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by sreali
Sat Jun 30, 2018 12:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: puppies
Replies: 8
Views: 6562

Re: puppies

We introduced our 8 year old dog to our puppy last fall. It has been a learning experience for all. We did not know if they would get along. We adopted the 8 year old boy almost four years ago and he has been such a mild mannered gentleman with the puppy. Never hurting her and even allowing her to h...
by sreali
Sat Jun 30, 2018 11:59 am
Forum: General
Topic: Training our new fur-kid
Replies: 3
Views: 4016

Re: Training our new fur-kid

Having recently gone through the early months of training our Brittany puppy, I can honestly say it was a challenge for me at first. I was not used to the breed's level of energy, much less "puppy" energy, lol. Beyond that, the intelligence factor made up for any frustration with the energ...
by sreali
Sat Jun 30, 2018 10:55 am
Forum: Behavior
Topic: First swim
Replies: 3
Views: 4559

Re: First swim

We took our 10 month girl Cassie for her first swimming lessons with a life-vest at an indoor dog-pool in our town...She was pretty tentative at first, only wading in up to her legs..It took about four 1/2-hour lessons, a patient trainer, and her favorite tennis ball to encourage her to go in and &q...
by sreali
Sun Oct 01, 2017 9:15 am
Forum: General
Topic: Greetings from a new Brittany owner!
Replies: 12
Views: 11851

Re: Greetings from a new Brittany owner!

Thanks all. I really love having reviewed some of the great experiences on this site and the very useful advice. I guess I never realized how much sleep she needed. I had her out walking and playing (albeit on a schedule) so much that she probably was over tired. So I guess a little more crate time ...
by sreali
Thu Sep 28, 2017 11:20 am
Forum: General
Topic: Greetings from a new Brittany owner!
Replies: 12
Views: 11851

Re: Greetings from a new Brittany owner!

Hello - we also just got our new Brittany this last Sunday, she is 11 weeks. So, I am new to this forum. The pup is super-smart. I understand her environment before was not in-house (kennel raised) but she seems to have picked up the crate and house training rather quickly. I have had her for five d...