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Velcro ecollar hazard #944614
05/16/10 01:48 AM
05/16/10 01:48 AM
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Kilgore, Texas
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Spencer is smart and knows how to get what he wants. Earlier today he was making a fuss so I peeked in on him he had his bottom incisors buried in the velcro so I undid the collar (which is probably what he wanted)and he was able to get them out. A few hours ago he was moving around in his pouch fussing and sure enough he had those incisors stuck into the velcro again. Back to the staple collar. He has been wearing this collar for awhile now and has gained 20 grams so there is a little gap between the plastic and the collar of velcro. Just wanted to let all know of the potential hazard!


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Re: Velcro ecollar hazard [Re: Cora] #944685
05/16/10 09:31 AM
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When I used one on Ace I put extra moleskin on the edge around the neck that covered the edge of the velcro. Maybe that's what kept him from doing the same thing. dunno

Re: Velcro ecollar hazard [Re: hpyhwn2003] #944691
05/16/10 09:42 AM
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um no its above that but thats an idea if I can get it to stick to the velcro in that area...........lemme go see............


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Re: Velcro ecollar hazard [Re: Cora] #944694
05/16/10 09:48 AM
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nope wont work. I will take pics of what I am saying if I am not painting a clear picture, hes fat(again) theres a sliver pie peice gap of velcro not covered and mid way up is where he is burying his bottom incisors in the thick part of the velcro getting stuck. not a pretty sight! If There is a problem with something Spencer is going to find it!!


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Re: Velcro ecollar hazard [Re: Cora] #944695
05/16/10 09:49 AM
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I did call Mary and warn her as I know she has this collar in use right now.


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Re: Velcro ecollar hazard [Re: Cora] #944762
05/16/10 10:47 AM
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Boy Cora...Spencer sure likes to keep you on your toes doesn't he??

I dont like velcro around my gliders, the noise it makes when you separate the pieces....freaks mine out LOL...but thanks for giving us all a heads up on that!

Re: Velcro ecollar hazard [Re: ] #945356
05/16/10 01:24 PM
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Kilgore, Texas
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yes, Spencer is a full time job if taken care of properly!


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Re: Velcro ecollar hazard [Re: Cora] #945715
05/16/10 02:19 PM
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shakehead All right, Cora....time to fess up!

What did you do in a previous life to deserve such a handful of pixie as Spencer is? roflmao Undoubtedly you had fun, whatever it was.

Sheesh!!!! It's really GREAT to hear that you're gaining grams but gee whiz, boy! Give your mom a break!! tant (please pass that on to him, with "hatey dance" included)


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Re: Velcro ecollar hazard [Re: minkasmom] #946027
05/16/10 03:40 PM
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Kilgore, Texas
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lol Denise!! I passed it on, the dance that is!


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Re: Velcro ecollar hazard [Re: Cora] #947120
05/18/10 01:37 PM
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So...which e-collar to y'all prefer? I have several neuters lined up and need some on hand, plus I just need some for emergencies (knock on wood).


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my cat Puma
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Re: Velcro ecollar hazard [Re: wclanton423] #948395
05/20/10 09:22 PM
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Kilgore, Texas
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staple sattelite


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Re: Velcro ecollar hazard [Re: Cora] #948470
05/20/10 11:31 PM
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80 acres of paradise in KS
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I use a satalite style and use electrical tape to hold it in place. Unlike medical tape, the electrical tape is slick so the gliders don't get their nails caught on it trying to get the collar off. Also, it is easy to use, sticks very well yet comes off easy too.


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