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  1. First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Hi, I have a 13 week female lab. Things have been up and down so far. Good days and bad days. I am definitely having puppy blues on bad days. The thing we are struggling with right now is to get her to be by herself without barking when we are at work. This is our schedule so far - 6 AM- 8 AM...
  2. General Dog Forum
    Hi all! This is my first post on this sub, I have a 9 week old Labradoodle, I brought him home 2 weeks ago. To say I was unprepared would be an understatement. Thank you to everyone who has posted in this community, I can relate so much to everything. While there are definitely ups and downs...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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.
  7. 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...
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