Scared Barking. Fearful. Barks Constantly on Walks

I heard scared barking as I knocked on the door.

too much scared barking

Sid is gorgeous and I was expecting a Cavapoo. I don’t believe he is a Cavapoo though. The scared barking came from a dog looking more like a newly trimmed Cockerpoo.

There is definitely something fishy about his start in life, where they got him from at eleven weeks and the fact he was already incubating kennel cough.

The ‘breeder’ wouldn’t give her address until they were on the road. When they got there Sid was handed over to them straight away. There was a small Cavalier KC that they said was Sid’s father and a small black poodle that they said was his mother. No other dogs.

My suspicion is that this smart house was a front and very likely Sid had been shipped there from somewhere else. (more…)

Excited Barking on Walks

Sophie and Honey really are the friendliest little dogs imaginable. These two little Kyi-Leos (no, I hadn’t heard of that breed either – a cross between a Maltese and Lhasa Apso) are in effect litter mates – born three years ago within a couple of days of one another to Read more…

Barking at People and Dogs

Yorkie twins Daisy and Cody are now five years of age. There are well-documented disadvantages of taking on sibling puppies – see here for more information. One common problem is that one of the puppies becomes shy, even when both puppies started off as bold and outgoing. This means that Read more…