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.

2 problems need help!!

My puppy's name is Dexter, he is a 7 month old Bischon/Papillon, and he must be part goat, he...

by Robin-SimmonsOct 13, 2008

1 replies last post by Maggiesmom1
Oct 14, 2008

Get out of my bed!!

I have a 10 week puppy who is sleeping in my bed. I've tried to kennel her at night with blanket...

by Trauma-JaneOct 13, 2008

1 replies last post by Maggiesmom1
Oct 14, 2008

No More Sleeping in the Bed

I have 3 dogs - 2 beagles and a lab mix that sleep with me in the bed every night and have done so...

by KimLOct 13, 2008

2 replies last post by Maggiesmom1
Oct 14, 2008

i think it's a dominant puppy

Hi Everyone! I just started up with SitStayFetch and I'm pretty excited to get going with my new...

by stemiOct 9, 2008

4 replies last post by stemi
Oct 13, 2008

Biting

My 12-year-old male Lhasa Apso has bitten my husband twice in the last month, once after being...

by aiphillipsSep 29, 2008

3 replies last post by nevrenufanimals
Oct 13, 2008

Aggression or something else?

We got Lucy, a 6 month old unaltered Boxer from another family almost 2 weeks ago. Lucy's previous...

by kbillmanOct 8, 2008

2 replies last post by kbillman
Oct 13, 2008

boundary problems

I have a bookstore, and my bearded collie is always with me, but I don't want het to be in the...

by hele9001Oct 1, 2008

1 replies last post by Maggiesmom1
Oct 12, 2008

dog that jumps and nips strangers

We have a 1 year old Weimaraner that was acquired from a shelter at 6 months of age. He had a bad...

by DotPieOct 4, 2008

1 replies last post by DotPie
Oct 12, 2008

Territorial aggression mixed breed

I have a two year old mixed breed male from a shelter. We beleive it's lab, beagle and possibly...

by proscizewskiwirrcomOct 9, 2008

1 replies last post by Maggiesmom1
Oct 10, 2008

Barking inside the house.

How can I get my Bichon dog "Franklin" from barking at everything he sees out side the door. If a...

by karen1Sep 30, 2008

2 replies last post by TobysMum
Oct 10, 2008

19 Month Old Pup with Poor Meet n Greet

Hello, I have a 19 month old neutered English Pointer. He is a total love, very well socialized...

by CherylAug 19, 2008

4 replies last post by KOPsBecks
Oct 10, 2008

I need help

I have a three year old shi- tzu which is very dominant, aggresive (with food), and well, very...

by TrixieSep 20, 2008

12 replies last post by Trixie
Oct 9, 2008

border collie woes

Help! I recently adopted two rescue dogs sight unseen: a young male chow/shepherd mix and a 10...

by bgwatersoptonlinenetOct 5, 2008

1 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Oct 7, 2008

I need help!!!

My Cavalier King Charles Spaniel just turned 1. Lately he he has been urinating on the floor or our...

by EmiliaOct 4, 2008

1 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Oct 6, 2008

Desperate, baby comming in april!!!!

I have a six year old black lab that is built like a truck, I rescued him from my parents who were...

by bigblackdogOct 2, 2008

2 replies last post by Annie
Oct 2, 2008

Barking at visitors entering the House

Daisy is a Shep Cross bitch - 15mths old. She is very loving and obedient around the house and...

by Karen-WilsonOct 1, 2008

2 replies last post by Annie
Oct 2, 2008

To Muzzle or not to Muzzle

I have posted about Lucas before, and appreciate all the help. We are still working on Alpha...

by Lucass-MomSep 29, 2008

3 replies last post by stephanie-Craddock
Oct 1, 2008

biting clothes

I have a 9 month old lab mix male, Rascal, (appropriate name). He has this habit of biting our...

by alphawannabeSep 30, 2008

1 replies last post by shannon99
Sep 30, 2008

SEVERE Stranger Aggression

I took a quick look through the forums, and have been reading the book, but I haven't found a case...

by Matt-amp-LizSep 17, 2008

3 replies last post by Lucass-Mom
Sep 30, 2008

Please Help! Already Desperate!

After walking many dogs as a volunteer at our Humane Society, I fell in love with Lucas, a 5 year...

by Lucass-MomSep 18, 2008

5 replies last post by Lucass-Mom
Sep 30, 2008

Desperate help needed for peeing Dane

I have a year old female (spayed) Great Dane who pees on everyone's shoes and our carpet when she...

by mustang71Sep 22, 2008

1 replies last post by Maggiesmom1
Sep 25, 2008

Barking when I'm on the phone

Whenever I try to make a business call, Bucklee starts to bark so I can't hear what the person on...

by Bucklees-MomAug 10, 2008

2 replies last post by Bucklees-Mom
Sep 24, 2008

Barking at me when I come home

I have a one-year old sheltie (Ranger) who has developed a serious barking problem over the past...

by SandraKSep 3, 2008

6 replies last post by Annie
Sep 21, 2008

Boxers actually Boxing

Morning... New to this. Just bought the kingdom of pets series as I am at my wits end with my...

by scb2005Sep 21, 2008

2 replies last post by scb2005
Sep 21, 2008

bitting

My Shih Tzu bites people, mostly children that come over to see my children. I am scared to answer...

by angelrSep 19, 2008

1 replies last post by Jay
Sep 20, 2008

Excited Dog

Hi I have a 17 month old German Shepherd Bitch Among other problems I am working with I...

by quineAug 25, 2008

6 replies last post by Annie
Sep 18, 2008

obsessed with shadows on ceiling

I have a 11 month old Border Collie called Meg, she spends all her time every day stressing over...

by maureen-daltonSep 1, 2008

1 replies last post by stlucia91
Sep 18, 2008

What To Do!

