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New Sheltie Mom

Discussion in 'Say Hello!' started by Mary Walker, Feb 9, 2020.

  1. Mary Walker

    Mary Walker Forums Novice

    Jan 31, 2020
    Good morning. My name is Mary and I am the proud owner of a nine week old sheltie baby girl named Maggie. Our first week has gone great! I am in love love love! This is the first time I have crate trained and she loves her crate. Working on potty training — And it is a lot of work LOL. Happy to be here
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  2. Calliesmom

    Calliesmom Moderator

    Mar 29, 2008
    near Mobile, AL
  3. Sharon7

    Sharon7 Moderator

    Oct 31, 2009
    Southern California
    Welcome, lots of good info here - what section of the US are you in? We do love photos here if you want you can post a link to a photo sharing site or become a premium member to post pics.
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  4. Margi

    Margi Forums Enthusiast

    Nov 2, 2012
    Corona, AZ
    Hi and welcome to you and Maggie!
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  5. Mary Walker

    Mary Walker Forums Novice

    Jan 31, 2020
    I am in Southern California. How do I becomes a premium member?
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  6. MidWestJen

    MidWestJen Premium Member

    Mar 8, 2014
    Welcome to you and Maggie!

    I'm currently raising two 16 week old sheltie mix puppies (along with my 6-year-old sheltie) and working on crate training them, too. Sheltie Nation is such a fantastic place! So much knowledge and experience of the wonderful sheltie breed all in one place. Love it!
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  7. ghggp

    ghggp Moderator

    Aug 28, 2011
    Grosse Pointe, Michigan
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  8. ghggp

    ghggp Moderator

    Aug 28, 2011
    Grosse Pointe, Michigan
    Welcome, Marry and Maggie!
    Shelties are so smart and easy to train.... they really want to please. Can't wait to hear about your adventures...
    Take LOTS of pictures... they grow up so soon!
    Please post pictures too!
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  9. Darren

    Darren Premium Member

    Nov 1, 2019
    Hi Mary and Maggie, welcome to the forum! My little Monty sends you both a high paw!
  10. KarenCurtis

    KarenCurtis Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2010
    WELCOME!!! Potty training is a lot of work! I got my puppy, Minnie, at 3 months old in May, and I miss those little puppy days sometimes. Minnie was and is an easy puppy. We enrolled her in puppy class right away and took her everywhere- it was exhausting but worth it! Good luck! Crate training makes things easier. I also use a pen in my living room for Minnie, I don't know what I would do without it! Good luck to you!
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