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.

Howling Dog

My dog Cindy is a 13 month old German Shepherd. She is learning well, but I have one...

by SuebearsNov 5, 2010

3 replies last post by Suebears
Nov 15, 2010

biting dog

our dog is a happy friendly one, until he doesn't want to be touched, then he bites. He can be...

by dee2000Nov 13, 2010

1 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Nov 14, 2010

Puppy aggression toward us

We rescued an approximately 3 month old lab/terrier/boxer mix female from the pound a week ago...

by vtdanokimOct 28, 2010

3 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Nov 10, 2010

Dog keeps digging out of yard

We have 5 completely fenced acres that can't contain Max, a 17 month old neutered Weimaraner-lab...

by Jester615Nov 6, 2010

4 replies last post by Jester615
Nov 7, 2010

Nipping Puppy

We have a lovely puppy (Coton de Tulear). She's really well behaved in every area except when it...

by lucylou99Sep 20, 2010

3 replies last post by Kate-Jacobz
Nov 6, 2010

Separation anxiety & fear of strangers

We found a pack of three big strays in our driveway three weeks ago. We were able to place two of...

by AcePretzelSep 28, 2010

6 replies last post by Kate-Jacobz
Nov 6, 2010

Food from strangers in yard

Hi all, a very new member to this excellent forum. I have a question regarding how to train my...

by n4d4Oct 1, 2010

2 replies last post by Kate-Jacobz
Nov 6, 2010

Very selfish/possessive of his food and toys

sorry for the super long explanation! My puppy, a Yorkie mix, is about 4 months and he's is very...

by jinxOct 25, 2010

6 replies last post by kjd
Nov 5, 2010

Not happy with pecking order

My puppy has been pooping on my other dog's bed. She is 12 months and my other dog is 3. We have...

by slpsmileOct 23, 2010

4 replies last post by kjd
Nov 5, 2010

Just got a puppy yesterday need help please

Where to start and how to go about if you have a 3-4 month old puppy untrained at all, not used to...

by n4d4Oct 3, 2010

4 replies last post by Kate-Jacobz
Nov 5, 2010

Golden Puppy Crazy On Visitors

Hi, Dimitri is a 5 month Golden Retriever. He's great and funny but goes crazy when we receive...

by RodrigoOct 20, 2010

6 replies last post by Kate-Jacobz
Nov 5, 2010

Unsocialized puppy...

I got out puppy around christmas time last year January 1st and she was 5 months old. It seems like...

by ashleybaker7Oct 21, 2010

4 replies last post by Kate-Jacobz
Nov 5, 2010

home alone barking

Rescued a crossbreed dog, about 2yrs old, 12 Kg with a bit of terrier in him. When I leave him...

by rookeckOct 15, 2010

5 replies last post by Kate-Jacobz
Nov 5, 2010

Sheltie is Obsessed with Shadows

Hello to everyone. This is my first post, but I have been reading for weeks and so much appreciate...

by Deanna-MarieOct 18, 2010

1 replies last post by kjd
Oct 18, 2010

Snapping Mastiff

I have a 4 year old English Mastiff who has been slowly showing signs of agression towards people...

by andmelOct 8, 2010

5 replies last post by kjd
Oct 10, 2010

Help! My dog won't walk

I have a 2 year old, 150lb South African Farm Dog(Boerboel). She is fearful of most everything...

by Beverly-SheehanSep 30, 2010

3 replies last post by Beverly-Sheehan
Oct 5, 2010

anxiety towards men and etc....

I have a 14 month old cockapoo who has some anxiety it seems more towards men. She will let out a...

by jacot2966Sep 26, 2010

4 replies last post by kjd
Oct 4, 2010

Jealous dogs

Hi there, I have a 6 month old Moodle pup who is very friendly. I also live with a housemate...

by Heidi11Oct 1, 2010

3 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Oct 2, 2010

Sleeping, Toilet training & Barking

I have a 6 month old moddle puppy named Lenny, who sleeps next to the bed in a wire cage...

by Heidi11Sep 15, 2010

2 replies last post by Heidi11
Oct 1, 2010

peeing on people

hi everyone, Buddy and I are doing really well, his training is going great. I wanted to discuss...

by Dianne-WinterSep 30, 2010

3 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Sep 30, 2010

food obsessed and overexcited dog

i have 2 dogs which are both food obsessed. we have to feed them in seperate rooms otherwise they...

by drp11nSep 20, 2010

4 replies last post by drp11n
Sep 21, 2010

Dog Aggression

I have a two year old German Shepherd who is absolutely wonderful with people, but a nightmare if...

by SueMacSep 11, 2010

10 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Sep 18, 2010

Beagle bites in a surprising moment!

Hey there! The reason why I started looking for help is that my beagle-hound mix (2 years old)...

by NightwishSep 17, 2010

3 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Sep 18, 2010

Dog wont Sleep

We have a dog that is about 8 months old. When we first put her to bed, she would wake up in the...

by jmbodelSep 16, 2010

1 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Sep 17, 2010

Balù worries me

Dear Kingdom of Pets team, My husband has purchased “Secrets to Dog education” and...

by GBITSep 13, 2010

5 replies last post by GBIT
Sep 15, 2010

Digging problem.

