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.

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

Puppy Chewing

My 10th month old puppy continues to chew and destroy his bed everyday. I have tried a variety of...

by Frankgutierrez2Dec 11, 2008

3 replies last post by Maggiesmom1
Dec 14, 2008

help!!!

My husband and I just adopted a 12 week old Rottweiler mix puppy. She has been spayed. She is...

by darleneDec 14, 2008

1 replies last post by Maggiesmom1
Dec 14, 2008

Very Timid

I have a wonderful 1 year old Border Collie/Lab mix that is smart, sensitive and trains easily...

by ElaineDec 12, 2008

3 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Dec 14, 2008

Teach a stick-possessive dog to share with other dogs?

Hi, I'm a professional dog walker. My specialty is to take a group of 4-5 dogs to the...

by lemongrassdogDec 9, 2008

3 replies last post by lemongrassdog
Dec 9, 2008

My dog won't make eye-contact

I adopted a 9 1/2 month standard poodle 2 weeks ago. His breeder was seriously ill, then passed...

by kc57Dec 8, 2008

2 replies last post by kc57
Dec 9, 2008

Urinating in room where door is open to outside

We recently rescued a 3 year old yellow lab. At night and during the day while we are at work...

by chartersbNov 26, 2008

1 replies last post by KOPsBecks
Dec 8, 2008

Chasing my car as I leave for work

I have an American Pit Bull/Labrador mix that we rescued about a year ago. He was a small puppy...

by TravisGNov 25, 2008

1 replies last post by KOPsBecks
Dec 8, 2008

Severe food aggression please help

I have an 8 month old Neapolitan Mastiff who has been food aggressive since 10 weeks old. I have...

by constantini7Dec 1, 2008

3 replies last post by constantini7
Dec 6, 2008

barking- disapline or ignore?

im confused, when do you ignore barking and when do you say "quiet" or what ever command you have...

by richerichvetNov 23, 2008

2 replies last post by sadie
Dec 6, 2008

My dobermann puppy of five months is biting

Hi I have a dobermann puppy of five months and its fine in other aspects like house training and...

by sreedharDec 3, 2008

1 replies last post by Annie
Dec 3, 2008

Is this a dominance behavior? Help!!!

Some background info.... I don't personally know many people with dogs and only 2 people have...

by puppyloveNov 19, 2008

3 replies last post by enae
Dec 1, 2008

Lunging at other dogs on walks

My 5.5 month old GS pup is incredible on walks with no one else is around, when were in the field...

by ZoeyNov 29, 2008

1 replies last post by enae
Dec 1, 2008

eating stool

i have a beautiful 12 months old golden retriever bitch,she is wonderful in every possible way...

by kavdheshNov 30, 2008

3 replies last post by kavdhesh
Dec 1, 2008

2nd dog is trouble

I am in need of some help with a dog our family got. I have an 8 year old lab who is very good...

by paulabNov 30, 2008

3 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Dec 1, 2008

biting at feet

hello, we have a 7 month old australian terrier who bites at my feet when I sit at the table. any...

by momoflucyNov 25, 2008

1 replies last post by KOPsBecks
Nov 30, 2008

Puppies and Kittys

Our Yorkie pup is 5 mos old. Now we have taken in a 6 week old kitten. They love each other and...

by hilpert11Nov 20, 2008

4 replies last post by KOPsBecks
Nov 30, 2008

a total pest

We have a two year old rescued golden retriever. He is a very friendly dog that enjoys visitors...

by puckhead5Nov 29, 2008

1 replies last post by Maggiesmom1
Nov 30, 2008

Anxiety

My dog is about 4 years old and has always been perfectly fine with noises. Since 4th of July she...

by maddieNov 20, 2008

1 replies last post by Annie
Nov 25, 2008

Leading?

We have a 57 lbs 5 month bullmastiff and she will not walk on a lead without pulling. I am...

by bullmastiff2Nov 19, 2008

4 replies last post by Jaime-Blanch
Nov 21, 2008

separation anxiety- HELP!

I recently adopted a 3 month old german shephard/rottie mix. He was raised at a shelter with his...

by ak21Nov 19, 2008

4 replies last post by Jaime-Blanch
Nov 21, 2008

Golden Retriever Problem

Hello! I just signed up today for the book, and thought I would take advantage of the message...

by adamson76Nov 16, 2008

5 replies last post by KOPsBecks
Nov 20, 2008

German shep pup barking

My 5 month old GSP is barking at people, neighbors, not all but alot of approaching people and her...

by ZoeyNov 13, 2008

8 replies last post by Zoey
Nov 20, 2008

Max, Protective agression?

