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#31
Dog Prozac may help. I suggest getting on of those small fenced in areas, to put in the yard, they come in various sizes. She's showing signs of protecting you. If you spend time with the new neighbors (children). She may be willing to accept them. But, don't be surprised if she doesn't. If you do give her Prozac. If will take about a month to see effects. I see no reason to put her down. She's only doing what she knows.
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(07-23-2018, 02:32 PM)Jypsie Wrote:
(07-23-2018, 01:53 PM)Road Glide Wrote:
(07-23-2018, 01:49 PM)Guest Wrote: Sonic waves!

This gets our dogs attention pretty well.

https://www.petsmart.com/dog/training-an...13823.html

Of course I also have no problem putting my boot in their asses when they need it, and they do need it from time to time.


This isn’t the same as a shock collar type thing is it?

No, it just emits a harmless sound only dogs can hear. Just to get their attention. Sometimes yelling at dogs encourages them, they think you may be barking along with them. Instead of yelling at them we use this and it usually works. Our rowdy dog knows when I pick it up off the table it's time to cut it out, don't even have to push the button.
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(07-23-2018, 02:31 PM)Debauchery Wrote: Lmao @ the dog being a lover of zebra cakes.

Thank God he liked 'em, otherwise they would have gone into the trash lol.
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Smart dog, I like zebra cakes too. Chuckle
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Go online and look up some dog training sites. Your dog needs to be acclimated to strangers. My dogs are the same way but they are 5 and 6 lb dogs. Easy to hold on to. Your dog needs to be trained. Some dogs need that. Talk to a trainer where you live and if you can afford it, get some lessons. Even if it's just a few lessons so you can get some tips on how to train the dog. But that habit can be broken if you train the dog. I found some links I liked, looked through 3 pages of them but they didn't quite seem like what you wanted. There are some youtubes on how to train dogs you might want to look at. These were the articles I thought you might be interested in. Good luck!!! Have the kids help ya if they are old enough. They can get some of their friends to be the walker-bys.  popnana   All hope is not lost but it will have to be a family effort. Have a family meeting and explain it to them and I bet they will all help you out. Even if your kids are in elementary school. They understand at that age. Hammer the point home as they can see what you have to do to the dog these days. So make it the family task for the next 6 months to acclimate your dog to strangers. If he is used to a crate, put him in the crate at the new home and take him out on a lease only for the first month or so. Acclimate him slowly to the place. You have enough helpers that you can have the dog play in the room and back yard with them for exercise? I hope this helps. I am not a dog expert but I do know that you can train an aggressive dog to adapt to people. An older dog will take more time but it can be done. They are not grown really until they are 3 years old so....  Dancebrian

https://www.whole-dog-journal.com/issues...417-1.html

http://www.paw-rescue.org/PAW/PETTIPS/Do...People.php

https://theonlinedogtrainer.com/doggy-da...-for-dogs/

http://leerburg.com/aggresiv.htm

https://bestfriends.org/resources/aggres...tting-help
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(07-23-2018, 02:33 PM)NightStalker2.0 Wrote: Dog Prozac may help.  I suggest getting on of those small fenced in areas, to put in the yard, they come in various sizes. She's showing signs of protecting you.  If you spend time with the new neighbors (children). She may be willing to accept them. But, don't be surprised if she doesn't.  If you do give her Prozac. If will take about a month to see effects.  I see no reason to put her down. She's only doing what she knows.

I have never thought of a fence within a fence!

I also never will leave her outside unattended even if there is a fence. It’s impossible to catch her alarm barking if I’m not right there to redirect.


Euthanizing her never crossed my mind until that rescue had said it. She’s never bitten anyone, so it seemed extreme.
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(07-23-2018, 02:46 PM)sybdragon Wrote: Go online and look up some dog training sites. Your dog needs to be acclimated to strangers. My dogs are the same way but they are 5 and 6 lb dogs. Easy to hold on to. Your dog needs to be trained. Some dogs need that. Talk to a trainer where you live and if you can afford it, get some lessons. Even if it's just a few lessons so you can get some tips on how to train the dog. But that habit can be broken if you train the dog. I found some links I liked, looked through 3 pages of them but they didn't quite seem like what you wanted. There are some youtubes on how to train dogs you might want to look at. These were the articles I thought you might be interested in. Good luck!!! Have the kids help ya if they are old enough. They can get some of their friends to be the walker-bys.  popnana   All hope is not lost but it will have to be a family effort. Have a family meeting and explain it to them and I bet they will all help you out. Even if your kids are in elementary school. They understand at that age. Hammer the point home as they can see what you have to do to the dog these days. So make it the family task for the next 6 months to acclimate your dog to strangers. If he is used to a crate, put him in the crate at the new home and take him out on a lease only for the first month or so. Acclimate him slowly to the place. You have enough helpers that you can have the dog play in the room and back yard with them for exercise? I hope this helps. I am not a dog expert but I do know that you can train an aggressive dog to adapt to people. An older dog will take more time but it can be done. They are not grown really until they are 3 years old so....  Dancebrian

