Dog Behavior Training

Do you have an unruly dog? Do you want to train your dog yourself? Discuss your reservations and/or concerns. OR have you had success in training your dog? Why not share with others what you found works and what doesn't.

Dog doesn't like Gentle Leader

One of my dogs really doesn't like to put on her "Gentle Leader" leash. When I approach her with...

by Sr-AnneApr 29, 2010

0 replies last post by Sr-Anne
Apr 29, 2010

Walk in the Rain?

What do you do to walk your dog when it is raining? Thanks!:)

by Sr-AnneApr 25, 2010

0 replies last post by Sr-Anne
Apr 25, 2010

Help with recall when out please?

Hello there everyone, Also new to this forum as well! OK - here's our problem .... several...

by elleOct 6, 2008

5 replies last post by aussiegirl1
Feb 22, 2010

Garden is not a punishment

Hi all, I have a 10 month old greyhound who lives outdoors (in the garden) but who is allowed...

by Jimmy-WooferFeb 20, 2010

1 replies last post by KOPsRobyn
Feb 22, 2010

Dog Show Collapsed

hi! Recently, I had participated in a Dog Show here in Delhi, India. I had participated with my...

by JayDec 1, 2008

2 replies last post by kjd
Feb 17, 2010

Dog and cat introduction

What is the best way to introduce 2 resident dogs years 2 and 3 and one 4year old cat?

by FlippyaforealFeb 8, 2010

2 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Feb 10, 2010

dog biting

Hello all. i have a 4 year old springer spaniel, Molly,who is completely mad, a female. she has a...

by jools414Jun 20, 2008

1 replies last post by KOPsRobyn
Jan 29, 2010

aggresssion with big dogs

Hi team, I have a problem with my 2 year old king charles cross, that I hope you can help me with...

by Joy-BaskinSep 9, 2008

1 replies last post by KOPsRobyn
Jan 23, 2010

Aggressive behavior or just play?

Our 3 year old collie/australian shepherd/who knows what mix, Shep, has issues - many. Excessive...

by coop522Jan 21, 2010

1 replies last post by crazycrayonmom
Jan 22, 2010

Which dog should I support as dominant?

So our new puppy Max is fitting into our household nicely. Our 5 year old girl, Koko was never...

by crazycrayonmomJan 18, 2010

7 replies last post by kjd
Jan 21, 2010

Jumping on people

Hi. I have a 6mo Sibe Husky and I've tried everything from the book to stop her from jumping on...

by MyaAug 25, 2008

3 replies last post by kjd
Jan 19, 2010

Dog kills all small animals, OK with people and other dogs

We have a 6-7 year old Lab/Rott mix that found us as a stray. He is a big baby and gentle with...

by morossJul 15, 2008

2 replies last post by Morsey
Jan 18, 2010

Tailchasing and aggressive behavior

We have got a brother and sister Chug's (Chihuahua and Pug mix) and the female is constantly...

by long12uJan 17, 2010

2 replies last post by kjd
Jan 17, 2010

Border Collie Training

I would like to train my Border Collie to work in the field moving cows. Are there any DVD's or...

by swampyannJan 11, 2010

7 replies last post by swampyann
Jan 13, 2010

Agility Training - please help

Hi there I would like to start doing some simple agility training with my GSD. I have never done...

by jillbck1Jan 9, 2010

5 replies last post by kjd
Jan 11, 2010

chdewing and stealing items

My daughter's pet is a 13 month old American bull dog. He already weighs 95 pounds. I visit...

by Liag3Jan 11, 2010

1 replies last post by kjd
Jan 11, 2010

Stay vs Wait

Hi, again, Max, OK, I am sorry I mentioned Schutzhund, because it has just confused:confused:...

by kjdJan 6, 2010

4 replies last post by kjd
Jan 7, 2010

Border Collie Training

I have two 4 month old Border Collie / Blue Heeler mix puppies. The female, Sarah, is very...

by swampyannJan 6, 2010

2 replies last post by swampyann
Jan 7, 2010

Sit and Stay

I've been trying to get my mini dachshund to learn the stay command outlined in the Secrets to Dog...

by Bean10Dec 21, 2009

5 replies last post by swampyann
Jan 6, 2010

HELP! Dog aggression.

When you have two dogs if one does not stand out as the dominant dog are you supposed to make one...

by CathieDec 26, 2009

1 replies last post by kjd
Dec 26, 2009

Improving A Shiba Inu's Recall

I have a 9 mnth old Shiba named Tango. He is a wonderful dog and my best friend. Until it's time to...

by Kirk-BOct 12, 2008

1 replies last post by KOPsRobyn
Dec 24, 2009

barking at strangers

I have a 2 year old female cross breed terrier, she is generally well behaved except when she is...

by dawn0901Nov 21, 2008

1 replies last post by KOPsRobyn
Dec 17, 2009

One dog aggressive towards her sister

Hello, I have two cockapoos; sisters/littermates; together since birth. They are 18 mo. old and...

by Susan-PeacheyDec 3, 2008

1 replies last post by KOPsRobyn
Dec 17, 2009

first dog- bringing a stray home

Hi from Madras, India. Need some advice badly as we are looking after a dog for the first time...

by smohanDec 6, 2009

6 replies last post by smohan
Dec 11, 2009

Behavior Training Inside

Is ok for a dog to have a "timeout" in her cage when she acts up....like jumps on the counter...

by lgschmisaNov 25, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsRobyn
Dec 11, 2009

Major dominance issue....

