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The movie the Lady and The Tramp wasn’t a canine behavior documentary. Not all dogs, due to the nature, and, or nurture reasons outlined above are inclined to live with other dogs. However, sometimes we set them up to fail. There are options, and results vary. With enough effort, it’s technically possible to force dogs that live together to behave, but that’s not the same thing as enjoying living with other dogs and can be very stressful on one dog, or the other(s), and the owner.
Unfortunately, because the world of dog training is driven by people (trainers) that love dogs most dogs end up being influenced more by their hormones, breed genetics, bloodlines, and evolutionary programs alone, as opposed to these things AND a loving authority figure in the context as is universally found in higher order social species such as dogs, wolves, apes, humans, etc. Here’s how dogs are often led astray, and needlessly become aggressive with unfamiliar dogs. – John Wade
Episode Synopsis Fear of men is more common than you might think and usually entirely avoidable. Often people think it’s due to the dog being abused by what it fears, in this case, males, but the truth is the problem is almost always due to a breeder’s neglect to provide appropriate exposure at the correct
You Can, But Should You? This is part of a ‘Food For Thought Series regarding the unregulated world of dog breeding and training’. More, but not exclusively for people thinking of getting a puppy or dog so they can avoid some of the more common ‘before the purchase’ mistakes. It’s also for those that have
This is part of a ‘Food For Thought Series regarding the unregulated world of dog breeding and training’. More, but not exclusively for people thinking of getting a puppy or dog so they can avoid some of the more common ‘before the purchase’ mistakes. It’s also for those that have a dog and are wondering
“Super Sweet And Never Been Aggressive Towards Us” I have a female doberman 15 months. She has had aggressive interactions starting at about 10 months, (she came into heat around a year) with my other 3 dogs, 2 females and a male, golden retriever, saint Bernard and a Rhodesian Ridgeback. Most times there is an