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  1. ESA for Misophonia and Mild OCD

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Good evening everybody! I know people online can not give me an official diagnosis, but if any of you could kindly give me some direction, that would be extremely appreciated. I am a college freshman living on campus, and within the past months, my misophonia has gotten worse (self-diagnosed...
  2. First time Border Collie owner

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Hello! I got a Border Collie puppy about 8 months ago from a woman off of craigslist who needed to rehome her so I unfortunately have no info on the breeder or the parents but she is turning out to be an amazingly well rounded dog. This is my first BC and first dog to own on my own, so any...
  3. Watery Stool after Neutering

    Dog Health Questions
    Hi there, My 9 month old Corgi mix baby just got neutered this week. It was supposed to happen two months ago, but the adoption agency kept "forgetting" to send the certificate needed by the Vet. But, that's a whole different story. So, he was Neutered, and had no issues during surgery. He was...
  4. Death of a furbaby- Advice

    General Dog Forum
    We rescued a sweet senior dog named Patches almost 3 years ago, not long ago we found out that he had cancer. He passed away just days before his surgery was scheduled. The loss has been very hard on all of us, one of the kids especially, she keeps crying that home doesn't feel like home anymore...
  5. New Puppy - Advice for pup and myself

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Hi there! My husband and I just got out first puppy together. We've had dogs as kids, but this is our first pup we are raising on our own. We've wanted a pup for a long time, and we finally got our little Brussels Griffon (Marty) two days ago. He's 2 months old. So far, here are the good...
  6. How long is too long in a crate for a pup?

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    My dog Lincoln, now 7 weeks is in the process of being house/crate trained. His days look something like this - 6 am Food water, free reign playing in the house for an hour or so while I get ready for work, 7:15 am potty break before I leave to work and then into the crate he goes. I get home...
  7. Breed Questions

    General Dog Forum
    The breeder that I got my dog from breeds labs and labs only. However, her neighbors great Dane jumped her fence and got her lab pregnant. Thus, creating a litter of Labradanes. Lincoln is a lot smaller than I thought he would be which has created a bit of confusion. I am now having a hard time...
  8. Biting 4 month old Corgi Mix

    Dog Training Forum
    Hello there, I have had our little boy for over a month now. When he came to us; he was very bitey. He would bite furniture, his collar, his bed, bowls, and us. I chocked it up to young puppy behavior, but also made sure to try the "yelping method", and the "ignoring/timeout method consistently...
  9. Question about Lab Breeders...

    General Dog Forum
    With the sudden loss of my dog I've started the process of finding a new dog. Not immediately, but I'm finding focusing on finding a breeder/researching is helping me cope. Anyways, I've decided on getting a lab. Now where I live there are tons of lab breeders. My question is though, are people...
  10. 9 week old Collie-Stiff back legs

    Dog Health Questions
    Hi Everyone, We have only had our Collie a week and are still trying to get him used to the house. I worry about him because his back legs seem stiff. We have Laminate floors and we are getting some rugs ASAP for the little guy to run on. I worry about him because he will play hard and slip. We...
  11. Help/Advice needed urgently

    Attention All New Members
    Hello, My dog of 1 year and 6 months, Had found a battery some hours ago, No idea how he got it, But he did, Im extremely worried about him, Hes eating and drinking & sleeping too, But Im still worried as he burps or throws up a little after drinking milk (which I gave him as soon as I found out...
  12. Hello. My dog drank pond water. Is vomiting and I need advice.

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    I was only able to post in this section. My dog has been vomiting for about 8 hours since drinking pond water. Her gums are not incredibly sticky. She has been sort of foaming at the mouth and puking up clear liquid/ water and lots of flem. Her gums look pink and a blackish color which I...
  13. First Nights With A New Puppy

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    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 out every 2 hours so she can do her business? But I've seen other websites and books that says to let her go right before bed, have her hold it...
  14. Just looked at my future lab puppy

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    Hey everyone, so im the new one here. :) I just went to the breeder I'm getting my Labrador Retriever puppy at. And I found lovely puppies. So I chose the one I wanted, the dark green collar one ;). But im just wondering if its normal for her to sleep a lot. She wasn't too energetic when I first...
  15. UPDATE on my new Malinois Mix Puppy and Training Questions!

    Dog Training Forum
    Hi again everyone, I posted a month or so back regarding what type of puppy to get :) Here's an update! First off, I know a LOT of people said not to get a mal mix and instead to get a poodle...take note I DID take your advice into consideration but everyone has different tastes and mine just...
  16. New member with papillion mix issues

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    Hi! We have a papillion mix...possible border collie or sheltie mix as her other half... We got her from a family that was moving and couldn't take her with them. She was about 6-7 months when we got her and were told she would be a year old this past March 1st. She was basically ignored by the...
  17. Hello!

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    My name is Amanda. My boyfriend and I just bought a house, and after a lot of discussion, we decided to bring a puppy into our new household with us. So in came Kuno; our precious German Shepherd baby. He's seven weeks old, and he's a huge handful already, but we love him more than anything...
  18. I can't do it anymore.

    Dog Training Forum
    BeaglexBassett Hound. What a horrible combination. My family recently pulled a dog from the Animal Shelter, and am fostering him for a rescue. He's BeaglexBassett, with a ton of frustration in there. We just plain can't stand him. This dog is seriously impossible. He has the greatest...
  19. Hi Everyone! Advice needed for previously abused puppy

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    First post for a first time dog owner. While I'm a novice owner, my dad trained competition dogs as a hobby while I was growing up, so I'm not completely ignorant to the ways of training a good & confident dog. I adopted Trinity, a mostly boxer & I think some pit mix from a local rescue on...
  20. First Time PAPILLON owner!

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    This is Bella, she's 2 yrs old. I adopted her yesterday from a lady who could no longer care for her due to a new job. She is still adjusting to her new home considering she's only been here a day. She hasn't eaten any of her dog food that was sent with her (it's the kind she's always had...
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