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  1. Stubborn Hound Won't Walk

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    I have a 8-year-old, beagle/basset rescue, Penny. I've had her for 6 months. I love her to bits, but she's an absolute nightmare to walk. As expected of a hound dog, she loves to sniff sniff sniff. I understand that it's her natural instinct, and judging by her wagging tail, it is her...
  2. Strange Walking on Leash Behavior

    Dog Training Forum
    We have a new two month old Rottweiler with showing some strange behavior when walking on the leash. When we walk him going away from the house he plants his feet, lays downs, pulls, etc...basically not wanting to walk one foot. However, walking back towards the house he walks fine and lots of...
  3. Rescue Dog Terrified to Go Outside

    Dog Training Forum
    Hi there, I'm searching for help about a recent situation involving my new rescue dog, Monty. Monty is a three year old mini Leonberger mix. As of today, he's officially been with us for three weeks. Monty is a rescue dog who spent a year and a half in a hoarding situation, and another year...
  4. Boyfriend has trouble walking our dog

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Hey everyone, Just have a minor question about my new adopted dog. Some background info: Levon, our pup, was found and fostered by a family for about 7 months before we adopted him. When they found him he was injured and dying but they managed to bring him back to a healthy pup! Vet says...
  5. Building a bond

    Dog Training Forum
    Hello all! I hope it's OK to post this in here, I'm new and didn't really feel that it fitted anywhere else. This isn't really about 'training', but I'll give a bit of background so you've got a better idea. My Husband and I moved to Dubai in January, we're both from the UK and have always...
  6. Introducing my Cockapoo puppy

    General Dog Forum
    Hi all I'm new here and new to puppy ownership too! We had a family dog when I was growing up but this is the first dog of my/our very own! Here's a quick video of him on his first walk after all his vaccinations were done, I think he's doing pretty well really - he can be a bit of a crocodile...
  7. Dog won't stop walking around outside

    General Dog Forum
    My dog is a Yorkie and she never used to do this before eventually when she goes outside her normal behavior would be to bark now she rarely barks or just on very few times and won't stop walking around the yard. She only keeps walking in the backyard. In other words we can be hours outside and...
  8. How many times per week should I walk my dogs?

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Hello there folks. How is everyone? I hope you are all doing good. A little info about my two dogs: Golden Retriever, approximately 13 years old, in average/fair physical condition. Not overweight or underweight. Miniature Pinscher, approximately 12 years old, in average/fair physical...
  9. Why does my dog breath heavily so often?

    Dog Health Questions
    My golden retriever, he is approximately 13 years old, is in alright shape. He is not overweight. He is average stature. But for some reason he breaths heavily often. Even when not doing physical activity he will breath heavily. As in he could be just walking about the house & then all of a...
  10. Prong Collars VS Gentle Leads

    Dog Training Forum
    I've seen a couple threads on here about prong collars and a lot of people had a lot of different opinions, which is to be expected for such a controversial subject. I read a lot of yays and nays but didn't see many alternative solutions, just people saying their were 100 alternatives. (Keep in...
  11. Rebel Yells! My puppy screams when I try to lead him.

    Dog Training Forum
    Hi my puppy is 9 weeks or so, I have only just started taking him for walks the last few days. He is getting better confidence and hasn't started jumping at people or dogs yet. Well he sometimes starts to when a girl walks past making squealing sounds like they do when puppies are near but i...
  12. Walking High Prey Driven/Easily Distracted Dog

    Dog Training Forum
    This is long, but the gist is that I have a high prey driven dog that's easily distracted and overstimulated. Every time we move to a new place, it's like starting at square one with the training. I'm at my wit's end and don't know what to do. I have a Border Collie/Australian...
  13. Tips on loose lead walking?

    Dog Training Forum
    I've been trying to train Milo to walk to heel on a loose lead but its proving difficult. We go to a training class but we haven't done much on walking, more so the beginnings of it. He'll sit in the heel position and walk a short distance inside without a lead and usually with but when it gets...
  14. Started Home Alone Training & Puppy Walking

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Hi all, I was just looking for tips with training my 4 month Springer Spaniel to be fine when left alone. I've Google'd around and got a general consensus, but I'd just like to ask a few questions and run what I was planning with a few people before doing it, and thought here would be a great...
  15. Adult dog suddenly won't walk on leash

    Dog Training Forum
    Hi all, I am having a problem with one of my dogs and can't seem to find a solution. She is a 10 year old Miniature Pinscher and she has walked well on a leash since she was a puppy. Recently while on a walk, she suddenly stopped walking and looked a little spooked. I carried her home and...
  16. Euthanasia or Surgery? First Time...Please help.

    Dog Health Questions
    My boy Nickie, 15 years old shitzu, is really going through a tough time. I my self am 25 and since I got him (on x mas eve) we have been inseparable. I tell people (Who may not understand) he's like my son, and I do everything with him...Everything. This is the first time I have had to make...
  17. Stiff back legs, no pain

    Dog Health Questions
    Hey guys I have an 8mo old American foxhound and for a while now I've noticed that she walks with stiff back legs. Sometimes she walks almost like her ancles are tied together, and she basically hops with her back legs. She can sit, run, jump perfectly. Shows zero sign of discomfort or that she...
  18. Harness Problems

    General Dog Forum
    Ok- This is probably the quest for the impossible- but I am wondering if anyone has found a harness that works well for a dog that pulls? We are def. still trying to train her out of this, but sometimes if the treat isn't of high enough value or if the cat/squirrel is just too tempting Tandy...
  19. To Master the Walk....a Journey of Epic Porportions.

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    So, I might just be wanting this to happen to soon. But I have an 11 week old British lab puppy that I have had for 5 days now. So long as I'm consistant he doesn't leave a mess in the house. He does not whine at night and sleeps in his crate. And I can tell him to sit and he will sit with...
  20. New Shepherd Pup Lays Down when going for Walk and Won't Move

    General Dog Forum
    Hello All! I can use some help. We just adopted a 2-3 month old German Shepherd mix pup on Saturday. He is great and getting more comfortable now so his true colors are beginning to shine :) Everytime I take him out to go for a walk, he tends to lay down and not move when I tell him to come. Of...
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