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  1. Dog just guessing?

    Attention All New Members
    We have a one and a half year old chocolate lab. She seems to pick up on new commands very quickly. But when it comes to giving her a command outside of training sessions she seems to be guessing. I might say "beg" and she will sit, then lay down, then try to shake my hand, then finally beg. It...
  2. Litter Retraining for Adult Dog

    Dog Training Forum
    Hello all :) I just recently joined this forum and have decided to post for the first time since quite frankly I'm completely confused on how to handle the situation I'm in. I have two dogs, Russian Samoyeds, around a year old both of them. The male is the laziest dog I have ever seen while the...
  3. Conflicting information

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    I have had my puppy since Tuesday. Today she turned eight weeks old. Her mother is a ridgeback and her father is a rottweiler/chowchow mix. So far, I haven't really been using her cage. I began reading some information yesterday that said to gradually introduce her to it--put her in for a few...
  4. Help! I dont know what my puppy is!

    General Dog Forum
    Ok, so I attached pictures of my 3 month old puppy Stella, Stella is very energetic and could literally run for hours. She was listed as a bichapoo, but does not resemble one at all. Her hair is completely strait, her tail is always curled, and her ears are pointy & up. On the farm we went to...
  5. adopted abused american eskimo puppy one year old

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    My wife and I have just been given a beautiful female american eskimo one year old puppy that we were told was abused by a man. We love the puppy, but it has been three weeks and she still will not let me near her. I am looking for any help that you can give me on if she is young enough to be...
  6. My puppy is confusing the heck out of me...HELP!

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    so here's a little background... Chona is a mini shnauzer and was born on xmas day 2009. I got her on March 2, 2010. So I've had her for just over a month now... With the use of treats and a clicker she has learned some commands such as sit, stay, lay down, up (stand on back legs), kiss, and...