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Robby 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 laying on his bed like normal. I was petting him from nose to top of forehead with the back of my hand. I stopped and he did a couple slow licks on my fingers, and I continued with a pet from nose to top of forehead. Got to the forehead and he whipped around and did one aggressive bite on my finger. He has bit at my daughter for pulling on his ears and his ears were ok, no infection, problems.(daughter is adult). He has hip dysphasia and I was out of town for 5 days.rnThoughts??

Erik asks...

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

So he is a super friendly laid back dog and licks everyone. But, he is a food hound. He will eat anything! If we feed him and a human stands next to him, he is fine, but he usually scarfs down his food fast than my other two dogs and then tries to steal theirs and becomes aggressive, like he's a different animal. So he isn't aggressive in general (he doesn't attack any humans when it comes to food) but will try to steal others and get mean.

Kim asks...

This question is about: Hyperactivity Sibling Rivalry - aggression or fighting between dogs in the same household

We rescued our first dog, Weezy a year and a half ago. Then, 4 months ago we got Baxter. LOVE him...but. When we let them go out to the bathroom he runs right beside Weezy, nipping her, biting and playing with her, running in front of her, chasing her down. She cannot even poop. I make our noise, a harsh AH AH sound. Usually that works. But not with this.rnSo then I start yelling his name, and I have to get in between them and almost Alpah him down to to get him to back off.rnrnHe is also a massive chewer. He does not chew our stuff. I trainined him pretty fast on that one and every two weeks introduce new toys. But I thought I should tell you that in case it plays into the prior behavior issue.

Casey asks...

This question is about: Destructive chewing that results in destruction of furniture, woodwork etc

I have a 1.5 year old shepherd mix rescue with mild separation anxiety. I have tried containing her to a room while I'm at work and she manages to always find something to chew on. From chewing corners off sheets to putting holes in chairs, she is always destructive when I'm gone. She is not food oriented and is not a fan of treats of any kind. I walk her after work for at least 20-30 minutes every day. She had playdates a the park with her puppy friends. I don't know what else to do to stop her destruction. I don't want to have to crate her while I'm at work but that is what it has come to. Do you have any advice?

Rachel asks...

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

Hi I have a dominant staffordshire bull terrier. He is from a rescue centre. We tried to pair him up with a rescue shar pei staff cross and all went well until they were loose together and he got on top of her and tried to dominate her by pinning her ear. Resulting in a scrap. We had given up on him but we are trying one last time with a greyhound bitch. She is so placid and submissive. Any introduction tips or how to let him accept her into the home? Separate rooms?rnrnThank you

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