Archive for the 'Dog Aggression ' Category

Subtle Signs of Dog Aggression: More on Dog Body Language

Subtle Signs of Dog Aggression: More on Dog Body Language

The more I hang out on the Internet, the more horrified I am. Just Google “Dog bites baby” and you will find horrifying videos of diverse breeds of dogs being videotaped, biting children. And, although it is horrifying, in some...

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Not All Dogs Growl or Blatantly Warn Prior to a Serious Bite: A Lesson in Dog Behavior

Not All Dogs Growl or Blatantly Warn Prior to a Serious Bite: A Lesson in Dog Behavior

  I have to deal with the worst parts of canine and human behavior. I see the really devastating and bad situations. I KNOW With Certainty That Not All Dogs Growl or Give Blatant Warnings Prior to a Serious Bite....

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Is My Dog Aggressive or is He Just Afraid?

Is My Dog Aggressive or is He Just Afraid?

I am asked this question fairly often. Most people opt to thinking that their dog is afraid. It is a lot easier for most people to think that their dog is afraid, or fearful, than to curse him with the...

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Stop Walking Your Aggressive Dog

Stop Walking Your Aggressive Dog

It isn’t working! It is making your aggressive dog worse! You can do it and I will explain why it is so important. I have said this before…. And, I will say it again… Stop Walking Your Aggressive Dog! Not...

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Why American Dogs are More Aggressive Than European Dogs

Why American Dogs are More Aggressive Than European Dogs

I have read some very interesting articles that compare European children and American children and the comparisons are startling. Did you know that Norwegian and Danish parents often leave their infants outside, sometimes in temperatures of -4 F for up...

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The Top 5 Reasons Your Dog is Aggressive

The Top 5 Reasons Your Dog is Aggressive

The puppy in the video below is 4 weeks…YES, 4 weeks…old! This is much too serious a behavior for such a tiny puppy! Dog aggression seems to be of epic proportions lately! Sometimes I wonder if it is because I...

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Why Cesar Millan Should Never Talk About or Train Service Dogs

Why Cesar Millan Should Never Talk About or Train Service Dogs

  The video clip below has been making me livid for decades! I know, it is bad for my health to get angry, but I can’t help it. I have spent too many decades training Service Dogs. I think this...

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How to Inadvertently Teach Your Dog to Be Dog Aggressive and Reactive

How to Inadvertently Teach Your Dog to Be Dog Aggressive and Reactive

20 years ago, dogs that were “leash reactive” or looked “dog aggressive” were few and far between. But, nowadays, so many dogs and their owners suffer from this horrifying behavior, it is more common than not. What is “Leash Reactivity”?...

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The 9 Ways You Are Stressing Your Dog Out

The 9 Ways You Are Stressing Your Dog Out

Have you ever experienced stress? Of course you have!  We have all experienced stress! The problem is that undue stress (the kind that is unpleasant and can’t be controlled) causes numerous health problems. Change is sleep habits (loss of sleep,...

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Why I Said “That Dog Should NOT Be a Service Dog”

Why I Said “That Dog Should NOT Be a Service Dog”

Nothing gets me cussed at and told off quicker than my reply when someone sends me an email about fixing their dog’s behavior problem because he “is” or they want him to “be” a Service Dog. First off let’s be...

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