Dog Forum banner

anxiety

  1. Will my dog be happier away from me so she can live in the country-side?

    General Dog Discussion
    I moved out of my mom's house to the city 1.5 years ago. Although I am home often (and I have a cat who is friends with my dog and stays home with her when I'm away), I am worried that my dog is not as happy here. I am trying to determine whether she will be happier moving back in with my mom...
  2. Running out of options - anxious, aggressive husky

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Long story, but I'll keep it as short as possible. We got our Siberian husky at 8 weeks old, about 9 months ago, from a family who just decided to let their huskies have puppies. They were not breeders - should've known right then. I know they meant no harm but it was obvious they just wanted...
  3. Extremely stressed out dog

    New Additions
    Hi! I have a new doggie at home and I am seriously crying over him lately. I love Jackie, but I am a little lost - he is soooo stressed. And last week he bit someone. I am unsure on how to help him. Some background about him. He's a more or less 3 year old dog that was taken from his home...
  4. when to give up on a walk.

    Dog Training and Behavior
    We have a shelter heeler/border collie mix who is very timid. Spent 18 of first 21 months of her life in a shelter. She has shown a lot of growth. She is on 20mg of Flouxetine for anxiety. Frequently on morning or evening walks she does fine until spooked by a loud car or voices. At that...
  5. Extreme Seperation Anxiety - HELP!

    Dog Training and Behavior
    I have adopted an English Setter mix from a local shelter. She is about 6 months old. The first day I left her in my laundry/mudroom while I was away at work (about 5 hours) before returning for lunch break. She completely destroyed the room... scratched walls, chewed the door and windows...
  6. Is my dog Anxious?

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hey all! My boyfriend and I adopted a pit/beagle mix named Clyde back in Jan of this year, and he really is a very sweet boy. However, he just really hates people. At first, he was very fearful of me, watching me constantly, growling and snapping if I got too close, etc. He did have parvo...
  7. Sudden and Severe Dog Anxiety

    Introductions
    Hello All, this is my first post here, but I need help. My dog is 12 and I've had him since he was a puppy. He's always been a velcro dog but very laid back. Then one day about 6 weeks ago and got sudden and severe anxiety. He was at home with my daughter and it just came on for seemingly no...
  8. My Yorkie has serious separation anxiety!

    Dog Training and Behavior
    My 9-month-old Yorkie is such a great dog except when she pees and poops in her crate. Her crate is not too big. She doesn't go in her crate at night when we are all sleeping. She only does it when we are gone and shes left in the crate. She has serious anxiety and she always has but I'm...
  9. Chewing + Destroying our house!

    Dog Training and Behavior
    We've taken in Quill (German Pointer x Dane x Bull Arab). He's our 3rd of our big dogs. The first two have been perfect and are just big ol lazy things that sleep most of the day. Quill is 10 months old and every since we've got him home, he's been destroying the house on and off. He's chewed...
  10. Sudden Puppy Anxiety

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello! I'm desperate to help my 13 week old Pomeranian, Chihuahua, Corgi mix with her anxiety. We brought her home at 11 weeks and she was a happy and lovely addition to our family. It seems as though she all of a sudden now hates me and hides either under the couch or in her crate all day...
  11. Adult House Broken Dog Reverting to Poop in the house

    Housetraining
    Hi All! I have a 5 year old Goldendoodle who picked up potty training immediately as a puppy. In the last 5 years she has not had any accidents, except when she has been sick. My mother came and stayed over the holidays, and when my mom left, my goldendoodle now poops in the guest room or...
  12. 7mth lab gets anxious inside the house

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi everyone, I have a 7mth old male lab puppy, and he seems to suffer from anxiety whenever he is loose in the house. When we first got him, we crated him at night and used a puppy play pen during the day/night when we weren't able to keep an eye on him. As he got bigger, he got more...
  13. My dog has been suffering from extreme joint and hip pain

    Dog Health
    Nelly is a 13 pound morkie. She has been suffering from joint and hip pain for quite awhile now. I recently found these treats online made from hemp oil. She has been getting a treat a day for the last three weeks. It amazing to see how active she is again and running around with out...
  14. Anxiety to Bells

    Dog Training and Behavior
    My husband and I rescued our sweet pitbull/sharpei mix, Daisy, 2 years ago at roughly the age of 5. It wasn't until long into having her as a part of our family that we noticed she would randomly have anxiety attacks where she would come to us shaking and panting, sometimes trying to find a...
  15. My dog keeps pawing/digging at me

    Dog Health
    For the past several days, my dog has come into a very strange habit. In the middle of the night around 2AM or so, he would go into random fits of digging into not only the bed but my arm, my head, etc. At first I thought he wanted something but after attempting to take him potty, give him...
  16. Puppy with separation anxiety

    Dog Training and Behavior
    I have a dog who was going to be my ESA (Yes I know all he rights an esa has, and that they are NOT service dogs, please no hate about the way I do things.) And my ESA dog started getting snappy and mean I assume because of the stress On her, We got a puppy for me to train as My new ESA and he's...
  17. Dog scared of people

    Dog Training and Behavior
    A few months ago I met a young dog (they said 11 months) at a local rescue group. She is the sweetest dog but she has high anxiety and it took her weeks to come out of her shell for me. At the time we got her, the kids were in school. School is now out for summer and she either hates or is...
  18. 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...
  19. Help with Puppy Separation Anxiety

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Aloha from Hawaii, my wife and I have adopted a 10 week old Beagle/King Charles Cavalier named Henry. Background Info: -We've had Henry for only about 4 days. -We live in an apartment building with decent space for Henry. -Wife and I both work 8 hour jobs but try to take lunch breaks to check...
  20. Dog has dementia, heart problems, arthritis - time to let go?

    Dog Health
    I've read a lot of articles about how to know whether it's time to put a dog to sleep, but I'm still torn about what to do in our particular situation. My pup is 11 years old (a long-haired dachshund mix) who I've had for 8 years. In the past couple of years, he's developed worsening arthritis...
Top