Malin_Baze wrote:The dog must be anxious, about a new animal presence in the house. I think that the dogs need to be re-introduced to each other, this time carefully step-by-step to correct any agressive behaviour in the dog and show it that there is another way of reacting and being with the new family dogs: being calm and friendly around them (and not agressive).
If you ask me, I would suggest you to look into Cesar Milan's videos/books on how it is done. Have you looked into them?
I realize this is an old topic, but your comment about Cesar Milan piqued my interest.
My family ran a working dog kennel when I was a child. We raised and taught dogs to perform a variety of duties like police and rescue work, competitives like agility/herding/etc., as well as basic obedience, schuzthund, and basic care aide dogs, excluding visual and auditory aide (we didn't have the licenses for those, they're higher requirements).
Cesar uses "Dog Psychology" as his basis for his methods, which I personally have used multiple times with tremendous success across breeds and classes. The methods make logical sense and produce immediate results, kinda like what we do here. They are my go-to.
I have held dogs who've approached me like trembling sapplings, covered in their own fear and wettings, to have their fur stroked for the first time in sometimes their entire life, despite multiple owners claiming they're just a destructive and evil beast. These big German Shepherd dogs would collapse into my lap and weep literal tears of Joy, and grow to never leave my side or slip up...Now, they serve their Handlers and Officers in Texas in this fashion, and one of my dogs have even won medals for their services; one for locating a missing elderly woman who was victim of an unfortunate medical issue, and one for apprehending a combative suspect who had fired shots at his handling officer (dog and his HO were not harmed).
Animals know when we are trying to help. Using these methods is in allignment with Satan's Plan, as no harm whatsoever comes to these babies when the methods are properly executed. The only other things I think an SS pet parent would need for basic doge care, we can find here already.
On another note, dogs need walked A LOT. WALK YOUR DOGGOS PLEASE.
Great Danes make good apartment dogs, but they still need walks. Chihuahas are smol and ( a n g e r y ) so yes, they too need walks. As many as you can manage, however long doesn't matter, they'll appreciate it and thrive from it. Aggressive behaviors are best worked out in leash walks as a pack, from my own experience as well as the experts'. Dogs like hierarchies and full routines. I'd also suggest trying to strengthen your bond with them through a few games of tug every few days or so. Also, perhaps try not to let them see each other if they're being caged? Dogs can and do get jealous, and will kill from it. Two cages instead of one would be best, if you can manage, as this helps establish healthy boundaries. Try not to switch who goes in which, give them "rooms", if you will.
A side note: A Dog's body language is the main method of how dogs talk to other dogs. Stiff movements/posturing, for example, usually means aggression in a healthy young dog, so if you see this immediately
cage the dog and ignore them for a little bit. Only cage the dog showing aggression, but also do not touch or look too long at the other one for this time-out sequence. Once the setting is calm, let them out and you can try again a while later. It's important not to rush things here, or you'll do them a big heckin bamboozle my fren.
*** I would like to take this opportunity to remind everyone and anyone that we do not condone striking or any form of physical punishment upon animals in ANY way in Spiritual Satanism. Animals are sacred and must be respected at all times, even during punishments. This can teach valuable self control to the more short fused if it's ever an issue. ***
Now, I personally think, based on experience, that your dogs were most likely not properly introduced (painfully common lol), and there is also an underlying fear-based aggression issue. I say fear-based because you stated that your punishments make the aggression worse. This is treatable, fortunately for you and the puppo babies. Some dogs are slower to adjust than others, just like people, so go at the older dog's pace for this. Younger doggo can also be taught to respect the home's existing hierarchy, just watch the videos linked in the previous post and follow the advices as well. It is hard to determine these things when we cannot see how your babies interact firsthand, so all the info you can provide about this is helpful.
Keep us informed on the status of your furbabies and their friendliness to each other. I am here as are the others if you have any further questions. Best outcomes