Positive Answers for the Aggressive Dog. The dog that bites. The dog that attacks other dogs. The dog who may not survive his own aggressive...more
Positive Answers for the Aggressive Dog. The dog that bites. The dog that attacks other dogs. The dog who may not survive his own aggressive behavior. What can be done to help these dogs? When Emma Parsons, canine behavior consultant, discovered that her own dog was aggressive, she developed innovative and effective strategies to calm, alter, and re-shape his reactive displays, and those of her clients' dogs. * desensitize your dog to approaching strange dogs * grab your dog's collar without getting bitten * teach dogs to perform canine calming signals on cue * use your own body language when under stress as a cue for your dog to remain calm less
Jean Donaldson's Fight! is better, but this is much the same information delivered in a differen style. If you use this book's methods, pay careful attention to the warnings about aggression towards humans.