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Old 06-07-2012, 02:13 PM
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Default Do You Let Your Dog Clean the Dishes?

We always have, not something I even thought about before...there's always a dog or cats underfoot very happy to eat any leftovers.
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Old 06-07-2012, 03:05 PM
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Depends on what I've eaten, but generally yes. I don't make a point of intentionally giving the dishes to them to clean, but if I am done eating and they are giving me sad eyes over an empty plate, I may succumb.

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Old 06-07-2012, 03:21 PM
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I don't generally. I don't like the dogs in the kitchen. I have occassionally let them lick something clean, but it is very rare.
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Old 06-07-2012, 03:24 PM
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I let mine lick the fork/spoon after I'm done getting their raw together- does that count? lol.

They've never licked the dishes clean, though.

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Old 06-07-2012, 03:29 PM
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Yes--saves me from having to run the dishwasher on the high setting! I'm conserving energy!

My husband doesn't like it though. Ooops.
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Old 06-07-2012, 03:38 PM
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I don't let the dogs lick the dishes, but if I'm having something that comes in a single serving (like a yogurt cup) I'll let them have whatever I can't get.
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Old 06-07-2012, 03:40 PM
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NO. I've seen what he does to people who feed him their food (dad), not something I want. He stares, cries, even yips, tries to crawl on them while they eat. He leaves me alone or watches from a distance, and I'd like to keep it that way.

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Old 06-07-2012, 03:56 PM
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Once in a while but not often. Maybe once every three or four months. I'm pretty picky about what yoshi gets and a lot ofmy food has stuff I don't let her eat, like onions.
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Old 06-07-2012, 04:04 PM
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No. I prefer not having my dogs get pushy or beg for food. My mom does it (or gives them food from her plate anyway) when I'm not around. She says she doesn't, but their behavior when she's eating (and only when SHE has food) says otherwise.
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Old 06-07-2012, 04:09 PM
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I do once in a while, as long as they aren't being annoying or pushy beforehand (which they normally don't do anything besides sit and watch from some place; Megie prefers the couch as a viewing point, haha).
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