I once had a dog that liked to dig in the trash when I wasn't around. I rehabilitated him by putting a couple mouse traps on top of the trash. I came home one day to find the traps sprung and the dog cowering in the corner. He lived about 12 years after that and never stuck his nose in a trash can again.
In another case, when I was a kid the neighbor's dog used to come over at night and chew on our rabbits' feet through the cage. Dad rehabilitated him with a load of 7-1/2 birdshot in his hindquarters -- the dog was always polite after that and never came over without permission.
Yet somehow I think Illinois would probably have some sort of PETA-approved, 12-step program to convince rogue wildlife to leave people alone.
[ This Message was edited by: expatriate on 2003-03-01 22:45 ]
Have you ever looked all over the house and garage for a piece of hunting equipment or an article of clothing? I sure have... or at least I used to. I found that storing my hunting gear in large containers that are labeled not only saves me time looking but also saves space. I used to have my gear all over the house, taking up space that I needed for other things.
Here's what I do now. I went out and bought some large plastic tubs and everything goes in them. I...