Socialising dogs (the more challenging ones)

So here we go, we’re going to talk about what you can do to manage dog-reactive or dog-aggressive dogs. There is no straight guidelines because every dog is different, the triggers of the reactivity or aggression varies. In general the triggers follow a pattern or a series of particular events, they can be detected visually, […]

via Dog-dog introduction overview — e-vetlearning

There are as many ways to approach the problem as there are dogs, each dog is different and reacts differently. Whereas parts of the article couldn’t be applied to working with my dogs, I still find it helpful and informative all the same.

Just one note from me: play time should be fun. Don’t force your dog to interact with dogs she doesn’t feel comfortable with. Actually, I could sum up my philosophy as ‘don’t force your dog’ 🙂

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One thought on “Socialising dogs (the more challenging ones)

  1. My sister and her husband recently drove a thousand miles across the US with their very socialized and well behaved dog to meet Bailey for the first time. Luckily they got along very well, but I wish all of her other doggy interactions could be as great!

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