For dogs exhibiting territorial aggression,you will need to gain enough control to have your dog sit,stay,and when calmed down,take a reward at the front door. Generally,aleash and head collarwill give the fastest and most effective control (see Training Products ?Head Halter Training).
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Do all dog breeds have territorial aggression?
Any dog can exhibit territorial aggression, but it is likely more common in some breeds than others. What Is Territorial Aggression in Dogs? It is common for dogs to instinctively guard resources they value, including food, toys, and beds.
How do you treat territorial aggression in dogs?
Treating Territorial Aggression In Dogs. supervision/environmental control by using fences, leashes, etc. a behavior plan that may include training (of the dog and owner), regular exercise for the dog, planned socialization depending on the behavior, and perhaps most critical, a behavior plan including counter-conditioning and desensitization.
Can you train a dog to stop being aggressive to people?
Before you can begin to train your dog to stop responding to certain people and situations with aggression, you will need to identify the sources of your dog aggression. Make a list of all of the things that trigger your dog aggression.
Why is my dog aggressive to strangers?
Territorial Aggression Toward People in Dogs. When dogs display aggression to strangers only on the home property, and do not respond aggressively to strangers on neutral territory, territorial aggression is the likely diagnosis. There are two primary motivations for territorial behavior, dominance or fear/anxiety.