Aggressive guarding of his crate/bed.

by Rich
(Indiana)

I have a farm with plenty of land, ponds, barns and animals. I also have 5 dogs total: 2 GPs, 1 Lab and 2 Shorkies (that live in the house)

I have 3 OPEN crates in my shop for the 2 GPS and Lab. The male GP is about 2 yo. Recently he started going in one crate (they are never locked and can come and go as they please) and growls deeply if any other dog comes near him in there. The problem is that he is super sweet and has never had a problem before. Other dogs and cats would lay with him no issues. Now he will run out and at any dog that come near, but ONLY when he's in the crate.

What's going on?

Thanks!
Rich

Comments for Aggressive guarding of his crate/bed.

Average Rating starstarstarstarstar

Click here to add your own comments

Nov 30, 2016
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Crate guarding
by: Donna

He has matured somewhat and just doesn't want any dog/animal near his crate. He wants his peace and quiet which is what the crate is there for.

He is also being possessive of it, probably.

You'll need to keep his crate away from the others in such a way they don't need to walk by it ever.

This is unsolicited but make sure you have neutered and spayed your dogs. Over 3 million dogs are put down in the States every year due to unwanted dogs and the shelters are full to overflowing.

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Great Pyrenees Questions.








Breaking News

  1. Overheating

    Sep 13, 20 06:12 PM

    My Great Pyr 8 month old recently started doggy daycare. Does he need timeouts from the other dogs or will he rest when overheating. Thanks

    Read More

  2. Distress

    Aug 29, 20 08:37 AM

    I have a 12 year old, 125 pound, Male, Great Pyrenees. He is having trouble walking on back legs, gasping for breath frequently, whining and barking

    Read More

  3. Behaviourial Issues - 3 year old

    Aug 28, 20 03:33 PM

    I am hoping that assistance with some behavioral advice and/or resources for recent issues that have occurred in the past month with our Great Pyrenees

    Read More

  4. Milos scares the sneaky person

    Aug 28, 20 10:04 AM

    Milo, He alerted at midnite that on the the porch there was someone there. This was Fourth of July 2020. They were peeking thru the curtain on the front

    Read More

  5. Puppy won't sleep at night

    Aug 27, 20 07:24 PM

    We have a 12 week old Pryenees female and she won't get on our sleeping schedule. We play several times during the day and into the early evening but

    Read More

  6. Boris

    Aug 27, 20 07:16 PM

    WONDERFUL

    Read More

  7. Weight Loss - Nine months old

    Aug 21, 20 06:31 AM

    im deeply concerned for my my 9 month old pyrenees yuki. shes currently sheeding an here lately it looks like shes lost a good mount of weight i feed her

    Read More

  8. Partnership

    Aug 20, 20 11:59 AM

    Can a pyrenees have more than one master?

    Read More