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  1. 11 Month old pup barking at guests and strangers. HELP!

    How do I (teach my dog to)?
    I have an 11 month old female who is WONDERFUL. She is extremely calm, and very loving to her favourite humans. However, I am a single male in my 30s and dating and entertaining guests is a part of my life. She gets a 5 km (3.1 mi) run with me in the morning, every other day she gets to go...
  2. Help: Barking at people that want to pet him

    Aggression (the good, the bad & the ugly)
    I am kind of at a loss for how to deal with my GSDs new aggression towards strangers. He has always had a problem with other dogs whilst on leash, (at first it was just cowering when they passed and now its lunging and barking, off leash he is not aggressive but plays excitedly and pretty rough...
  3. Help with training my 7 month old GSD to stop barking

    Development & Socialization
    I have a 7 month old all black GSD, and he never barked at people or dogs until recently. I am feeling stuck on what I should do to stop this behavior. He isn’t barking aggressively, he is just very excited, but because of his size I am scared that people or other dogs will take it as aggressive...
  4. Separation Anxiety, or.....?

    Puppy Behavior
    Today I took my 9mo male pup Samson for a walk in a very familiar place. I was walking with a well known (to me and my pup) friend. He asked to walk Sam. When I handed over the leash, Sam started barking almost frantically, lunging on the leash. I was standing right next to him. I took the...
  5. HELP! My 5 month old German Shepherd puppy is whining/barking and pulling on the leash like crazy!!

    General Behavior
    Hi! We got our German shepherd at 8 weeks old, and now he is 5 months old. He loves the car, at least we think, and he hasn’t really had any problems in it. However, he does whine in it sometimes but it seems more like excitement than anxiety. Basically, when we start walking to the car, he...
  6. Barking at housekeepers

    Training Theory & Methods
    My 18 month neutered male GSD is driving me crazy with his incessant barking at the housekeepers when they come to clean! It is this high-pitched ear-piecing bark that sets all my nerves on edge, as I’m sure it does the housekeepers’! I have to put him in his crate, because otherwise he follows...
  7. Behavior problems

    Aggression (the good, the bad & the ugly)
    My nearly 2 year old GSD wont stop barking at the crows. As a result, he starts barking as soon as sun rises and until sun goes down. He loathes crows but no other birds. How can i make him stop barking at them because this way everyone gets disturbed when he barks non stop