Barbara Remy

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hi, i'm Oden's mon.

funny event-2 days ago

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Oden asked to go "outside", I petted him and said "good boy" and put him outside. I got busy in the back of the house where I could not here the "Inside" button. He must have gotten frustrated because I did not respond to his request, so He took the button out in the yard and left it. Now, my yard is an acre of tall prairie grass. I didn't even bother to go look. Next day he went out and I did not let him in when he wanted to come in because there was no button. I was going to give him some play time outside. About and hour later the button showed up at the back door and he asked to come in.
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I have trained horses and other animals all my life. I taught Frisco my macaw around 40 words and phrases, and we communicated about his needs. He came to me with a sailors vocabulary of about 12 profain words and phrases.Β  he was mad and screamed all the time. I diminished his use of these words and phrases by isolation. He came to me malnourished. In about a year he was happy and friendly, when I isolated him he was always mad and beside himself, pulling at his feet like he was going to amputate them.. after that he never screamed unless a stranger was at the door. best door bell i ever had. Unfortunately I became allergic to feather dust and had to find a home for him so my lungs would heal.

Oden, 1st button "outside", May 15

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Set up, using fluent pet set up just like they have it set up. buttons all in the same location as fluent pet set up.Β 
Started with "outside", modeled it ever time he asked to go out or I sent him out. Placed near doorway.Β  in fluent pet tile but not with the rest of the tile set up yet.Β 

one day later i added 2nd Button "inside". to explain how this works, The dog door allows the dogs to come into the room but not get into the entire house. I have to let them into the rest of the house. When i let them in i model the button. it is accessible to Oden inside the dog area.Β 

Β May 25, 1st time he used "outside' unprompted. He Did not use it again for 2 days. then in the afternoon of the 3rd day he played with me. He asked to go out, was out forΒ  short while, then he used the "inside" button" .Β  then he turned around and pressed the "outside" button again. he came through the dog door and immediately pushed the "inside" button. He did this 4 times and then laid down and went to sleep.

May 26Β  I placed "Water" next to the dog bowl. He has not used it yet.Β 

I have added the "all done". "Scratches". "Oden", "Love You", "play" buttons to the Fluent pet matrix and don't plan on putting any of the other buttons anywhere but in the matrix.

Assume I am modeling all the time. I am now not responding to him asking to go outside or inside unless he uses the buttons.

need to know how to start a journal

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Buttons in mail from DHL, I think. They came with "Safety Data Sheet" from Hong Kong. Say's "Alkaline Button Cell". Supplier "Hi-watt Battery Industry Co. LTD". Wrapped and tapied in extray plastic and taping. I don't want to open without knowing this is

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