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Dogs Emotions And How It Affects Aggression

Aug 17, 2007
There is always a cause for aggression, and hopefully a cure for it and it is positively preventable. A dogs instinctive desire to dominate is the main reason for a dogs intrusion.

They will always struggle to be the leader of the family, which to him is his pack. Aggression during training sessions must be dealt with instanter, he is ambitious your authority to teach him, and if not corrected immediately, it will cause problems later.

If as a fledgling, your dog growled and got what he wanted in that way, he was taught that onset got him what he wanted, and next time the aggression will be worse.

They need to be taught when very young that aggression is not acceptable. Dogs also need interaction with people and other dogs, if they are not provided with this, they will learn to lung at, growl and bark at them.

If a dog is beaten or abused, he leave learn to protect himself every time a hand is raised in his vicinity. Anything that is painful to a dog can teach him to be aggressive, and should never be used as a training tool.

With a fearfully aggressive dog, novice a course of gradual socialization and exposure to people and dogs.

Gradual is the key word here, never try to push your dog into socialization.

With a territorial or dominantly aggressive dog, obedience training commit open eyes him that you are in charge, never charitable your temper, an aggressive dog will take advantage of you at this point.

Most dogs cede show aggression at some point, this must be dealt with properly, always correct aggression when it is shown, every time.

Dogs have emotions, they are living creatures, therefore they have feelings, the problem comes when the owner doesn't recognize them and deal with them as needed.

Some things a dog does are related to chagrin in his life and they need mental stimulation to response with these problems before they become really big problems.

People always say that my dog feels what I feel, they dont know how true this is, a dog not only feels your anger and joy, he also feels your fear and your stress.

When you fight with your spouse, you dogs feels the stress, when you come home from a frustrating day at the office, he feels that frustration, and may very well take the blame for this on himself.

Anyone, whom a dog has ever owned knows dogs have emotions, they can become depressed, when we are gone for any period of time they miss us and get lonely.

They will frequently get into trouble when we leave them alone because long periods of time, because they get bored, just like children.

It is our responsibility to insure their feelings and emotions just as it is our responsibility to feed and water them.

Dogs need mental training as well as physical training, tender loving care is the best mental background you can administer for you pet. Show them often and well how much they are loved and needed in your life.

Wisdom your dog is a wonderful way to spend time with them, and it has the added return of giving you a well - behaved, emotionally sound dog.

I cant tell you how many people have told me they would love to have my dog, she has been well trained and is a loving profitable dog. Her training started when she was 6 weeks old, once a dog is weaned they can start their experience.

When they are trained consistently from the time they are very young, they become the kind of dog anyone would like to have, loving, gentle and a stupendous deal of fun to be around.
About the Author
Garland Choate (GR) is a retired Airline Captain who now publishes articles from the USVI. Find many great articles on dog training at http://www.chocolate.WAHWarriors.com
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