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Josh asks...

This question is about: Aggression to a dog or other animal or where the dog is aggressive to the owner or a stranger

Max seems to have psychotic episodes of aggression. It's generally triggered when you take something away from him or startle him from behind. He appears possessed for 10-20 seconds and then snaps out of it, almost as if he doesn't realize it happened. It started out as a defensive aggression but lately he's gone on the offensive and is actually attacking.

Danielle asks...

This question is about: Aggression to a dog or other animal or where the dog is aggressive to the owner or a stranger Digging Hyperactivity Jumping up at visitors or the dog jumps up at people on walks Separation Anxiety

I can't get my dog to stop jumping on people and just calm down. I'm at my wits end...help!!! How do I curb this very disturbing issue??

Andrea asks...

This question is about: Aggression to a dog or other animal or where the dog is aggressive to the owner or a stranger Destructive chewing that results in destruction of furniture, woodwork etc Hyperactivity Pulling on the Lead

My puppy bites legs, ankles and hands and chews anything he can find incessantly. Not just nipping but full on hard biting. His response to any sort of discipline is to bite harder or chew more. I remove the object he shouldn't be chewing and he just goes after anything else he can find or starts biting legs or pulling pants. I have tried using the command "no" or "no bite" by itself and when it was apparent that wouldn't work I paired it with the following: distracting with his own toys (which he immediately drops to continue biting or chewing what he wants), shaking a can of change, pet corrector canned air, spray bottle of water, bitter spray (he has had very little response to that), grabbing scruff/collar, holding muzzle, pinning belly up (all of them firmly but gently, mind you) and putting him in a "time out" in the bathroom. Like I said, his response to all of them is to bite or chew harder. He is well behaved in other ways. House breaking is moving along and he picks up on other commands such as "sit" or "lay down" very quickly and does them without hesitation except when he's in the biting or chewing mood. I try to be consistent with every form of discipline I've tried but after a few times he completely ignores it. I am worried about when my nephew wants to play with him. So my question is what else can I try? How can I get him to understand that biting is not an acceptable behavior?

Deb asks...

This question is about: Hyperactivity

When anyone walks out the door she runs after them barking like she is going to eat them up.

Iman asks...

This question is about: Aggression to a dog or other animal or where the dog is aggressive to the owner or a stranger

My dog was fighting with my Friend's dog and my friend tried to break up the fight she pot her leg between the dogs and she got bite .that was an attack ? Do I have to get ride of the dog?

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