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  1. New dog terrified of husband

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Adopted a 10 month old female Pom/mix. We have two large pit bulls and a 13 year old daughter. The new dog loves everyone and we love her. She is terrified of my husband to the point of barking any time he moves or enters the room. I can walk the dog just fine but if my husband has the leash she...
  2. Foster dog barks from living room when we go to other room

    Dog Training and Behavior
    We are fostering a dog, have had him for about 3 weeks and the last few nights he's started barking from the living room when we go to bed. It's been really affecting our sleep. I don't know what to do because all my research says to wait for him to stop barking then reward him, but he stops...
  3. Deaf dog barks for no apparent reason!

    Dog Training and Behavior
    I have a 2 yr old white toy poodle. He is a rescue and I am told he was born deaf. I have had him a year and a half and he has mixed very well with our other animals (4 dogs, 6 cats, 2 goats and a horse). We have had almost no adjustment problems. Recently he has begun to bark and growl at my...
  4. Dog Barking and Growling at Strangers

    Dog Training and Behavior
    My dog was very worried about people and new things in general as a pup. We slowly introduced him to people with positive reinforcement (treats during introductions and pats). He has gotten better, but it takes him a while to fully warm up to people. Once he is comfortable he will be all over...
  5. "Bark and Hold" training a pet

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello! recently I have trained my rescue pup (well not quite a pup about a 20 months old) to Heel and she has learned it very well. I really couldn't be more proud! Before she would bark at about 5% of the people we saw on walks that for some reason she didn't like. And about 80% of dogs she...
  6. Different bark after toxin consumption?

    Dog Health
    Hi. Here is some information of what happened so far. My dog is a 10 month old, 19 pound Jack Russell mix. On monday the 23rd, she consumed a small amount of a pool cleaning chemical from our apartment complex. It was on the sidewalk and I was not able to see it until it was too late :( She was...
  7. My dog's tail suddenly stopped wagging and she doesn't sit on her bottom or bark

    Dog Health
    I have a 3 year old yellow lab, and this afternoon she displayed unusual behaviour- she suddenly ran into the house and curled up under the table where my aunt and I were sitting, and tried to squeeze next to us on the chairs, and she continued to move about like she was panicking. We think she...
  8. New rescue dog won't sleep at night

    Dog Training and Behavior
    We adopted a chihuahua, Barney, from a rescue two weeks ago. He is four years old and was being looked after by a fosterer, who let him sleep in her daughter's bedroom. Bad move! I don't like dogs upstairs, let alone in the bedroom. I already have a 12 year old chihuahua, Charlie, and thought...
  9. Introducing dog to friends

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Yesterday, Molly (G. Shepherd) met a friend of mine when I took him out back to see her. Right away she began barking at him and running away, which she normally doesn't do with new people. Eventually I gave my friend Molly's favorite ball and told him to offer it to her and after about 10 min...
  10. 6 Week Old Puppy (Pitbull) - 3 y.o Aggressive Chihuahua Sister

    Puppy Help
    Hi there! I rescued a 6 week old pitbull puppy on Saturday. I am fully aware this is far too young to have a puppy taken away from their mother, but this dog was in a crate in the sun covered in urine. I had to rescue her. I have a 3 year old Chihuahua and a 5 year old Chihuahua. The 3 year...
  11. What would you do if you were me??

    General Dog Discussion
    Hi guys, I will try to resume it as much as I can. So me and my partner have an adopted GSD mix that is currently 9 months old (we have him since he was 3 months old). He has to stay home alone for 10hours at least every day during weekdays, since both me and my partner work full-time. He...
  12. Older dog with dementia struggling to adapt to new home

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi, I was looking for a bit of advice or any suggestions to help my dog out. He is a 14.5 year old golden labrador. My family has had him since he was a puppy, but he stayed with my Mum when my brother and I went to university, although we have visited regularly and he has stayed at my...
  13. Dogs howling to music!

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi all, We are musicians, and our dogs love to howl along! It doesn't seem to hurt their ears, they usually wag their tails and come close. I have heard it's possibly a pack thing. If you want to witness it, lol, I put it on youtube...!
  14. My dog is always barking!

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi, We have 6 year old, male, west highland white terrier who is always barking. Its not like he's barking at a loud noise or something but he barks even when there is nothing there. Does anyone have any ideas of how we can stop this? Thanks
  15. Dogs barking

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi We have two 5 month old patterdales, brother and sister. They are generally well behaved for their age, have a good sized garden and are fed and played with well. We both work during the day and arrange for walks while we are out and do walk them well twice a day ourselves. We live in a...