treating dog aggression

  • 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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  • How anxiety relates to dog aggression and why we need to treat it

    How anxiety relates to dog aggression and why we need to treat it

    While you may think your dog is aggressive because of the neighbour’s black dog or the guy wearing that crazy hat, it is now believed by the scientific community that anxiety or uncertainty underlies most dog aggression (1).  That anxiety or uncertainty in dogs underlies dog aggression is not immediately obvious. As a result it…

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  • 5 Harsh Realities of Treating Dog Aggression

    5 Harsh Realities of Treating Dog Aggression

    On the surface treating dog aggression – if not a simple fix – can at least appear to be relatively straightforward. Teach your dog to do something that is incompatible with aggressive behavior. How hard can that be? Well, after the initial cycle of excitement and enthusiasm, there is the inevitable wake-up call to reality.…

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  • Training your aggressive dog to pay attention might help improve dog aggression

    Training your aggressive dog to pay attention might help improve dog aggression

    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 measures of anxiety than…

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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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