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Hello everybody. I have a very shy dog, it’s a jug (jack russel x pug) . He is scared about other dogs, scared about loud sounds, he barks at a lot of things, he cannot be touched by other perso
My 1 year old brown and white catahoula pup keeps licking the sole of his front left paw. I took him to the Vet 3 days after noticing him doing this and the vet had no idea what was going on. She pr
I recently got a puppy a mixed breed the father was a labrador, I have been wanting a puppy for a long time and have spent the last year researching which sort to get and what it involves, as well a
I have a Shih-Tzu Maltese that has an annoying problem: any time passerby outside are near and he hears them, he will bark loudly at them. In addition, if anyone rings the doorbell, knocks on the do
I have two dogs. Both of them are corgis and when it comes to personality they are opposites of each other. My oldest is 3 and he’s a bit more calm and more attached to me. My youngest is 1 and he
We have two neutered males. Argos, chocolate lab mix, ours from age 8 weeks to present, completed basic puppy classes, well socialized. Argos is now 1 year old. Shiro, Shiba mix, I trained at home,
We have been teaching stay with “stay” and then “go free.” Our puppy gets a click and treat when she waits until the go free command. She’s gotten really good at it so we progressed to put
I have a lab german shepherd mix. She is a rescue so we figure she is about 3 months old and we've had her half that time. I need help training her to tell us when she has to fo outside. When out ou
When is the best time to stop giving treats for doing learned behaviors? I have a 4 year old mini poodle, we rescued him when he was about 1.5 years old. For example, he certainly understands "sit"
My mum usually sits in the living room with the dog of an evening and the garden is off the back of it. My dog keeps barking into the dead of night and my mum thinks it’s because of a local fox, s
Bill is a big sweetie that we adopted 3 weeks ago. So far he is the definition of gentle giant. He has met plenty of people and dogs inside our home and been an absolute doll to them. For context: H
Hello guys i recently adopted a puppy and he turned out to be a pit/Labrador and his behavior is concerning me a bit, he is 2 months old and he does the regular puppy play but just the other day i w
My sister and her husband recently adopted a rescue in Atlanta, along with a senior lab they already had. They unfortunately don’t have experience introducing dogs and just sort of threw the puppy
My roommate just moved in and her dog has been very possessive and aggressive. The dog has already snapped at my dog twice and growled at me and small bites. I agreed to help her out since she does
Me and my husband got our dog about six months ago. He is a mixed breed dog that we received from a couple that was rehoming him due to their circumstances significantly changing. He is now 18 month
Hey guys, me and fiancé just adopted a dog and she is very well behaved. But she does pull on the leash when she gets excited or there’s other dogs around. What can I do to teach her not to do th
Trying to potty train my 14 week old German Shepherd, she seems to hold her poop in until we get inside! Today, she held it for 2 hours, when she finally went to poop she cried (As though she was be
I need a way to quickly wear my 8 month Klee Kai out in the morning. There's no suitable area around me for a walk (Countryside on a main road). So walks are out as an option. I wouldn't mind a mix
My GSD-Husky, Amelia, is 3 years old and typically very well mannered. We are adopting a young puppy in a few weeks and also moving into a new house during the same time. I’m worried my Amelia wil
CJ and Natasha run Bailey and Ciah through some recall drills at camp. It's so easy to see how much fun both of the dogs are having.
CJ shows a Buddy Bowl and talks about how to use them and why we love them so much we bought two!
Mae loves to run so practicing her "come" command was a lot of fun. In the beginning she runs right past us, but by the end she's going super long distances and her command looks super cle
We take Mae, the catahoula shepherd for a nice early morning walk at Kit Carson Park.
A fun video of Oliver learning to come to us when we call him.
Milly is a crazy (and cute!) puppy with absolutely zero leash manners. In this video we introduce the prong collar to her and practice with it while walking and doing some leash maneuvers. She does
It’s often convenient to park your dog: To crate her while the delivery men bring in your new refrigerator. To have her hold a down-stay, instead of climbing on you and licking your face, while y
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As longtime readers and listeners know, The Dog Trainer steps out with other species from time to time, notably that other species our dogs and us often live with. No, I don’t mean our spouses! I
Over the years, I’ve had occasional requests to train a pet dog as a guard dog, and I’ve always declined as soon as my prospective client explained what, exactly, he hoped his dog could be taugh
You already know the best things to do for your dog: Socialize your puppy. Housetrain. Teach good manners. Spay her or neuter him. Vaccinate against infectious disease
“Trained” is a word that should almost never be used in the past tense. Okay, I’ll give you “housetrained” if your adult dog never eliminates indoors unless he’s s
No matter how comfortable and well run a shelter is, there’s no place like home – if not a permanent home, then a foster home. Someone fostering a litter of puppies can
I’m going to take a guess that you’d rather not find yourself poking through Yelp reviews for a good vet the morning after your dog has kept you up all night having diarrhea. (Yes, my insight is
The northeastern United States, where I live, seems to be having an actual winter for once, and I’m given to understand the same is true of some other regions as well. Since the weather outside is
It’s tempting to say that in an ideal world, our dogs would never put anything in their mouths we didn’t want them to have. In the ideal world, dogs don’t scavenge, they never pick inappropriat
Some clients tell me, with pride, that they never allow their dog on the bed. Some clients tell me, with embarrassment, that their dog sleeps next to them. Some clients tell me, laughing nervously, t
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