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  1. Seeking Advice (Dog v Dog Aggression)

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello there! I have a 1.5 year old male who was recently neutered. Before being neutered he began to display some very unexpected aggression. Since adopting him at 2 months, he has always been possessive and can be food/toy aggressive, but we have worked on it with him and he has gotten much...
  2. Need help with 10 year old Beagle mix with aggression issues.

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello, first time poster. It has come to this, I am in desperate need of help. I came across (long story) adopting a beagle (possible coonhound, we're not sure) mix in may of 2009. He is an awesome dog and I love him very much. However, over the years he has developed aggression issues. I may...
  3. Anxiety or Aggression?

    Dog Training and Behavior
    I have a 5 year old beagle mix, hes been in a couple different homes through out his life so I don't know a lot about his history but he's been in my life for a year and his current owner (my close friend) has decided to give him to me because of his animal aggression... Hell play with our rats...
  4. New Dog Aggression

    New Additions
    Hello! I'm new to this forum, so I'm sorry if this is repetitive/if I'm posting it in the wrong location. Just to give some context, I have two dogs at the moment. One is a six year old female we've had since she was a puppy, the other is a five year old male we just rescued. Both labs. The...
  5. Got a new puppy and oler dog is showing aggression with other dogs

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi! I've been living my with boyfriend and his dog, Rocko, for a year. Rocko is an almost 2 year old 40 lb mutt (Wisdom panel said staffy, German shepherd, and chihuahua). He is a sweet boy, but is incredibly toy driven, to the point of being obsessive, and has shown other obsessive behaviors...
  6. My dog is aggressive with our other dog

    Dog Training and Behavior
    We have a Akita (Sasha) who just recently had puppies. We thought her recent aggression in the past few months was because she was protecting her babies but now that there is only one puppy left in the house (Maxie) and he's 4 months old, I don't think she's being aggressive for the puppies...
  7. Confused about puppy/older dog interaction

    Puppy Help
    Hi again, everyone! I have a question about the interactions happening between my new puppy (Cordie - about 9 weeks old) and our older dog (Lady - around 12 yrs old). Basically, I'm unsure whether or not Lady is starting to develop resentment or something towards Cordie. Lady received Cordie...
  8. Giant Breed Dog is a Bully

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi there, I have a giant breed dog (2.5 yrs) and a large breed (1.5). They are obsessed with one another. We are working at establishing self-confidence in my younger one as she is not confident in social situations without her big brother (they are not litter-mates). My problem is that we...
  9. Aggression Concern in Aussie

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hey everyone! I have decided to post on this site because we have had some recent concerns with our young, male Aussie. He is 7 months old and we have had him for about 3.5 months. He is a fantastic dog at home (minus some hyper moments which are expected, he is a puppy) with my fiance and I...
  10. Three Year Old French Bulldog Aggression

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello all. We've been having some issues with our three year old Frenchie. I've looked up a ton of info online but his issues are pretty specific so I thought I would try here. We got him as an eight week old puppy and went through training and everything was fine for the first year or so. He's...
  11. bullying has turned gentle dog aggressive

    Dog Training and Behavior
    This past October my husband and I relocated to Minneapolis with our 3 year old male pitbull. We moved in with roommates that have 2 dogs. It was a new house to all of us, but the 2 dogs got there about a week before ours did. These two dogs are female, one 50 lb mix (Doberman mix? Very sleek)...
  12. Dog Barking and Growling (and Biting)

    Dog Training and Behavior
    My dog has a habit of barking and growling and lunging at anything with wheels that is moving, including push chairs, cars, bicycles, skateboards, etc; and also people who are running or moving fast. And just today (the reason I've joined this forum), we were in a cafe, and for the first time...
  13. Dog suddenly territorial of me toward her "sister"

    Dog Training and Behavior
    So my question is similar to one that other people have had on this forum but it's different in a few ways so here's the gist: I have two female dogs that have been together, in the same household, for four years. They are (were) never territorial about anything, even food, and we call them...
  14. My dog attacked my Father in law

    Dog Training and Behavior
    I have a 2-3 yo white chihuahua/papillon/pomeranian rescue who we've had for 10 weeks. He's been struggling with separation anxiety and we've have been training that. He's very sweet which is why I have been trying my best to work with him. He loves to just roll on his back and get belly rubs. I...
  15. first time pittie owner needing help with leash walking & resource guarding

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi all, Two days ago I adopted a four year old pit bull mix. He is a very sweet boy, neutered, and loves butt scratches and people. In the house he is generally pretty calm. He is comfortable with me doing pretty much anything to him: touching his belly, lifting and examining his paws, poking...
  16. Multiple cases of Unruly dog behaviour! Please help

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi there. I have adopted two rescue dogs and I am at my ends rope with my dogs. I am desperately searching for help. I have received a threatening letter from animal services regarding my dogs and I don't know how to fix these issues. :( I have a 10 month Husky puppy who is becoming aggressive...
  17. My dog tries to defend me

    Dog Training and Behavior
    My dog is a 6 years old labrador cross. She was rescued from the street when she was 3 months. She's lived with my boyfriend and I since then. She often barks and lunges at people and dogs who approach me. She doesn't defend my boyfriend in the same way though & sometimes seems to think even he...
  18. HELP!!! My dog is aggressive with my roommate!

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello! Unfortunately, this may be a bit of a long thread so I'll try to condense the message as much as I can. I adopted a dog named Jetson back in March (he is now a year old). I immediately noticed that he was a very dominant male dog with a very strong personality. He has surprisingly been a...
  19. Two year old mixed rescue- strange behavior

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello! I apologize that this is quite long. We've talked to vets about our dog but there's never any answers. Blood work and physicals have found nothing. We have a 2 year old mixed rescue dog that we adopted when he was only 12 weeks old. He's a lab/hound/beagle mix according to the people we...
  20. Dog recently started nipping at roommate, and other issues

    Dog Training and Behavior
    I have a small rescue, Lily, they told me she was a wire haired fox terrier mix, about 10 LBS. but my guess would be a Jack Russel Chihuahua mix. I'm no expert however, I got her directly from animal care and control with no knowledge of her background. I got her when she was 3.5 years according...
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