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.

Alpha Dog Question

I have a serious problem with my dog Amos, my 2 1/2 year old redbone coonhound. I believe he thinks...

by jlynn9573Feb 12, 2008

6 replies last post by Steph-ampWyatt
Feb 15, 2008

Timid with "Come" Command

My 5 month old Sheltie, Baxter and I took the puppy training course at PetSmart and I have studied...

by Crystal-BeckerFeb 13, 2008

1 replies last post by Blue
Feb 14, 2008

New Nasty Habit

Hello, I have two female Papillons one Lillee is two and a half and the pup Sissy is 8 months...

by miss-smilesJan 26, 2008

3 replies last post by Blue
Feb 13, 2008

Won't go thru doggie door

We have just installed a doggie door for our year old boxer. At first he would not go through at...

by boxer2Sep 5, 2007

3 replies last post by jlynn9573
Feb 12, 2008

Urinating Fox Terrier

I have a beautiful German Shepherd x Labrador 4 year old. In the last 6 months my daughter has got...

by Christine-GibbFeb 9, 2008

2 replies last post by Christine-Gibb
Feb 11, 2008

aggressive towards other dogs

Hello, I have 3 dogs (Jasper black lab cross) is handicapped and I walk/run him using a wheel...

by clmeadeFeb 8, 2008

2 replies last post by clmeade
Feb 11, 2008

Question for Todd about introducing a puppy to an adult dog

Hi. I have a 2 years old female Akita. She is very good with people, but not with animals. I got a...

by nydianaponteFeb 3, 2008

2 replies last post by nydianaponte
Feb 10, 2008

indoor dog repellent

Is there anything I can put on my houseplants/ flower arrangements to make them less atractive to...

by mpqFeb 5, 2008

1 replies last post by Todd
Feb 10, 2008

rott

Hello, My 10 month old rottweiler like chewing little stones or pieces of broken plant pot. I...

by DandyFeb 9, 2008

1 replies last post by Todd
Feb 10, 2008

biting for fear

Hi, I have from a year a mixed breed dog medium size (15 months old). He has always been very...

by elenaFeb 6, 2008

3 replies last post by Todd
Feb 10, 2008

Can't housebreak this 2year old male

I adopted a male Shih Tzu from a breeder. He had lived in a kennel all of his life. He didn't know...

by dustybinFeb 8, 2008

1 replies last post by Todd
Feb 10, 2008

1yo German Shepherd Afraid or Aggressive?

Hi, I have a 13 month old German Shepherd, Lex, whom I adopted from a rescue at the age of 6...

by NessieFeb 7, 2008

1 replies last post by Todd
Feb 10, 2008

Plays too rough with cat

Hi, I have a 5 month old puppy that plays too roughly with my 15 old cat. She is now living up...

by ElaineFeb 6, 2008

1 replies last post by Todd
Feb 10, 2008

Puppy and Kids

We have a 14 week old Australian Shepherd puppy and 3 kids ages 8, 5, 2. Whenever the kids run...

by hollaway3Feb 8, 2008

2 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Feb 8, 2008

Puppy doesn't being told NO!

Hi everyone, I just joined and am out of my mind seeking advise as to what to with my 5 month...

by puppyloveFeb 7, 2008

2 replies last post by puppylove
Feb 7, 2008

Biting us!

Hi, I am seeking answers and solutions to the problem we have just recently had with Curly. He is...

by Curlys-MomFeb 4, 2008

1 replies last post by Todd
Feb 6, 2008

Bizarre Behaivour

I have three small dogs, two cross breed teckels and a bichon. The teckels, one nine years old and...

by lourdes-planas-camposJan 22, 2008

1 replies last post by lourdes-planas-campos
Feb 5, 2008

HELP - Two dogs in the house - 1 new, 1 old

Any help would be greatly appreciated on this one. Ok, here's the story. Unforeseen circumstances...

by JeanineSep 25, 2007

1 replies last post by mpq
Feb 5, 2008

HELP my dog pees on my bed -- what do I do???

I would appreciate any suggestions with respect to my puppy peeing on my bed. It is what I call an...

by TheophilosFeb 5, 2008

1 replies last post by mpq
Feb 5, 2008

Help! Giant breed aggressive dog on dog & 'Aplha' issues

Hi there I own a whopping 11.5 stone male harlequin great dane x mastiff whom i rescued at 8...

by imstompedFeb 2, 2008

1 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Feb 4, 2008

Are we creating a problem?

Background: Last January we adopted a 1 year old Malinois/lab/retriever named Parker. He was...

by TerryFeb 2, 2008

1 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Feb 4, 2008

My kleptomaniac Golden

Good morning: I am a new member to the forum and would like to know if anyone knows how to cure...

by caybabeJan 30, 2008

1 replies last post by Todd
Jan 31, 2008

Havanese Puppy: Early Aggression

Hello Daniel and everyone, I am writing because my 8-month-old havanese puppy is showing early...

by Codys-momJan 25, 2008

10 replies last post by Codys-mom
Jan 31, 2008

Barking, barking, barking

I have a 12 month old, not fixed, pyrenees dog(Bear). I have only had him for a week and he has...

by rartzJan 29, 2008

2 replies last post by rartz
Jan 30, 2008

rottweiler

I have a 10 month old rottweiler. She obey basic commands like Sit,Stay, lay down but not...

by DandyJan 28, 2008

2 replies last post by Annie
Jan 29, 2008

Shiba Inu-HELP!!!

