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Forum: Dog training - dog behavior February 1st, 2011, 04:01 AM
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Posted By sbtb_eman
Hi maryevaoh, You are doing the right thing...

Hi maryevaoh,

You are doing the right thing with your pup as far as giving it a toy when it is chewing on something not for him. However, from my experience, the dog really learns if you can stop...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior February 1st, 2011, 03:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,292
Posted By sbtb_eman
I saw a lot of dog whisperer and Cesar will get...

I saw a lot of dog whisperer and Cesar will get the dog lying down calm submissive state. Then he brings the other animal but facing away from the dog and he lets the dog sniff the butt. Then still...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior February 25th, 2010, 12:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,820
Posted By sbtb_eman
It sounds like positive reinforcement is way more...

It sounds like positive reinforcement is way more effective and long lasting. Barkbusters seems to be a quick fix that might not be effective on all dogs, especially agressive ones.

I think that...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior February 24th, 2010, 01:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,820
Posted By sbtb_eman
No, I don't know positive reinforcement. I knew...

No, I don't know positive reinforcement. I knew nothing, then I got bark busters. I wanted you to explain the postitive reinforcement for my hypothetical situation. Maybe you did a bit but it was...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior February 23rd, 2010, 02:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,820
Posted By sbtb_eman
Cool I think before you can use the bark buster...

I think before you can use the bark buster methods you need to be established as pack leader. My dog is so not aggressive so I don't have that experience. But the theories I learned from our trainer...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs February 22nd, 2010, 03:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,143
Posted By sbtb_eman
I have an old orange cat (9 years). When we got...

I have an old orange cat (9 years). When we got our first puppy moka (big dog = big puppy) the cat wasn't too interested.

The stair thing happened to me too where I'm trying to call the dog up...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs February 22nd, 2010, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 739
Posted By sbtb_eman
hmm the clicker method eh? Thanks for the idea. ...

hmm the clicker method eh? Thanks for the idea.

what would be the verbal commands that I'm giving her during this time? How much do I repeat the command, how long do I wait before I ignore the...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior February 22nd, 2010, 02:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 582
Posted By sbtb_eman
Exclamation yeah, I also just rememebered, you can kind of...

yeah, I also just rememebered, you can kind of squeeze his cheeks which forces the dog to bite himself, learning that bitting humans hurts him too. Not too hard of course, these dogs are soooo small!!
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior February 22nd, 2010, 06:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 582
Posted By sbtb_eman
We also just got a Bichon Maltese. It looks like...

We also just got a Bichon Maltese. It looks like yours!

We use the BAH technique that we got from Bark Busters. Try to catch them before they start biting feet, like when its starting to go around...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior February 22nd, 2010, 03:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,365
Posted By sbtb_eman
Sounds like she is just getting used to you and...

Sounds like she is just getting used to you and the place. Try to ignore her once in a while.

For the peeing and practice, I was going to say to monitor the water intake more. Control it if...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior February 22nd, 2010, 02:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,486
Posted By sbtb_eman
I would agree with Luckypenny IF the couch was...

I would agree with Luckypenny IF the couch was the only issue. Cricket mentioned also the kleenex issue and chewing other things.

What Dog Dancer said at the beginning I think applies more to this...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior February 22nd, 2010, 02:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,023
Posted By sbtb_eman
Unless your dog does it to make you fall down, it...

Unless your dog does it to make you fall down, it does sound like it is just for attention.

However I believe if you give in and pet or even acknoledge the nose touch from your dog, you are in...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior February 22nd, 2010, 02:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,820
Posted By sbtb_eman
I have Bark Busters. My experience is good. Yes I...

I have Bark Busters. My experience is good. Yes I did pay more but it is for life and they allowed spread out payments with no interest.

You say you knew more than the BB trainer. I think it...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior February 22nd, 2010, 01:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 534
Posted By sbtb_eman
If it is separation anxiety, you can do the crate...

If it is separation anxiety, you can do the crate training but even before that you can just put the dog in another room of the house while you are there. I'd bet it would start barking same as if...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs February 22nd, 2010, 12:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 739
Posted By sbtb_eman
Fetch vs Retrieve

Hi, I'm new, I signed up here because I have this question (problem)

I have a dog around 2 years. I don't know exactly because she was "dropped off" in a forest and I took her in. She is amost 2...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior February 22nd, 2010, 12:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 883
Posted By sbtb_eman
I was going to say it could be because of urin...

I was going to say it could be because of urin infection but you say you got that checked.

I was also going to say that it could be poor diet as wolves will often eat deer droppings in order to...
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