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  1. Introduce Yourself
    My Finley keeps trying to get my attention and as soon as I give it, he wants to bite my hands, pull on my jeans, nightgown, my hair, you name it, he'll bite it and pull it. I think he thinks of this as part of a game sometimes. Being blind is no excuse, I know. He plays tug-of-war so wellll! Or...
  2. General Discussion
    Hi, I'm sure you'll all tell me this is perfectly normal but twice a day, our lovely 11 week old pup goes crazy for about an hour or so. Usually happens after his mid-morning nap and around 9 at night. We've had him less than 2 weeks and things are really going well but twice a day he's just...
  3. Puppy Area
    We rescued a Hav puppy that was 5 months old when we got him. The rescuers had him for 3 weeks prior to us getting him and told us he was not very social, but felt sure he would do better once he left the shelter (which was filled with dogs much bigger than him and scaring him at every turn)...
  4. Training Tips and Advice
    Hello. We got our female havanese from a breeder exactly one week ago. She's now 10 weeks old. My wife & I both work, so we have setup a small gated area for her with her crate, potty area, toys & water. She's been having less accidents (almost all of her accidents have been poo) so we feel...
  5. General Discussion
    Hello. We got our female havanese from a breeder exactly one week ago. She's now 10 weeks old. My wife & I both work, so we have setup a small gated area for her with her crate, potty area, toys & water. She's been having less accidents (almost all of her accidents have been poo) so we...
  6. General Discussion
    Our male, neutered, Havanese just turned one. A few months back, when we would remove him from our daughter's bed to put him in his crate for the night, he began to growl at us. At first we thought it was cute—as though he just wanted to sleep in our daughter's bed and he was simply protesting...
  7. Puppy Area
    Hi, Callie has arrived! She is cute as a button, cuddly and sassy. But is she going to be eaten? Trixie is 8 months, Callie 8 weeks. They met last weekend and are endlessly fascinated with each other. But, when I let Callie out to play for a while they are constantly rough housing and...
  8. Training Tips and Advice
    Biting? Agression? Fear? Submission? Dominance? Barking? All these behaviors can be addressed through early socialization. Disclosure: I am no expert. I have one hav named Lola who is 2 1/2 and a total hoot. My neighbors tell me she is "the perfect dog". Nearly. With all the new...
  9. Training Tips and Advice
    How do I deal with this? Dexter outside and has a pine cone and dh tries to take the pine cone away from Dexter.....don't know why....Dexter loves those pine cones, they are prized possessions. Well...............Dexter bites dh. Needless to say, dh is very upset and Dexter does not know...
  10. Puppy Area
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