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  1. New - with Heeler (ACD)

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    This 22 month old neutered Blue Heeler (Queensland Heeler, Australian Cattle Dog) is a rescue from a military family. So far he's terrific - in the house. He's playful, crate-trained, obedient, and a great pleasure. On a walk, however, he exhibits certain behaviors that need management. He seems...
  2. 1.5 year old showing new aggressive behavior

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    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. Biting Problems

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    We got our new Chow Chow, Brutus, at 8 weeks old and he is 8 months old now. He was neutered at 6 months. I have had Chows all my life. Brutus came from a very reputable kennel. His only issue is he cannot seem to control his mouth. At first, it was really bad. He would bite (in play of course)...
  4. Young Border Collie/Cattle Dog Nipping Behavior

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    Hi there! I joined this site for advice with my 1.5 year old Australian cattle dog/border collie mix. I adopted her when she was approximately 4 months old in November of 2014. She is a great dog with a few small behavior issues like barking and acting territorial, as well as a slight social...
  5. Hello from Colorado- Cattle Dog/Border Collie

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    Hi there! I joined this site for advice with my 1.5 year old Australian cattle dog/border collie mix. I adopted her when she was approximately 4 months old in November of 2014. She is a great dog with a few small behavior issues like barking and acting territorial, as well as a slight social...
  6. Aussie herding while biking

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    I have a 1.5 year old Australian Shepherd. He is a very good dog. He is great at being off leash, coming on command, not going in the street, calm energy in the house and on walks, etc. I take him on lots of bike rides since he loves to run. I take him on some local dirt trails that there are...
  7. Nipping/Pants Leg Grabbing When Out on Walk and Can't "Leave"

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Help! We've been using, with some success, the withdrawing attention and leaving room when our 9-week-old puppy, Desi, nips/bites/grabs-rips pants legs. For now, our large kitchen contains his crate and is his free area. But today, when we were out on a walk, he got wound up. He started...
  8. New Puppy Owner Trying to Survive Week-One Antics!

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    Hi, all. So glad to be here. Last Wednesday, my husband and I brought home our new, 8-week-old standard poodle puppy, Desi. He's a black and white parti, and cute as they come. He's doing great with less crying, sleeping pretty well at night, and has had only three minor pee-pee accidents so...
  9. New Border Collie Puppy

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    Hello all. So I have recently just gotten my new border collie puppy, named Vincent after my favorite artist. I have owned and taken care of many dogs with my family (like those of neighbors and friends) but have only raised one other puppy, my older Yorkie, but I was too young at the time. My...
  10. My dog respects no one!

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Hi! I have a seven month old mutt. He's very active and vibrant, but the bigger he gets, the less manageable he's getting. He just doesn't listen to anyone in the family. He still nips us when he doesn't get what he wants despite ignoring him or yelping, or even squirting him with water. He...
  11. New and stressed out...

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    Hi everyone! I'm new here and trying to help out my boyfriend who just rescued a dog this past weekend. He's beyond stresses out and talking about finding the dog a new home (he came from a high kill shelter.). All we know is that he was found in a park. The shelter said he was a 2 year old...
  12. Hi :)

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    Hi new here with my 11 week old goldendoodle. Just wondering, she has been very nippy sometimes breaking skin. How can i train her to stop?
  13. Dog playing aggressively in back garden.

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    Hi everyone, I have had dogs all of my 50 years and have being able to train them to be good companions. But I am in trouble with my new dog. He is a rescue dog, about a year and a half old. We have him about 6 months now. The dog warden went into his last home to take him out, that's all I...
  14. Our Puppy bites her leash, growls and nips at us when she wants to play.

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    We just rescued our beagle/shepard mix before christmas. Sometimes when she wants to initiate play or to prevent us from taking her back inside she starts growling and blocks me with her body, nips and yanks my clothes or starts yanking at her own leash. How do I break this bad habit. She can't...
  15. 12 Week Old Puppy Nipping & Biting

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    I have an AKC registered AmStaff that won't stop biting and nipping. He does do it to me as much as my son and wife. How do you stop this behavior? I've tried putting my finger under his tongue, but that isn't working. Please help! :(
  16. Dog tries to nip heels when on scooter/board/anything with wheels

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    Hey guys! I am always looking for new ways to tire out Jax. :wave: I have an old scooter I ride around my property, and he constantly tries to nip my heels and pull at my pants AS I'm riding. He also has a tendency to try and cross in front of the scooter, or my brother's longboard. So we've...
  17. Adult Shelter Dog - Newly Adopted - Nipping. Help!

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Hello! I'm a first-time dog owner and struggling quite a bit. My husband and I got a 4 year old female corgi-sheltie mix at the local Humane Society about a week ago. She doesn't bother our 2 cats and seems like she likes it here, but I'm very concerned about her nipping. She nipped our vet...
  18. what to do?

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    ok, so we have an almost 12wk old pug mix puppy who iss 5 lbs. He is pretty good at housetraining and we use a crate as that is how his foster mom had him. I know puppies nip and we have two young girls so we've been working on distracting him with his chew toys and this usually works. My...
  19. Need advice on getting an adult Border Collie/German Shepard mix to stop nipping

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    Our dog is about seven years old, I've known him now for 3 years since I met my partner and he's always had a problem with nipping at feet and ankles whenever people are in our house. My partner insists that it's just his breed and that he's tried breaking him of the habit. Although I...
  20. 6 mth mini aussie nips at visitors in our house

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    We have an 8 mth. old mini-aussie that we got at 8 weeks. We recently (4 days ago) got another mini aussie that is 6 mths. old. He was returned to the breeder by the 1st owner and some neighbors of ours got him as the 2nd owners. They had him for a week and a half and decided they didn't have...
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