How to Deal with an Aggressive Dog
How to Deal with an Aggressive Dog.
With proper training, an aggressive dog can
be transformed into a well-behaved companion
you’ll love having at your side.
You will need A veterinarian Exercise Boundaries
Restraints Patience and a muzzle (optional).
Due to the potentially serious consequences
of dog aggression, seek professional guidance.
Understand that it is a dog’s nature to behave
aggressively out of frustration, fearfulness,
Get an aggressive dog examined by a veterinarian
to eliminate medical reasons for the behavior.
Exercise your dog regularly to release pent-up
energy and establish a balanced mental state.
Muzzle an aggressive dog as a precaution when
taking him out in public and avoid playing
tug-of-war games Step 4.
Establish yourself as pack leader by making
it clear to the dog that you are the boss,
reducing dominance-based aggression.
Set boundaries, making it clear that it is
not acceptable for your dog to bite hands
Use a time-out for biting, if necessary.
Neuter or spay your dog to reduce dominant,
territorial, possessive, and protection aggression.
Keep people safe by confining or restricting
your dog until his aggression problem is resolved.
With effort and patience, you can bring out
the best in any dog.
Did you know Did you know?
Behavioral problems account for 50 to 70 percent
of all euthanized dogs.