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 Dog... Trying the "ignore" training method

My dachshund is very aggressive. The "Secrets to Dog Training" manual suggests ignoring your dog...

by shayJun 4, 2012

1 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Jun 14, 2012

Puppy will not always let me "catch" her when I need to

Hi, I have a 14 week old Miniature American Eskimo pup and sometimes when I need to pick her up...

by dianalamoJun 8, 2012

1 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Jun 8, 2012

Bulldog staying with friends is becoming more and more aggressive

Hi I just joined this site and need to fix a problem immediately. Less than a month ago I...

by crystal-bateyMay 30, 2012

2 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Jun 3, 2012

Everything is Prey

I have a 5 1/2 year old Husky/Shepard mix. We have a fenced in backyard which is about 3/4 of an...

by Shoes428May 25, 2012

2 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Jun 3, 2012

English Bulldog: Food and stranger aggression

Stubby is a gorgeous white and brindle, purebred English Bulldog. Her age is estmated at...

by josam68May 17, 2012

1 replies last post by KOPCaroline
May 24, 2012

Overexcited in Car

We have a 2 year old (spayed) female vizsla/lab mix that we adopted about 9 months ago. We've been...

by abchak1May 15, 2012

2 replies last post by abchak1
May 17, 2012

Won't Let Anyone Near His Favorite Toy

Hi: I have a year old Westie who has a little teddy bear that he loves. He sleeps with it and...

by sisterpatMay 2, 2012

2 replies last post by KOPCaroline
May 16, 2012

Stubborn Jack Russell

Hi, I have two 10 month old English Jack Russell dogs from the same litter. One is a real sweetie...

by orb181May 6, 2012

2 replies last post by KOPCaroline
May 16, 2012

Beagle Pup Refuses to stop Crying

Hi! I have the most beautiful little Beagle pup, (8 weeks old) who has just been a joy in every...

by jenandradeMay 5, 2012

2 replies last post by jenandrade
May 12, 2012

Dog seems to be nervous

Hi Our 20 month old GSD has developed a very strange unsettled nervous behavior when she is inside...

by cacrawfordApr 24, 2012

3 replies last post by cacrawford
May 5, 2012

Timid wee dog

Hi, We are looking for some help with our new red toy poode who is 16 weeks old. It was evident...

by Ruby-TuesdayApr 21, 2012

2 replies last post by KOPCaroline
May 1, 2012

Body Language Question

I have a question about the much talked about dog body language and stress signals. One sign of...

by dtismvApr 18, 2012

1 replies last post by KOPCaroline
May 1, 2012

Ruby Update

Hi all, Just wanted to give an update on Ruby, our rescued Manchester Terrier mix. She has...

by dtismvApr 18, 2012

1 replies last post by KOPCaroline
May 1, 2012

Extremely Aggressive Jack Russell!!!

I have a two-year old Jack Russell named Jaxson. He is the first dog my sons & I have ever...

by KesiaApr 17, 2012

2 replies last post by KOPCaroline
May 1, 2012

Chasing or Aggression, it has to stop!

We have a 3 yr old we were given, they told us she is German Shepherd but may have something else...

by susanitamnApr 17, 2012

2 replies last post by KOPCaroline
May 1, 2012

Excessive Licking

I frequently puppy-sit my neighbor's little terrier mix. We think it is part Yorkshire terrier and...

by merryblueeyesApr 27, 2012

1 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Apr 28, 2012

English Bulldog Suddenly Aggressive

Hi-we got our adorable english bulldog, Buck, a year ago. He was 10 months old. The prior owners...

by BullybucksterApr 8, 2012

1 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Apr 15, 2012

Blue Heeler Pros needed!

We have a lovely 9 month old Blue Heeler. I adore her! She loves to nip at our hands when we are...

by kktown1Apr 3, 2012

1 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Apr 15, 2012

Puppy Car Sickness

This may be more a vet issue, but I think it may also be behavioral or psychological. When we...

by LinusMomApr 3, 2012

1 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Apr 15, 2012

Help needed quickly for Beagle aggression and biting

Hi All, I need to set up what is happening, so forgive the long post. We have a Beagle pup that is...

by KevinRT58Mar 20, 2012

6 replies last post by dtismv
Apr 12, 2012

Ruby Update: Biting Problem!

Hi all, I'm writing with an update on Ruby, our Manchester Terrier mix rescue pup. Ruby is now...

by dtismvMar 30, 2012

5 replies last post by dtismv
Apr 4, 2012

how to stop biting

Hi, I got my german shepherd pup when he was just a month old. Right now he is a bit older than 2...

by apoorvksinghMar 27, 2012

4 replies last post by apoorvksingh
Apr 3, 2012

3 year old lhasa apso biting family! help!

