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  1. Unhealthy Puppy- Return to Breeder?

    Dog Health Questions
    Hi all! I’ve been referencing this forum a lot lately, as we just brought home a puppy. I really need some insight & help. Long story short, my husband and I have 3 kids ages 8, 5 & 1. We have been wanting to add a pet to our family for years and did a couple years worth of research on which...
  2. Did I do the right thing?

    General Dog Forum
    Hi all! Some background- we are a family of 4- my husband, son (10), daughter (8). My daughter has been begging for a dog for years and I was always 70/30 not interested in getting one. I got a beagle when I was 21 but returned her to the breeder bc I was not prepared to handle all the work...
  3. I Fell in Love With My Dog Last Night

    General Dog Forum
    I adopted Naima from a shelter when she was 4 months old, and I've now had her for almost 6 months. I've known from the beginning that she's a very sweet, gentle, smart, and happy-to-learn dog, and that I lucked out (especially since I signed the adoption form about 10 minutes after I first saw...
  4. If you're thinking of returning your new dog....

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    This article might really help you. I found it at 11 pm on my puppy's third day home. I wasn't thinking of returning him, but did feel like the world's biggest idiot for thinking I can do this. The e-book is good too.
  5. The 1,000,000th "Puppy Blues" Post

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Hi everyone! I am a first time puppy owner (33 years old) and am experiencing what seems to be the "puppy blues." I am at the end of my 5th day with Eloise (11-weeks, Cavalier King Charles Spaniel). She is gorgeous and seems so smart! I absolutely adore her when I'm in the moment, but I...