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How much and how often to feed my dog?

Feed your dog based on their age, size, and activity level: Puppies (2-6 months): 3-4 meals per day. Puppies (6+ months): 2-3 meals per day. Adult Dogs: 2 meals per day. Senior Dogs: 1-2 meals per ...
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What should I look for in a nutritious dog food?

When choosing nutritious dog food, look for these key factors: High-Quality Protein: Ensure the first ingredient is a named meat source like chicken or beef. No Fillers: Avoid foods with corn, soy, ...
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German Shepherd - Australian Dingo mix puppy

Grew up with a german shepherd-dingo cross from an early age. He was my best friend. The protective trait was prominent, nobody could raise their hand to me or similar. Can't speak for other mixes, ...
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Dog uses doggie door perfectly during day even when home alone but not at night!

It sounds like she's scared to go out alone at night. I know I've had pets that won't go out at night unless I go with them. Turn on the lights outside when she goes out and/or install motion-...
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I think my dog is MAD not SAD

I agree with keshlam. The more you "make amends" or otherwise act different around him, the more you signal to him that whatever happened is extremely special and absolutely requires special ...
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I think my dog is MAD not SAD

He'll get over it. Give him a few days and he'll forget that he's annoyed you went away.
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Strange bulge/nodule on nipple of dog

Full disclosure: I'm neither a vet nor a medical professional, but I do work in the manufacturing of medical devices and learned some medical knowledge for my job. The images clearly show the bulge ...
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Dog destroys everything I plant in flower pots

For anyone reading this. This to help others who may be wondering what can I do. As I was. Firstly, punishing your dog won't change the behavior. This is a human act and not how dogs acts in their ...
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My dog gets aggressive to me when I come home

Have you tried using bitter apple? They sell it at pet stores as a non-toxic deterrent for pets. It tastes bad and my experience was that after a few encounters with it on my hands, she was became ...
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My dog won't let me sleep at night and it's driving me crazy

It could be one or any number of things. You can try and address these in any order. Medical: the issue could be a medical condition like pain of some kind, or alternatively some cognitive disorder, ...
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"Fetch [the ball]!" How to help my otherwise-smart dog understand that objects have names (nouns) and that command verbs use those names as objects?

The replies ahead of mine are all correct, dogs are very intelligent. That being said; they have no concept whatsoever of any human speech patterns, and thus cannot comprehend more than 2-3 word ...
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Two male dogs: one neutered, one intact; they were fine until one was neutered, now he goes after intact male; will neutering other male help?

I know this post is a few years old, but two important claims from the aforementioned research should be mentioned here. This is from the abstract for the 2018 study referenced before: "Neither ...
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A name that starts with "No"

I wouldn't worry about it ... keep in mind there's a school of training that says you shouldn't use the word "no" to dogs .. but rather, work on positive encouragement/reinforcment. However, ...
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