I have too many animals... I feel like I am living in a zoo! We have a aultrailian shepard that has...ISSUES! She has these quirks, gaurding husbands dirty clothes in bathroom, gaurding bones toys and leashes, and dont even think about taking off her collar. Well now and then she gets really unpredictable and I never know when she may go nutzo on me or one of the kids. She hasnt bitten anyone in the family yet , but she does on occasion go after our male dog. I want her gone! She is a sweet dog, but crazy. The other day she went after our male dog they got in a huge fight, she just attacked him. He is a pit so if he wanted to he could end things fast but he is so patient with her. Make matters worse it was in the kitchen while I was cooking, my 2yr daughter was close to being right in the middle of it! What should I do? Should I take matters into my own hands and put her down?Answer Question
Answer by Marah2008 at 3:33 PM on Nov. 19, 2008
Answer by NewArrival at 3:47 PM on Nov. 19, 2008
I agree with NewArrival. It is not the dog--it is the breed and the fact she is a dog in need of a job. People really need to take into account the type of lifestyle they live and the energy they have before they get a dog. Most dogs' problems begin with the people. I would not put her down but find a better home for her with a person who has the time and energy to give her what she needs. This is a good example of a lack of training. So much can be avoided if people would train their dogs from the day they bring them home. Dogs start to react to their environments and then people "blame" the dog for "nutzo" behavior. Take NA up on her offer if you plan to keep her. And I would suggest you read some good books on dog behavior and training--like Cesar Millan's books.
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