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by SheltiePlanet
Mon Feb 15, 2021 11:48 pm
Forum: Behavior and Temperament
Topic: My 6 month puppy keeps wanting to chase joggers and bark at them
Replies: 2
Views: 1005

Re: My 6 month puppy keeps wanting to chase joggers and bark at them

Sounds like a conditioned response... She's herding them per her instinct to chase things that move, which is now being targeted to joggers. Piper does this with cyclists and skateboarders! I still haven't got round to desensitizing him... it's not too much of a common occurrence to bother. But if y...
by SheltiePlanet
Sat Feb 13, 2021 8:33 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Meet Howard and Piper
Replies: 0
Views: 673

Meet Howard and Piper

You've probably heard me talking about Howard and Piper on the Sheltie Planet website. Thought it was time I put some pictures of them here :D Howard at 8 weeks old. https://sheltieplanet.com/img/sheltie-puppy.jpg Gah, put those down! https://sheltieplanet.com/img/naughty-sheltie-puppy.jpg Howard ge...
by SheltiePlanet
Sat Feb 13, 2021 8:10 pm
Forum: Food and Nutrition
Topic: Supplements
Replies: 3
Views: 7616

Re: Supplements

As Howard and Piper are getting pretty senior now I'm going to deep dive into dog supplement research and find out what Shelties really need. Watch this space, I'll post the final article here and on the website. Thanks for bringing this up!
by SheltiePlanet
Sat Feb 13, 2021 7:35 pm
Forum: Food and Nutrition
Topic: 33 Foods That Are Toxic to Dogs
Replies: 0
Views: 547

33 Foods That Are Toxic to Dogs

Have you ever fed your dog a grape as a treat? How about let him eat leftover meals containing onion, mushrooms or garlic? Unfortunately, even these common foods are toxic and sometimes fatal to dogs. Check out the full list here: 33 Foods That Are Toxic to Dogs https://sheltieplanet.com/img/foods-t...
by SheltiePlanet
Sat Feb 13, 2021 7:33 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Where to Rescue a Sheltie
Replies: 0
Views: 594

Where to Rescue a Sheltie

Here's our directory of all the Sheltie rescue groups in the US, organized alphabetically by state.

Sheltie Rescue Organizations in the US

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by SheltiePlanet
Sat Feb 13, 2021 7:32 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Where to Find Sheltie Puppies
Replies: 0
Views: 622

Where to Find Sheltie Puppies

Have you got your heart set on a Sheltie puppy? Browse our international breeder directories here:

Sheltie Breeders in the US, Canada, UK, Australia and New Zealand

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by SheltiePlanet
Sat Feb 13, 2021 7:28 pm
Forum: Behavior and Temperament
Topic: How to Stop Your Sheltie Barking
Replies: 0
Views: 575

How to Stop Your Sheltie Barking

Here are two techniques using psychological conditioning to stop this nerve-frazzling behavior:

How to Stop Your Sheltie Barking

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by SheltiePlanet
Sat Feb 13, 2021 7:27 pm
Forum: Behavior and Temperament
Topic: How to House Train a Puppy
Replies: 0
Views: 518

How to House Train a Puppy

Here are the basics of house training a puppy (teaching him to pee and poop outdoors). We basically apply traditional housebreaking rules, using puppy training pads, and lots of praise:

How to House Train a Puppy

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by SheltiePlanet
Sat Feb 13, 2021 7:24 pm
Forum: Health & Grooming
Topic: Inherited Health Issues in Shelties
Replies: 0
Views: 675

Inherited Health Issues in Shelties

Here's a breakdown of the six main genetic diseases seen in Shelties: Inherited Health Issues in Shelties Of course, other health problems can arise too. If you have experience of other conditions, please post them to this board to help others understand what symptoms to look out for and how to appr...
by SheltiePlanet
Sat Feb 13, 2021 6:04 am
Forum: Sheltie Photos
Topic: winnie (6 months)
Replies: 1
Views: 561

Re: winnie (6 months)

Gorgeous... love those fluffy ears! :D