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  1. New puppy...long nights!

    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...
  2. New well behavior puppy but I'm anxious & tearful

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    I got a 12-week old puppy yesterday who is very well behaved (For a puppy) so must have had good foster care. Whines a bit in the crate but doesn't bark. A couple minor messes inside but she gone outside too. Was happy to bring her home & play with her yesterday but found myself extremely...
  3. I'm not sure how to stop this aggression

    Dog Training and Behavior
    I have a 2 year old mixed breed dog that I have had since he was 7 weeks old. In the first year or so of his life he was super friendly to other dogs. The dogs that he was ok with then, he is still ok with now. But within the last few months when we see another dog he loses his mind. It's not...
  4. Feeling Overwhelmed with Puppy (Sorry, I know this is a common topic)

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    Hi All, I'm posting here as a last resort. I'm 21 years old and just graduated college. The past year I've been preparing for a GSD puppy. I bought the crate, an xpen, treats, toys, and countless training books. Literally my idea of fun was watching positive training videos on YouTube. I...
  5. Having serious second thoughts about my new puppy

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    I am having some serious second thoughts about my new puppy. First some background; my boyfriend and I have been talking for months about getting a puppy/dog. We were really wanting to adopt from a shelter but were not closed off to looking at breeders or just people whose dog had a litter and...
  6. New Owner Feeling VERY TIRED and a bit OVERWHELMED.

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    Hi guys I'm New here my name is Dave. I stumbled upon this site whilst looking for ways to help my puppy sleep, Her name is Sasha she is a 9 week old Hungarian Vislar. I'm pretty sure i am doing as much as i can right as my wife doesn't want to crate train our dog as we have an area which we...
  7. Thinking about returning my puppy to the breeder - is the right choice??

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    I'm 24 years old, recently moved out on my own, have two male adult cats. I grew up around dogs and cats. My apartment building allows small dogs, and my mother has a shih tzu that I adore. I thought it would be a good move for me to get a dog too, since I spend a lot of time at home. I'm...