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Lately, my dog has been attacking people out of nowhere. She'll seem to be cool with them at first and then out of nowhere, she'll attack - as if she doesn't like the way they're standing or looking at her. The most common attacks are at our apartment's dog park. One happened just last night: We were the only ones there for a while. Then, a young couple comes in with their little dog. They came in, my dog seemed fine. We stood there talking, then the woman bent down to pet my dog, my dog seemed cool with it. Then we went back to standing around talking and then all of a sudden, my dog attacks the guy out of nowhere! (Explanation of "attacks": She starts off by growling, then lunges at the person, then jumps on the person and looks like she's biting them, but she never actually bites). Luckily, no one has ever been injured, but it's still very stressful and embarrassing. She's been doing this way too frequently lately and I'm getting very tired of it. Please help. I don't have the money for training so I'm trying to seek help online.

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rakehs69

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guys my rott wieler is too cute but like other dogs of the same breed my dog is not aggressive at all. i want it to be a bit aggressive in nature... what should i do

I have two golden retreiver females. One is 1 1/2 years old and the other is 1 year old and they are sisters. I have tried several things including: over the counter anti-poop eating pills, hot sauce, crushed pineapple in the food, pumpkin, meat tenderizer and cottage cheese in their food. I now go out and pick up their poop right after they go but sometimes i miss some and they'll find it. Does anyone have any advise?

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carla

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I have a 6mos old mini schnauzer, Sammy. from the beginning he was great doing very good with house breaking. He slept on the bed never a problem, now literally has stopped his routine. Usually eat and outdoors, does his business back we are fine. Now eat outside for up to 15-20 minutes walks around then just looks at me and wants to go in. We go in and within walking away from him he will very deliberate doe his business. I have started to crate him and he will do it in his crate. He was neutered and that's when this behavior began. His personality just changed I'm angry and don't understand what to due. I've never had a dog that will go in the crate. He has a very deliberate look when he does it. Their personality shows on their face that's what drew it to me. What advise can someone give, because I really worry it's possible a problem of the breeder. 8 playpens with up to 5-6 puppies at different ages inside the dining room of the home. HELP PLEASE

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nascardoglvr

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My dog just swallowed a sock!  It was full dress sock, and I want to know if I should make him vomit or will it just pass?

I have an 11 year old (her bday is today!) german shepard.   I noticed that one of her boobie's is thick and lumpy.  It doesn't seem to bother her at all.

Anyone out there encountered this? 

Thanks,

Teir

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helpme

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My female Yorkie is slightly bigger than my male. She is in heat and has been for a week. She allows him to mount her but he is missing the mark if you know what I mean. Does this mean she is not quite ready and will find a way to match up in a day or two or is the size difference preventing it. She really seems bored with the whole thing. Help I am brand new to this.

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chipperdogSF

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Does anyone have any tips for handling a dog that is obsessed with food?  My dog is constantly in food mode, no matter where he is.  If he is outside, he is eating what ever he can, and when ever food is around, he cant focus on anything else.  Any thoughts on how I can try an break this habit?

Hello!My 15 year poodle has prostate cancer and has been on treatement for almost a year.As of now he can,t move its tail for urination  and poop.Is there any prostetueses to help hold tail up?Thanqs

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Dooger1995

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Caty is from the dog rescue I volunteer with. It's really bothering me that we don't have the slightest idea of what breeds Caty is to tell potential adopters. I recently started thinking she might be a Pit Bull Terrier/Lab mix, but something for those two breeds is NOT lining up. She has to have something else too. Border Collie? I don't know :P

When Caty first came to us, she weighed a healthy 35 lbs. She's been in a couple foster homes and each time she has gained a couple pounds. She just came back from a foster home (they had her for about 3 months) and she has gained at least 15 lbs. Caty now weighs a hefty 60 lbs for such a small statured dog. Definitely needs to lose some weight now that she's back in our director's hands.

Caty is approximately 7 years old. She has a very short glossy brown and white coat. Her tail is like a hook and she has a long nose. Her body is compact and square in proportion. She has a deep chest and high set rose ears. Her bark is kind of raspy and high pitched. She is very mellow and very smart. She is also very athletic. She is really sweet and sensitive and attaches to her people really quick. She's great with other dogs and kids. She likes to chase cats.

What breeds do you think Caty has in her?


Thanks!

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