Dog Aggression: Fighting
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This video is 60 minutes long. The DVD on which it is based contains an additional 30 minutes of content and is a total of 90 minutes.
In this lecture, veterinarian and animal behaviorist Dr. Ian Dunbar addresses one of the most worrying behavior problems any dog owner can face — dogs that fight. Dealing effectively with canine aggression necessitates a comprehensive understanding of its underlying causes.
Topics include: The causes of dog-dog aggression in the context of pack hierarchy. How to assess whether a dog has a serious and dangerous fighting problem or whether he is just prone to squabbling. How castration defuses aggressive encounters. How to set up a remedial Growl Class. How to use precise timing, praise and reprimands to reduce and phase out aggression and build up a dog’s confidence and social contacts.