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How To Know Triggers For Dog Aggression - Dog Behavior Problems In Atlanta
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How To Know Triggers For Dog Aggression  -  dog Behavior Problems In Atlanta

Have you experienced some crazy dog aggression in your home?

Does this give you goosebumps and reminds you of the movie Cujo and make you want to lock yourself in the minivan?

Then Now would be a good time to consult with a respected dog trainer in the Atlanta area close to you.

Your dog could be triggered to show aggression for various reason that could be from normal actions from you like brushing their fur, brushing their teeth, clipping their nails, or even trying to give them a bath.

A Mommy dog that just had her precious litter will normally go in aggression mode if she see that her puppies are in danger.

They are not trying to be mean but mainly they have no idea what the humans intention might be so better safe then sorry.

No different then the way our Mother would react if she thought someone where trying to hurt us

Dogs can get territorial when it comes to their home, yard, and anything related to that. They could show aggression when an intruder is possibly trying to invade their space and mess with their territory.

Most times that's a good thing right?

Dogs can and will be triggered to show aggression when it comes to other dogs in their area. At this time of behavior could result from the following reasons

Dogs of the same sex could go up against each other, like males for instance will see who is the alpha male, the big dog

Another dogs size or breed type could set off triggers of aggression in other dogs who fear that type of dog and possibly had a bad run in with a similar dog of that type before

Rude dogs could be the trigger for aggression in other dog by the way they act which would make the other dog use what he has to warn off the other dog. This could be using their body, showing teeth, or other actions to tell the other dog to get lost.

Fast moving objects could also trigger your dog to show some aggression like birds, squirrels, cars driving by, as well as people on bikes and runners. It is their nature to observe these activities and react. So just take notice of what's going on around the area.

Sometimes dogs can be triggered to show aggression from being frustrated or even agitated. There might be something or someone that they are trying to get to but are not able. This could include your dog trying to get your attention in a way like barking or jumping and they feel that they are being ignored. They could react in a negative way.

There could be any number of these triggers that set your dog off in aggression mode and sometimes a combination of the all at times so its best to keep notice of whats going on around your dog.

Take in account if some of these episode are create because of the surrounding your dog finds themselves in.

Try your hardest to create safe, warm and loving surroundings for your dog to cut down on this aggression behavior.


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hayley  

great article !

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  about 6 years ago

Thank you Havley

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  about 6 years ago

Thank you, I just think being in different surroundings can make anyone act odd.

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  about 6 years ago

it is interesting how different dogs can be. My don never bit, but he barked very loudly and often, something border-collies aren't supposed to do.

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  about 6 years ago

Thank you, I just think being in different surroundings can make anyone act odd.

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  about 6 years ago
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