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  1. Blue heeler rescue questions

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Hello all I just adopted a blue heeler/border collie mix about three days ago from a spca shelter. He is 6 years old a bit overweight at 59 pounds and he passed all of his behavior tests. He seemed like a perfect dog besides his weight issues. His owners wanted him euthanized when brought into...
  2. Doggie door to third floor apartment...

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    On Oct. 3 I'm rescuing a 5 year old chi mix named Ruthy. She is the sweetest dog ever. According to her foster mom her biggest "fault" is her clinginess and loves to sleep in bed with her humans, which is the opposite of a problem for me. Ruthy is housebroken, unfortunately, she's been trained...
  3. what to do... what to do?

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    We've now had our dog for two weeks. He is a 2 year old rescue and from what I can tell he is a chihuahua/terrier cross. Normally he is fine with our kids, and he is fine with the day care kids my wife has coming every day. Besides the odd low growl when my kids come near his toys while he's...
  4. Thnking about another dog -- what sex to choose?

    General Dog Forum
    Quick question on male/female dynamics. I have three dogs, all females. One Shih Tzu (age 6) and two Lab Mixes (age 1). The Shih Tzu is not fixed nor has had any pups. The Labs are both spayed. I am thinking of rescuing another pup, a Golden, through a rescue group. I think they are...
  5. My AMAZING new rescue dog!

    General Dog Forum
    Hey everyone, Almost two weeks ago I adopted a mix from the shelter, Kiko. She is some kind of Border Collie x Catahoula x Blue Beeler x Husky x Terrier (We think Terrier because she is only twenty pounds) mix. A trainer at Petsmart suggested Husky because of A) her eyes and B) She makes...
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