Kinda Akward, but i'll ask anyway.. - Page 2
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Life Beyond Horses > Other Pets

Kinda Akward, but i'll ask anyway..

This is a discussion on Kinda Akward, but i'll ask anyway.. within the Other Pets forums, part of the Life Beyond Horses category

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    03-18-2009, 06:51 AM
  #11
Weanling
Nutering your dog wont help, much anyway. My dog does that to new friends and he is nutered and has been ever since he was old enough. Your dog will still have the 'instinct' if you nuter him so I don't think it would help. I don't know how to stop it though. Sorry
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    03-18-2009, 07:02 AM
  #12
Weanling
By new friends I mean kobi's new doggy friends. Haha!!! I didnt read it over before I posted it! Haha!! That would be weird...
     
    04-08-2009, 03:15 PM
  #13
Banned
Thanks again!
     
    04-08-2009, 04:33 PM
  #14
Trained
Did anything help??
     
    04-08-2009, 07:11 PM
  #15
Banned
Well they are doing it less:)
     
    04-08-2009, 07:17 PM
  #16
Showing
My female Scottish terrier will hump the female cat. she started doing it after I had her fixed.
She doesn't do it often but....I believe its a dominance thing.
     
    04-09-2009, 09:34 AM
  #17
Trained
Well less is better
     
    04-09-2009, 08:34 PM
  #18
Yearling
It's a sign of dominance and neutering WILL NOT help this either.
     
    04-09-2009, 09:14 PM
  #19
Trained
Quote:
Originally Posted by Small_Town_Girl    
It's a sign of dominance and neutering WILL NOT help this either.

Sorry but it's very rarely a sign of dominance. Talk to any qualified animal behaviorologist and they will tell you that it's NOT dominance. Truely dominant dogs are pretty much non aggressive. They have no reason to be aggressive as they are #1 and know it and they don't need to prove anything. Dominance is how another animal reacts to you not what you do to it. Think about it this way. Which horse is the dominant one in the pasture? The one who flicks his ear slightly back and all the other horses MOVE, no argument... same thing here. It's a myth that dogs hump for dominance who knows how it started, but if you watch most dogs "humping for dominance" neither one seems too unhappy about it. You would think if one is being put in his place he would be showing all the typical submission signals (tail tucked, crouched, rolling over, ears back, etc) instead they're usually sitting there panting not really caring.
     
    04-10-2009, 12:44 PM
  #20
Showing
Quote:
Originally Posted by MN Tigerstripes    
Sorry but it's very rarely a sign of dominance. Talk to any qualified animal behaviorologist and they will tell you that it's NOT dominance. Truely dominant dogs are pretty much non aggressive. They have no reason to be aggressive as they are #1 and know it and they don't need to prove anything. Dominance is how another animal reacts to you not what you do to it. Think about it this way. Which horse is the dominant one in the pasture? The one who flicks his ear slightly back and all the other horses MOVE, no argument... same thing here. It's a myth that dogs hump for dominance who knows how it started, but if you watch most dogs "humping for dominance" neither one seems too unhappy about it. You would think if one is being put in his place he would be showing all the typical submission signals (tail tucked, crouched, rolling over, ears back, etc) instead they're usually sitting there panting not really caring.
My cat seems to be very unhappy when my dog humps her
Thanks for the info on the non-dominance, I assumed that's what it was.
     
Dog Forums



Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Nervous...kinda Gingerrrrr Horse Talk 8 09-23-2008 06:36 PM
Kinda funny? aappyfan1 Horse Training 2 07-26-2008 12:51 PM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:37 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0