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The most simple thing to understand is that the puppy is young and independent. Sometimes rebellious :) Just like human babies, and like any other babies. One reason why the dogs (regardless of age) prefer to go to the bed / sofa, even when it is forbidden, is that they need to be as close as possible with their masters, even when their masters are not ...


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The answer to your question actually helps with both of your concerns-- Leash Training. Training will help your dog not to pull on the leash as well as build trust between the both of you. When you are walking with Benji hold some of his food, or some of his favorite treats in your hand. Allow him to smell the food and become interested, and then start to ...


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After trying multiple combinations of dog foods mixed with human condiments, we finally tried Purina Pro Plan Puppy Sensitive Skin & Stomach Salmon & Rice Dry Dog Food in a feeding toy ball after seeing several recommendations for the same “picky-puppy” food issues on reddit/puppy 101. I might add that the Purina Pure Plan puppy chows are easier ...


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Normally, the dogs would not need much protection, if the ground is dry. They actually become frantic when given the opportunity to play in fresh snow. But there are cases when some protection might be needed. As strange as it might sound, there are "shoes for dogs". Just try to find some in your area. They might even come with winter-design for ...


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There are multiple factors that determine a dog’s temperament and breed is just one of them. Others are personality, age and experience. Of course a one-year purebred Malinois will typically be a nervous bundle of energy and a seven-year old pug will be mostly calm and settled, but that’s just average. The former may be unusually laid-back and the latter ...


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This is how many food related problems arise (and it's most often the humans who exhibit the problematic behavior like insisting their dog needs to be hand fed). You already tried different brands of food, so it isn't that your dog is picky. Maybe he just wants a short digestive pause. Maybe he's ok with eating just until he's no longer hungry in contrast to ...


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i also have a husky puppy, he is 16 weeks now. He started teething earlier than expected and seemed to gravitate to my coffee table and my socks rather than the chew bone i bought him. So, i switched to a soft wood-like chew stick i found at Petsmart and soft, no filling toys like the deflated looking stuffed animals at Petsmart. He loved those and ...


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First of all, territorial behavior involving nipping and biting should not be tolerated from a dog to begin with. Even with a small dog, where many people think it is just cute and harmless. Don't teach your dog it's okay to act like that. A dog that bites people is typically a dog that gets put down, although small dogs tend to get away with things bigger ...


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The reactions you describe - her panicky state, shivering and inability to follow simple commands - points to a visceral reaction comparable to a panic attack. Humans and animals have different regions of the brain taking care of different functions and actions. The so-called higher working levels of the brain in humans include things like good manners, ...


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It has been my experience that using Advet shampoo and or conditioner and/or the waterless shampoo/leave in conditioner All made with essential oils is the answer. I am a groomer and have seen amazing results within weeks.


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Some studies: Randomised double-blind, positive-controlled trial to assess the efficacy of glucosamine/chondroitin sulfate for the treatment of dogs with osteoarthritis Onset of significant response was slower for Glu/CS than for carprofen-treated dogs. The results show that Glu/CS has a positive clinical effect in dogs with osteoarthritis. Therapeutic ...


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