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.

Fearful boxer 5 months old

Hello! I have an adorable boxer male who is afraid for almost everything outside the house. He...

by knbAug 9, 2010

3 replies last post by knb
Aug 10, 2010

Aggression within the pack

I have a 10y Alaskan malamute/wolf and 7m tibetan mastiff both male. My oldest has always been the...

by dishersAug 8, 2010

2 replies last post by dishers
Aug 10, 2010

Understanding My Pup's Thought Process

Hello everyone, My wife and I have a 5 month old Golden Retriever boy, who is excellent 95% of the...

by Ryan20Aug 8, 2010

7 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Aug 10, 2010

Aggressive to kids

Hi. I have 2 dogs, Rosie- a Mini Schnauzer 15 mths and Samwise- MS, Havanese? mixture. When we're...

by Jacqui-TAug 9, 2010

2 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Aug 10, 2010

Aggression without a pattern

Meggy was abandoned outside our bookstore last year. Having no luck finding her owners, we decided...

by CandisDAug 8, 2010

1 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Aug 10, 2010

Tired of fighting with DIMITRI...

Hi, DIMITRI is 11 week Golden retriever. He sits, gently extends his leg, waits calmly for his...

by RodrigoAug 4, 2010

9 replies last post by kjd
Aug 9, 2010

Separation anxiety?

Hi there, I have a Rhodesian ridgeback, 18 months old, and a fox terrier, 5 years. A couple of...

by Kath1968Aug 26, 2009

11 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Aug 9, 2010

Aggressive dog

I have an agressive dog, he growls at my 14 yr daughter when she tries to get near him except for...

by kpereidaAug 6, 2010

4 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Aug 8, 2010

Hiding at home

I have a 4 year old Border Collie that i got from a shelter about 7 months ago. She is a sweet...

by trevortAug 5, 2010

5 replies last post by trevort
Aug 6, 2010

Great Dane Aggression

My dane Miss Molly is 3 and she is the first dane that we have owned. she is very smart and can...

by MissMollyAug 2, 2010

4 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Aug 6, 2010

Large puppy Big Attitude

I have a 4 1/2 month old Male German Shepard and he insists on being the dominant one. I followed...

by msconstructJun 27, 2010

2 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Aug 3, 2010

Dog will not obey when barking

Hello I am new to the site and would like to ask advice of others on site - I have a Westie who is...

by Christine-KerryJul 12, 2010

2 replies last post by kjd
Aug 1, 2010

Barking at cats

I need some help! I have 4 dogs - Mabel (maltese/Shitzu), Bailey (Cairn), Rufus (Boston/Cain), and...

by BootsJul 25, 2010

7 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Jul 30, 2010

how to aggressive dog

I have a Boxer pup of 7 month old, he is too friendly, I want to train him to be a guard, he does...

by vidyeshJul 22, 2010

2 replies last post by kjd
Jul 28, 2010

Lunging at dogs

We have two young labradors, 10 months and 8 months, and in most respects they are very well...

by LibisJul 23, 2010

1 replies last post by kjd
Jul 28, 2010

getting in the car

My pyr fell a few times getting into the back of my Subaru and now he won't get into the car. What...

by maryannyearthlinknetJul 25, 2010

1 replies last post by kjd
Jul 28, 2010

Obsession with squeaky toys

Hi, My dog, a 20-month-old Lab x Retriever, has recently developed quite an obsession with toys...

by AbbieJul 19, 2010

5 replies last post by kjd
Jul 28, 2010

Golden Retriever puppy sleeping outside?

Hi, I need to start teaching DIMITRI that he needs to sleep in the yard, in his wood house. He is...

by RodrigoJul 26, 2010

5 replies last post by kjd
Jul 28, 2010

Early Mornings!!

We have a female 6 month old white lab. She wakes at 5 am everyday and we take her out to do her...

by kahardyJul 13, 2010

2 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Jul 15, 2010

how do i get my puppy more interested in me

Hi everyone, I need help with my 12week puppy Buddy. When we go out he seems more interested in...

by Dianne-WinterJul 9, 2010

1 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Jul 10, 2010

Redzone Barking at neighbor's dog

We have just moved into a new neighborhood with our two mini longhair Dachshunds. Odie is 4 and his...

by kiwikrautJul 6, 2010

2 replies last post by kiwikraut
Jul 8, 2010

puppy 12weeks old: continual barking

Hi everyone, I am a first time user of this program and am hoping to get some help with my pup...

by Dianne-WinterJul 3, 2010

2 replies last post by Dianne-Winter
Jul 3, 2010

Wierd behavour of GRD

Hi Currently, I face two problems with my GRD. She will climb onto tables and the sofa that she...

by miyaboyJul 1, 2010

0 replies last post by miyaboy
Jul 1, 2010

Not Eating much Anymore

When my puppy first came to my house, he loves to eat and gobbles down everything in his bowl. Now...

by RisaJun 30, 2010

4 replies last post by kjd
Jul 1, 2010

Need to go to the Toilet or Saying Miss U?

