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Can a dog start to act defiantly after a few weeks of being trained?

our male, almost 1 year old, German shepherd went to training classes and was a very good boy afterwards. but it's been, about a month I think, and he's starting to act out a lot. I can't get him to listen and he gets frustrated when I try to discipline him. is it because of his age maybe? is he acting like a teenager?

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After you have taken them to training you have to practice that at least 3-4 times a week or they will forget every thing. Also, if you dog in not neutered he will act a lot more aggressive and that usually starts about a year when they reach maturity. I would suggest that you get him neutered and take him back to training again for a refresher. Also, long walks will help to lessen his energy and keep him calmer and happier.

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Perfect!
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Thank you.
My boyfriend tells me it's all my fault that he's acting this way - since, coincidentally I moved in a few weeks before this all started, so he blames it all on me.. :/
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It's not you.... He just needs to keep on practicing his training. But please get him neutered, if he's an alpha dog you could have a problem if you don't.
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He is neutered already [:
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That's good. Just get a hold of the trainer and they can guide you from there. Some pups are a little more stubborn and if this is your first big dog than the trainer needs to help you out.
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Yeah we have been continuing his training like usual, and he's just started acting like this.
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Don't give up. He'll come around sooner or later. Dogs have to be in a pack to be happy, and that pack has to have an alpha--you just want to make sure you're the alpha.
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Thanks, I'll do my best!
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You might consider keeping the dog and losing the bf...if he blames this on you, what else does he blame you for.
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He also says that he would choose his dog over me...
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I think it's time for a new boy friend!!!!! or maybe he needs to be sent to the trainer...
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yeah we've been having problems lately... ugh
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What are you waiting for? Go find someone who really wants to dance with you, meaning, work in harmony, play, and be gentle. Honestly, this dude doesn't deserve you--let him keep his dog, maybe they're a good match!
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He's getting to the age where he thinks he's the alpha. You are going to have to convince him you are the alpha. Be firm, consistent, and don't let him win. Don't hit him, or abuse him--you don't want him to fear you, just respect you. You might need some more obedience training for your furbaby.

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I've raised a lot of dogs, especially pitt's and that is the age when they start to try on their man pants.... I've actually had to sit on a few and pin them down but they get the hint really quick that we don't play like that. I sure hope she know not to hit, that just makes them mean.
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That's a good way to handle it, thanks!
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Yes. You have to show it who's in charge.

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Yeah he's testing you. My dog hes a german shepherd. When hes was in his teens, he does know, is just like, "why do I have to litsen to you. I think hes refusing your commands. But yes.

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