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  1. My dog has been suffering from extreme joint and hip pain

    Dog Health
    Nelly is a 13 pound morkie. She has been suffering from joint and hip pain for quite awhile now. I recently found these treats online made from hemp oil. She has been getting a treat a day for the last three weeks. It amazing to see how active she is again and running around with out...
  2. Adolescent Brittany Sudden Jumping and Nipping (Mitten Attacks!)

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello all! Our 15 month old Brittany, Junot, has started back up on an old behaviour of his from puppyhood - attacking our mittens (and then coats, sleeves, hoods - he's got quite the vertical leap) when on or off leash. He's not an aggressive dog and has never drawn blood or bitten to the...
  3. How do y'all cope on the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad days ...

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Which I know we all have as dog owners? Interested to hear your ideas, not least because mine sometimes fail. When Tuva suddenly stops listening (like when, yesterday, she failed her recall in the park where she's been fine for a week, then dodged me so I needed 10 mins even to catch her), my...
  4. Is trying to calm down dogs through gentleness when they are nervous/afraid bad?

    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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