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Started by mattiecake 2 years ago [closed]
Hi Everyone,I joined two weeks ago and I am trying to obtain information from anyone re: separation anxiety and what you have done about it. I have a gorgeous new 1 1/2 year old collie mix who is, quite literally, the perfect dog for me and my lifes...
Last replied to by Melissa Smith 2 years ago
Aw that's awesome news! I am so glad to hear it. I hope she continues to settle down for you guys as she gets older. Bab...
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Started by Allison Gray 2 years ago [closed] [closed]
I'm really curious. What does everyone prefer for their pets? I feel like there are pros and cons to each, but also that the breed of dog may play a role in the decision.For instance, my pig dog has a thick neck and a little (relative to that neck) d...
Last replied to by Lou53 2 years ago
I prefer a harness for Macy at 13 lbs. She like to pull on a lead and the more I try to restrain her, the harder she pul...
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Started by Kirsti Stephenson 2 years ago [closed] [closed] [closed]
Ii am very curious to know what percentage of Dog owners on Petful did their own behaviour training with research and the time and effort? And what people took their puppies or older rescue dogs to a professional dog training School? Is the old ...
Last replied to by Melissa Smith 1 year ago
Hi Pugsy's Mom! I am definitely not a behaviorist, but I think in a lot of cases dogs need more training time than we gi...
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Started by Melissa Smith 2 years ago [closed] [closed] [closed] [closed]
It's pretty mind-boggling that people still leave their dogs locked in their vehicles while they dash off to do errands. With social media, the word gets out fast. Various memes, posts, and demonstrations by police officers and football players demon...
Last replied to by Melissa Smith 2 years ago
I saw that too, and if a person really feels as though they will forget their child or pet, it's a solution. I think tha...
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Started by Lou53 2 years ago [closed] [closed] [closed] [closed] [closed]
I've read lots of articles about this subject. The consensus seems to be that there are dental issues or possibly even gut issues at the root.My girls are fed a balance home-cooked diet rich in fresh leafy green veggies, organic fruits and healthy fa...
Last replied to by jxt258 1 year ago
I make the girls dog treats myself, and add a cup of parsley to the mix.  They love baby carrots raw, and as a rule unl...
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Started by Dave Baker 2 years ago [closed] [closed] [closed] [closed] [closed] [closed]
(Admin note: Moved from another thread to here. This question comes from user Klarimore.)Hi,I just joined and I'm hoping to get some advice. We have a 9 year old cat that we raised along with a lab-mix. We adopted them from the shelter at the same t...
Last replied to by Kristine Lacoste 2 years ago
Hi Karen,If your cat got along with your dog, it's likely she'll get along with your new pups. Much will depend on your ...
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Started by Kristine Lacoste 2 years ago [closed] [closed] [closed] [closed] [closed] [closed] [closed]
It can be difficult to find time to complete everything we want to accomplish in a day. Do you make time to exercise with your dog? If so, what's your routine?We also have ideas for fitting pet exercise into your schedule if you need some inspiration...
Last replied to by Allison Gray 2 years ago
I've been trying to teach the new pup to run with me. So far it's been something of a farce. The first half is usually B...
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Started by Kristine Lacoste 2 years ago [closed] [closed] [closed] [closed] [closed] [closed] [closed] [closed]
A few years ago we posted this article about dogs eating things they shouldn't. Then in 2015 we found even more shocking consumptions.Has your dog ever eaten something s/he shouldn't have?
Last replied to by Kristine Lacoste 2 years ago
A dog I had years ago ate an entire bullfrog once. She was foaming at the mouth and throwing up. And I love frogs, so yo...

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