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How can I teach my dog to play?

My dog is a rescue from a hoarder situation and she doesn't understand how to play. Most toys scare her or, as in the case of balls, just baffle her. I have never seen a dog so uninterested in fetching or playing. The problem is, she gets bored and then barks at us, usually when we are sleeping, to ...

Pets , Dog Ownership
asked: UTC 2020-10-12 10:03 PM
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Crate Training a Puppy?

My family and I just got a Bernese Mountain Dog puppy. He is our first dog and we're not sure how best to train him. I have two small children and the whining I hear about from crate training might be too hard on the kids. Also, will he be aggressive later in life because of crate training?...

Pets , Dog Ownership
asked: UTC 2020-07-09 11:23 AM
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How do I stop cats from scratching my couch?

We have a brand new couch but our cats keep scratching it up. How can we get them to stop doing this before our couch is ruined?...

Pets , Cat Ownership
asked: UTC 2020-10-12 03:48 AM
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Are all storks mute? How do they communicate?

My friend has a pet stork and I have never once heard it make any noise at all. My friend says that storks are all mute, but if this is true, how do they communicate? Is he right? Do birds, especially storks, communicate in other ways other than noises? Is it all bosy language or a vague sort of sig...

Pets , Exotic Animals
asked: UTC 2020-08-28 01:44 PM
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Should I adopt a cat for my dog?

My dog is a very shy rescue who does not like other dogs. She is very riveted on me, and to a lesser extent, my roommate. She is part Viszla, and this behavior runs in the breed. She seems curious about and interested in cats.  I want to get a cat for her to have a larger pack. I have had cats ...

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asked: UTC 2020-10-14 01:29 PM
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Why isn't my English Bulldog protective and aggressive?

I bought an English Bulldog as a guard dog but all he does is sleep all day and when he sees strangers outside the fence he picks up a toy and tries to play with them. I want him to bark at strangers to keep them away from my property. I tried feeding him raw meat but that has had no effect on his t...

Pets , Dog Ownership
asked: UTC 2020-10-07 05:59 PM
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Doggy Bags

I have two dogs and feel guilty whenever I use plastic bags to pick up their poo on walks. Are there more environmentally friendly options than typical doggy bags? Ideally these bags would be very small.  ...

Pets
asked: UTC 2020-10-08 11:46 AM
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How to transport guinea pigs?

My friend has some guinea pigs she needs to move a few states over. She's afraid that too long in the car might be bad for them. What's the best way to move 2 guinea pigs a long distance?...

Pets , Small Miscellaneous Pets
asked: UTC 2020-11-29 11:10 PM
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How can I stop my dog from chasing bicycles?

My dog is fairly small and not scary at all, but he lunges at bicyclists and frightens them. I'm always afraid one of them will crash and fall. I feel terrible about his behavior and I don't know how to stop him without upsetting even more cyclists. ...

Pets , Dog Ownership
asked: UTC 2020-10-28 11:31 PM
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You can only have one type of pet animal for the rest of your life- what is it?

...and why?...

Pets , General
asked: UTC 2020-08-13 05:35 PM
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