Dog’s Den

My blog on all things dog

My dog becomes aggressive when we go near his bowl
By dcadmin / January 27, 2019

My dog becomes aggressive when we go near his bowl

Thank you John for your query. Currently your dog Benji does not welcome any approach to his bowl as he...

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How do I help my small skittish dog stay calm when he sees other dogs outside? (answered on Quora)
By dcadmin / November 14, 2018

How do I help my small skittish dog stay calm when he sees other dogs outside? (answered on Quora)

Firstly, you need to build it’s confidence in such situations. One of the common this I see is that the...

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Will getting a 2nd (older) dog teach my 2 year old dog how to behave?
By dcadmin / October 14, 2018

Will getting a 2nd (older) dog teach my 2 year old dog how to behave?

Thanks for this question Kevin. There can be a lot of positives in getting a second dog.  It can provide...

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How can I stop my dog barking at the TV?
By dcadmin / September 14, 2018

How can I stop my dog barking at the TV?

Before I begin I do need to set out my thoughts on barking. For me, barking is not, and should...

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My Dog snarling is lunging and snapping at other dogs. A post from Reddit:
By dcadmin / August 14, 2018

My Dog snarling is lunging and snapping at other dogs. A post from Reddit:

Our dog seems to be getting worse with his aggressiveness, to a point where it's becoming a concern around how...

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Is there any way to prevent a Pit Bull/Rottweiler from getting aggressive?
By dcadmin / July 14, 2018

Is there any way to prevent a Pit Bull/Rottweiler from getting aggressive?

Yes. Calm leadership and set routine in it’s environment coupled with consistency in instruction and plenty of mental stimulation. I...

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My dog is marking (urinating) in pet shops & dog cafe’s etc
By dcadmin / June 14, 2018

My dog is marking (urinating) in pet shops & dog cafe’s etc

Dog marking is a big and common issue.  The common link in the (indoor) places that your dog 'marks' are...

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Get the space your nervous dog deserves!
By dcadmin / April 14, 2018

Get the space your nervous dog deserves!

Tired of other dog owners letting their dog run over to your nervous dog? Why not get the message across...

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How can I stop my dog from eating stones and pebbles from the ground?
By dcadmin / February 14, 2018

How can I stop my dog from eating stones and pebbles from the ground?

Hi Gillian, Thank you for your enquiry.  Eating items from the ground (grazing) is quite a common issue for dogs,...

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I am scared to let my dog socialise with other dogs
By dcadmin / January 14, 2018

I am scared to let my dog socialise with other dogs

I received the following from one of my clients which I think may be of interest to other dog owners....

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