Tag: dog aggressive behavior

Dog Aggression rehab? Commitment is the keyword.

Dog aggression is not a fun topic. I know some dog trainers probably see it as sort of sexy and seem to take a lot of pride in repeating the phrase “I work with aggressive dogs” There has been a good deal of television culture and drama built around the buzz concepts of dog aggression, dogs that bite, and rehabilitation. There is nothing sexy or exciting about it, IMO. It is sad. It breaks my heart a little bit eachRead more “Dog Aggression rehab? Commitment is the keyword.”

Remote collars only make aggression worse. (or so they say)

Below is video footage of a dog-dog aggression case we worked recently. A remote collar was one of the tools used in working to modify the behavior. Some people will tell you that using a remote collar for these types of cases is only going to make things worse. You can be the judge. Did it work, didn’t it work? Did it make things worse, did it make things better? My opinion? It depends who’s doing the work and howRead more “Remote collars only make aggression worse. (or so they say)”