19-Aug-09 13:54:34

We are going to be looking after FIL's dog for a week. I haven't had a dog since I was small.

Any hints? What questions should I ask? Is she likely to miss him?


AstronomyDomine Wed 19-Aug-09 16:07:30

How often and how much does she eat.
Any treats allowed.
How often, and where to, for walks.
Where allowed in the house.
Does she know you well?

Yes, I would think she's likely to miss him, but you can "distract" her like you would a child.

AstronomyDomine Wed 19-Aug-09 16:08:05

Obviously "Does she know you well" isn't a question for FIL!! I was just wondering.

GrimmaTheNome Wed 19-Aug-09 16:09:43

In additon to that list:

What commands is she supposed to know.
If you live near FIL, their normal vet details.

GrimmaTheNome Wed 19-Aug-09 16:11:05

Is she good with dogs/people/other animals when being walked.

Is there anything that she's afraid of.

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