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  1. New puppy - Name suggestions

    General Dog Forum
    Hi, my name is Alexi and I am new to this forum so I am not quite sure how the forum works yet.... but I'll get there (eventually lol) :D My boyfriend and I are adopting a Portuguese Water Dog puppy in a couple of months. We are currently on a reservation list because we did not want to...
  2. New Puppy! I need help getting my cat to be comfortable!

    Attention All New Members
    Hello everyone! I got my 8 week old maremma/GSD mix pup yesterday evening. So keep in mind he's very very new to the house. I've had dogs all my life, and my last GSD passed in january. My cat, Wanda, is 3 years old and was raised with the GSD and a bichon shihtzu. She's never really cared...
  3. New puppy so I'm a new member!

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    Hello All! I just got a new puppy! This, and the fact my older dog and I have had an odd living arrangement involving my mother, is why I'm here. I found a thread about new puppies that helped me SOO MUCH, so I thought it was an even better idea to join! New pupper: Solo the 5 mo. old...
  4. New member. Two dogs one cat family

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    Hi I'm new here. Looking to pick up tips on managing an older (about 5 years) heeler cross and a 4 month old puppy. Rosie is our older dog and Gracie is the pup. She's a rescue from animal humane and is probably a shepherd/border collie cross. Then again, she could be part hooligan part...
  5. Working from home with new puppy?

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Hi everyone! My husband and I just got our new puppy two weeks ago. With me working from home, that means I'm around her a lot, but I'm wondering if you guys have any tips for setting "boundaries"? I don't want her to think that just because I'm around, it means that I'm able to play with her...
  6. Hello — A New Puppy Arrives Later Today

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    ~ Hello from Central China! I'm picking up a puppy later today. My first dog since 2008. I'm an American who's taught in Chinese universities since 1999. By chance I found DogForums.com tonight. After weeks of puppy-proofing and re-reading several dog training books, the day is here. The...
  7. Overwhelmed with new puppy!

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    We've had our current dog, Osha, for awhile now; she's done great with her training and has mellowed out quite a bit. She's 8 months old, responds well to commands, reliably potty trained and we have a laid back daily routine. My boyfriend and I had started talking about another pup soon after...
  8. New Rescue Puppy Scared of Breed

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    Hi. We just got a great puppy from a pet store adoption event a week ago. He is very relaxed, seems to respond well to people and other animals, and be open to training. Other than "puppy play", I haven't seen him do anything aggressive in the week we've had him. However, we just found out...
  9. Me and my Dutchie say hi to everyone!

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    Hi guys! :wave: I ended up here as I needed to read something more regarding growling in puppies, and I'm so glad I found you! I have since read so much more than that and I feel better already. We got our pup (pure breed Dutch Shepherd) when he was almost 7 weeks old, on April 1st, and had...
  10. Hello!

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    Hi! A couple months ago we adopted our now 5 month old miniature, long-haired dachshund named Zero. I am not a first time dog owner, but a first time puppy owner. I grew up with a black lab crossed with something. She was a stray that someone abandoned on our road, so we weren't sure how old...
  11. Any husky breeders here?

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Im in bradenton florida and im wondering what husky breeders are around here, can you help?:help:
  12. Having to collect puppy a week early, work commitments..

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    So I have a bit of a stressful situation regarding my new labrador puppy! I was meant to be collecting her a week after the litter are ready to leave (8 weeks) as that is when my 2 weeks annual leave from work starts which was ideal as it meant I had time to settle her in and start the bonding...
  13. Female puppy living with a 7 month old male?

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Hi. I am basically wanting some advice as I am living with my friend who has a 6 month old male cocker spaniel, and next month I will be bringing home a 2 month old labrador. I'm still undecided on whether to go for a female or male pup, so would like to know which would work better - female 2...
  14. Hello!

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    Hi, I'm Penny, a soon to be puppy owner! I'm looking at getting a black lab pup, male, in 7 weeks (I just went to see him - 12 days old!) It's my first puppy although we did have a female black lab when I was growing up. My main worry that I need sorting before I commit to the puppy is this -...
  15. Hi there! New puppy mom here :) !

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    So I just adopted my first puppy! I'm 23 and finally settled into a real job and a place that a puppy can be comfortable and happy. My little furbaby's name is Apollo and he's a husky/border collie/lab mix and simply perfect!! I'm a new mommy and naturally a little over-protective, so I would...
  16. Aversion to eliminating outside

    Dog Training Forum
    Hello everyone (I posted this in the new users thread too, sorry for the repeat!), I just got a new puppy and am in the process of trying to house train her. When I first got her, last weekend, she seemed to be doing pretty well. I would take her out every hour or so and she was doing a pretty...
  17. Arthur's Thread

    Dog Training Forum
    I tried posting this in the health board but the website is restricting me from posting there at the moment! What I know about Arthur: Beagle, born July 15th, he has two bald spots on his back where his hair is re-growing, he DOES have ticks (I found two on him, and he's still scratching). I...
  18. 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...
  19. Hello

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    I am a new member and I just got my first puppy this weekend and have a million questions.
  20. Hi From SoCal!!

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    I'm Bri! No pup just yet but I have placed a holding deposit on my dream dog, a pharaoh hound! Breeder is expecting pups in December (Capricorn puppies!) and I'll be taking one home in February! I am beyond excited! I've been trying to get a pup for about 4 years now. I'm also very nervous...
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