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  1. Dog Stops While Walking

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    I adopted a 1.5 year old golden retriever 6 days ago. I think she has mostly been adapting great to her new environment and will happily run around in the house and outside in a fenced yard (mostly concrete, some grass and mulch) and play fetch for as long as you're willing to throw a ball (has...
  2. Dog Owner (not lover) who needs a hand

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Ok, how to begin..? Hopefully I won't be immediately crucified for saying this, but simply put, I do not like dogs. I'm not a dog person and never have been. (Note: I am an avid animal lover) snakes, geckos, cats, gerbils, hamsters, rats pretty much anything but dogs I have either kept before...
  3. Inner city apartment dog? Any thoughts? Suggestions please?

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Hi lovely people! Happy New Year!!! I've been wanting to get a dog for the longest time, but I've been pushing it back until I know I could financially, physically and emotionally commit to getting a dog. I work regular 9-5, with about 90 minutes worth of commuting, away from home about 10-11...
  4. Hello! What dog breed should I get?

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    Hello forum! First time posting on here and I'm hoping to get some good responses! In a nut shell, I'm trying to decide what dog breed would be best the fit for myself. I've been contemplating this for about 3 years now and I am now in a good position to make this life change happen! What I'm...
  5. Aloha! Meet Ranger

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    Aloha all! I am a first-time dog mom!!! And I'm so excited! :wave: My husband and I have adopted this darling boy from the Maui Humane Society, and it is going wonderfully. He's about 10 months old, and SUPER smart. Not very hyper, and he minds us really well. It's only been about a week, so...
  6. Exercising my goldendoolde with only two vaccinations

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Hi All, I am very new to bringing up puppies. I got butters home when he was 12 weeks old and he had only 1 vaccination by then. That week I got him his 2nd shot and am scheduled for my 3rd on Jan 30th. Now, he needs some kind of an exercise because the vet said that we cannot take him out...
  7. Ellie's parents

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    Hello everyone! My name is Chaela, and my husband and I just adopted some sort of German shepherd/collie mix (we think). She's about 5 months old and absolutely adorable. Training her has been rough so far, but we're doing our best and I'm hoping to get some help/tips from others on here...
  8. Hi everyone !

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    Hello everyone ! My name is Sirine, I'm 22 years old and I'm from Tunisia. :wave: I own a little puppy, a silvery black poodle named Oscar. He's now 3 months old. I have decided to join this forum as it is my first time owning a dog and in Tunisia we don't have specialized centers where you can...
  9. What dog should I get? Please help.

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Hi everyone, i want to apologize in advance for my bad english. So, I want to get a dog, I've wanted a dog ever since I was little but all my parents ever got was cats, I love animals, i love interacting with animals, but you can't really do that with cats, because they just sort of do whatever...
  10. Hello!

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    Hi there other members of the Puppy & Dog forum! My username is foxanhound, so you can call me Fox. I am underage and live with my father and brothers (2). Our dog is Skye. We have not officially adopted her, and honestly I'm a bit apprehensive of officially adopting her. I've wanted a dog...
  11. The little auburn mutt

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    Hello there world! My name is Maria Gaia and I'm from Portugal. My family and I rescued "Tróia" (The city of Troy, in our language - portuguese) not long ago, a little auburn mutt. Since I was little I wanted to have a dog soooo bad(I'm 22 now!), or any pet really (I'd even collect ants and try...
  12. Leaving Puppy Alone. Advice needed!

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    Hi All, My yorkshire puppy is 10 weeks old. We are using puppy pads to train her until she gets her shots because we live in paris and don't have a lot of grassy areas. I work from home so I am with her most the time. However, once a week I have an event from 6-12 pm. I am so nervous about...
  13. Black pimples on belly and ticks.

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    I just got a 5mo puppy (Terrier) from a friend of my friend. The next day I found two ticks near the back of the ears so I took them off. I bathe him, and check for more ticks, but I didn't find any. Two days later (Yesterday) I was playing with him and I notice on his belly about 5 black...
  14. Feeling depressed with new puppy, please help!

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    I am concerned about how depressed I feel with my new puppy. I love him and did from the first time I met him and now that he's with me I still have that love and he's wonderful and so clingy to me and I think that scares me. I'm 22, live alone, and I am active duty military and currently live...
  15. Hello From Wordsdog

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    Hello, everyone. :wave: I've lived with cats my entire life. However, after volunteering at my local shelter, I've fallen in love with dogs over the last year. When I move into a new apartment in the next few months, I'll be adopting my first dog. I'm seeking help from dog owners due to the...
  16. Hello there! New to dogs, new to puppies!

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    Hello new friends, I have a 10 week old Catahoula/Australian Shepherd Mix. He's my first dog AND my first puppy, so you can imagine what this experience might look like. Here for help and to connect with other dog people so I know what's normal dog behavior and what isn't! :)
  17. Hello

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    I've always owned cats, never dogs, i recently took in a pregnant stray akita dog (shes a giant, but gentle) so any advice is greatly appreciated.:wave:
  18. Hello I got a new puppy

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    Hello I am new here and I got a new puppy his name is Loki he is a beagle. It is mostly for my 5 year old son who has autsim. I adopted him from the humane society. Loki is 2 months almost 3 months old. Since we got him and I put him up in his room in the utility room he barks, yelps, and howls...
  19. Hellooo from me and my 2 year old rottie mix =)

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    Hi, my name is Alissa and I'm a 25/f/ca. I just adopted a 2 year old rottie mix =) He's about 45/50 lbs and we are just now house and crate training. We aren't having too many issues other than his nipping when playing and barking to initiate play.
  20. Hello!

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    Hello all! I am ,Ophelia the Pembroke Welsh Corgi's mom :) I got Ophelia in July, she is now going on 7 months old! She is my first dog, there are 2 other dogs in the house who belong to my fiance and the other to his mom. I've been looking for a place to be able to ask questions and share my...