"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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Aggressive Doberman Problem

– Posted in: Columns

I have a male neutered 10 months old aggressive Doberman problem. In the last month he has turned very aggressive towards us. He will lunge and snap at my boyfriend and I, as well as anyone else in the house so no one is aloud to touch him anymore. The rule is “NO TOUCH, NO TALK, [...]

Jumping on Guests

– Posted in: Columns

We have two dogs one a Golden Retriever and the other a Bassett Hound. Whenever quests come into the house they go nuts jumping all over them. We have taken to hooking them up with a leash at a distance back from the door to at least allow our guests to get in the door [...]

Dog Goes Crazy in the Car

– Posted in: Columns

My 2 year snoodle loves to go in the car but by the time we have gone half a block this dog goes crazy in the car. She goes nuts. She wants to be on the drivers lap, she howls and barks and carries on and is extremely distracting and embarrassing. My family lives out [...]

Dog Chases the Cat

– Posted in: Columns

Saturn is my 2-year-old Chihuahua and from day one has wanted to chase my cats – which I have 4 of. 1 out of the 4 she enjoys “play fighting” with. When this dog chases the cat she is absolutely relentless. Every day we probably tell her “NO!” 20-50 times when she goes after him. [...]

Seniors and Dogs

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My husband and I have had cats over 40 years and that last one died in February at the age of 20. Now we’d like to get a dog. This way we can take them with us when we go out for a walk or in the car. Are seniors and dogs a good idea? [...]

Dog Growls Menacingly

– Posted in: Columns

We have a male, fixed Doberman that will soon be three. When someone is lying on the couch, he will come up and lie down beside them, now if someone presses their foot against his leg, or makes contact with his back, then the dog growls menacingly. We have met with some success by grabbing [...]

Great Pyrenees Ignores Female Owner

– Posted in: Columns

I have a 11 month old Great Pyrenees mix. Generally an all around great dog. She has had 2 sessions of training. She listens to my husband but with me, only when she feels like it. When she steals a sock she ignores me or she runs for it or “dead drops”. She is almost [...]

Bulldog Breeding Problems

– Posted in: Breeder Mistakes, British (English) Bulldog, Columns, Newsletters

The following has been requesed as a result of a column I wrote: http://www.askthedogguy.com/english-bulldog-breeding-animal-cruelty-abuse Journal of applied physiology: http://jap.physiology.org/content/63/4/1344.abstract The English bulldog: a natural model of sleep-disordered breathing – J. C. Hendricks, L. R. Kline, R. J. Kovalski, J. A. O’Brien, A. R. Morrison, and A. I. Pack Journal of applied physiology: http://jap.physiology.org/content/63/4/1344.abstract The Effects of Ondansetron [...]