Users' questions

What happens when you have two dogs in the same house?

What happens when you have two dogs in the same house?

A challenge of having two or more dogs in the same house is the possibility of your dogs fighting and having to defuse that situation. If your dog is suddenly aggressive to your other dog or attacks other dogs in the house seemingly for no reason, here is how to help your two dogs get along.

Why does one dog attack the other in the House?

Far from a case of dog sibling rivalry, when one dog attacks the other in the house, the reason is stress.

What makes a dog go over his bite threshold?

Getting cut off on the freeway is simply the last straw – the final stressor that pushes him over his “bite threshold.” So it is for dogs. When tensions increase between Missy and Lucy, I need to look for possible added stressors in their environment that are pushing them closer to, and yes, sometimes over, their bite threshold.

What causes a dog to fight with another dog?

It’s often relatively easy to identify the immediate trigger for your dogs’ mutual aggression. It’s usually whatever happened just before the appearance of the hard stare, posturing, growls, and sometimes the actual fight. Tension over resources is a common trigger.

Is there a dog chained to a gate in Ireland?

A dog has been discovered abandoned and chained to a gate with her six newborn puppies in Ireland. Credit: ISPCA Mercifully, a member of the public discovered the helpless two-year-old lurcher and her puppies, alerting police and the Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ISPCA).

Where was the dog chained to the gate?

A dog has been found abandoned and chained to a gate with six newborn puppies. Heartbreaking pictures show the fearful mother desperately trying to fend for her litter while tightly chained to a gate by a field near Elphin, County Roscommon, Ireland.

Can a dog knock over a dog gate?

Remember that a dog can knock over an incorrectly installed gate and get hurt or scared when it falls. If you’d rather not use a dog gate, the best alternative is always training. This will obviously be more labor intensive, but also more rewarding. It’s vital that your pet learn boundaries of all sorts.

What kind of gate should I get for my Dog?

However, different dogs have different abilities, and what might keep one dog out might be easy to hop over for another pooch. First off, get the idea of a “dog specific” gate out of your head. Often the best option to go with for a doggy barrier is, in fact, a baby gate.