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  1. New Additions
    Hi, I have a very sweet border collie but lately I have been having trouble with something. She has become very protective about her stuff or place, so whenever I go picknicking or camping, and another dog walks by (sometimes she does this with humans as well) and comes bit too close, she...
  2. General Dog Discussion
    Hello :) I'm not a dog owner but I'd really like to become one in some time. My favourite breed so far is rough collie. I love the fact that they don't require long hours of daily walks, their pretty coat and intelligence. I was nearly sure I wanted to get one. On the other hand, I've had...
  3. New Additions
    We are looking for a dog that will guard our property, family, and any animals we may have on the land. We own little over 8 acres and it is surrounded by flat open farmland with the odd semi distant neighbor maybe 1-2 km away, most of it is NOT fenced to keep a dog in but we want a dog that...
  4. 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. Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello! I am brand new here with a brand new dog. She is a Slovak Cuvac, similar to a Pyrenees Mountain dog. These dogs have been bred to guard livestock. I live in the country but do not have a farm, so she is not a working dog and never has been. I just got her about a week ago from a couple...
  6. General Dog Discussion
    This picture here I found is supposed to be a “Roman” Rottweiler with a bit more of a mastiff look and bigger overall frame. Is this just a marketing scheme or is this pictured Rottie just overweight or breed standard? Further links to look at: Roman Rottweiler Information and Pictures...
  7. General Dog Discussion
    Hi guys, I did a post yesterday called "Ultimate dog breed?" which I'm sure some of you would have seen. I'm really happy for the great response I got on that post and read people's opinions and actually learn a thing or two about some breeds. So thank you. I'm sorry I seem so contempt on...
  8. General Dog Discussion
    Hello guys. I am new to this forum so don't jump on me for asking this question. I don't know what people are like on this forum so excuse me if my question is obnoxious and irrelevant. So when I'm scouring through YouTube I come across videos like "Best Guard Dogs", "Best Protection Dogs"...
  9. Dog Breeds
    I'm looking for a good breed of dog for my family. Here are the things I'm looking for (in order of importance): Will not hurt my children. Will protect my family and home from unwanted people and animals. Will not attack guests if they are invited (but can be trained to attack on command)...
  10. Dog Training and Behavior
    so my Black lab/german shepared started to bark like crazy! 15 minutes ago. he was barking and running down the side of our house. after 2 times i went out and he was happy to see me but them took off again with his back legs straight and spread apart, his front were straight down. his tail was...
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