stop dog barking

Tips to Stop Dog Barking Many of the behaviors dog owners consider to be undesired are actually completely natural for dogs. Dogs naturally bark when they are excited or scared, so it is not a behavior that you should try to repress entirely. Rather, try to teach your dog when it is appropriate to bark, and reward him for being quiet. Stop Dog Barking Tips All dogs bark. Before you try to stop your dog from barking entirely, it is…

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german shepherd dog whining

How To Stop Dog Whining Tips It is normal for dogs to whine at some point or another. Dogs often whine when they need to go out, and sometimes dogs whine when they are trying to tell their owners something. In some cases, however, dogs may begin to whine excessively, and it can be a difficult behavior to deal with. Stop German Shepherd Dog Whining Dogs often use whining as a means of communication. Because your dog can’t use words…

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Dog Jumping

Why Does My Dog Jump on Visitors? How Can I Stop My German Shepherd Dog Jumping on People? It is not uncommon for dogs to become very excited when guests come to the house; many even jump up on guests in their excitement. Unfortunately, many dog owners unknowingly encourage this kind of behavior. Once your dog learns to jump up on guests, it can be a difficult habit to break, but it can be done. It just takes time, patience…

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Anxious German Shepherd Dog

What Is Separation Anxiety, and How You Can Treat It It is normal for your dog to watch from the window as you leave the house; he may even bark or whine. When these behaviors are taken to the extreme, however, it may be a case of separation anxiety. Separation anxiety is a real condition that can be very serious in dogs, and it is not something that should be ignored. To protect your dog against separation anxiety, or to deal…

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keep dog calm at vets

Keeping Your German Shepherd Calm at the Vets Going to the vet can be a scary and stressful time for German shepherd dogs. Not only are they being forced into an unfamiliar situation around other people and animals, but they may also be given shots or exams that startle or scare them. In some cases, it may be important for your veterinarian to administer treatment or to perform an exam, and during that time, it may be necessary to keep…

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new dog owner

Avoiding Common Errors New Dog Owners Make   Are you a new German Shepherd dog owner? Bringing home your first puppy can be a very exciting time, but it can also be a challenge. If you have never owned a dog before, it can take some time to get used to the responsibility of caring for a dog. During the time when you and your puppy are getting to know each other, it is likely that you will make mistakes,…

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