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  1. My Rescue Dachshund is marking everything!!

    I just adopted a 4 year old pure-breed dachshund from the Humane Society about a month ago. He is the most loving thing in the world and is the epitome of a lap dog- however i'm having a couple of issues with our training. First, the marking. I have a female rescue dachshund already in the house...
  2. Can you socialize an older dog?

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi, Me and my boyfriend rescued a 1 year old pittie about a year ago and have struggled socializing him with other dogs. Kona (the pittie) is 2 years old now and cannot be around other dogs without severe anxiety. We worry about taking him to a dog park because he is aggressive meeting other...
  3. Help Me - Mini Aussie out of control

    Dog Training and Behavior
    I hope someone can help me out.... I adopted a two year Miniature Australian Shepherd 5 months ago. I thought I could break him of some of his behavioral issues, but I haven't - He does get better at times, but then reverts back. This issues are as follows: 1. Indoors he whines constantly at...
  4. My 10 month german shepherd is aggressive to people

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Please if anyone can help regarding this matter I would be extremely grateful. I am currently 6 months pregnant and have a 10 month old german shepherd. Since we got her she has been a very nervous dog, she has become relaxed and loving to us and anyone introduced to her as a puupy, but HATES...
  5. First Obedience Class? Kind of a Nightmare.

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hey guys - I haven't posted much, so I'll give you a brief description to catch you up to speed. We adopted Burly from the Humane League in early November - he's a Jack Russell/Beagle mix, and at this point he's a few months shy of being two. Indoors, he's extremely well trained - He knows how...
  6. Frustrated Beyond Belief

    Dog Training and Behavior
    About six weeks ago my wife and I, after many years, decided to get a dog. We both grew up with dogs and now, after several years, we finally have a place that is dog friendly. During graduate school we both volunteered at a great no-kill shelter in Pittsburgh called "Animal Friends". They put...
  7. Training Two Dogs

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi! I have a 4 year old 8lb Terrier-mix, and a 3 year old 25lb Schipperke-mix who I love and adore. Life was so much easier when I just had the Terrier - our walks were educational and fun...I could really work on her behavior. Then I fostered Pumpkin (the Schipperke-mix) and could not get...