1. Dog Behavior Problems

Archives: Dog Behavior Problems

Why is food delivery so important?

What’s wrong with leaving food out and letting the dog graze throughout the day? Anything that requires an effort is more appreciated. Things that are taken for granted are not…

Feeding Etiquette for a Well Mannered Dog

Teaching your dog to ask politely for food, toys and attention allows you to prevent nuisance behaviors like “begging”. In fact you can replace annoying “begging” by teaching your dog…

Destructive Chewing

Destructive chewing should be considered in context and relationship to when the behavior occurs. If you have a puppy who is teething, the puppy will try to get his teeth…

Separation Anxiety

Separation anxiety is unfortunately not uncommon. Observable behaviors might include: Whining, barking, and howling  Destructive chewing, particularly door, and window frames Attempts to escape any containment area Urinating and defecating…

Barking

Is your dog barking often or uncontrollably? Too much barking can be a major annoyance. If your dog is basically not aggressive then most likely the excessive barking is a…

Dog Pulling on the Leash

Pulling on the leash is a natural behavior. Dogs usually like to explore what is up ahead and all around them. The leash obviously constricts freedom of space. Allowing the…

Jumping and Nipping

Jumping up and nipping are normal dog behaviors among dogs! Of course when humans get into the mix these behaviors can become a lot less cute and, depending on the…