Hello, I have a 5 1/2 month Vizsla male. He's a very nice dog, a bit rowdy but I think that goes...

by hogcreekSep 14, 2010

2 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Sep 15, 2010

Rottweiler neighbour mounting my puppy Retriever

Hi, is this normal? Dimitri is almost 4 months old. We always see this nice young Rottweiler about...

by RodrigoSep 11, 2010

5 replies last post by kjd
Sep 13, 2010

2 mix breed 3 month old adopt dog barking issue

Hi there! Almost three weeks ago I adopted two street dogs two months olds from a shelter. They...

by arlenet4Sep 6, 2010

8 replies last post by arlenet4
Sep 11, 2010

Excessive barking

My lab just turned a year. Suddenly she is barking at everything- a leaf on the walk, a bug, etc...

by zionlawSep 9, 2010

2 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Sep 10, 2010

Golden "Retrieves" but would not "Release"??

Hi! Dimitri is 14 weeks now! He is simply great and learns quickly! We need to work on a couple...

by RodrigoAug 26, 2010

4 replies last post by kjd
Sep 10, 2010

Wont let go (sorry such a long explanation)

HI- Have just read the post about "not releasing" Have an 21mth olf GS Train him regularly- will...

by jillbck1Sep 10, 2010

1 replies last post by kjd
Sep 10, 2010

problem when walking

Hi everyone: My 8 month old Lab is a pain when out walking, the moment he sees or hears a child...

by mikybearSep 6, 2010

6 replies last post by mikybear
Sep 8, 2010

problems with dog only responding to one person

We have a sheppward/chow mix that we adopted from rescue in March. Claire was fine with my husband...

by robandanneSep 6, 2010

3 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Sep 8, 2010

Not sure where to start . . . (long)

Well, as my post title says, I hardly know where to begin. Maybe a little background before I...

by raffeeAug 22, 2010

29 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Sep 8, 2010

What to do with aggression on walks

Hey guys i was jst wondering what I am supposed to do on walks with my dog agressive border collie...

by susan2912Sep 1, 2010

4 replies last post by susan2912
Sep 6, 2010

Whining

My 20 month old female Westie whines when I leave her with anyone. She does not whine or do...

by dogdaze24Aug 28, 2010

3 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Sep 6, 2010

Hell of a job with our 8 month Lab ( long sorry )

Hello everyone: Sorry this is long but I need some advice bad, we brought our puppy Marley off a...

by mikybearSep 1, 2010

2 replies last post by mikybear
Sep 2, 2010

Climbing Stairs

[COLOR="Red"]"Well, it appears there is another problem with my boy wonder. We recently came into...

by kjdAug 31, 2010

3 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Sep 1, 2010

Serious Pit Bull Attacks

This is a 2yr old pit bull who began his life by being taken from his litter at 5 weeks. His sire...

by davidrochoaAug 26, 2010

3 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Aug 30, 2010

Rescue Terrier Possessive Aggression

I adopted a rescue dog that had been dumped in my neighborhood about 4 months ago (a small mixed...

by lauragAug 25, 2010

2 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Aug 25, 2010

playing with the mouth

Hi everybody, First of all, I apologize for my english: It's been a long time since I didn't...

by noelsantiagoAug 22, 2010

3 replies last post by noelsantiago
Aug 23, 2010

Bad Chewing behavior

We have two 7 month old females (Spayed last month) St Bainard Irish Setter mix - that are really...

by mwellmakerApr 25, 2010

1 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Aug 22, 2010

Maltese male puppy and mother "use it" inside.

Hey guys, how are you? I have a 9 month old male maltese puppy who insists on peeing and crapping...

by jfavaloraAug 22, 2010

2 replies last post by jfavalora
Aug 22, 2010

dog too excited

Hi all, we are going really well with Buddy and his training. I have just one problem with his...

by Dianne-WinterAug 18, 2010

5 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Aug 21, 2010

Unneccessary Barking

How do you stop your dogs from barking. When my dogs are outside in the yard they will bark at the...

by msconstructAug 18, 2010

1 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Aug 19, 2010

4 dogs

Hi, I have 4 malteses, momi 3 year old name Angel, and her 3 puppies. Angel Still barking so much...

by MonicaJul 23, 2010

5 replies last post by Monica
Aug 18, 2010

"Crazy dog" behavior getting worse...

We have a 10-month old rough collie (male & neutered) who is very sweet and has few issues --...

by nikkihscolumbusrrcomAug 17, 2010

2 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Aug 18, 2010

German Shepherd barking/aggression

My female German Shepherd is now a year and a half old and I did not receive her until just a few...

by EvelynAug 13, 2010

4 replies last post by kjd
Aug 15, 2010

2 dog household-fear aggression fighting?

I have two dogs that both seem to be reacting from fear aggression and they are at the stage of...

by BecMay 30, 2010

3 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Aug 15, 2010

Dog Licking

I have a long-haired chihuaha(not spelled right I am sure), that I rescued from a shelter. She is...

by wandajohnsonAug 12, 2010

2 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Aug 15, 2010