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.

Random Walking

Hi- I have two dogs that pull, pull, pull on the leash. I have been walking them separately and...

by tlwMar 2, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsarah
Apr 17, 2009

Territorial Issues

I got a couple of questions for you about my 10 months old mixed Malinois male puppy. In...

by Idan-KashiApr 14, 2009

2 replies last post by Idan-Kashi
Apr 16, 2009

teaching a non food interested dog

I have an 11 month old bearded collie. She is adorable, has a wonderful disposition but is...

by hele9001Jan 3, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsarah
Apr 16, 2009

Dog on Dog Aggression

This is the other big problem I have. My dog is a 3 yr old llhasa, neutered male. I have had him 6...

by peanutsservantApr 15, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsarah
Apr 16, 2009

Crate Problem

I have a 3 yr old Llhasa that I have had for about 6 mths. He sleeps in a kennel at night because...

by peanutsservantApr 15, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsarah
Apr 16, 2009

Cattle Dog Roams and Barks

Howdy all: I have been spoiled, but now need to get my act together. We adopted a border collie...

by OregonDanApr 2, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsarah
Apr 15, 2009

Not Pleasant on Walks

I have a 3 1/2 year old female spayed desert dog (I live in Saudi Arabia). I have your tapes and...

by AndyBCApr 12, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsarah
Apr 15, 2009

Teaching our Great Dane to Not Jump on Kids

We have a 6 month old great dane that was house broken very quickly and can follows voice commands...

by ParishClanMar 31, 2009

2 replies last post by lyn-treasure
Apr 14, 2009

My dog doesn’t socialize

Hi: I adopted my dog 4 months ago. He was rescued from the street in April, 2008 completely...

by Laura-EApr 13, 2009

2 replies last post by Laura-E
Apr 14, 2009

Excessive Barking

My friend adopted a what appears to be a pure border collie, around 1 year of age. He has since...

by bjgred69Apr 13, 2009

2 replies last post by bjgred69
Apr 13, 2009

Lack of recall

I have taken on a small rescue Labrador/Collie bitch Carra who is nearly five but has no sense of...

by JeanHApr 3, 2009

2 replies last post by JeanH
Apr 9, 2009

Help! Dog bites visitors!

I have a 10 yr old neutered lhasa apso. We have had increasing problems with him ankle biting...

by nevrenufanimalsMar 30, 2009

1 replies last post by LetsPlay
Apr 8, 2009

Different person, different behavior?

Hi there, I am very interested in my dog's reaction to bikers yesterday. Here is some back...

by MaxHollyNoahApr 7, 2009

4 replies last post by LetsPlay
Apr 8, 2009

chewing

I adopted a 1 yo chocolate lab from the humane society last August. She was eager to please, but...

by btaylorApr 1, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsBecks
Apr 8, 2009

Swimming after Ducks

You gave me some good advice before ..thanks but now I have a new problem. I have a Golden...

by LesleyApr 1, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsBecks
Apr 8, 2009

continues to bite

I have 4 month old male Rottie who is a rescue dog. He continues to keep biting despite all our...

by susan-ODec 10, 2008

1 replies last post by LetsPlay
Apr 7, 2009

Digging

I have a major issue with both of my dogs digging small holes all throughout my yard and have no...

by duphamApr 1, 2009

3 replies last post by dupham
Apr 3, 2009

Help! 2 yr old Pom is out of control!

I adopted a 2 year old male Pom in December. He was in the local animal shelter for over a month...

by mr-wilsonApr 2, 2009

2 replies last post by LetsPlay
Apr 2, 2009

Only family for me!

My 2 children and myself adopted an 11 month old corgie mix from a local rescue almost 2 years ago...

by pshertzMar 28, 2009

2 replies last post by 755crsimmons
Apr 1, 2009

aggression

HI Im new here and I understand the concept of ignoring bad behavior but my 3 year old Rat...

by pequito3Mar 30, 2009

2 replies last post by pequito3
Mar 31, 2009

Underground Fence Problem

We have an Australian Shepard who is about 1 year old. He has a shock collar that is set to the...

by katkins1985Mar 30, 2009

3 replies last post by nevrenufanimals
Mar 31, 2009

Aggressive or afraid when feeding???!!!???

So We've been working on Morgan's aggression issues and have them under control and are constantly...

by chefboyardyMar 24, 2009

4 replies last post by Annie
Mar 31, 2009

Chewing

My miniature poodle is 11 months old and has chewed through my whole house doing hundreds of...

by Beverly-MelansonMar 14, 2009

2 replies last post by Beverly-Melanson
Mar 28, 2009

Nonstop warning barking

3 dog household; pet door to fenced yard; a LOT of toys; oldest dog (9) starts barking at delivery...

by SMBMar 25, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsBecks
Mar 28, 2009

House manners

He is 9 months old Malinois mixed puppy that we adopted 4-5 months ago. The problems are: -He...

by Idan-KashiMar 25, 2009

3 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Mar 26, 2009

5 month old shepard aggression

Hey, my name is Peter. My daughter and her boy friend purchased a german shepard puppy in Nov. He...

by jaker104Mar 11, 2009

2 replies last post by jaker104
Mar 24, 2009

Excited Dog

I have a 3 yr old Shar Pei and he gets himself so worked up about going on his walks, its like its...

by PetenixMar 24, 2009

1 replies last post by Idan-Kashi
Mar 24, 2009

Professional advice needed!!

