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.

Nipping at Daughter

We have 2 labs that are 1 year old. Recently the female has begun biting at my 9 year old...

by TractorqueenAug 26, 2008

1 replies last post by Annie
Aug 29, 2008

Toilet Paper unrolling

Does anyone have suggestions on how to end a dog's desire to grab the toilet paper? My dog (a...

by ArleneAug 14, 2008

2 replies last post by Kea
Aug 28, 2008

Puppy won't stop eating grass

I have a 10 week old golden retriever that we have had for a week and a half. We got her from a...

by Rileys-MomAug 20, 2008

3 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Aug 26, 2008

Alpha dog or equal dogs?

In another post, Todd made the following comment, "We need to get the two dogs getting...

by MarinaAug 23, 2008

1 replies last post by Marina
Aug 25, 2008

aggressive older dog meets new puppy

I have an 8 year old 110 pound lab who has a history of fighting with my other dogs. I am...

by LBRIGHAMAug 23, 2008

1 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Aug 24, 2008

Fear of rain, thunder and lightening

Hi, I have a Border Collie that is about to be two years old. He is not an aggressive dog. I have...

by Buddys-MomAug 23, 2008

2 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Aug 24, 2008

Aggressive Spaniel at Play 8-10 months old

My 8 year old son and I adopted 3 weeks ago from the Humane Society a 8-10 month old Springer...

by Jlmyers72Aug 22, 2008

4 replies last post by Annie
Aug 23, 2008

Barking when I use a squirt bottle

Hi, I have a 12 months small breed dog. The two major problems that I have with her is the nipping...

by nigenethliAug 23, 2008

2 replies last post by nigenethli
Aug 23, 2008

I'm so confused!

Aaauugh...I've been reading the sitstayfetch book, and going through all these posts for ideas on...

by deannaAug 22, 2008

2 replies last post by foxi7778
Aug 23, 2008

new dog being mean to original dog

Hello. A year ago I adopted a male lab mix from a shelter, with little information about his...

by deannaAug 21, 2008

3 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Aug 22, 2008

Occassional Aggression Problems

I have a 16 month old Chocolate Lab who is a great dog for the most part. He is very intelligent...

by kni1360Aug 19, 2008

4 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Aug 22, 2008

aggresive young dogue de bordeaux - new member

Hi there....im a new member from the uk..i have just downloaded the training course as i have a...

by trudiebloreAug 18, 2008

2 replies last post by trudieblore
Aug 20, 2008

HELP!!! Jumping dog won't stop!

Help! I've tried everything but our 8 month old border collie x staffie wont stop jumping. She's...

by AnnamaAug 12, 2008

1 replies last post by Maggiesmom1
Aug 19, 2008

chewing and not giving ball back

I have a lovely 6 month old bearded collie bitch, after some time of adjustment we are housebroken...

by hele9001Aug 14, 2008

5 replies last post by Maggiesmom1
Aug 19, 2008

Stop Chewing

We have two labs that are 1 year old, they are litter mates. My problems is that the female likes...

by TractorqueenAug 19, 2008

2 replies last post by Maggiesmom1
Aug 19, 2008

Puppy woes...Please help!

Hi, I am a first time dog owner and have an 8 week old border collie, who i have had for 2 weeks...

by alfie2008Aug 18, 2008

6 replies last post by alfie2008
Aug 19, 2008

Dog Refuses to SIT!

[B]Help.[/B] I am trying to train my "dominance aggressive" dog (Chihuahua/Terrior mix) but...

by Terrie-JordanAug 12, 2008

1 replies last post by Maggiesmom1
Aug 15, 2008

Aggresive boston terrier

Hi! I have a 2 year old Boston Terrier. When he was a puppy we used to take him to the dog park...

by Gabriela-SanchezAug 15, 2008

1 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Aug 15, 2008

Puppy Trouble

We have a 6 year old female Lhasa (Cricket) that is very well behaved, loves people, etc. We now...

by PuppyPalAug 12, 2008

2 replies last post by PuppyPal
Aug 13, 2008

Akita attacks!

Our 4 year old Akita has had a few random attacks with little or no warning. The only common...

by cbddavJun 27, 2008

8 replies last post by Liz-amp-Koa
Aug 12, 2008

Two dogs - double trouble

We have two black Labs. They are almost 1 year old. They are siblings. One male and one female...

by TractorqueenAug 6, 2008

5 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Aug 12, 2008

My dog won't walk

I have an 8 month old wheaten terrier. I love my dog but am getting extemely frustrated that he...

by Jenn-StephenAug 12, 2008

1 replies last post by foxi7778
Aug 12, 2008

food aggresion

but not with humans ,i have a 5 month old Staffordshire bull terrier ,recently we had my sister in...

by DebAug 11, 2008

1 replies last post by foxi7778
Aug 11, 2008

Message for Todd - AKITAS

Hi, I write you hooping that you give me some advise. I have a 2 year old female Akita and an 8...

by nydianaponteJul 13, 2008

2 replies last post by foxi7778
Aug 11, 2008

aggression to dogs and people

I have a 3 yr old Chinese Crested. She had been shown and socialized when she was young. I have...

by Joanned1Aug 6, 2008

1 replies last post by foxi7778
Aug 8, 2008

My pug

My wife and I have a 7 year old Pug. He is the best and cutest dog in the world. He is not alone in...

