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Dog training strategies for chewing, counter-surfing, and piano-raiding?

Our dog, a two-year-old rescued black lab mix has two bad habits which we'd like to train her out of: she chews on things that aren't hers, and she counter-surfs with a vengeance. In both cases the worst behavior happens in rooms we're not in, and it can happen quickly. Too often the damage is done before we have chance to startle her away from the scene of the crime. I'd love to know what training techniques have worked for others in similar situations. [more inside]
posted by Songdog on Feb 11, 2014 - 12 answers

How to stop a klepto dog

My dog is a kleptomaniac. Anything left in his reach he will steal and chew on and hide. Paper goods, remote controls, anything. He's a freaking 5 lb Chihuahua but nothing is safe if he can reach it or climb to it. After 3 years of being terrorized by his ways I'm wondering if there's any training that can make it so we can trust him to have free reign of the house. [more inside]
posted by arniec on Oct 20, 2013 - 16 answers

Help a bald dog out?

7 month old puppy chewing herself constantly, huge bald spots. Any idea why? [more inside]
posted by ohsnapdragon on Jun 12, 2013 - 22 answers

Dog misbehavior ... introduced second dog

I have an 8 yr old American Staffordshire (LAILA), I adopted her at 2 years old (she had a past of abuse/neglect). She is an amazing dog but since I got her when I would leave sometimes she would chew anything in sight ...this behavior stopped finally once I worked with her and she started to become more confident in herself/me. Now, the only time she misbehaves is when another dog is introduced into the picture, and I can't get her to stop. [more inside]
posted by love2much on Jun 4, 2013 - 8 answers

Entertainment for a Smart Chewing Dog?

What can we provide our chewing-obsessed dog to keep him happily occupied? And will he outgrow the desire to chew everything in the house? [more inside]
posted by rainydayfilms on Nov 27, 2012 - 25 answers

How can I help my dog with an itchy, licky tail wound?

My (otherwise healthy, but very itchy as of late) dog licked and chewed his tail so much today that there is now a raw, bloody spot near the base. We are going to the vet tomorrow morning. Is there anything I can do tonight to stop the itching so we can both sleep? My instinct is to trim the hair around the wound, clean it with water, apply human antibiotic/anti itch cream, and somehow bandage the tail. Bad idea? Better ideas?
posted by justjess on Sep 6, 2012 - 16 answers

Probably not just a nervous habit

My dog is biting her nails. What should I do? [more inside]
posted by The Winsome Parker Lewis on Mar 17, 2012 - 10 answers

Why can't she just keep her puppy mouth closed?

How do you make a puppy stop chewing on EVERYTHING? [more inside]
posted by The Winsome Parker Lewis on Jun 2, 2011 - 36 answers

Please help our poor, sad dog.

Any idea what is causing my dog to chew her back feet, all of a sudden? [more inside]
posted by bonobothegreat on Feb 24, 2011 - 12 answers

My dog is into metal...

What's with the metal chewing? [more inside]
posted by I_Love_Bananas on Sep 11, 2010 - 6 answers

Puppy biting?

How to stop puppy biting? [more inside]
posted by jca on Feb 22, 2010 - 21 answers

Kinky dog with panty fetish seeks edible clothing

Why does my dog eat women's underwear and shoes? [more inside]
posted by Saxon Kane on Feb 8, 2009 - 5 answers

Bedding that a puppy can't eat?

Is there a good alternative dog bedding that our puppy can't consume? We have a 9 month old corgi, crate-trained, and so far he's found a way to chew/eat whatever bedding we've given him. [more inside]
posted by dryad on Nov 14, 2007 - 13 answers

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