"Ask the Dog Guy" with John Wade

"Ask the Dog Guy" with John Wade

Puppy and Obedience Training Without Food or Fear

Behavior Problems

Dogzilla

– Posted in: Aggression, Behavior Problems, Columns

Dear John, Our Great Dane is a year old puppy that weighs 170+ pounds. He is a loved family member, along with our other animals (2 cats, 1 parrot). Monk has great respect and compliance for my finance Bob, but he has issues with myself and my step-children. He continuously challenges our pecking order in [...]

Yard Barking

– Posted in: Aggression, Behavior Problems, Columns

Hello Mr WadeI am having a huge problem with my 17 month old German Shepherd barking constantly when he is outside.   He loves to guard, we have invisible fence so he can run the whole yard which is almost an acre in a small town.  I think its a territorial thing and I just can’t [...]

Rough Play

– Posted in: Aggression, Behavior Problems, Columns

Hi John,Our family adopted Hap, a whatever hopped the fence breed sort of dog. Hap can be quite aggressive with other dogs. We enjoy taking him to the off-leash area. However, Hap seems not to realize when another dog has had enough and persists to the point that he has gotten into an actual fight. [...]

The X-Factor

– Posted in: Aggression, Behavior Problems, Columns

Dear John, I’m writing to get a second opinion on a recurring problem I’m having with two of my dogs. I’ll just give you a little background I have four dogs all different breeds. Buddy is a six yr old English Springer Spaniel 66 lbs, Victoria 6 years (7.5 lbs) Toy Rat Terrier Leader of [...]