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.

Aggressive Border Collie. HELP!

Hi, We have a 5 year old Border Collie who is well trained but the only problem is that he is...

by verabmMar 11, 2008

2 replies last post by verabm
Mar 14, 2008

My dog attacks our youngest daughter!

We have a 6 month old Gernman Shepherd. She is submissive to our oldest daughter, 11 years old. Our...

by cmrollMar 12, 2008

1 replies last post by Blue
Mar 13, 2008

please help, puppy separation anxiety

My puppy is about 14 weeks old ( I have had him for a month). I put him in his crate when I leave...

by bddyfMar 12, 2008

1 replies last post by Todd
Mar 13, 2008

Three dogs barking

I have three shelties, and while thankfully they are not constant barkers, their barking is still...

by PiskorsuMar 11, 2008

1 replies last post by Todd
Mar 12, 2008

Jumping

Hi every one, I'm a new member, and I have a black labrador of ten months. Unfortunately, I've...

by jenosaMar 11, 2008

1 replies last post by Todd
Mar 12, 2008

Leaning & Hearding

Good day! I have a Boarder Collie mix, just turned 6 months old, who is the smaterst dog I have...

by ElaineMar 10, 2008

4 replies last post by Elaine
Mar 11, 2008

Dog aggression-snarling at other dogs

My dog, a Boston Terrier-almost 3 years old, is usually fine with other dogs at dog parks, but when...

by luvnpeas2uMar 6, 2008

1 replies last post by Todd
Mar 10, 2008

Dog Aggression

I Have a 3 year old boxer that we inherited, he is a great dog, and very good with our three kids...

by AFLETCHAug 19, 2007

3 replies last post by Blue
Mar 10, 2008

Chihuahua is extremely agressive in the evening

I have a 6 year old male Chihuahua, Max that I’ve had since he was 18 months old. For the past...

by skeeterMar 8, 2008

2 replies last post by Blue
Mar 10, 2008

aggresive springer/lab

Hello, my name is Karen and I have a 2 1/2 yr old springer/lab. And I have a few questions. First...

by kbekksMar 4, 2008

2 replies last post by Todd
Mar 9, 2008

cavalier king charles puppies

need help please our cavaliers puppies are smart only 3 1/2 months old. Can sit, shake paws,and...

by roger-comeauMar 4, 2008

1 replies last post by Todd
Mar 9, 2008

Other dog aggressiveness-please help

Needing some guidance on what is the 1st approach I should take to stop the aggressiveness of one...

by VanessaMar 8, 2008

1 replies last post by Todd
Mar 9, 2008

Excessive Barking & Agressiveness

Hello Everyone, My name is Ana and I am a new member. My husband Kelly and I are proud parents...

by Danes3Mar 6, 2008

4 replies last post by Danes3
Mar 8, 2008

nervous about the car

My husky/collie mix is pretty nervous about the car. If she knows shes going in it she'll run and...

by 1whisperMar 7, 2008

2 replies last post by Steph-ampWyatt
Mar 8, 2008

Irish Setter Jumping On My Counter Top

Hello Everyone! I have a male Irish Setter who is 23 weeks old and his name is Sam. He is...

by sharrockzooMar 7, 2008

1 replies last post by Blue
Mar 7, 2008

Play biting--Help!

My 7 mos. old mutt likes to play by using her teeth--she either kind of takes hold of my hand and...

by brynag2003Mar 5, 2008

4 replies last post by luvnpeas2u
Mar 6, 2008

Sam is developing territorial aggression, but I think I am the problem not him.

Our problems with Sam our German Shephard is a big one, the background of which I feel is important...

by jacquiNov 1, 2007

17 replies last post by jacqui
Mar 3, 2008

Dog on Dog Aggression

Our problem is dog on dog aggression. What we would like to accomplish to be able to safely have...

by dougsuziFeb 29, 2008

1 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Mar 1, 2008

phobias

PLEASE help me! My 1yr old Fox Terrier is a gentle, calm, loving & obedient dog but she seems...

by coetzeeJan 16, 2008

1 replies last post by Blue
Feb 28, 2008

chewing/teething issues

My 4 month old shepherd mix puppy loves to chew on our hands and clothes. I put a chew toy in her...

by RhondelleFeb 27, 2008

1 replies last post by Blue
Feb 28, 2008

Our dog is always jumping on people

I am new to training, and we have a 4 month old german shorthair/english pointer, and he is...

by andiFeb 28, 2008

2 replies last post by Blue
Feb 28, 2008

Playing rough

I have had my Foxhound mix, Sadie, for 5 weeks. We rescued her. First she was in a shelter in...

by CBlankFeb 28, 2008

2 replies last post by Blue
Feb 28, 2008

My Pom hates all animals

He doesn;t like any animal at all. He barks constantly at them all. My daughters come over and...

by ginger-meekoFeb 27, 2008

1 replies last post by Todd
Feb 28, 2008

Dogs go crazy when the doorbell rings

Hi, I'm a new member and joined looking for help with this problem. My two dogs go berserk when...

by TazFeb 27, 2008

1 replies last post by Blue
Feb 27, 2008

Aggressive/protective 2 yr old GSD

Hi there My parents (in their 60's) have a 2 year old GSD. He is a marvellous animal in many...

by C-GoakesFeb 22, 2008

2 replies last post by Steph-ampWyatt
Feb 27, 2008

terrifed of storms and loud noises

Help my dog a 7 year old staffy is terrified of storms and loud noises and is it get worse. I have...

by katebellFeb 23, 2008

2 replies last post by Todd
Feb 27, 2008

Dog Biting another Dog

Let me first set the scene. I have 8 dogs of my own: Charles (border collie/chow 12 years), Roxie...

by LauraHoranFeb 26, 2008

3 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Feb 27, 2008

fear of my dog being put to sleep!

