It’s very easy for dogs to suffer with nervousness and fear when it comes to meeting people, and in particular I’ve helped a lot of dogs that are worse around men. Either shying away from them and giving men a wide berth, or barking and growling in a pre-emptive self defence.
Those I help who have a rescue dog often assume that this means the dog was poorly treated by a man in the past. However (more…)
This article is about what to do specifically around the time when a visitor comes to your home if your dog is showing aggression towards visitors. However just doing this on it’s own is not enough – this will only manage the situation and keep your visitors safe and your dogs out of trouble. If you have a problem with aggression towards visitors, you need to implement this advice immediately, AND (more…)