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  1. Adult Dog Biting Question

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Hello, I have a question about a dog that belongs to some friends. He is an adult, and while I've known him since he was a pup, I have never lived with him. I have a question about aggression. I realize that dogs can get highly aggressive around their food. If you try to pet or interact with a...
  2. 1.5 year old showing new aggressive behavior

    Dog Training Forum
    TL;DR - My normally well behaved dog bit someone, recommendations for training? I have a 1.5 year old coon hound/terrier (also mixed with many other things) mutt, about 30 lbs, that I rescued from the street at a young age. She was handled frequently throughout her life, socialized well, and...
  3. HELP! 9-yr-old Dog Snapped for First Time Ever

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    I have a 9-yr-old Cocker Spaniel (Shaggy). I rescued him from a Kansas shelter when he was 2. I now live in Raleigh, NC and he's quite literally been the perfect dog. He is very submissive and well-behaved. When I got married in 2012, he adjusted perfectly. Recently, my wife and I had a...
  4. Hello!!

    Attention All New Members
    I'm hoping to get some advice from other dog owners here. I have a 10 year old golden who just spent a couple days with a friend and came home with a fat lip. :( One of their dogs is very territorial and must have bit him on the lip. They said they didn't see any blood, but the right side of his...
  5. Concerned about small bite on dog

    Dog Health Questions
    EDIT: Once measured, the punctures were actually about 1/5 of a cm apart, with the whole wound being about 2/5 cm to half a cm. Is this too small to be a bat bite? Also in hindsight maybe I should mention the dog used to have folliculitis, which may be coming back slightly, would that be able to...
  6. My Dog is impossible to train!

    Dog Training Forum
    Basically, I rescued a 12 month old Staffordshire Bull Terrier. He is a brilliant Dog, usually very calm and nice, loves just sitting with me when I pet him. But there is some HUGE problems that I feel I can't overcome. 1. I can't train him anything , he gets to excited when he smells food...
  7. New Rescue Dog Occasional Biter

    Dog Training Forum
    Hi Dog Forums! I have a question that I am hoping someone can help me with. I recently adopted a great rescue dog named Biff. He is a 6-year-old poodle mix and I almost no idea where he came from or what his past life was like. Anyway, he has been absolutely wonderful so far. He is friendly...
  8. I Need Help!

    Dog Training Forum
    Hi, everyone I desperately need some training help with my puppy. My husband and I adopted a German Shepherd/Lab/Husky/We-don't-know-what in December when he was about two months old. He is now five months-old and neutered. He is our first puppy, but not our first dog. We live in the Canadian...
  9. How do I train my German Shepherd to be less crazy and actually listen.

    General Dog Forum
    So my German Shepherd, Hunter, gets WAY too crazy when I go outside to play with him. He constantly bites my ankles very hard and uses my arm like a chew toy and it hurts a lot. He also jumps on me non-stop. When he meets my dad he a lot less crazy and doesn't bite or jump mainly because my dad...
  10. My puppy won't stop biting, and it's only getting worse!

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    I have a 3-month-old pitbull mix, and she will not stop biting me. No matter what I'm doing, she is constantly trying to bite any skin she can get to. I've tried the yipping trick that's supposed to surprise her and get her to stop, but all she does is get more excited and start barking and...
  11. Urgent Help! Rescue showing intense dog to dog aggresion!

    Dog Training Forum
    Hi All, First time poster here - so please excuse any forum etiquette gone unoticed. :) A bit of background on the situation: About two years ago, I met my best pal, Gypsy, a GSD, who I rescued off the streets of Karachi, Pakistan. I got Gypsy when he was about 5 months old, judging by...
  12. I bled from my puppy's bite. Is it dangerous?

    General Dog Forum
    Yesterday one of my puppies bit me a little too hard and I was surprised so I quickly pulled my hand away. I thought I only got a scratch but it bled a little. It doesn't hurt but it was itchy yesterday and it's a bit red. Two weeks ago I also found blood on my finger while I was carrying them...
  13. Anyone do PP with their dogs?

    Dog Training Forum
    Hey! I own Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldogs, and I am training them in personal protection. Anyone else own this breed or do this type of training? I wasnt sure I would enjoy it as much as I do, and the dogs love going out for training as well Here are some videos of my girl doing some bite work...
  14. what to do... what to do?

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    We've now had our dog for two weeks. He is a 2 year old rescue and from what I can tell he is a chihuahua/terrier cross. Normally he is fine with our kids, and he is fine with the day care kids my wife has coming every day. Besides the odd low growl when my kids come near his toys while he's...
  15. Puppy wants to play-bite 90% of the time

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Hi, I'm not really a first time dog owner, but this is my first time to have a puppy. I have a 2 month old-pup, a rottweiler-lab cross, and he likes to play-bite most, if not all, the time. I'm aware that this is normal for them, but it has become annoying since i get a lot of bleeding scrapes...
  16. Puppy bites

    General Dog Forum
    i have a 7 week old jack russell puppy, and he bites at legs and feet and anything else in sight. Is this just teething or should he be scolded to prevent him from doing it when he grows up?
  17. Random snipping at people

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    I fostered a dog and have had him for about a month. He is generally a really good dog. For some reason while someone is petting him, he will randomly snip and growl at the person petting him, even though he went to them. Its difficult because he is a sweet looking dog so people are not...
  18. My doggie was attacked by red ants

    Dog Health Questions
    My puppy just started going for walks and i discovered there are red ants in the gradd infront of my apartment where she goes. This morning was her 3rd walk she has been on, and i guess they got in her fur and were biting and she got scared :(. We are moving soon, so that is good but for nbow...
  19. 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...
  20. stop jackrussel dog from biting

    Dog Training Forum
    I have a 8 month old pitbull jackrussel terrier mix, and i adopted him from the pound when he was about two months. He is the sweetest towards the people he interacts with on a daily basis, but anybody new, there is always the fear of him biting someone, with no warning. He is not a mean dogs...
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