Adult dog soiling in his crate?

Hi, I have got a male staffordshire bull terrier that I have had for nearly 5 years now. He is still eliminating in his crate, day and night, he even seems to wait sometimes until he has got in it before he will do a poo. It is getting to the stage now where he is always covered in urine […]

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Facing eviction – Dog crate training issues?

We recently took in a one year old lab who’s previous owner abandoned him and left town. A neighbor called us and we decided to adopt him. After we got him back up to a healthy weight and he started getting sociable (about three months) he started crying / whining whenever we leave the house, to the point where we […]

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Dog crating question?

My husband and I have 3 dogs a pomeranian, a chiweenie and we just adopted a pug mixed with lab (we think its lab) the pom and chi have always slept in the bed with us but they are both little bed hogs but since they are both so small its bareable well now the pug/lab isn’t exactly small and […]

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Why does my dog hate being crated?

We adopted a rescue dog from the humane society and purchased a wire crate for her. She absolutely hates getting in the kennel and being in it no matter what we do. We entice her with treats and put a comfortable bed in there with her. She actually was able to get out of the kennel a couple of times. […]

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How long can u keep a dog crated?

Well I want to get a dog. And we have 2 cats. I will get a cat friendly dog but I’m really concerned that they may get in a fight while we’re gone and something will happen… I’m gone at school. Right now it’s summer break so I want to get one now so he/she will adjust while I’m here […]

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Dog & Crate…I need advice!?

I am about to own a pitbull mix in about a week depending whether or not if im ready for it. I currently live in a 1 bedroom apartment (people say I am crazy by choosing a pit mix due to my living conditions). This will be my 1st dog but I have trained with k9 units for the past […]

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Why is my dog peeing in her crate?

A month ago we adopted a dog. She is 5months old. The only time she is in her crate is when I’m at work or we are going somewhere. At first she didn’t pee in her crate. But the last couple weeks she has been peeing in her crate. When I put her in there and go to leave she […]

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why put a dog in a crate ?

yes i have heard it before dogs are den animals, but those "den" places don’t have doors, locks or bars. shouldn’t your entire home be a safe enough place for your dog? or at least one room that they feel best at? i have a 13 year old lab and a 2 year old huskey and we never put one […]

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Schutzhund trained dog as a pet?

My brother wants to adopt a 3y GSD male who was Schutzhund trained and working as a guard dog, but do to thyroid problems needed to be retired. I used to work with Schutzhund trained dogs, but I am no expert and honestly with the company I used to work with I learned far more what you shouldn’t do with […]

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Can a professional dog trainer help with?

We have two dogs and recently hired a trainer for a one-on-one session in our home with both dogs. However, I’m wondering if he can help all of their issues. The 11 year old male German/Belgian Shepherd needs; On-leash skills, Off-leash skills, Stop barking on command, Sit, stay, lay down immediately upon command. 10 month old GSD/Malamute female needs; On-leash […]

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Trained Attack dog left at kennel?

Hello, my daughter is a dog groomer and manages the kennel as well. The owner of a 3 year old pit bull was abandoned at the kennel where she works. This dog was trained to attack certain breeds and it’s very unsafe to walk the dog. One dog was attacked and had to be hospitalized. My daughter asked the ower […]

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