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Started by Melissa Smith 4 months ago
As a pet sitter and dog walker, I have the opportunity to use a lot of different types of leashes and encounter a lot of different walking styles. I get dogs who heel beautifully and make me feel as though I am sailing across the green at Westminster...
Last replied to by Melissa Smith 4 days ago
To Jack - harnesses can definitely be an answer when there is a puller. It puts less stress on the neck and also covers ...
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Started by kpupper 6 months ago
So i was searching around and stumbled upon an article about dogs and cheese. I became interested mainly due to me being a huge cheese lover and eating it most of the night with some nice wine on the side. I was wonder what your thoughts are on when...
Last replied to by Melissa Smith 1 month ago
Great answer, Skylar! Cheese can have a lot of fat in it...like everything else that tastes good, darn it! 😀
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Started by Venetia Bride 8 months ago
We adopted 2 Chihuahuas. The woman from the ASPCA brought the first one, Missy, to our home, and Missy was terrified. She was on the kill list because of this, we were told by the woman. She took her out of the portable crate and handed her to me. I ...
Last replied to by Chaelin Kang 2 months ago
It is so heart breaking to hear the story, but good to know and is a such a relief that those cuties met such a warm hea...
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Started by Samantha 6 months ago
I need some pretty quick advice on the use of fabric softener and dog toys.  I am a new dog owner, and I've had my adorable Buttercup for less than a week.  Today she peed all over her blanket, sleeping mat, and a combination of rope toys and squea...
Last replied to by Chaelin Kang 2 months ago
I guess the scent will still remain even if you wash it again. Though, do wash it several times to eliminate fabric soft...
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Started by NeekyRae 4 months ago
I've been wanting to join something like this for awhile and my new puppy threw me into joining for help! haha (she's also the one to stepped on my keyboard and submitted my last post before it was done. Sorry!) I've had my new baby for three month...
Last replied to by Melissa Smith 4 months ago
Neeky, that sounds like a good plan! I'd also just mention to the vet what's going on while you're there. With the vet's...
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Started by Nicola Wyrd 5 months ago
Hi. We are having a lot of trouble toilet training our Samoyed. I'm sure we must be doing something wrong. We take her outside on lead to her toilet spot, but very often she just won't go because she is distracted. All she can think about when she's ...
Last replied to by Melissa Smith 5 months ago
Ah, I hadn't realized about the vaccinations - sorry about that! In regards to the frequency of her elimination, I'd giv...
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Started by LindaWilliams 5 months ago
We have two lurchers.  Dolly is our 4 year old rescue bitch.  For 10 months we have struggled with her pooping.  She barks every night to be let out.  We have tried changing her food from dry to wet, expensive, cheap, ordinary and sensitive, chan...
Last replied to by Karen Doll 5 months ago
I've actually never heard of the Lurcher breed before today, but I'm curious to know what changes may have occurred in y...
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Started by Fleur 7 months ago
I adopted a one year old, neutered male two days ago and since then the dog has been very active and has some behaviors that are concerning to me. He eats weeds and oak leaves. (which don't make him ill in any way) and despite eight hours of cons...
Last replied to by HeyCatie 6 months ago
Oh! And the other thing... Dogs will eat weird things like dirt, rocks, leaves, grass when they are stressed OR they are...
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Started by Karen Doll 6 months ago
Our dog is no longer with us, but I'm curious about everyone's experiences at the local dog park. When our Pip was alive, we took him to the dog park only on occasion because he really didn't run or play. He spent the entire time sniffing the perimet...
Last replied to by HeyCatie 6 months ago
Agreed. The main problem at the Dog Parks are the Fur Parents.  Many just don't understand the basics of Dog Park Etiqu...
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Started by Davi 7 months ago
My last dog - Bully(pit bull) had problems with aggression, Peter helped us, but I want to cope myself in the case of a similar situation. Can you share your methods?
Last replied to by Irish101 6 months ago
Gives something that motivates her and do feel free to play tug games, but don’t use an easily eviscerated toy. Rather...

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