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.

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

Walking two dogs

What is the best way to go about walking two dogs? Mine are generally good as long as there aren't...

by tlwMar 2, 2009

2 replies last post by tlw
Mar 5, 2009

An unsocialized puppy

I'm needing help with my 6 1/2 month old unsocialized dachshund mix puppy. When I got Keira on...

by puppyloveApr 15, 2008

1 replies last post by LetsPlay
Mar 5, 2009

still barking

My 6.5 month old GS is still barking aggressively at neighbors, people, strangers, anyone who isn't...

by ZoeyDec 25, 2008

1 replies last post by LetsPlay
Mar 5, 2009

Nibbling, not exactly chewing, problem

I have a dog (Pit/Lab mix) that is about 1-1/2. When it's time for bed she lies down and basically...

by tlwMar 4, 2009

1 replies last post by Maggiesmom1
Mar 5, 2009

Barking and pulling at other dogs

Hi Everyone, Our 2yr old? Jack Russel rescue dog called Seth is great round the house. When...

by ProudyFeb 20, 2008

2 replies last post by tlw
Mar 4, 2009

Barking in Car

I have a wonderful year old Aussie who feels he needs to bark at everyone passing by outside the...

by Diane-BaumanJan 16, 2009

2 replies last post by Reuo1346
Mar 4, 2009

barking and biting puppy

Hello, I have a doubt: my dog is nearly 3 months, a maltese male. He´s clearly dominant, and i´m...

by ninakrajdenFeb 11, 2009

4 replies last post by Reuo1346
Mar 4, 2009

Growling

I have a jack russell dog, aged 1 year, always been really friendly with everyone, except my...

by pennineNov 17, 2008

5 replies last post by LullaBelle
Mar 4, 2009

puppy wont stop play biting

My pup Max wont stop play biting me and its starting to get frustrating and it dosent feel good...

by nikki85Feb 28, 2009

5 replies last post by LetsPlay
Mar 3, 2009

very timid - sled dog

My husband and I just added a 1 1/2 year old (husky mix?) to our family. He was trained as a...

by PaulaHodgesMar 2, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsBecks
Mar 3, 2009

Behavior Change?

We rescued Jake, a beagle, from the side of a busy highway. He had ants, bees and flies crawling...

by phyllusNov 12, 2008

4 replies last post by yuio247o
Mar 1, 2009

Snapping at 3 Year Old

I am hoping someone will be able to help me with a problem we have with an 8 month old Goldren...

by STEVEPHSJan 9, 2009

3 replies last post by yuio247o
Mar 1, 2009

extreme aggression towards other dogs

I bought a dogo/boerboel and at about 7 to 8 months she started to act aggresively towards other...

by greenbridgelawncomcastnFeb 18, 2009

2 replies last post by azsunflower
Mar 1, 2009

is my puppy playing or dominating my older dog?

We have a six year old poodle/cocker spaniel/bichon cross, Emma Valentine, and adopted Sophie (who...

by CallieFeb 27, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsBecks
Mar 1, 2009

Walks well on leash but jumps on owner when he tries to jog.

My Pitback (Pitbull/Ridgeback) mix is 7 months old. She does well walking on leash but when I start...

by ke4itnotelconetFeb 27, 2009

3 replies last post by Annie
Feb 28, 2009

fear aggression? please HELP

Hi, I have a 3 1/2 yr old male jack russell cross. We rescued Jake from a dog shelter when he was 7...

by MichFeb 14, 2009

6 replies last post by KOPsBecks
Feb 27, 2009

Need help

I recently joined and unfortunetly I have a VERY DIfficult dog!!! He is almost 2 years old...

by gmccormick1674Feb 26, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsBecks
Feb 26, 2009

Ongoing Battle With Aggression

My husband and I are in an ongoing battle with aggression and food possession.The dog is a 1 yr...

by LullaBelleFeb 24, 2009

2 replies last post by LullaBelle
Feb 26, 2009

Over protective GSD

I have two year old female GSD, she is very protective of her pack. Last year, the wife's brother...

by rickaz80Feb 24, 2009

2 replies last post by KOPsBecks
Feb 25, 2009

What do I do re: suckling???

Hello I have a 1 and a half year old Weimaraner which I brought home at the age of 8 weeks. Since...

by tazjenFeb 22, 2009

2 replies last post by foxi7778
Feb 25, 2009

Question

I have a question and I hope someone can help me out lol. I was wondering if puppies go through...

by nikki85Feb 20, 2009

2 replies last post by nikki85
Feb 24, 2009

Submissive and aggressive?

My husband and I got our puppy when she was 9 weeks old and she is now almost 9 months old. When we...

by payner33Feb 23, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsBecks
Feb 23, 2009

Dogs on couch

How do I train to keep my dog off the couch without simply keeping the cushions up. Unfortunately...

by duphamFeb 23, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsBecks
Feb 23, 2009

very alpha norfolk

Our norfolk is seven months old and is very much the alpha dog from the beginning. We have tried...

by nolockFeb 18, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsBecks
Feb 19, 2009

PLEASE HELP!! Lab Puppy Won't Stop Peeing Inside!

