Visit FamilyCorner.com for tons of seasonal ideas!
quick link - go to our home page quick link - kid's crafts, family fun, printables, etc quick link - sign up for our free newsletter quick link - holiday crafts, recipes and ideas quick link - gardening, organizing, saving money, decorating and more quick link - our FunBook is filled with lots of quick ideas, tips and crafts quick link - join our bustling community of friendly members


Go Back   FamilyCorner.com Forums >

Pets & Animals Whether you have dogs, cats, ferrets, birds or horses, post with others in this friendly pet forum. Lost a pet? We have a Rainbow Bridge forum too.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 09-02-2004, 04:27 AM
Seven Year Member
FamilyCorner Newbie
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: I live in Central New York State
Posts: 34
Barking

My 5 1/2 month old Husky/Shepard mix, Kita has a strange habit. Every night she goes on a barking spree, usually directed at my DH. She will just sit and bark at him. It drives us CRAZY!!! I don't know if its a jealousy issue (she is definitely mommys dog) or if she wants to play? She has done this from day 1. We have tried to ignore her, but it can go on for over an hour! I have been told it's the Husky in her, they are barkers? Does anyone have any ideas as to why she might be doing this or what we should do to stop it? We can't even hear the TV or hold a conversation!
Reply With Quote
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 09-09-2004, 07:24 AM
Member
FamilyCorner Newbie
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: Nebraska
Posts: 4
I too have a Shepard/Husky mix. She talks all the time. They are very vocal animals. Our "Stella" barks incessently like that whenever we have company and they get ready to leave. When they stand up she starts in. I think they want attention. That is probably what your dog is doing to your husband. She or he must want his attention and wants him to play. I've always been amazed about the husky communication techniques. I think they're great.
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 09-09-2004, 07:50 AM
dakaremom's Avatar
Eight Year Member
FamilyCorner Admirer
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Illinois
Posts: 144
barking dog

I have a Husky and he does not bark he talks not like us but in his own special wa. I also have 2 one year olds in a dog run outside and they bark Not sure at what but they bark sometimes in the early morning (2:30-3:00) and we have been ticketed for it and have to go to court and pay $100.00 for them barking. I am not sure what your pup could be barking at, maybe it is that she needs all of your attention.
__________________
wife to Ric
mom to : Stephanie 02/11/91
Karissa 12/26/93
Destyne 01/18/97

Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old 09-09-2004, 08:11 AM
Seven Year Member
FamilyCorner Newbie
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: I live in Central New York State
Posts: 34
Thanks for your replies. Kita is very vocal and like you said, Kathee, she "talks" all the time. She talks to her toys, to the cat, the Riley (our other dog). I guess this is a trait we will just have to adjust to. For the past few nights my DH has made her come lie down next to him when she stars and it helps a little. Oh well, we love her anyway! As for your troubles, dakaremom, I'm glad she doesn't bark when she's outside like that! I imagine if I left her out she would let me know she wasn't happy about it though! She's very spoiled. LOL
__________________
I started out with nothing...I still have most of it!
Reply With Quote
  #5 (permalink)  
Old 09-09-2004, 10:41 AM
Jeannie's Avatar
Nine Year Member
FamilyCorner Junkie
 
Join Date: Jan 2002
Location: In the piney woods of Texas
Posts: 1,185
stacik

most behavioral problems disappear once they have been obedience trained.....
__________________
Get a rise out of life!- Bake Bread!

"A hundred years from now, it will not matter the sort of house I lived in, what my bank account was, or the car I drove....but the world may be different because I was important in the life of the animals and the creatures on this earth."
Reply With Quote
  #6 (permalink)  
Old 09-09-2004, 03:09 PM
janet's Avatar
Nine Year Member
FamilyCorner Addict
 
Join Date: May 2002
Location: Up North Michigan
Posts: 6,621
Hello Jeannie!

I haven't had a chance to thank you for the wonderful tips you gave me for teaching me how to make my dog walk on her leash. She is a pleasure to walk now...and get this..when my runner took off today, we hopped in the van, she came over to it and waited till I got the door open for her. So now I am not running by foot anymore trying to catch her, and she came when we told her " IN"
We still have a way to go...but she is so much better.

Take care,
JanetM.
__________________
If it doesn't nourish your soul,
Don't Keep it.
Reply With Quote
  #7 (permalink)  
Old 09-09-2004, 04:10 PM
Jeannie's Avatar
Nine Year Member
FamilyCorner Junkie
 
Join Date: Jan 2002
Location: In the piney woods of Texas
Posts: 1,185
Janet..
Glad to hear it.. *s*


ok now that you have the dog walking and paying attention..what do you want to teach next?
__________________
Get a rise out of life!- Bake Bread!

