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  1. Dog Training Forum
    My 2-3 year old tripawd island dog rescue doesn't enjoy going for walks. She's very fearful and, especially if she sees or hears another living creature, she will stop dead and then actively try to retreat to our dinghy (we live on a boat, and she loves having her "own island"). Not even the...
  2. Dog Training Forum
    Sorry for the long winded post! So, my 3 year old dog is having some issues with a specific dog in my apartment building. I happen to work at the front desk here and have my dog in the office with me so she's not always alone upstairs. Well, there is a resident here who will go by the office...
  3. Attention All New Members
    Community... I am in need of some practical and heart-felt help! I have recently moved across the country with my dog, Gaia, who is about 1 and a half. I rescued her when she was 4 months old and since then she and I have been very, very attached. We not only moved across the country, but we...
  4. First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Hi Everyone...I apologize for the long post. My fiance and I adopted an 8 month old mix 2 weeks ago. We knew going into it that she is extremely shy, she has been in 6 different homes in her short life. At this point Bailey(that's her name) is struggling a lot with the change. She is very...
  5. Dog Training Forum
    We recently got a cocker spaniel puppy and live in an apartment building in a very busy section of a major city. There are no "green" areas immediately nearby, nor any gardens, yards, or even large areas with trees. Most dog owners in this neighborhood have dogs who use the bathroom on the...
  6. General Dog Forum
    Long time lurker, first time poster who would like some advice. I have a 2.5yr old puppy who is an incredible dog. Happy, friendly, obedient, patient etc. However, a traumatic experience as a wee pup has led him to become deathly afraid of the smell of raw lamb. I took him outside to eliminate...
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