Aggressive Behavior

General information

Is your dog showing aggressive behavior such as:

  • Barking, lunging, or snarling at other dogs or at people when out on leash
  • Getting into fights with other dogs, including other dogs in the household
  • Growling at, snapping at, nipping, or biting people
  • Chasing and possibly injuring smaller animals like cats or small dogs
  • Guarding possessions like his food bowl, toys, chews, or even his place on your couch

In order to help you with any issue involving aggressive behavior, we must schedule you for a behavior consultation so we can assess your dog and determine the best course of treatment for that particular dog. Click here for information on our behavior consultation program and to get started in scheduling a consultation. You may also want to read this information about different kinds of aggressive behavior:

Aggression Handout
Canine Rivalry