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.

Yuk

O.K I have to challenges with My two brothers. I have two Golden doodles. Both are very responsive...

by ssyatesApr 29, 2008

5 replies last post by Tarnador
May 16, 2008

How long to give treats for every command

My 10 week old beagle, Buster, is learning his basic commands like "down" and "come". He knows...

by TraceyMay 6, 2008

2 replies last post by Tarnador
May 16, 2008

dog in the middle

Hi there, I have a general question. My dog can be a little tough, and has had a few mild fights...

by AnnieApr 3, 2008

4 replies last post by taniajennifer
May 15, 2008

Chasing birds

Hi, I have a 10 month terrier mix- a rescue adoption from 2 months ago. He's a great dog, very...

by Uncle-DaveApr 24, 2008

1 replies last post by Todd
Apr 30, 2008

Barker

My dog Buster is a very social amimal with people aswell as other dogs. He is extreamly playfull...

by Sam-dearApr 15, 2008

1 replies last post by Todd
Apr 30, 2008

Question About Gentle Leader

Hi, I'm new to the group and to 'Sit, Stay, Fetch'. I have a 10 month old male Shih Tzu who...

by mbiggsApr 21, 2008

6 replies last post by ssyates
Apr 29, 2008

dog always goes to toilet during walk

We take our dog - a small 6kg maltese cross - for a fifteen to twenty minute walk every day and...

by lopslMar 19, 2008

2 replies last post by lopsl
Apr 14, 2008

jumping at the door

My dog lets us know she wants in by jumping at the back door and scratching at the handle. She...

by 1whisperMar 7, 2008

2 replies last post by Chipper
Apr 11, 2008

puppy schedule training

In the sitstayfetch book in DOG 203 section O, it seems to indicate that they include a schedule...

by kaclaApr 6, 2008

1 replies last post by Todd
Apr 10, 2008

Sleeping Arrangements

Hello, Wondered if anyone has advice about dogs on the bed. I know the conventional wisdom says...

by qkwylerApr 3, 2008

1 replies last post by Todd
Apr 6, 2008

Social Misfit

I rescued my dog from one of the local rescue places. Vet thinks he's mostly Norfolk terrier...

by belzoniboyMar 31, 2008

1 replies last post by Todd
Apr 3, 2008

German Shepherd Posture

The GSD is caracterized by his posture on stand up, the head and neck on the on-guard, one of his...

by elmariachinoMar 24, 2008

2 replies last post by elmariachino
Mar 26, 2008

chewing issues

hi everyone, I have 3 dachshunds and my new (now 7 mo old) female has chewed everything in my...

by barbwhite1187Mar 13, 2008

1 replies last post by Blue
Mar 15, 2008

Recall - Still a mystery!

I wrote in mid December about the recall problem with my Golden Retriever, Keesa. I have followed...

by wheelingtonyFeb 23, 2008

4 replies last post by wheelingtony
Mar 14, 2008

Potty training

My puppy is 7 mos old and is still being house trained. Last night she got up twice (usu. a sign...

by brynag2003Feb 28, 2008

1 replies last post by Todd
Mar 9, 2008

Puppy eating schedule

My puppy is 7 mos old and is not a morning eater. Should I feed her at mid-day or just wait till...

by brynag2003Feb 28, 2008

1 replies last post by Todd
Mar 9, 2008

More than one rest area?

My puppy is 7 mos old and so far has two different "rest areas." One is in the bedroom where she...

by brynag2003Feb 28, 2008

2 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Mar 1, 2008

Fear Aggression

My dog Sam is a lovely sweet longhaired dachshund who is now 2 years old. He is one of 2 dogs, we...

by MaureenrOct 11, 2007

2 replies last post by Blue
Feb 27, 2008

help needed with giant breed 'Aplha' issues

Hi there I own a whopping 11.5 stone male harlequin great dane x mastiff whom i rescued at 8...

by imstompedFeb 1, 2008

1 replies last post by Blue
Feb 27, 2008

Aggressive/protective 2 year GSD

Hi there My parents (in their 60's) have a 2 year old GSD. He is a marvellous animal in many...

by C-GoakesFeb 22, 2008

1 replies last post by Blue
Feb 27, 2008

Two dogs and a door

I have 2 dogs and when i arrive home they start to bark and jump up at the front door. Actually one...

by PippaemmaFeb 22, 2008

1 replies last post by Blue
Feb 27, 2008

Two Akitas

Hi. I have a 2 years old female Akita. She is very good with people, but not with animals. I got a...

by nydianaponteFeb 1, 2008

1 replies last post by Blue
Feb 26, 2008

Traffic

My 6 month old springer spaniel has never liked traffic and her dislike is getting worse. We have...

by BronteFeb 19, 2008

4 replies last post by Blue
Feb 26, 2008

Training my chihuahua

I'm getting my little sweetheart on Feb 29th. I'm taking the week off to bond and start house...

by SandyMikeFeb 17, 2008

1 replies last post by Todd
Feb 22, 2008

cossie

I have recently obtained a bull mastiff pup. His name is Gus and he is 14weeks old. I also have...

by cossiecoslett39wanadooFeb 19, 2008

1 replies last post by Todd
Feb 21, 2008

18 month old Weimerener pulls on clothes

My Weimerener loves to grab the hem of our pants or sleeves and pull. I try to tell him to stop...

