In my 14 years of working with dogs, these are the behaviours I have been called in to deal with. The list is forever being updated because there is always something new to add!

Once you’ve had a look at the list, I recommend you click on my services and price guide at the bottom of this page. From there you will be guided to more information on the specific areas you might need help with and the booking page. If for any reason you still have a question, please get in touch using the buttons above.

Nervousness, anxiety and Phobias

  • Loss of confidence
  • Incompetence around other dogs
  • Anxiety
  • Separation anxiety
  • In-car nervousness

  • Sound phobias – including fireworks, gun shots and any other noises

  • Dog not reacting well to someone in the household (partner etc)

  • Complete panic behaviours

  • Won’t approach new owners


  • Chasing – including cars, joggers, cats, bicycles etc

  • Herding behaviour
  • Sheep chasing
  • Maternal aggression
  • Protective aggression – resources
  • Protective aggression – territory
  • Car guarding
  • Fear based aggression

  • Learned aggression
  • Hyper excitement – jumping up
  • Aggression towards owners
  • Dominance aggression
  • Aggression for no apparent reason

  • Aggression between male dogs

  • Destroying post


  • Unwanted sexual behaviours

Food related

  • Food guarding

  • Eating one piece of kibble at a time
  • Problems involving bones

  • Food stealing and scavenging
  • Fussy eating
  • Coprophagia
  • After meal madness

Toileting issues

  • Indoor marking
  • Competitive marking
  • Involuntary urination
  • Excitable urination
  • Submissive urination
  • House training
  • Indoor wee spots

Barking and noise

  • Excessive barking
  • Nervous barking
  • Barking at owners
  • Barking at passers-by the property
  • Random outburst of vocals
  • Howling when left
  • Whimpering in front of owners
  • Whimpering on dog walks
  • Night waking

Something isn’t quite right

  • Stress
  • Self-damaging behaviour
  • Trauma
  • Chasing lights, shadows and reflections

  • Refusing to enter a space or vehicle
  • Television charges
  • Hiding away for no reason
  • Freezes at sight of objects
  • Refusal to walk across laminate flooring
  • Staring at walls, chasing shadows and lights

  • Chewing furniture or household items
  • Bereavement following the loss of a pack member

  • Spinning around and ‘zoomies’

  • Any repetitive behaviour

By Categories: Adolescent, Dog, Puppy

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