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  1. 1 Yr After Adoption Puppy Still Deathly Afraid of Me and other Humans

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Good afternoon everyone, I've done a lot of browsing and I can not find an article or advice that particularly pertains to my situation. I am really in need of some advice if you have the time! In March of 2019 I adopted a month old female Lab mix at the local pet shelter/medical facility. I...
  2. Adoption regret - what's best for the dog?

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    Some background, before this adoption I had a chihuahua/dachshund mix that I adopted with my partner when he was 9 months old. My partner and I are no longer together and the dog unfortunately lives with her - but that's what was best for both of them. I had a lot of regret after that adoption...
  3. A foster needed to save this sweet, affectionate 5 yr old mix. NYC

    General Dog Discussion
    Zeus is our in house Cookie Monster, always ready for a treat, hopping like a kangaroo or a rabbit for it and owning a bloodhound's nose to find wherever liver treats are hiding. A handsome boy he is too, clad in a perfect coat, an amazing tail wagger, a great walker, polite with neared peers...
  4. Looking for Reputable Havapoo Breeder

    General Dog Discussion
    Hello! I am looking for a reputable havepoo breeder near the NY area. Would not want to have the pup travel via plane. Looking for a breeder who treats dogs well, not a puppy mill, and whose dogs are generally healthy and happy. Any leads would be appreciated as well as breeders to...
  5. Possible Adoption problems/solutions

    Introductions
    I am wondering if adopting my grandparent's dog is possible for me. Please read situation below. My parents live on a 50 acre orchard with and have a boxer that is about 4 years old. He has had free reign of the property for his whole life, with a shock-collar underground boundary and a dog...
  6. Aggressive Puppy..Adoption Regrets...

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    Hi There, My fiance and I just adopted our first dog, a female 5 month old Australian Shepherd puppy at the end of March. I've grown up with 2 Aussies and know a bit about their breed. So, we figured we knew what we were getting ourselves into. Of course, we did some research ahead of time and...
  7. Adoption applications without a fenced in yard- yikes?

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    Hey guys, So i've reached a point that as soon as I get my new rental agreement figured out for this summer, I'm going to start applying to adopt a dog. However, most rescues are very (and rightfully so) strict about who they accept. My issues: I will be renting, it will either be a 2 bedroom...
  8. Extra Dose of Frontline Plus Topical

    Dog Health
    Hi everyone! Yesterday I adopted a 1 year old german shepherd mix. I'm not sure if he received a dose of Frontline at the shelter he was adopted from. There was no info about it on the adoption papers and when I called the shelter they didn't know if he had been treated with Frontline there...
  9. Greyhounds in Singapore

    General Dog Discussion
    Hi everyone! I was wondering if anyone has ever owned or currently owns a Greyhound in Singapore? I have been considering adopting a Greyhound (also known as retired racers) since 2014. I understand these breeds are really rare over here and can be adopted from overseas (preferably Australia)...
  10. Super nervous about my new dog moving in!

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    Hi all, On Friday my new adopted dog will be moving in. She's a four year old podenco cross and I'm utterly in love with her. Met her a few times and she's been to the house for a bonding session, behaved like a total dream! But my brain is awash with worries... What if she gets out and runs...
  11. Need advice to help my dog gain weight!

    Dog Health
    I just adopted an 8 year old English Mastiff who was severely abused and starved. The shelter managed to get him to gain over 25 lbs (from 52 up to 75 lbs) in a month, but he can stand to gain another 25-30 lbs. Since we took him home a few days ago he has been resistant to eating. I have tried...
  12. I regret adopting my dog

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    I have wanted a dog for my entire life. Recently my husband and I went to our local humane society and fell in love with a Great Pyrenees mix. We thought we carefully thought through all of the factors about getting a dog and decided to go for it. She is amazing. She is gentle, sweet, super...
  13. Adopt, Don't Shop! Tell me guys what you think about this

    Dog Art
    Hi! I designed a pet adoption shirt to encourage people to adopt. I wanted to see if you guys can share it and spread the word, check out the design here https://teespring.com/adopt-don-t-shop-2016 what do you guys think? thanks! Here's a preview of the design :):):)
  14. spraying, walking and socialization issues. Please help!

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi, I am new here and really hoping to get some help and practical advice for my situation. Here goes: I have a female dog, my friend has a male collie dog (both neutered). They get on great, so I am not so much worried about that side of things. Friend is having house issues and decided they...
  15. New to the forum -- rescue pup!

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    Hello all, I am new to the forum! My name is Sarah. My husband and I have just adopted an 18-month old beagle/terrier mix from a local rescue. They told us he was found on the streets in West Virginia and was brought up to Connecticut by rescue volunteers. He has been at the shelter for a...
  16. New to the forum - hello from Connecticut!

    Introductions
    Hello all, I am new to the forum! My name is Sarah. My husband and I have just adopted an 18-month old beagle/terrier mix from a local rescue. They told us he was found on the streets in West Virginia and was brought up to Connecticut by rescue volunteers. He has been at the shelter for a...
  17. What size will this puppy become?

    General Dog Discussion
    Hello:) I decided to adopt a dog and I've been in touch with a local shelter. I fell in love with this little girl she has the hugest ears :D She's around 3 months old now. They said she will be medium sized. I know it's difficult to tell from photos but from your experience how big you think...
  18. I'm having trouble finding a fitting dog breed.

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    Hi. I'd really like to get a dog, but I'm having trouble because there are some traits I want the dog to have, and there doesnt seem to be a breed with all these traits. The dog must: -Be suitable for apartment living. It has to be able to be trained to not bark, and it must be comfortable in...
  19. How to help my elderly dad get a dog?

    General Dog Discussion
    Hey, lovely dog forum peeps! So, my dad is 77 and recently widowed. Waaaay back when he and my mom were married, he had a golden-mix dog that he loved. He was a fantastic dog. My parents divorced shortly after I was born. I remember the golden a bit, but he passed when I was 7 or 8. Dad got a...
  20. dog adoption "expo"? we have concerns...

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    My girlfriend and I are talking quite seriously about adopting, and we came across the following event in Rhode Island next weekend (see link below). MY GF surprised me and filled out an application without telling me…not that I’m against it but I’m more concerned with the whole event itself...
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