Of course we rely on our voice to communicate to other that they should keep their distance. However there are some of the pitfalls dog handlers run into that sometimes makes this simple solution not so simple. PitfallsSometimes simply you don't see others coming. You may miss someone if you are looking at your dog, reaching for a treat or paying attention to something … [Read more...] about 6 Other Ways to Keep Others Away From Your Dog
Training your aggressive dog to stop paying attention to something else and shift their to you will likely help to improve dog aggression.People with generalized social-phobia that have been trained to pay attention to non-threatening positive material and ignore threatening material, showed significantly greater reductions in self-reported, behavioral, and physiological … [Read more...] about Training your aggressive dog to pay attention might help improve dog aggression
Everyone who has a dog seems to have an opinion on how to handle dog behavior problems and aggression is at the top of the list. Here is some of the worst advice for handing aggression in dogs that you should avoid.Being dominant, being “pack leader”, “alpha”, “top dog”, etc.. Act like Cesar Milan and do “alpha rolls”. Using anE-collar, “stim” collar, or shock … [Read more...] about The World’s Worst Dog Aggression Advice
If you are new to click training, you might want to check out our introduction to clicker training, what it is, why we use it and how it it is a fun and effective way to train dogs, but why it is particularly good in working with aggressive dogs.If you understand the principal of clicker training, you might want to see it in action. From Virginia Broitman and Sherri … [Read more...] about [VIDEO] Clicker training basics!