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.

Toys

I have a female rhodesian ridgeback 8 mos. old. She absolutely loves "Squeaky" toys. However...

by kiddoFeb 2, 2009

2 replies last post by kiddo
Feb 3, 2009

Rescued a wild puppy that is terrified

A friend rescued a pack of wild puppies, never had any human contact. I brought one home, he was...

by lynngFeb 3, 2009

1 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Feb 3, 2009

Escaping from the garden

I've got a 5 month old puppy (approximately - I found her on the street nearly 2 months ago). She's...

by trineJan 30, 2009

2 replies last post by lynng
Feb 3, 2009

Problems with my Puppy

I have been having problems with my new puppy. He is a 3 month old Blue Heeler and I was told that...

by nikki85Jan 26, 2009

4 replies last post by KOPsBecks
Feb 2, 2009

Aggression with neighbor's dog at fence

When the two Bassets next door bay next to the fence, my Elsa goes crazy. She barks and barks...

by Elsas-momJan 29, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsBecks
Feb 2, 2009

Cairn Terrior (Terrorist!)

We have a Cairn Terrior, Maggie, who was recently 1 year old. She is very very cute and totally...

by ggoodwinJan 19, 2009

3 replies last post by ggoodwin
Feb 1, 2009

nervous dog

HI. I have a german shepherd dog which we got from a dog home a few weeks ago. She is approx. 18...

by NessaJan 25, 2009

2 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Jan 29, 2009

Dog won't stop jumping and nipping at new people entering the house

Hi, I have an 8 month old Rottie/Golden Retriever mix that will not stop jumping on people who...

by tktaarkJan 23, 2009

2 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Jan 29, 2009

Why does my sheltie lunge and bark

I have a 3 yr old mail sheltie and he has developed a very annoying habit of lunging, spinning and...

by bndsmomJan 7, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsBecks
Jan 29, 2009

Barking at Phone Calls

We have a 3 year old Shih Tzu, Luke Skywalker. He is generally kept in the kitchen with a divider...

by Bruce-BowenJan 27, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsBecks
Jan 29, 2009

jumping, biting hands during walk

I have a 6 month old male yellow lab. We have walked hime everyday of the 4 months we have had...

by CodysfamJan 8, 2009

4 replies last post by Caribou
Jan 27, 2009

Tierd of wise men and WOW Gold...

could the people that are clogging up our forum with strange messages please stop. We are all here...

by AnnieJan 27, 2009

1 replies last post by Alpha-Dog
Jan 27, 2009

Aggressive towards other dogs when on lead

We have just rehomed a 2 year old Lakeland Terrier who has had very little training. When out...

by jjamesDec 15, 2008

1 replies last post by eyeluvdogs
Jan 25, 2009

Puppy and Little Kids

I have had my puppy, Ginger, for two monhs and she is six months old. I have been training her, but...

by Ginger30938Dec 3, 2008

1 replies last post by eyeluvdogs
Jan 25, 2009

Hard of hearing/ Elderly dog is spooked by noises he thinks he hears.

I have 14 year old Cockapoo who is hard of hearing and is constantly being spooked by noises that...

by cjgruenbergJan 24, 2009

1 replies last post by LetsPlay
Jan 25, 2009

Will Invisible fence work with GSP?

Hi, Three weeks ago I adopted two dogs from my local SEAACA shelter, a german shorthair...

by cometdragonJan 23, 2009

1 replies last post by tktaark
Jan 23, 2009

Pit bull puppy playing with Others poops

Greetings! I have a problem with my 2 mos old pitbull puppy. She is playing with the feces of...

by JudJan 21, 2009

1 replies last post by LetsPlay
Jan 22, 2009

Biting/Nipping American Bulldog

I have an 8 month old American Bulldog that has a problem with biting and nipping. He jumps up and...

by LiznyesqJan 20, 2009

1 replies last post by LetsPlay
Jan 22, 2009

PAKI´s problem new

Hi, I have a one year female Rodasian Ridgeback. I am facing similar problems like what you are...

by AnnieJan 20, 2009

1 replies last post by Annie
Jan 20, 2009

Aggression over toys with new puppy

We have a new addition to the mix of things. Our new little puppy ( A golden retreiver) has just...

by mochasgrannyJan 18, 2009

2 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Jan 19, 2009

keeping my dogs from leaving our property

I have a 10 month old springer spaniel lab mix. we live on 11 acres which are not fencend between...

by pamilasuJan 16, 2009

1 replies last post by Maggiesmom1
Jan 19, 2009

Seperation Anxiety-German Shepherd

We got our Tasha from animal control about six months ago. She is about two years old and very...

by barryboggsyahoocomJan 8, 2009

3 replies last post by barryboggsyahoocom
Jan 16, 2009

What is normal for Aussie Shepherd?

I have an abandoned Aussie Shepherd that is about 3 years old. He is fixed. He has some basic...

by R5balesDec 24, 2008

2 replies last post by asongbird6
Jan 15, 2009

My GR always submits to other dogs

I have an 8 month old golden retriever. She is almost a nice and friendly dog with humans. However...

by kylenixJan 13, 2009

3 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Jan 15, 2009

Noisy Dog

hi i have solved a lot of my doggies problems reading your course and forums but i have one...

by quineJan 7, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsBecks
Jan 14, 2009

Just puppy nipping or bigger problem?

