Hi all im after some serious advice.
I have a 9 year old dog, he is a bearded collie and we have had him since he was 6 weeks old so he is like one of the kids.
However i have 2 young boys aged 5 and 3 and the dog is very grumpy with them , snapping at them if they get to close and grumbling at them to.
it seems to be getting worse.
last night my youngest lad stumbled over the dog whilst playing and the dog barked quite aggresivly at him.
then about half an hour later the dog was sat by the sofa and my youngest boy again sat next to him playing with his toys and the dog snapped and has bit him just under the eye!!! leaving quite a nasty mark.
I love my dog to bits but this is happening more frequently and the kids are getting older and arent going anywhere.
I really dont know what to do???? the dog is like one of the kids and we used to treat him as such as we thought we couldnt have children for a while, i guess he has become jealous of my boys.
what can i do!!!!