About 5 years ago I rescued a cat from the RSPCA, Peter, then about three years ago I moved from my...

by Jaime-BlanchNov 10, 2008

4 replies last post by KOPsBecks
Nov 17, 2008

hello out there

Just trying to figure this out this forum so that I may get some questions answered from a dog...

by ZoeyNov 12, 2008

4 replies last post by KOPsBecks
Nov 15, 2008

isolated aggression

We rescued a boxer,ridgeback,pit bull mix last week from a shelter. He is 13 months old. He has...

by STeicherNov 14, 2008

2 replies last post by STeicher
Nov 14, 2008

16 month old GSP bit my friend's 5 year old daughter

My excitiable neutered dog (neutered because of household rampages and destruction) has bitten the...

by TwoarmadillosNov 9, 2008

4 replies last post by Twoarmadillos
Nov 14, 2008

excited 10 mos old malamute

my mal may have a dominance problem that needs addressing. When she meets a person new or old...

by JERRY-WHITENov 11, 2008

2 replies last post by JERRY-WHITE
Nov 13, 2008

5 month old German shep pup barking at people

I have a 5 month old german shep pup, she seemd to bark alot at certain people. I have watched the...

by ZoeyNov 12, 2008

1 replies last post by KOPsBecks
Nov 13, 2008

My new puppy wont leave my older dog alone

We brought home a new puppy 3 weeks ago. She is a 3 month old Bullmastiff. We already have an 8yr...

by got3dogsNov 3, 2008

1 replies last post by KOPsBecks
Nov 6, 2008

how to get my dog to accept new puppy

My husband and I have one male miniature australian shepherd who just turned a year old yesterday...

by miniaussiesNov 2, 2008

1 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Nov 3, 2008

Dog barking when someone comes to door

Hi, I have a 4 year old black lab named Abby. She's a pretty well-behaved dog (much better than...

by lemongrassdogNov 3, 2008

1 replies last post by KOPsBecks
Nov 3, 2008

Problematic puppy

Hi, I have a lab puppy almost 6 months old. We received her from family members who has another...

by harleysalphaNov 2, 2008

1 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Nov 2, 2008

Barking at small children

I have a 15mth old Shep-cross bitch. She is a very well behaved girl, but seems to hate small...

by Karen-WilsonOct 22, 2008

4 replies last post by Annie
Oct 31, 2008

need help about my maltese puppy

:confused: Hi can any one help me PLEASE I just got a 4 months old maltese male puppy a couple of...

by Nadia-MadouhOct 20, 2008

3 replies last post by KOPsBecks
Oct 31, 2008

Aggression

I have a 13 month old boxer that we care for a lot, but she has started showing signs of aggression...

by NicoleOct 28, 2008

1 replies last post by KOPsBecks
Oct 31, 2008

puppy biting

My 10 week old puppy is sweet and calm when she first gets up, but when she gets woundup or just...

by suzyspagOct 20, 2008

1 replies last post by KOPsBecks
Oct 28, 2008

Chewing

My dog is now one year old, and until recently never chewed anything. All of a sudden she has...

by Wendy-OOct 21, 2008

4 replies last post by KOPsBecks
Oct 28, 2008

Our Lab mix won't leave us alone!

Hi! I'm new to this forum and was wondering if anyone can help. We adopted Eli from a rescue...

by Elis-MomOct 27, 2008

1 replies last post by KOPsBecks
Oct 27, 2008

Afraid of Other Dogs

Hi! My Dog(St. Bernard) is afraid of street dogs. Whenever i take him of a walk. If he sees any...

by JayOct 24, 2008

1 replies last post by Maggiesmom1
Oct 27, 2008

My lab jumps like she's on a trampoline!

I'm not sure what to do - my lab is 6 months old....when she's super excited to eat or go out - she...

by cabinetshop777Oct 23, 2008

3 replies last post by Maggiesmom1
Oct 27, 2008

Agressive behavior

I have recently adopted a Yorkie from a rescue group. He is a male approximately 10 yrs old. He...

by jakebeanOct 25, 2008

1 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Oct 27, 2008

My dog is mean, please help

I have a dog who is I believe a nervous aggressive dog. She is a 4 yr old German Shepard. I am at a...

by jennhOct 14, 2008

4 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Oct 27, 2008

Biting shiba inu

Hi,Our dog "Inga" is jack russell, mountain fiest,and shiba inu mix. She is 6 months old has been...

by kenny-landesOct 20, 2008

1 replies last post by Maggiesmom1
Oct 24, 2008

Peaceful co-existence with a sheep

Last year I adopted a two-year-old large, hairy mongrel from the shelter. There were one or two...

by SuehilOct 9, 2008

2 replies last post by Suehil
Oct 24, 2008

squirt bottle just riles her up more...

Hello everyone. We just got a 10-week old miniature pinscher. She has only been in the house a...

by deannaOct 15, 2008

4 replies last post by Victoria78
Oct 22, 2008

Aggressive towards small dogs

We have a 2 year old Dalmatian that is generally friendly and playful and enjoys exploring the...

by Melanie-StoneOct 19, 2008

1 replies last post by KOPsBecks
Oct 20, 2008

questions

When I ordered this product, it said will answer email questions. Where do i go to send an email...

by Trauma-JaneOct 13, 2008

2 replies last post by kenny-landes
Oct 19, 2008

Small dog beginning to bite visitors

I have a 4 yr old Papillon which I rescued at about 1 yr old. So I don't know his history. Since...

by nevrenufanimalsOct 14, 2008

10 replies last post by nevrenufanimals
Oct 19, 2008

bad attitude in the new neighbourhood

I have recently moved to a city centre that has a very high population of dogs. The area is very...

by PippaemmaOct 14, 2008

1 replies last post by Annie
Oct 16, 2008