If you are studying psychology or animal behavior, you may have stumbled on the Principle of Parsimony. How does this apply to dog behaviors?
This guide is meant to help those dog owners who have been implementing dog behavior modification for aggression and aren't seeing desired results. Following are some helpful troubleshooting tips.
It happened again. Rover next door happened to visit your yard leaving behind unmistakable traces of his presence. What to do? Your neighbor poses a deaf ear to your requests of keeping his dog under control, your cat is terrified of heading out...
What is dog generalization and how does it happen? Learn who dogs generalize their fears and what can be done to prevent it.
What is Constructional Aggression Treatment and how does it work? Learn more about pros and cons of this behavior modification method.
Learning how to break up a dog fight is important because the risks for redirected aggression are real. Following are some ways to break up a dog fight.
We are often told to not show our fear around dogs as dogs can sense fear, but how true is that? Are dogs really capable of sensing fear in humans? And if so, how?
fodd protective dog Often owners of aggressive dogs confuse their dog's aggressiveness for protectiveness. These owners believe that what their dogs are doing what is a natural and are often even quite appreciative for it. For instance, a dog that...
If you own a fearful dog, you may be looking for strategies to help him out. The Jolly Routine may turn out helpful in many circumstances.
Is your dog's second name shadow? Or is it "Velcro dog?" Jokes aside, a dog following you everywhere in the house may be cute at first but it can soon get old when you have to watch every step.