I have a 3 month old lab mix. She is an alpha which we are in the middle of trying to correct...

by olsheskFeb 16, 2009

4 replies last post by KOPsBecks
Feb 18, 2009

for Becks

Hi Becks I have a springer X cocker spaniel male aged 3 called cisco( he has been neutered). He...

by lindawaghorneFeb 13, 2009

2 replies last post by KOPsBecks
Feb 17, 2009

How to instill confidence in a submissive dog?

We recently ( 1 month) rescued a jack Russell mix. He is incredibly sweet, but due to his past I...

by christybowlesyahoocomFeb 16, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsBecks
Feb 16, 2009

fear aggressive pitbull

Hello. I am the proud owner of two American pitbull Terriers who will be turning 4 in April. My...

by smayrlFeb 16, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsBecks
Feb 16, 2009

twin terrors

I have recently adopted two Siberian Huskies brothers. They were from a breeder that had two...

by ohiohuskyFeb 15, 2009

2 replies last post by foxi7778
Feb 16, 2009

Agressive Dog; alpha training not working

Ginger is 8 months old and has been with us for 6 months. She is not normally an agressive dog...

by Ginger30938Feb 14, 2009

2 replies last post by Ginger30938
Feb 16, 2009

New Puppy bein attacked

Hi, We have an 8 year old female boxer (Suiza) an outside dog, and my Wife has 2 small house...

by Rick-FlakeFeb 15, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsBecks
Feb 15, 2009

Food Agression in puppy

We sadly lost a 2 year old wire fox terrier to a tumour a few months ago. We trained him to allow...

by cas88caFeb 13, 2009

2 replies last post by cas88ca
Feb 14, 2009

running

My adopted dog - part beagle part coonhound the sign said - gets outside without a lead and runs...

by dawnstaplesFeb 13, 2009

1 replies last post by Idan-Kashi
Feb 13, 2009

Help! Dog does not want anyone to leave the house due to separation anxiety

If anyone can share with me how to get my 2 1/2 year old Silky Terrier to behave better with the...

by mimi671616Mar 10, 2008

2 replies last post by Mich
Feb 13, 2009

Help please my dog attacked me

HI All I have a springer X cocker spaniel male aged 3. He has reciently started pinching objects...

by lindawaghorneFeb 7, 2009

4 replies last post by Maggiesmom1
Feb 12, 2009

Eating... Everything! +somemore questions

3 months ago I adopted a Malinois mixed puppy that is now 8 months old. He is named Kosmo. Ever...

by Idan-KashiFeb 8, 2009

5 replies last post by Idan-Kashi
Feb 12, 2009

Separation Anxiety

I have a 2 and a half year old Border Collie mix(Bob), overall he is a great dog. I also have an 8...

by duphamFeb 8, 2009

2 replies last post by dupham
Feb 12, 2009

Prozac

Has anyone ever tried Prozac to help correct the behavior problems of anxiety and aggression?

by dawsonFeb 6, 2009

3 replies last post by KOPsBecks
Feb 12, 2009

Spoiled Puppy

I have an adorable 4 month old pug puppy that wants to be around me ALL the time. Right now I'm...

by johnsoverFeb 9, 2009

4 replies last post by KOPsBecks
Feb 10, 2009

Aggressive towards Males

I just got a 4-1/2 year old male Australian Shepard/German Shepard mix from a local no kill...

by PlutoJan 7, 2009

1 replies last post by LetsPlay
Feb 10, 2009

Submissive Urination?

:confused: Our Red-Tri Australian Sheppard (male, 7 months) is submissively urinating. We have been...

by paniolloDec 11, 2008

3 replies last post by LetsPlay
Feb 10, 2009

Can anybody please help me????????

:mad:I have an 18 month old Patterdale X that is a complete nightmare when you take her for a walk...

by angelamckayDec 29, 2008

14 replies last post by LetsPlay
Feb 10, 2009

need help

My ACD just dosent listen to me anymore he was doing really good and then he just wont do what I...

by nikki85Feb 5, 2009

2 replies last post by nikki85
Feb 10, 2009

Family Dog Turned Aggressive

My fiance and I adopted Remington in November, when he was a year and a half old. He is an...

by ufgatorbabeFeb 6, 2009

3 replies last post by Maggiesmom1
Feb 9, 2009

HELP! My Australian Shepherd Fears MEN!

Hi Everyone! A few months ago, I rescued a 3 yr old Australian Shepherd named Buddy from a dairy...

by asongbird6Oct 23, 2008

5 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Feb 8, 2009

Training older dogs

Hello! I just adopted a 6yo German Shepherd from my sister. We have had her for 3 days. She is...

by AvidReaderFeb 7, 2009

1 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Feb 7, 2009

Minature pinscher territory aggression?

I have a 2 year old Min Pin who loves me and my two young grandchildren. He does not like my grown...

by dawsonFeb 5, 2009

2 replies last post by dawson
Feb 5, 2009

She is so smart

My 8 month old RR knows when I am in the bathroom or ironing room that I am going to be awhile...

by kiddoFeb 3, 2009

5 replies last post by kiddo
Feb 5, 2009

Fear of the outdoors - traffic, construction

Hi there, I have a 6-month-old Norwegian Buhund that has a very calm but timid temperament, so she...

by jtmllFeb 1, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsBecks
Feb 4, 2009