Is my dog resource guarding me?

Is my dog resource guarding me -aggressive looking terrrier dog on a lead with the caption How do I know if my dog is resource guarding me

Do you have a dog that is always close to you and seems to get jealous or agitated when you are around other people or dogs? If so, your dog may be resource guarding you. If you’re wondering “Is my dog resource guarding me?”, learn the signs and what you can do to help them … Read more

Is Littermate Syndrome a Myth?

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Did you know that there is a phenomenon called littermate syndrome? It’s when two or more puppies are raised together and they end up developing behavioral problems. But is this really a thing? Or is it just something people say to explain away bad dog behavior? Let’s take a look at the scientific evidence and … Read more

Littermate Syndrome in Dogs

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Littermate Syndrome is an anecdotal umbrella term that refers to a range of behavioral problems which can develop when two or more puppies are raised together in the same household after 8-12 weeks of age, when they would normally be separated to go to new homes. Contents of this article: What is littermate syndrome? How … Read more

Resource Guarding in Dogs

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Resource guarding is a natural behavior that is present in most animals of any species – including humans. We all want to keep hold of our stuff! Resource guarding becomes a problem when a dog’s urge to keep people or dogs away from their prized possessions or food, and to keep hold of things, gets overamplified … Read more