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Resource Guarding between dogs is a big topic. It’s also one of the most requested for me to cover on my podcast. Over the past week, my six-month-old puppy has started attacking some of the other dogs in my household over resources. It’s a good time for me to share what I am doing to help This! overcome possession aggression around resources, particularly food. Yes, even professional dog trainers experience challenges to work through.
In the episode you'll hear:
• About the two forms of resource guarding, against humans and against dogs. • Why dogs resource guard. • What I’ve seen with my puppy This! guarding resources against other dogs. • The signs to look for that show a dog could be resource guarding. • My previous experiences with my dogs and resource guarding. • The two approaches to take and why one can result in an all-out aggressive dog. • What NOT to do about resource guarding. • The reason discipline and corrections are like putting gasoline on a fire. • About fear periods in puppies and why to stay grounded and calm. • The reason to get appropriate help from a qualified Veterinary Behaviorist. • What I am doing about resource guarding to help my puppy. • How I am journaling what happens every day, the good and not so good. • About identifying and removing triggers and creating a safe environment. • Why to keep your dog under threshold. • All the elements to help your dog and why to email us about joining Recallers.
• Podcast Episode 45: My Dog Just Got Jumped, Now What?-https://dogsthat.com/podcast/45/ • *Book: Mine! A Practical Guide to Resource Guarding in Dogs by Jean Donaldson-https://geni.us/mine-jean-donaldson • Podcast Episode 59: Why Your Treats Aren’t Working for Your Dog-https://dogsthat.com/podcast/59/ • Game: Learn How to Play ItsYerChoice (IYC)-https://recallers.com/iycsummit-join/ • Susan's Team: firstname.lastname@example.org
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