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  1. How tall will this 4 month old Puppy get?

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Hello everyone, Any suggestions / discussion about how tall I can expect this little guy to become? I think about adopting him, but am quite insecure about his size. He is said to be 4 months old, when that picture was uploaded mid october. Thanks!
  2. ISO: Advice on adopting after recent losses

    General Dog Forum
    So, I realize this is an intensely personal question and only my husband and myself can make the best decision we can for us, but I could really use some advice or stories or anything helpful regarding adopting a new dog after yours dies. Sebastian, the dog my husband and I adopted when we...
  3. New rescue owner

    Attention All New Members
    Hello everyone, I recently adopted a rescue dog (10 days ago) named Hazel. She is around 2 years old, incredibly sweet, house-trained and never barks. Eats and drinks fairly normally. Ideal for someone living in a townhome like myself. However, she also is incredibly timid. She has two spots...
  4. New Corgi Mix Mommy

    Attention All New Members
    Hello, This is my first time posting in a dog forum, as this is my first time being a full-fledged doggy mom. We adopted our 8 week old Corgi mix three days ago. This is a whole new experience for me (no kids before this). :wave:
  5. Adoption Requirements

    General Dog Forum
    I am thinking about adopting a dog and found one that I think would fit well in my household. I am 20 years old, and I looked all over the website but could not find any age restrictions. Do most shelters have an unwritten age, or is 20 old enough? In addition, the application asks if I have a...
  6. New Member Looking for Advice

    Attention All New Members
    Hi all, I recently filled out an adoption application for a dog who has had distemper and has a small tick. She is a 2 year old dachshund mix weighing 10 lbs. She had 8 puppies but they all passed away after catching distemper. She survived but now she has a tick due to the neurological damage...
  7. Little boy refuses birthday presents, raises 3K for shelter animals instead

    General Dog Forum
    What an inspiring story! Bravo young man! http://www.star-telegram.com/news/local/article55477700.html
  8. Ready to Adopt - Need some help please

    General Dog Forum
    Hi all - My beloved cat, Onyx, (1/2 Maine Coon & 1/2 Ragdoll) went over to the Rainbow Bridge last year. Onyx was my furbaby through and through. We were inseparable. I brought home a new kitten, full Maine Coon, a few months ago, hoping to find a similar love bug. However, although she is...
  9. Am I qualified to get a puppy?

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    So I want to get a German Shepherd puppy. I'll tell you about my current conditions and you tell me whether they're okay for the dog or not. Here's my problems: 1- My parents don't want one and they hate pets, for some nonsense religious reasons. 2- I can't let it live with me in our house...
  10. Any dog lovers living in Germany looking for a new pet?

    Dog Rescue Forum
    Moderator edit: Owner surrenders (or sales) are absolutely not allowed anywhere on this forum.
  11. Dog transport western Canada

    Off Topic
    Hi everyone! I am looking to find a service/people who could help us transport our family's new addition, Billy, from Alberta (Calgary) to BC (Vancouver Island). I have looked into services online, however they appear to focus on USA transportation only. Billy's current owner is finding it too...
  12. Aggressive Toy Dog? Medicate, Adopt or Put Down

    Attention All New Members
    A relative has a Shitzu type dog that has an aggressive side to eat. He is very protective of it's primary care giver, a senior man. He can be aggressive toward others and has bitten a neighbor and is currently under 10 day home quarantine. I had previously suggested they look for a medicine...
  13. Newly Adopted dog howling in apartment. Help!

    Dog Training Forum
    Hello! I adopted Olli about a month ago. Olli is a 10 year old beagle/chihuahua mix. From what I'm told, he was recently turned into a shelter because his family couldn't take care of him anymore. When we are together, I never hear a peep from him. Maybe some mild crying, but nothing...
  14. ISO Advice concerning new Rescue Dog

    Dog Rescue Forum
    My husband and I recently moved into a new house along with our 1.5 year-old female Italian Greyhound, Minnie. We decided to adopt a friend for Minnie, something we had been discussing for about 6 months. Approximately a week and a half ago, our new baby, Bugsy came to live with us. He is an...
  15. Puppy or Young Adult

    General Dog Forum
    Ok forum folks, I would greatly appreciate some solid, no-holds barred opinions! I have always had the belief that puppy is a safer way to start to ensure good foundations regarding training and temperament for my family. However I am constantly hearing otherwise. Barring political correctness...
  16. Adoption Application Denied! Please Chime In...

    General Dog Forum
    Hello from the dogforum newbie, I have been actively looking to add a new member to our family. I have grown up with dogs when I was a kid. However this will be the first time having a dog as an adult. With my wife, 4-year old daughter and 14-year old cat, we are very eager to have a new...
  17. Dog vs. Boyfriend! Help!!!!!

    General Dog Forum
    A good friend of mine works as a vet tech and a 2 month old baby chipin was brought in with broken legs from abuse. He needed major orthopedic surgery and no one could watch him after. His new family couldn't take him until the next week. I agreed to foster him since I'm just about the biggest...
  18. Is It Selfish?

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Well im in high school, about to be a sophomore and i would really like to adopt a dog. I live in an apartment, and no its not tiny so the dog will have plenty of room to walk around, stretch its limbs, do basic things. And the apartment is next to a park, so walking the dog wont be a problem...
  19. This one is Corgi and .....?

    General Dog Forum
    Here is a 2 yr old dropped off at a kill shelter in San Antonio. I finally figured out how to post the other that is White Border Collie and .... ? 9 months old. It has a sister also up for adoption. We can take two dogs out of the three. We are great at spending time and giving...
  20. 7 Year Old Rescue Shiba Inu Questions

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Hello: My wife and I just rescued a 7 year old Shiba from the shelter. It's only been 3 days since we've had her, but she's made so much progress in some areas, and not so much in others. Before she was at the shelter, she was in a crate for at least 12 hours a day. I'm not sure if this gave...