Hi. Right before Thanksgiving I went to the pound and adopted the most precious 12 week old lab...

by bkennedy16Jan 7, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsBecks
Jan 14, 2009

Barking

Hi, new here and just wanted some input. My GSD puppy (5 months) is a sweetheart. As soon as I...

by sohothiefJan 13, 2009

1 replies last post by foxi7778
Jan 13, 2009

English Cocker Puppy Training Help!

Hi All! I have had an English Cocker Spaniel for about a month now, he is 3 months old. He is...

by marcusgriffin0312hotmailJan 13, 2009

1 replies last post by uScGoo
Jan 13, 2009

Chasing tail while growling, food aggression, and biting.

Hi, I am Jan, and my partner Gary and I picked up our dog from a rescue centre on Friday 9th Jan...

by FULLERJan 12, 2009

1 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Jan 13, 2009

Pit bull becoming intolerant of my two year old

My pit bull has recently began becoming intolerant of my 2 and a half year old (I also have an 8...

by jennahennaJan 10, 2009

3 replies last post by Annie
Jan 11, 2009

Friend's Border Collie agressive toward our Dog

Hi, We meet up with friends every couple of weeks who have a 9 month old border collie...

by STEVEPHSJan 9, 2009

2 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Jan 10, 2009

Jaspa biting and nipping

Jaspa – biting and nipping We have 2, female, medium sized, mixed breed, dogs, Banff and...

by judybrownJan 5, 2009

1 replies last post by Maggiesmom1
Jan 7, 2009

Dog eats poop

My dogs are in a kennel for the majority of the day. In the morning, I feed them in the kennel...

by sheldonJan 5, 2009

2 replies last post by Maggiesmom1
Jan 6, 2009

My dog is a thief

I have a 1 year old yellow lab, Riley, and he is a thief. If I'm on the computer or washing dishing...

by talyn92Jan 3, 2009

2 replies last post by talyn92
Jan 5, 2009

Leash holding/chewing

My 12 week old male German Shepherd dog has recently started grabbing the nylon webbing portion of...

by wwest3898Dec 22, 2008

2 replies last post by Maggiesmom1
Jan 4, 2009

biting other dogs

How do i get my female to not attack her brother, like when he walks by or when she is sleeping...

by ingo4646Dec 28, 2008

3 replies last post by Maggiesmom1
Jan 4, 2009

Aggression with Bone

Hi, I have adopted a 4 year old Greyhound 2 months ago, his name is Kiko. He has settled in, he is...

by CarlaJan 4, 2009

1 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Jan 4, 2009

My Yorkie bit the postman

My Yorkshire Terrier is 19 months old and I have had him for seven weeks. He is obedient and a joy...

by sheilacooper39btinterneDec 23, 2008

1 replies last post by Maggiesmom1
Jan 4, 2009

Aggression or fear?

My husband and I have a four year old yorkie. Due to my husband's health problems, I am now the...

by BarbaraDec 29, 2008

1 replies last post by Maggiesmom1
Jan 4, 2009

Jumping and nipping

I have a 14 months small breed dog and I have the feeling that I can't train her at all! Her...

by nigenethliOct 25, 2008

2 replies last post by cresteds7
Jan 1, 2009

A dog walking question

I have read the part on walking on a leash, the Alfa dog, and other sections but I still can't find...

by Retired66Dec 29, 2008

1 replies last post by KOPsBecks
Dec 29, 2008

Agression after breeding

I have a Chocolate Lab (Chloe) that is 5 years old. I bread her in February and kept one of the...

by bellglDec 26, 2008

1 replies last post by Annie
Dec 29, 2008

Please Help! Developing Aggression

I have a 7month old Aussie Collie Mix. Asher is a great dog most of the time (usually when both my...

by nikkiandasherDec 28, 2008

1 replies last post by Annie
Dec 29, 2008

My puppy bites

I am first time user of this forum. I am desperate to gain control of my 7 month old beagle. He...

by aimdogg44Nov 7, 2007

5 replies last post by nikkiandasher
Dec 29, 2008

Barking out of fear not aggression

I have a 1yr old Puggle that we got from the Pug Rescue about 6 months ago. We've been doing very...

by so5252Dec 22, 2008

1 replies last post by Bella
Dec 29, 2008

Chasing Bikes and Joggers ...help!

Hi My nine month old Golden Retriever occasionally decides to chase a bike or jogger.She can...

by LesleyNov 14, 2008

4 replies last post by Lesley
Dec 22, 2008

Home alone destruction

We have an 18 month Tibetan Terrier/Poodle mix. We got him when he was 2 months old. We did...

by firniDec 17, 2008

2 replies last post by firni
Dec 18, 2008

Aggression

Comments: My dog is a 80lb female collie & golden retriever mix and stands 27" to the top of...

by BobDec 8, 2008

2 replies last post by Bob
Dec 16, 2008

Aggression question for KOPsBecks

Updated: Comments: My dog is a 80lb female collie & golden retriever mix and stands 27" to the...

by BobDec 15, 2008

2 replies last post by Bob
Dec 16, 2008

New Habit, Never Done This Before

I have had my dog, Ginger, for 2 1/2 months now. I have been house training her and she has done...

by Ginger30938Dec 16, 2008

1 replies last post by KOPsBecks
Dec 16, 2008