I have a 3 year old Shiba Inu rescue that I've had for one year now. We've done obedience training...

by vs957Jan 29, 2008

1 replies last post by Todd
Jan 29, 2008

dog doesn't listen in certain situations

Hello there, I have a 2 year old German Shepherd/Alaskan Malamute and really only have one...

by TurnDogg5417Jan 28, 2008

3 replies last post by TurnDogg5417
Jan 29, 2008

New male dog Peeing inside of house

I have just recieved a male Great White Pyrenese dog. He is twelve months old, house trained, and...

by rartzJan 24, 2008

3 replies last post by rartz
Jan 28, 2008

Sheltie - seperation anxiety

We have an 11 month old Sheltie who is trained in all the basics, sit - stay - come - etc, however...

by MAX-RobinsonJan 25, 2008

5 replies last post by Todd
Jan 28, 2008

Running out of the door...and not coming back! Can anyone relate?

I have 2 adopted dogs from our local animal shelter. My newest one, Jackson, a 1 yr old Jack...

by kathleenmk18Jan 26, 2008

2 replies last post by Todd
Jan 27, 2008

Border Collie Gone Wild

I have a 2 year old female Border Collie that likes to run from gate to gate in my back...

by Don-CurrieJan 23, 2008

2 replies last post by Todd
Jan 27, 2008

Introduction

I Have a seven year old Bull Arab male, Mick... and have just brought a 7 week old bull mastiff...

by MickandJindaJan 26, 2008

1 replies last post by Todd
Jan 27, 2008

Problem Doberman

Hi, my 12 month old Doberman, Titian's Maximus is becoming a problem. He has had obedience...

by MysticJetJan 16, 2008

1 replies last post by Blue
Jan 25, 2008

Poop Problems

I just got a 2 yr old beagle who wasn't housebroken because she was an outdoor dog. We have turned...

by MelikiJan 12, 2008

2 replies last post by Blue
Jan 25, 2008

Blue Merle making us blue

I have a blue merle collie and he is a lovely dog around the family but if anyone visits he barks...

by JosoapJan 24, 2008

1 replies last post by Blue
Jan 25, 2008

Door Chewing Anxiety

I have a Siberian Wolf Hybrid (Nikita)she is now about five years old. She has developed an anxiety...

by DavidGJan 14, 2008

1 replies last post by Blue
Jan 25, 2008

Separation Anxiety...

Background on my dog Blue: Blue was adopted in February of 2007 from an SPCA at 1yr 2months, her...

by BlueNov 22, 2007

8 replies last post by Blue
Jan 25, 2008

Growling

Hi, I have a 2 1/2 year old female desexed Rotti X Ridgeback. She is well trained but an...

by SlinkyJan 22, 2008

1 replies last post by Todd
Jan 24, 2008

runaway dog...

hi,i have a 2 year old german shepard,and when i take her off the leads,she is ok until she sees a...

by kellyrachaelJan 20, 2008

2 replies last post by kellyrachael
Jan 22, 2008

Door Chewing Anxiety

I have a Siberian Wolf Hybrid (Nikita)she is now about five years old. She has developed an anxiety...

by DavidGJan 14, 2008

2 replies last post by DavidG
Jan 22, 2008

Biting Pug

Hi, I subscribed to the dog training program offered by the sitstayfetch.net, after religiously...

by hubieJan 21, 2008

1 replies last post by Todd
Jan 22, 2008

Dog bitting, nipping, etc.

Hello, This is my first dog, I have a nine week Labrador Retriever. He started great at home...

by Falkon102Jan 18, 2008

4 replies last post by Falkon102
Jan 21, 2008

Older male Lab mounting younger male Lab

Our 10-year-old chocolate Lab is constantly mounting our 1.5 year old male chocolate Lab. Neither...

by marnieH37Jan 14, 2008

3 replies last post by Todd
Jan 18, 2008

American Eskimo Dog Aggressive at Random Peopl

I have a 3 year old male American Eskimo Dog. He was found as a stray and came from a shelter. He...

by JamesCParkJan 15, 2008

1 replies last post by Todd
Jan 17, 2008

Excited Bichon

Hi Danial and Happy New Year, I have a 1.5 year old male neutered Bichon Frise, Capt. Jack, that...

by Richard-TollerudJan 14, 2008

1 replies last post by Todd
Jan 17, 2008

Labrador attacking dachshund

Hi, I have a situation that is scaring me. A bit of background first; we have 4 dogs and 4 cats...

by susandsJan 13, 2008

2 replies last post by Todd
Jan 17, 2008

Ready to sell

Hello all, I have a 8 month old weime that is driving us nuts. He's eaten all the plants...

by JakeAug 18, 2007

4 replies last post by Todd
Jan 17, 2008

Barking & Peeing

Hello, I have a 12 week old 1/2 English Bull Dog, 1/2 Olde English Bull Dog puppy. She is crate...

by dbw4Jan 12, 2008

1 replies last post by Todd
Jan 16, 2008

Really need advice about barking!!!

I have a 12 week old bulldog puppy who is barking, I believe for attention. When I tell her No in...

by dbw4Jan 15, 2008

1 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Jan 16, 2008

dalmatian dominance

Hopefully I am in the right spot for a consultation. A few weeks ago my family was in a desperate...

by billy-blazesJan 5, 2008

4 replies last post by sunil
Jan 15, 2008