German Shepherd Dog Forums - Reply to Topic

Increase font size: 0, 10, 25, 50%

GermanShepherds.com is the premier German Shepherd Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Thread: New behavior on his Birthday Reply to Thread
Title:
  
Message:
Trackback
Send Trackbacks to (Separate multiple URLs with spaces):
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the German Shepherd Dog Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

Topic Review (Newest First)
06-20-2014 01:32 PM
Diesel7602 How old is your pup? My boy is 19 weeks and is in the brave/fearful stage. It's like mood changes from being brave then fearful at any given point. Which I read is normal at this age.

Sent from Petguide.com Free App
06-19-2014 11:55 PM
scout172
Quote:
Originally Posted by lauren43 View Post
What kind of car do you have? What is your dogs favorite treat or toy? Make a game of it while you are at home. If you have a car open both doors and run though it and play play. Tug and play. If you have a truck just reward getting in and out of the back. Or you could even go out and feed him dinner in the back of the car (with the door open of course)..
I agree with the food inside the car idea.
06-19-2014 10:41 PM
JagerBomb
Quote:
Originally Posted by simba405 View Post
he is clearly associating the car with something bad. Anything you can think of?
I can't. He likes to go in the car. I try to take him out with me everywhere. I take him to the pet store just so he is used to the car and to socialize with others. I just had him in the back of the car on tuesday and he was happy as can be to get in and out.
06-19-2014 10:29 PM
simba405 he is clearly associating the car with something bad. Anything you can think of?
06-19-2014 10:13 PM
JagerBomb I took my dog out again this evening and took him to the car to see if he wanted to get in and he did not want to go near it. I had treats too.
06-19-2014 10:12 PM
JagerBomb
Quote:
Originally Posted by lauren43 View Post
What kind of car do you have? What is your dogs favorite treat or toy? Make a game of it while you are at home. If you have a car open both doors and run though it and play play. Tug and play. If you have a truck just reward getting in and out of the back. Or you could even go out and feed him dinner in the back of the car (with the door open of course)..
I have a jeep and it is about the same height as the bed. Most of the time he is fine with it but today he wants nothing to do with it.
06-19-2014 10:11 PM
JagerBomb
Quote:
Originally Posted by simba405 View Post
Do you use Ecollar?
No e-collar used
06-19-2014 09:37 PM
lauren43 What kind of car do you have? What is your dogs favorite treat or toy? Make a game of it while you are at home. If you have a car open both doors and run though it and play play. Tug and play. If you have a truck just reward getting in and out of the back. Or you could even go out and feed him dinner in the back of the car (with the door open of course)..
06-19-2014 08:34 PM
simba405 Do you use Ecollar?
06-19-2014 07:53 PM
JagerBomb
New behavior on his Birthday

So my little guy just turned a year old today. His new behavior is not wanting to get into the car. He is fine and then when he sees me near the car he starts to buck and pull back on the leash. Later today I was at the petstore and he did not want to leave the store doing the same thing like the car bucking and pulling back hard. He did that 3-5 times before I could finally leave the store. It was annoying and embarrassing since he has never done it before. Any idea why he would do this. Again it just started happening and this is right out of nowhere. He never showed signs of this.

He is not a rescue dog, he well mannered, and very well behaved with good social skills.

Thanks for the help.

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:04 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO 3.3.2
PetGuide.com
Basset.net DobermanTalk.com GoldenRetrieverForum.com OurBeagleWorld.com
BoxerForums.com DogForums.com GoPitbull.com PoodleForum.com
BulldogBreeds.com FishForums.com HavaneseForum.com SpoiledMaltese.com
CatForum.com GermanShepherds.com Labradoodle-dogs.net YorkieForum.com
Chihuahua-People.com RetrieverBreeds.com