I am the proud owner of a 4 month old American Pit Bull. He has pretty much mastered houebreaking...

by cfarris37129Aug 31, 2008

3 replies last post by Alpha-Dog
Sep 17, 2008

problems when walking on lead

We have recently adopted a 13month old German Shepherd x she has settled in very well and adores...

by zenaSep 16, 2008

1 replies last post by Annie
Sep 17, 2008

Growling Boerboel

I have a female boerboel who is 3 years old and has been the best dog ever. All of the sudden she...

by mcraderSep 17, 2008

1 replies last post by Annie
Sep 17, 2008

My Dog is agressive toward my husband

Our dog is 2 1/2 years old and we have had him since he was a pup. He is a mixed breed and we...

by cathdedSep 15, 2008

4 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Sep 17, 2008

Destructive

Our Ger. Shep. is 13 months old and basically the perfect dog. Started this program when we brought...

by Burdens-MomSep 13, 2008

1 replies last post by Annie
Sep 16, 2008

Lunging at cars

I have a 5 month old border collie, Molly, who constantly lunges at cars, tractors, in fact any...

by Beth123Sep 14, 2008

1 replies last post by Annie
Sep 15, 2008

need advise on controling aggresive behavior

I have a 6 month old english cocker spaniel (mix) who is learning to obey commands and he is really...

by cecizamSep 12, 2008

1 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Sep 13, 2008

staring?fluing for 2nd dog

help! my 6yo jack russell (neutered male) has recently started flying for our yorkshire terrier...

by jacky-claytonSep 7, 2008

1 replies last post by Maggiesmom1
Sep 11, 2008

Ginger still a little agressive to other dogs

Hi - I've been reading thru all the posts about dog aggression and the answers. I still feel...

by honeyshumanSep 8, 2008

1 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Sep 10, 2008

Killer dogs, please advise.

My two dogs escaped from the garden and have killed two of my neighbours Yorkshire Terriers! The...

by MarinaAug 22, 2008

10 replies last post by Marina
Sep 9, 2008

New puppy in the house

Hi there, hope someone can give me some advise. I have a 10 month old german sheperd mix that I...

by KaiSep 8, 2008

1 replies last post by Maggiesmom1
Sep 9, 2008

seperation anxiety

Hello, I am new to the forum and want to say that it is great. I have a 10 month American Pit Bull...

by papacheySep 6, 2008

3 replies last post by Maggiesmom1
Sep 8, 2008

are they playing??

I have an 11 year old lab/border collie female, and a lab mix puppy about 9 months old. We've had...

by alphawannabeSep 2, 2008

1 replies last post by Maggiesmom1
Sep 6, 2008

3 problems with staffy

Hi - this is a bit long winded! We got our staffy cross (with what I do not know!) at 6 months old...

by raffySep 3, 2008

1 replies last post by Annie
Sep 4, 2008

jumping the fence and not coming when called

hello, i have a 2 year old border collie rescue dog who is wonderful except for 2 problems: she is...

by Lucky7Aug 31, 2008

4 replies last post by eyeluvdogs
Sep 3, 2008

Our dogs were best of mates now??

Hi we have 2 dogs a 10 mth old Staffy/Bull Terrier Cross (Gus) and a 15 mth old English Staffy...

by tracey08Aug 30, 2008

3 replies last post by tracey08
Sep 3, 2008

excited peeing

I have a year old spayed Great Dane who pees when she greets anyone including myself and my...

by mustang71Aug 27, 2008

1 replies last post by eyeluvdogs
Sep 2, 2008

Going potty in house

We have a 2-3 year Terrier mix. About 20-24 lbs. She was house broken early and has done very very...

by BlackdogAug 28, 2008

2 replies last post by Blackdog
Sep 2, 2008

My 3yr old is Marking! Help!

My 3 year old just started lifting his leg in the house...on the curtains and the corner of the bed...

by HaileyTyAug 26, 2008

1 replies last post by eyeluvdogs
Sep 2, 2008

Dog vs Other Animal Agression / Distraction

I have a wonderful lab... 90% of the time. Inside the house and in our yard he's the most obedient...

by grimesnicAug 26, 2008

3 replies last post by Annie
Sep 2, 2008

Going crazy.....

Hi everyone. I am new to this site and glad to be here. I just got a puppy. He is 10 weeks old...

by kathy0811Sep 1, 2008

1 replies last post by Annie
Sep 2, 2008

puppy obsessed with chickens

I have an 18 week old springer spaniel who has developed an obsession with my three chickens. They...

by garySep 1, 2008

1 replies last post by Annie
Sep 1, 2008

i don't think i can do this.

can anyone help me? i am ready to give my dog away. My husband and I adopted a puppy a week ago...

by singinmedicJul 24, 2008

9 replies last post by Maggiesmom1
Aug 30, 2008