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  1. Post Rescue Blues, Advice Much Appreciated!

    New Additions
    Hi Everyone! I am new to this community and am very excited to be here. Last week, my husband and I adopted a 1.5 years old Pomeranian/ Terrier mix from a rescue/sanctuary. He was a stray found wandering the streets. When we first met him, he warmed up to me quickly, but was very nervous of my...
  2. Newfoundland or Rough Collie?

    Dog Breeds
    Hello, I am thinking of getting a dog in the future, not in the immediate future but possibly a few years from now. I have been doing research and I think I have narrowed my choices down to two: a Newfoundland or a Rough Collie. Now, initially I was set on getting a Newfie. I read that they...
  3. dog behavior after neutering

    Dog Health
    Hey guys , my mom has a new dog , he's a 8 months old Yorkshire terrier who's really friendly and affectionate but he bites ( playful) her feet all the time and he won't stop no matter what , which gets painful sometimes. also im moving in with my mom and i have a dog myself a Yorkshire...
  4. Is my my new dog clingy?

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello, I adopted a 9 month old puppy yesterday. They told me she is a mastiff/chocolate lab mix, but at 9 months shes 40 pounds so im not sure. I live in an apartment and can not have a dog that barks, I have not left her alone yet for a long time and want to know if you think she is likely to...
  5. New dog aggressive with old dog visiter

    General Dog Discussion
    In the past, my wife and I have visited our friends' house with our Golden Retriever (GR), a 5 years old neutered male. At the time, our friends did not have a dog but loved on our GR like he was their own. The GR, of course, left his scent in their house. So our friends adopt a shelter...
  6. Looking for recommendations

    Introductions
    Hi everyone, I am planning to get my first dog later this year (probably around May-June time) and would love some recommendations please. I currently live in aprox 55 sq m apartment, and the dog would have access to all of that. I have no garden/yard, however, there are large green spaces about...
  7. What to know for a first time dog owner

    New Additions
    So about three weeks ago I adopted my first dog (Tchaikovsky). I've never had any sort of pet in my life so I am completely new to this. I am sure that there is stuff I'm not thinking of that are important to helping my new dog have a wonderful happy life in my home. Tchai is a 1.5 year old male...
  8. got a new puppy! need pointers with old dog and crate training

    Puppy Help
    My dog Loki is a 2 yr old Australian Cattle dog, when he was a puppy i kennel trained him. now he sleeps with us and when he gets too hot he goes to his crate. I got a new puppy today and im not sure how to do the kennel training with the puppy. Is it okay if i leave her in the kennel while we...
  9. Adding 1yo female doodle to our current 2yo make doodle and 3 cats...?

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    Hello beautiful members of dog forum.:D Hope you're having a fantastic Friday, in the meantime I am flippin' pages of WWW trying to find all the best advice to this situation I am about to have soon. Here's the story: 2 years ago we got a golden doodle. He's a sassy snuggle bug who needs...
  10. Sudden aggression between 2 dog siblings

    Dog Training and Behavior
    I have 2 Rhodesian ridgebacks, male and female who are 8 years old and have been best buds for over 6 years since they became siblings. Recently, my grandmothers aggressive dog has been staying in our home and has attacked both of my dogs a few days ago. They have since been separated and do...
  11. Are they GOOD breeders?

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    Not sure if this is on the right category or not, I'm new here, hi! So I'm currently looking for breeders for one of my favorite breeds out there: the Alaskan malamute. If y'all havnt noticed, the breed isn't all that common. So it's quite hard to find one, nevermind find a good breeder that...
  12. New Great Dane puppy coming into the family. How do I introduce her to my other dogs?

    New Additions
    Hello! Next weekend I'm picking up my new Great Dane puppy, Phoebe, and I'm not sure how to introduce her to my other two Great Danes: Bella and Oscar. Background Information: Bella is an older dog, she is 9 years old. She used to be very friendly and playful but now she is aggressive because...
  13. New Dog Aggression

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    Hello! I'm new to this forum, so I'm sorry if this is repetitive/if I'm posting it in the wrong location. Just to give some context, I have two dogs at the moment. One is a six year old female we've had since she was a puppy, the other is a five year old male we just rescued. Both labs. The...
  14. Newly adopted dog issues

    Dog Training and Behavior
    I have been looking into adopting another dog for the last month or so after losing my best friend extremely suddenly back in November. She ended up with anti-freeze poisoning, and by the time we realized she was sick, it was far too late. (We still have no idea what happened. Our other dogs...
  15. Considering breed choice for new (big) dog (maybe a mastiff)

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    After considering all the costs, responsibilities and burdens of owning a dog, I have made the decision to get one of my own. I have considerable experience with dogs in general, having grown up with six of them in the house. Together with my mother I helped raise two labradors, two cocker...
  16. New dog into a established pack of 3

    New Additions
    My youngest sister randomly decided she didn't want her dog who has anxiety (from abuse before we got her) anymore at 9 PM last night, so I had to make the trip to get another crate and pick up the dog. She threatened to "let her run" or to "find a stranger" for her, which made me very upset...
  17. Rescue pees on EVERYTHING

    Dog Training and Behavior
    I have a 6 year old Bichon (Judge), a 6 year old Llasa/Shih tzu mix (Elvis, who we rescued three years ago) and Gus, our newest addition, a mixed breed cutie we rescued after he was abandoned in an apartment after his owners moved and left him alone. He was found after four days, and since my...
  18. My dog keeps barking and bashing at the backdoor, need advice.

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi, I recently adopted a 15 month old (approx) staffy, and at the pound he was very energetic and playful, but most importantly quiet. We were told he was raised previously as an outdoors dog and I intended to keep that tradition. However, we've let him inside a few times to stay out of the...
  19. New dog attacks old dog only when I am around...need training tips!

    Dog Training and Behavior
    We just adopted a new dog though the springer spaniel rescue that is 8 years old. We do not know much about her background other then she was brought in to the shelter 3 times, her original owner came back to her the first two times but not the third. Over all she is very sweet but whenever I...
  20. Does each dog need their own 'person'?

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    Hi All! My fiance and I just adopted our second pup from a shelter 4 days ago. She's an 8 month old lab mix, very affectionate, sweet, and calm (for her age). We've had Penny (our 5 year old doxy mix) for about 4 years, and she was a spoiled brat only dog. The dogs are doing pretty well for...
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