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  1. Adopted a dog but I'm not ready

    Attention All New Members
    I recently adopted a dog (pit bull, not that it matters) from a shelter I volunteer at. I have only had him for a week now but after getting him home I realized I was so caught up of the idea of saving this little guy I didn't think of all the day to day attention he would require. I learned he...
  2. Baxter! Training Issues?

    Dog Training Forum
    Hi All, I am so glad I found this great forum. I adopted Baxter two weeks ago from Animal Control. When I first got him he had kennel cough, but was house trained! He never had an accident in his crate! In the past three days he has had numerous accidents (only pee); I am not sure if this is...
  3. Adopted Wheaten scared of everything!

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Hello, This is my first post outside of the new members access area. My wife and I just adopted Sal from a breeder. Sal is a soft coated wheaten terrier, is about 40 lbs and is a few months over 2 years old. He was up for adoption because he would not breed with the other females the breeder...
  4. New and stressed out...

    Attention All New Members
    Hi everyone! I'm new here and trying to help out my boyfriend who just rescued a dog this past weekend. He's beyond stresses out and talking about finding the dog a new home (he came from a high kill shelter.). All we know is that he was found in a park. The shelter said he was a 2 year old...
  5. Newly adopted, first time owner

    Dog Rescue Forum
    We just adopted a Border Collie Lab mix, Daeviny, she is about 8 months old and was transported from TN to ME this past weekend. I've been in contact with the shelter that she was from because this is the first dog I've ever had. I was aware that there would be a period of adjustment and she...
  6. Unknown breed, newly adopted doggy with issues, please help

    General Dog Forum
    While at the dog park on Sunday, an older gentlemen came in with 3 dogs. One (Winston) immediately took to following me around. The man told me that he was looking to get rid of the dog since he had recently been diagnosed with cancer and 3 dogs were too much to handle. The dog is apparently 9...
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