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  1. General Dog Forum
    Our puppy (8 weeks) recently got a mouth wound that was severe enough to need stitches. Since he’s young, he hasn’t learned much to do with training, mostly chewing. Because his wound is essentially in his mouth he can’t continue to do all the normal puppy playing he typically would but he still...
  2. Dog Training Forum
    Our new dog Murphy has a really big play biting problem. We expected him to grow out of it but he's 9 months now and there's no end in sight. You can't pet him for more than 5 seconds without him going after your hands. Whenever we walk down the hallway he goes after our legs. We've tried...
  3. Dog Training Forum
    I grew up with sighthounds, so I rarely had to deal with barking. Myrrh is my first non sighthound dog, being a mix of everything under the sun. She's 11 weeks old and a real cutie. She's getting better with her play biting... except when I'm in the bedroom, trying to sleep. She launches herself...
  4. Dog Training Forum
    Our new Catalan Sheepdog, Fizz, always gets over excited when she sees my sister in particular, especially when she is wearing her dressing gown/pyjamas, and will run at, jump up at, bark at and try to play-bite at her clothes. This is really out of character for her, as she is usually...
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    We have a Catalan Sheepdog (Fizz). She has only been here 5 days, but now that she is settled in, she's starting to play-bite, bark at and jump up at my sister (but no-one else). My sister is quite scared because she is normally very, very calm and sweet-natured, but she can get over excited by...
  6. Dog Training Forum
    I've had my puppy for a week and a half and he's getting acclimated to the house/family and people just fine. Our biggest issue is the nipping. He's teething, so I understand he has the need to chew on things, I just wish it wasn't my toes and ankles. Sometimes he'll get so excited that his...
  7. Dog Training Forum
    We have a one year old Chihuahua Yorkie mix named Chloe. Chloe was a rescue dog that had many problems from heart worms, ring worm, tape worm, Giardia, parvo ,and two dislocated knees. She is very healthy now and is still trying to get over hew knee surgery. Is it unusual for a 1 year old puppy...
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