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  1. Extremely FEARFUL Dog

    Attention All New Members
    Hi, Just adopted a rescue whippet mix about 1.5 years old. He's extremely fearful, so just looking for guidance and incouragement! Thank you
  2. Puppy pees when scared

    Dog Training Forum
    Hi all, I've got a 3-1/2-month-old male Cavalier puppy who's pretty good with the whole house training business, is starting to sleep through the night, and is an all-around great little guy. Our only issue is that whenever he is surprised/scared, he pees. This isn't really submissive...
  3. My Lhasa Apso is attacking my other dog? (My dachshund)

    Dog Training Forum
    My 6 year old Lhasa Apso has recently been attacking my 9 year old Dachshund. Usually it's spontaneous, she'll walk into the room and just lunge at the dachshund. This has been going on for the past week or so and before that they were always friendly with each other and loved each other. Now...
  4. I decided to join to save my dog from adoption

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    Hello, I will post in the proper forum once my account has been activated by posting here I guess, I just recently got this dog about a week ago or so and he worked out great for awhile now it's to the point I thought about getting rid of him. He has started to uncontrollably pee on the floor...
  5. Help! Puppy suddenly having trouble with crate?

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    I have a 4.5 month old jack russell/cocker spaniel puppy. She has been great since 8 weeks at sleeping in her crate, no muss, no fuss. The last week she's been having lots of trouble with her crate. She howls intensely when she's put in, when she wakes up, if she hears movement, etc. Have...
  6. Heeler scared suddenly

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    Hello all, I have a 1.5 year old Heeler/border collie and he is suddenly getting scared while in the car. It's mostly when a semi goes by but getting worse with other vehicles. He loves riding in the car and has no problem when in town but on the highway he is terrified. No reason for this...
  7. how to help my scared and hiding under the bed rescue

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Hello I adopted Baxter 3 months ago, he was abused and neglected. He ended up in a kill shelter in Virginia and then was brought to New Jersey where I found him on petfinder. He has always been timid and shy, scared even, but then warmed up and happily jumped on the bed to give me kisses or...
  8. Help with Puppy nervous around large dogs

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Hi. I have a question about how to deal with some nervousness on the part of my puppy, Harry. When I take my 3 month old puppy for a walk in the morning, we meet up with a small group of dog owners. Usually there are between 3 and 7 dogs, all older, and all running around off the leash...
  9. Newbie scared of own dog.

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    Hey all, So hopefully this is the appropriate place to post this, I just really need some guidance and assistance with my situation. I live with my folks, and my dad has had his dog for a solid 7-8 years now. We adopted him when we was about 2-3 from a couple who said they could no longer keep...
  10. My dog is suddenly afraid of two rooms

    General Dog Forum
    My 6 month old chow chow has suddenly become afraid of two separate rooms in my house. One is our laundry room, and the other is a room in my basement in which he needs to pass through to get to a room where his food is. He hesitates to go in the rooms and even walks lower to the ground as if he...
  11. My new dog, I NEED ADVICE

    Dog Health Questions
    So we just got a new dog at home, and she is great! She is super friendly, quite, and she sleeps all night. But she is really afraid of a lot of things when we go on a walks. I don't know what to do. Normally, a person on a bike will come by, and we try to walk away, but she is still scared...
  12. !!plz help!!

    General Dog Forum
    Hello, I have to move on the 13th of July, and I just recieved a notification on facebook that we cant have our Pitbull, that is just over a year old in the house. It is the only place we can afford, and any other place is to small with our family of, soon five. This was unexpected...
  13. Scared of Collars and Leashes?

    Dog Training Forum
    So, I recently found out my (almost) 6 month old Dachshund mix puppy, Tazz, is completely TERRIFIED of leashes and collars. I've tried giving him treats, letting him walk around with it on and not holding it, and every time he freaks out, whines and whimpers, and just goes ballistic. And no...
  14. Suddenly terrified of her food and water bowls! (not sure where to put this)

    Dog Health Questions
    My 12 year old beagle has recently started refusing to eat or drink out of her bowls. This is after a chain of bad food behavior. She had been waking us up to feed her several times in the night and it used to stop her constant whining but we stopped that as it was unhealthy and now if we give...
  15. Timid around people and dogs.

    Dog Training Forum
    Hello, I have a 2 year old lab named Zelda, she a smaller lab, about 55 pounds. I have had her since the beginning, and she has been through Puppy Training and Intermediate Training at Petsmart. There is only one problem....she is very timid around other humans and dogs. She has always been...
  16. Scared Foster Dog

    General Dog Forum
    Hello. My husband and I are fostering a cute little cattle dog. She is about 1 year old. She was picked up as a stray and is so scared. We set her up a nice little cave in her crate, we leave the door open so that she can come out if she wants, but she hides at the back of the crate. We have...
  17. Dogs fighting

    Dog Training Forum
    Hello, I own two dogs. Prince (a 19 year old Peek-a-poo) and Scruffy (an approx. 2 year old laso-apso). For the most part they have gotten along, a couple minor scuffles but nothing I couldn't control. Then suddenly, for seemingly no reason, scruffy attacked prince, and continued biting him even...
  18. Scared Little guy!

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Hi there, I'm a first time pup owner, so forgive me if these questions seem obvious! I adopted my pup 2.5 weeks ago- he is 8months old and a shih tzu/yorkie/poodle mix. Adorable of course! When I first got him, he was TERRIFIED. He hid everywhere and would shake (poor guy!) I continued to...
  19. My dog is shaking and yelping over nothing

    Dog Health Questions
    Hey guys, would anybody know whats starting this. She's an 11 year old Lurcher (GreyhoundXCollie) and shes been shaking for months now but the yelping's only recent. Last night she looked cold so i told her to get on my blankets and she went to the wrong side and when i softly tried to re direct...
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