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.

aggression signs?

hey :) my dog's dog agressive and normally hes pretty bad. But there are some dogs with whom...

by susan2912May 16, 2010

1 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
May 17, 2010

puppy biting drawing blood

Hello everyone. We have recently gotten a 12 week old newfoundland. We have had her for 3 weeks...

by 3mjApr 18, 2010

7 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
May 10, 2010

my digging dog

I live on 10 acres. Most of us are gone during the day. One of my dogs goes inside and the...

by jentrostApr 29, 2010

2 replies last post by luv-big-paws
May 9, 2010

POSsESIVE

Have a 11 mo. wheaten terrier and poodle(whoodle).He can be aggresive when he has an object that is...

by tonderMay 8, 2010

1 replies last post by kjd
May 8, 2010

Growling

When theres a thunder storm my dog goes and hides.When we try to get him he growls and seems like...

by tonderApr 30, 2010

1 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
May 4, 2010

great dane stubbornness

Hi, I have 4 months Gdane "puppy", now grown well. He is otherwise perfect but he resists training...

by AKSApr 27, 2010

2 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
May 4, 2010

Help with aggression

Hi, I am new to this site. I have 2 GSDS. My female is very aggressive when our new neighbors go to...

by SammyApr 30, 2010

3 replies last post by kjd
May 1, 2010

excessive barking

Hi, I have an issue with a 3 yr old registered Keeshound. He is very alert and he seems to hear...

by barryApr 25, 2010

1 replies last post by kjd
Apr 25, 2010

meeting other dogs

I have written a couple of times, and the information that I have recieved is so helpful. I wrote...

by djhawkins4320Apr 21, 2010

2 replies last post by luv-big-paws
Apr 24, 2010

Pulling out of Gentle Leader Leash

I purchased your "Secrets to Dog Training" book on the web about a month ago and things have been...

by Sr-AnneApr 19, 2010

3 replies last post by kjd
Apr 21, 2010

schoolmarm dog

I have two rescue dogs: one a German shepherd male; the other a spaniel female, who arrived within...

by bgwatersoptonlinenetApr 19, 2010

4 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Apr 20, 2010

Excitement at the fence

Hi, my hated neighbour called the police 2 days ago because my female dog LUNA, aged 8, broke the...

by MORYMar 21, 2010

9 replies last post by kjd
Apr 19, 2010

Dog barking at night / early morning.!! Zzzzzz

Hello, Im having a few issues with my dog Tilly, she is a Rough Collie / German Shep about 6 years...

by kermiyMar 30, 2010

7 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Apr 18, 2010

Dog protects owner and other humans from dogs

I have not seen any information on this one so I thought I would ask the masses? I started taking...

by JazzApr 1, 2010

10 replies last post by KOPsRobyn
Apr 16, 2010

agressive street dogs

Hi, We adopted a stray (Brownie), male abt 9 yrs old, mid size almost a year back . Hes adjusted...

by smohanMar 25, 2010

3 replies last post by smohan
Apr 14, 2010

What muzzle is best???

hey guys ive got an energetic long haired border collie x, and unfortunately hes dog aggressive...

by susan2912Apr 9, 2010

2 replies last post by kjd
Apr 9, 2010

Dog jumping on kids backs

Hi, I have a 2 yo rottie that is basically great but the problems are: * she barks excitedly...

by jwb16Apr 9, 2010

1 replies last post by timirving
Apr 9, 2010

dog sitting

I have a small business going with dog sitting at people's houses when they are gone. I have a new...

by djhawkins4320Apr 8, 2010

4 replies last post by timirving
Apr 9, 2010

Serious Aggresion Problem

My family adopted a 1yr border collie x with no problems but within 6 months he was aggressive to...

by susan2912Mar 5, 2010

3 replies last post by susan2912
Apr 9, 2010

help-can't walk neighbor's dog

Hi, I have been asked to walk two 8 year old cocker spaniels. One was rescued about a year ago...

by HoplineApr 8, 2010

1 replies last post by KOPsRobyn
Apr 9, 2010

Dog rolling in feces

We have a 10 month standard schnauzer and he started rolling in feces about 2 months ago. We've...

by carol-dolginsApr 8, 2010

1 replies last post by KOPsRobyn
Apr 8, 2010

need help

Hi there, I have written a couple of times about our resuced dogs, and I have another issue. I...

by djhawkins4320Apr 6, 2010

1 replies last post by KOPsRobyn
Apr 8, 2010

How Do I Eliminate My Dog's Fear of Other Dogs

A few months ago Inherited a 1 1/2 year old Boxer mix named Brownie from my daughter. I think...

by BrackleinFeb 14, 2010

4 replies last post by KOPsRobyn
Apr 6, 2010

What to focus on first?

Hi I am new to the forum. I apologize for the long post but I am a new dog owner and have lots of...

by sharleendMar 28, 2010

3 replies last post by sharleend
Mar 30, 2010

Fearful dogs

Hi, I have been wondering about the following two opposite protocols when you want to correct...

by MaxHollyNoahMar 11, 2010

6 replies last post by kjd
Mar 29, 2010

Agressive Barking at Strangers plus Nipping

I have an Australian Cattle Dog, as you are fully aware, are a very smart dog and have a lot of...

by martinekjJan 11, 2010

9 replies last post by KOPsRobyn
Mar 29, 2010

Going Beserk at Bedtime

I have a 13 month old male Pomerian named Sammie. For the most part, he is a really good dog...

by jane53Mar 19, 2010

11 replies last post by crazycrayonmom
Mar 29, 2010

Fear of kennel/crate?

