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  1. Dog Training and Behavior
    So I just adopted my first dog (my parents had a small dog when I was about 3 but I don't really remember much of that). He's a 1.5 year old Border Collie mix that was taken to the shelter as a stray. We've only had him for about a week and he has become increasingly aggressive. The first two...
  2. Dog Training and Behavior
    I know the title sounds crazy, but the whole situation is such a mess I don't even know where to start, so I'll try to be as clear as possible... A relative recently passed away and in their will they left their house and dog to their son. However, the son did not want the dog and asked us to...
  3. New Additions
    Hi All I have just adopted a dog from my local shelter one week ago. I have never owned a dog before, so all of this is very new to me and I am adjusting. This dog is so sweet, well behaved, and friendly. He is absolutely adorable. I have found that he is not very good around other dogs. He is...
  4. Introductions
    Hello everyone! In addition to this site, I'm new to the world of dog ownership. I'll be getting a German shepherd puppy from a very reliable breeder sometime between August - December. Good, healthy bloodline with amazing hips and elbows! Although I've dealt and interacted with a lot of...
  5. New Additions
    Hi all, I'm looking for some advice. I've been wanting a dog for years. I've spent several summers volunteering at a local vet clinic and rescue shelter. I was a dog walker. I've spent the last few months religiously planning for the arrival of our new furry friend. I spent hours researching...
  6. Dog Health
    I just adopted a a 1.5 year old English Pointer froma friend of mine. Today was her first full day here, she seems to be doing well, but has yet to eat any of her food. Im sure its her adjusting, just curious how long she will not eat. We have a vet appt. monday, I will be asking about her...
  7. New Additions
    Well I've been looking for a dog to add to my family. I want an older large breed puppy actually. The trouble is, I've been searching for a dog on Craigslist because I find it's an easier way to find older puppies, and at the local Humane Society. The Humane Society seems to be filled with...
  8. Dog Breeds
    I am considering getting a dog and have been searching the internet for probably the past week searching for a breed of dog which seemed just right. The nearest i have come to perfection if the German Shepherd but i have a problem with it, and that is that i am worried I'll find it too...
  9. Introductions
    Hello! My name is Mira (not really) and I'm a newly 23 year old college student in my last year and a half at Cleveland State University. I live in an apartment with my wonderful fiance and we are both ardent dog lovers. My fiance is actually an everything lover, he's a sort of doctor dolittle...
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