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Joshua asks...

This question is about: Other

I have two Chihuahuas; A 1 year old named Taco and a 6 week old named Scuttles. Taco was a stray we rescued in our neighborhood about two months ago. He is playful, responsive, and submissive around people, but doesn't seem to get along with other dogs. He isn't violent, but he usually tries to dominate and mount them, and never interacts in a playful way. He is also a constant mounter, and we have him scheduled to be neutered in December. I understood that Chihuahua's usually only get along with other Chihuahua's so I tried introducing Scuttles to him. Again he acts overly dominant and bullying, and not playful at all. Is there anything I can do to encourage appropriate behavior in addition to neutering him? I want both the dogs to be social and comfortable around other dogs.

Dominique asks...

This question is about: Toileting

He never listens to anything we tell him and he always runs and never listens when we say come back and now lately he's been pooping in his crate in the middle of the night and then he laysin it and gets the poop everywhere and even on himself its the most disgusting things and it stinks up the entire house. I just dont think he can be trained.

Tammie asks...

This question is about: Barking at people, dogs, animals, birds or where the dog barks for attention or at the slightest noise Jumping up at visitors or the dog jumps up at people on walks Pulling on the Lead Other

i just got a 2 yr old male fixed weirmaraner a month ago we been going on a bike/ jogging trail that is in between houses. well when we jog by the houses there is a couple houses that have dogs he has been jumping when they bark at us jumping crazy. well the last four times he tries to stop before we get to them and i been having to pull him on by. today a man came by us on a bike from behind us and spoke to me . kavan my dog was ok with that but was a little nervous, then he saw that the man had his dog following him. well kavan crouch down started making this crying bark would not go just that weird noise shaking. when he saw the dog going on he started that jumping i had to just make him turn around and go back. he kept looking back till we got on down the path aways . then he stop about 3 houses from where this little dog lives that barks at him i had to practically drag him on back to the truck he is like 80 pounds and im a 48 yr old woman so u can see it was pretty rough i done know anything about his back ground. just how he is around me and my husband he play with us and is very smart dont act scared with us.. i dont know what to do to help him learn to keep on jogging i need help

Lara 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 rescued strlla about 3 weeks ago. She is great with our family two adults and two kids (15 and 7 bith boys)and has become more comfy in our home. She gets along with our 7 yr male dog and has adapted to the inground fence wonderfully. As she is a rescue we do not know much about her. We have had three occassions when older men have come over ( friends) and she gets very aggressive. My daughter came over and the first meet went great. We want her to feel safe but also cannot allow her to be aggressive with anyone. Where do we begin with her and curbing this and helping her to feel safe.

Brett asks...

This question is about: Toileting

Please help me get my dog to stop peeing/pooping in the house! It is truly like he was reverse house trained. He refuses to go to the bathroom outside. After 30-45 minute walks, the first thing he will do in the house is pee in the living room corner. He waits until I am not looking. I adopted him five weeks ago from a loving foster home where he was outside most of each day. I have exhausted all options and I am at my breaking point.

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