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  1. General Dog Forum
    Hello, so I've been looking for a dog for several months now. As some backstory--I've had an australian shepherd/border collie (not sure which but she was DEFINITELY one of those) and an alaskan malamute. So I have some experience with high energy dogs. They definitely had off switches and they...
  2. General Dog Forum
    Hello all, I have a 4 year old 80 lb. Male border collie / lab / german shepherd mix named Solomon. and a 2 year old 40 lb. Female border collie / lab mix named Bixby. Just a little information: We have had Solomon since he was a pup, and Bixby for about a year. They get along great, never...
  3. General Dog Forum
    Hello everyone! I have a 5 month old german shepherd named Eli. He's off-leash about 95% of the time, except for when we're in a parking lot or walking on the road. He's always been very good about staying within the yard (we have no electric or traditional fence). A few weeks ago he began...
  4. Dog Training Forum
    Hi I have a Siberian husky Nothern Inuit cross. I would love to be able to have her off leash when going good walks, would that be possible? Read lots of stuff online people saying never let a husky off leash. Some people are saying this is a horrible myth and have videos of there husky In a...
  5. Dog Training Forum
    Hi everyone. I know many of you have had experiences with different types of dogs and different dog personalities, which I understand factors into whether a dog can be safely trusted off leash perhaps just as much if not more than training does. Can you tell me about your experiences training...
  6. General Dog Forum
    So, I live in the middle of downtown Portland, OR, I have a 30lb border collie/kelpie mix, and don't have a car. I take public transit frequently and will take my dog onto the MAX lightrail and the Streetcar but those modes of transportation only take us so far. A lot of bus drivers are fairly...
  7. Dog Training Forum
    I have a 9 month old Brittany that has some great hunting instincts and follows direction very well in a vacuum, but as soon as I start introducing distractions everything goes out the window. Everything that I can find on the subject says to start by getting the dog to sit and stay under a...
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    I was at the Dakota Memorial off leash dog park last evening when the Dogpaw crew showed up to begin setting up for the Dogtoberfest event. One of the volunteers handed me a flyer as I left the park and a couple of things caught my eye: 1) Free nail trimming! Any event where someone is...
  10. General Dog Forum
    I have a 4 month old Golden Retriever puppy. I have heard of dangers of over exercising the puppy (developing joints etc). Then there are those who say that off leash play (where the puppy takes cues from his body) is just fine. I am confused about how much play / exercise is OK. I don't want to...
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