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  1. ¿How to deal with Westies prey drive?

    New Additions
    Hey everybody, I'm so thankful for this forum rn!! A member of my family came to visit me this week, and I told her I was looking for the right puppy to bring home but hadn't had the time to do it (bc of some issues). So a few days ago out of the blue she brings to my apartment a Westie and...
  2. Experience with Ratting-Type Terriers

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi, all! I apologize as this post will likely be long-winded, please bare with me. About a year and half ago, I adopted Zarya, a then 12-week old "lab mix" from a local rescue. She has since grown to be a 25 pound terrier mix, my best guess is a Patterdale / Jack Russell Mix. Being that I was...
  3. High prey drive making walks a nightmare!

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello all, My newish dog (had her about 3 months now) has been settling in amazingly. She's an ex-hunting dog (we think...) from Spain. Podenco mix. She's quick to learn and nice and relaxed in the house. But the second we're outside, she switches to predator mode! Ears up, tail up...
  4. Prey Drive - Hunting dogs

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello all, I have been reading a lot and haven't had much success finding good help so I have a question for you guys! If you can refer me to another page or give some advice that would be great. -background info on Moose and Hondo- I have two 1 year old half Coonhound/half Catahoulla (they...
  5. So you Want a High Prey Dog

    Puppy Help
    Since the clock is rolled back again, and I am going through this stuff fresh again, I thought I would give a quick overview of the High Prey High Energy puppy, for anyone thinking of making this choice for their next dog, or newer inexperienced dog owners who think "OH I Can Handle it". I...