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  1. HELP!!! my dog is terrified of my new boyfriend.. and we are living together!!

    Attention All New Members
    Community... I am in need of some practical and heart-felt help! I have recently moved across the country with my dog, Gaia, who is about 1 and a half. I rescued her when she was 4 months old and since then she and I have been very, very attached. We not only moved across the country, but we...
  2. Dog Rescue Help (Long Post)

    Attention All New Members
    Unfortunately, I am new and still cannot post to the Dog Rescue forum, so I thought I'd ask here: On Saturday, the 5th, I adopted a Yorkie/Schnauzer mix I've named Pepin. Pepin is extremely shy and afraid. Since I've had him, he's taken to living under my bathroom cabinets The only way I...
  3. Afraid of everything on walks

    General Dog Forum
    We have a springer spaniel almost 6 months old who acts like he is afraid of everything on our walks now. He's been coming to work with me everyday since we got him and we go for a walks each day around noon for about 15 mins. It's a small city environment but we're on a river so half the walk...
  4. my dog is afraid of the clicker....any ideas?

    Dog Training Forum
    My Missy is a mini schnauzer/shih tzu mix and she just turned a year old in July. She's very easy to train but has also seemed to develop a fear of strange noises she's not familiar with. I decided to get the Clicker and begin training her with that. I have the little liver treats used for...
  5. My dog is afraid of the dark. Can I help her get over it?

    General Dog Forum
    Hello folks. I posted here a while ago because my dog had begun crying in her crate after months of being perfectly fine in there. Everybody who commented was very helpful, but one problem that I mentioned in that post has persisted even though Fiver is now once again comfortable in the crate...
  6. Afraid of other dogs

    Dog Training Forum
    Hello, I have a 3yr old male beagle, Bingo. He seems to be afraid / cautious with other dogs / people. He grew up with his sister and until the age of 2 she was the only other dog he knew. They have been separated and for the last 6 months I've been taking him daily to the dog park for 1-2...
  7. HELP! Housesitting and this dog hates me!

    General Dog Forum
    Hi everyone, I'm new here, I love dogs and have always wanted one but can't have one (because of my living situation). I'm currently housesitting for a family which got s rescue chihuahua/terrier mix about 6 months ago. This dog is TERRIFIED of me! He shakes very strong whenever I'm in the room...
  8. Never had this to happen

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    I have had dogs my entire life time (long time) My husband got me a solid blk pom he is 5 months old now...he is much biggier than what a "POM" suppose to be, about 11 lbs, anyway, my problem is he hates to be picked up, and he will not jump down from nothing. I try to pick him up to take him...