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Angel does that as well, just not quite to that extreme....I have taught all mine tho, that rough play with Momma is not done, that could be why...Buck & Tia played rough with the ex and then would run over and give me kisses, so I never really had any issues with that...I also think some Boxers are just more "oral" Angel certainly is, she is always mouthing us in play...

Definitely sounds like Diesel expects the play from your husband, but he hasn't tried to work with him on how to stop, until he does, it's going to continue...Diesel is sensing the differences in the pecking order with each of you..He respects your daughter and is careful with her, which is great(Angel by the way also always lays toys in my lap and bugs me), he sees you as the leader, hence the good behavior except for the mouthing, your husband he sees as a playmate, not an authority figure, which you probably already knew...It's up to your hubby to get that changed, he needs to discipline Diesel, not you..As far as Diesel mouthing you, I would just start with a firm "no" when he does that and be consistent..Even at 2 1/2 when Angel gets playful she will do that to me as well, I lift my hand up out of her way, repeat "no" a few times and keep going...

Hope this made some sense and it's helpful..I am by no means an expert, just things i have learned over the years...How old is Diesel now by the way?
 

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Wow, time does fly!! Hard to believe that he's a year now...Ok, it's obvious that the reason Diesel does better with you and your daughter is due to the time you both spend with him, which is awesome...Getting kids involved in the training and such is a great experience and teaches both as well..I remember when I was taking Buck to class, I would come home and go over every lesson with the ex, so he would know what we learned and we could both be on the same page...Despite the fact that I was and still am the one that spends the majority of time with the dogs, I really have never had any issues tho with them not behaving or minding anyone else....I guess you can just keep doing what you are doing, subtly remind your hubby that id he wants Diesel to behave better with him, he needs to use a bit more discipline..It may be best to keep play time with him down to a minimum til Diesel figures it out as well....
 
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