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.

Dog Park Barking

My dog is a 2 year old labradoodle. When we go to the dog park she likes to find one dog to play...

by BellaWAug 3, 2013

1 replies last post by Preethi KOP
Aug 5, 2013

Won't let me pet his head

Hi there I have a 4 month old coton de tulear. He's an awesome dog, fairly dominate. One thing I...

by theresa-murrayMay 14, 2013

4 replies last post by Preethi KOP
Jun 14, 2013

HELP! My American Bulldog is chewing up my sofa

Hi. My purchasing "Secrets to dog training" could not have come at a better time and glad in...

by linda-saviJun 6, 2013

3 replies last post by Preethi KOP
Jun 11, 2013

Eats His Poop - Yuck

I have a 4 month old Coton De Tulear, he's a sweet dog but he eats his poop. I pick it up as...

by theresa-murrayApr 11, 2013

1 replies last post by Preethi KOP
Apr 14, 2013

barking collie

I have a 3yr old male collie. Only problem is barking. Barks at us in the house for attention...

by doryMar 2, 2008

8 replies last post by Preethi KOP
Apr 8, 2013

Training your dog to use a dog house

I have a 8 mo old Lab mix femaleI can not get her to use or go into her dog house I have tried...

by ThomasFFeb 10, 2013

2 replies last post by Preethi KOP
Apr 1, 2013

Stranger-territorial agression

I have a 5 year old neutered male weimaraner who was an only dog until this past July. At that time...

by weims4meJan 11, 2013

3 replies last post by Preethi KOP
Apr 1, 2013

preventing separation anxiety

We have a 4 month old american bulldog that we have crate trained. My wife currently stays home...

by joshua-jacksonMar 5, 2013

3 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Mar 31, 2013

aggression towards one person

My three-year old Havanese is a delightful dog, friendly to all dogs and all people except my...

by jkdMar 12, 2013

2 replies last post by Preethi KOP
Mar 31, 2013

Is my Chihuahua messing with me?

My boyfriend and I have a black Chihuahua named Vader (15 months old). Vader had a rough first year...

by jenifferleeMar 13, 2013

1 replies last post by Preethi KOP
Mar 31, 2013

10 month old belgian malinois aggression

So i have a 10 month old belgian malinois named Capitan he is a wonderful dog that ive had since he...

by joshua-bemowskiFeb 2, 2013

1 replies last post by eyeluvdogs
Mar 11, 2013

aggressive 6 yr. old boxer

Hello - I need help with my 6 yr. old boxer I just rescued. I don't know much about his history...

by hailey-arnoldDec 26, 2012

3 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Jan 29, 2013

Cat Deathly Afraid of Dog -- How to Reintroduce

When my boyfriend and I moved in together a year and a half ago, he had had a cat (Penny) for about...

by abchakJan 3, 2013

2 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Jan 29, 2013

Tearing Down The House

I have two dogs about a year apart in age and different breeds; one of them is a pitt mix and the...

by joseph-farengaJan 14, 2013

1 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Jan 17, 2013

Consistent Collar Scratching

I have a 5 month old lab who is pretty well behaved considering his age and breed. I have two...

by gabriel-wilsonDec 19, 2012

1 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Jan 17, 2013

nippy snippy

I have a 7 year old retriever mix. We got her from a shelter when she was between 9-12 months. They...

by djhawkins4320Jan 14, 2013

1 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Jan 17, 2013

MAJOR separation anxiety

I have a real terror pooch named Teddy. He's not a puppy anymore, but he was never fully trained...

by flyingsockJan 8, 2010

2 replies last post by kerry-morling
Jan 4, 2013

Aggressive Toy Poodle

We have six poodles (all rescues), two standards, two minis & two toys. Our problem dog is the...

by wolf-fritscheDec 26, 2012

1 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Dec 27, 2012

Dog on dog aggression

I have 3 dogs; Honey (Female, ~9yrs old, Shepard/Bull Terrier Mix), Nick (Male, ~4yrs old, Lab Mix)...

by leslie-barnhillDec 24, 2012

2 replies last post by leslie-barnhill
Dec 26, 2012

Schizophrenic dog

We rescued a 1 - 2 yr. pit / ?hound? mix last May (2012) - Joshua. He seemed fine when we got him...

by stephanie-newlandDec 20, 2012

1 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Dec 25, 2012

Pre-aggression - the first 48 hours

Our dog Max has been exhibiting signs of pre-aggression. He is not aggressive towards other dogs or...

by david-turner-1Nov 18, 2012

1 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Dec 5, 2012

Problem dog

How do I get my dog out of my bed at night?

by kristin-vetteDec 4, 2012

1 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Dec 5, 2012

growling at some people

My dog P.D. 9puppy dog) has suddenly started to growl at some people, children and strangers or...

by Margaret-LeRoyJun 7, 2008

3 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Dec 5, 2012

Taking leash in mouth

I have a 10-week-old puppy who I'd like to start training. But whenever I put the collar and leash...

