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Behavior Problems in Dogs



 
  • Aggression - Describes different types, and whether or not they are appropriate.
  • Aggressive Behavior - Understanding and working with the problem.
  • Aggressive Behavior List - An email discussion group with trainers and dog owners addressing behavior modification.
  • Behavior Help - A humane society provides articles on understanding and dealing with a number of common problems such as chewing, barking and biting.
  • Behavior Problems and Solutions - Explains the alpha concept, or 'speaking wolf', and how an understanding of this can help with many issues such as barking, digging and jumping up.
  • Behaviour Advice - Free articles offer descriptions and suggestions on issues such as hyperactivity, aggression and digging.
  • Canine Aggression - Education, support and resources for pet owners.
  • Coprophagia - Explains faeces-eating and suggests ways of stopping it.
  • Dealing with Separation Anxiety - Causes of this problem and methods to alleviate it.
  • Dog Behavior - A Humane Society provides free articles on a range of issues from puppy problems to understanding body language.
  • Dog Behaviour.com - A professional trainer in the UK provides free articles on establishing good habits and dealing with bad ones.
  • Dominance - Analysis of the role of this issue in packs and families, together with excerises for controlling it.
  • Excessive Licking - Also known as Acral Lick Dermatitis or Lick Granuloma. Contributing factors are explained and solutions suggested.
  • Fear of Loud Noises - Suggestions for reducing the distress caused by thunder and fireworks.
  • Fearful Dogs - A series of exercises to control this problem.
  • Herbal Remedies for Behavior Problems - An article from the International Veterinary Information Service discusses the evidence for using herbs, flower essences and homeopathic medicine.
  • Hyperactivity - A series of exercises to control this problem.
  • K9 Separation Anxiety - This email discussion group serves as a support group as well as a source of information.
  • Myths and Realities - Explores common misconceptions about the way dogs view their environment, and why they behave as they do.
  • Nasty Habits - Discusses methods of dealing with digging, jumping up, howling, scratching doors, stealing or begging for food, chewing and other misbehaviours.
  • Non-food Ingestion - Known as pica, this can cause serious health problems. The causes and solutions are explained.
  • Pet Behavior Articles at APBC - Members of the Association of Pet Behavior Counsellors in the UK write about problem pets.
  • Possessiveness - Explains how to teach that sharing is OK.
  • Problem Barking - Causes and solutions are suggested.
  • Problem Dogs - Explains why barking, fouling and aggression make some animals a problem for city authorities, then suggests solutions.
  • Relocation Anxiety - Suggestions are given for reducing the ill-effects of a family move, or when a dog is re-homed for any reason.
  • Rescue Dog Behavior Problems - These animals may have particular areas of difficulty.
  • San Francisco SPCA Library - Free pdf articles to download cover many common issues.
  • Separation Anxiety - This article includes a short video ( 2.7 Mb ) showing the typical stages and suggesting solutions.
  • Separation Anxiety - Article explaining avoidance and treatment strategies.
  • Shy Dogs: FAQ - Owners share their experiences and suggestions for dealing with the problem.
  • Stool Eating - A series of exercises to control this activity.
  • Submissive Urination - An explanation of why this is unrelated to housebreaking is accompanied by suggestions for dealing with it.
  • Submissive Urination - The causes are explained and an interactive solution suggested.
  • Tail Chasing - Explains why this is not always a playful activity, and how to stop it causing injury.
  • Thunderphobia - How to recognise and deal with this common characteristic.
  • Training the Dominant Dog - Practical advice on appropriate training methods.
  • Travel Sickness - An explanation is given and a simple solution offered.
  • Understanding Animals - Free articles cover a number of issues and a forum is available for related discussion.
  • Wonderpuppy.net Article

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