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Good Morning and welcome. I am Dr. Loretta, a licensed veterinarian and I am happy to answer your question.
. The only way to stop this behavior is to let Haggis know that you are the "alpha dog" and that this is bad behavior. I often will use a coke can with pennies and shake it to get his attention and then say a strong NO! If this is not sufficient, then Ultrasonic collars will work as well which can be purchased at the pet store. Purchase a DAP Collar (Dog Appeasement Pheromone) at the pet store. This is a canine pheromone that acts as a calming agent and will decrease anxiety.
There are many other training techniques that may help and are listed in the site I will give you. It is also important that you have your vet examine him to be sure there is not a medical cause for this behavior.....
Your vet will have medication that will help him past this and in your situation, I would strongly recommend this.
You may want to contact a Veterinary Behaviorist and this site will help you find one near you: www.dacvb.org
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Thank you so much, Allison for your kind rating. It is very much appreciated! Even though you have rated, we can still communicate. If you have other questions, please Reply. I am always happy to help. I hope this will help get Haggis under control.
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