by jennifer-sienesNov 13, 2012

1 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Dec 5, 2012

chewing

my friend has this 13 year old chocolate lab. we think she has a tumor on her leg. my friend does...

by djhawkins4320Nov 11, 2012

1 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Dec 5, 2012

Protecting problem

My 18 month old beagle mix rescue has always been very protective of me with my husband. He feeds...

by CeejOct 22, 2012

2 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Nov 3, 2012

water

Hi there My 10 month old dog wont eat /drink water when left on his own and he is slowly...

by sandra-fentonOct 15, 2012

4 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Nov 3, 2012

Boxer owns backyard

I have 5 boxers: Lexie (Mom, 41/2 yo), Rebel (Dad, 18 mos old) and 3 of their 5 month old pups...

by susan-schreckengostOct 6, 2012

2 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Oct 13, 2012

New dog in family

My mother just passed away suddenly and I brought her 8 year old Pomeranian home with me. I have a...

by marla-duffyOct 5, 2012

1 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Oct 13, 2012

Dog empties water bowls

Hello, I have 2 Maltese Shihtzhus, a male 5 years old and a female, 2.5 years old. The female has a...

by Titch-ampTaraOct 2, 2012

3 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Oct 13, 2012

More aggression

I posted previously about my dogs aggression towards one another. Anyway they were getting along...

by redchelsea87Sep 8, 2012

2 replies last post by redchelsea87
Oct 6, 2012

PUT ON LEASH

I have a 9 month old Spanish Mastin, when I let off leash on the local park comes back to me but...

by sandra-fentonOct 2, 2012

2 replies last post by sandra-fenton
Oct 4, 2012

Dog watching TV

We have a 18 month old Border Collie and he is obsessed with the TV - it used to be just football...

by border19Aug 24, 2012

1 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Sep 12, 2012

fear aggression towards men

I just adopted a multipoo. Ahe appears to have fear aggression towards men except 3 men I work...

by cindy-smith-1Aug 24, 2012

1 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Sep 12, 2012

Biting houseguests

Our newly rescued stray ChiMinPin passively bites every stranger that comes to our house. Often...

by teresa-carpenterSep 1, 2012

1 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Sep 12, 2012

Barking at neighbor

Hi, I re-homed 2 boxers (they're 5 & 2), and have been clicker training them for 2 months which...

by melissa-loganAug 23, 2012

1 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Sep 11, 2012

Driving me nuts!!!!

I have two 9 month old female Lab/Pointer mix puppies. Shelby is sweet (but loud) and the other...

by susharbMay 25, 2011

9 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Sep 11, 2012

Jumping on cars

Hi there! I have 3 dogs..2 retreivers ..a 4 yr old, a 2 yr old & then a 14 yr old Lab that I...

by sheryllbJul 16, 2011

3 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Sep 11, 2012

Poorly socialised adolescent dog

2 months ago we adopted a 1 year old German shepherd dog, Shadow, and it was quickly apparent that...

by alex-jonesJul 26, 2012

8 replies last post by alex-jones
Aug 24, 2012

How a walk does my puppy need?

Hi there first time quesiton, so be kind! Tara is nearly 8 months old as is a real Heinz 57...

by christina-lynchAug 17, 2012

2 replies last post by christina-lynch
Aug 19, 2012

This dog is an aggressive mess, but I want to save him.

Hi everyone, I badly need help - I may have taken on a bigger project than I can handle. My...

by CgregoliAug 24, 2011

74 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Jul 27, 2012

Off leash barking problem

Hi all! Been a long time since I last posted here. The last time I was asking on how to...

by borderterrierloverJul 10, 2012

2 replies last post by borderterrierlover
Jul 15, 2012

How do I break my Beagle's will but not his spirit?

Hi Everyone, I have a 14 month old Beagle who has had a lot of issues we have been dealing with...

by KevinRT58Jul 7, 2012

1 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Jul 14, 2012

My dog goes crazy when he sees another dog approaching

The other thing I am having an issue with, is trying to calm my dog down when we are out on walks...

by CarrieloJul 4, 2012

1 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Jul 14, 2012

Can't get my dog to come inside when called

I have a 6 month old puppy, that I have been working with on training. All in all he is doing...

by CarrieloJul 4, 2012

1 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Jul 14, 2012

over excited, biting

Help, I have read tons of literature and still no answer. My 10 mos old german shepherd is the...

by goddarddandcmchsicomJun 12, 2012

4 replies last post by goddarddandcmchsicom
Jun 25, 2012

Cat Chasing

Hello, I have a 1 year old MN german shepherd (Raider) that we have just finished behavior...

by chanda-princeJun 19, 2012

2 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Jun 25, 2012

New dog snaps at strangers

I'm still reading the book but need help quickly as I have family visiting soon and want to keep...

by eric-scottJun 4, 2012

1 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Jun 14, 2012