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  1. Why we need to understand the science and veterinary medicine of aggression

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    I believe there is a tiny bit of mostly forgotten research about so-called "Cocker Rage Syndrome" in cocker spaniels and other breeds, or Sudden Onset Aggression, a possibly seizure-related or disorder, which has been most extensively researched by Dr Ilana Reisner. Her work traces this form of...
  2. Corrections versus aggression between dogs?

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    Some of you know we just adopted a bonded pair of Pyr mixes, one male and one female. Baelor, the male, is by far the more dominant one. Shae is timid, fearful, and traumatized from their past treatment. She is particularly uncertain around people and follows him like a shadow, so closely that...
  3. Hi there! Two doggo mama here

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    Hi there! I'm new. We have always rescued dogs, most have been older. Now that we have kids, we decided to get a puppy. We've had dogs and cats all my life. :) So why am I here? Well...the puppy. She's 4 months old. We've never had a dog like this one. She is a "potcake," a rescue from Puerto...
  4. Introducing new dog to the pack HELP!

    Dog Training Forum
    Hello everyone, I have a 11 year old mountain feist (similar to a jack russell) and a 6 year old blue pit. I got both of them when they were about 6 weeks old. The pit gets along with the feist, probably because the feist was 5 when the pit was a puppy so he grew up with him. My brother has...
  5. Aggressive Pomeranian puppy

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    Hi all, I really need some advice on my 14/15 week old Pomeranian puppy! Mainly about aggression but a few other things too. So to start off, I recently got a Pomeranian puppy from a registered breeder that also does showing. She’s a very nice lady and really cares for her pomeranians so I think...
  6. Agressive Older Dog? Help!

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    Hi guys! I adopted a 9 year old black lab mix from a shelter almost 4 months ago, and when I met with him before I got him, he seemed like a great match. The only thing the shelter told me was that he was not good with children (a family had to surrender him because of this). I filled out the...
  7. Aggressive behavior

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    Sorry so long want to put as much detail as possible: We had a lot of people at our house for an extended period of time for a family gathering and my dog snapped and growled at several people including a child. (The adults let him sniff there hand first and he still did it) When I picked him up...
  8. Young female Rottie Lab Cross dislikes other dogs suddenly.

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    Can anyone help me? Our 18 month old female Lab/Rottweiler cross is suddenly aggressive to other dogs. She has regular walks at the dog park where she (used to) love playing with other dogs her size, but has always reacted badly to little fluffy ones. And just tonight she’s escalated to snapping...
  9. Dog showing new aggressive behavior at dog parks

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    Hello all, I have a 4 year old 80 lb. Male border collie / lab / german shepherd mix named Solomon. and a 2 year old 40 lb. Female border collie / lab mix named Bixby. Just a little information: We have had Solomon since he was a pup, and Bixby for about a year. They get along great, never...
  10. Australian Shepherd Aggression Issues

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    Let me preface this post by stating I should have done more research about the breed beforehand. A few months ago I rescued a 2 year old Australian Shepherd. I was bringing her into a home with a 7 year old Standard Poodle, 7 year old Goldendoodle, and 2 year old Cavapoo. The Poodle and...
  11. Aggressive dog- Need Help

    Dog Training Forum
    Hello, I have a 2 year old rescue, named Indiana, I think he's a Chihuahua Terrier mix. He's generally super sweet, but can be aggressive. He is very aggressive towards other dogs, whenever he sees one he goes crazy, barking, jumping, lungeing at them. Even though he only weighs 8 lbs, I have...
  12. New Member

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    Hello, I have a 2 year old rescue, I think he's a Chihuahua Terrier mix. He's generally super sweet, but can be aggressive. He is very aggressive towards other dogs, whenever he sees one he goes crazy, barking, jumping, lungeing at them. Even though he only weighs 8 lbs, I have trouble...
  13. Fear-Aggression new dog help

    Dog Training Forum
    My husband and I just recently got a corgi, he just turned 2. We also currently own an 8 year old american-staffordshire terrier. Our corgi took really quickly to my husband and gets along with our current dog just fine. He is fine when my husband puts his leash on or off him, he goes straight...
  14. Help! My dog attacked another dog.

    Dog Training Forum
    A little back story, I have an almost three year old Australian shepherd (neutered male). He's been in training for almost 2 years for his reactivity towards other dogs. He's stellar at training class and his reactivity has gone down majorly. That being said, about a year ago I moved into an...
  15. Help with dog aggression

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    Hi there, I'm new to this Forum and I'm at my wits end. I rescued two pit bull mix puppies both female at the same time. Ruby was 8 months when we got her and Lani was just 6 weeks old. These two are inseparable and are very well trained, pretty obedient dogs all the way around. Ruby has had an...
  16. Help with Rescue Dog

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    Hi all, Sorry first time poster here! I am after a little advice if anyone could help me? About 6 months ago, we adopted a lovely rescue Dog called Bentley from a no-kill shelter in the uk. Bentleys background is that he was found as a stay at 12 weeks, taken to the rescue centre, where he was...
  17. Hello!

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    I'm Shana and my wife and I have a 6 year old pitbull. We are in desperate need of some advice regarding his aggressive, obsessive and compulsive behavior. Our obsessive dog is becoming more anxious and aggressive towards other animals and people. My wife (originally her dog) and I have a 6...
  18. Puppy Leash Reactivity

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    I have a 6 month old cocker spaniel/chihuahua mix named Osha... She's full of energy, loves everyone and is very smart! We've been training her from the minute we got her (at 4 months)-- she knows many commands and responds well. We've been socializing her like crazy, too. I've taken her on the...
  19. 8 week old aussie mix aggression

    Dog Training Forum
    Hello! I just adopted an aussie-mix (they think lab) and have had a hard couple of days. I grew up with dogs, including australian shepherds. I have also fostered dogs/ young puppies for my whole life so am not knew to puppy tendencies. My pup has been showing some aggressive tendencies and...
  20. Long time dog owner seeking advice

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    Hi! Happy 2017 to all. I have just returned from visiting my daughter and her family in Marshall, MI for Christmas. They had just moved into their new home and was celebrating the first Christmas there. My 40 yr old daughter is also expecting a baby in May. We had just purchased a motorhome...
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