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Dog and Cats fighting

My Dog Brookie
December 13th, 2010, 09:42 PM
I have a 6 month old puppy and a 4 year old cat and they don't get along.
Does anyone know how i can have my dog stop chasing my cat?

sugarcatmom
December 13th, 2010, 10:25 PM
I have a 6 month old puppy and a 4 year old cat and they don't get along.
Does anyone know how i can have my dog stop chasing my cat?

Tether your dog to you whenever he's in the same room as the cat. Work daily on his obedience and never ever let him chase the cat. Here is a decent article on how to go about desensitizing him to the thrill of the chase: http://www.labadoption.org/wp-content/uploads/Cats.pdf#zoom=100%

Does your cat have a tall cat condo or space on a bookshelf he can escape to to get away from the puppy? A room with a baby gate that's only for him? He needs to have an area that's off limits to the dog so s/he can feel safe in his own home.

My Dog Brookie
December 13th, 2010, 11:13 PM
Thanks for the ideas
My cat does have his own area on top of the cupboards.
We do not let the dog chase him.
We hope he feels safe!