by shrapnel68Aug 8, 2008

1 replies last post by foxi7778
Aug 8, 2008

Two dogs are going to kill each other

I have eight Mini Dachshunds Alley is four and Gretta is almost 4 and Baze is three and the only...

by Donna-MarshallJul 22, 2008

1 replies last post by Todd
Aug 6, 2008

jealous dogs

I have a dog that I rescued when she was 4 months old and she was very jealous from day one, even...

by jasminasulJul 15, 2008

1 replies last post by Todd
Aug 6, 2008

Dog Aggression

I have a 7 1/2 month old neutered male german shepherd pup. I have been taking him to obedience...

by manliusAug 1, 2008

1 replies last post by Todd
Aug 6, 2008

Aggression towards strangers, even children

Bear is a year and 8 month old Rottwieler. He is very loving to me. Although he is good with my...

by Mary-BuisMay 3, 2008

3 replies last post by STEVEPHS
Aug 5, 2008

Car sickness

My 1.5 year old Sheltland Sheepdog is absolutely terrified of the car. He refuses to get into the...

by chippiechickJul 23, 2008

9 replies last post by chippiechick
Aug 5, 2008

Jumpy barking at customers

I have an Australian cattle dog, 7 months old. I own a repair shop and he terrorizes the customers...

by cattlekingAug 2, 2008

2 replies last post by cattleking
Aug 4, 2008

my pointer goes crazy over garden hose..help

:eek:I have a 1 1/2 year old pointer who is obsessed with the water hose. when I water the garden...

by JennieAug 1, 2008

1 replies last post by eyeluvdogs
Aug 4, 2008

Dog in season

The subject came up. Will a fox try to mate with a demestic dog? There are fox in our area. I say...

by JERRY-WHITEJul 28, 2008

1 replies last post by eyeluvdogs
Aug 4, 2008

Submissive Wetting

I have a 10 month old Great Dane female (spayed) who is very friendly and outgoing. We've been...

by mustang71Jul 30, 2008

1 replies last post by callellen
Aug 4, 2008

Will My Dog EVER Calm Down?

:( This is my third Doberman and I love the breed, but this one is really testing my limits. I...

by DobieGirlAug 3, 2008

1 replies last post by Annie
Aug 3, 2008

My 2 year old Jack Russel/Springer cross is aggressive with other dogs

Bobby is a 2 year old Jack Russel/Springer Spaniel Cross. He is very bright energetic and playful...

by Karina-MayAug 1, 2008

1 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Aug 3, 2008

Help - Dog jumps and barks at the fence

Hi, Our rescue dog Seth (28 months, parson russell terrier we think) jumps up at the fence/gate...

by ProudyJul 31, 2008

1 replies last post by Maggiesmom1
Aug 1, 2008

barking and aggression

I have two dogs: a 4 year old English Mastiff that weighs 210 pounds and a 3 year old chocolate lab...

by dolsenJul 21, 2008

1 replies last post by Maggiesmom1
Jul 31, 2008

Biting and barking issues: Please Help!

Hi Everyone, I am new to the forum. Glad to be here. I have a 1 1/2 year old Malchi (Maltese...

by LyvettelyJul 19, 2008

3 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Jul 30, 2008

Desperate for help with random biting and snapping!

Hi! I have really enjoyed reading everyone's posts, and I am hoping that someone can help me out...

by jen1Jul 26, 2008

2 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Jul 28, 2008

Desperate for help with our Westie- repost

Hi guys, I have a West Highland White Terrier (6 years old) that we adopted from a family 2 years...

by westofcoolJul 25, 2008

1 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Jul 25, 2008

Not a friendly neighbor

My coonhound mix, Maggie Mae age 2, barks aggressively at anyone walking by. As we live in the...

by mamapupJul 19, 2008

1 replies last post by mamapup
Jul 24, 2008

Pup eating poop!

How do you get a pup to not eat poop??? Thank you..

by srichardson1958Jun 25, 2008

3 replies last post by Lyvettely
Jul 24, 2008

cocker with a temper!

hi there I have a 6 month old cocker spaniel, and most of the time she is a lovely little girl...

by L-AJul 4, 2008

2 replies last post by L-A
Jul 18, 2008

my dogs is aggressive with my neighbour's dog

Hi I have a Rottweiler 11 months old (Rolf) My neighbor bought a 5 months german...

by tarekJun 23, 2008

2 replies last post by tarek
Jul 17, 2008

My two Akitas had a big fight

Hi, I write you hopping that you give me some advise. I have a 2 year old female Akita and an 8...

by nydianaponteJul 6, 2008

1 replies last post by Todd
Jul 17, 2008

sisters reprimand

I have two 30 lb terrier mutts that are about 2 now. We had a problem with them fighting if...

by luckypennyJul 14, 2008

3 replies last post by Todd
Jul 17, 2008

Changed Behaviour

I have 4 Golden Retrievers, sadly we lost one (Eddison) about 12 months ago and the nature of the...

by Steve-InesonJun 26, 2008

2 replies last post by Steve-Ineson
Jul 16, 2008

Shock collar

TITLE is so people read this and maybe I get a response. My original post is as follows 13...

by FlippyaforealJul 15, 2008

1 replies last post by Todd
Jul 16, 2008