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  1. What are your experience with buying a puppy

    Dog Training and Behavior
    I just started looking for my first dog. I'm thinking, what do I have to pay special attention to when buying a puppy? what are the most common "problems" with puppies in the beginning, what is your experience and what issues and questions did you have when buying your first dog (buying and...
  2. 10 week hyper puppy - tips on behavior and training

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello, This is my first time ever posting on a forum but I figured who better to help than people with love for their fur babies and experience with them. So........... 2 weeks back we got Romeo (our now 10 week mini golden doodle - half retriever half mini poodle). We watched a lot of videos...
  3. Adopting a dog even though I work all day?

    New Additions
    Hello people I'm a 19 year old male from Germany. I'm single, living alone in a medium sized apartement located in a suburban neigboorhood of a small town. My flat has no garden, but a balkony. That's not that bad, because I live right where ''nature'' starts...meaning, I have lots of fields...
  4. Pippin's Progress

    Training Journal
    I just wanted to start this journal from the beginning. Pippin is a 6 month old rescue pup. Jack Russell mix (maybe?) about 20lbs. This is his second day home from the rescue. He is a super clever dog and really playful. I don't know his history before the shelter (he was an owner surrender...
  5. First Dog Ever

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    first post too ;) Well, my parents had a couple lap dogs when i was younger, but they weren't so much as potty trained, and i plan on doing things a lot differently. It will be the first dog my kids have ever had, they are aged 10, 4, and 2. We'd been planning on getting a dog for a while...
  6. Need specific first time breed suggestions

    New Additions
    I know it doesn't look like it but here's an extremely simplified summary of what I need help with: I am planning on getting my first ever canine within this year, as I am going to be graduating from high school soon. I am prepared to take on the added responsibilities of owning a dog during...
  7. Is labrador a good breed for us?

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    Hi, We are a family of 4 with 2 children. My daughter is 6 years old and my boy is 2.5 years old. We live in a house with a small garden that is 50 meters from a forest. We live in Israel where the temperature are about 30 degrees Celsius in the summer and a very cold 10 degrees Celsius in the...
  8. Considering Getting a Shiba Inu, Advice from Owners?

    Dog Breeds
    I've been tossing the idea around in my head of getting a Shiba Inu and basically I want to know how they behave and if they'll do well in a warm climate. I've watched almost every video on YouTube about Shibas and I've read several articles about them and stuff but I'd rather hear it from an...
  9. First-time dog breeds!!:D

    Dog Breeds
    Hello! I might be getting a small dog soon. This would be my family's first dog. We would have a small-medium sized garden, the time the dog would be alone would vary. It would be able to get around a 1/2 hour walk in the morning around 7am or maybe even 6am. Most days an walk midday. Then an...
  10. Your first mistakes....

    General Dog Discussion
    Hi everyone! I'm new to the forum and I'm a dog lover even though I've never had a dog as a pet. A little ironic maybe, but I've spent a lot of time around other peoples dogs and really enjoy them. I know everyone else is doing all the hard work there, but I digress... I wanted to pose a...
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