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This is where you can post if you are new to owning a pet dog. Your basic questions about house training and other simple subjects should be posted here.
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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Enough With The Potty Threads!

    I have noticed that you don't even have to search for potty training threads because there are so many of them!! It clogs the board and it doesn't...

    Started by Active Dog, 12-21-2010 12:20 AM
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    1 2 3 ... 6
    • Replies: 114
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    07-31-2015 11:15 PM Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Teaching Bite Inhibition

    The Bite Stops Here Dogs in Canada Annual, 1991 Puppies should be encouraged to play-bite so you can teach them when to stop. By Dr. Ian...

    Started by cshellenberger, 05-10-2007 07:50 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 543
    02-09-2011 04:59 PM Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Things We Wish Everyone Knew Before They Get A Dog

    This is an idea I got from RonE on another thread. The ideas below are RoneE's. What can you add to the list? Dogs bark. They bark more when...

    Started by Elana55, 01-04-2009 01:45 PM
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    06-03-2010 05:13 AM Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Everything you want to know about Puppies!!!

    If you have a new puppy, you know already that they like to chew. Not only do puppies LIKE to chew, they really NEED to chew. Chewing is more than...

    Started by RedyreRottweilers, 12-17-2006 02:31 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    05-19-2007 01:43 PM Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: Housetraining How To.....

    House Training House training your dog is simple if you follow a few basic rules. 1) The puppy must have NO time unsupervised in your home....

    Started by RedyreRottweilers, 12-26-2006 05:07 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    12-26-2006 05:07 PM Go to last post
  1. New puppy owner! Can't figure out my dogs breed?

    So today my puppys fourth day in her home. She is 3 months. I can't figure out her breed, she's mixed and someone told me she was a Puggle, but I...

    Started by Carolina29, 11-24-2015 09:39 PM
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    Today 03:26 PM Go to last post
  2. Ruff Love by Susan Garrett

    I'm working off the Ruff Love dog training framework by Susan Garrett. That means NILF for everything. 1. Every single meal is fed by hand...

    Started by doodler, 11-08-2015 01:34 PM
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    Today 03:06 PM Go to last post
  3. New England Winters and Warm Puppies?

    Sooo Kaya will be 9 months when we get our first snow probably. She is 35-40 lbs, short haired border collie mix (longer than lab fur though). She's...

    Started by KayaScout, 11-25-2015 04:46 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 101
    Today 12:18 PM Go to last post
  4. Talking a few questions about having a husky...

    in late September, my family adopted a neutered male husky who is almost a year old. we as a family have never had a dog before, but my parents did...

    Started by nikkothesibe, 11-22-2015 11:25 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 211
    Today 12:56 AM Go to last post
  5. First Time Pup Owner!

    I am a proud owner of a 6 week old miniature schnauzer named Lyla! She is very cute and have had her for almost a week now! I am on this site to...

    Started by mooshomax, 11-23-2015 10:46 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 328
    11-25-2015 11:10 AM Go to last post
  6. Spaying and House Training

    Our 6 month old puppy was spayed 10 days ago (stitches come out today, yay!) and, since then, we've had some issues with her house training. ...

    Started by jpree, 11-23-2015 03:06 PM
    house trained, nightime, spaying, whining night
    • Replies: 2
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    11-24-2015 05:53 PM Go to last post
  7. Unhappy Need Advice: My Dog Bites Other Dogs Ears/Face/Collars and Playing Escalates

    Hi, I know many of you have a lot of experience with dogs and I hope you can help me with this. I really appreciate your advice! The post is long...

    Started by Lucy, 11-22-2015 09:12 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 285
    11-24-2015 08:53 AM Go to last post
  8. What to look for when meeting an adult dog for potential adoption?

    If anyone knows of good resources for how to assess an adult dog, please share? I hope to meet several adult aussies (mini and standard) in the next...

    Started by Alplily, 11-15-2015 11:37 AM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 391
    11-23-2015 11:21 AM Go to last post
  9. Puppy whining for attention

    Hi all, we are first time dog owners trying to do things.right with our first pup (cocker spaniel) We have had her almost 3 weeks and she is 12...

    Started by BELLAMUM, 11-22-2015 06:08 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 140
    11-23-2015 10:52 AM Go to last post
  10. Anyone get a kitten (Devon Rex) while raising their puppy?

    We're thinking of getting a Devon Rex kitten. This breed is known to be very friendly and dog-compatible. Just curious if anyone has experience...

    Started by doodler, 11-22-2015 04:41 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 163
    11-23-2015 08:04 AM Go to last post
  11. Our brand new puppy won't stop whining at night! What should we do?

    My roommate recently adopted a pup, eight weeks old. When left alone for any amount of time he screams and wails, and almost cackles like a hyena...

    Started by CheshireCatSmiles, 11-20-2015 08:40 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 225
    11-21-2015 08:20 AM Go to last post
  12. Anxiety and compulsive chewing

    Any advice on this? We've had to start crating our 8mo puppy for his own safety because he eats EVERYTHING. He shreds and consumes every bed,...

    Started by Linkelly, 11-18-2015 11:49 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 234
    11-20-2015 10:36 PM Go to last post
  13. First Nights With A New Puppy

    I'll be bringing home my Labrador Retriever puppy in about 4 weeks. And I want to be ready early. For the first few nights, would I have to take her...

    Started by Sarazz, 11-16-2015 07:29 PM
    advice, house breaking adivice, puppy
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 273
    11-20-2015 07:44 PM Go to last post
  14. attempting to jump fence

    I have a concrete area and on one side is a 5 foot rock wall, as straight vertical as a rock wall can be, and this shiba inu (she's a guest dog I...

    Started by xuehua, 11-19-2015 04:00 PM
    jumping fence
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 139
    11-20-2015 11:44 AM Go to last post
  15. Ex Pen and Heavy Chewer

    So I've seen some info about ex pens and I've kind of written them off at this point but ideally, it would be a good step in between being crated...

    Started by KayaScout, 11-19-2015 04:17 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 132
    11-20-2015 09:37 AM Go to last post
  16. Biting new harness, ideas?

    So we are fostering our first dog, he has a problem pulling on walks when excited, and in times of extreme excitement he can get a bit tough to...

    Started by mgftp, 11-19-2015 08:12 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 133
    11-20-2015 08:54 AM Go to last post
  17. New Pups Behavior

    So I bought my first house and decided to add a four legged friend to my small family. He has been great. Ruger. 24 lbs, aprox 15 weeks old. He was a...

    Started by mboro88, 11-16-2015 09:04 PM
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    • Views: 554
    11-18-2015 02:13 PM Go to last post
  18. Kongs!

    So I heard the Kong is probably the most essential toy to get. My female lab puppy will be coming home at 9 weeks old. I was looking at the different...

    Started by Sarazz, 11-16-2015 08:05 PM
    kong, time, toy
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 260
    11-18-2015 01:42 AM Go to last post
  19. 6 month puppy mom woes.

    This is more just a cry for solidarity than a cry for help. I had a good today with my puppy and so I'm feeling gracious. :relaxed: I adopted my...

    Started by DaniEdge, 09-26-2015 07:44 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 578
    11-17-2015 12:04 PM Go to last post
  20. Regressing with Potty Training! Rebellious stage or something else...

    Hello Friends, I once again turn to the wealth of knowledge on this forum for any input, advice, or comments you may have. Problem: Dog...

    Started by GoldenWA, 11-15-2015 01:35 AM
    house training, pee inside, potty training problem, regression, urinating inside
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 248
    11-16-2015 11:16 AM Go to last post

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