I got my baby (lhasa apso)when he was 2 months old from a breeder, we are a family of 5, mom and...

by kakkaraditiMar 24, 2012

2 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Apr 3, 2012

Maltese/japenese chin

Hi i have a 2 year old male maltese crossed japenese chin, everytime we take him for his walk...

by marthaMar 20, 2012

1 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Mar 20, 2012

Puppy running off

My 6 month old male, toy poodle takes off when not on his leash and will not come to me, unless I...

by BAHansonFeb 14, 2012

3 replies last post by martha
Mar 20, 2012

Sanding nails with Dremel

Can someone help explain what setting to use (lowest speed or medium?), and what sand paper to use...

by Penny-IrishMar 10, 2012

1 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Mar 12, 2012

Blue Heeler Puppy out of control

I have a 15 wk old male Blue Heeler pup, he is very exuberant , and at times barks and gets...

by oujennysueMar 10, 2012

1 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Mar 12, 2012

she wont let other dogs near me

Hi I have 2 spaniels 1 male Cisco aged 5.1 female Mitzi aged 4. Mitzi will not let any other dog...

by lindawaghorneMar 5, 2012

2 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Mar 7, 2012

German Shepherd barks at other dogs only while on leash

Hi, I have an 8-month-old German Shepherd puppy named "Tracker" who, while on leash, likes to...

by ragam2100Mar 5, 2012

2 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Mar 7, 2012

Acting Aggressive in Public

Hi, I have a 7 year old female German Shepherd who has recently started exhibiting some aggresive...

by HoltDonnaMar 5, 2012

1 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Mar 7, 2012

Year old Shih Tzu becoming aggressive

Our male Shih Tzu has in the last few months become increasingly aggressive. He is not food...

by LanDebLewFeb 25, 2012

2 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Feb 27, 2012

Border collie biting

Hi I have a border collie who is 9 months old. Her mother was a working dog in essex and I got her...

by WatchmanJan 23, 2012

7 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Feb 25, 2012

New Member, New Puppy, A Few Issues

Hi Everyone, I am new to the forum and happy to have found you all! I have adopted Ruby, a 4-5...

by dtismvFeb 22, 2012

4 replies last post by dtismv
Feb 23, 2012

Jealous of cat

I have a 2.5 year old Spanish Water dog that I have had for 9 months. I already had a cat who is 7...

by NicobuddyFeb 2, 2012

5 replies last post by Nicobuddy
Feb 17, 2012

Aggressive and disobedient!!!

I really need help!!! I purchased this just this morning, and I can't hardly wait to begin...

by P38lisayahoocomFeb 5, 2012

2 replies last post by P38lisayahoocom
Feb 9, 2012

puppy food aggression

I have a 5 month female pit bull named Piper. She is completely animal and people friendly. I've...

by dk159Feb 6, 2012

3 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Feb 7, 2012

Jealousy Out Of Control HELP

It has been a year now since I have visited your forum and now I need someone advise. Everyone has...

by swampyannFeb 1, 2012

4 replies last post by swampyann
Feb 6, 2012

Digging to play with next door neighbor

My sweet black whippet (she must be with her long legs and small feet) mix something Gracie, has...

by sandra-scottJan 31, 2012

1 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Feb 2, 2012

Dominance Issue?

My 11-mo.-old female Yorkie mix was spayed a couple of weeks ago, but now she's "humping" on...

by Twiggy222Jan 27, 2012

1 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Jan 28, 2012

Blue Heeler nipping

Carter, a blue heeler, is just over 1 year, he nips at the heels of anyone he can dominate. Any...

by John-HalkoJan 21, 2012

2 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Jan 28, 2012

bitingterrier again

My little terror did it again, all has been okay and he was sitting prone on my lap as he usually...

by bitingterrier76Jan 24, 2012

1 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Jan 28, 2012

Fear aggression or out and out aggression

Have brought a young foster into an older established pack. Foster April has issues with 1 of pack...

by Saint-Crazy-LadyJan 24, 2012

6 replies last post by Saint-Crazy-Lady
Jan 28, 2012

Natural "Business" Problems

I have a 2 1/2 year old Maltese (female) and an almost 2 year old Maltese/Shih Tzu (male). One of...

by TriciaJan 20, 2012

3 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Jan 22, 2012

dominance issues

I have an Anatolian -2 yrs who joined us at 6 mo. old. and a 6? yr. Border Collie born on my...

by kidunotgoatsyahoocomJan 4, 2012

7 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Jan 11, 2012

Excited Dog

I have a 2 year old Australian Cattle dog. Had him since he was 8 weeks old. He gets very...

by SUNBEARJan 5, 2012

3 replies last post by kidunotgoatsyahoocom
Jan 10, 2012

Neighbours dogs

I live on a property that has two houses. i am renting the 2nd house from the owner who lives in...

by SuzannahDec 2, 2011

4 replies last post by kidunotgoatsyahoocom
Jan 10, 2012

Dog will not come close when called

Hi Hoping you can give me some advice our 15 month old GSD has been refusing to come when called...

by cacrawfordDec 30, 2011

9 replies last post by kidunotgoatsyahoocom
Jan 10, 2012

Me Again

I am biting terrier76, my chihuaua if that is how you spell it, drove me crazy this past weekend, I...

by bitingterrier76Dec 14, 2011

8 replies last post by bitingterrier76
Jan 8, 2012

puppy biting

Hello, I have a 14 week old Boerboel puppy. She is really great, she loves being around people...

by sasch1226Jan 4, 2012

1 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Jan 8, 2012

Border Collie that doesn't like to walk

Tucker is 2 1/2 and very smart. Sometimes too smart for his own good. I have a lot of issues with...

by jlchristophersonApr 27, 2011

8 replies last post by Cgregoli
Jan 6, 2012