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Young Cane Corso With Multiple Red Flags Regarding Aggression

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Cane Corso Red Flags

Working hard perhaps, but not working smart. In most instances, the Cane Corso is a hobby level of commitment as opposed to a pet level. Not all but almost all of what you describe above are based on ‘All Positive/Purely Positive/Force-Free… .’ the arena of the amateur companion dog trainer and serious trouble for a Cane Corso owner.

2 Year Old Rottweiler Now Hates the Vet

– Posted in: Aggression, At The Veterinarian’s, By Breed, Dog Behavior Miscellaneous Articles, Newsletters, Rottweiler, Towards Unfamiliar People
hates the vet

2 Year Old Rottweiler Now Hates the Vet My almost 2-year-old Rottweiler now hates the vet. I don’t mean when we go there. I mean he only hates when they start poking him and try to muzzle him or give him meds. Anything that has to do with meds and shots and grabbing at him he [...]

Options for an Aggressive German Shepherd Dog

– Posted in: Aggression, Around Children, By Problem, Children and Dogs, Dog Behavior Miscellaneous Articles, German Shepherd, Newsletters, Towards Children, Towards Unfamiliar People

We have a 3 year old German Shepherd. One throw of the rope and she’s a friend forever, if you’re an adult that is. When she gets near a toddler or a small child, she gets very aggressive. Our neighbourhood has a lot of young families and I’m scared to death that if she gets [...]

A Labradoodle and Purely Positive Dog Training

– Posted in: Aggression, By Problem, LabraDoodle, Towards Children, Towards Unfamiliar People

Hi John. I have a 6 year old Labradoodle, probably the alpha male. He was quite difficult to train at doggie school, wanting his own way even when a pup. He recently became more protective of our front door and backyard gate, to the point of snapping at friends, workmen or kids. When someone approaches [...]