Oh Behave® Dog Training Blog
Dog Training Tips, Dog Friendly Events in South Florida, Information on Dog Behavior
Even subtle signs of stress, fear, anxiety, or guarding are big fat red flags indicating that a bite may likely be in the future. Working a behavior modification protocol with a potential biter can be dangerous if safety precautions are not taken. It is super important for my clients to take signs of aggression seriously so they can keep everyone safe around the dog always.
It’s crucial to work with a qualified dog trainer and behavior expert when socializing a fearful dog. Intense experiences with novel items or known triggers could further traumatize a fearful dog.
Four great tips to improve your dog’s popularity in public by having good leash skills and some consideration.
For owners of fearful dogs, it can be very challenging to keep their dogs happy and comfortable. There can be many triggers that can cause panic in a fearful dog. Managing a fearful dog’s environment to be fear free can be like walking on eggshells.
One of my favorite catch phrases with clients is, “It’s hard to effectively train a dog when you are being ambushed”. With our busy lives filled with multitasking, it’s difficult to be prepared to address undesirable dog behavior on the fly. I get questions like, “What should I do if my dog has an accident in the house?”, “What do I do if my dog jumps on me?”.
Animal liability and your pet dog… from an insurance agent’s perspective.
How to prepare for the arrival of your puppy and your dog trainer