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A long struggle of many problems

Started this discussion. Last reply by Emma Dec 6, 2016. 9 Replies

Hello everyone! I'm new to the forums. I guess I just need to vent because my corgi, Chance, was called "viscous" today. I guess I'm hurt because I know he has problems and I'm trying to work with…Continue

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Jul 18
Emma replied to Melka's discussion A long struggle of many problems
"Input :) I have social anxiety, I get embarrassed and cringy with small talk and would like to live in a mountain and get food from a shaft a helicopter drops down every month.  Like the Grinch.  I was so afraid of getting a dog bc of…"
Dec 6, 2016
Vicky Hay replied to Melka's discussion A long struggle of many problems
"Dogs mark. That's just what dogs do. Dog 1 marks the cranberry bush. Dog 2 comes along and thinks, "Huh! Some dog was here! I'd better let him know I come here, too, and he'd better not get any ideas about this bush"; he…"
Dec 5, 2016
Melka replied to Melka's discussion A long struggle of many problems
"Thank you all so much! I'm so grateful for the support and advice you all have given. @Beth I think he wasn't socialized well at all which is on me. He was raised with my father's pitbull/husky and a french bulldog but he never met…"
Dec 5, 2016
Vicky Hay replied to Melka's discussion A long struggle of many problems
"Whoa. Don't panic, and don't blame yourself. First off, find yourself a really good BEHAVIORIST dog trainer. There actually are trainers who specialize in behavioral therapy. I know that sounds a little extreme, but it works. If your vet…"
Dec 4, 2016
Beth replied to Melka's discussion A long struggle of many problems
"It may be not so much that you haven't been a good leader is that he might not have had all the socialization he needed.   This sounds a bit like he's a little fearful (many protective dogs are) and so counter-conditioning by getting…"
Dec 3, 2016
Emma replied to Melka's discussion A long struggle of many problems
"Agree with Bev!  I noticed a dramatic change in Bowser when I started working with him more, play-time, learning-time, relax-time, cuddle-time etc :) Do not give up! "
Dec 3, 2016
Bev Levy replied to Melka's discussion A long struggle of many problems
"You can change this. Committ to working with him for short periods of time at least twice  a day. Pick a skill or two and work with him. Check out utube videos by Zak George and kikopup . There are plenty of great very positive  trainer…"
Dec 3, 2016
Emma replied to Melka's discussion A long struggle of many problems
"*hugs*"
Dec 3, 2016
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A long struggle of many problems

Hello everyone! I'm new to the forums. I guess I just need to vent because my corgi, Chance, was called "viscous" today. I guess I'm hurt because I know he has problems and I'm trying to work with him with advice I've found on here and other sources. I'm also saving up for a professional trainer to help me.Chance is super friendly with people but there's people he's not comfortable with. He's very territorial, leash-reactive to dogs, bikes, joggers. I feel awful because I made an emergency move…See More
Dec 1, 2016
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About Me:
I'm an artist and love corgis.
Welsh Corgi Breeder?
No
About My Corgi(s):
I have a 8 year old Pembroke welsh corgi named Chance.
I have:
Pembroke

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