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  1. Re-House Breaking 7 year old toy pomapoo.

    Housetraining
    When my dog was a puppy my boyfriend and I concentrated really hard on house breaking him. After a traumatic event took place for my puppy, separation anxiety became very obvious in our home. With this said, he had no issues with his potty schedule or accidents even after the separation anxiety...
  2. Maltese w/ terrible anxiety, bad habits, uncontrollable peeing/pooping?

    Dog Training and Behavior
    My dog is a 3 year old Maltese named Bentley. I've had him since 8 weeks. I love him to death, but I don't know what to do at the moment.:ponder: I've tried to train him but he has horrible anxiety and bad habits, so I don't know what would break his habits now that he's not a puppy. Here's his...
  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. Is my my new dog clingy?

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello, I adopted a 9 month old puppy yesterday. They told me she is a mastiff/chocolate lab mix, but at 9 months shes 40 pounds so im not sure. I live in an apartment and can not have a dog that barks, I have not left her alone yet for a long time and want to know if you think she is likely to...
  5. Dog pees when home alone, how do I fix this?

    Dog Training and Behavior
    I've had my 6 month maltipoo for about 2 months now. She is normally home alone from 8am-1pm but usually no more than that. She is crated when left home alone and she enjoys her crate when people are home. Usually when I come home she has peed in her crate. She doesnt bark or try to escape the...
  6. Rescued Shepherd Mix Trouble

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi Everyone! My husband and I adopted a German Shepherd mix about three weeks ago. They think she is about 2 years old and she is a sweetheart. Its taking sometime to adjust but I think she is making little improvements everyday. We are also going to start training school on the 18th to work...
  7. Is making my American Bulldog go to Daycare the right thing for her?

    Dog Training and Behavior
    I have a female American Bulldog she is about a 1.5 years old. I have taken her to the dog park a few times and she does fine. She never growls or bites another dog. She kind of just runs around with them. However when we are on the leash she pulls and lunges when she sees other dogs so I never...
  8. 9 w/o puppy cries when in other room or left alone

    New Additions
    I have a 9 week old Bedlington Terrier x Whippet, who is lovely by nature but cries and cries when I'm in another room. I have a relatively close together floor layout with her crate and playspace in the hall and my living room nearby. Whenever I go out for even a short period of time she cries...
  9. Adopted puppy sleeps on his pee- Need help with potty training.

    Housetraining
    Hoping for some advice on a 5 month old Dachshund. I currently have a very well trained 2 year old Chihuaha/dachshund mix. So I know the basics of Potty training and all the tricks and techniques. But I am having trouble with an adopted dog that seems to have lived in very poor conditions and is...
  10. Working and owning a dog: Advice please

    General Dog Discussion
    hello :) I would like some advice and opinions on owning a dog whilst working. I am a freelance illustrator but work part time 10-4, each day of the week. (weekends off) Luckily I work five minutes from home so I will easily be able to make it home on my hour lunch break. I grew up with...
  11. Separation anxiety - kongs help?

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hey guys, I have a purebred rescued lab who has seperation anxiety. I have read that kongs help out. I am trying to get as many ideas on this as possible. Do you leave your dog for more than 2-3 hours alone at your house? Do you crate your dog? Do you use kongs when you are away? Frozen...
  12. Seperation Anxiety & Crate Training Issues

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello, Our rescued golden/hound mix is 11 months old we have had her for 4 months. She was a found as a stray before we rescued her. Our main problem is that she HATES her crate, and has very bad seperation anxiety. She gets lots of exercise (dog park, long walks/jogs, doggie day care) and...
  13. Puppie with anxiety. Any advice?

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hey all, My girlfriend found a puppy on the street about 2 weeks ago. It's sister had been hit by a car. We were told it is roughly 7 months old. It is microchipped and the rescue agency near us was able to contact the original owner. Apparently it has been passed around many times and no...
  14. Escape Proofing a Kennel

    General Dog Discussion
    I have a one year old Pit Bull/American Bull Dog, Hemi, and he has very bad separation anxiety. I've tried putting toys and bones (the big ones from Petco) in the kennel with him, but that only helps for about half an hour. He's onto his fourth one right now, and has had both the metal and...
  15. Hard time potty training 3month Pomeranian & Separation Anxiety

    Housetraining
    Hi, I am having a hard time training my 3 month Pomeranian to alert me that he needs to go outside to the bathroom. I have tried interrupting him while he is pooping & take him outside to finish going but ill wait for up to 30mins & he wont go outside but once he is back inside the house he...
  16. Need help!! urgently!!

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi guys :) Im in desperate need of some help!! I have a 1 year old jack russell which i have had since he was 6 weeks old, he's house trained and is the most loving terrier i've ever met. At the moment we are having real issues with chewing which i think is due to seperation anxiety as he...
  17. New puppy hates being alone, help!

    Puppy Help
    Hi! Brand new to the forum and a brand new puppy owner. Quick intro...new puppy (name: Olive - terrier mix we think), rescue organization estimates about 8 weeks old. US - no dogs before, 2 cats, both work full-time jobs. OK, puppies are babies, they take time, etc. I completely understand...
  18. Newly Adopted Adult Shelter Dog

    New Additions
    Hello All! I recently adopted a 3 year old Lab mix from the SPCA. She has been an absolute dream. She is already house trained, knows "sit" "laydown" "down" "paw" and "crawl" (so cute, let me tell you!). Obviously she was someone's pet and they loved and trained her. She was a stray when she...
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