|Husky of the Month|
Congrats Nikita, Archer, and Cheyanne,
our November HOTM Winners!
Thanks to all for this month's entries!
|1. Here we prefer clarity to agreement. Obviously not everyone is going to agree on a topic; here we prefer to talk out our differences in a respectful manner to ensure mutual understanding and respect.|
2. Read the Stickies and Announcements. Each sub-forum may have specific rules which trump the Forum Rules in cases where there may be conflicting information. Read the rules of each board before you post so that you are clear on the expectations of the staff.
3. Respect ALL Staff and Admins. These people volunteer of their time and MUST be respected as well as their word adhered to. They are responsible for maintaining a free, open, clear and organized forum. Anyone found to be openly undermining any official ruling by a staff member will be warned.
4. Signatures: One picture only and no links. Images: To keep the forum looking neat and tidy, we ask that members insert just one picture only in their signatures. The picture should be no more than 200x500 pixels and should be of an appropriate subject, for example, your dogs and their names. Should you need assistance creating an appropriate signature, please PM an Admin and we would be happy to help! This is to ensure that signatures remain a welcome addition to our forum instead of a cumbersome distraction. Links: Hyperlinks in signatures--unless to a personal blog or photo stream of your dogs (like Flckr or Piscasa, for example)--are strictly prohibited. Please PM a staff member with any questions or concerns regarding this rule.
Our current rescue spotlight is:|
Delaware Valley Siberian Husky Rescue!
Join date : 2012-04-26
|Subject: Sister Aggression Tue Jul 31, 2012 5:14 am|| |
I was very happy about the suggestions before about my sister huskies. Seems things have been getting better with a little behavior training however not a complete fix yet.
The issue is that when our girls act a complete 180 from inside the house and outside. Outside they are the best of friends playing and romping around the yard.
Inside the house however it is another story. Shousa is content staying in her cage however likes to take toys into her bed with her. Anytime her sister Yuki comes even remotely close she growls until Yuki either moves or we remove her. I think this is just Shousa being possessive however breaking it has been nearly impossible.
There are several times we need to break up their play in the house as it tends to borderline fighting. Yes, I know that they play rough but this is clearly not play.
Looking for advice, it just stumps me that they act so well outside but inside it's a battle royal and the last husky standing wins. My only thought is they are still playing the "I am the Alpha" game.
Join date : 2009-07-15
|Subject: Re: Sister Aggression Tue Jul 31, 2012 5:47 am|| |
With the crate its a territorial situation, Yuki tries to enter and Shousa says get the hell out of my turf.
Join date : 2012-04-26
|Subject: Re: Sister Aggression Tue Jul 31, 2012 6:20 am|| |
I am not sure it is just a crate thing as they change beds often, neither one is "their" domain per say.
I suppose it could be crate however I am wondering if Shousa is hording the toys "mine" and telling her sister to just back off.
Yuki is very hard on her toys and Shousa will at times bark at her when she starts to destroy them. Shousa is very gentle with the toys, one she protects with her life it seems "Blue Baby" which is a little dragon she has had since a baby herself.
I am very open to suggestions and I know trying to figure something out like this is at times impossible without in person help.
Join date : 2012-06-07
Location : Cheyenne, Wyoming
|Subject: Re: Sister Aggression Tue Jul 31, 2012 11:47 am|| |
Does Shousa growl over all the toys or just her special toy? My parents used to have a mutt (we have no clue what breeds) that had a bunny baby toy that she played with from the time she was little. My brother threw it over the fence by accident one day and she back the neighbor and the neighbor's two rotties in the corner over her bunny toy. So if it is just that one toy it is because it is her baby. Just a thought.
If it is all the toys, can you take the toys away without growling? If not it may be toy agression and you will need to work on being able to take toys like you do food for food agression.
Other than than I'm not sure what to recommend. Hope this helps though.
|Subject: Re: Sister Aggression || |
|Permissions in this forum:||You cannot reply to topics in this forum|
|» Crate training or space|
by amymeme Yesterday at 4:25 pm
» Damn dog...
by amymeme Yesterday at 3:27 pm
» Mishka's (Kohdi's lil "sister") scrapbook
by redlattinville Thu Mar 23, 2023 5:34 pm
» Red's Scrapbook
by redlattinville Thu Mar 23, 2023 5:18 pm
» 52 weeks of Zeus the GSD
by aljones Wed Mar 22, 2023 4:35 am
» Isabella Huskies
by Lostmaniac Wed Mar 22, 2023 12:36 am
» A day in the life
by Lostmaniac Wed Mar 22, 2023 12:13 am
» Spider being spider
by Lostmaniac Tue Mar 21, 2023 11:55 pm
» The Desert Pack
by aljones Mon Mar 20, 2023 8:44 pm
» Why should I get a dog?
by redlattinville Sun Mar 19, 2023 9:45 am
» Allowing puppy to go through first heat
by Lostmaniac Wed Mar 15, 2023 1:05 am
» Lameness in the back legs
by Lostmaniac Wed Mar 15, 2023 12:37 am
» Recall Information
by aljones Mon Mar 13, 2023 2:54 pm
» Overheard from the front door:
by TwisterII Mon Mar 06, 2023 10:50 am
» Mama Husky aggressively singling out pup
by Lostmaniac Mon Feb 27, 2023 11:40 pm
» Dental care recommendations - water additives
by TwisterII Wed Feb 22, 2023 11:39 am
» Neutering recovery day 4.. worried
by aljones Tue Feb 21, 2023 3:47 pm
» Jack, my best hiking buddy- RIP
by jalepeno Mon Feb 20, 2023 12:44 pm
» Old dog pooping in house just after coming inside
by aljones Mon Feb 20, 2023 5:25 am
» Meet my pack!
by EightisaRuff Sun Feb 05, 2023 2:21 am