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Old 12-20-2009, 09:26 PM
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Now my dog eats and wags his tail when we get home.......but not much else. Just lays in the hall by himself. Doesn't want to play. It has been suggested that we get another dog so he will have a companion.....but I am just not currently up to doing that. I guess dog owners will understand why...... Any thoughts or suggestions?
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Old 12-20-2009, 09:38 PM
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Has he been check out by a vet?

How old is he? First thing that came to mind was joint problems/pain.
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Old 12-20-2009, 09:42 PM
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How long has he been like this? What do you do to try to get him to play? What were his previous favorite things to do?

I think you should work to figure out what, if anything, is the problem before getting another dog. And of course, if you get another dog it should be because YOU want one, I'm not a big fan of getting your pet a pet.
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Old 12-20-2009, 10:04 PM
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If he's young and crated he may not know how to play . I would say to concentrate on him and not bring in a " playmate " at this point , we need more info !
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Old 12-20-2009, 10:11 PM
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Bringing companion is always good for anyone. but better go to some vat first for routine check up.
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Old 12-20-2009, 11:21 PM
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How old is the dog? Has he always been like this? Does he enjoy going for a walk? Have you had him checked out to make sure it's not a joint problem? How long have you had him? Did you get him as a puppy, adopt him later in life, or what?
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Old 12-21-2009, 04:21 AM
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I think your dog needs a mate. get it to a local pet shop and breed it. he will be ok and all thing gone fine.
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Old 12-21-2009, 09:58 AM
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I think your dog needs a mate. get it to a local pet shop and breed it. he will be ok and all thing gone fine.
Um, I think you might need to clarify this a bit better, LOL

Maybe something has been lost in the translation?
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Old 12-21-2009, 09:59 AM
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I think your dog needs a mate. get it to a local pet shop and breed it. he will be ok and all thing gone fine.
Whoa, blunt maybe?

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