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Most Popular Questions - Users Found These Most Helpful
I have a GSD who can be quite reactive when on-leash, I’m wondering whether a prong collar would help with this kind of behavior?
Should I let my dog interact more with the neighbors because of the contact they will have, especially the person who may look after him from time to time if something happens or he needs to be looked after for a night if I am traveling?
How can I improve my dog's food drive and motivation?
I trained my dog to be a personal protection dog. He has bit 6 of my friends. What should I do? I don't want to put him down.
What characteristics you would advise looking for in a PTSD service dog prospect in a litter of pups?
What treats to do you use when you train?
I was wondering if you could provide some more information about the Michael Ellis On the Road event that is being held at Leerburg in December.
Any suggestions to curb/minimize barking behavior other than ignoring the behavior?
Should we allow our 4 month old GSD puppy access to water while he’s crated during the day while we are gone?
We rescued a 5 year old dog and for the first couple of weeks he was great. He is now growling at my youngest child and it's getting worse. It's hard to know what to do when all the answers I find on your website refer to buying a video. Is there anything you can suggest? We are willing to try anything.
My dog can sit for hours constantly mouthing a stuffed animal toy. Can you shine some light on what we might be seeing? Is this a nervous tic or a precursor to guarding?
At what age, do you recommend that I begin feeding my puppy bully sticks?
I am a graveyard electrician and I do most of the training and exercising with our puppy. The pup wakes at 2-3am when I get home and is instantly in full "drive" and the results of training her at this time have been phenomenal. But I do not know how healthy this is for her physically and mentally. Any suggestions?
Should my trainer be flanking my 8-month old, just to get her to bite?
My nervous dog won't take a treat, no matter what it is, making it really hard to train. What can I do so that he will take treats?
My 14 month old German Shepherd is usually very playful. About 6 weeks ago we moved and his behavior has changed. He has become cranky and has even snapped at my son. I corrected him strongly and now he just goes in his crate and sleeps. I don’t think he’s sick. Did I break our bond?
I recently acquired a new dog from my son because she nipped my grandbaby. The new dog is not getting along with one of my older dogs. I'm not sure what else to do, please help!
My 4.5 year old dog goes nuts over the vacuum cleaner. Is there any way to train her that the vacuum isn’t for lunch?
I just adopted a 1 year old male German Shepherd and am wondering if the Basic Obedience course is right for me or if I should be looking at a different course.
Our 15 pound peekapoo just killed our 4 pound poodle. Do I need to put the peekapoo down?


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