Training a nervous nelly?

My newly adopted Thor, age 4, just came to me from the pound after having been tossed form home to home and eventually onto the streets. He's a very…

ASKED BY Thor on 9/23/14
TAGGED servicedog, anxiety, fear, training, distraction IN Behavior & Training

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Hard to train rescue dog is very aggressive with other dogs and children... please help?

How do I discipline a rescue dog that is very fear aggressive? Since I adopted him last Feb. he has made a lot of progress in all areas except for…

ASKED BY Member 1233647 on 9/8/14
TAGGED adoption, rescue, fear, aggression, biting, children IN Behavior & Training

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My dog was electrocuted?

Farmer has put up an electric fence on our boundary and my young gsd [18 months] ran into it - she thought i had hurt her. She ran home and won't come…

ASKED BY Member 1219245 on 3/31/14
TAGGED electricfence, fear IN Fears & Phobias

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12 Year old Adopted Stray Miniature Poodle that bite me.…

My husband and I adopted a 12 year old miniature poodle from the shelter 8 months ago. He has bad arthritis in his hips and has a 3 out of 4 heart…

ASKED BY Member 1217542 on 3/23/14
TAGGED biting, fear IN Behavior & Training

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Help with my dog being tense and afraid?

My dog is a Catahoula Leopard. She is almost 4 years old. When i walk her, her tail is always curved up into a C. She is very tense when i walk her…

ASKED BY Member 1216504 on 3/17/14
TAGGED terrified, agression, fear, otherdogs IN Behavior & Training


I have a 1 year old male Blue Heeler and he is very reactive on just about everything?

His name is Murphy and we've been struggling with his reactivity/on-leash aggression for months now. I initially had a trainer, and we were making…

ASKED BY Murphy on 12/5/13
TAGGED reactivity, training, onleashaggression, blueheeler, socialization, fearful, anxious IN Behavior & Training

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Dog is afraid of training? He just runs away from it.…

My dog is nearly 2 years old now. We got him from a rescue center when he was about 6 months, and they got him from a pound. We took him to puppy…

ASKED BY Member 1201085 on 11/23/13
TAGGED training, confidence, nervousness, fear IN Behavior & Training


My dog was attacked by another dog, what should I do to prevent her from becoming fearful of other dogs?

Today my German Pointer x mastiff mix Violet was attacked by a German Shepherd on our daily walk. Both dogs were leashed but unfortunately he ripped…

ASKED BY Violet on 8/20/13
TAGGED dogattack, attack, fear, fearful, bite IN Other Behavior & Training

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