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

  1. Mary Walker

    Mary Walker Forums Novice

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    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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  3. Sharon7

    Sharon7 Premium Member

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    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

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    Hi and welcome to you and Maggie!
     
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  5. Mary Walker

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    I am in Southern California. How do I becomes a premium member?
     
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  6. MidWestJen

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    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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  8. ghggp

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    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

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

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    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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