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  1. Training 6 week old pup

    General Training & Obedience
    Hello everyone! My doberman, Khal Drogo, is currently 6 weeks old, I brought him home this week at such a young age due to extriniating circumstances with the mother. With that in mind, I know it is crucial to raise them correctly because of all the time he is lacking with his mother and his...
  2. How did you spend your first days/nights?

    Puppy Corner
    I am waiting and waiting and waiting for my new baby, 3 more long weeks to go:) I started this long wait 6 months ago, so at this point I can hardly stand it. I am wondering how you spent your first days and nights with your pups while starting to crate. The need to introduce the crate slowly...
  3. Crate training

    Puppy Corner
    Hi, I am getting a new puppy soon, and was wondering at what stage do you start crate training? As soon as they get home (like, would you expect them to sleep in their crate the first night home?), or do you wait until they settle in a bit? If so, where do they sleep until then? Thanks, Kate
  4. Terrified of crate

    General Training & Obedience
    I was very, very stupid when I first got Lillie and did not crate train her. Now, as she's getting older I'd like for her to be comfortable at trials/events. I really want her to love a crate and have a safe place of her own. I bought the Crate Games DVD and I love it, but the issue is that I...
  5. Hello from Tn!!!

    New member introduction
    Hi, I'm Jake and I live in southeastern Tn. Im about to get my first doberman, actually first dog period! I've been doing as much research as possible in trying to ensure I raise a happy healthy dog. Im open to any and all suggestions that anyone is willing to offer! Please feel free to speak up...