Dog Behavior Problems

Share your dog's behavior problems such as aggression, barking, biting, chewing, digging, growling, howling, jumping, separation anxiety and whining with others. Many members have been through what you are experiencing... so you can learn from them.

Yorkie agression toward our cat

We have a Yorkie, Lexie, who is 18 months old and us usually fairly well behaved. (SitStayFetch has...

by vangiegravesMay 19, 2009

3 replies last post by vangiegraves
Jun 3, 2009

Fear aggression

Reading todays newsletter about the aussie mix who was growling i wondered why the response did not...

by LBRIGHAMMay 28, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsarah
Jun 3, 2009

Aggression towards other dogs

Hello - My name is Jared. I have a 4 year old Jack Russell. He has not been socialized with other...

by jbecke91Jun 1, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsarah
Jun 3, 2009

Fine off lead but problems on lead!!

I have just purchased the Secrets to Dog Training so should probably be reading a bit more before...

by sharkie81May 16, 2009

3 replies last post by KOPsarah
Jun 3, 2009

Still Working on Food Aggression

Update on Jake (now 7 month old) German Shepard. Jake was showing food aggression at 5 months and...

by jaker104May 26, 2009

2 replies last post by jaker104
Jun 1, 2009

Info

Hi there, I have a couple of questions to ask. I have 3 dogs and a cat. One is a scottish...

by MarvinMay 26, 2009

2 replies last post by KOPsarah
Jun 1, 2009

Aauugghh!!!

I'm dealing with an issue with my 15mo old Boxer. She is a good girl, she's smart and easily...

by scb2005May 28, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsarah
Jun 1, 2009

Suddenly Aggressive Neighbor

My puppy (7 month old Wheaten Terrier) and our neighbor's puppy (8 month old cock-a-poo) have been...

by dpenglerMay 27, 2009

3 replies last post by KOPsarah
Jun 1, 2009

Aggressive Behavior - Challenging my Alpha Role

My wife and I have a 6 month old Weimaraner who weighs 60 lbs. He has started demonstrating...

by fmoore1970May 26, 2009

3 replies last post by KOPsarah
May 29, 2009

getting 2 puppies at the same time

i am wondering about getting 2 female gsds from the same litter . i have heard pros and cons on the...

by michaelerenaeMay 21, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsarah
May 21, 2009

Lead Pulling

I have an 18mth old Shep cross from Pet Rescue. She's a lovely well behaved dog, but pulls...

by Karen-WilsonMay 5, 2009

3 replies last post by Karen-Wilson
May 18, 2009

Doesn't Listen Outside

I have an 18 month old labrador/golden retriever mix named Kiya. We have taken puppy training and...

by MDamicsMay 14, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsarah
May 14, 2009

GSD puppy scared by other dogs

Hi I wonder if any one can help. I have a 4 1/2 month old GSD bitch. She has been well...

by CELMay 11, 2009

2 replies last post by CEL
May 13, 2009

fear based aggression to other dogs

My Jack Russel/Springer Spaniel cross is now almost 3. He is a confident happy dog who was well...

by BobbyMay 7, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsarah
May 13, 2009

self rewarding goof ball!

We have an 18 month golden retriever male. He is unbelievably smart as he sailed through obedience...

by araderApr 25, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsarah
May 13, 2009

barking & running around swimming pool

My dog, lab collie cross, is not usually very vocal. He barks to go out or in and at squirrels in a...

by JanetMay 10, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsarah
May 13, 2009

Growing nervous aggressions toward people - how to work on this?

Hi. I just this week finally downloaded the Secrets to Dog Training and find the reading and...

by AbigaleMay 7, 2009

2 replies last post by Abigale
May 8, 2009

Chewing up carpet

I have a 9-month old Morkie and I cannot get her to stop chewing up the carpet. She goes to the...

by dogsruleMay 6, 2009

3 replies last post by anastasia
May 7, 2009

Problems with aggression

Hi, I am really interested in this weeks story, as I have an aggressive dog. His name is Tip, he...

by KatiewApr 20, 2009

2 replies last post by Abigale
May 7, 2009

Barking at other dogs

Hi, My dog is a German Spitz, he is good at home but as soon as we go out he stresses out starts...

by anne1monkeysApr 27, 2009

2 replies last post by J-Bee
May 7, 2009

New puppy - housetraining problem

Hi, i just brought an 8 week old Shih Tzu puppy (first time puppy parent) and i am having...

by rbeldonMay 4, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsarah
May 5, 2009

Border Bullie

Hello There I have a Border Terrier dog - small but diabolical with other dogs medium size and...

by anniemckMay 2, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsarah
May 4, 2009

sudden aggression

My 8 year old german shephard is suddenly guarding the front door. For five years I've had piano...

by kimberley1453Apr 22, 2009

3 replies last post by KOPsarah
May 3, 2009

guarding the door

Hi, My 8 year old german shepherd has been with me 5 years. I have had piano students come and go...

by kimberley1453Apr 29, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsarah
May 3, 2009

Aggression to neighbours through the fence

I have a Bullmastiff/Boxer x Wolfhound/Bull Arab just under 2 years old. He is a lovely dog to...

by Nessa02May 2, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsarah
May 3, 2009

grabbing babies' toys

I babysit for my two grandchildren at my son's home. Their English bulldog, named Bogie has been...

by MarciaApr 30, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsarah
May 3, 2009

clingy and lonely?

