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  1. Dog Training and Behavior
    My girlfriend and I adopted a shelter dog recently (about 15 days ago). We are not sure of the breed but the common consensus is he's a mix of a Golden Retriever and German Shepherd (some say there's a bit of Chow in him as well). He's about 4-5 years old. He's a pretty submissive dog. He seems...
  2. Dog Training and Behavior
    I would like to hear peoples opinions, experiences and reasoning's about this. I've been googling it and it seems to be a very controversial topic, i want to see what people on here think :ponder:
  3. Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi guys, this is more about curiosity, but I wonder is it really true that we should not give affection when a dog is afraid/nervous, as we would be nurturing that state and intensify it? In the past, I've always tried stuffs like doing a calm and gentle low noise like "shhh" when...
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