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  1. Multiple dogs barking in their sleep

    General Dog Forum
    Hello, all! im sorry if this has been asked/discussed before: I have three dogs - a Staffordshire Terrier, Pitbull/Great Dane mix, and a Canary Mastiff. My question is this, have any of you experienced sleep barking and if so, has one dog’s sleep barking triggered another dog’s sleep...
  2. taugh "quiet"; now dog barking to fake me out!

    Dog Training Forum
    I used this method (common, I think) to train my dog to be quiet. First, I taught him to speak. No problem there, loved it. Never see him get something so fast lol. Then I taught him quiet, using classical conditioning--giving him a reward every time he got quiet. He's been doing it...
  3. Trained dog to speak/bark on command, but won't comply with "quiet" when ask

    Dog Training Forum
    Trained dog to speak/bark on command, but won't comply with "quiet" when ask My dog learned "speak" in about a second--one of his favorite things! But now I'm trying to clicker train him "quiet" when he's barking (e.g., when someone is at door, or even after I ask him to speak). He just won't...
  4. Dog barks and growls at house guests.

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Hello, we recently (on march 1st) adopted a rescue dog who we and several others believe is a shih tzu and terrier (Border or Jack Russell) mix. He is great with us but is a bit overly protective. For example my husband gave my daughter a hug and he started to growl and bark. He also is not...
  5. Will neutering prevent bark from maturing?

    Dog Health Questions
    I have two male shepherd/lab puppies (litter mates), just over 6 months old. The vet advised we get them neutered around 6 months so they are going in at the end of the week. One of the puppies has a very mature bark, while the other's is still puppy-like (though sometimes it does sound...
  6. Anti-Bark Spray Collar Recommendations

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    My dog goes crazy barking at dogs and weird looking people while in the car. I want to buy him a Bark collar to help me teach him that it's not alright to do this. Shock, vibe, and ultrasonic collars are out of the question; leaving Spray. I've heard and seen some of the Spray Collars that are...
  7. Quick help required!

    Dog Training Forum
    Hi I have a lovely Half Viszla mix, female, called Honey. She sees me as the pack leader, and I have no issues with the dog at all. Lovely walks, and well behaved. Now, my wife takes the dog for a walk these past few weeks and the dog barks viciously at people and lunges at them to bite them...
  8. Aggressive barking from a sweet dog?

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    I have a male rough collie who is turning 1 year this month. He is a very sweet dog who loves to play with other dogs. He has been through 2 rounds (12 weeks) of group training and frequently visits the dog park. However, for whatever reason when he is on the leash he barks at other dogs like he...
  9. White GSD/Yellow Lab Cross - Barking Problems?

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Hi! I have a 7.5 month old white german shepherd / yellow lab mix named Bran, who has developed the odd habit of barking - at very specific men. He's extremely well trained and very smart, I practice control and leadership with him all the time, and correct any unwanted behaviours as they arise...
  10. My dog can't open her mouth.

    Dog Health Questions
    Hello there, I have a dog, Lady, she is 11 years old. She is an Airedale Terrier and has many heart problems that we are keeping under control with medicine and a monthly visit to the vet. Today I woke up and went to let her out, she was fine except I noticed her tail was tucked and she was...
  11. New dog barking at me

    General Dog Forum
    Me and my girlfriend got a purebred doberman pinscher today that is 5 years old. She has been bred once and has a docked tail. The guy we got it from said he was a breeder but we just realized where we saw the ad for the dog pinscher was misspelled three times, so we think it may mean hes lying...
  12. 6 Week Pitbull Puppy - 3 Year Old Aggressive Chihuaha Sister - Help!

    Dog Training Forum
    Hi there! I rescued a 6 week old Pitbull puppy on Saturday. I am fully aware this age is far too young to be taken away from their mother, but this dog was in a crate in the sun and reeked of urine. I couldn't help but rescue her. I also have a 3 year old Chihuahua and a 5 year Chihuahua. My...
  13. Why does my dog bark at only one person?

    General Dog Forum
    Hi everyone, My 6 month old lab / shepherd puppy met his new doggy nanny this morning and I am not sure what to make of it and would like your opinion. I met this woman on the street in my neighborhood during my walk with the puppy and she gave me her business card as she is an independent dog...
  14. My dog now barks when people sleep

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    My dog almost never barked since I took him in, until two days ago. At first I was glad that he regained his supposedly valuable means of communication, but now I feel like I just won a ticket to hell. He barks at every sound from the other side of my apartment door. Some of them even I cannot...
  15. He attacked me again!

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Just recently adopted a stray dog, non-neutered male, supposedly 3 years old, supposedly border collie. Everyone in the neighbourhood says he never attacked anyone before, he used to be a smart, gentle dog. But since the adoption his behaviour has become assertive. He did attempt to attack a few...
  16. Mr Bean's out burst

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    When i leave to go on alarm's or training at the fire house, my wife says he wine's jumps around and barks a lot. What can i do so he doesn't get hurt and he is well behaved.
  17. How to do I limit her barking?

    Dog Training Forum
    First of all I'll start off by say that my SCWT, Spirit generally doesn't do a lot of barking for no apparent reason. She is generally quiet and barks at appropriate times such as play with other dogs and when she sense people or animals near my house. That later is what I'd like to work on...
  18. Dog is picking random people and barking

    Dog Training Forum
    Sandy is a 4 year old intact puggle, was with her previous family since she was a puppy and has been with us for a month. She didn't have much training before us and has made leaps and bounds with on-leash, leave-it, separation anxiety, etc.... She also quickly picked up that we wouldn't allow...
  19. Mom and daughter escalating dominance clashes ... HELP!

    Dog Training Forum
    Hi you guys, my sister has 3 Schnauzers, a beautiful little family, mom dad and one of the puppies they kept from their first (and only) litter. There are several issues and many aspect that need improving (like, not much training or playing / exercise etc), yet what's escalating and troubling...
  20. Puppy barking!!

    Dog Training Forum
    Help, my 10 week old lab mix just started barking at everything! He'll bark at anything new, and at me if I try and tell him not to do something. I tried to teach him quiet, and then to speak, but it's only gotten worse. Today I've tried putting him in his crate when he does it, but I don't...
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