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  1. Whining In Crate When Solo

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Good Day all, As I mentioned in my introduction, I am not new to dogs, however, I am new to puppies. We got Calvin, a Bernedoodle, three days ago. He is almost 3 months old and was bred on a farm with kennels set up much like an Animal Humane Society. The breeder free fed him and his...
  2. 9 week cockapoo - Abandonment issues - Crate training tips

    Dog Training Forum
    Hi all, just hoping for some tips to make sure crate training goes smoothly with Magnus our 9 week old cockapoo who has joined myself, my husband and our 18 month old cocker spaniel Maisie. Ok so first off Magnus is lovely he's a cuddle monster and has only been separated from his siblings...
  3. Puppy 5 weeks old - Help

    General Dog Forum
    Hello, I have one dog currently, Charlie, a 17 lb Chihuahua Mix who is 6 years old. This was not to be my dog, but my sisters dog. However, at the early age of 1 year old she decided she didn't want him (we lived together so it wasn't really an issue as I was taking care of him already)...
  4. A puppy that only poos indoors!

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Hi I know everyone asks about potty training but we need some advice! We just adopted a german shepherd from the shelter and he is happy to poo on paper (which we have moved to the garden door) but we cannot get him to poo outside: • Because he was abandoned when we try to cage him no matter how...
  5. i can't supervise my puppy when i'm at work. whats the best thing to do? please help?

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    i no longer have breaks in my job so i'm gone for 6 hours everyday. heres my routine from the morning- to the time i get back: 7am - walk 7 WEEK old puppy, then feed her a few minutes after. 8:15am - go to work 2:30pm - arrive and feed her keep in mind while answering my question, that she's...
  6. First time pet owner

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    OK, this is a question for pet owners who've had dogs before. Four months ago I rescued a six week old pit bull mix that some jerk just dumped on my porch in a cardboard box. Now, I've never had my own dog before, I've only ever had family pets. So, I'd like advice on training and caring for a...