Around Children

Cane Corso Dog Nervous Around Child

– Posted in: Aggression, Anxiety and Fear, Around Children, By Problem, Cane Corso (Italian Mastiff), Dogs and Children, Mastiff, Molosser, Towards Children
dog nervous around child

I recently acquired a 2-year-old female Italian mastiff. She is a great dog, acts great around the adults, but something freaks her out when someone is on the floor. She is great with our 8-year-old grandson but nervous of the 1-year-old who spends a lot of time on the floor, she sometimes abruptly butts him [...]

Options for an Aggressive German Shepherd Dog – Part 2

– Posted in: Aggression, Around Children, By Problem, Dog Behavior Miscellaneous Articles, German Shepherd, Newsletters, Towards Children

Regarding your column: Options for an Aggressive Dog You really are crazy! I’m a Veterinary Technician. Don’t ever say Euthanasia is one of the options for an aggressive dog! Its not. And it shouldn’t be one of your four ridiculous so called “solutions”. I don’t hope to ever see your ridiculous scenarios in your column again. Your title [...]

Options for an Aggressive German Shepherd Dog

– Posted in: Aggression, Around Children, By Problem, Dog Behavior Miscellaneous Articles, German Shepherd, Newsletters, Towards Children, Towards Unfamiliar People

We have a 3 year old German Shepherd. One throw of the rope and she’s a friend forever, if you’re an adult that is. When she gets near a toddler or a small child, she gets very aggressive. Our neighbourhood has a lot of young families and I’m scared to death that if she gets [...]

Food Aggression With a Rottweiler & Hyper Around Babies and Children

– Posted in: Aggression, Around Children, By Problem, Dog Behavior Miscellaneous Articles, Dogs and Children, Resource Guarding, Rottweiler

Dear John, My husband and I have a 2 1/2-year-old Rottweiler, female. She is an amazing dog. We have two serious issues food aggression and she is too rough with babies. We used to go to training when she was 3 months old. She completed the training and went on to do apparatus training. However [...]