My little beagle likes to play with me but I don't know if he wants me to play with me or just...

by RisaJun 28, 2010

1 replies last post by kjd
Jun 28, 2010

A Big Dangerous Garden

I have a very naughty beagle that likes to slip into the garden. He could slip perfectly through...

by RisaJun 28, 2010

1 replies last post by kjd
Jun 28, 2010

Aggression and jumping when meeting people on walks

My 3 yr old male boxer always jumps on people and shows aggresson towards me and the people I meet...

by gudrunitJun 28, 2010

0 replies last post by gudrunit
Jun 28, 2010

A Big Dangerous Garden

I have a very naughty beagle that likes to slip into the garden. He could slip perfectly through...

by RisaJun 28, 2010

0 replies last post by Risa
Jun 28, 2010

Were did it all go wrong

Ive had dogs all my life big and small never a problem, What is it now are we too soft? are we...

by WillowtonJun 26, 2010

2 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Jun 27, 2010

Sudden aggression

My 4yr old staff started showing aggression 6mths ago, after getting a dog trainer to the house we...

by WillowtonJun 22, 2010

1 replies last post by KOPCaroline
Jun 24, 2010

Biting Puppy.

How can I get my 7 week old E. Mastiff to quit biting, she is teething, but her bites are now...

by DebiCJun 19, 2010

1 replies last post by kjd
Jun 20, 2010

escaping dog

Hi Everyone, I just wanted some advice on what I can do, I have 2 dogs, 1 is a kelpie and 1 is a...

by drp11nJun 18, 2010

1 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Jun 18, 2010

Eating and fat problem

I have a beagle name Dongdong. I suspected he had abit mix Basset hound. He is 1 year 8 months now...

by SambelynaJun 17, 2010

1 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Jun 17, 2010

Chicken killing

Our 5 yr old female Lab mix has done the unthinkable: killed at least one, if not more chickens...

by kjj4meJun 14, 2010

1 replies last post by kjd
Jun 14, 2010

Sluggish Golden Retriever

I have a 5 year old female Golden Retriever that is timid and afraid of new surroundings. She will...

by miyaboyJun 13, 2010

3 replies last post by kjj4me
Jun 14, 2010

Crazy Dog in the Car

Hopefully someone can help here. I normally take my dog to work and in doing so obviously in the...

by SherJun 11, 2010

1 replies last post by kjd
Jun 14, 2010

Jumping up on guests

My 1 yr old female Welsh Corgie is very alpha so we've had to work with this on a lot of behaviors...

by calliejoJun 12, 2010

1 replies last post by kjd
Jun 14, 2010

Snappy dog

Hi, can anyone help me understand my dog ??? Mojo is a 3yr old labrador cross rescue dog. We...

by teresamurphyMay 5, 2010

17 replies last post by teresamurphy
Jun 10, 2010

Dog aggression

Hello, i have a male pit bull that just turned a year old. First of all when i got him he was about...

by Mersadies88Jun 10, 2010

0 replies last post by Mersadies88
Jun 10, 2010

Water bottle for crate???

Hi, Does anyone know the best water carriers to have on a crate, we are due to fly back to the UK...

by kermiyApr 30, 2010

4 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Jun 7, 2010

Obsessive sniffing - how to get my dog's attention?

My 19-month-old Labrador x Golden Retriever is great with most commands and has reliable recall...

by AbbieMay 31, 2010

2 replies last post by Abbie
Jun 6, 2010

aggessive defecation

I have a 9mo. old standard poodle, who is generally well behaved but when she has to have her bowel...

by nanciepieMay 28, 2010

1 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Jun 6, 2010

Jumping up, barking, jealous?

Hi there Nice to be back on the forum. My 15 month old German Sheperd, had stopped jumping up at...

by jillbck1May 18, 2010

4 replies last post by kjd
Jun 5, 2010

playin with poop :O

hey all. just wondering if anyone has any ways to make my dog stop playin with his poo. When...

by susan2912Apr 21, 2010

5 replies last post by kjd
May 30, 2010

Signs of aggression in labrador

Hi there, We have a 23 month old Labrador which we have had since he was 11 weeks. He has been...

by nicky8468May 18, 2010

1 replies last post by kjd
May 30, 2010

Husky puppy shrieking/howling at night

I have an 8 week old husky that I've just brought home a week ago. At night, we place him in a...

by tymMay 23, 2010

2 replies last post by tym
May 24, 2010

selective aggression in inherited dog

I inherited my father's 18 month old English Springer Spaniel when he past away. I basically...

by jbscharliMay 18, 2010

2 replies last post by jbscharli
May 23, 2010

GSD on lead aggression towards other dogs

Hi there. My beautiful GSD aged 18 months lacks confidence irrespective of being suitably...

by morgenAug 3, 2008

3 replies last post by Col
May 19, 2010

Licking the carpet

My Bedlington cross Lakeland terrier is a pretty well-balanced dog in most respects. However, he...

by chrisiJan 12, 2010

2 replies last post by Col
May 19, 2010

Hard to handle behavior

Problems: Counter surfing, food stealing, lunging at people entering the house. We have a 7 Mo...

by Roxanne-MarksMay 16, 2010

2 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
May 18, 2010