Community ConductPlease read first before posting
Behavior ProblemsDiscuss dog behavior problems in the best forum below
- House Breaking and Habitation
How to housebreak a dog or puppy and ease a dog into any new environment. This includes pee and poop accidents, unwanted chewing, and general enforcement of house or area rules when you are not around to supervise.
- Dog Anxiety
How to help dog anxiety issues. This includes separation anxiety, neurotic, and compulsive behaviors.
- Fearful Dog and Puppy Help
Help for fearful dogs and puppies. Shyness or fearfulness toward people, dogs, noises, new environments, and other phobias are discussed here.
- Bad Manners
Jumping, mouthing, humping your leg... bad manners can be discussed here.
Aggression ProblemsUse these forums to discuss any aggression problems with your dog.
- General Aggression Problem Discussion
Any type of aggression problem can be discussed here.
- Fear Aggression
Aggression toward people, dogs, or anything else because of a suspected irrational fear can be discussed here.
- Dominance Aggression
Aggression toward people or dogs because of suspected social status conflict can be discussed here.
- Food Aggression and other Resource Guarding
Aggression while guarding food, objects, people, or anything else can be discussed here.
- Territorial Aggression
Aggressive behavior protecting property, home, or other areas can be discussed here.
- Predatory Aggression
Aggression because animals or people are being targeted as prey can be discussed here.
- Barrier Frustration
Aggression that seems to be triggered or made worse by the restraints of a leash or barrier can be discussed here.
Obedience TrainingEverything about dog obedience is discussed here.
- General Obedience Training Discussion
Discuss anything about obedience training, plans, and techniques here.
- Phase 1 Obedience
Phase 1 obedience is discussed here only.
- Phase 2 Obedience
Phase 2 obedience is discussed here only.
- Phase 3 Obedience
Phase 3 obedience is discussed here only.
- Phase 4 Obedience
Phase 4 Obedience is discussed here only.
General Dog Training DiscussionDiscuss the building blocks of Foundation Style Dog Training and more in these forums.
- Health and Diet
All dog and puppy health and related topics can be found here.
- Dog Handler Attitude
Discuss your attitude, energy level, body language, or other techniques that you use to help your dog or issues a dog may have related to our or others' attitudes.
- Learning Theory
Let's talk science in dog training! Anything related to applied behavior analysis or learning theory can be discussed here.
- Leadership and Pack Structure
Discuss everything related to leading, social status, and pack structure as related to our dogs and to our relationships with them.
- Drive Balance
What job do you give your dog? Discuss dog games, ideas, solutions, and issues that relate to balancing our dogs' drive.
- Dog Training Tools and Equipment
Discuss dog training tools and equipment. Which do you choose? What has worked for you? Questions about any?
- Success Stories and Progress
Inspire others and share what has worked for you!
If it doesn't fit into any of the above categories - use this forum. Talk about ANYTHING here, but please keep it clean and courteous.
Specialized Dog TrainingBeyond obedience. Discuss it here.
- Personal Protection and Guard Dog Training
Personal protection, security, guard dog, or any training involving using a dog for defense is discussed here.
- Apprehension Training
Anything related to training dogs offensively for police and military use can be discussed here.
- Man Trailing
Police style trailing using combo of ground and air scent can be discussed here.
Competition style tracking using ONLY ground scent can be discussed here.
- Search and Rescue
Search and rescue training can be discussed here.
- Specific Odor Detection
Discuss training for specific odor detection here.
- Assistance Dog Training
All service dog training for people with a disability or special need can be discussed here.
All discussion about training a retrieve can be done here.
- Sport Training
Anything involving the different dog sports can be discussed here.