Brins123 Posted July 17, 2017 Report Share Posted July 17, 2017 Our 2 1/2 neutered male border collie has gotten to where he will start to growl at other dogs, holding his tail high up in the air. He was attacked by a couple of pit bulls a few months back who jumped right into our truck to get after him. Since then, he has become increasingly wary of other dogs, especially one's that are bigger and/or small ones that jump on him. He is good with people, even on lead, but very nervous around other dogs. He was fine with a smaller australian shepard that we came upon, though still carried his tail up high, acting nervous, but when we came upon an irish setter, he growled at him after sniffing each other. He has also started to growl and try to show dominance by snapping her (but not connecting) at the neighbor's cat where he never did before. He will lay with the cat on the porch and be buddies, but sometimes when I let him outside and he sees the cat on the porch, he will growl and snap at it to get it to get off the porch. I don't want to see him get worse with other dogs. He stops the behavior with the cat immediately after we tell him to stop, but we will just move him away from the other dogs if we come across one on our walks. Any suggestions? Thanks! Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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