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PostSubject: Hello from the Midwest   Mon Dec 05, 2016 10:28 pm

Hello Husky Community!

My name is Lynnette and I am the owner of a 9 week old male Siberian husky named Jethro. I will probably be spending loads of time here as Jethro is my first husky. I've wanted a husky ever since I was 9 years old, and have been doing research on the breed and looking up how to's ever since. This is truly a dream come true, but as most of you know no matter how much you study, there is no preparing you for the adventure that it is.

I've been 'venting' on facebook to cope with the sleep deprivation and frustration, just to be hit with non supportive comments and people talking down to me as if I don't know what I am doing or am not already doing what they are suggesting. So I went in search of a community that would allow me to share without the "you have to be patient" "you need to train him" comments.

Anyway, I look forward to all that this community has to offer~
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PostSubject: Re: Hello from the Midwest   Mon Dec 05, 2016 10:39 pm

Welcome to the forum! Jethro is adorable! Loads of information and friendly people here so I'm sure you will find this site helpful to you Smile look forward to seeing more pics!
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PostSubject: Re: Hello from the Midwest   Mon Dec 05, 2016 11:34 pm

Welcome to the forum. Such a cutie.

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PostSubject: Re: Hello from the Midwest   Tue Dec 06, 2016 12:52 am

Welcome... he is a cutie!  You're in for a ride, that's for sure,  I haven't had a puppy in over 40 years... Ami was a year old when we reached him.  But... my son's dog was only 4 months when he got him.  Thought son was gonna  have a stroke over that pup but 2 years later, all is well.  Archer is finally reliably potty  trained, walks well on leash and can be left in a room without chewing every thing to pieces.

Tethering him to you while indoors and crating are your best tools.  Though he's probably not crate trained yet.  Just be consistent, remember, he's a baby, take a deep breath when you need to, don't trust him out of your sight for at least a year.

Oh.  And have fun along the way Smile


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PostSubject: Re: Hello from the Midwest   Tue Dec 06, 2016 1:56 am

Welcome to the forum, Jethro is adorable. Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Hello from the Midwest   Mon Dec 12, 2016 8:58 pm

hi, welcome to the forums. Jethro is adorable. ah, i remember those zombie days hehe. i looked like the walking dead hahaha well that's what my mom said.
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PostSubject: Re: Hello from the Midwest   Mon Jan 02, 2017 9:11 pm

Hello from Canada. Don't be discouraged in the beginning, I JUST got out of the sleepless nights with my pup. They get used to it, I think of it as a baby crying themselves to sleep. You will also learn what each cry means, the "let me out, I want to play/be with you" cry and the "LET ME OUT TO PEE NOW" cry. I still sleep with my bedroom door open and listen for the slightest sound that he might make during the night. It can definitely be frustrating at the beginning, I broke down and cried a few times from frustration and i'm a dog trainer, so don't get discouraged. It is COMPLETELY worth it.
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