Hello, I want to start by telling you how much I enjoy your newsletters. We have been...

by kpahMar 23, 2010

5 replies last post by crazycrayonmom
Mar 29, 2010

Excessive Barking

Hi, I have a male DOB now 9 months old. He is very energetic and is going through obedience...

by lkmoorthiMar 16, 2010

4 replies last post by KOPsRobyn
Mar 25, 2010

Adjustment Period for Older Dogs

This is for @MaxHollyNoah, @crazycrayonmom, and anyone else who has had experience adopting dogs of...

by kjdFeb 19, 2010

13 replies last post by kjd
Mar 22, 2010

Very strange behaviour

Hi everyone, I have a Terrier cross that I rescued from death row on the pound, over here in...

by Bella44Mar 13, 2010

10 replies last post by timirving
Mar 22, 2010

fear aggression

i have a male lab, 3 years, who i think suffers from fear aggression. unfortunately i did not get...

by caryJan 6, 2009

2 replies last post by cary
Mar 21, 2010

possessive behavior - jealous?

We have a 2 year male old yellow lab, Koda. We've had him since he was 6 weeks old. He is now an...

by heypapadougFeb 23, 2010

3 replies last post by KOPsRobyn
Mar 20, 2010

2 rescue dogs fearful of other dogs

My concern is similar to others posted, yet different in some ways and I am looking for...

by cmtom89Mar 17, 2010

8 replies last post by crazycrayonmom
Mar 19, 2010

ANGRY barking, when she "Wants her way"

I have an 8 month old Yorkie that barks NON-STOP, when she wants to have her own way. An example of...

by maggie116Mar 6, 2010

8 replies last post by crazycrayonmom
Mar 19, 2010

Emotional Dog Problems

[SIZE="4"][SIZE="5"][FONT="Garamond"]My three year old German Shepherd Orbit has been acting out of...

by Angelic063Mar 17, 2010

3 replies last post by kjd
Mar 17, 2010

Female dog acting like a male would

Please help. I have a spayed female about 18- 24 months old. I have had her for about 1 1/2...

by patdavollJan 31, 2010

6 replies last post by kjd
Mar 14, 2010

Newly aggressive dog after illness

My Rhodesian Ridgeback Mix is 5 years old and has been with me since she was three months old. She...

by JeanetteirwinMar 9, 2010

4 replies last post by Jeanetteirwin
Mar 13, 2010

Leash tugging when going in the yard/aggression?

We recently adopted a 2 year old Rottie named Gabby. She was a rescue, so we are not certain of...

by Gabbys-MomMar 2, 2010

1 replies last post by KOPsRobyn
Mar 5, 2010

aggressive beagle help?

I just adopted a 5yr. old beagle who is overweight.He is very aggressive w/ food and toys which I...

by Blue61Mar 3, 2010

4 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Mar 3, 2010

Dogs jumping fence into neighbour's property

We have two 18 month old dogs, one Ridgeback cross female, and one smaller mixed breed male. They...

by JaniceBFeb 25, 2010

3 replies last post by JaniceB
Mar 3, 2010

Honey, This IS Your Forever Home!

Now that the previous post (Adjustment Period for Older Dogs) set it up, this is the problem: If...

by kjdFeb 19, 2010

8 replies last post by kjd
Mar 1, 2010

My puppy is agressive when we pick her up

Hi! I got an australian cattle dog /Belgian shepherd mix puppy 3 weeks ago , she is now 3 months...

by UsnaFeb 27, 2010

1 replies last post by crazycrayonmom
Mar 1, 2010

Wandering

I have two male dogs, one labrador of 8yrs and a Golden retreiver of 3 1/2yrs. The golden retreiver...

by hamishFeb 22, 2010

1 replies last post by KOPsRobyn
Feb 25, 2010

Severly aggressive reaction by puppy

In addition to two older, large dogs who do not spend much time inside, I have two small dogs in...

by jnrFeb 19, 2010

1 replies last post by crazycrayonmom
Feb 19, 2010

Does my dog think my bathroom rug is grass?

We recently adopted a 2 year old rottweiler. On occasion, she uses a shaggy bathroom rug to poop...

by Gabbys-MomFeb 18, 2010

1 replies last post by KOPsRobyn
Feb 19, 2010

barking @ people

I adopted a sheltie a year ago. She has turned into a wonderful family member. She came with a few...

by kay-rFeb 18, 2010

1 replies last post by KOPsRobyn
Feb 18, 2010

Anxiety...neurotic behaviors

Our 2 year old yellow lab has anxiety issues that I have no idea how to deal with. He is afraid of...

by katesmithFeb 17, 2010

1 replies last post by kjd
Feb 17, 2010

brought new pup home at 4 wks

I brought home anatolian pup at 4 wks because of mom no longer had milk and no one wanted to care...

by danathomas1junocomFeb 11, 2010

3 replies last post by crazycrayonmom
Feb 16, 2010

Getting out of the weather

I have two golden retriever brothers about 2 years old. They reside outside and I have two igloo...

by JParkerFeb 13, 2010

3 replies last post by LetsPlay
Feb 14, 2010