Obedience Classes (Rottweiler/Doberman)

– Posted in: Aggression, Between Family Dogs, By Problem, Doberman Pinscher, Dog Behavior Miscellaneous Articles, Rottweiler

Hello Mr. Wade, My daughter adopted a rescue dog a female Rottweiler/Doberman cross, about 2 years old. Stella adapted well, has been to 2 obedient courses and finished at the top of her class! My concern is that she is very dominant and recently had a situation while visiting my other daughter who has a [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]