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  1. Introducing new dogs to the house

    Training and Behavior Stickies
    I’m getting a new roommate and they are bringing dogs but I’m afraid that my bigger dog will attack her as she did to other dogs befor 👀
  2. Help! Pyrenees Pup

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    Had my rescue fixed almost 3 weeks ago and now is severely unfriendly with my 6 yo son. The two use to be best pals. He does not pull, push or act any way aggressive with the dog, yet now, my pup won’t allow my son to approach or even be in the same room without intense growling and charging. I...
  3. Sexually Aggressive Female

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    Hi all, I'm the owner of a 3 year old, spayed mut and I've identified a pattern of behavior that she has developed over the past year. I've had her since she was a young pup and I made sure to socialize her as much as possible including semi-weekly daycare and visits with my older sister's dogs...
  4. Help! My dog is turning me into an insomniac

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi, I have an 18 month old Cane Corso- when house training her we used a bell at the door which she rings to go outside (I have to add she is the only large dog I have ever had who will soil her kennel when crated -and yes it’s appropriate size for her not too large) this was even before a bad...
  5. ¿How to deal with Westies prey drive?

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    Hey everybody, I'm so thankful for this forum rn!! A member of my family came to visit me this week, and I told her I was looking for the right puppy to bring home but hadn't had the time to do it (bc of some issues). So a few days ago out of the blue she brings to my apartment a Westie and...
  6. dog behavior after neutering

    Dog Health
    Hey guys , my mom has a new dog , he's a 8 months old Yorkshire terrier who's really friendly and affectionate but he bites ( playful) her feet all the time and he won't stop no matter what , which gets painful sometimes. also im moving in with my mom and i have a dog myself a Yorkshire...
  7. I'm concerned about my fiance's dogs prey instinct

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi, So, my fiance and I are trying to figure out combining our dogs into the same house holds...and I'm finding that I'm really concerned in some areas. I have one small dog, a 9lb miniature aussie, and he has a couple of rescues, a mixed lab at 60 lbs, and a mixed rat terrier...around 30 lbs...
  8. Dog not sleeping through the night- boops furniture loudly

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi all! This is my first time posting on Dog Forum, and I am really hoping I get some advice on my issue! I have a Pitbull/Chow Chow/5 other breeds mix that I got from the shelter a year and a half ago when he was 4 months old. He is overall a great and loving dog, but back in April he started...
  9. Scared dog from a shelter

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello everyone, I am new here and I would like to get your help and opinion about a dog that me and my fiancee took from a shelter. A month ago we went to a shelter to pick up the dog that we chose on the website. He is one year old dog who spent his childhood in a shelter. He was found in a...
  10. Chow Chow - Super puppy?

    General Dog Discussion
    My wife and I had been talking about getting a Chow Chow for about a year, and recently we took the plunge and brought a female brown pup home and named her "Halsey". It's been a surprisingly wonderful experience. I love raising puppies, so the messes and noise don't bother me overmuch. But our...
  11. How to tain a really sweet dog but a dog that has a lot of energy ?

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello guys, (not a former english speaker here, I'll try my best!) I work at an animal shelter. And Im currently caring for Bobba, a young American Staff (1,5 yo). He's there because he doesnt get along with other dogs at all. So he's staying in a cage (relatively large with an exterior part...
  12. Has anyone ever seen this behavior while eating?

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello! My dog is a 1.5 year old Pit/Boxer mix who is typically very nervous around new people. I often have trouble getting him to eat when there are others in the home as he seems to only be comfortable eating when I’m nearby. This morning I noticed a new behavior while I was trying to get...
  13. My Dog Won't Stop Wanting To Train

    Dog Breeds
    I have an adult Shih Tzu. I read that you should make training fun, so I did. I took him for a walk (taught him to sit before crossing the street), worked on sit command, and did scent work. Now he refuses to stop training, and he's been whining at me for about twenty-five minutes now. What...
  14. Dog fighting his partner.....Advice please

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    Hi, we have two beautiful big male dogs, 2,9 y/o Grate pyr and a rescued 3,5 y/o german shepherd mix. They have been together for about 2 1/2 years. About a year ago they start fighting, at first we thougth they where stablishing who was in charge but they didnt hurt each other.The pyr is more...
  15. Help! Friendly dog started...

    Dog Training and Behavior
    My Duck Tolling Retriever mix, who has always been super friendly, and very social, has randomly started to show on-leash aggression. It's like it happened over night. We always take her to breweries and outdoor patios with us and she has started to show her teeth, lunge, bark (which she is not...
  16. Help - Dogs fighting every day ☹️

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    I have two 18 month old French Bulldogs who love each other most of the time. Recently they have started fighting and being aggressive to each other after feeding. It is taking longer for them to calm down than normal and this has only been going on for the last few weeks. They have always been...
  17. Bad leash behavior and jumping

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hey everyone! I am a dog mom to a 1 year old male goldendoodle. He has terrible leash behavior, he is 100 lbs and drags me down the sidewalk. He also jumps all over anyone he sees that is not myself or my husband. He is such a sweet dog, however the behavior is distasteful. I have tried...
  18. My Dog is eating his blanket at night!

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello everyone! I have had my Rhodesian Ridgeback for 1 year now. For the past two nights he has been eating pieces of his blanket and throwing them up in his crate. Other than this behavior, he seems to be acting completely normal, just sleeping a lot. This is the first time I've seen him...
  19. Usually Friendly Dog That Turns On People

    Dog Training and Behavior
    My 10 year old Lhasa Apso is usually well behaved and very loving. There have been several instances though where he has been acting comfortable and friendly towards someone and then all of a sudden snaps and bites them. Over the past 5 years he has bitten friends and family of mine without any...
  20. Volunteer: How Should I Train In-Shelter?

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello! I am a Trainer-in-training, looking for some advice. I currently volunteer all of my free time working at a local animal shelter. However, due to my limited time, I get about a half an hour per dog per week. Many of these dogs are strays or surrenders who don't know basic obedience or...
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