Dog Aggression

Dog aggression is a common behavior problem that is frequently misunderstood. Once you know more about the way dogs communicate, you will be in a better position to manage and train your dog to be less aggressive.

Signs & Types of Dog Aggression

If you are dealing with an aggressive dog, one of the first steps to take is to learn more about the types and signs of dog aggression.

What You’ll Learn:

  • How to help the diagnosis process
  • Common types of aggression
  • Factors that affect aggression

How to Manage and Handle an Aggressive Dog

Learn how to manage an aggressive dog by looking at several techniques that can be used.

What You’ll Learn:

  • Exercise & enrichment
  • Pheromone & natural remedies
  • Handling tools
  • Aggression towards familiar people, visitors, on walks, between dogs

Training and Exercises to Help an Aggressive Dog

How to calm an aggressive dog is to provide him with alternative ways to respond to stimuli.

What You’ll Learn:

  • Basic cue response
  • Food & aggression
  • Guarding items

How to Help a Dog to Relax

When dogs have an aggressive reaction, owners naturally try to calm them down as quickly as possible. Here’s how you can do that.

What You’ll Learn:

  • Relaxation tasks
  • Safety cues
  • Relaxation training

How to Spot a Good Dog Trainer

There are no bad dogs, just unrealistic expectations and wrong-headed approaches to teaching them appropriate behavior. Use this checklist to spot a good dog trainer.