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  1. Hello

    Attention All New Members
    Hi Everyone, I hope I am doing this right? I look forward to talking with many of you. I would love lots of feedback on dog training, pet insurance which I just got threw the AKC, and I feel it is a joke, and will be canceling it. If I understood it correctly as many of these things go over...
  2. Slight Limp, But No Obvious Pain

    Dog Health Questions
    Naima is about 11 months old now. A few days ago she was doing her favorite thing--playing with her ball and running up and down the stairs, getting her ya-ya's out--while I was making dinner. When she came into the kitchen I noticed she was limping on her front paw, and holding it up a bit. At...
  3. Vaccination Question

    Dog Health Questions
    How often does a dog need the vaccinations for lyme disease and heartworm? This is my first dog on my own and the vet made it sound like she needs them every month for the rest of her life. When I was younger none of our family dogs went to the vet every month and my best friend said her dog...
  4. Tick head still inside - help!

    General Dog Forum
    Hello good people of Dog Forums! This afternoon I discovered a tick on Max. He must have picked it up Monday night when we went running in the woods. Instead of waiting for my wife (the tick plucking master) to get home and help me take it out, I went to the store to get tick pluckers (for lack...
  5. New puppy mom!

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    Hi, everyone! My name is Alex and I am the new mommy of a beautiful rescue! Her name is Annie and she is an eight week old Beagle pup! I am very happy with her as I think she is with me. Quick question, though: Annie wakes me up in the middle of the night with hacking. She doesn't do it during...
  6. Lyme disease questions

    Dog Health Questions
    Last week my 2 year old pitbull was diagnosed with lyme disease. Seemingly overnight he became extremely lethargic and was walking as if he was a 15 year old dog with horrible arthritis. Needless to say I got him to the vet as soon as possible where upon receiving the lyme diagnosis he was...