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  • Writer's pictureCassidy Ingram

4 Important Parts of Aggressive Dog Training

The behavior of aggressive dogs can sometimes become dangerous. That's why they should be trained properly.

Aggression is a natural characteristic of dogs; its intensity varies from dog to dog and from breed to breed. Depending on the circumstances, dogs that belong to the same breed may show different types and degrees of aggression.

Aggression can be directed at other dogs/animals, the owner, or others. Aggressive dogs should be trained so that they learn to repress these impulses.

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Essential parts of a recommended aggression dog training program include:

1. The dog must be taught that you are the "pack" leader, whose orders must always be obeyed. Obedient training is always the basis of adequate dog behavior.

2. Identify the circumstances in which your dog becomes aggressive. It is essential to address the root cause of aggression since aggressive behavior is a symptom of a basic problem. There are several ways you can manage hostility and help your dog stay calm. It will take time, consistency, and possibly the help of a professional.

3. Consult your veterinarian because dogs that are not normally aggressive but suddenly develop aggressive behaviors may have an underlying medical problem, and this possibility should be eliminated before moving forward.

4. Turn to an animal behavior specialist who can help you identify the causes of your dog's aggressiveness and create a plan to manage it.


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