Walking Your Dog Aggressive Dog

Walking your dog aggressive dog should not be frightening or even down right disastrous. But for some it is. It doesn’t have to be that way any more. Before You Walk Your Dog Again   Before you walk your dog aggressive dog again and really shatter your confidence, here are 3 “Management Principles” to follow […]

Dog is Aggressive on Leash

Disclaimer:  When working on leash aggression, Make sure to consider all options carefully before deciding on how to begin working on your dog’s leash aggression. Following is a reader inquiry to one of my blogs about her dog that is aggressive on leash. Hello, my name is Mary I am in need of help with […]

Review: Fearful Dog

My story starts in November 2010 with the search for a dog.  What type of dog and do we want a puppy or a rescue.  We decided on a rescue Miniature Australian Shepherd. She was shy and barked for a long time and then she warmed up just a bit.  The foster mom said she […]

Dog Aggression: Does Tug-of-War Increase Dog Aggression?

I frequently get asked the question, “Will playing tug-of-war with my dog increase his aggression?” Every dog, to a greater or lesser degree, has predatory instincts or prey drive  – that’s their inherent characteristic to chase moving objects. This prey drive activity includes running, chasing, biting, dissecting and chewing.  Some behaviorists would say that engaging […]