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  1. Should I get a 2nd puppy for my hyperactive puppy?

    Dog Training and Behavior
    To tell you the truth, I don't like the idea of getting another puppy when the current one is still 5 months However, I have no idea how to deal with her non-ending energy. The ones who are TRULY stressed out are my cats. She wants to play all the time but doesn't want her toys and wants to...
  2. Extreme Over Activity!

    Dog Training and Behavior
    I am at my wits end!! I have a 3 year old fixed male boxer. He is the most hyperactive dog I have ever seen! I am a stay at home wife soon to have a newborn in 6 months and I do not think I can deal with a baby and a dog who acts like a baby. I take him for 5 10 minute walks a day and at least 4...
  3. How to calm a hyperactive dog?

    Dog Training and Behavior
    My family and I adopted an Australian Shepard today (July 3rd). She is a 1 year old female dog; her name is trixie. We have another dog named Ellie; she is a 12 year old Chihuahua mixed dog. At the kennel both dogs seemed to behave with each other. The adoption kennel wanted to make sure that...
  4. Anxiety related to too much exercise??

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Last week I adopted a 2 yr old cattle dog/boxer mix. I LOVE him. His name is Chicken. He is inexhaustible. He is great with other dogs, great with kids and wants to be great with my cat (although his energy is VERY alarming to my cat who has turned suddenly aggressive - separate issue though)...
  5. New 9 Month Training Help

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello DogForum! I am extremely new to this forum and so firstly I apologize for any posting errors, e. that I make; but I think this forum will be extremely helpful in the future for me and my dog, Damon. Firstly some background - I am a very new dog owner. I watched (cared for) dogs all...
  6. Our puppy unfocused and hyper

    Dog Training and Behavior
    We have a 3 month old terrier mix that we just adopted 3 days ago. SHe learns pretty fast and is a sweetheart. We are working on sit, stay, potty training, separation anxiety issues and going inside her crate. When it comes to the training, she has a short attention span so i do the sit and...
  7. Bichon Frise hyperactive

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi all, I have a 10 year old female cockapoo and a 2 year old male Bichon Frise. Our cockapoo is spayed but our Bichon is not neutered. Our problem is that the Bichon (Toby) since he is still basically a puppy is hyperactive and will not leave our cockapoo (Tootsie) alone. He wants to play...
  8. Toys For Hyperactive & Destructive Dog

    Dog Gear and Supplies
    I have an EXTREMELY hyperactive, destructive German Shepard/ Lab Mix. I've tried various toys but he destroys them in minutes. I've found a variety of "tough toys online" but was wondering if anyone has had luck with anything specific? I need to keep his mind busy throughout the day... he gets...