by rbacks99Feb 13, 2008

1 replies last post by Todd
Feb 13, 2008

My 6 month old black lab and the toilet training

We ve had bonny our 6 month old lab for about 4 months i've had problems trying to house train her...

by sally-claytonbartlettOct 24, 2007

2 replies last post by mpq
Feb 5, 2008

Aggressive 17 week old puppy

I have a 17 week old Boxer puppy. He started displaying aggressive behavior at 10 weeks He...

by SuzanneJan 31, 2008

1 replies last post by Todd
Feb 3, 2008

Car Travel query

Hi, Thanks for all the great info.! We have a wonderful 2 year old Japanese Spitz who has had a...

by Vera-AtkinsonJan 17, 2008

2 replies last post by imstomped
Feb 1, 2008

My Jack Russell is TOO Aggressive

My 4 year old Jack Russell was quite a sweet little puppy. I had trained him to do all the basics...

by GuapoDec 14, 2007

2 replies last post by Steph-ampWyatt
Jan 26, 2008

Help - Door chewing is now BAD

I posted a note on the behaviour problem site and will now try the same query here. My dog has...

by DavidGJan 15, 2008

5 replies last post by DavidG
Jan 22, 2008

question for Moderator Todd

Hi there, I really love reading you advices....and I´m always willing to learn more... I have a...

by AnnieJan 7, 2008

2 replies last post by Annie
Jan 9, 2008

Puppy Nipping, 3yr Old Son Not Helping!

We have a gorgeous, but naughty 15 week old Springer/Cocker cross called Chester. We also have a...

by t1gg3erDec 30, 2007

2 replies last post by t1gg3er
Jan 2, 2008

excessive barking

I adopted an extremly friendly 4 yr old lab. (Smokey) The employees at the the shelter mentioned...

by diesel049Dec 30, 2007

1 replies last post by Todd
Jan 1, 2008

nipping my knees

I have an 11 week old Hungarian Vizsla pup who during play sometimes gets overexcited and nips at...

by LeaDec 21, 2007

1 replies last post by Todd
Jan 1, 2008

Dog training and frustrations

I have alot of concerns. We recently have adopted a 1 1/2 year old female golden retriever, Sammie...

by Debbie-SwansonNov 9, 2007

4 replies last post by tomncp
Dec 30, 2007

Cuddling My Puppy

I want to make sure I stay the Alpha in my home....is cuddling my 3 1/2 month old puppy (on the...

by ElaineDec 18, 2007

1 replies last post by MartyEd
Dec 18, 2007

Recall Mystery

Hi, I am new to the forum and have read a lot of the posts bbut I have one major problem which I...

by wheelingtonyDec 15, 2007

2 replies last post by wheelingtony
Dec 18, 2007

Puppy nipping

Good afternoon to all. I have a 3 1/2 month old Border Collie mix that is absolutely a wonderful...

by ElaineDec 16, 2007

2 replies last post by Elaine
Dec 17, 2007

fetch conncentration levels

:oHi there, I feel a bit silly...but....I have a really well trained dog, she´s great and things...

by AnnieNov 8, 2007

2 replies last post by MartyEd
Dec 17, 2007

Follows instruction with training sessions only

When I have my dogs leashed for training they are fantastic. They sit stay wait and come without...

by 2DogOwnerNov 8, 2007

2 replies last post by MartyEd
Dec 17, 2007

refusal to walk

My dog, hippy 8 months old, refuse to walk on leash sometimes especially outside my house. Whenever...

by puppyluvllNov 22, 2007

1 replies last post by MartyEd
Dec 12, 2007

Kisses and Cuddles

Hi, I am new to this site and have really enjoyed all the infomation so far. I have just a...

by SlinkyNov 20, 2007

4 replies last post by MartyEd
Nov 29, 2007

RE-training a 4-1/2 year old Toy Fox Terrier?

Is it possible to train a dog at this age to get him to change his behavior problems. (Jumping...

by donnavNov 22, 2007

1 replies last post by prespalm
Nov 26, 2007

toilet... STOP!

Hi there, I wonder if anyone can help. I have a very fit and active 1.5 year old mix. She is...

by AnnieSep 30, 2007

5 replies last post by Annie
Oct 31, 2007

Husband won't participate with Alpha Bowl Training

Sam is 3-1/2 years old and getting worse trying to hold alpha rank. My husband and son refuse to...

by TrudyOct 28, 2007

1 replies last post by ncolby
Oct 29, 2007

when off leash he just takes off

we have a 1 1/2yr old shiba inu. he loves to play fetch and tag but as soon as we take him off...

by m-weberOct 18, 2007

1 replies last post by ncolby
Oct 25, 2007

herding dog that nips

I recently adopted an australian cattle / border collie mix that is 1 years old. She is a great...

by dog-loverOct 5, 2007

3 replies last post by Annie
Oct 22, 2007

male or female?

We are about to buy a Hungarian Vizsla pup and am unsure whether to get a dog or a bitch. I have...

by LeaOct 9, 2007

2 replies last post by Lea
Oct 17, 2007

Puppies Eating My Chickens

We have a 12 week old male and 16 week old female German Shepherd. And I cannot seem to get them to...

by rwcoolySep 18, 2007

1 replies last post by ncolby
Sep 28, 2007