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  1. Dominance/Pack Leader Ideas for Puppy Relationship and Training

    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. Leashes at OFF-LEASH Dog Parks

    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. Reassuring Pets of thier Importance While Welcoming New Pet too?

    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. Crazy lab/weimaraner

    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...