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I have a short video I would like to send you of two dogs. The white one belongs to me and the Jack Russell belongs to my client. As you will see in the video the Jack Russell wants the chew my dog has. (she always want something other dogs have).
What is this wining noise she is making?!
How can I upload this to you?
I am forever grateful for advice and time spent on my questions!


1.  I do not accept private questions
2.  I think you have to upload the video to You Tube and then copy the URL and imbed it.  Not sure.  Perhaps you should ask a question of for non-experts and they can advise you further.  

My educated guess (IF SHE IS ACTUALLY WHINING AND NOT GROWLING) the JRT is demonstrating juvenile behavior (genetic trait) to "persuade" a dog in (her estimation) of higher rank in social status to release the object.  BUT....I haven't seen the video, so this is an educated guess.

WHY IS YOUR PERSONAL DOG interacting with a client's dog?  The only time I ever brought a dog of my own to a session was to test the reaction of a client's dog, knowing my dog was absolutely sound in temperament and behavior.  You are risking your own dog in a situation that might erupt into an actual physical confrontation; this is not professional.  

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Jill Connor, Ph.D.


I have spent my entire professional life rehabilitating the behavior of the domestic dog and I can answer any question regarding any behavior problem in any breed dog. I have answered more than 5,000 QUESTIONS on this site in the past (almost) eight years. If you are a caring, committed owner and need advice, I'm here for you. I am personally acquainted with my colleagues (Turid Rugaas, Ian Dunbar, etc.) who were members of an elite group in EGroups that I founded: K9Shrinks. THERE ARE NO QUICK FIXES for serious behavioral issues; not only is it unprofessional to offer same, it is also unethical. IF I ASK YOU SUBSEQUENT QUESTIONS, I NEED YOU TO INTERACT WITH ME. More information equals more credible answers and a more successful outcome. If you want ANSWERS THAT WORK, participate in any way I request. I'm quite committed to working on this site for YOUR benefit and the benefit of YOUR DOG. Help me in any way you can.


30 years of solving serious behavior problems in domestic dogs; expert in dog to human aggression; Internet columnist for for 5 years; former radio talk show host, WHPC.FM, Garden City, NY "Bite Back" (1995 through 2000). List owner, international animal behavior experts, Seminar leader: "Operant Conditioning and Learning"; "Aggression in The Domestic Dog"; "Solving Problem Behaviors" -- conducted for various training facilities on Long Island from 1993 through 2000. Former clinical director of "Behavioral Abnormalities" in conjunction with Mark Beckerman, DVM, Hempstead, New York.

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