Anxiety and Fear

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A New Cocker Spaniel That Is Fearful Of Men (Man)

Episode Synopsis Fear of men is more common than you might think and usually entirely avoidable. Often people think it’s due to the dog being abused by what it fears, in this case, males, but the truth is the problem is almost always due to a breeder’s neglect to provide appropriate exposure at the correct …

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Cane Corso 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 …

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Bichon House Soiling

I am at my wit’s end, love my 4-year-old Bichon so much but he pees and defecates at will. I always thought you had to catch them in the act, but lately, I have been scolding and punishing anyway and I hate it because I don’t know if he understands or not. we are an …

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Fearful of Certain Rooms and Dishes

Update (Monday, September 17th, 2018) I’m looking for volunteers to test a theory I have as to what is causing this issue with at least some of the dogs. It may provide a potential and relatively simple and inexpensive treatment. (Or it may be a dead end.) – John ‘Ask The Dog Guy’ Wade Embracing …

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Maturing Cocker Spaniel Puppy is Starting to Bark and Becoming Fearful

Hi John, My cocker spaniel puppy is 4 months old today. We adopted her from a breeder when she was a little over 6 weeks old (but at the time I had thought she was 8 weeks old–it was a miscommunication between us). She’s a wonderful puppy and very easy to train. I waited until …

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