“Aggresssion is fundementally an anxiety disorder”

– Dr Karen Overall, MA, VMD, PhD, DACVB, CAAB, Researcher, specialist in veterinary behavioral medicine

Your dog has a bit of an… anger management problem?

Create a science-driven customized treatment plan to tackle dog aggression.

– Treating Dog Aggression ARTICLES –
  • Controlling dog aggression by using a dog muzzle

    Controlling dog aggression by using a dog muzzle

    Dog aggression can be a challenging and stressful issue for any pet owner. Whether your dog is prone to snapping, growling, or biting, ensuring the safety of both your dog and those around them is paramount. One effective tool in managing this behavior is the use of a dog muzzle. A well-fitted muzzle can provide…

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  • Which Medication Should be Used for Dog Aggression?

    Which Medication Should be Used for Dog Aggression?

    If you’re wondering which medication should be used for dog aggression, this article will help. Whether your dog is already on medication or you’re exploring options, this guide provides valuable insights. It explains various treatments available for dog aggression and anxiety. We cover: This information will equip you to make informed decisions and have meaningful…

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  • What you may not know about rewarding a dog’s fear or aggression

    What you may not know about rewarding a dog’s fear or aggression

    Can treats reinforce a dog’s fear or aggression? A recent blog comment sparked an interesting question in response to our article, 5 Harsh Realities of Treating Dog Aggression, which we thought was worth a blog post. The question came after a statement that treats can’t reinforce (strengthen or cause it to repeat) fear. The poster…

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  • Does Gut Bacteria Play A Role In Dog Aggression?

    Does Gut Bacteria Play A Role In Dog Aggression?

    Studies have found that disruptions in the gut microbiome, such as an imbalance in the ratio of beneficial to harmful bacteria, can lead to various health problems, including behavioral issues in dogs. In particular, some research has suggested that alterations in the gut microbiome may contribute to aggression in dogs. One possible explanation is that…

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  • Managing dog aggression by using a head halter for an aggressive dog

    Managing dog aggression by using a head halter for an aggressive dog

    On this page: What is a Head Halter? Think of a head halter as a gentle bridle for your dog. It fits around their nose and behind their ears, connecting to the leash at the bottom. When your dog pulls, the halter redirects their head, making it harder to pull and easier for you to…

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  • The importance of getting your dog’s attention at the earliest stage of aggressive arousal.

    The importance of getting your dog’s attention at the earliest stage of aggressive arousal.

    We and our dogs are unable to pay full attention to more than one thing at a time. Outside of dogs that are aggressive toward their owners, it means that if you can hold your dogs attention, they will not be attention to whatever else he is becoming aggressive towards. Dogs that are not attending to the threats…

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