Treating Dog Aggression
Most dog owners would do anything to help their aggressive dog become a safe and happy pet. Unfortunately the willingness to “do anything” is what opportunists in the professional dog training industry count on. On this site, you can find who can help and credible, scientific evidence-based information that gets to the bottom of what methods work, which ones are safe, and which will improve your dog’s aggression.
THE REAL EXPERTS
Why your vet AND your trainer may not know the answer. Here is what to be concerned with.
CAUSES OF AGGRESSION
Despite dirty looks from your neighbors you never mistreated your dog. What really causes dog aggression?
IS HEALTH AN INFLUENCE?
A sick dog or a dog in pain can sometimes behave aggressively. Here is why you should get your dogs checked out by your vet.
IS MY DOG AGGRESSIVE?
Dog owners know that puppies like to play fight, bite and growl. And sometimes a dog growling is perfectly appropriate. When is your dog’s behavior really a problem?
Halloween can be scary for dogs! With all the preparations we can get so distracted on Halloween that sometimes we forget about how it might affect our dog. Here are some reminders of the Halloween dangers that can not only affect the well-being of dogs and but pose threats to the safety of those around them. Halloween.. read more →
Typically when a dog owner first researches whether medication could be used for aggression, they learn there are a number of medications that could be used. Which medication is best? Which medication(s) your dog will best respond to depends on the diagnosis, because aggression is only a symptom of an underlying problem, not a diagnosis.. read more →
5 books for the dog lover on your list. Yes, you can put yourself on that list! We talk a lot about dog-training on this site, but we wanted to offer a break from that to find books about dogs that would truly feel like a gift. The following 5 books come from quite different.. read more →