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  1. Guilty About Crate Training

    Dog Training Forum
    I have an 8 week old whippet, Winnie. I'm on about day 5 of crate training and it's taking its toll both physical and emotionally. I lose many hours of sleep which sucks, but worse is the feeling of guilt I get while my little pup is howling away in the early AM. She sounds miserable, but I've...
  2. New puppy okay with crate but now crying again?

    Attention All New Members
    Hi everyone! New to the forum, and hoping to get some advice on my new 11 week old blue heeler puppy. I got her almost 2 weeks ago, and we immediately worked on crate and quiet training during our first weekend together. After a weekend of working on it, she was okay being put in the crate...
  3. 10 week Havachon menace, tantrum crying/howling in crate and playpen constantly :(

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    We have several problems. My dog won't stop howling/crying bloody murder the moment I close the door to his crate or to his playpen, even if I'm standing right there. He actually seems to take my presence as incentive to cry even more violently as he pounces around the crate or playpen and even...
  4. Whining in Crate - I feel I must be doing this wrong!

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Hello, first time puppy parent here. Mommy of a 10 week old Corgi Mix male. So, I seem to have gotten potty training down. However, I seem to be having trouble crate training, and am still dealing with whining in the crate. We have had Bailey for 3 weeks now, and we have a variation when...
  5. Romanian Rescue Dog - Issues

    Dog Rescue Forum
    Freddie is Romanian, he was unwanted and kept in an outside kennel with little human interaction for about the first year of his life and then dumped in a public shelter. He was rescued from there and a foster carer looked after and worked with him for around 5 months and then put him up for...
  6. Crate Troubles

    Dog Training Forum
    So, this is my second post (yay!) and so far I've had my little angel (if you could call him that) for about 2 and a half months or so, maybe a bit less. He's been a good little puppy at 4-and-a-bit months, and he is really getting used to potty training outside but still a few accidents here...
  7. Puppy crying after finishing kong - Help please!

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    We've had a 13 week old Dachshund mix for about a month now. We have a crate inside a pen for her. She really likes it and will go in there herself throughout the day. However, I am due to start back at work in a few weeks so am wanting her to get used to being on her own for a while. I have...
  8. Dog Suddenly Won't Sleep With Me?

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    After having my dog for two years, we've both grown accustom to sleeping together That is until about a week ago. Josie, my dog, is fine until I actually try to sleep. Then she'll start shaking and whining, not stopping until I open my bedroom door and let her out. During the day she will sit on...
  9. Mom of Rescue Dog

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    Hello, I joined this forum to seek help with my rescue. I've had her almost a year now, and I'm still having so much trouble with her separation anxiety. I'm been working with her a lot, but the research I've found hasn't been helping. I'm hoping there is someone out there who can help me.
  10. New Baby

    General Dog Forum
    Need help keeping our dog calm when our new baby cries. We just had our first baby and we already have a 5 yr. old, 40lb Lab/Beagle mix. When the baby cries, the dog gets stressed out and cries too. If we're holding the baby while she's crying the dog tries jump on our lap or put her front...
  11. Dog and Crying Baby

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    Need help keeping our dog calm when our new baby cries. We just had our first baby and we already have a 5 yr. old, 40lb Lab/Beagle mix. When the baby cries, the dog gets stressed out and cries too. If we're holding the baby while she's crying the dog tries jump on our lap or put her front...
  12. 9 Week old puppy barking and whining, need help!

    Dog Training Forum
    Hello, I have a 9 week old red heeler/lab mix. She's a cutie but she is quite vocal! She just won't take to her kennel. We've tried everything. We cover it, we play soft "doggy" music, we put toys in there, we give her a kong (she doesn't care for it), we feed her in there so she sees it's a...
  13. Baby Cries and Dog Pees

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Hello- Can anyone help me assess this situation? My sister has 2 adult dogs, a baby that's about 1 1/2 years old, and a baby that's about 2 months old. What I've suggested already: - Check on the UTI - Keep the dog in her crate, and when the babies cry, bring her treats (preferably...
  14. Ex-Pen Questions & Crate Train Question

    Dog Training Forum
    Hello all Proud owner of a 7 week old chocolate female lab. I picked her up a week ago, and I have seen progress in her adjustment. Right now my concerning questions are below. Have a few questions regarding ex-pen and crate training: Expen: I have a petmate plastic kennel and Midwest metal...
  15. 7 week old chocolate female puppy: A Few Questions

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    Hello all Have a few questions regarding ex-pen and crate training: Expen: I have a petmate plastic kennel and Midwest metal ex-pen setup in kitchen. During the day I leave the kennel door open into the ex-pen (everything is appropriately secure so she can't get out; but she is able to push...
  16. New Puppy Problems- please help!

    Dog Training Forum
    Hello everyone :wave: Me and my husband brought home a new little boy called Ralphie (chihuahua & yorkie mix) who is now 9 weeks old. He is very adorable, healthy and has a happy, playful disposition. The first two weeks we had him sleep in our bedroom (in his crate) and I would wake up every...
  17. Crates at night - Experienced advice required please!

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Hello, We have an 8 week old lab x collie called Percy (he's been home for 3 days - we're on day 4) and there are a few points with his training/housebreaking that I'd really appreciate your comments on to make sure we're doing it all correctly - I'm a bit worried about getting it wrong! I...
  18. puppy training help PLEASE!

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Hi! I hope someone can help me because I really don't know what to do. I adopted a 2 1/2 month old rescue dog this last Sunday. (Not sure what breeds are mixed there, though the pup's rescuer said the mother looked like she had pointer blood though her babies didn't look much like her). I am a...
  19. Help - 7 month old puppy crying in crate for hours!

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Hello everyone. My 7 month old cavalier/poodle puppy Freddy started crying in his crate endlessly all night. This only started about 3 weeks ago so I'm not sure what happened. He used to go into his crate when I gave the command and then sleep through the night until around 6:30am. Now, when I...
  20. Please help!!,!!

    Dog Health Questions
    My dog is crying terribly wen she goes to sit. I thought at first she had to "go" really bad and was trying to hold it so i rushed her outside and she "went" (both). She then came running back to me, tryed to sit at my feet, and just as, or even before,her butt touched the ground she cryed. I...
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