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  1. Change in recent behaviors

    Dog Health
    Hello- looking for some feedback/insight into my dogs new behaviors. We have a 1 year old( just turned 1 last week) lab/chow mix. He has been completely house broken and has always slept in bed with us. A few times within the past week he has woken up in the middle of the night, left the room...
  2. Recently my dog has been hiding in my closet

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Recently my dog has been hiding in my closet whenever i'm not in the room with him, he's never done anything like this before, what should i do? When i enter the room he stays in the closet until i come over there and then leaves and starts panting, otherwise though he seems fine: he is still...
  3. New Apartment Behavior Issues (Countersurfing and Cat Chasing)

    Dog Training and Behavior
    My 1 1/2 (ish) year old Australian Sheppard, Harper, and I just moved into a new apartment a few weeks ago. As I expected, he tried to test his boundaries in the new space quite a bit which included trying to counter-surf. He never really tried this in our previous living environment, but...
  4. Shoe Eating and Other new Bad Behavior - HELP!

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Trucker has a new bad habit, theft! The more comfortable he gets in the house and the more he knows I am not going to beat him when he does wrong the more adventurous he gets. Aghh, he at a shoe last night! And before you say this is a training thing, we are working on formal training but that...
  5. Am. Bulldog growls at me & child (new behavior)

    Dog Training and Behavior
    My American Bulldog is a female named izzy and she will be 6 in July. We rented a few times in various cities so she is used to moving often. The last place we were at we started for about 2.5 years. We just bought a house, a more permanent solution. She never showed any sign of aggression...
  6. And Now the Barking Starts

    Dog Training and Behavior
    I can't say that Cobber never barked before, but I have noticed that just this past week (he's about 4-1/2 mos old now), he has started barking territorially at everyone who walks by and anything he deems new or out of place, and once he starts barking, he won't stop. That's the real issue...
  7. nutered dog humping

    Dog Training and Behavior
    I am pretty new to the forums and I have been lurking a lot. I have learned a lot here and I haven't had a reason to post until now! First off a little back ground. I have two dogs Oppenheimer a lab/pit/hound? mix who is a year and three months I have had him since he was a pup I got from a yard...