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Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs June 17th, 2011, 11:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,124
Posted By Doggiedose
Thanks everyone for the great tips and...

Thanks everyone for the great tips and suggestions. For the most part we've been ignoring the puppy when she barks and she's been settling back down after the 4 am bathroom trip (for the most part)....
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs June 13th, 2011, 06:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,400
Posted By Doggiedose
Good to know. I think I'm picturing the little...

Good to know. I think I'm picturing the little one nipping at me more than the adult. The pup is more of a biter right now - the adult is better about just mouthing at her. A couple of times when...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs June 13th, 2011, 06:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,400
Posted By Doggiedose
IMO, you did the right thing. This is the type of...

IMO, you did the right thing. This is the type of behavior we discourage, as well. Once puppy is larger, it's not so critical if they want to scruff each other, but if your larger dog gets carried...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior June 13th, 2011, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,116
Posted By Doggiedose
Max, any updates on this? I've got a 12.5 week...

Max, any updates on this? I've got a 12.5 week old puppy and she's doing the same thing. We take her out for the last time around 10:00/10:30, put her in the crate and she tends to sleep until...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior June 13th, 2011, 12:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 860
Posted By Doggiedose
The crate is in our bedroom, and I've been...

The crate is in our bedroom, and I've been putting her in there during the day when I'm home, for an hour or two a couple times a day, along with overnight. She responds best to being in there when...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs June 13th, 2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,400
Posted By Doggiedose
Thanks for sharing your experience - nice to know...

Thanks for sharing your experience - nice to know my dogs aren't the only ones that are quite vocal and rambunctious! :)

As for the high-pitched barking and growling near toys, I'm pretty sure...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs June 13th, 2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,400
Posted By Doggiedose
Thanks Longblades. I'm not used to having two...

Thanks Longblades. I'm not used to having two dogs at once, and am still trying to figure out what's normal and what's not. I really appreciate your thoughts, and I'm really glad to hear from your...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs June 13th, 2011, 11:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,400
Posted By Doggiedose
Hi Hazel, Yes, this is very helpful! Thanks...

Hi Hazel,

Yes, this is very helpful! Thanks so much. Since I posted the original thread, my adult dog has corrected the pup once. He was lying on the floor (trying to cool down) and the pup...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior June 11th, 2011, 07:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 860
Posted By Doggiedose
Hi everyone, Thanks again for the...

Hi everyone,

Thanks again for the tips....the pup has been sleeping from about 10 pm to 4 am pretty successfully the last week or two. Yay! :sleepy:

New question/issue - after taking her out...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs June 10th, 2011, 05:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,124
Posted By Doggiedose
Barking nonstop at 4am - HELP!

Hello,

I've got a 12 week old female puppy and a 3.5 year old male and need some help with the puppy.

We've had her for almost 4 weeks now, and for the past 2 weeks or so she's been pretty good...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs June 6th, 2011, 02:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,400
Posted By Doggiedose
Puppy and Adult Dog Play - What's normal?

Hello,

I have a 3.5 year old male boxer and an 11 week old female boxer, and am just wondering if how they play is "normal" and/or if I should be stepping in when things seem to be a bit chaotic?...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior May 31st, 2011, 07:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 860
Posted By Doggiedose
Thanks for the advice, everyone - sounds like...

Thanks for the advice, everyone - sounds like we're on the right track. Just to clarify, I'm not expecting my pup to go the entire night without having to take her out....during the day she's been...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior May 30th, 2011, 01:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 860
Posted By Doggiedose
Crating - To Ignore or Not to Ignore?

Hello,

I'm crate training my 10 week old puppy and have read and spoken to various sources and have received differing opinions relating to what to do when the dog starts to cry/whine/bark in the...
Forum: Puppy health May 29th, 2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,117
Posted By Doggiedose
Sunaj, it sounds like we're living the same life...

Sunaj, it sounds like we're living the same life right now! Sorry to hear about the sheets...that sucks. I'd probably be freaking out. Ours hasn't done that (yet), but she's a lot more "scrappy"...
Forum: Puppy health May 27th, 2011, 08:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,117
Posted By Doggiedose
Thanks H.P. Your words are very reassuring. I...

Thanks H.P. Your words are very reassuring. I think we're going to try and limit water later at night, but last night she was looking for water so we gave in and let her have some. She ended up...
Forum: Puppy health May 26th, 2011, 11:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,117
Posted By Doggiedose
Hi Sunaj52, I'm so glad to know that I'm not...

Hi Sunaj52,

I'm so glad to know that I'm not the only one experiencing this - as much as it sucks, at least it makes all of this feel more normal. I can withstand the multiple wake-ups, but just...
Forum: Puppy health May 26th, 2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,117
Posted By Doggiedose
Hi Melinda, We haven't started walking the...

Hi Melinda,

We haven't started walking the pup yet as we're waiting for her second round of vaccinations (which will be in about 2 weeks), per the advice of our vet. (I can't wait to get her out...
Forum: Puppy health May 26th, 2011, 07:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,117
Posted By Doggiedose
New puppy - waking up a lot overnight!

Hello,

I need some help....I'm sleep deprived and starting to break down - and feeling stressed out whenever I want to go to bed.:cry:

About a week and a half ago, we got a boxer puppy - she's...
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