Disclaimer: When working on leash aggression, Make sure to consider all options carefully before deciding on how to begin working on your dog’s leash aggression. Following is a reader inquiry to one of my blogs about her dog that is aggressive on leash. Hello, my name is Mary I am in need of help with […]
“Why is my dog not listening to me?” This is one of the most common complaints that I get from dog owners. You can fill in the blank (or blanks – which ever applies) to the statement, “My dog won’t listen to me when I ______!” on this one but rest assured, if not listening […]
It’s true. I admit it. In the past, I would often times catch myself barking (hollering) like a dog at my dogs when I heard them barking. But hey, most folks are just as guilty as me for joining in on the barking dog action. The difference is I should know better, and I do. […]
I recently answered an e-mail from a woman who was frustrated with her barking dog. She described the problem like this, “My dog barks at home constantly. He jumps up at every noise and barks for 10 to 15 minutes. My husband and I call his name and say ‘NO!’ until he stops, but it […]
Chewing is a natural dog behavior. Anyone who has owned a puppy knows they have a drive to chew on anything. But if your adult dog is chewing your stuff, you can have a very expensive dog behavior problem. The key to getting your dog to stop chewing your stuff is to teach him to […]
Discovering that your older, mature dog is house soiling in your home can be frustrating for many dog owners. After eliminating any medical causes, you must take a look at other reasons for this behavior. If your dog has become anxious, this can cause house soiling in a mature dog. Let’s look at how this […]
Does your dog ignore you and not listen to you when you attempt to get him to obey? This is a pretty common dog training complaint with dog owners, but it is also a complaint that is pretty easy to solve. Here’s one way to look at understanding how to make your dog listen to […]
Help your puppy succeed! Learn about their “biting” behavior and how to handle this normal activity.