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  1. Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello everyone! So I am raising a 2 year old Yorkie mix named Shadow. He is my baby boy and I have had him for a year, we celebrated his second birthday in January! However, I have noticed that his behavior is very different from other dogs, so I figured I would seek advice. I don't know much...
  2. Dog Training and Behavior
    So we've had our 10 month german shepherd mix since he was 8 weeks old and have done all positive based training and tried to do as much socialization as COVID would let us. Now he LOVES to meet new people and pups and is generally really friendly. However, sometimes he will ask to be pet (show...
  3. Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello, everyone. I would really appreciate any advice you could give me in my situation if you know anything about aggression in dogs, especially senior dogs. So, I have been living with my boyfriend and his family for almost 4 years and his chihuahua as well. His chihuahua should be about 16...
  4. Dog Training and Behavior
    I have an 6 year old collie, who is extremely gentle with my children and good natured. However, she does not respond well to other dogs, especially if they are younger and smaller. She will not pay other dogs any attention or go up to them when out on a walk but will go for them if they come up...
  5. Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi friends! I adopted a rescue from Aruba - he is 12 weeks (15lbs) and a mutt with likely heritage of Ibizan Hound or Portuguese Podengo. I adopted him when he was just shy of 9 weeks old, so he was very young. He is pretty attached to me, but gaining his confidence and I can tell he is a...
  6. Dog Training and Behavior
    Disclaimer, my girlfriend and I have been together for two years, I’ve lived with her for a year. She has Dysautonomia, or POTS, and got him for the sake of training him to be her service animal. He is extremely smart, 6 months old, but he is a rescue. He is a chocolate lab, and we believe he is...
  7. Dog Training and Behavior
    We just rescued a 3yo Border Collie/Aussie. We were warned he has "resource aggression" and was given up because he bit a child very severely. We have some experience with dog training and hoped we could teach him manners and give him a loving home. He is a moderately energetic dog but we have...
  8. Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi, I have little problem with my GSP. I must admit, he’s spoiled and is allowed lot of things. He’s very nice and friendly dog, but stubborn as hell. But recently he started acting little more aggressive. He started to choose people that he does not like. He growls and barks really...
  9. General Dog Discussion
    Hello! I have a beagle puppy and I’ve had her since she was 8 weeks. She likes to play rough and use her teeth as she is going through her puppy biting phase. When she bites while playing she is never doing it aggressively or meaning to harm. She ate too fast one day and she vomitted which was...
  10. Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello this is my first time going to a forum a little background I have two cats and a dog the cats we have had all my life pretty much Smokey the oldest (she is around 10-11) and sugar the youngest (she is about 8-9) they are very well behaved and then there is our dog river who is 3 she’s a...
  11. New Dogs and Puppies
    Hello, First time poster! Thank you if you decide to comment with any advice or tip bits! I got Lupa (a 2 year old Husky, Australian Shepherd, and German Shepherd mix) 8 months ago from a local shelter here in Indiana. I do not know her background, except that she has been returned twice. At...
  12. Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi Everyone, In a current situation and would like to source out some tips or help around what to do. I have a staffy x what we think cattle dog. He is 4 years old. I have had him since he was 1. He gets along with small dogs or dogs his size however anything over this size he seems to get...
  13. Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello everyone! I have an issue I was hoping I could get help with. I have 3 dogs all male one of which is a new addition to the family. I have a Brittany(Hunter), German Shepard(lucas), and A husky puppy(Solas) of only four months old. When I first got my Husky the other two dogs got along just...
  14. Dog Training and Behavior
    We just adopted a new dog though the springer spaniel rescue that is 8 years old. We do not know much about her background other then she was brought in to the shelter 3 times, her original owner came back to her the first two times but not the third. Over all she is very sweet but whenever I...
  15. Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi, I adopted a 1 year old Pekingese in February of this year. When we first met him he was slightly aggressive with any new people he would meet. My roommates and I attributed it to him just being nervous about his new surroundings. He has gotten better about biting or barking when people come...
  16. Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello fellow pet lovers!:) My dog has been showing a concerning behavior lately. The last couple of weeks she has been active aggressive at the park, i'm not sure why this happening. I take Leia to the park often, about 4-6 times a week. The last few weekends have not gone so smoothly. Leia...
  17. Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello, me and my family adopted a dog 5 months ago. He is 5 or 6 years old, used to be a wanderer before getting into animal shelter, he is a mix, most prominently German shephard I think. We live in rural area with a lot of animals. He absolutely detested the cat of our neighbour and recently...
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