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Charlie The Bichon Frise (13 years old)

Bichon Frise Mauled By Another Dog Now Tentative Around Owner

Sometimes he will flinch when I go to pet him. He never did that before, and while I am undoubtedly reading into his behavior, it feels like he doesn’t fully trust me. He has always been wary that I have ulterior motives when I am sitting on my couch and call to him, I think because he associates that with my giving him the medicine of some kind (he is prone to ear infections with all the hair in his ears.)

But the flinching is new. It doesn’t happen all the time, even much of the time, but does happen occasionally. There is also, it seems, a certain shyness around me.

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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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House Training Cheat Sheet Housetraining

Peeing in the house training

I have a 5 1/2 year old male Bichon Frise that about two years ago lost his house training and started peeing in the house. I had him thoroughly checked for various things at the vet and all possible things were ruled out. My feeling is it is his way of showing he is unhappy …

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Bichon – Poodle Mix Showing Aggression

Hi John, My husband and I rescued a male Bichon/Poodle mix that we named Trace. He’s 13 months old and we’ve had him for about 6 months. I know he was neglected and abused. I am starting to see bad behavior in him. I have another dog that is very gentle and so sweet. We …

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