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  1. Dog Training and Behavior
    Long shot. My 2 year old female chihuahua (fixed) absolutely hates the car rides. As soon as the engine starts - she starts panting and shaking real bad. But when I turn it off, magically she stops these behaviours straight away. Also she continues it even when the car is not moving at all...
  2. Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello, I have a 1.5 year old Australian Shepherd/Pit Bull mix. She's super smart and also has a lot of energy. We've had her since she was 4 months old, and unfortunately about after a month of being with us, I was rear ended with her in the car. Thankfully there were no injuries, just an...
  3. Dog Training and Behavior
    My boyfriend's family owns two dogs: an old German Shepherd and a young Pitbull. His dad doesn't believe they ever need their nails trimmed, and their nails have grown excessively. It looks very painful - especially for the old girl who also suffers from arthritis. I am planning on taking them...
  4. Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi all, I've got a bit of a tricky situation. About a week ago I accidentally shut my puppy's tail in the car door -- it's quite long and he flicks it around a lot, must have moved it between me putting him in the car and wrapping it around him and me shutting the door. Anyway, he now...
  5. Dog Training and Behavior
    Seriously. It's not anxiety being in the car. It's anxiety every time we drive by a bunch of trees or any body of water because he thinks it's a park and gets excited. Then when we keep driving past what he perceives as a park, he gets into an anxiety attack panting, barking, going in circles...
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