"A hundred years from now, it will not matter the sort of house I lived in, what my bank account was, or the car I drove....but the world may be different because I was important in the life of the animals and the creatures on this earth."
Reply With Quote
  #8 (permalink)  
Old 09-10-2004, 10:27 PM
Member
FamilyCorner Newbie
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Kansas
Posts: 16
We have a Siberian who has the tendency to "talk" to us If he is aware you are addressing him he will almost carry his own side of the conversation. As always training will solve any behavorial problem, if that actually is the problem, but sometimes I feel it is just human misunderstanding or intolerance. Our dogs (3) are not real problems however---Except when they are left outside in the yard when we are away for a while. When we drive up in the car they let everyone in the two block area know that their favorite humans have come home. Once we speak to them getting out of the car everything returns to normal. But myhusband and I are both disabled and at home a lot so we do spend a lot of quality time with them. The husky almost always gets his fair share of wrestling chasing and cuddling by the humans... But he always seems to think that when we hug each other he should be in the same hug so he jumps up and joins in. My husband wrestles him on the bed but when he gets too rowdy all the husband does is "Sssh.... Ssshhhh.", shush him and pet him gently until he calms down. We started this a long, long time ago when he was just a pup so he got used to it early. Although I have to admit that he doesn't really bark--much. Most of the time it's a "Wooo.... Wooo!.." And we often call him just that. I don't know if this helps at all, but thought I'd just put this down anyway. I know we are lucky in that we are capable of spending the time with our animals that most people only dream of...
Reply With Quote
  #9 (permalink)  
Old 09-11-2004, 08:07 AM
janet's Avatar
Nine Year Member
FamilyCorner Addict
 
Join Date: May 2002
Location: Up North Michigan
Posts: 6,621
Jeannie, don't laugh but is my dog suppose to walk on my right side or left? Also at times when she walks she like to criss-cross in front of me.Any suggestions appreciated.

Janet
__________________
If it doesn't nourish your soul,
Don't Keep it.
Reply With Quote
  #10 (permalink)  
Old 09-11-2004, 08:19 AM
Jeannie's Avatar
Nine Year Member
FamilyCorner Junkie
 
Join Date: Jan 2002
Location: In the piney woods of Texas
Posts: 1,185
You need to pick the side most comfortable for you..

Dogs on the left came about because most people are right handed and most police and military wear sidearms on the right, thus having easy access to their weapons.

In KNPV training the dog is taught to walk and do commands from either side...

The AKC likes the traditional left side ....as does Schutzhund ...

If you are on a leisurely walk, where your dog is allowed to sniff, and by the way, that's how they know what's happened in an area,, they a slack lead is used and the dog can go right and left.

However, if at anytime you want the dog to walk on one particular side, as soon as he starts the crossover, say NO or Phooie as you bring him BEHIND you to the side you wish.

The key to obedience whether it be canine or child is one magic word....and that is CONSISTENCY then followed by practice...... do the same thing all the time to the same command.

If you want to know if your training has taken hold, play with the dog and then somewhere in the midst of playing, throw in the command, for instance, Sit!.... see what happens....*g*
__________________
Get a rise out of life!- Bake Bread!

"A hundred years from now, it will not matter the sort of house I lived in, what my bank account was, or the car I drove....but the world may be different because I was important in the life of the animals and the creatures on this earth."
Reply With Quote
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Getting Your Groove On janet Idle Chit Chat! 380 04-09-2010 09:49 PM
June Friendship flower debknechtel Idle Chit Chat! 611 06-30-2007 07:29 PM
Neighbors That Have Nothing Better To Do dakaremom Pets & Animals 57 10-25-2004 11:04 AM
Barking Dog janet Pets & Animals 12 06-11-2002 04:44 PM



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 05:18 PM.


Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.

POPULAR AREAS OF FAMILYCORNER.COM

Our Family FunBook is packed full of ideas from parents just like you!

Our members say that they have never found a friendlier message board community than ours!

Our kid's craft section is filled with easy ideas for creative little minds.

We have tons of free printable coloring pages to keep your little ones happy.

We offer a wide variety of free newsletters delivered right to your inbox.

Our Household Hints & Tips have a wealth of information on cleaning, organizing, and more!
Go to the funbook Go to forums Go to kid's crafts Go to printables Go to newsletters Go to Hints & Tips

Home || Newsletters || Advertising || Terms of Use || Privacy || Services || Submissions || Contact Us || Media Opportunities || Link To Us || Shop || Feedback || Staff || e-Cards || Reminder Service



FamilyCorner.com® is sponsored in part by...




Visit our friends --> MomsMenu | Main Street Mom | She Knows | Baby University | Personal Fitness Zone | iChef.com

Copyright Notice | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use/Disclaimer