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  1. Dog Agressive Behavior Towards Puppy

    General Dog Forum
    Hello, This is my first post, and I'm desperate for some advice. I recently adopted a puppy from the pound he's around 4 months old and a terrier mix and fixed. I am having issues with our older accepting the puppy. My moms dog is a german shepard/chow mix that's spayed, around 3 years old...
  2. Sudden Lack of Manners

    Dog Training Forum
    I have a 2-year-old border collie/black lab mix who is normally an absolute dear.We adopted her from the Humane society (where she had spent 8 months) at about 14 months old, and she has been super sweet and well behaved. However, recently she has started "woofing" at us when she wants...
  3. Puppy or Young Adult

    General Dog Forum
    Ok forum folks, I would greatly appreciate some solid, no-holds barred opinions! I have always had the belief that puppy is a safer way to start to ensure good foundations regarding training and temperament for my family. However I am constantly hearing otherwise. Barring political correctness...
  4. Aussie puppy- biting, barking, and growling

    General Dog Forum
    I have a 12 week old Australian shepherd who is adorable! He is very smart and learns basic commands really quickly. One issue we are having though is his nipping and biting, along with barking and growling. Now I know that it is normal for puppy's to bite when playing and also to bark and...
  5. Canine Equivalent of Pattern and Quantitative Reasoning?

    Dog Training Forum
    I played a different sort of take on fetching. I threw 4 balls and he had to go get one, bring it back, give, finish, look at another ball, then I send him after it, etc. After a few times, I threw just three balls. So on the would be 4th time, he was looking all over for the ball and then...
  6. Dog peeing on beds.

    Dog Training Forum
    So, I've recently-ish gotten an Italian Greyhound. She's just turned one. A couple of times now she's peed on my dad's bed (while having access outside). If she's allowed, she would sleep on my bed, never anyone else's, and she has never peed on my bed. She's just now peed on my (older) brothers...
  7. Training Questions...

    Dog Training Forum
    I have a Jack Russell mix named Jojo who has lived with us since December (she was found abandoned in the country). She's approximately a year old. She's the youngest dog I've ever had. The first dog I adopted was 10-years-old, and my second dog was six-years-old when I adopted her. So Jojo's...
  8. Dealing with Canine Crankiness...

    Dog Training Forum
    We have four dogs at my house, and, generally speaking, we have very few issues with how they interact with one another. However, recently I've noticed some negative interactions between two of them, and I was hoping that I could get some insight or help with addressing the issue. Before I get...
  9. I have a W I L D puppy!!!

    Dog Training Forum
    I'm a little at a loss as to what I should do about the wild mess that is my ten-month-old pup, Egan!! I rescued him when he was fairly young (the shelter says he was almost three months old but he was only at two pounds when I adopted him and is almost 40 now). He was easy to handle then, at...
  10. Odd Behavior?

    General Dog Forum
    My dog (a 65lb, 2.5 year old Mountain Cur Mix) which I adopted this past July has started doing something rather odd sometimes when she is off leash and is approaching some dogs (I don't see a real pattern, but it is usually dogs her size and bigger)- she will start crouching down and...
  11. My Scottish-Terrier Baxter

    Dog Pictures Forum
    He's quite the dog. He needs constant attention or he gets moody with us as you can tell.
  12. Weird Behavior

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    I have a female Chihuahua and shes about 6 months now and she keeps doing this weird thing. every weekday at noon she has her fav pink bone chewtoy and she walks around the couch whinning with it. I don't kno what it means. maybe shes bored. maybe she misses her daddy. I don't kno I need help.
  13. Dog park - HELP!!

    General Dog Forum
    I have a 7 month old catahoula leopard dog. For those not familiar with the breed, http://m.dogbreedinfo.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.dogbreedinfo.com%2Fcatahoula.htm#2990 Recently, I've been having trouble with him at the dog park. When he is playing/wrestling with a dog, he is great. He'll...
  14. New member looking for opinions on my Dog's Breed

    Attention All New Members
    Hello, I came across this forum while I was looking for some info on my dogs behavior and breed. I have been considering getting a DNA test done on my 3 year old dog named Peanut. Ever since she was a puppy I have been asked if she is part coyote, wolf and have even been told she resembles a...
  15. Socially awkward dog! Need Help!

    Dog Training Forum
    This is my fist post here and I hope someone can help. Please excuse the title as that was the best way I could think to describe my situation in a few words. So now to the problem, I have 3 dogs of my own, all large breed males and they are all well trained. I have helped friends and family...
  16. Old dog blue because of new puppy

    Dog Training Forum
    Hi everyone! I'm new here, and I know there are other threads similar to this, but my situation is a bit different from others I've seen - sorry if this is just a repeat of a question asked over and over! For about a year and a half my husband and I have had a wonderful little yorkie named...
  17. CONFUSED! Any behaviorists out there? Unusual behavior...

    General Dog Forum
    Hello All! Please help. First, a little back story....We are fostering an almost 14 year old neutered male lab for a local animal rescue. When we took him in, he had assorted health issues and we took him to basically let him live out his final days in a home instead of a kennel because...
  18. Puppy aggression and neutering PLEASE HELP

    Dog Health Questions
    Hi i have a 24 week old female puppy, she is a black lab and husky mix. My question is she is already very aggressive, not to family but to people and animals she doesn't know. She is scheduled to get fixed the 21st and my worry is that it will make her more aggressive. If anyone has any input i...
  19. New Rescue Dog, Issues with Adjustment...Advice?

    General Dog Forum
    Hello: I would love some advice from anyone with experience adopting rescues. My husband and I just adopted a 7 month old male Wheaten Terrier, Griffin, from a local rescue a little over a week and a half ago. His previous family was loving, but did not have the time to train him since they...
  20. Cat Behavior I Can't Explain

    Other Pets
    Nozdormu and Onyxia are brother and sister, both have been fixed at a very young age. Both are a couple of years old, but Nozdormu tries to mount Onyxia. He doesn't do this to Callie, our other fixed female who is younger. Nozdormu does all the motions, bites Onyxia's neck, straddles and humps...
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