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  1. Need help with wireless fence training, dog is terrified of the collar

    Dog Training Forum
    Hi all, I have a 7th month old puppy and we are trying train her on the pet safe wireless fence. My step dad was attempting to train her, but instead made her terrified of the wireless collar. Not sure exactly what he did but I do know she got shocked by collar for the first time and now runs...
  2. Food/ Toy Aggression

    Dog Training Forum
    My lab/shepard/retriever is 7 months old and LOVES all dogs and people. He gets along with everyone and loves to play. He’s not aggressive towards me or strangers. The problem is we noticed he is aggressive/possessive over food and toys. Doesn’t matter if it’s even his toy, he tries to steal it...
  3. How do I socialize a fearful/anxious dog?

    General Dog Forum
    I have a German Shepard/Rottweiler mix. She is about 5 and a half and I adopted her in 2014. Before I came into her life, she was mistreated and because of that, she only has 3 legs. I'm assuming she was never properly socialized as a puppy, or maybe a situation occurred with her and another dog...
  4. Behavior to keep an eye on?

    General Dog Forum
    Good Morning, Ive never had an issue with my Pit-Boxer growling. She is very good with both of my kids playing with her, never seems to be bothered. Few weeks ago she had a tick on the inside of her ear, she was scared when I was trying to remove it. Must of been on a sensitive part of her...
  5. Dog Catching Mice?

    General Dog Forum
    Question about my Lab Mix that we think may be part pit bull terrier. She's more of an outside dog, so she spends a lot of time in our backyard (fenced in, of course), digging asteroid-sized craters in the dirt (effectively killing most of my attempts over the last several years at growing...