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  1. New dog, first time introducing cat did not go so well... how to save it?

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Hello, I recently got a 2 year old Malamute/Husky mix in a re-homing situation. I'm currently 17 and living with two parents and a 1 year old Ragdoll cat. The first time they met was complicated, to say the least. I had to go to class right after the long road trip home and I was not there to...
  2. Just rescued a blind 10 year old poodle mix

    Attention All New Members
    A little over a week ago, I saw a story about a blind little dog at a kill shelter near Los Angeles. He had been neglected and was so matted all of the hair had to be removed from his body. He weighed little over 6 pounds and his spine could be seen thru the skin on his back. I live in Ohio...
  3. Trying to get my dog to get along with family cat

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    I've posted before about my mid-sized schnauzer, Deagan. He's around 9 years old now and recently, I have been trying to get him to get along with a family cat that we have to take care of. My mother who usually takes care of the cat is on vacation out of the country so the cat is living with us...
  4. puppy + cat = AH! help!

    General Dog Forum
    we got our puppy bandit a week ago today (yay! already seeing progress thanks to help from this forum plus patience and time). The one issue we've just been kind of "winging" is getting him and our cat to coexist. Our cat is also a rescue, and is a somewhat laid back, attention-loving calico...
  5. Please explain this behaviour?

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    We very recently adopted a 2 year old Rat-Cha. He will occasionally growl quietly at my 4 year old daughter if she comes near while he's got one of his toys (ex. antler-chew). He does not do this when she is near his food. Is this a sign of aggression or guarding? (note: he doesn't do this to...
  6. When Cat meets Dog

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    I am going to be getting a scottish collie here soon and I was wondering if there are any tips/ suggestion for introducing a cat to a dog? Now, the cat that I have is used to other animals (cats only). And, in the past, introducing two cats is a fairly simple process. (Just make sure that they...