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Started by Dave Baker 2 years ago [closed]
Hi, here's a question from Petful member Sylviesonneman. She asks:I am thinking about getting a golden doodle puppy, do you have any tips?
Last replied to by Melissa Smith 2 years ago
Ohhhh I love puppies! Do you have a picture?
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Started by mattiecake 2 years ago [closed] [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] [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] [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] [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 Melissa Smith 2 years ago [closed] [closed] [closed] [closed] [closed]
One of our most commented on articles is The Rise and Fall of Cesar Milan. Cesar has some hotly debated tactics that he utilizes to train dogs. Those who support him, do so vehemently, generally stating that the methods work and that dogs as pack ani...
Last replied to by Melissa Smith 2 years ago
Allison and Jason, I am in agreement. Cesar's methods may very well work -- in terms of dogs not exhibiting a certain ty...
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Started by MitzyMe81 2 years ago [closed] [closed] [closed] [closed] [closed]
Hello everyone! This is my first post as a new member here on Petful! I was hoping to reach out to fellow dog owners for thoughts and advice on a health crisis one of the dogs in my family is going through. All 3 dogs in my life belong to my mom and ...
Last replied to by Melissa Smith 2 years ago
Hi Mitzy!I am so sorry to hear about what your family is going through. It's so hard! I love the image of Hamish wanting...
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Started by Dannidino 2 years ago [closed] [closed] [closed] [closed] [closed]
I do not believe any dog is born to hurt someone.  Most dogs around me are very friendly, but there is this on sitation which has me on edge and im not sure what to do.Several years ago we had a carrin terrier who we kept in the backyard in a fairly...
Last replied to by Kirsti Stephenson 2 years ago
Dear Dannidino, my heart felt sorrow to you and your family for the terrible loss of your precious Pets. This is a tragi...
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Started by Sandy 2 years ago [closed] [closed] [closed] [closed] [closed]
We found our Brave Max in the woods next to our house. Took him home and that evening we noticed he was sitting funny [side saddle] I call it. Sitting on one hip with the right leg out straight.  I took him to the vet the next day to get...
Last replied to by Dr. Pippa Elliott, BVMS, MRCVS 2 years ago
The square shape, especially at such a young age, points towards a genetic problem passed down from his parents. Hence t...
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Started by Melissa Smith 2 years ago [closed] [closed] [closed] [closed] [closed]
In the last day or two, the internet has been inundated with pet owners complaining about their Pedigree dog food. Posters have been sharing pictures of all types of wiry and bristle-like objects protruding from their dog's food. As of right now, Ped...
Last replied to by Melissa Smith 2 years ago
I know my mother used to make all her own dog food. What she did was make it in big batches and then freeze it, so like ...

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