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  1. Dog Training and Behavior
    Hey all! This is my first time posting in this forum but I really could use some training advice. I'm a vet student, and a few days ago I adopted a dog from my school who was used for teaching purposes her whole life (she's now 5). She wasn't abused or anything, but she's lived a very...
  2. Dog Training and Behavior
    I adopted Trucker a little less than a month ago, he has some horrors in his past (not exactly sure what but they are there). This poor baby came to me with scars on his hind legs where it looks like he has been whipped and he cowers at everything. We have been slowly been making improvements...
  3. Dog Training and Behavior
    I have been caring for a neighbor dog a few weeks a year for several years, so I know him pretty well. I also foster for a local rescue and I've had my current dogs for a couple months. My dogs are small breed mixes (10+ pounds). The neighbor dog is more along the lines of a big lab mix. The...
  4. Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi everyone this is going to be a long post because I really want to give you the full background on Meg and I'm looking for new advice and tips. To start it all off I bought Meg as a puppy I'd finally moved into a large flat with a fenced off yard and wanted a dog since I had never lived...
  5. General Dog Discussion
    So recently Kasper nicked his foot and we wanted to get it checked out at the vets. We moved house not too long ago and so have never had to use this vet before. We phoned up to make an appt, and as usual ran through our list of guidelines. Namely: - Can we see a female vet as Kasper prefers...
  6. Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello. I have documented Diva's issues with SA here numerous times. She is currently on Xanax and Prozac. She's been on the Prozac for about 4 months. The Xanax is for especially bad days. Her SA has improved only slightly. I would say maybe 25%. But now something new has popped up. The last 3...
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