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Peter asks...

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

my dog is a rescue dog he was adopted out by the county pound once and then returned because of behavior to other dogs in the house. I got him from the shelter 3 weeks ago. he was a good dog during that time. 3 days ago I found abandoned dog at the dog park. I took him home he is 9-12 months in age and a terrier mut there might be some jack Russell in him. he is male also. the problem is that spencer will attack the pup to dominate out of jealously wanting all the attention forb himself. he has attacked 3 times in the last three days. the first time when I was leaving the house with the pup to ake him to the vet. the second and third time were when I was calling both of them over to just snugel.

Amanda 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 there, I adopted my dog Goose when she was 5 months old from the local S.P.C.A. She had always been a very loving, well behaved puppy; but always scared. I had her fully trained and under my leadership by the time she was 10 months. Unfortunately, around the same time, another dog who needed major rehabilitation was brought into our home to be taken care of for a while (a Pit Bull Terrier mix). This dog was very aggressive and dominant and Goose learned to have to protect herself from it at all times, becoming more aggressive and dominant as well. By the time this dog was out of our home back to it's owners, Goose was now doing things she had never done before. Barking at passerby's instead of wanting to be pet, growling at me when I accidentally touched her in her sleep and woke her up, and worst of all fighting uncontrollably at the dog park. I realize that the behavior is caused by fear, she only fights dogs the same size as her or larger. What I don't know is how to undo the damage the Pit Bull has instilled in her to be fearful and aggressive. Please help with ways I can re socialize her without having to get in the middle of fights and other dogs being hurt, as well as stopping the viscous-seeming barking at passerby's of my home (especially if they are walking a dog).

Hannah asks...

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

We have three dogs. We recently just got the thrid and she is about 8 months old. Our older dog roxie is the dominate dog before we brought the new dog in. Roxie is starting fights with the new dog and it's getting out of hand now that we and the other dogs are getting badly injured. How do we stop roxie from attacking the new dog?

Charli 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 Digging Hyperactivity Separation Anxiety

My boyfriend and I are lost on where we should go from here, I have a year old neutered Rottweiler who is very attached to us. We have tried to leave him in his own room in a cage and he stretches the wiring and escapes (he has had 2 cages). He has chew a arch in the bottom of his rooms door and got out. We have a hot tub in the back yard and he chewed the clips off of the sides and the whole leather topping. We then put him in his own fenced in area in the yard which is a big area! He and then started digging under it and he would stretch the wiring and get out of fenced in area and then continued to press his body up against a window and broke the springs out of it and was inside when we opened the door. He is completely behaved and fine when we are home with him he does not destroy anything inside and he doesn't bark or jump. He is dog aggressive, I just really need some advice on what I should do next. rnrnThank you for your time rn-Charli Cornish

Susan asks...

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

I am fostering Fizzy since the Pets Alive shelter had to close 2 weeks ago. He was there 7 years. He is fine with me but definitely shows fear aggression to unfamiliar males. He doesn't charge but will growl and snap as he backs away. I would like to see if he can broken of this. Any thoughts?rnrnSusan

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