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How do we stop our dog from being food aggressive?

Our 7-year old black lab/golden retriever mix has always growled and snarled when people come near her and her food or bone. The problem is, our…

ASKED BY Member 1208566 on 1/30/14
TAGGED foodaggression, resourceguarding, kids, children, childrenanddogs, kidsanddogs, foodbowl, boneaggression, growling IN Behavior & Training

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My puppy is 6 months old and guarding his food?

I've currently got a 6 months old black lab / staffy cross for a couple of weeks trial run. He's a beautiful boy but a bit on the skinny side - I got…

ASKED BY Member 1191535 on 9/25/13
TAGGED puppy, food, guarding IN Other Behavior & Training


Bullmastiff Guarding Instincts?

We have an 8 month old Bullmastiff named Annabelle who is the sweetest dog in the world and barks at nothing except our cat. Unfortunately we live…

ASKED BY Annabelle on 5/28/13
TAGGED bullmasdtiff, guardinginstincts, protection, security, defending IN Breeds

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I have a puppy who guards me from my family, humps repeatedly, and has a high level of fear, what can I do to help him?

9 months old male, shelter dog, believed to be a poodle/terrier mix. Saw a dog behaviorist, said humping was nervous humping, and that she had not…

ASKED BY Member 1141990 on 11/24/12
TAGGED aggression, fears, humping, guarding IN Fears & Phobias


How to please the instincts of my Shih-tzu?

I believe their instincts are guarding-related and alert-related. I'm not sure how to engage him in a way that would let him flex the abilities that…

ASKED BY Oru on 9/25/12
TAGGED shihtzu, engage, train, skill, skills, oru, energy, mind, body, insinct, health, guarding, hearing, ability, abilities, speed IN Other Behavior & Training

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Can you rehome a dog that has bit? He's only 1?

My husband and I rescued our dog at just 9 weeks old and unfortunately over the past year he has bite over resource guarding issues with a bone. We no…

ASKED BY Member 1130907 on 9/15/12
TAGGED resource, guarding, rescue, foster, dog, bite, rehome, train IN Fostering a Pet

Beanie McTavish

I have a small rescue dog, terrier, normally sweet,clingy, loving, but growls & scares at me I try to take away his bone?

I have never had a dog who scares me. (We currently have 2 other dogs as well.) He's never bitten me yet, but his growl is very serious and he bares…

ASKED BY Beanie McTavish on 2/9/11
TAGGED resourceguarding, growling, baringteeth IN Behavior & Training


How can i get Diesel to stop gulping down water everytime i fill their bowl?

I try and keep their water bowl full but as soon i as lay down the water Diesel goes over and drinks almost all of it. If Rambo goes over to get a…

ASKED BY Diesel on 5/17/10
TAGGED drinkingtoomuchwater, guardingwater IN Other Food & Nutrition

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