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.

2 year old Beagle pooping daily in temporary home

My 2 year old Beagle is staying with my daughter, her husband and 2 Beagles, for 4 months. The...

by tasher3433Aug 15, 2009

2 replies last post by KOPsarah
Aug 18, 2009

passive-aggressive beagle ignores when he feels like it

Hello, We have a beagle mutt who is about 7 years old (I know - it's LATE)... We've started...

by FranklinJul 17, 2009

3 replies last post by KOPsarah
Jul 26, 2009

dominance or behavior of the breed type?

Hi there. I have a 7 month old male golden retriever who is doing well with basic commands and...

by zipoutasiteJul 19, 2009

3 replies last post by zipoutasite
Jul 21, 2009

Change dominance order of 3 dogs?

I have three neutered male dogs: a 3 year-old Shi Tzu mix (Riley), a 5-year old German...

by jnrJul 17, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsarah
Jul 18, 2009

4 dogs in the house

[FONT="Comic Sans MS"][COLOR="Purple"][I][/I][/COLOR][/FONT], Well, we have 4 dogs total in our...

by ninnis38Jul 11, 2009

2 replies last post by KOPsarah
Jul 15, 2009

corgi puppy becoming aggressive

We have had our 10 week old corgi for almost a week. At first he was quiet, calm and sweet. For...

by kodacolorJul 1, 2009

5 replies last post by kjd
Jul 4, 2009

House Breaking older Sheit Zus

We have a 5year old Shiet Zu, We have had dogs all our married years (50 Plus) and have house broke...

by jim-poiselJun 26, 2009

2 replies last post by KOPsarah
Jun 28, 2009

Training question

Hi everybody, I have a question regarding training. I have a 4 month German Shepherd and he is...

by MarvinJun 15, 2009

6 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Jun 27, 2009

Leash Pulling

Because of my physical limitations which include only the use of one arm I find it impossible to do...

by katiekaiserJan 21, 2009

6 replies last post by K9-One
Jun 21, 2009

Sit Stay in Obedience Ring

I have a Standard Poodle trained for obedience. In the Open Ring he performs all the exercises...

by cbritosJun 16, 2009

2 replies last post by KOPsarah
Jun 19, 2009

Re-name a stray/rescue with no name??

Hello - I recently rescued a 4 year old Jack Russell. He was a stray with no tags. The shelter...

by jbecke91Jun 10, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsarah
Jun 11, 2009

Eating poop

My miniature poodle, since a puppy has eaten poop. To begin with it was her own but I was able to...

by PeggyMay 31, 2009

4 replies last post by KOPsarah
Jun 8, 2009

Leash Training Difficulty

Hi Daniel, I read with interest all of the success stories you publish and wonder where I'm...

by PeterDec 27, 2008

10 replies last post by Maggiesmom1
Jun 4, 2009

Dogs and small pets

Hi I have two dogs a collie/german shepherd cross dog and a spaniel/collie/and many other breeds...

by sarahMay 26, 2009

2 replies last post by sarah
May 27, 2009

Fetch Problems.

No matter how hard i try, my shitzu never brings me the ball back after i have thrown it, and...

by TrixieMay 20, 2009

1 replies last post by hele9001
May 21, 2009

old puppy and new puppy

we have an 18 mo male golden and just got a 10 week old female golden. I am not sure how much...

by araderMay 14, 2009

2 replies last post by arader
May 16, 2009

Training a puppy

I'm getting a 9-week old puppy soon and I'm not sure what to start with. I know basic commands like...

by tinkerbellMay 9, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsarah
May 10, 2009

Intrinsic & Extrinsic Punishment

Hi, could someone out there please please help me with regards to studies I am undertaking and shed...

by TiggyApr 29, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsarah
May 3, 2009

Lack of Recall

I have taken on a small rescue Labrador/Collie bitch Carra who is nearly five but has no sense of...

by JeanHApr 3, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsarah
Apr 30, 2009

The Overprotective Dogs

Our family has just made some huge changes in our lives that have caused some overprotective...

by jiggyjApr 8, 2009

4 replies last post by KOPsarah
Apr 21, 2009

I need help with a sled dog question any huskie experts???

Hey guys and girls, this post came up on the behaviour website and I thought I'd post it here as...

by KOPsBecksMar 3, 2009

1 replies last post by KOPsarah
Apr 15, 2009

playing fetch but not bringing it back

My bearded collie, loves to play, but won't give me the bottle or ball back. She will back of when...

by hele9001Apr 13, 2009

1 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Apr 13, 2009

Jekyl & Hyde Rescue Dog w/issues

I desperately need guideance on how to handle a stray that I found. He looks to be a "Flat Coated...

by gjrupertMay 13, 2008

4 replies last post by LetsPlay
Apr 7, 2009

Boundry training

I have seen some dogs that are trained not to leave a specific boundry and would like to know how...

by GLedrayMar 26, 2009

1 replies last post by LetsPlay
Apr 2, 2009

Walking two dogs - where should they walk?

