>live near dad's house >he got a new pupper recently because he's stupid >everyone who lives with him is too lazy to do anything with it >whenever I visit it gets super excited, probably because I'm not old or unhealthy, and keeps trying to play with me >have no idea what to do in that situation, it doesn't let me pet it, just hops around and barks and licks my hand and stuff
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my gf is getting her first dog on sunday and she wants to crate train it. We live in apartment in the city if that makes a difference. I grew up with pet dogs and my parents never crate trained any and they turned out fine, can anyone redpill me on this method?
I don't crate train, and I'm not super keen on it. I don't really understand why people are so nuts about it. I like that the pet has a place it feels safe and can go to, but I don't really see how that is any different that training a dog to go to its bed.
my dog is crate trained.. i used to use a crate regularly but not so much anymore since i have a bigger place with rooms and i'm home more.. i still think it's important for all dogs to be comfortable crated because they might end up in an emergency situation at the vet or a shelter where there aren't any other options
i also take my dog on my motorcycle and on occasional flights so he needs to feel comfy and secure in his 'bag'
i HATE when people abuse the crate though.. don't use it for punishment or as an alternative for socializing and interacting with your pet
I consider crate training essential but many people abuse it. I work at a vet office and you can always tell when a boarder has never been in a crate before because they go apeshit, hurt themselves trying to escape, and stress out in a kenneling environment. So there is the perk of your dog being relaxed when confined for periods of time.
It's also super helpful for housebreaking a puppy or confining them overnight so when you're asleep you know they are safe.
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I hear stairs are not good for dogs, which means I have a problem as you need to climb at least a 2 meter high stairs to even get into my house, and then you to get to the floor I spend most of my time you need to climb another set of stairs.
Now, is it true that stairs are really bad for a dog or can I get around it by being careful? I don't own a dog yet, but I have been thinking about getting one for a couple of years and have been learning about how to keep one, but if the stairs thing is true the only way I'd be able to keep one would be if I get a tiny... Comment too long. Click here to view the full text.
I live in Nashville, TN and this morning I found this tiny brown garden snake in my house. Very rarely do I find insects and vermin indoors so I was quite surprised. I coaxed it into a cardboard box and let it outside in the backyard.
Now I'm curious what kind of snake it was. I did a bunch of searching and the two likely candidates are a eastern corn snake or a milk snake, but the markings don't look quite right. The snake was about the thickness of a pencil and about 12 inches long.
>>2110828 Thanks, I figured it was harmless since it was so small and didn't look like a copperhead or cottonmouth. At first it wasn't moving and I thought it might be dead, so I poked its tail with my finger and it moved suddenly. I have two cats in the house and didn't want them sniffing around at it though, so I scooped it up and dumped it in the grass.
I've got a 3-4 month old kitten who I'm not sure is ill. Her gums are a bit pale, as pictured, and she gags out of nowhere followed by shivering. And yet, she eats and drinks well, her eyes and nose are clear, she's playful, and her breathing seems to be normal. She isn't at all lethargic. What do?
What should I use to brush my puppy's undercoat? She's a 9 months old golden retriever.
I've been using one of these combination brushes that's slicker on a side and bristle on the other, not much hair come on either, but she's still shedding all over the house even though I brush her 2~3 times a week.
I've heard personally from a friend that her furminator is a godsend. Takes care of shedding, makes her pup's coat super smooth, feels amazing.
Only thing is, she warned that when this product first came out, people used this tool so much they didn't realize that it would bald their pets. It has a small blade within the prongs that takes care of the shedding undercoat, so you have to be careful to not overuse it, otherwise your dog will end up with a little bald spot.
>>2110747 Is the humidity high enough? Is it being incubated artificially or by a parent? Hatch time is when humidity MUST be high enough or the sticky membrane inside the egg will dry out after the shell cracks and glue the baby into the shell.
1. Take to vet and rule out medical issue 2. Switch to canned or raw food only 3. Don't free feed, leave food out for 20 min then pickup, split daily allowance into 3 meals 4. Have 2 solid play sessions a day, preferably before meals. Cat should be panting by the end
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