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Jeanne 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 is having a lot of possession issues. He will Bit and attach if you take his toy, food or trash away. He also growls very intensely about being told no or to go somewhere he doesn't want to. He was abused before we got him. At this point he is not safe to have around my kids. can you please give me advice. And info about having someone come help train.

Rachel 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 Separation Anxiety Toileting

Hi there, I have a 2 year old shepherd mix named Rocky. We adopted him in October from animal control and saved him from being used. Since we have had him, we have noticed a lot of behavioral issues. First, he has severe separation anxiety, if you go in another room and close the door he will sit there and cry. Second, when we leave, whether it be for 20 minutes or 4 hours, he lifts his leg and pees outside of his crate. We have to crate him because when we left him out before he tore up our carpet and door trim. We have tried downsizing his cage and all and he still does it. Another issue he has is whenever we take him somewhere that he's not familiar with, his behavior is TERRIBLE. When we take him to the vet, groomer, for a walk, passing other dogs/people on walks, etc. the minute we walk in he will not stop barking and jumping. Last time we took him to the vet he literally barked the whole time to the point where they said next time we should sedate him. He also has a huge jumping problem, whenever he gets excited he will me stop jumping on you. He had a dog trainer come to the house for a couple months, but he only knows things such as sit, lay, paw, etc. but still has horrible behavior. Help!rnThank you,rnRachel

Michael asks...

Lately Leo has started trembling when we take him into business with us .rnThis is new and beginning to concern us. What should we do?

Keshia asks...

This question is about: Separation Anxiety

Every time my husband and I leave the house Mallie barks constantly and damages furniture. How can I fix this where she can be left at home without freaking out?

Daisy 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 have two dogs buddy my Labrador is 4 years old while my lab mix Toby is 3. They been getting into fights lately , first it was over food which I had to seperate the food from each other . now every time my older dog goes near where the younger one is gated by the younger one instigates the fight and growls at my older dog . My question is how do I correct this territorial behavior my young dog has over his side ?

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