Dogs can be funny creatures sometimes. It often seems like their conflicting personality traits makes them such unique pets.
Such is the case with a lot of the dog aggression cases that we deal with and train.
A large portion of the aggressive dogs or dogs working through an aggression problem that we see at our company stem from insecurity, nervousness, fear, and sensitivity.
In this case study Joe is working with a Neo (Neapolitan Mastiff) who has a history of aggression as well as being a dog who is very prone to being sensitive and ‘shutting down’.
In a situation like this it’s important to show the dog HOW to deal with his stress through obedience and structure, rather than through aggression and biting.
If you’re dealing with any aggression issues you’ll likely find information to help you with your training efforts in this video.