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Mattie asks...

This question is about: Toileting

Hello, I cant get my puppy to stop going potty in the house. He does go outside when we take him out, but he still goes in the house. We will have to get him a new home if he does not stop. PLEASE HELP! I love Bugsy so much, but we may not have a choice. How do we get our puppy to stop going potty in our house?

David 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 a short and stocky 50+ lb. American Bully (Roxanne) we adopted on her last day at a metro Atlanta animal control. Her prey drive is a 10 out of 10. I'm confident in my assumption she was being conditioned to fight. Here is my scenario, I brought my (at the time) 7 year old American Pit Bull Terrier (Trouble) for an introduction at animal control and everything went fine. We already had a pit mix (coco) we were fostering and rehomed roughly a year after bringing in Roxanne. Not long after bringing in Roxanne coco became aggressive toward trouble and it flipped that switch in Roxanne. Coco had 100% of her attention and she was hell bent on attacking. Fortunately we found him a loving home. At no point did Trouble and Roxanne have any issues. They could share a food bowl play an intense game of tug with growling and all. Recently we adopted a bully pup and 3+ months in Roxanne is he'll bent on attacking trouble. I might add trouble is not an alpha and quite submissive to Roxanne and has always been. Please help me remedy this situation of at least help me understand why things turned out this way.

Abigail asks...

This question is about: Hyperactivity Jumping up at visitors or the dog jumps up at people on walks Puppy Management Toileting

I started training my puppy on puppy pads when it was snowing now that it is warmer I want him to go outside to use the bathroom. It just doesn't seem to click for him to do it outside. He is 5 month old border beagle. I live in the country so I don't need to put him on a leash but he will not stay outside on his own. He is also really bad at jumping on people when they first come to my house he doesn't do it to me or my husband only guests. So if you could please tell me what I can do for him to use the bathroom outside and to stay out by myself and the jumping. Thank you for the time!

Daniel asks...

This question is about: Puppy Management Separation Anxiety Toileting Other

Were having kennel issues and what I'm assuming are separation anxiety issues, but worse than with any dog I've ever owned. We used to leave her in her kennel, but she would bark until one of us got home, didn't matter if it was 1 hour or six. Then she learned how to open her kennel, in response we pad locked the top, in response to that, she began to pull towel or her blanket through the door in order to wedge it open so she could escape. Plus, she poops and pees every single time, doesn't matter if we just took her out right before we left, she does it anyways, and then begins to smear it everywhere, on kennel bars, the floor, you name it, everywhere. We have begun kennel training her, but until were more comfortable knowing she won't hurt herself we've been leaving her in the bathroom, same problem. She barks snd claws at the door from the second we leave until the second one of us gets home, and not only that, but today i came home to poop smeared all over every flat surface available for her to smear it on. It's almost as if she's more concerned with the fact that she can't escape than that she's alone. Ay help is appreciated, i'm tired of taking upwards of ant hour to clean poop from everywhere every single time i come home.

Sherilyn asks...

This question is about: Aggression to a dog or other animal or where the dog is aggressive to the owner or a stranger Barking at people, dogs, animals, birds or where the dog barks for attention or at the slightest noise Hyperactivity Separation Anxiety

Poppy barks a lot when we are not home. It is causing a problem with the neighbors.

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