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  1. Training and Behavior Stickies
    We just rescued a 3yo Border Collie/Aussie. We were warned he has "resource aggression" and was given up because he bit a child very severely. We have some experience with dog training and hoped we could teach him manners and give him a loving home. He is a moderately energetic dog but we have...
  2. Dog Training and Behavior
    as of 4 days ago, i'm the proud mom of an adorable staffordshire mix. She is 5 months old, and was a confiscation from someone. Her past is unknown to me. However it is clear from her many behaviors, she has 0 sense of discipline, 0 sense of consequences, and thinks that everything is play. She...
  3. General Dog Discussion
    Hello! I am new to the group, joined because I want to discuss something with fellow dog lovers. I have worked at a doggy daycare, vet office, dog walking, fostered, volunteered, if it has to do with dogs I have done it pretty much. Do to COVID 19 I am out of a job but still have a steady income...
  4. New Additions
    Hello, First time poster! Thank you if you decide to comment with any advice or tip bits! I got Lupa (a 2 year old Husky, Australian Shepherd, and German Shepherd mix) 8 months ago from a local shelter here in Indiana. I do not know her background, except that she has been returned twice. At...
  5. Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello! I am having really bad behavior problems with my dog, Jasmine to the point where I'm desperate and starting to feel hopeless. Just a little history on her... She is a miniature schnauzer. I found her left alone on the streets in the winter of 2015. I took her to the vet and discovered...
  6. General Dog Discussion
    Zeus is our in house Cookie Monster, always ready for a treat, hopping like a kangaroo or a rabbit for it and owning a bloodhound's nose to find wherever liver treats are hiding. A handsome boy he is too, clad in a perfect coat, an amazing tail wagger, a great walker, polite with neared peers...
  7. Introductions
    Hi everyone - so nice to meet all of you! Please take a few minutes to share and read Blue's story. Let's work together to save him! Edited by moderator to remove link to fundraising
  8. Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi guys! I recently just found a young dog on my way to work one morning and now he is very attached to me, already. He's a jack russell terrier mix and they suspect he is not even a year old yet. We also think he has been abused. He is scared of his own shadow, but he is very sweet and such a...
  9. New Additions
    Hi - first time poster but getting desperate for advice. Basically about three weeks ago we rescued an 18 month old male schnauzer Oscar from people who could no longer care for him, we already had a female schnauzer of 18 months old who needed the companionship so Oscar is the second dog in...
  10. Introductions
    Hello :D My name is Edgar, we have a little yorkiepoo named Gracie who we adopted when she was 8. She is hilarious, hard-headed, and wicked smart. We love hanging out and throwing the ball. My wife and I decided to write a children's book about Gracie and her rescue story as a celebration of...
  11. Dog Training and Behavior
    Hey friends, About a month ago, my partner and I rescued our two year old shih tzu. He was in an abusive situation where the owner was hoarding dogs and was missing an eye before animal services got him. Long story short, this dog has known company around him at all times, quite possibly since...
  12. Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi, I have two dogs that we adopted from a rescue within the last few months. The second dog we adopted is a GSD mix female who helps our first dog with her pent up energy in the house. We call her a therapy dog for our first dog because she is so chill and just takes all of the silliness from...
  13. Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi all, Our dog we adopted in February was very sick with 3 rare tick diseases (for our area) for months and months, and we were finally able to eradicate the infections after working with a number of professionals. Our sweet, quiet, subdued girl has become a new dog! LOTS more energy, animated...
  14. Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi~ Thank you in advance for any help you can provide. I rescued a dog from a reputable small breed rescue that I have adopted from before. However, this particular dog came right from his bad home situation almost directly to me with a brief stop for 48 hours with a foster to be...
  15. Introductions
    Hello, I have never joined a dog forum before and have been dealing with a few concerns so I thought why not be a part of a community of dog lovers! I mean, I need somewhere to gush about Lance, right? My name is Jenn and before Lance I had only ever had one dog. His name was Sparky and I grew...
  16. Dog Training and Behavior
    We have a rescue. 1/2 Beagle, 1/2 jack Russell Terrier. When we are present he is amazing. Calm, cuddles, etc. 1 year after we got him, he started eating our couches while we are at work. He's eaten rugs, and nw he's graduated to ripping off the baseboards in a home we rent. This is what we've...
  17. Dog Breeds
    We adopted Sebastian in June and he’s been the perfect addition to our lives. He’s very calm and sometimes we forget he’s still just a puppy. He’s a very fast learner, eager to please, and a great listener. He loves being outside, even in very cold weather. Right now he’s 42 pounds. We are...
  18. Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi everyone, A week ago I adopted an incredibly sweet 7 month old rescue. Even though he's not that old yet, he has been severely abused and is very distrusting of people. He was imported two weeks before I adopted him and he came in with his brothers and sister. He is great with dogs, but just...
  19. Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi, I'm new here, and I need help! My husband and I adopted a gorgeous sweet mutt from the local shelter about a month ago. She's about 40 pounds, and the shelter said she was about 1 year old and some kind of hound/lab mix (although she looks more like a hound/german shepherd mix based on her...
  20. New Additions
    I'll apologize in advance for the lengthy post but I'm at my wits end and feel like I've tried everything. I want to preface by saying Charlie isn't going anywhere. My goal here is to get input and there's no way he's going back to the shelter. A year ago, my husband and I adopted Charlie. We...
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