Kind of new here but here's my problem. I have a Jack/Cattle mix who is gotten kind of clingy...

by BEAKERMay 2, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsarah
May 3, 2009

barking

i have a yorkie who barks constantly, she barks when i leave the room she barks when i enter the...

by bethmorganApr 27, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsarah
May 1, 2009

Aggressive fur baby

Hi My 8yr old bull terrier X girl (sterilised) has become a problem child. I adopted her from a...

by ploppy72Apr 25, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsarah
May 1, 2009

Barking

I have 2 poodles 1 yorkipoo and 1 yorkchi. When people come to our door they all run to the door...

by ChampagneApr 29, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsarah
Apr 30, 2009

barking

my yorkie barks constantly she barks if she is excited, she barks if she needs to go potty, she...

by bethmorganApr 27, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsarah
Apr 30, 2009

10 month labrador Dog chewing/peeling off the paint of my house!

Can anyone tell me if this is common?... or why would my lab simply chose to [B]peel off [/B]the...

by 755crsimmonsMar 24, 2009

10 replies last post by LetsPlay
Apr 29, 2009

Minature Pinscher - Eating underwear

My little Min pin Roxy has been eating my wifes underwear. I haven't been able to break her of...

by bneilyApr 21, 2009

2 replies last post by KOPsarah
Apr 22, 2009

Jack Russel and Doberman at War

I have a 5 yr old JR and 1 yr old Great Doberman who are at war with each other. My JR was raised...

by Classic-RidgeApr 18, 2009

3 replies last post by Classic-Ridge
Apr 20, 2009

Nipping at Visitors

We adopted our male (neutered) Maltese dog from a rescue service one year ago. He is now 3 years...

by TeddyApr 20, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsarah
Apr 20, 2009

growlie

My 2 year old yorkie has decided that she doesn't like certain people, and she will start to growl...

by Julie-PossehnMay 21, 2008

1 replies last post by KOPsarah
Apr 20, 2009

Aggresive dog in flight mode

Hi, I have a Maltese X Shitzu 2 yrs old (rescue dog I have had for 4 weeks). When we walk she goes...

by neridaprMay 20, 2008

1 replies last post by KOPsarah
Apr 20, 2009

Dog aggression during sleep

My dog was attacked during his sleep by my older dog while he was asleep and now he wakes up very...

by amikoaMay 23, 2008

1 replies last post by KOPsarah
Apr 20, 2009

small dog, big attitude

Hi, I have 2 dogs, a boder collie/lab mix, 4 1/2 yrs old and spayed. Last summer I adopted a...

by josie101May 19, 2008

1 replies last post by KOPsarah
Apr 20, 2009

7 month old German Shepherd Female Fear Aggression towards other dogs

I have a 7 month old German Shepherd spayed female who is agressive and fearful of other dogs at...

by Claudia65Apr 20, 2008

1 replies last post by KOPsarah
Apr 20, 2009

Springer with attitude.

I have a springer spaniel (male) almost 4yrs. old.Had him a liittle over a fortnight but it is a...

by yorkshire-lassApr 20, 2008

1 replies last post by KOPsarah
Apr 20, 2009

cavalier king charles puppies

need help please our cavaliers puppies are smart only 3 1/2 months old. Can sit, shake paws,and...

by roger-comeauMar 4, 2008

1 replies last post by KOPsarah
Apr 20, 2009

Aggression towards all males, strangers in house

Hello, My dog is extremely aggressive and territorial when she encounters any strangers...

by froggyMar 4, 2009

3 replies last post by KOPsarah
Apr 19, 2009

Fear Aggression

Hi. We have a lovely neutered chocolate lab, he is good at home with my children and other dog...

by DMCGINLEYskycomMar 6, 2009

2 replies last post by Gossioii7
Apr 18, 2009

Bad Behavior from my Australian Shepherd

I have a 1 1/2 yr old female Australian Shepherd, Ginger, that seems to be getting worse with her...

by hollaway3Mar 16, 2009

2 replies last post by Gossioii7
Apr 18, 2009

Help! Our Dog Attacks Visiting Dog

This is my first posting. Our dog is an adopted 40 pound mutt about 2 years old. We've had her...

by GremApr 9, 2009

3 replies last post by Gossioii7
Apr 18, 2009

New Dog In House with Old Dog - Play Styles A Problem

We have a 3 yr old female Westie, spayed, small at 11#. We recently brought home a 2 yr old male...

by CLGAAug 24, 2008

1 replies last post by KOPsarah
Apr 18, 2009

My rescue lurcher

Hi I am new to this forum. I live in Scotland and two months ago adopted a 2 year old rescue...

by PenelopeMay 21, 2008

1 replies last post by KOPsarah
Apr 18, 2009

At the end of my leash!

Brady our boxer was a 2006 X-mas gift for my husband. He is 18 months old. It was definitely love...

by laurahJun 17, 2008

1 replies last post by KOPsarah
Apr 17, 2009

Dominating dog

Hello, I take my 2 dogs, a 2 yr old Australian Cattle dog, Rocky,(male/neutered) and my 10 yr...

by CheyenneDec 11, 2008

2 replies last post by KOPsarah
Apr 17, 2009