My German Shephard Dog, Ares has an agression problem with the male dogs that he lives with in the...

by lec382Feb 25, 2008

3 replies last post by lec382
Feb 27, 2008

Herding the 2nd dog

We have a 10yr old male Australian Sheperd and an almost 3yr female Welsh Corgi. The Aussie loves...

by ZopenFeb 21, 2008

1 replies last post by Blue
Feb 26, 2008

chewing/stealing/cat chasing- bored dogs?

Hi, We have 4 rescue dogs(one is a foster) and they are all chewers now. Two of them seem to have...

by djbobetskyFeb 24, 2008

3 replies last post by Blue
Feb 26, 2008

poodle puppy is a one woman dog

Help! I have a little 9 week old pup (Izzy) that I have had for 4 days. She follows me...

by jlswillardFeb 25, 2008

1 replies last post by Blue
Feb 26, 2008

Dog-on-dog aggression... HELP!

I read the book about dog-on-dog aggression, which states it is a direct result of insufficient...

by Carmin331Feb 25, 2008

1 replies last post by Blue
Feb 26, 2008

Playing or not?

hello guys, Thanks for those previous advices of yours. and of course need some more. my...

by DandyFeb 21, 2008

2 replies last post by Carmin331
Feb 25, 2008

obsession with birds

My Husky mix is completely obsessed with birds, she watches them all the time. When they land on...

by 1whisperFeb 21, 2008

2 replies last post by Annie
Feb 23, 2008

Crate barking at night

Hi, I hope someone has some input on this. We addopted a German Shepher dog from Save A Dog in...

by Liz-amp-KoaFeb 21, 2008

2 replies last post by Liz-amp-Koa
Feb 22, 2008

Sivle

I adopted a Black Lab x from a rescue organization about 6 months ago. He is about 1 year old. He...

by Yvonne-SpenceFeb 21, 2008

1 replies last post by Todd
Feb 21, 2008

Seperation anxiety - Lowchen

We have an adorable 3 1/2 month Lowchen, VERY bright and perfect in every way except for one little...

by TrishFeb 20, 2008

1 replies last post by Todd
Feb 21, 2008

Question about Walking my Dog

I know it is very important for a dog to get exercise. I believe that a majority of my dog's...

by jlynn9573Feb 12, 2008

16 replies last post by Blue
Feb 20, 2008

Nervous aggression, what do I do?

Hi all, I have a 14mth husky/collie mix, she is a lovely natured dog most of the time but has a...

by 1whisperFeb 20, 2008

1 replies last post by Blue
Feb 20, 2008

15 month old beagle

Our beagle has come a long way since we adopted him at 7 mths. from the humane society.... walks...

by annbFeb 20, 2008

1 replies last post by Blue
Feb 20, 2008

protection agression

:( I have two 5 month old male puppies, litter matesthat I have bottle fed since they were one week...

by sherrym1950sbcglobalnetFeb 19, 2008

1 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Feb 20, 2008

Resource Guarding Alaskan Malamute

We have an Alaskan Malamute puppy, Shiloh. She is about 3 1/2 months old and is already huge (we...

by Shilohs-MomFeb 19, 2008

2 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Feb 19, 2008

toby the newfoundland

I have a 7 month old newfoundland who is trying to be the alpha dog. When taking him out on the...

by susan-jacobsFeb 17, 2008

1 replies last post by Todd
Feb 18, 2008

Paper eating

Can anyone tell me why some dogs love to eat paper as in: toilet paper, tissues or papertowels...

by Steph-ampWyattFeb 15, 2008

1 replies last post by Todd
Feb 17, 2008

Territorial agressive Lab

My husband and I adopted a 2 1/2 year old chocolate lab rescue dog in November. As he has totally...

by dgittel863Feb 15, 2008

1 replies last post by Todd
Feb 17, 2008

Adopting street dog

Hi, I've been living on the island of Madeira for the past few months, and there are a lot of...

by HamisFeb 12, 2008

1 replies last post by Todd
Feb 17, 2008

Car Barking

I have a 4yr old German Shephard,Wyatt who loves to go with us every where and is usually a good...

by Steph-ampWyattJan 24, 2008

3 replies last post by Steph-ampWyatt
Feb 16, 2008

German Shepherd Rebellion/Aggression

Nakoda is a 2 1/2 year old neutered German Shepherd. We have had him since he was 5 weeks old. We...

by KimJan 30, 2008

2 replies last post by Steph-ampWyatt
Feb 16, 2008

german shepherd not paying attention

My 7 month old shepherd stopped paying attention to me or anyone else, within the last 3 weeks has...

by baxterboyJan 26, 2008

4 replies last post by Steph-ampWyatt
Feb 16, 2008

Australian Shepherd/Border Collie chewing is exhausting

We have a 10 month old Australian Shepherd/Border Collie mix. VERY smart dog. She chews...

by Jessi-BarrigaFeb 7, 2008

2 replies last post by Jessi-Barriga
Feb 15, 2008