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  # 1516942 21-Mar-2016 14:20
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The New Zealand collective hatred of dogs annoys me.

 

 

 

 

Not heard of the one before, I think we are very much a dog liking nation. Staffy's and other fighting bred dogs, not so much

 

 

 

 

Really? You think a nation where dogs are banned from almost every public space, national park, open area, pub, CBD, hotel, camp ground etc is a "dog liking nation"?

 

 

 

 

 

 

It is due to bad dog owners





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  # 1516996 21-Mar-2016 15:28
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MikeB4:

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The New Zealand collective hatred of dogs annoys me.



 


Not heard of the one before, I think we are very much a dog liking nation. Staffy's and other fighting bred dogs, not so much



 


Really? You think a nation where dogs are banned from almost every public space, national park, open area, pub, CBD, hotel, camp ground etc is a "dog liking nation"?


 



 


It is due to bad dog owners


And we're not in Europe, where they let dogs into places wer don't.

And soo onto a wee thing that annoys me.....
Folk who want things to be the same in this country as the one they came from.
(And I'll qualify that by saying I've lived/worked out of NZ in a more than a few countries)

 
 
 
 


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  # 1517021 21-Mar-2016 16:24
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House flies. They drive me friken insane its like an OCD for me for some reason.





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  # 1517236 21-Mar-2016 21:20
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House flies. They drive me friken insane its like an OCD for me for some reason.

 

 

 

 

Agreed. And they say dogs are like their owners - my Hungarian Vizsla absolutely hates flies with a vengeance!






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  # 1517238 21-Mar-2016 21:22
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MikeB4:

 

Geektastic:

 

tdgeek:

 

Geektastic:

 

The New Zealand collective hatred of dogs annoys me.

 

 

 

 

Not heard of the one before, I think we are very much a dog liking nation. Staffy's and other fighting bred dogs, not so much

 

 

 

 

Really? You think a nation where dogs are banned from almost every public space, national park, open area, pub, CBD, hotel, camp ground etc is a "dog liking nation"?

 

 

 

 

 

 

It is due to bad dog owners

 

 

Why should they be worse here than say the USA, where dogs are allowed in many hotels and even in the cabin on domestic flights? Is there some fundamental difference in behaviour between NZers and Americans in this respect?






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  # 1517241 21-Mar-2016 21:29
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Geektastic:

MikeB4:


Geektastic:


tdgeek:


Geektastic:


The New Zealand collective hatred of dogs annoys me.



 


Not heard of the one before, I think we are very much a dog liking nation. Staffy's and other fighting bred dogs, not so much



 


Really? You think a nation where dogs are banned from almost every public space, national park, open area, pub, CBD, hotel, camp ground etc is a "dog liking nation"?


 



 


It is due to bad dog owners



Why should they be worse here than say the USA, where dogs are allowed in many hotels and even in the cabin on domestic flights? Is there some fundamental difference in behaviour between NZers and Americans in this respect?



There is barely room for humans in cattle class on aircraft last thing we need is smelly animals




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  # 1517248 21-Mar-2016 21:43
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Most people smell worse than most animals, unless the animals are wet, unlikely in the cabin of a plane.

 

 





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  # 1517253 21-Mar-2016 21:59
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Geektastic:

MikeB4:


Geektastic:


tdgeek:


Geektastic:


The New Zealand collective hatred of dogs annoys me.



 


Not heard of the one before, I think we are very much a dog liking nation. Staffy's and other fighting bred dogs, not so much



 


Really? You think a nation where dogs are banned from almost every public space, national park, open area, pub, CBD, hotel, camp ground etc is a "dog liking nation"?


 



 


It is due to bad dog owners



Why should they be worse here than say the USA, where dogs are allowed in many hotels and even in the cabin on domestic flights? Is there some fundamental difference in behaviour between NZers and Americans in this respect?


Perhaps because in NZ animals travel in the cargo hold ( I've seen; live cats, sheep, horses, eels, and crayfish come off planes, and have sent my own dog this way as well)
Perhaps its because we're a young country, and historically our dogs have been working dogs rather than fufu dogs.
Perhaps its simply because its the law.

Still a small thing that seems to annoy both sides.

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Cat poo on my lawn.





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  # 1517376 22-Mar-2016 09:03
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Cat poo on my lawn.

 

 

 

 

i thought cats bury that stuff. 

 

 


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  # 1517406 22-Mar-2016 10:05
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They have a hard time doing that if there's a lawn in the way. They also tend to get blamed for the deposits of other animals.





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They have a hard time doing that if there's a lawn in the way. They also tend to get blamed for the deposits of other animals.

 

 

 

 

There are no dogs in our neighbourhood but many many many cats, every god dammed day we have to clean up the mess. Unfortunately I cannot due to my suppressed immune system.

 

Their mess is more than just annoying it is a very real health hazard for me.

 

We have tried many cat repellents etc without success, maybe my sons suggestion of a shotgun may be the answer





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  # 1517427 22-Mar-2016 10:37
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I am very sorry to hear that. I happen to like cats but the situation you describe is not something to make light of. I wish I could offer you a solution. I'm not sure of the situation where you live, but out here we see the leavings of possums and probably weasels and stoats as well as cats. I wasn't thinking of dogs so much. Maybe you could modify your shotgun idea and get one of those high-pressure water guns and put a little ammonia into the water to make something really unpleasant to the nose of any animal it hits. If a cat experiences that a couple of times, it is unlikely to come back.

 

  





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  # 1517926 22-Mar-2016 19:54
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Sistema plastic food containers.

 

They leak, you can't stack them and they're impossible to wash and dry properly.





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  # 1517943 22-Mar-2016 20:26
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Not sure if this one has been mentioned yet but... when you do a wash and someone has left a paper tissue in a pocket.


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