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  1. Getting puppy to love her crate

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    Hello, I brought home my beautiful red labrador 5 days ago. She's great, has had hardly any accidents indoors, learnt to sit almost instantly and is loving and gets on great with my housemates dog. However, crate training is not going so well. I only want to crate her when she needs to be left...
  2. 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...
  3. Why does our rescue dog have separation anxiety for just 1 person?

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    We adopted a mini poodle x bichon frise (2-5 years old) named Archie this past March. Archie's a great little guy but he spent about 2 months in a California kill shelter, before being flown up to Canada, where he spent time in a foster home, before coming to us. We knew to expect separation...
  4. Crate Rebel pup

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    My staffie puppy who is 8 weeks won't settle at night or when I leave she loves it during the day but at night I put her in her crate in her bed she has my t. Shirt , toys and her puppy poo mat is at other end of crate we go to bed when she's asleep lock her gate but 2 hours later she's wailing...
  5. Just moved my dog back with me. Please someone help!

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    Hi everyone! My name is Corrine. I have had my dog Luke since he was a puppy (he is now 9 years old). He is a sweet and adorable Maltese. I actually came on this site to ask for advise however. Luke has a case of Separation Anxiety, and we are thinking that it is pretty severe. For a bit of...
  6. Separation anxiety in 4 month old puppy?

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    My sister's dog had a litter of 1/2 Bloodhound 1/2 Basset Hound puppies and as my graduation present, I was given one. I got her at 8 weeks and 3 days, now she's 16 weeks and a day. If I leave her, for even literally 30 seconds, she will bark and whine as loud as possible, and whenever I return...
  7. Seperation Anxiety

    Dog Health Questions
    Looking for others who may have had similar issues as my dog. I have 2 dogs...one is a 5 year old Miniature Schnauzer who is as even tempered and sweet as they get. My second is a half shihtzu/half bischon. He is 4 years old and has THE WORST seperation anxiety I have ever heard of. I brought...
  8. Any ideas to help us out?

    General Dog Forum
    I have a bigger mix breed dog (about 65 lbs and is over 4 yrs old). He is a wonderful dog. listens well, behaves himself, and is just great with our little daughter. But he seems to get separation anxiety really bad. When I leave it is like he goes crazy. he tears things apart, goes to the...
  9. GSD/Pit chewing issues

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    Alright, I am a first-time independent dog owner. In my family I've owned several different dogs over my life [Rot/lab mix, rhodesian ridgeback/boxer] & have never had issues with housebreaking a dog or dealing with chewing. Now that I have a dog all on my own, I'm experiencing everything...
  10. New dog owner needs to know he is on the right track.

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Hi. I want to make sure that I am doing thr right thing with my new puppy so I thought I would ask some experts - you guys! I have 3 main problems/concerns with my new puppy. They are: 1) Whenever she is alone she wails, cries and very seldomly, barks. By alone I mean that if I walk away from...
  11. Is it too soon?

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    So we brought home our new puppy on Tuesday and she has been a blessing. However it feels like when we're home she always seems so bored, or sad? She has adjusted to us quite well, and seems to be picking up on stuff really quickly. We have yet to have an accident (though I know it's still...
  12. Separation Anxiety??

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Hello everyone! My name is Melanie. 1 month ago I finally talked my fiance into letting me get a puppy. My little mini dachshund is now a little over 3 months old (14 weeks) and I am running out of ideas on how to help with his anxiety (if that is what it is). I am out of school for the summer...
  13. Boxer being destructive please help!

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    Hi I've just joined this forum as I'm desperate. I have 2 boxer bitches (litter sisters) who I've had since they were 8 weeks od, they are now 2 years old. Muffin is in pup and due this weekend she is now and has always been a darling she is very quiet and placid whereas her sister Poppy is a...
  14. My two dogs bark the entire time they are crated, How do I help train them out of it?

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    I have two 9 month old Husky mixes. Trapper and Emma are brother and sister and we've had them since they were 6 Months old. Originally we did not crate them because they were not destructive when left alone during the day, but recently they began chewing cords. We purchased crates large...
  15. Help with my new puppy!

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    I have a 3 month old beagle puppy that I have had for about a week. I bought her from a family that had gotten her from a breeder about a month ago, but they decided that a puppy was too much work. So, I brought her home and she is the most loving dog I have ever seen. She is super cuddly and...
  16. Dog peeing in kennel

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    We have a Half shih tzu, half poodle who is about a year and a half old. He if a very intelligent dog, and very strong willed. We've had him since he was weened from his mother, and have kennel trained him for at least the last year. At this point there have been no instances of him doing his...
  17. HELP!!! Papillon Problems!!

    Dog Training Forum
    Hey everyone, I have a 1yr old Papillion that is a great dog, when she is right by me. But as soon as I put her in her kennel and stick her in the laundry room where she can't see me she starts barking and won't stop. This is my first small dog but I have done Great Dane rescue for 8 years so I...
  18. Destructive Dachshund Dou Damages...Everything.

    General Dog Forum
    My wife and I have both started working full time, meaning that our dachshunds Malcolm and Zoe (litter-mates about a year and a half old) are now home alone for approximately nine hours. We have a large metal crate that we had been keeping them in, but with the longer hours we figured keeping...
  19. dog gone absurd after weekend away

    Dog Training Forum
    :eek:I had the best lab puppy he is now 8moths old BEFORE i went away for a weekend and left him @ my moms.... she has her own dog and echo (our puppy/dog) is always happy and excited to see her and her husky.... the dogs both get along .. now when I leave i come back to the dog rampaging the...
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