Côco

My dog picks a random object and starts to growling to everyone and even bit! What can I do? What he trying to say?

He has 2yeas old. he's super sweet, knows how to play, obeys to basic orders, brand diet, goes for a walk 3 days minimum...
Out of no where, he picks a object (T-shirt, sock, towel, shoe,...) runs to one corner of the house and stars to chewing the object. IF SOMEONE GETS NEARBY HE STARTS TO GROWLING AND EVEN BITS!
He is super fine, the next moment he picks the object and goes super aggressive!
What is he trying to show? How can i stop it?
Thanks!


Asked by Côco on Jul 22nd 2013 Tagged play, growling, growl, aggressive, sweet, bit, chewing, branddiet, sock, towel in Behavior & Training
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Tasha (in memory)

I think he wants you to play tug of war with him. Buy a tug toy and see if he does want you to tug while he pulls. If so, only play like this with the specific tug toy you buy for this purpose. Toys like this are rope and have a triangle on one side with a handle for you to hold on to. Most are $5 to $10- not very expensive, and should last for at least a few months. ^_^ Vets 4 pets has a red, white and blue one. You might also try to redirect the behavior with a treat like an Ultra biscuit if it comes an an inopportune time.


Tasha (in memory) answered on 11/11/13. Helpful? Yes/Helpful: No 0 Report this answer