1. Dog Behavior Problems

Archives: Dog Behavior Problems

Why are food manners so important?

Most importantly teaching your dog to ask politely for food, toys and attention gives him the opportunity to earn the things he values most in life by displaying polite and…

Increased Focus For Dogs

Just think about what would happen if you had to act on every thought that ran through your mind? You would never be able to focus on a task for…

Feeding Etiquette for a Well Mannered Dog

Why are food manners so important? First of all teaching your dog to ask politely for food, toys and attention teaches your dog impulse control and gives him the opportunity…

Stop 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

A common behavior issue with dogs is separation anxiety. The signs of separation anxiety can take many forms including: Whiningbarkinghowlingchewing thingsurinatingdigging This behavior occurs when you leave him alone in…

Leash Aggression

What is Leash Aggression?Is your dog lunging, barking, snarling or even snapping at others while on the leash? This is sometimes known as leash-reactivity or more commonly known as leash…

Helping Shy and Fearful Dogs

Discovering that your dog is kind of shy or fearful can be frustrating. Often people will ask: What is there to be afraid of? Do you think he had a…

Excessive 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…

Dog Jumping and Nipping

Let’s face it: Jumping up and nipping are normal dog behaviors among dogs! Of course when humans get into the mix these behaviors become a lot less cute and, depending…
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