Dog Forum banner

fearful behavior

  1. These dogs fear almost everyone. Can we fix this?

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello everyone! My mom owns 5 small greek domestic dogs. One female who's the mom and the four others are her children (2 generations). They are all adults, the two youngest ones are about 20 months old. We have issues with these younger ones. They trust only my mom and myself, won't even go...
  2. Puppy PTSD Dog/Dog & Dog/Human Attack

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Sorry in advance if this is a long post. I really need help, please, anyone. I've included some background info so hopefully the whole situation can be observed. We have a 17 week old Pomeranian, male, named Baxter. He weighs 8 lbs. Baxter also has a sister - Pepper, our 4-1/2 yr old...
  3. My dog jumps and nips at guest when they move around

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi, My dog, Isaac is great with my family, but he seems to have issues with strangers. I have had a trainer come to my house and it seems to have helped but some problems are still there. My main problem is he jumps on guests and sometimes nips on their clothes and invades their person space...
  4. Why wont my dog come to me?!

    Dog Training and Behavior
    My dog is half mini Aussie Shepherd, half Rat Terrier and is 8 months old. She lives with my roommate and I in our apartment. The last several weeks, she has been completely avoiding me. When my roommate is home, she will cuddle up with her, sit with her, and act happy. But when my roommate...
  5. Trucker's "Grown Human" Fear

    Dog Training and Behavior
    I adopted Trucker a little less than a month ago, he has some horrors in his past (not exactly sure what but they are there). This poor baby came to me with scars on his hind legs where it looks like he has been whipped and he cowers at everything. We have been slowly been making improvements...
  6. Helping my dog adjust to home life after missing 2 years!

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi everyone this is going to be a long post because I really want to give you the full background on Meg and I'm looking for new advice and tips. To start it all off I bought Meg as a puppy I'd finally moved into a large flat with a fenced off yard and wanted a dog since I had never lived...
  7. Fearful after 4th of July fireworks

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello everyone, So yesterday, as my partner took our dog for her afternoon walk around the park, some people went into the park and fired some fireworks. Our dog has not shown any fear at home when fireworks were going on, so my partner thought it would be ok to take her for her walk...