Dog Behavior TrainingAre your dogs behaving badly? Dog behavior training focuses on solving behavior problems that interfere with the canine-human relationship. Things like jumping up, chewing the wrong things or using the bathroom in the wrong place--just to name a few.
If you're wondering whether something your dog does is normal pitbull behavior or you'd like to teach your dog not to jump on guests or chew the furniture, check out the list of articles below.
This list is a compilation of dog behavior training questions that have been asked by visitors to this site. Chances are someone else has asked a question about the same problem that you're having. But, if you don't see your problems addressed here, feel free to ask your own question at our Pit Bull Community Q & A page.
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Dog Behavior Training Questions Other Visitors Have AskedPuppy Biting
Sad Puppy (Cries and Whines)
Dog Socialization (Pit Bulls and Dog Parks)
Help My Husband is Soo Fed Up with My 6 Month Old Pit Bull
Prong Collar (Is Using One a Good Idea?)
How to Train a One Year Old Male Pitbull
Dog is Suddenly Growling at Children
Excessive Jumping from a Puppy That's Getting Too Big and Strong ;O)
How Do I Stop My Pit Bull from Shredding Things
Crate Training for a Senior Pit Mix
Training Her to Behave Around Other Dogs
Chances a Loved Dog Could Turn (On Its Owners)
Help with an Abused Pit Bull/Boxer Foster Dog
Introducing My Pit Bull to My Newborn
Introducing Your Pitbull to Concerned Family Members
My Pit Bull is Afraid of People
My Pit Bull is Afraid of Storms
Pit Bull Hates Cats and Other Dogs
Pit Bull Picks and Chooses Her Friends
Pitbull Getting Dog Aggressive
My Pit Bull Hates My Neighbor's Dog
Socializing a Pit Bull with Other Dogs
Our Pit Bull is Afraid of the Clicker
Recommended Dog Behavior Training Resources and ToolsFor Obedience Training: While obedience training doesn't target problem behaviors, it often does solve a number of them. Obedience trained dogs are, on the whole, more confident and "in tune" with their owners. And, certain obedience commands are like "sit" and "down" are incompatible with common mis-behaviors like jumping on people.
Creating a Stronger Bond: Here are two books I regularly recommend.
Help with Fear-Based Behaviors:
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