Rethinking the causes of canine aggression

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Rethinking the causes of canine aggression

Post  runarabbit on Thu Jan 06, 2011 10:12 am

Rethinking the causes of canine aggression: http://veterinarymedicine.dvm360.com/vetmed/ArticleStandard/Article/detail/700249

But behaviorists have now come to realize that the term dominance-related aggression is not only simplistic but is often inaccurate.2 Dogs that bite their owners usually do not exhibit the calm, confident, take-charge posture of an animal that is dominant in a relationship. These dogs do not strut up, ears and body erect, and stare until the owners step meekly out of the way.
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Re: Rethinking the causes of canine aggression

Post  runarabbit on Thu Jan 06, 2011 10:13 am

runarabbit wrote:Rethinking the causes of canine aggression: http://veterinarymedicine.dvm360.com/vetmed/ArticleStandard/Article/detail/700249

But behaviorists have now come to realize that the term dominance-related aggression is not only simplistic but is often inaccurate.2 Dogs that bite their owners usually do not exhibit the calm, confident, take-charge posture of an animal that is dominant in a relationship. These dogs do not strut up, ears and body erect, and stare until the owners step meekly out of the way.

a few more aggression articles

http://veterinarymedicine.dvm360.com/vetmed/Behavior360/Video-Do-clients-inadvertently-encourage-aggressio/ArticleStandard/Article/detail/685211

http://veterinarymedicine.dvm360.com/vetmed/Medicine/Have-you-heard-Aggression-begets-aggression/ArticleStandard/Article/detail/590658

here's one on food aggression: http://veterinarymedicine.dvm360.com/vetmed/Medicine/How-I-treat-food-related-aggression-in-dogs/ArticleStandard/Article/detail/418393
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