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06 Aug 2008

Please help me!
Hi all

We go the most beausdtiful biulldog puppy on Saturday and its like a dream come true. We' ve had bulldogs since I can remembver and now my husband and I bought our own one.

I know she misses her mother, I know its going to tike time for he to adjust but I am so scared and petrified that I' m not a good mom.

My parents last bulldog had to be put down as she became enile and had seperation anxiety in the worst degree ever. But she was totaaly spilt and probably raised as a " human"  more than a dog. She never learned to be alone.

So now my questions - cause she is only six weeks old, we are taking her to a cute puppy day care. Everyone says that locking puppy inside or outside the house for the entire day is so cruel, which is why we deciced to take her to puppy day care.

Today is her third day. She was a bit anxious the firts time I dropped her off, and the woman sais she cried. Yestreday was better and well, we' ll see about today. Is this a good thing for her, its like creche for children surely? So I feel good about it, although deep down like I' m just leaving her there and its not like I can even ask her is she' s enyouing it? How do I know she likes it and if she is still a bit anxious, surely she' ll adapt?

Then the question of crying in the night - she cried about three times, I then stand up (when it gets worse, the crying I mena) and hen I mreley take her outisde to do her thing and put her back in her basket.

I want to rasie a healthy dog, shower her with love yet learn her to be independent.

Do you think I' ve been successful so far and any other suggestions?

Thanks, I will really appreciate your feedback.

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01 Jan 0001

Dear Bee

If the day care owner knows her stuff she will sort you out. Sometimes people need a bit of training and not the dog. Youre already doing the right thing with the day care. Relax.
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