https://www.whole-dog-journal.com/issues...417-1.html

http://www.paw-rescue.org/PAW/PETTIPS/Do...People.php

https://theonlinedogtrainer.com/doggy-da...-for-dogs/

http://leerburg.com/aggresiv.htm

https://bestfriends.org/resources/aggres...tting-help


Thank you for the links!

We have been playing the doorbell game for about 20 minutes and I’m already seeing some positive responses.

I just don’t know how much pepperoni I have on hand. :)
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(07-23-2018, 01:53 PM)Guest Wrote:
(07-23-2018, 01:48 PM)unclelunatic Wrote:
(07-23-2018, 01:47 PM)Guest Wrote: Dogs shouldn't be raised by women and this is why.

I disagree with this.

There are plenty of men and women who should not raise dogs.
I've seen plenty of men and women who can and have raised dogs.

Probably best to not generalize 50% of the entire population due to your own ignorance.

I've seen lots of women who have raised dogs that became aggressive because the woman never popped her titty out the dogs mouth.

I've seen no dog raised by a man that was aggressive.

Best not to generalize 100% of the population based on your own ignorance.

Ummm.... wut? Lmao
Have you spoken to her vet? Ask them but stay away from meds if you can. Try doing a search on Ceasar Milan's blog.There are methods to re wire her.Training wont help here and Cesar is good at the behavioral stuff more than actual training.I swear by him. Heartflowers She's been traumatized to no end and just like a human,she reacts to that.Hugs
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(07-23-2018, 03:05 PM)Jypsie Wrote:
(07-23-2018, 02:46 PM)sybdragon Wrote: Go online and look up some dog training sites. Your dog needs to be acclimated to strangers. My dogs are the same way but they are 5 and 6 lb dogs. Easy to hold on to. Your dog needs to be trained. Some dogs need that. Talk to a trainer where you live and if you can afford it, get some lessons. Even if it's just a few lessons so you can get some tips on how to train the dog. But that habit can be broken if you train the dog. I found some links I liked, looked through 3 pages of them but they didn't quite seem like what you wanted. There are some youtubes on how to train dogs you might want to look at. These were the articles I thought you might be interested in. Good luck!!! Have the kids help ya if they are old enough. They can get some of their friends to be the walker-bys.  popnana   All hope is not lost but it will have to be a family effort. Have a family meeting and explain it to them and I bet they will all help you out. Even if your kids are in elementary school. They understand at that age. Hammer the point home as they can see what you have to do to the dog these days. So make it the family task for the next 6 months to acclimate your dog to strangers. If he is used to a crate, put him in the crate at the new home and take him out on a lease only for the first month or so. Acclimate him slowly to the place. You have enough helpers that you can have the dog play in the room and back yard with them for exercise? I hope this helps. I am not a dog expert but I do know that you can train an aggressive dog to adapt to people. An older dog will take more time but it can be done. They are not grown really until they are 3 years old so....  Dancebrian

https://www.whole-dog-journal.com/issues...417-1.html

http://www.paw-rescue.org/PAW/PETTIPS/Do...People.php

https://theonlinedogtrainer.com/doggy-da...-for-dogs/

http://leerburg.com/aggresiv.htm

https://bestfriends.org/resources/aggres...tting-help


Thank you for the links!

We have been playing the doorbell game for about  20 minutes and I’m already seeing some positive responses.

I just don’t know how much pepperoni I have on hand. :)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-iopZBUuPLI
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(07-23-2018, 03:05 PM)Jypsie Wrote: Thank you for the links!

We have been playing the doorbell game for about  20 minutes and I’m already seeing some positive responses.

I just don’t know how much pepperoni I have on hand. :)

Lmao

That's awesome!

Also, I know it may sound a bit redundant being that you're out in the country, but take her on a walk around the yard on a leash (with treats of course). She'll realize she doesn't have free reign any longer, but that's a small price to pay for a slice of pepperoni ;)
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