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  1. 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...
  2. How much attention to give puppy?

    Puppy Help
    Hi all! I have a question about how much attention (petting/playtime/training/etc.) to give my new puppy. She is an 8 week old corgi named Cordie. So far here is our routine: Wake up at 7 and go potty then have breakfast. Play for 15-20 minutes and go potty again. Then, on workdays I am...
  3. 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...
  4. Dog growling or groaning?

    Dog Training and Behavior
    I have a 3 1/2 year old Pitbull/Rotweiler mix. He is growling or groaning at me and I'm not sure why. He make the noise and wants my attention he licks me or rubs his head on me for attention. It's not aggressive behaviour at all. He is very much my husbands dog and doesn't pay much attention to...
  5. dog pees on floor when humans are preoccupied.

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi Guys! I recently adopted an 11 month old rat terrier/lab mix from the shelter. Not much is known of his history as the shelter got him at age 9 months, but he is VERY fearful of many things, including going outside. However, it does mostly appear that he is house trained and for the most...
  6. Why do I stress over how much attention my chihuahua gives me?

    Dog Training and Behavior
    I'd first like to introduce myself. I'm Chris from Georgia. Thanks for allowing me to post here. I have a chihuahua male, one year old and his name is Joey. He has been under my feet since the day I brought him home almost a year ago. I feed, water, bathe him, brush him, treat him, I house...
  7. Occasional Carpet Digging

    Dog Training and Behavior
    A smidgeon of background info: Pikel's a pit/boxer (ish...Humane Society rescue so we aren't sure) mix who's about a year and two or three months old. He generally has no separation anxiety issues that we've noticed - we leave him crated while we're gone and he's fine in there, I've left him...
  8. Help me distract my dog!

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Morning everyone! I was hoping someone could help me with a small problem (not REALLY a problem, but anyway). My 4-month-old puppy, Luna, is incredibly sweet and very attached to her people. She wants to play 100% of the time she's awake, which is great! We have a lot of fun with her. Since she...
  9. Attention outside the home

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi folks! Hoping I can get some input on a big issue I have with my boy here. It's the biggest problem I have with him, maybe even the only. Unfortunately I have no idea what to do about it. Bandit loves people and other dogs, he doesn't have an aggressive bone in his body. In fact, he loves...
  10. Fetch Obsessed!!

    Dog Training and Behavior
    ok..soo..my dog is obsessed with playing fetch! Right when I wake up, fetch. Get out of the shower, Fetch. When we both get back from a good run, FETCH! Im out of breath, why isnt she! :eyeroll: haha! We live in an apartment so i am trying to take her for runs almost everyday to keep her...
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