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  1. Possessive Australian cattle dog puppy

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello. I'm new here. I have a 6 month old blue heeler pup. As I'm sure a lot of other cattle dog owners do, we are having some trouble with strangers. When we are somewhere public, like walking on the beach, and she doesn't have time to claim something, she is fine with people. Of course, she...
  2. Alaskan Malamute 8 month old aggression towards my 10 year old son

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi All, I am after some help. We have a lovely 8 month old male Alaskan Malamute. My issue is that my Malamute seems to be having aggression towards my 10 year old son. He quite often growls at him and his tail goes down and whilst I had the dog on his lead and was holding him by the collar...
  3. Unexpected Aggression Towards A Stranger

    Dog Training and Behavior
    I've got a 1yr. old lab/heeler mix, who up until yesterday has been nothing but friendly and gentle towards every living creature (including kittens and even a bunny). She eagerly greets new people, so much so that it's taken some training in patience to prevent her from running up to every...
  4. Aggressive Puppy

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi everyone, this is going to be a long story so please bear with me. My family recently adopted an "8 week" (I actually think the breeder said she's younger than she actually is, maybe closer to 10-11 weeks) old pit puppy and we're having some abnormal aggression issues already. Of course...
  5. My two dogs keep fighting

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello, So We have three dogs in our household two boxers(one about 2 years, the other about 2 and a half years old), and a jack russell terrier (older dog not sure on age). For the past week to two weeks the two boxers randomly start fighting. They're not hurting each other seriously yet (a few...
  6. Aggressive puppy behavior towards Owners

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello everyone! My family just adopted our first puppy, Luna, in early April from a shelter. (There are 5 family members: dad, mom, older sister, me, and younger sister) Luna is a cattle dog/shepherd mix and is currently 8 months old. She's very friendly and has never snarled/snapped at anyone...
  7. Play Aggression and basic obedience

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi everyone! Apologies as this is going to be a long post. Thank you in advance for taking the time to read and provide suggestions. I'm new to this forum so I'll provide a little background information on me and my pup. I adopted a 10 month old dog from a shelter in February. They told me...
  8. Help! my dog is stubborn and aggressive towards me!

    Dog Training and Behavior
    I have a bipolar rascal! He is Dobi, 1.3-year-old 40kg West/East Siberian Laika Cross. Ever since we got him at 3 months old he has been a handful behavior wise. He is obedient and very kind natured when he wants to be but he is just extremely stubborn and hard headed. So the thing is, he draws...
  9. Desperate help dog aggression

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello, I am fairly new to the world of dog. It had been since I was a kid that I have had a puppy. Me and my new husband had moved in together, so we recently picked out our first corgi puppy, Gimli. He is now 7 months old and is smarter than ever. My 14 year old brother lives with me and over...
  10. Help! My dog growls at me then licks me..

    Dog Training and Behavior
    My one and a half year old aussie/minpin/sheltie mix will growl at me even to the point of showing her teeth, then will proceed to intensely lick my hand. She will be sitting next to me on the couch and start growling when I pet her so I will stop and she will physically put herself on my lap...
  11. puppy acts aggressive towards older dog

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello fellow dog owners! I have the following situation... Me and my boyfriend have a one and a half old male rottweiler who is well adjusted, socialized, confident, and generally very nice with other dogs, especially females. He tolerates A LOT from females! Otherwise he also prefers to avoid...
  12. Puppy growling randomly -- part 2

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hey everyone, I posted awhile ago about my 6 month old Australian Shepherd, Emma, having resource gaurding issues with bones, sometimes food, and also acting defensive of me when my roomie enters my room and I am in bed. Since then, I have taken the advice given to me and worked on pouring more...
  13. Seemingly random aggression

    Dog Training and Behavior
    I adopted a male pit/lab mix from the local shelter around 2.5 years ago. He's never been aggressive towards people, but my girlfriend has a male bernese mountain dog mix that he seems to randomly attack. They got along well for the first year after her dog moved in. I have noticed some patterns...
  14. My 4 yr. old dog suddenly agressive towards kids

    Dog Training and Behavior
    We have had a mixed breed (Wheaten Terrier/Golden Retriever), 4 year old female dog that has been great with my kids (13, 11, and 8) since she has been a puppy. We introduced a new puppy (4 month old, male, Jack Russel/Cairn Terrier Mix) about 2 months ago. The dogs seem to get along great...
  15. My dog is agressive towards visiting dogs..

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello all, My bluetick coonhound is well trained & behaved (as far as blueticks go anyway) but his only bad habit is being showing territorial aggression towards other dogs. He is perfectly fine with my parents' dog, who he sees everyday. He has also gone to neighbors' homes and played with...
  16. Older dog lashing out and fighting with our adopted puppy

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Alright... So we have 2 dogs. Georgia, she's almost 7 and is a pit-bull boxer mix and Oliver, hes almost a year old and we adopted him. We don't know exactly what bread he is but we thing hes part great dane and very little part of pit in him (very unsure though). Lately they have been fighting...
  17. Dog turned aggressive

    Dog Training and Behavior
    We have had our wirehair pointing griffon since Dec 2015. He is 16 months old. Never had any problems with aggression. We have spoiled him from the day we got him, not enforcing harsh punishments. In the last few months, he has displayed a few instances of aggression when he has this one...
  18. My girlfriend's dog is aggressive towards me

    New Additions
    My girlfriend and I have been together for almost 3 and a half years. She has recently adopted a dog who was abused as a puppy. He absolutely adores her and follows her everywhere she goes. He has separation anxiety when she is not there and even when I am there he freaks out when she leaves. I...
  19. Very friendly G Doodle becoming aggressive

    Dog Training and Behavior
    We have a large, male, neutered 5 yr old Golden Doodle. For his first 4.5 years we would have described him as the perfect dog but recently he has become a little aggressive with some dogs he meets, whether he is on-leash or off. Formerly, he would attempt to play with about 1 in 20 dogs he...
  20. My aggressive dog meeting a new dog

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Please give me some much-needed advice. My mom is going to be moving in with us this week, along with her dog Rory. My husband and I have two dogs as well, Zoey and Max. Zoey and Rory know each other and get along. However, Rory and Max have met once in the past, and it did not go well...
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