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  1. What do you do when it's all just too much?

    General Dog Forum
    I feel like the worst person in the entire world. I love my dog, I really do, but she is draining so much of me. I am her sole owner with nobody to back me up or pick up my slack, I don't get a break, and I'm in a really big transitionary period that's been extremely hard for me. I feel like the...
  2. How Much Exercise Did YOUR Puppy Need?

    General Dog Forum
    I read all this stuff from googling and puppy books that up until 6 months a 30 minute walk should be so physically exhausting your puppy may give up by the end of the walk. This idea makes me laugh because at 4 months old, my puppy and I go for a 20 minute walk in the morning, 20 at lunch, and...
  3. How to get my puppy to play?

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    It absolutely baffles my mind that this is an issue given my entire childhood we were breeders of Miniature Schnauzers who always loved to play and then my first dog I raised on the farm dog was a Chocolate lab who has no concept of STOP playing. It's kind of a foreign concept to me, a dog not...
  4. dog is shivering

    Dog Health Questions
    Hi, my Shih Tzu is 12 years old and he keeps shivering (not violent shivering, but shivering nonetheless). He will not eat his food, although this is not unusual as he doesn't always want to eat. However, this time he just seems very sleepy and not interested. I don't drive and I'm home alone...
  5. Coughing and getting tired

    Dog Health Questions
    hey all, I have a question regarding my dog before I get a visit from a vet. I have a 9 year old chihuahua variant, he is a mixed breed so he's not exactly the smallest chihuahua, kind of the size of a jack russell. Recently he starting coughing and acting like something is uncomfortable in...
  6. Tired puppy growling

    General Dog Forum
    Hello everyone! I have a quick question with regards to my 12 week old puppy. He has been an absolute treat to have around, but there is one small thing which I am unsure how to deal with. In the evening, around 9pm, we take him out for one last pee and then off to his crate downstairs. At...