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  1. 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...
  2. Rescue Dog--Fierce Tennis Ball Agression--to Adopt or Not

    Dog Training and Behavior
    We are "fostering" a 6-year old rescue--a Treeing Walker coonhound mix, Emma, with the intention of adopting her. We've had her with us for 2 weeks. She is the absolute SWEETEST dog inside the house, with us and with other adults. However, she has a fierce tennis ball aggression--she growls...
  3. New dog attacking other dog

    Dog Training and Behavior
    I currently have a 17 pound terrier mix (looks like a rat or smooth fox terrier) he is around 7 years old and has been fine with other dogs. We decided to get another rescue dog. The dog is a retriever/collie mix who is 45 pounds. We got a girl because we've heard boy and girl pairs work best...
  4. Aggressive Alpha Dog - Attacking our other dogs!

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello everyone! I am looking for help with my aggressive alpha dog. We have tried general obedience and he is a good dog when he is in a good mood. But when he gets mad he is belligerent. And because he can be so aggressive, I get a little scared of him myself. He has nipped at my face before...
  5. Belgian Shepherd Suddenly Aggressive!!

    Dog Training and Behavior
    My family and I own a gorgeous Malinois puppy who will be two in November. Until recently, he's been rather well behaved. He'd only get aggressive around us when trying to play or when my mom (the boss) would leave him alone. Honestly I would rather he be aggressive towards me than anyone else...
  6. He's a Terrier! He's attacking! Ideas needed!

    Puppy Help
    Hi again, Okay, here's an example of what I'm trying to deal with on occasion (very unsuccessfully it seems). Cobber's very much a Terrier, and apparently my ankles, jeans cuffs, and shoes are all small rodents to him. We were just out in my yard after a trip to Petco. No clicker (they were...