Yesterday my 4 months german shepherd scared me......
i have a 4 months german shepherd...yesterday at night he was sitting at my mother's bed so I asked him to leave the bed and suddenly he started growling at me and grabbing my hand(he ws not actually bitting) but growling,barking hard and grabbing hand....same things he started doin wid my mom when she asked him to leave the bed.....i dont know how to control him and teach him manners dat not to sit at bed....plzzz help meee.....
one more thing I wud lyk to add yesterday afternoon he was chewing my air condition's compressor pipe,,,,,this ws the second tym....so my mom gave him some gud tight
He is a young pup. However, he does have what is called a 'dominant' personality that seems to be coming through. Bascially he's pushing your buttons to see what he can get away with. This is not abnormal, it's just dog behaviour. There are a few things you can do. If you haven't taken him to puppy training and socialisation classes then this would be the best idea. This will make sure that the pup knows you are in charge of the 'pack' not him. It will also show you how to walk him and control him properly.
German Shepherds are a working breed, so they need LOTS of exercise. They are also highly intelligent and need to be stimulated. They like nothing better than to be exercised and worked. You must build this into your daily life. But because he is 4 months this will need to be built up. If you go to classes your trainer will be able to help you with this.
If you can't get to classes for any reason, then the next best thing to do is this. Get a good, recent book to read up on the German Shepherd breed. This will tell you how best to look after the breed and how to sort out any problems. I know books can be expensive so if this is a problem, then look up the German Shepherd breed on the internet - there are many excellent sites. You should also think about getting a dog behaviourist's advice - most of them will visit you at home. Normally a one hour session is enough to sort problems out. I've used behaviourists for two of our rescue dogs who, because they were abused, had pyschological problems. One session was enough to get us on the right track. They can work wonders for you in a very short space of time.
Hope this helps a bit.
thanx for d reply seeker7.....bt in india specially in my city dese facilities lyk training classes for dogs are not available...and dere are couple of trainers bt dey r of no use.....so plzzz help me in another way....is dere any other solution bcoz by reading ur comment now i m more scared so plz plz help me bcoz i luv my puppy very much....
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