"Ask the Dog Guy" with John Wade

"Ask the Dog Guy" with John Wade

Puppy and Obedience Training Without Food or Fear

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Is a Cane Corso Right for Me – Asks Woman With Small Children

– Posted in: Cane Corso (Italian Mastiff), Columns, Mastiff, Molosser, Newsletters
Cane Corso with Child

Cane Corso the Right Fit – Maybe Maybe Not Hi John, For the last year I’ve tried to adopt a rescue Cane Corso, but either they weren’t good with children, or the rescue/shelter didn’t have resources to make sure the dog got along with mine/my children. We finally found a breeder we liked (and was [...]

Cane Corso With Dog Aggression and General Unruliness

– Posted in: Aggression, Behavior Problems, Breed, Cane Corso (Italian Mastiff), Columns, Mastiff, Molosser, Newsletters

Hi John, I have a male 13 month old cane corso and I can’t control him when he is around other dogs especially males. When he sees them from far he cries like he wants to play with them, but as soon as he enters the dog park his back hair goes up and start [...]

Household With Multiple Cane Corso Dogs Running Into Problems With Aggression

– Posted in: Aggression, Behavior Problems, Breed, Cane Corso (Italian Mastiff), Columns, Mastiff, Molosser, Newsletters
Peace and Harmony

Hi there! We NOW have 3 corsos.. Dad (4.5 yrs)Mom (3 yrs) and son (1.5 yrs) Father and son have lived together since the pup was 6 weeks old. Both are well socialized and participate in agility training and protection class every weekend. They compete a couple times a year and we show the son. [...]

Cane Corso(s) With Beginnings of Territorial Aggression

– Posted in: Aggression, Breed, Cane Corso (Italian Mastiff), Columns, Mastiff, Molosser, Newsletters
Italian Mastiff - Cane Corso

Dear John, I just ordered your e-book. I ordered it because I have a training situation that I need help with. I have a male Cane Corso 18 months and female 9 months. We have been socializing and training them since they received their vaccinations as puppies. Things were going great, the male has his [...]

Will Cane Corso hurt my dog?

– Posted in: Aggression, Breed, Cane Corso (Italian Mastiff), Columns, Mastiff, Molosser
Cane Corso

Will Other Dog Be Safe Around New Cane Corso? This inquiry came in after the author had read one of my other Cane Corso columns. (http://www.askthedogguy.com/aggression-maturing-cane-corso/) Hi John, I’m currently not a cane corso owner because I’m doing as much research as I can now before getting one. I have 2 questions. First, I have [...]

Aggression Problem in a Maturing Cane Corso

– Posted in: Aggression, Behavior Problems, Breed, Cane Corso (Italian Mastiff), Columns, Mastiff, Molosser

“Some people have recommended that I put him (Cane Corso) down” Hello Mr. Wade, I have a 14-month-old Cane Corso. He a 140 pounds highly energetic, affectionate and fairly protective dog. An obedience school trainer told me he would not benefit from obedience school and would have a better chance with someone like you. He [...]