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by Dog_lover
Thu Mar 17, 2016 3:47 am
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: Loose leash walking
Replies: 24
Views: 6592

Re: Loose leash walking

Thanks, Yeah it's very difficult when other people in the household don't see where I am coming from. He does wear a harness but I've been told that the one he has (just a back clip) can encourage pulling. Ive contacted many trainers a few months ago and without even meeting my dog, they said they c...
by Dog_lover
Wed Mar 16, 2016 10:46 pm
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: Loose leash walking
Replies: 24
Views: 6592

Loose leash walking

My 1 year old Maltese, Mickey is terrible at walking on a leash. I have tried reverse direction technique as well as being still. Nothing works. He pulls and pulls until he is choking. They say to get him to focus on me is to bring a treat from his nose to my eye & also treat him when he looks at me...
by Dog_lover
Wed Mar 16, 2016 7:02 pm
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: Separation anxiety
Replies: 13
Views: 3154

Re: Separation anxiety

I think he is suffering from severe SA mainly because he cries and howls for most, if not all the time we are gone. I have used my iPad to record him & his howling is pretty bad. Let's say we are gone for two hours, he will cry for most of that 2 hours with a few minute breaks here and there to drin...
by Dog_lover
Wed Mar 16, 2016 4:04 am
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: Separation anxiety
Replies: 13
Views: 3154

Re: Separation anxiety

Thanks Judy, He seems to be fine when we are getting ready to leave the house. He will just sit/stand there and look at us. Usually my family will leave for work at 2 and I get home at 3 so he isn't alone too much. It's just recently that he's had to be alone for about 3-4 hours sometimes. No more t...
by Dog_lover
Tue Mar 15, 2016 7:28 am
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: Separation anxiety
Replies: 13
Views: 3154

Separation anxiety

Hi, I'm new to this forum. I have a 1 year old Maltese who we got at 5 months old. We don't know much about his life before us but from what everyone sees, he seems to have had a rough life. Considering the fact that we don't know much about his past, there is a possibility that he left his mother a...