Resource Guarding

Powerful Stud of a Cane Corso Aggressively Protective of His Food and Toys

– Posted in: Cane Corso (Italian Mastiff), Dog Behavior Miscellaneous Articles, Mastiff, Molosser, Newsletters, Resource Guarding
Female Cane Corso With a toy

Our Cane Corso (named Tito) is about 14 months, and he is just a very powerful stud of a dog. He is extremely playful and well tempered, he responds to commands extremely well for a 14-month-old ball of muscle with extremely high energy, however, after adding a 2nd into the family pack Tito has become [...]

Fearful Bulldog Around Food Dish After Fight

– Posted in: British (English) Bulldog, Dog Behavior Miscellaneous Articles, Fear and Anxiety, Newsletters, Olde English Bulldog, Resource Guarding
fearful bulldog

Hi John, We used to feed our English Bulldogs (two of them) together, and then the female began to get really aggressive with the food. We started to feed them separately and for a while it was working out fine, until a few months later, the male dog is refusing to eat from a bowl. [...]

Resource Guarding Cane Corso

– Posted in: Cane Corso (Italian Mastiff), Children and Dogs, Dog Behavior Miscellaneous Articles, Mastiff, Molosser, Newsletters, Resource Guarding
resource guarding

Resource Guarding in an 8-month-old Cane Corso Reading all your comments about the Aggression in the Maturing Cane Corso is very interesting. Me and my boyfriend have an 8-month-old Cane Corso, everyone thinks he has a great temperament he loves people, children and dogs but where he is so playful and big we are very cautious [...]

Resource Guarding Miniature Australian Shepherd

– Posted in: Aggression, Australian Shepherd, By Problem, Children and Dogs, Dog Behavior Miscellaneous Articles, Newsletters, Resource Guarding
Resource Guarding Miniature Australian Shepherd

Dear John, We have a mini Australian Shepard that is 8 months old. If he has a bone and my 15 year old daughter walks into the room he attacks her. He has only done it to me once but is getting more aggressive. I have no idea what to do. We have a dachshund [...]

Resource Guarding Jack Russell Terrier

– Posted in: Aggression, Dog Behavior Miscellaneous Articles, Jack Russell Terrier, Resource Guarding
resource guarding jack russell terrier

Dear John, About 5 months ago, my family adopted a 1 ½ year old neutered jack Russell/poodle mix (we think!) named Jack from the SPCA. He has proven to be a challenge, but until recently we have not had any issues that aren’t fixable through simple training. On thanksgiving day, Jack somehow got a hold [...]

Samoyed Aggression – Resource Guarding of Toys

– Posted in: Aggression, By Problem, Children and Dogs, Dog Behavior Miscellaneous Articles, Resource Guarding

I am emailing you about my 3 year old female Samoyed named Inca. She has always been an overly friendly dog with no aggression problems, and I had no issues with her until I got our second dog Sunny (a female pug around the same age). They get along very well. The only issue is [...]