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  1. First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Another question....I'm seeing a variety of materials about human/canine relationships and about puppy training, including one Cesar Milan book I borrowed from library where I work. Should I be thinking of pack leadership and "dominance," or about teaching and guiding my puppy? I understand...
  2. General Dog Forum
    There is a widely shared belief that leashes at dog parks indicate a maladjusted dog or some form of abuse on the part of the owner. I am one of the people who use a leash intermittently while at an off-leash dog park. I believe a leash is an important and useful tool to communicate with and...
  3. Dog Training Forum
    We had two dogs in our home. Chloe, A female mini-Aussie who is 7 years old and Tinky, a female Shih-Tzu who is 2 years old. Both are spayed. Even though the Shih Tzu is smaller she had really been more dominant. The Shih Tzu is my "baby." She has been treated like a little princess, gets to...
  4. First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Hi! I hope this works this is my first post. I adopted a Black Lab/Weim mix from a shelter about two months ago. He is (best guess of the shelters) a one year old. He wasnt potty trained and didnt have any manners. He is getting better he knows how to sit, shake, lay down, stay and doesnt...
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