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  1. Big dogs hot weather

    Dog Breeds
    Hi I am looking for a dog that can handle a warm climate that sometimes gets cold. I want it to be at least close to 100 pounds or more, and do a good job at guarding. Because we need a dog to keep the coons away from our garden. I also want it to do a good job at protecting us. I am very active...
  2. Giant Breed Dog is a Bully

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi there, I have a giant breed dog (2.5 yrs) and a large breed (1.5). They are obsessed with one another. We are working at establishing self-confidence in my younger one as she is not confident in social situations without her big brother (they are not litter-mates). My problem is that we...
  3. Considering breed choice for new (big) dog (maybe a mastiff)

    New Additions
    After considering all the costs, responsibilities and burdens of owning a dog, I have made the decision to get one of my own. I have considerable experience with dogs in general, having grown up with six of them in the house. Together with my mother I helped raise two labradors, two cocker...
  4. Can large dogs be happy in an apartment?

    General Dog Discussion
    Is it possible to own a large dog, such as a German shepherd or doberman, that will be happy in an apartment? As of right now, I am in high school looking to adopt a dog in college. I would love a guard dog, medium-large sized. But, I don't want to adopt a dog if I can't provide it a happy...
  5. Thinking of getting a dog - Im thinking of this one but I dont know what race it is?

    New Additions
    Hello guys, I'm a 24 (soon 25) year old guy that never had any pets :/ I'm really interested in getting a ''big'' breed dog and I was looking through some and I found this one: Now, my question is...
  6. Maintaining a multi dog household

    General Dog Discussion
    Hello everyone, I'm new to this forum and would like some advice. We currently have two small dogs in our home, my 2 month old Maltese and my sisters 4 month old malshi both male. My boyfriend who also lives at home with us recently adopted a female pitbull puppy who is currently with her mother...
  7. Urgent - Cane Corso won't obey anymore!

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi everyone, First of all, I love my dog (1yr old cane corso male ), but at the same time, I'm starting to hate him. In recent weeks, he has completely lost all obedience training. Here's some of the things: - He pulls on his lead, - won't go into his basket when I tell him to -jumps on me...
  8. Unbalanced member of my pack

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi, I'm new here and looking for some advice with a difficult situation. I'll try to be brief. I have four dogs. A male and female lab, a male pug, and a female toy fox terrier (Jack and Lilly, Gizmo, Cassie). Jack is large and confident, he is the leader and hordes all the toys. Gizmo the pug...