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Getting Ready For an "Evaluation"

I'm actually pretty excited.  The first trainer is coming on Wednesday for a consultation/evaluation on Tori.  She sent me a four page questionnaire to fill out about Tori from her eating habits right down to her behavior.  I thought this was great s

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In My Search For Help....

I posted this in the Anxiety group as well as on the main forum, but figured I'd try and reach as many as I can...
     While looking for behaviorists/trainers to help us with Tori's barking craze when visitors come, someone gave me a friend's card.  

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Do They REALLY Know???

I posted this in the forum too, but thought maybe I might get some other views here.....

I know "they" say dogs have no concept of time. When you leave and come home, they greet you the same way whether you've been gone for 5 minutes or 5 days.  So he

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Doodle scared of strangers

Hello...we are having a problem with Cagney being fearful of people he does not know.... he seems to take awhile to warm up to someone even after numerous visits to the house.... Does anyone have any trouble with their Doodle and strangers? Cagney is

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Dominant Puppy Behavior

Our adorable little 13 wk old Banjo has started to show increasingly dominant behavior.  It was pretty clear right from the get go that Banjo was probably the dominant pup of his litter.  We've been very consistent with providing plenty of outdoor an

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Ball Aggression

My 1.5 year old golden doodle Cali is extremely possessive of her ball.  Actually, any ball for that matter, if it's in the vicinity of her mouth.  She used to do just a slight low growl, but now it's pretty extreme growling and snapping at other dog

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