Aggressive Dog Behavior

To define the causes of impulsive dog aggressiveness as well as situate its importance, we must before everything discover the relations that a human and dog can have together. Generally it is difficult to analyze the behavior of a domesticated dog that attacks, especially because of the modifications the dog acquired through his contact with humans. The things that unleash diverse aggressive dog behaviors can be due to a dog maintaining a dominating hierarchy, defending his territory, problems between male dogs, because of food, or maternal, which are results of the instinctive behavior of the species. However, there are also aggressions that are caused because of fear, pain, acquired or deviated, as a consequence of physical punishment, psycho-pathological alterations etc. The causes that can turn a dog to have aggressive attitudes that are normally tranquil in character and kind vary a lot. A dog that has been put through a lot of pressure can become destabilized mentally, making it easy for him to go from being peaceful to aggressive all of a sudden. Puppies that go through abnormal experiences or traumatic ones can develop difficult or abnormal behavior problems. They might be afraid of people, aggressive, bite, be fearful etc. Orphan puppies might not be able to recognize the instinctive submissive acts of others as well. A dog that never bit or attacked before, during a moment of excitement, might bite compulsively, even his own owner. The aggression caused by fear is one of the most frequent causes of aggressive behavior in dogs towards people. If you notice the other dog seems to have an aggressive attitude, don't allow your dog or puppy to get near as this could start up a whole fight in which they could hurt each other. If your dog is an impulsive bitter, don't take him out on walks to places where there are other dogs if you cannot dominate him. A dog that bites must always be taken out with a muzzle and a leash. Obviously, you will also need to take the dog to a professional, specialized trainer. A dog that barks at everything that passes by his house is not necessarily aggressive; the dog is simply trying to protect his territory.

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