Assessing And Working With An Aggression Dog

Assessing and working with an assertive dog can be very challenging. Even if it’s an aggresive dog barking. You should generally remeber it’s not something that can be fixed quick it will take patients and time.

Fairly often I am getting calls from people who believe they have an aggressive dog, but instead it is merely a badly behaved dog that has not had any training or boundries.

There can be many various reasons for the aggression. Step one is to evaluate why the dog is showing aggression.

1. Absence of social learning with other people or dogs.

2. Genetics can play a very important role with aggression.

3. The absence of alpha dog in the pack so the dog assumes the role.

4. Fear can create aggression.

5. A badly behaved dog who’s never been taught that aggression will not be tolerated.

Spaying or spaying your dog can definitely help in solving a bunch of behaviour issues including aggression. You’ll want to do that as speedily as possible. Sexual maturity can cause aggression in some dogs.

If you realize you have an untrained dog you should reach out to a professional dog trainer for help. A tutor which has worked with assertive dogs can be a useful asset in helping your dog become a better member of the family.

Step one in helping an assertive dog is obedience coaching. Obedience coaching establishes you as the master and develops the master dog relationship. It shows the dog that you are the alpha of the pack and he has no reason to show aggression to guard you are your property.

Make an effort to avoid making situations where your dog feels a strong need to display aggression. If your dog is aggressive to other dogs keep him away from areas where he’ll meet strange dogs.

If your dog is assertive with dog lovers try and avoid areas where there are lots of people. If your dog looks to be protecting at the door to strangers constrict your dog in a crate before you answer the door to avoid any accidents and to keep your dog from reacting.

As your obedience training continues you will find that you have better control over your dog. Using the sit, the sit-stay, the down and the down-stay commands for your dog will give you total control.

Use common sense courtesy and move to the opposite side of the street if your dog is assertive with other dogs or people or dogs when on a walk. They’ll appreciate it and you may avoid a possible culpability situation.

Begin using your dog’s obedience when out on walks and around people. Use the sit-stay and the down-stay whenever acceptable.

And last although not least ensure your dog has plenty of exercise. That doesn’t mean simply playing in the back garden.

Your dog should really go for walks daily to relieve the stored up energy within him. Take into account that a trained dog is a very contented dog and exhausted dog is happier.

Next,discover ways to stop dog barking whether or not it’s your neighbors dog. Learn the way to identify dog behavior and appraise if a dog is stressed which could be causing the assertive behavior.

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