Grieving Dog – German Shorthair Pointer

– Posted in: Dog Behavior Miscellaneous Articles, German Shorthaired Pointer, Miscellaneous, Newsletters
Grieving Dog German Shorthaired Pointer

John, we have just lost our 7.5 year old chocolate labrador retriever to hemangiosarcoma. We have a 6 year old German Shorthaired Pointer who has lived with us and our lab his whole life. He is generally fine, but has been more clingy than usual. Is it possible to introduce a new lab puppy to [...]

Worried About Rottweiler, German Shepherd Cross Puppy Behavior vs Adult Behavior

– Posted in: Dog Behavior Miscellaneous Articles, German Shepherd, Miscellaneous, Mixed Breed, Rottweiler

Hello John, I read your column all the time and love it. Just a quick question. I have a Rotty/Shepherd mix that’s just over a year old. I’ve had him since he’s nine weeks old. Since I got him, I and the family has given him nothing but love, tons of socialization to everything and [...]

Come When Called (Golden Retriever/Rottweiler Cross)

– Posted in: ‘All Positive/Purely Positive/Force-Free . . . (Treats, Treats, Treats)’, Clicker Training, Come – No Matter What, Dog Behavior Miscellaneous Articles, Golden Retriever, Miscellaneous, Rottweiler

Hi there, I have a 1.5-year-old Golden Retriever/Rottweiler cross, and he is generally very good but he does have a problem which I don’t seem to be able to fix. While outside he doesn’t always come when called. He knows his name! but he just tunes me out whenever he feels like it. I’ve tried [...]