A tip for clients whose dogs exhibit social status aggression

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Feb 05, 2010

Dr. Benjamin Hart discusses fighting between a client's dogs. Dr. Hart considers one potential cause of this problem: the owner inadvertently undermines the pack hierarchy. He describes a method for quick resolution of aggression between two normal dogs whose owner has created instability and aggression by interfering with the social order. His advice: Show the dogs that you reinforce the same social hierarchy they do. There are various causes will require different interventions.