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Kimmie28
kimmie28

Posted on September 13, 2009 | 2

I have a 1yr old oldde eng./mas. bull dog mix . I got her when she was 6mos .I have been taking her to the dog park . She is good with socialization with other dogs but when a person she don't know comes up to her she will cower away or snip at them … more ›
Anonymous
anonymous

Posted on September 12, 2009

My eleven year old maltese snaps unprovoked at unpredictable times. I never know when she's going to do it. She absolutely loves me though with every little white hair on her body and I feel the same way towards her. She usually lashes out at childre… more ›
Jen F.
TroubleMaker1

Posted on April 20, 2009 | 4

Our almost three year old shih-tzu Sammy has many fear agression areas - children, strangers, noise, other dogs, new situations. I'm learning a lot from him. We have moved from formal training classes to a behaviorist/vet and medication. We have l… more ›
Bonnie K.
grannygoodwitchfl

Posted on April 20, 2009 | 6

One dog is afraid of the noise the wind makes when it blows through the house. The other is so badly afraid of thunderstorms it breaks our hearts.
christine m.
purplewolf

Posted on April 20, 2009 | 2

Tonto was born at my home.His mother belonged to my room-mate and Nanuke is 1/2 timber wolf so Tonto is 1/4 wolf even though he has no resemblance to mama.There were only 2 in the litter and from the time Tonto was little he would take a tiny nip as … more ›
Ashley R.
penNprose

Posted on April 20, 2009 | 4

My fiance and I adopted a puppy mill rescue dog in Sept. 2008. We knew going into it that he was a little shy, but we began to realize that the people we adopted him from didn't let on as to how deep his fear was seeded. As of now, it seems as thou… more ›
jedder k.
jedder

Posted on April 19, 2009 | 2

My dog Ebby came to me after being in 3 homes and 3 shelters. 1st home, abused, shelter, 2nd home, bit kids, shelter, 3rd home, supposedly rescue foster, took to kennel 1 day and never came back. Then to my home. We had our work cut out for us. Th… more ›
Gleb S.
Carrot

Posted on March 19, 2009 | 19

I found a nice description of leash aggression on the site: kohd.com/kohdystailwaggintips/98164 Leash Aggression in Dogs (dogs who aggress towards other dogs on leash) I get more calls about leash aggression than any other behavior problem.… more ›
Elizabeth C.
ecraver

Posted on March 13, 2009 | 8

Hello Everyone, I am currently working with a dog named Marbles, who is a very sweet but extremely fearful dog. I've enrolled her in a PetSmart class to get her some socialization, but have found that I have a bigger task at hand than I originally t… more ›
Paige R.
phr48

Posted on March 10, 2009 | 3

Cavalier King Charles Spaniels are wonderful dogs, but I did have the bad luck to get one who became increasingly food aggressive. Most of the time, she is as sweet as can be, but when I'm making the dogs' and cats' meals, she turns into a different … more ›
Tiffany P.
tiffanilin

Posted on March 3, 2009 | 2

I have a large dog that just likes to lay around all the time. He sounds scary when he barks But he's just one big couch potato, that is afraid of loud noises anyone else have one of these
Gleb S.
Carrot

Posted on March 2, 2009 | 11

Would you adopt another aggressive/fearful dog? In addition to the one you have...
Roxanne Q.
Friday030

Posted on February 15, 2009 | 2

Hey, I'm Rox, and I always end up keeping fearful animals. Most strays I take in (people tie them up in my yard! ggrrrrr) I get healthy, and get into an adoption program. It's the one with social issues that I don't feel comfortable sending into a … more ›
Sarah O.
Peanutbutter6Ruba5

Posted on February 10, 2009 | 4

I read this in the book Animal in Translation by Dr Temple Grandin and it was repeated in one of Dr Patricia McConnells books. I have worked with an excellent trainer on my dogs issues with fear based aggression towards dogs and people and that one … more ›
mistie E.
Jrcashsmom

Posted on January 25, 2009 | 5

My dog JR, aka baby dog is the sweetest thing ,"to his family" but if someone comes to the door or pulls in our drive he goes crazy and shows his teeth to visitors, my kids can't have friends over because Jr just gets so worked up , Jr is a mixed bre… more ›

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