Aggression

The Causes of Very Dominant Subjects (VD)


Why, within a decade, has the birth of overly dominant subjects increased by ten, twenty, or thirty times? And what has set back, at least in part, our ability to handle this disturbing phenomenon? One of the most frequent reasons given is the incapacity of the owner to manage the dog, but this explanation doesn’t […]



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All Pack Leaders!


In the last few decades, there has been a sharp increase in the aggression levels of dogs. This has led to puppies and dogs of various breeds and sizes facing, sometimes fatal, conflicts with other dogs. Often this violence has much more serious consequences than when concerning humans. Paradoxically (but perfectly understandable), the most serious […]



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Different Types of Aggression


Aggression from dogs is divided into two groups: the type regarding the interaction between dogs and the other related to their interaction with humans, although some affect both. Aggression from Physical Pain: such a form of aggression is born in response to a pain stimulus caused voluntarily or involuntarily. This response will be different according […]



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The Causes of the Most Common Behavioral Disorders


Let’s consider it necessary to put the light on how these changes are the sole responsibility of humans as the animals simply have to endure themselves. One of the main causes is, in fact, is the result of the lifestyle of our society. Our cities, with their loud noises, hectic rhythms, and insufficient green areas, […]



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Breed and Aggression Standard


Let’s quickly clarify this fundamental concept: If a dog exhibits aggressive behavior towards the family it lives with, or against their acquaintances or visitors, the only logical explanation is that the animal has the character of a Very Dominant (VD) subject. These subjects, until a few decades ago, were rare. This behavioral character represents, in […]



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The Campbell Test


The Campbell Test is to be performed with puppies in the range of six to eight weeks of age. Exercise No.1 is called “Social Attraction”. It’s used to assess the probability level of dependency that it will have with the future owner. We move a few meters away from the dog and after kneeling in […]



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The Physiology of Aggression


The premise is that experiences don’t change the character, but they can modify the behavior. If we analyze the most common causes that lead a dog to be aggressive, we will see that the behavior of every dog is the result of an interaction between genetic and environmental components. The first to manifest in the […]



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Situations That Trigger Aggression


Dogs are social animals that live in a packs, and for the same reasons of survival, the presence of a pack leader is strictly necessary. In a pack there will be a maximum of two or three members with an instinct for dominance. Their hierarchy is established through fighting, possibly bloody but never deadly. The […]



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Dangerous Breeds


The debate on breeds considered to be dangerous continues. Without questioning, almost all technicians are convinced that they don’t exist and that the problem is always the owners. And yet, looking at the premise (Eisenberg Philosophy claimed that if the premise is incorrect, all of the consequences are incorrect), we realize that we are starting […]



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