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  1. Introductions
    Hello everyone! I'm so happy to be here! My partner and I have a male 9 year old Heeler/Terrier mix named Petey, who is wonderful. Smart, funny, came to us as a rescue when he was three months old (we had a 9 year old rescued Yellow Lab at the time, so he had a good teacher). Petey has been an...
  2. New Additions
    Hey there, hoping you guys can help. My sister's dog recently had a litter and she picked one out that she thought she wanted to keep. Well, the puppies are four weeks old now and she's starting to handle them more to make sure they are well socialized before they go to their new homes. The...
  3. Introductions
    Hi I love my new puppy! she is fun and a quick learner. I got her at 10weeks and have had her a week She knows sit! some advice please: 1)I have started taking her on the lead around the block but she pulls away from me in excitment. should i start as i mean to go on and starting traingin...
  4. Introductions
    Hi everyone! I am new to this forum and would love some advice on life with our new puppy. Last week we adopted a 2 month old Shihtzu mix, Luna. She is a sweet, funny little thing who is pretty good during the day as long as she is constantly monitored, we are making our way through potty...
  5. New Additions
    When we first picked up Moxie we had a 20 hour drive back to our home on Magnetic Island here in Australia. I didn't know what to expect having such a new puppy in the car with us for that long. We split the drive up into 3 long days and honestly she was a dream. She never urinated or went potty...
  6. Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi! I've been living my with boyfriend and his dog, Rocko, for a year. Rocko is an almost 2 year old 40 lb mutt (Wisdom panel said staffy, German shepherd, and chihuahua). He is a sweet boy, but is incredibly toy driven, to the point of being obsessive, and has shown other obsessive behaviors...
  7. New Additions
    WOW I need some help. My husband really was excited to bring home a Great Pyrannese puppy as a friend for my 1 year old Lab-pit mix. I know we're only on day 2, but I'm starting to get extremely let down. I have never introduced a puppy to an adult dog and I don't know what to expect/what is...
  8. New Additions
    My dog of 12 years died rather unexpectedly from a seizure in my arms one afternoon while laying on the couch with me. Since then I think I took it the hardest out of everyone in the family. It took everyone maybe 3 months to really get over the loss took me more like 7. I couldn't even talk...
  9. Introductions
    Hi there critter parents, My name is Jen and my family adopted a beautiful boxer puppy about 10 years ago and a Pomeranian puppy about 1 year ago. My old boxer girl's name is Gigi and she's a gentle yet protective giant. She's starting to show her age these past few months, but is still as...
  10. New Additions
    Hi all, This is my new puppy Remy. He is a rescue, estimated at 3-4 months old by the vet. He was listed as a Australian Shepherd/Border Collie mix, which the vet agrees with. However, he has some abnormalities and people have pointed to his facial coloring to indicate that he might be a...
  11. Dog Pictures and Videos
    :D Shmee likes to bite, He wines at night in his crate, and he has tons of energy already. Most of all, he likes to sleep. I make short films and adverts but I love making personal films more than anything. I made this video of him asleep, dreaming. I hope you like it I made the music too so...
  12. New Additions
    Shmee likes to bite, He wines at night in his crate, and he has tons of energy already. Most of all, he likes to sleep. I make short films and adverts but I love making personal films more than anything. I made this video of him asleep, dreaming. I hope you like it :) I made the music too so...
  13. Dog Training and Behavior
    Sorry this is so long but I'm very overwhelmed and neither my husband and I know how to proceed as we have been given conflicting suggestions since we got the new puppy. My husband and I are on opposite shifts, 1st and 3rd. To give some background. My husband and I purchased a pure bred...
  14. Dog Health
    I think my puppy is constipated. training is going well and he is doing his business outside, but he is straining so hard? and then he only manages to push one out? what can I do? my friend says give him veggies but idk if I should because all the articles on the internet tell me to call the...
  15. Puppy Help
    Hi, I would love it, if you guys would give me some feedback on my 13 week old puppy's daily routine, and maybe share your experience w. returning puppy blues. Daily routine 06.30 - 06:35/40 - Toilet trip 06:40 - 07:15 Morning walk with integrated kibble search to prevent overdoing it:)...
  16. New Additions
    Hey guys, I'm a 23 year old single male. I spend a lot of time fishing and outdoors and over at my parent's house with their Maltese and my little sister's Peekapoo. I'm the only one in the family without a dog/puppy, and upon graduating my sister has been looking into getting me a puppy. this...
  17. Dog Training and Behavior
    I have two 9 month old male chihuahua/dachshund mix dogs from the same litter. They are both fixed and I have never had any behavioral issues with them. We often go to the dog park and play with my friend's dog. My friend recently got a new Shepard/lab mix who is about 10 weeks old. One of my...
  18. Housetraining
    A week ago I rescued a 6 month old shar pei/lab mix from a shelter. She's very shy but I see progresses being make. (I taught her to sit already!) I try to take her outside at least once an hour or after the major things like food or water. She doesn't even sniff at the ground though. The other...
  19. Puppy Help
    I recently got a 5 1/2 month old Mini Aussie puppy. I already have a cocker spaniel who is almost a year and a half old. Although there are plenty of balls and toys around the house, Penny (the cocker) will NOT share with Zelda (Aussie). If I throw a ball for Penny and then for Zelda at the same...
  20. General Dog Discussion
    We are considering adopting a Golden Retriever or Golden Mix Puppy in the next few months. We have a 7 yr old spayed female dog, Licorice, currently, who we have had since she was 8 weeks. We think she is mostly a German Shepard/ Corgi mix. Licorice is generally good with other dogs, but she...
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