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  1. puppy help needed

    Puppy Help
    hgghghh i don't know what to do my puppy is high-energy and stubborn and won't listen to what we say i want to stick it out, i want to try to train him, i love him a whole lot but the entire rest of my family just can't handle that he jumps up on people and my mother and grandmother can't handle...
  2. Dog and new puppy won’t settle down!

    Dog Training and Behavior
    I have a mixed breed Barney (lab/Pitt/heeler/German Shephard) he is almost 2 and has always been an only dog. We recently decided to get him a friend to play with because we work so much we thought it might be a good decision....our new puppy is also a mixed breed opie 11weeks old (the only one...
  3. Alternatives to Alpha Roll?

    Dog Training and Behavior
    I have a 12 week old puppy and he is starting to get really out of control. He goes from happy play to excessively excited and unable to control his impulses in a second. I recently took him to his first obedience class and the trainer said that he is very unwilling to submit and that we need to...
  4. First post + question about high energy Puggle

    Hi! This is my first post and I'm new to this forum. I was wondering if anyone could help me out or maybe link me to another thread that would be useful to me. I have a 13 month Puggle, Olive. For starters, I'm not entirely sure if she's an actual Puggle because she is a puppy mill dog. She's...
  5. Help - puppy energy and crate urination

    New Additions
    Two weeks ago we adopted an 11 month old siberian husky. She is Gorgeous! But boy is she keeping me busy!!! We have a couple of things going on that we haven't experienced with previous puppies and wonder if anyone can shed some light on possible reasons and/or offer suggestions. When we...
  6. Indoor dog walking - exercise health

    Dog Health
    Hello all, My girlfirend and I are both avid dog lovers, having been born and raised with dogs and currently own a 1 year old Shepherd/Lab mix. As I am sure you many of you are aware, labs tend to have a lot of energy and that is definitely the case with our pup Jake. In the summer, we feel...
  7. Front-attach harness/weights?

    Dog Gear and Supplies
    We just got Pikel (year and a few months old, pit/boxer we think, LOTS of energy...go figure!) a front attach harness and LOVE it. Walks are SO much better now. He heels better, he doesn't pull, etc. etc. The problem is that even though walks are better now, they still don't tire him out. We're...
  8. So you Want a High Prey Dog

    Puppy Help
    Since the clock is rolled back again, and I am going through this stuff fresh again, I thought I would give a quick overview of the High Prey High Energy puppy, for anyone thinking of making this choice for their next dog, or newer inexperienced dog owners who think "OH I Can Handle it". I...
  9. Training a dog with no rewards?

    Dog Training and Behavior
    I have a 2 year old Border Collie and Spaniel mix (I think...definitely BC). When she was a little puppy we worked rigorously on basic commands but the only one she ever mastered was sit. The issue was and still is that she isn't interested in treats, toys, balls, or most time praise. Its like...