Hi, This is my first post and I am in need of some serious advice. The History: I...

by chefboyardyMar 6, 2009

7 replies last post by Annie
Mar 24, 2009

Chasing Pushbikes

Hi, I have two Jack Russell's who are generally pretty good. Both are nearly 4 but not from same...

by Karen-JonesMar 20, 2009

4 replies last post by Annie
Mar 21, 2009

GSD(s) just won't listen

Hi Everyone My two 18 mo old German Shepard's just won't listen, every time they go outside (I...

by luvmy4dogsMar 17, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsBecks
Mar 19, 2009

Jumping

I have 2 German Shepard's 18 mo. old. I cannot get them to stop jumping on people, myself included...

by luvmy4dogsMar 5, 2009

5 replies last post by Lorraine-D
Mar 18, 2009

new dog agressive

I fostered a lab from labs4rescue in September.The main reason I got her was to number one help...

by character500Mar 16, 2009

2 replies last post by character500
Mar 18, 2009

Showing aggressive/"top dog" tendancies

I have a 3 year old Aussie Shepard/Chow mix, Einstein. He's my biggest problem right now. He will...

by pls1979Jan 6, 2009

2 replies last post by billy-blazes
Mar 16, 2009

"grumpy" lab grumbles

We have a 4 year old lab male that is about 80 Lbs. We've been following the training programs to...

by thbarnettMar 11, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsBecks
Mar 16, 2009

humping

We have a 13 month old female Bouvier. She likes to hump us in the evening, mostly. I have tried...

by linnieMar 13, 2009

2 replies last post by LetsPlay
Mar 15, 2009

Off Leash Training

Thanks to this forum, the help of a professional dog trainer and some hard work on both our parts...

by ke4itnotelconetMar 15, 2009

1 replies last post by Idan-Kashi
Mar 15, 2009

Obnoxious Lab Pup

[I]I have a 4 1/2 month old chocolate lab named Kelly, I also have a 2 year old black lab named...

by fezz09Mar 13, 2009

2 replies last post by fezz09
Mar 14, 2009

hyper

I was wondering what the easiest way to get a hyper ACD to meet people and not jump on them. He...

by nikki85Mar 12, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsBecks
Mar 13, 2009

Barking at people on walks

My min-pen mix has been going for walks since she was a baby, she is now 1 yr old, but recently she...

by Fehouse23Mar 13, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsBecks
Mar 13, 2009

Jumping on the table

My 1 year old shepard/husky mix loves to jump up onto my dining room table. I only know that he...

by Lauren-TMar 13, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsBecks
Mar 13, 2009

Barking at TV when animals are on

Hi, My 1yo West Highland Terrier x Poodle has a serious problem. Whenever an animal is on the TV...

by TobysMumMar 13, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsBecks
Mar 13, 2009

Labrador eating her Kennel/DukTape/cloth and offently getting sick

My female labrador (xbreed) gets about 45min exercise everyday, still she has chewed(partially ate)...

by 755crsimmonsMar 5, 2009

3 replies last post by 755crsimmons
Mar 12, 2009

barking,pulling on leash,jumping on friends who visit

My year and a half old toy poodle male has only 3 problems. He barks at everything he sees out the...

by Bucklees-MomSep 22, 2008

4 replies last post by 755crsimmons
Mar 11, 2009

Howling

I have two dogs, one that is 8 and another that's about a year and a half. When I leave the house...

by tlwMar 2, 2009

4 replies last post by tlw
Mar 11, 2009

my dog bites my feet

I have a small chihuahua who is constantly biting my toes and feet when I'm on the phone or when...

by andrews9508Mar 10, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsBecks
Mar 11, 2009

Female Labrador not obeying

One more observation is that my labrador won't attend any command I give when my wife is around...

by 755crsimmonsMar 5, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsBecks
Mar 10, 2009

Aggressive Behavior - Challenging my Alpha Role

Please help - my dog has started demonstrating aggressive behavior both by ignoring my commands at...

by lcmagJan 6, 2009

11 replies last post by Maggiesmom1
Mar 10, 2009

Springer does not stop fighting

I have a 5 year old springer spaniel, spayed female who does not like many other dogs. Some she is...

by skubillusOct 20, 2008

3 replies last post by Gikoou3355
Mar 8, 2009

Various bad behaviour, have i left it to late

Hi all I hope someone can help me or I might end up having to give away my 2 spaniels. I have a 3...

by lindawaghorneMar 2, 2009

3 replies last post by kittysoo
Mar 8, 2009

Puppy afraid of bigger dogs barking

My puppy gets really scared if he hears another dog barking. My question is how to deal with him...

by cnuckols1Mar 5, 2009

2 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Mar 7, 2009