"Ask the Dog Guy" with John Wade

"Ask the Dog Guy" with John Wade

Puppy and Obedience Training Without Food or Fear

Cane Corso (Italian Mastiff)

Cane Corso Considered Aggressive and Unadoptable – Rescued by ‘Rescue’ and Rehomed

– Posted in: Aggression, All Positive AKA Force Free Dog Training, Cane Corso (Italian Mastiff), Columns, Mastiff, Molosser, Newsletters
Cane Corso

Cane Corso Considered Aggressive and Unadoptable Rescued by ‘Rescue’ and Rehomed I just adopted a one yr (approx.) male Cane Corso who was on the kill list at the shelter. He was considered aggressive and unadoptable. He came to the shelter as a stray, adopted out twice, supposedly they were told no other dogs could [...]

Puppy Critical Socialization, Fearful Puppy and Reputable Breeders

– Posted in: Cane Corso (Italian Mastiff), Columns, Mastiff, Molosser, Newsletters
fearful puppy

Why Are Some Puppies Fearful? I have a fearful puppy (four-month-old) cane Corso who I got from a very reputable breeder in New York. I have bonded very well with him and he’s fabulous with me he is also very good with my husband and four kids. The issue that I’m having with him is [...]

Resource Guarding Cane Corso

– Posted in: Cane Corso (Italian Mastiff), Columns, Mastiff, Molosser, Newsletters
resource guarding

Resource Guarding in an 8-month-old Cane Corso Reading all your comments about the Aggression in the Maturing Cane Corso is very interesting. Me and my boyfriend have an 8-month-old Cane Corso, everyone thinks he has a great temperament he loves people, children and dogs but where he is so playful and big we are very cautious [...]

Introducing a New Puppy to an Older Cane Corso

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

I have an 18-month-old male Cane Corso (not neutered)  We also have an 8-year-old English Bulldog (neutered).  I attempted to bring home an 8 week old male Cane Corso and it went awful.  Ruger tried to grab him, growled the whole time, went after him, hair standing straight up the entire day. Would this have [...]