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2016-01-08 20:06:33 -0500 commented answer How can I tell if a dog is being playful or dominant (aggressive)?

Great response! Loosey goosey body language is a must! The moment someone goes stiff, step in- in a calm but firm manner.

2016-01-08 19:59:23 -0500 answered a question Help--My dog wont eat dry food anymore?

Definitely switch her over gradually by replacing a 1/4 of her meal with the dry food and increase over the course of 2 weeks or so depending on age and GI function. If she is having loose stools, you may need to switch her over at a slower rate. If she has already been switched over, try adding a little water to her food to soften it . If she's older and has bad teeth, she may be experiencing pain when eating the dry stuff.

If you want to pamper your pet, you can always make your own broth by getting fresh bones from the butcher at your grocery store and letting it boil in water over a long period of time, can/store it and call it a day. Do not add pepper, salt, garlic or onions to your broth.

2016-01-08 19:13:11 -0500 answered a question Can apple cider vinegar be used for dogs?

Yes, you can use it in their water for bad breath and UTI's. If you use it for a UTI, it would be best to pour it directly on their food to be sure they consume all of it. Additionally, keep a close eye on their urinating. If they are still having to go frequently, take them to the vet; antibiotics might be your best bet. (

2016-01-08 19:10:45 -0500 commented answer Should I get rid of my dog? I'll feel guilty?

Training is HUGE! Additionally, Aussies need lots of exercise and a job- whether its putting their toys up or literally anything else. Those resources are great! It's going to take time and dedication to get where you want but you'll have an amazing bond once you come out the other end.

2016-01-08 18:40:01 -0500 commented answer Two dogs from separate families?

Awesome! So glad it worked out!

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2015-12-27 21:59:21 -0500 answered a question Two dogs from separate families?

Honestly, I would keep them separated. If you have experience with correcting bad behavior, you might try reintroducing them. If decide to give it a go, I would put your dogs up while doing so. It sounds like your poodle might've set off the heeler since neither dog had an issue with one another prior to the poodle's reaction.

I do not recommend you reintroducing them if you do not have experience with correcting bad behavior.

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