After you get your puppy, how should you respond to him/her when she has an accident on your brand new living room carpet?
Puppies should be socialized with all sorts of people, places and things and other dogs by the time they are how old?
Lack of socialization causes what possible behavioral problem?
A loose dog that is growling at you and showing his pearly whites confronts you. How should you behave toward this dog?
Your Terrier escapes out the front door when somebody forgets to shut it after leaving the house. You see your dog chasing a rabbit down the street. You call your dog but he doesn't respond. What is the best way to get him to come back to you?
Your well-behaved 6 year old Golden Retriever suddenly starts growling at you. He's never done this before. What should you do?
You have a dog and an 8 year old son. They love to play together and the dog is extremely well-behaved. They're playing nicely in the den on the floor, but your phone rings in the kitchen. You answer it. Is there anything wrong with this picture?
A woman had a raw steak defrosting on her kitchen counter. She left for work, but when she returned home that evening, she discovered her dog had eaten the steak. She took the paper that the steak had been on and brought it over for her dog to sniff. Then she said, "bad dog!" and smacked him.
What do you think about this, and how would you have handled it? What did he actually get punished for?
You notice that your dog never listens to you. He doesn't respond when you call his name. He doesn't respond when you call him to you. He doesn't respond when you give him a sit or down command? What are some factors that cause a dog to respond this way?
Yes or No.
Anytime a dog backs away when you reach over his head, it means he's been abused?
True or False
Your 3 year old female dog has never been spayed. She has become aggressive toward other dogs. Should you spay her now?
Yes or No. Explain your reasons
Your 3 year old male dog has never been neutered. He has become aggressive toward other dogs. Should you neuter him now?
Yes or No. Explain your reasons.