The Five Main Reasons Dogs Bite
This is a large issue when it comes to dogs, especially when children are bitten. Dogs, just like children, are territorial over their things. This such as toys, food, territory, or their human being. Who are then umber one offenders in this situation? Guard dogs and herding breeds.
Dogs bite when they are startled or un-socialized, and this is impossible to tell any of this just by looking at them from a distance.
If you dog has been known to have a prey drive of any sort, it is necessary to train them to the full extent. The issue with a strong prey drive is that even a someone passing by that makes eye contact with your dog can trigger it.
Charlene Little is the mother of three wonderful boys and a volunteer foster mom for her local animal shelter. She enjoys working with various breeds of dogs and cats in learning social behavior, training, and how to be the successful member of a fur-ever family. She enjoys studying animals' behavior and finding solutions to behavior problems that the everyday person can handle. She covers topics from various forms of aggression and small problem behaviors. Every problem behavior has a solution, and the solution is never to give up on your pet! Love, kindness, and small adjustments could be just what you need.