When walking two dogs should they both be on the same side together or should one be on the right...

by tlwMar 17, 2009

4 replies last post by LetsPlay
Apr 2, 2009

Dog lays down

When ever I go and pick my dog up from the neighbor's he always lays down on his back and rolls...

by katkins1985Mar 30, 2009

2 replies last post by Annie
Mar 31, 2009

licking,licking amd more licking

Hi,I am a new member and this is my second post.As,I said in my first post I adopted a lab.She is...

by character500Mar 18, 2009

3 replies last post by nlmyers56
Mar 26, 2009

disability guide dog

JMJ Dear friends, we adopted a 3 year old poodle and would like to train it as a guide dog for...

by octavopMar 6, 2009

2 replies last post by LetsPlay
Mar 24, 2009

Dog behaviour

We have an one year old female Labrador, Betsy whose potty habits have still not fallen into a...

by NatMar 22, 2009

1 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Mar 23, 2009

Dog and children

Hi, Knew to this forum. We have a 2 year old male Chessie/ChocLab. We attended puppy classes and...

by SCOTTIEJan 13, 2009

2 replies last post by Lorraine-D
Mar 18, 2009

Stupid question regarding regular walks and random walking

From what I understand you are to walk your dog and also random walk your dog to get him...

by tlwMar 11, 2009

2 replies last post by tlw
Mar 17, 2009

Yorkie pup flees from people

I have a 4 month old yorkie. He is beginning to not want to be pet or picked up. He was fine for...

by AndreaGMar 10, 2009

1 replies last post by Idan-Kashi
Mar 13, 2009

Exercise before fully vaccinated??

Does anyone have any suggestions on exercising my 9 week old Lab puppy? He hasn't had his second...

by YosSam15Dec 19, 2008

3 replies last post by Idan-Kashi
Mar 13, 2009

training 2 dogs

I have an 8-1/2 pointer/lab and a 1-1/2 pit/lab. The older one was okay on the leash and will heel...

by tlwMar 11, 2009

1 replies last post by Idan-Kashi
Mar 13, 2009

My sniffy mastiff!

I have an 18month Old English Mastiff. He uses his hunting instinct to the extreme, any smell good...

by Julie-WhatmanMar 1, 2009

1 replies last post by LetsPlay
Mar 5, 2009

random walking

I am trying the random walking and need to know if it's O.K. to be pulling my GSpup, it seems like...

by ZoeyNov 16, 2008

1 replies last post by LetsPlay
Feb 27, 2009

Rescue project in Andalusia.

I have been living in Costa Rica for three years and after many adventures with my rescues, I have...

by PilarJul 4, 2008

1 replies last post by LetsPlay
Feb 14, 2009

Introducing dog to newest edition

We adopted a stray last year and Jameson has been a wonderful edition to our family. He listens...

by Steeno25Feb 12, 2009

1 replies last post by Idan-Kashi
Feb 13, 2009

Recent Newsletter - Max returning

I notice one of the problems that Max had in the recent newsletter was not returning to his owner...

by Wendy-ODec 28, 2008

1 replies last post by LetsPlay
Feb 4, 2009

Too Much Training At Once

Three days ago we adopted a 7 month old Sheppard/Husky mix who has never been obedience trained...

by Mishka'sMumJan 7, 2009

1 replies last post by eyeluvdogs
Jan 22, 2009

train for house first or hunting

I have two beagle one male four yrs of age and one female one yr old can I train them to be obedant...

by rabbithunterJan 19, 2009

1 replies last post by LetsPlay
Jan 22, 2009

Playing with Dog that does not play with toys

Hello, Although not necessarily a dog behavior issue it is certainly an issue I have with...

by mstumpelJan 13, 2009

2 replies last post by mstumpel
Jan 14, 2009

Electric fence.

In order to stop my dogs from escaping I have been looking at electric fences. I'm keen to use a...

by MarinaAug 23, 2008

6 replies last post by bustercyrus09
Jan 11, 2009

"drop it" issues

i recently tried to teach my dog "drop it". i give her a dentabone or something (she really like...

by TrixieJan 9, 2009

1 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Jan 10, 2009

A little advice??

I have a 3 year old Aussie Shepard/Chow mix, Einstein. He's my biggest problem right now. He will...

by pls1979Jan 8, 2009

1 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Jan 9, 2009

Leash Training

Our family has recently acquired a Austrailian Sheapherd as our newist family member. The problem I...

by tastevensDec 28, 2008

1 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Jan 2, 2009

walking in the front and in the way

Hi all, first time poster here. My wife and I got a rescue puppy from our local pound a few weeks...

by sr900400gmailcomDec 30, 2008

4 replies last post by sr900400gmailcom
Jan 1, 2009

herding and nipping children

We have a 9 month old mini Aussie - 40 pounds- and live in open spaces and near the beach so he is...

by RileysDec 29, 2008

3 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Jan 1, 2009

Please help!!!!!

My boyfriend and I just got a new Rottweiler Puppy, his name is Loki and he is three months old...

by Rott2008Dec 12, 2008

3 replies last post by foxi7778
Dec 23, 2008

Dog Growls at Everyone except Me!

My husband and I adopted a dog after the owner, a family member, became ill and then passed away...

by TxGramsDec 6, 2008

1 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Dec 20, 2008