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  1. Hello!

    Attention All New Members
    Hello everyone - I'm glad to be amongst this large community of dog and animal lovers. I have to admit that my wife is by far more of an enthusiast and dog lover than I am (animals, dogs, nature is her HEART), but I love our Abby (Jack Russell mix). I joined because I have a few questions that...
  2. New

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    Hello everyone! I am new on dog forums and made this account for one important reason- my pup! I have been having trouble recently due to her spaying surgery. It has been a loooong recovery. I have several questions regarding her situation. If you have or had a spayed puppy that had...
  3. A bunch of questions from a new -veryvery tired- puppy owner!

    Dog Training Forum
    I'm loving every bit of having a dog but since I'm a first time owner I think I'm doing something wrong. My mom doesn't really believe in positive reinforcement (she's bittersweet because she's the one coping with all the crying at night, for a month now) so I have that to deal with, but I feel...
  4. Raw: Questions!

    Dog Food Forum
    (Bolded questions to make them easier to find) So I've been low on funds lately and my dog's diet has taken a blow. I almost went for pedigree ._. No disrespect meant to those who feed Pedigree, I just don't like that food at all. She has skin issues (she had a biopsy done, so will finally...
  5. Communication with breeders? Help please

    General Dog Forum
    A few weeks ago I made a puppy deposit for a Tamaskan to one of the two registered breeders in America. I am not a first time dog owner and this would be my fourth time owning a dog BUT it IS my first time ever getting a dog from a breeder as all my dogs have all been from shelters. Is it...
  6. Hello From Wordsdog

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    Hello, everyone. :wave: I've lived with cats my entire life. However, after volunteering at my local shelter, I've fallen in love with dogs over the last year. When I move into a new apartment in the next few months, I'll be adopting my first dog. I'm seeking help from dog owners due to the...
  7. First Time PAPILLON owner!

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    This is Bella, she's 2 yrs old. I adopted her yesterday from a lady who could no longer care for her due to a new job. She is still adjusting to her new home considering she's only been here a day. She hasn't eaten any of her dog food that was sent with her (it's the kind she's always had...
  8. First Time Papillon Owner!

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    New to site I'm Christy, 24 years old, and I live in Georgia. I'm a dog lover, and I joined this forum to learn more about my newly adopted Papillon.
  9. Planning for a Shiba Inu pup :)

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Hello all, Hope you and all your dogs are doing great. We booked our Shiba Inu pup last week. It's a red and tan pup. This isn't my first dog. I have always had a dog until 3 years ago when I decided to do my masters. My university housing didn't allow any pets so I couldn't keep one. But when...
  10. Planning for Puppy

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Hi all, I'm planning on getting my first dog this coming summer. This is something I've been planning for a very long time. Initially I thought I'd have 2 free months to spend with dog, and now I'll have even more. I was looking for advice on what breeds would be best and what age would be...
  11. New member with some questions, stories and maybe some learned advice :)

    Attention All New Members
    Hello All, I recently saved a stray dog ( seems to be red heeler/Shepherd mix) from the streets (people around here seem to care less if they hit animals or not) and have fallen in love with her from the first time she raided my yard. I have a few questions on behavior but will find...
  12. Finnish spitz questions

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Hey, i bought an 8 weeks old finnish spitz yesterday. We picked her up in the middle of the day and we were home around 21:00. She lived really far away from us so we had to drive about 500 km to get to her, and then 500 km back, but the ride back went well and were home now. Anyway, i know...
  13. Breed Suggestions?

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Hello everyone! I'm a newbie here (although I have been reading these threads for a while now). I'm looking for some feedback on what breed you folks think would suit my family, so hopefully someone can help. Here is some background on us! My boyfriend and I live together currently in an...
  14. 7 week old chocolate female puppy: A Few Questions

    Attention All New Members
    Hello all Have a few questions regarding ex-pen and crate training: Expen: I have a petmate plastic kennel and Midwest metal ex-pen setup in kitchen. During the day I leave the kennel door open into the ex-pen (everything is appropriately secure so she can't get out; but she is able to push...
  15. What mixed breed is Ace!?!

    General Dog Forum
    :attention:What mix of breeds is Ace?? This question has been stumping me for as long as I have had Ace. He is a beautiful, charismatic dog that gets lots of attention when we go anywhere. With that said EVERYONE asks me what he is! I rescued Ace (back then "Sammy") from the Atlanta Humane...
  16. Please help me by filling out these few questions

    General Dog Forum
    Hi, I am currently undergoing a task in college on dog breeding and I just have a few questions that I would really appreciate anyone that breeds dog answering for me. Here are the questions that i need answering 1. What country do you live in? 2. What breed of dogs do you breed? 3. How long...
  17. Curiosity killed the cat..

    General Dog Forum
    Hi all, just looking for some advice and input on all of your expertise. What things do you wish you could do more of with your dog and would you be willing to pay a small amount to accomplish those things? Examples would be: crazy tricks, like you see in movies or on tv, grooming tips, general...
  18. Should I adopt this puppy?

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Hey everyone! I've been thinking about adopting this female 5 month old Border Collie/Icelandic Sheepdog mix and I want to know if this would be the right dog for me. My friend owns the puppy right now but she can't keep it. She says the puppy is calm but loves to play, doesn't mind being left...
  19. Question you should ask b4 rescue

    Dog Rescue Forum
    Hi I have never Rescued a dog b4 and I just want a list of questions I sould ask b4 I rescue one the Questions I have thought of are: How did the dog end up in the pound/shelter/Rescue/foster? Dose the dog have any behaviour issiues? How long has the dog been in the...
  20. NEED YOUR SUGGESTIONS! Help me figure out my dog's breed...

    General Dog Forum
    I recently found this puppy (now named Luci, short for Lucifer) in my neighborhood with no collar. I put up signs, called the pound daily, asked around the neighborhood, checked Craigslist daily, and even went to the vet to get her scanned for a microchip, all to no avail. Well after waiting 3...
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