i have a chihuahua he's about 6 months old. and he was good as a puppy.. but when he got to be about 4 months he was peeing all over my carpet even though he was pad trained.. and so he is now an outside dog.. so he gets lots of attention from the kids.. they are always playing with him.. we stop taking him for walks because he doesn't walk.. regardless we use to take him three days a week but we would end up dragging him the whole way home.. or he would just sit their.. sooooooo here's my problem... for the last month or so.. he has been biting everyone that steps out in the back yard.. he eats up anything and everything that is left out.. or is outside like the kids toys..example... the other day i was bbqing at night and i brought him in his room (the laundry room) and i left my matches outside by mistake.. so in the morning i let him back out and i came in to get him food in the seconds that i came in the house and got back outside he had destroyed my box of matches and spread them all over my yard.... and he has been digging tons of holes all over my yard.. i dont know what to do... .. i dont know if this normal behavior.. with a small dog.. or what?Answer Question
Answer by m-avi at 12:00 AM on Jul. 28, 2013
Answer by Ballad at 12:18 AM on Jul. 28, 2013
Answer by Nos4 at 12:53 AM on Jul. 28, 2013
No that is not normal. You let him get away with too much. He is the pack leader instead of the other way around. He also has too much energy, the reason why he is chewing things, and all that fun stuff. Take him for walks. MAKE HIM WALK. I would recommend, unless you already have one one is a harness. Anyway, when you go on the walk, and you put hte leash on give a little quick tug, if he refuses to walk, and when he moves on his own, immediately release the tension on the leash, he does it again, repeat. Its time consuming, but make him walk. It will do wonders for the sudden aggression, and also tired dog is a happy dog.
Answer by Michigan-Mom74 at 1:23 AM on Jul. 28, 2013
I would also crate train him. Its a wonderful tool, and dogs, 98% of the time will not pee/poop where they sleep. And its jusr better for them. Here is a site that may help you..\
Answer by Michigan-Mom74 at 1:30 AM on Jul. 28, 2013
Answer by KyliesMom5 at 9:51 PM on Aug. 1, 2013
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