Tag Archives: training an aggressive dog

Training Mindfully: Reframing our approach to fear in dogs

Posted on: September 6, 2016 - 2 Comments

When we train mindfully, we pay attention on purpose. We're aware of what’s happening during the session: mechanics, timing, location, the dog’s internal state.

Thresholds, Dials, and Fear: Managing Your Dog’s Stress Levels

Posted on: July 26, 2016 - No Comments

The goal in any training protocol is to reduce stress so that the dog remains one hundred percent, no-holds-barred OK in his environment.

5 Things I Want Anyone With A Fearful Dog To Know

Posted on: March 24, 2015 - 7 Comments

I see dogs that truly enjoy meeting new people and other dogs, and find myself wishing the same for my not-so-social dog. It's easy to get discouraged, but know that many people are experiencing the same things with their dogs as you are.