• @Iampossiblyatwork
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      192 months ago

      Alternatively, embrace chaos and adopt in the raptor phase.

      • @[email protected]
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        132 months ago

        We wanted to adopt an adult dog but fell in love with a Raptor. She’s good now but man, never again.

        • @Iampossiblyatwork
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          112 months ago

          We have a raptor. We call him Garchomp. He doesn’t chew, but does chomp.

          • @[email protected]
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            52 months ago

            I hope he settles down at the magic 2 year mark!

            Ours wasn’t a biter or a chewed. Just too smart for her own good, and if she didn’t have enough smart things to do she would find dumb things. Defeated all of the childproof door locks, cabinet locks, baby gates.

      • @Papanca
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        62 months ago

        Unless you rescue a dog that has been solely toilet trained on a puppy mat. It’s a lot of work to fix it, as i now know

  • Kogasa
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    352 months ago

    With parrots the second stage lasts 40+ years

    • @angrystego
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      372 months ago

      Well, they ARE dinosaurs.

  • @Philharmonic3
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    172 months ago

    0-4 months should just be poop everywhere all the time

  • @[email protected]
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    152 months ago

    I only have scars from the puppy stage, oddly enough. When their teeth are little daggers and they haven’t learned humans don’t do love nips.

    • @[email protected]
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      32 months ago

      Why didn’t anybody tell me humans don’t do love nips? This whole time I’ve been raising dogs wrong.

  • Jo Miran
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    132 months ago

    This also applies to min-pins except that instead of 24 months it’s 5 years.