|08-27-2013 12:15 AM|
Are you feeding her three meals a day or twice? If on 3, time to cut out that mid day meal. Teething sometimes plays into behavior, too. In fact, I think teething is a big reason for many pups to act so different.
Then the hormones start kicking in.
Enjoy the different stages, they don't last very long, before you know it, your puppy is 4 yrs old!
|08-27-2013 12:10 AM|
Heck, I made a sticky cause for most of us around 5 or 6 months old our wonderful puppies start going thru 'the change' ---> http://www.germanshepherds.com/forum/general-puppy-stuff/172753-how-come-they-become-rebellious-6-months-where-did-my-perfect-puppy-go.html
This is why most of the smartest of us decide it's much easier to skip the anger and frustration to figure out how to continue training on our own and instead start up those dog classes! I know I supplement with the homework during the week but get the specific guidance and help from the weekly classes.
|08-26-2013 06:10 PM|
|KMH||Love the idea of moving closer and closer.She's doing better but needs more work. I'll try that and go from there. Thanks!|
|08-20-2013 06:22 PM|
Atleast this I can help with . I used to call ours in randomly, treat him and send him back. Numerous times each time he was let out to play.
I think for a while you might need to go outdoors with him and play with him as well as treat him. Call him to you, treat him and release him to go play. And slowly move towards the house till you are calling from the house and treating and releasing to go play. When you finally do want him to come indoors, maybe you can play a game for a few minutes(ball, tug or hide and call him to find you, or throw kibble on the floor and tell him to find it) He just wants to have fun and is bored inside. This really helped me get a good recall with ours back then.
|08-20-2013 05:44 PM|
5 month old behavior changed...
I need some advice please..
3 nights in a row this week my puppy has pooped in her crate. We come inside for the last time around 11 pm. I wake at 6 am to her gagging/throwing up from eating her poop. Yuck. I've trained her to ring bells attached to my front door when she needs to go out. Last night I put them on the door to her crate and at 4am took her out. At 5 am she rang the bells and out she went. NO problems. Hoping this has solved the poop in the crate issue.
Next is her dismal recall. I haven't done a lot of ''Training'' on this. I just make it out to be a big party when she comes when called and she's been doing great! Until the last few days. I call her and she looks at me as she slinks away. Which really ticks me off. IF I beat her I could understand but since I don't.... anyway, I put her leash on her and worked on her recall today. Still having a party when she comes to me and have added small bites of weinie. Took her a few times to get better but she really acts like I've done her wrong and I can't think of anything I've done to make her behave this way.
If anyone has any other suggestions or, better yet, a possible explanation of why she's started behaving this way I would appreciate the help.