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The frustration of the Growly Dog owner: it’s NOT other folks’ fault that they don’t understand

Posted on: May 23, 2017 - No Comments

  “Could he not SEE that my dog was upset?” “My dog was on leash and under control - it was his dog that was out of control!” “Why, oh why, do people let their ‘friendly’ dogs invade the space of my fearful, reactive dog, and then blame me for being a useless dog-owner with Read More

Dog Reactivity – what actually is it?

Posted on: February 17, 2017 - No Comments

Got a reactive dog? A fearful, anxious, or aggressive dog? A dog who barks and lunges at everything she sees? This is just for you!

The Perfect Storm

Posted on: September 27, 2010 - 18 Comments

“I can’t believe he snapped at that dog!” “She nipped me. She’s never done that before!” These exclamations come from owners of dogs who had never before acted in an aggressive manner. What caused these dogs to act out in such a way? Many things can cause dogs to become reactive, of course, but in Read More