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  1. High anxiety with fireworks, thunderstorms, and loud noises

    Dog Training and Behavior
    I have a 10 year old Basset Hound. She has always been scared of thunderstorms and fireworks but she has gotten markedly worse the past 4 months. We used to walk around the block every night. One night a few months ago we were walking and she heard 2 loud pops, like gun shots. She immediately...
  2. 7 month old lab/wired-hair pointer griffon mix peeing in house, please help

    Hello! I am so glad I found this amazing dog community. My husband and I have been looking to join a dog forum after adopting our most recent addition to the family. A week ago we brought home Annie. Annie is a 9 month old Lab/Wire-haired Pointer Griffon mix. She was an owner surrender at our...
  3. Just seperation anxiety or something else? Lab I dogsit excited/anxious after walk

    Dog Training and Behavior
    This is my 6th day dog sitting an unspayed female black lab of 1,5 years old. Her owners told me she isn't usually home alone and that she needs regular walks or sometimes destroys house slippers or poops inside the house. She is very sweet and mild mannered but she has been having bouts of...
  4. Nervous behavior and excessive barking

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi there! I'm new here, and thought this would be a good forum to ask for some help. I have two dogs: Callie, a labrador-pit mix, and Buster, a purebred lab, though technically I am not their owner. We're all in the same household, though. Our pack order is alpha female human, alpha male human...
  5. My puppy is pacing and whining

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hey, all. I'm a new dog mom... adopted my now-10-month Louise from a shelter this summer and she's the first dog I've ever owned. Recently, she's been getting bouts of anxiety where she paces and whines non-stop. Initially, I thought she might need to go out. So I take her out, she goes or...
  6. Behavioral or illness

    Dog Health
    I feel this needs a little background history: My 10 year old mix breed dog has been having on and off "panics" since September 2015. I had recently relocated and knew that the change would take time to adjust to but I think this is more than just adjusting. I stayed with friends upon moving...