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How can we find a dog to "test drive"?
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Many foster agencies will let you let you take a dog for Monday - Friday and then decide. They want to place the dog in a good fit. Within a breed personalities differ. I would base the decision ...

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How can I help my 6 week old puppy sleep through the night?
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A six week old puppy is home sick. Why is he sleeping in his own room? They want to be in a room with you where they can hear you and smell you even if they are in a crate. Even a full grown dog ...

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My boyfriend's dog hates me, help please! Warning! Long post
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First of all your bf needs to step up and take ownership. It is his dog and your house. Your bf should shut the door. Your bf should place the dog on the floor. You bf should not let the dog ...

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How often do different breeds of dog poop?
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My experience is 1-3 poops a day. Big dogs just take bigger poops.

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Elderly next door neighbor and her elderly dog aggression issues
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If you know any children or sisters then contact them. This indicates some serious problems. Try and get in the house to look for problems. Dogs are a pretty good judge of character. Dog was not ...

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Could letting a cat take a very short spin in the clothes dryer be a good way to prevent later incident?
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A dryer cannot even be turned on until the door is shut. So you would leave the door open, let the cat jump in, close the door, spin the dryer, open the door, and let the car jump out. You don't ...

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Cat loves to eat newly opened can food, but after a day or two hesistates to eat the food
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You can get plastic lids for the cat food. I suggest you transfer to a glass jar just big enough for the left over. With less air it will hold its scent better and less oxidation. Set it on the ...

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How can i stop my dog being aggressive with people passing by
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You have a problem. An aggressive pug might maim an ankle. An aggressive bull terrier can easily kill a child. Bull Terrier Bull Terriers can be both independent and stubborn and for this reason ...

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Are abandoned cats or dogs harder to train?
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I only know dogs. A lot depends on what they went though. Most dogs can be rehabilitated (learn to trust). You can get an abused dog that may never come around. I do Monday - Friday care with a ...

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In what temperature ranges are Labrador-type dogs comfortable outside?
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As far as cold if you have a good dog house that they can get out of the wind and rain they can deal with -18 °C (0 °F) or even -29 °C (-20 °F) if they came into the season. ...

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Would my work schedule rule out getting a dog?
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12 hours is not that bad if you give them attention on both ends. You are going to get off shift tired but give them a few minutes if not 20. Most dogs really like to go for walks. The breed ...

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Helping dog recover from death of his brother
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I am going to give a try at this but every dog is different. I would give him a couple weeks with your son. You are not going to remove all scents from a dog so don't try. Do remove any articles (...

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When a dog comes running to me, how can I know whether they want to attack or greet me?
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Most dogs don't attack. If they are growing / snarling and showing teeth that is not a good sign. If they are playful with tail wagging that is a good sign. Even if they want to play they don't ...

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Possible reasons goldfish hanging out near surface
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Fish at the surface is a symptom of not enough oxygen in the water. If you don't have an air pump injecting bubbles then give that a try.

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2 male pups from different litters
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Sure dogs get a along all the time. They go to the park and play with dogs from other homes. If one or both are aggressive that is a problem that is not different home or different litter thing. ...

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How to stop dog from gnawing on antique posts
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You have not had any answers so here is an idea. Take a light packing foam. Not the bubble stuff - a light foam. You could even use newspaper. Soak it in a bitter apple or chili powder or ... ...

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How much land is required to not poop scoop for average sized dog?
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You could put 6 dogs on a quarter acre and not have the poop take over. It dissolves into the soil after time. My two dogs have 6' x 20' and I only clean it out a couple times a year.

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Any Idea What This Bump Is?
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I am not a vet. My labs have had bumps like that. I trim around it with hair clipper and clean the area with alcohol. It dries up and goes away. If it does not get better in a couple days then see ...

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Can I rename a dog I get from a shelter?
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The dog will need to adjust to you, your family, and a new home. During that period they will adjust to new name if you want a new name. Learn a name is not harder than learn a command like sit. I ...

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Will an airpump increase the CO2 level in my aquarium?
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CO₂ is far more soluble in water than O₂. The problem is the amount of CO₂ in air. Air is only about 0.0407% CO₂. There is just not enough of it. Dissolved gases compete with each other so even though ...

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Tips on essentials before I bring my dog hiking?
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This link covers it best REI dog tips Yes the obvious but often camp version. For example a collapsible bowl. Not a blanket - they are heavy - get a camping seat pad. The bulk and weight adds up....

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Behavior issues after one of three dogs dies
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If you have a few years difference then need have the younger dog deffer to the older. As during the final years of the older dog they just plain need it. I start from the day the younger dog comes ...

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Do dogs seek revenge on their owners?
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Yes and it might not even be revenge. They may just need to pee. Could you go the whole day without peeing? A dog can learn to make like 10 hour work day but much after that asking a bit. They ...

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How to hold my dog in place to clean his ears?
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I show my dog(s) the medicine and the biscuit and tell them "medicine" in a nice tone. I don't want them to think it is punishment. You don't want to say "good dog" as they don't like what is going to ...

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What factors are most important to adopters of rescue dogs?
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A lot the same as jaylynn2. A check list of basics: OK with dogs OK with cats OK with children House trained Weight (many rentals have weight limit) And a paragraph or two about the dog. Be honest ...

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Taking a new puppy out
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Everything is going to be new to the puppy. A car ride is not much different than a new home. I brought my puppy home on a 4 hour ride. Try and get a blanket or rug from the litter for her to smell....

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Will my dog’s leg be healed if he has damaged his leg?
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In case you want to use that as an answer. A sprain should heal. If the dog is still limping in a week you should see a vet. A torn legitimate will not heal and surgery is not cheap. A ...

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What is a polite way to ask "What breed is your pet dog? Or what kind of mixture if he's a mixture?"
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I have a high end Labrador Retriever and mutt from rescue. I am happy to tell either. Not the question but ask if you can pet.

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Dog refuses to move during walks
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He could be sore. At the dog park he was just too excited to show it. I know I was walking my dog too much and had to scale it back. See if his muscles are sore by applying pressure. He could ...

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How would I get my dog down from our 3rd floor bedroom if there was a fire?
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60 lbs is a bit. A climbing harness designed for dogs and practice putting it on and off. A 50 ft climbs rope and a carabiner (or two). Lowering 60 lbs three stories not not the each. Hand ...

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