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I am GETTING a PUPPY tomorrow!

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by chickenbarn-gal, Oct 4, 2010.

  1. chickenbarn-gal

    chickenbarn-gal Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 6, 2010
    Michigan
    I am getting a poppy tomorrow! I am SOO excited! Any tips or advice?

    Thanks, Chickenbarn-Gal [​IMG]
     
  2. pbjmaker

    pbjmaker Overrun With Chickens

    May 9, 2008
    Central Iowa
    My advice is be patient with him/her and we have learned the hard way never to call them to you to correct their behavior, they learn real quick not to come to you [​IMG]

    What kind are you getting?
     
  3. chickenbarn-gal

    chickenbarn-gal Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 6, 2010
    Michigan
    A chocolate labrador.. His father is certified, and the puppy's confirmation is very good. The puppy is SOO cute!
     
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  4. Gerbil

    Gerbil Oh, Crazy!

    Jun 24, 2010
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    I love puppies!!!!

    To bad ours grew up, she's all big now!!! [​IMG] [​IMG]


    Pics will be required when he arrives. [​IMG]
     
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  5. chickenbarn-gal

    chickenbarn-gal Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 6, 2010
    Michigan
    Of course! [​IMG]
     
  6. little blue

    little blue Chillin' with my Orps

    Jul 11, 2010
    Mansfield, CT
    in a few weeks we are getting a puppy we are going to get a border collie they are good dogs with chickens and animals
     
  7. Gerbil

    Gerbil Oh, Crazy!

    Jun 24, 2010
    Ours was a purebred mutt. [​IMG]
     
  8. Q9

    Q9 General Headache

    Quote:Same with ours. OP, here's some advice: Train that dog when it's a puppy. He will not listen to you when he's older. [​IMG] He'll do the trick only if he sees a treat, otherwise...

    Yeah, definitely train him while he's a pup. Oh, and just a warning right here. Dogs LOVE chicken poop. To eat. It's disgusting.

    Other than that, I'm happy for you! Who doesn't like dogs?
     
  9. sgtmom52

    sgtmom52 Birds & Bees

    Congratulations! Pictures of puppies are required!

    One of the best tips I can give is ~ crate train! I have 2 German Shepherds that were crate trained from day one and still sleep in their crates at night and are crated when we go away. It is their "safe place" and they often go there on their own when they are tired.

    Also ~ PLEASE ~ remove the puppy's collar whenever he is crated as many dogs have been strangled while crated due to getting their collars or tags caught on the crate.

    Another tip ~ make sure he is micro-chipped and the information is kept up to date.
     
  10. jerseygirl1

    jerseygirl1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Tip - Find a good dog trainer/training class
     

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