Ok, we're probably in way over our heads, but we're not giving up any of our 8 rescue dogs. We...

by hunterNov 29, 2009

1 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Nov 30, 2009

Best Method to teach "drop" command

I've never been particularly successful with the "drop" command. Usually I can get my dogs to...

by crazycrayonmomNov 22, 2009

2 replies last post by crazycrayonmom
Nov 23, 2009

Fear Aggression

I have a 5-year old Scottie-spaniel shelter dog that I got when he was about 3. He has a sweet...

by karenvNov 13, 2009

2 replies last post by karenv
Nov 19, 2009

My Uninhibited biter puppy

You may remember my earlier posts about how young my pup, Max (yes we've finally settled on a name)...

by crazycrayonmomNov 15, 2009

1 replies last post by kjd
Nov 15, 2009

What can you expect from a puppy?

I recently adopted an adorable border collie cross puppy. He is now 3 months old. He is my first...

by MeganENov 6, 2009

4 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Nov 12, 2009

Rusty wants to rule the house

Rusty is a six month old Brittany we have had since he was 2 months old. He attended puppy...

by SandyMNov 5, 2009

1 replies last post by kjd
Nov 5, 2009

Tail envy?!?!?!?!?

We have a 1.5 year old Drathaar who has recently picked up a lovely new habit. Turbo is a great...

by blue-mooseOct 31, 2009

2 replies last post by blue-moose
Nov 1, 2009

New Dog.....

Hi, We have a German Shepherd cross Husky called Joey who is 4years old has been with us over a...

by kermiyOct 28, 2009

3 replies last post by kjd
Oct 30, 2009

Gettng dog off my bed.

Hi! I have a 6 year old beagle. Since I got her, I had no problem with her sleeping with me in my...

by cgrisselAug 28, 2009

11 replies last post by cgrissel
Oct 30, 2009

Retrieving balls

Has anyone got any tips on how to retrieve a ball from a very strong Mastiff. Boycie is a loveable...

by Julie-WhatmanOct 6, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsarah
Oct 11, 2009

dog training

Please tell me how do I get a 'gentle leader' for my 8 months old Lab? I am in India. Efforts as...

by ashwaniSep 28, 2009

2 replies last post by KOPsarah
Sep 30, 2009

car rides

We have a 7 month golden girl. We take her with us in the car as often as possible...almost once a...

by araderSep 19, 2009

6 replies last post by arader
Sep 23, 2009

what is my dog trying to tell me?

Sometimes during a training session with my 5.5 month old Lab, I'll give her a command that she...

by thartleySep 16, 2009

1 replies last post by LetsPlay
Sep 16, 2009

Can the dominant role in 2 dogs change with new owners?

I have 2 Australian mix dogs, a brother and sister that were rescued from a vacant lot in a...

by zuskamillerSep 11, 2009

2 replies last post by KOPsarah
Sep 13, 2009

retrieve and give back

I have a young australian shepperds. I cannot teach him to fetch and give me back objects. He goes...

by freewillowJul 16, 2009

5 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Sep 11, 2009

Leash Training - Chewing

Hi there, I got a new golden retriever puppy 3 weeks ago. He is only 9 weeks old and he's the...

by elliepolSep 6, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsarah
Sep 8, 2009

Pulling Labrador

Hi there I have a black labrador retriever,4.5 years old,very loving ,very obedient in the...

by tammyAug 24, 2009

5 replies last post by KOPsarah
Sep 2, 2009

Over protective.

WE, have a 1 year old Labradoodle. Female, she is wonderful, the only problem is she is well...

by patti-bAug 29, 2009

2 replies last post by KOPsarah
Sep 1, 2009

Chasing kids

Just wondering what to do about my 10 month old dog that chases little kids because they are...

by blessedwith6Aug 26, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsarah
Sep 1, 2009

Dog hates going for walks

[B][/B]I have a 14 month old female miniature schnauzer. She is a sweetheart and very well...

by CaroleAug 26, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsarah
Sep 1, 2009

Getting a handle on prey drive

I have a 2- or 3-year-old Chow/Rottweiler cross that came from a shelter about three months ago...

by MaryPHillNov 19, 2008

3 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Sep 1, 2009

Training multiple dogs

I have 3 yorkies and 1 bouvier that I am trying to train. I am starting with "sit". When I walk...

by lifefeastApr 3, 2008

6 replies last post by Kath1968
Aug 26, 2009

Male German Shepherd Puppy Jumping Up on People.

I have a 14 week old Male German Shepherd Puppy that I am currently trying to teach to "come"...

by BruceritSep 10, 2008

3 replies last post by Liz-amp-Koa
Aug 21, 2009

Introducing a new dog home

Hi all, I have a 7-month old female toy poodle, Sammie, who is currently my only dog. I have...

by junecpgAug 17, 2009

4 replies last post by junecpg
Aug 21, 2009

walking out 2 completely different Yorkies

Hi there, this is the second time I write about my dogs. Crathos is 1 year 6 months old and Nisa...

by omarOct 8, 2008

1 replies last post by LetsPlay
Aug 20, 2009