Excessive dog barking? Understand why they do it - alert, playfulness, attention-seeking, anxiety, boredom, other dogs. Teach commands & address causes to control barking.
Prevent destructive chewing. Give appropriate chew toys, keep personal items away, distract and replace, provide exercise to channel energy.
Address dog digging behavior: determine cause, provide exercise, quality time, training. Designate digging area for acceptable behavior.
Separation anxiety: vocalization, destruction, inappropriate elimination. Training, behavior modification, and medication may be needed.
Inappropriate urination and defecation: health check, determine cause (submissive, territorial, anxiety, housebreaking), behavior modification needed.
Begging habit in dogs: avoid encouraging, set boundaries, redirect to designated place during meals, reward good behavior.
Prevent dog chasing: leash or confine, train recall, use distractions, stay alert, focus on training for control.
Stop dog jumping: ignore, turn away, no eye contact, walk away, reward calm behavior. Consistency is key for success.
Understand dog biting: puppies explore, mother teaches bite inhibition. Dogs may bite due to fear, defense, pain, protection, or instinct. Training and socialization are key.
Understanding dog aggression: any breed can show aggression, influenced by history and environment. Breed-specific legislation is not the solution. Consult vet and seek professional help for safety.