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Older jack (13) tearing up carpet and licking furnature
I have a 13 year old Jack. And yes, he’s a jack- meaning he is very stubborn-determined. But, I have remained the “alpha” and he has adapted wonderfully… until now. In the past 2 years, he exhibits very aggressive behavior towards all other dogs- fight it or mount it mentality- He is now tearing up carpet- and obsessively licking furniture. Over the past 2 years he has cost me thousands of dollars in carpet/drywall repair, and damaged furnishings. I love the old man, but ….. He KNOWS what he’s doing is wrong. When he tears up the carpet, and I come home- he goes directly into his kennel- KNOWING he did this, and Im angry- but he just wont quit. In the past, I have never kenneled him while Im at work during the day- but have been forced to now because of the cost of damages.
Im ready to give him to a family member/or find him a new home because he has just become so difficult to deal with in social environments with other dogs, and with the destruction in my home. It’s almost as if my good dog has TOTALLY lost his mind! Please help!