Dog Forum banner

new owner

  1. We would love him 3000. But will he love us?

    New Additions
    First of all : Hi, im new to this forum. My name is Dylan and i am (thinking of??) going to buy a dog. I live in The Netherlands , so behold grammar mistakes :) Me and my partner are thinking of buying a dog. Before we do, I want to get as much info as I want and need. So besides this forum I...
  2. What dog should I get?

    Off Topic Discussion
    Me and my family finally decided to get a dog. For the spring and summer seasons we live on our countryside house, with a pretty big front yard. In fall and winter we go to our apartment in the city (it is a pretty roomy apartment). We are looking for a dog that doesn't smell that much, likes...
  3. How to help rescued dog who can be aggressive to strangers!!!

    New Additions
    Good afternoon guys, I ran into this forum and I'm hoping I can find some help. I rescued a female dog from a shelter, she took a while to warm up to me and actually pay attention to me but nonetheless she's been amazing. I rescued her when she was 9 months old, I was told that she had a warning...
  4. First time dog owner needs help potty training

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Ok so my family and I have had a dog for about 1 year. Since the beginning we have been taking him outside and giving him treats when he goes and such but it is not working. For a while he is only allowed in the kitchen because of these accidents but recently we have opened him up to roaming...
  5. where the heck can I get a dog in MA?

    New Additions
    hi! I moved to the U.S with my family 5 years ago and finally settled enough to own a dog, the problems are: 1.tried to look for dogs in a shelter but most of them are pitbulls and I have really bad experiences with pitbulls (not trying to generalize but its traumatic) 2.went to a pet store and...
  6. healthiest treats for training/and training methods for a puppy?

    Dog Food
    Hello, I'm new to dog forums, forums in general, please bear with me. I have a 3 month old maltipoo. We (my bf and I) have been training her since we got her (a month ago) but we've been using plain, unseasoned turkey. Training as in sit, stay, lay down and using the potty pads. The turkey has...
  7. Extreme excitement in our new dog

    Dog Training and Behavior
    We have two dogs, one is a german shepherd mix and the other is a lab mix. The shepherd is around 8 years old and she's a dream come true when it comes to most behaviour. Jack is our lab mix, he's nearly two years old and we only just got him from the shelter last September. For the most part...
  8. Rescue dog won my heart

    Dog Stories
    I've never been a dog owner, I've always been partial to cats. My fiancé and I went strolling on in to Petsmart in January this year to buy cat food for our cat, and what do we see in the middle of the store but the local pet rescue organization and 6-7 dogs made available for adoption. One...
  9. First time puppy owner - desperate for potty training advice!

    Housetraining
    To get it all out in the open... I'm 21 and my boyfriend is 25. We live in an apartment and both have full time jobs. I know some people would ask why I adopted an 8 week old puppy but we rescued him and we knew we could give him a better home that what he had (we both come home on our lunches)...
  10. spitz puppy(7 weeks) aggression, over excitement, biting, running, separation prob

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello, first thanks for reading and helping me and my little puppy, his name is Ted, I got him when he was 6 weeks old from a Breeder, I didn't really knew that 6 weeks is to young and wrong to get him away from his mother and the breeder didn't mention anything about it, instead he encourage...
  11. i need help choosing a first dog

    Dog Breeds
    All my life i have wanted a dog, but for various reasons couldnt have one, now that it is possible at last i am not very sure of what kind of dog i want. I am 17 and will be leaving for college in a year, i wanted a cuddly affectionate breed to stay with me while i watch tv and while i am...
  12. Picking dog pls help!!!

    New Additions
    Hello guys i just registred.Im from greece so sry for my bad english!!I want help becouse i cant decide about buying a dog.The breeds that im looking to buy are Labrador retriever or belgian sheepdog (groenandael).Can you tell by your experience the characteristics of the dogs.And i found a...
  13. 2 living locations confusing to a new puppy?

    Puppy Help
    Hi there, I'm new here and looking to bring home a new Schnauzer puppy from a litter due in December (lots of time for research)! I live in a condo (first floor so letting out is easy!) and work full time across the city. I will be gone from approximately 7 until 5:30 most days. I also have...
  14. Help needed for newbie please!!!

    General Dog Discussion
    I adopted a small cross breed terrier (Yorkie,Border,Jack) 9 days ago, from a rescue centre. He appeared to settle remarkably well,getting a lot of love and attention, and ok with my two elderly cats. He was fine to walk,although pulling, and had a really good long walk on day 6.He was let off...
Top