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  1. Dog v stressed when we go out on a walk

    Dog Training and Behavior
    My parents recently got a female 2 year old cairn terrier rescue called Sooty. She's a very loving dog and did well at doggy training but she is quite anxious and stressed, particularly when leaving the house to go on a walk. Whenever we get the leads ready she goes beserk, barking and attacking...
  2. Sleeping Arrangements

    New Additions
    My husband and I recently adopted an almost 2 year old great dane. He is crate trained but doesn't love going in his crate and he will cry a little. Today I found him in my first dogs crate sleeping happily. This made me think to try putting a blanket that smells like my other dog in his crate...
  3. Dog Behavior: Demand Barking VS Cabin Fever? Early Morning Problem

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello, Profile: My wife and I have a 4 year old black lab and a 4 year old min pin that we love to death. I work an odd schedule that can fluctuate from parts of the year, but for the last year I have been working from 6:00AM to around 5:00PM. My wife works as an independent contractor so she...
  4. Puppy Acting Anxious At Bed Time

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello, I am new to this site and wanted to ask for some advice on what I should do. A few months ago I got a puppy. We crate trained him and I would just use the crate to put him in at night while I was sleeping since he wasn't potty trained yet. Now he is potty trained so I haven't been...
  5. How to deal with my dog's sudden anxiety?

    Dog Training and Behavior
    So I own a 2 year old harlequin great dane named Odd Thomas that has always been a bit of a crazy boy. His temperment is much more similar to a young labrador than the typical behavor of the other great danes I have owned. But recently his spazzyness has gone up to a whole new level and has me...
  6. Foster Frug gets anxious and attacks wife

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi, we began fostering a frug (frenchie/pug) 3 weeks ago. He is just 3 yrs and a sweety. Totally bonded with me, however... He will come visit my wife, she will pet an be close to him. He is good for a minute, then he gets an uncomfortable look in his eyes, growls for 2-3 seconds then attacks...
  7. 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...
  8. Dog gets over excited/anxious in public - HELP!!!

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi all I am new to this forum and have joined in the hope I can get some help for my dogs behaivour when we are out. He is a 2 year old cavalier King Charles spaniel. At home he is the perfect dog - no toilet problems, very calm and knows what's expected of him however when we go out to a public...
  9. Trucker's Training Jouney

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Decided to start a training journal to track Trucker's journey from the completely petrified dog he was when I adopted him to the dog I know he will be one day :). Here is my reminder of where it all began: I was looking for a "friend" for my 4 year old cat, Galileo and I knew I wanted a...
  10. Trucker's "Grown Human" Fear

    Dog Training and Behavior
    I adopted Trucker a little less than a month ago, he has some horrors in his past (not exactly sure what but they are there). This poor baby came to me with scars on his hind legs where it looks like he has been whipped and he cowers at everything. We have been slowly been making improvements...
  11. American Pit/Boxer mix barking/whining for attention

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello all. I have a 14 month old Pitbull/Boxer mix that was adopted a little more than a month ago. He is up to date on all of his vaccines, is neutered, and has exceptional behavior. He likes to bark/whine while residing outside the door for a room/next to my office chair, until he gets...
  12. Anxious and Highly Vigilant

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi there, Our Whippet/Doberman mix (3 years old) is causing problems on walks and in the home. On walks, she is constantly and highly vigilant, walking from one side to another, very erratic, barking very aggressively at other dogs, people, noises, shadows, etc. In the home, she is acting the...
  13. Feeling anxious about my new rescue.

    New Additions
    Hello, I'm new to this forum and a new dog dad. After a few years of thinking and planning to get a dog, I finally found a little mutt at a local shelter that I fell for immediately. She's about 9 months old and has a really sweet temperament, I was pretty much hers the second I met her. Being a...
  14. Newly rehomed dog increasingly anxious and won't settle

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Help! We picked up our bitch Freya from a rescue center ten days ago. For the first week she was happy to go to sleep on her bed, was happy to be left and was really easy going, she played and interacted with us and seemed really relaxed. In the last three days she has been increasingly...
  15. Airedale behaviour change after holiday

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello all, First post here. My partner and I have a 1 year old Airedale pup, Panto, who required a fair bit of on going training to get him walking well in addition to general obedience. He is very playful but most of the time did what he was told and rarely barked. We went on a 4 week holiday...
  16. Fearful anxious puppy...

    Dog Training and Behavior
    I have a little Maltese that I adopted when she was 7 wks old....at the time she appeared rather withdrawn but healthy so I assumed she would come out of her shell and be a big love bug like my other Maltese Casper. This little puppy soon to be named Rose has now been in my home for several...
  17. My dog was attacked!

    Dog Training and Behavior
    My dog is a rescue dog and was never any bother when out walking. She could be on the lead or off the lead and she was good as gold, however a few years back we were walking back home when she was on the lead and out of no where another dog came racing towards us and attacked her. As she was...
  18. Our new puppy scares our older dog!

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Firstly, we have an eleven year old Shi-Tsu/Poodle mix named Max that is spoiled, but is a very good dog. We also have had our cat, Puffy, for about seventeen years. She and Max really don't get along because Maxie is either too loud or playful and she tries to attack him... Well, we brought a...
  19. BC mix strange behavior around children

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi there, I have a 19 month old border collie mix. She's not a big fan of people but she never shows aggression and will approach people but shies away from being touched by most strangers. She'll play ball with them all day long but won't approach a person she doesn't know well for any sort of...
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