"When we brought our first dog home, it took about a week before she settled down and slept thru the nite. Putting a crate in the bedroom helped--lots! When we brought Loo home 7 months later we put her crate next to RB's and I was waiting for a…"
"With my dogs I put their bowl down and make them wait a few seconds for me to give them an ok to eat! They had to look at me not at bowl before I would let them eat. I have done that from day one! I also would take their bowls away and when they…"
"It will get better! He is a cutie! Make sure he has something to snuggle with and if it has your scent all the better. Did your breeder give you a toy that he had played with while he was with them? That really helped my dogs. They slept and played…"
"Chelsie, you r going thru short hair shock! I really like his head cut. The rest of his body will grow out of that just cut look in a week or so! As it grows out remember what stage you like the most and take a picture so you can show it to your…"
"Barb, Loo is almost 18 months. She lost her first coat between 10 and 11 months. She was over that at about 13 months. She went from a black lab, the color of her mom, to a dark blackish chocolate brown, the color of her dad. She does not shed.…"
"Barb, I gave Loo a bath and combed her out last week. No problems. I am getting her groomed tomorrow so I thought I would comb her to make it easier on Loo and the groomer tomorrow. I can hardly believe all the hair that I got off of her. It was…"
"Janice, my doodle is 17 months and I have had no trouble with mats. This winter I kept her hair around 4 inches and she is going in for her summer cut this week. I comb her once a week and bathe her when she needs it. Her hair is thick and curly. I…"
"It is amazing how different and alike each dog is! I always hoped those difficult phases would be short lived! Sometimes I was lucky sometimes not so lucky! Regardless we all survived and life is good!"
"Erin we live down in Yorktown and I have had a dog with Lyme disease. Carla is right, muscle and joint pain is a symptom of Lyme disease. Those little ticks r very hard to find. Lyme disease is treatable with antibiotics. Good luck!"