Dog Aggression and Positive Only Training – “the pitfalls”

Robert Cabral Blog, Dog Aggression, Dog Training Leave a Comment

Dog aggression is serious in nature and understanding it takes someone with an immense amount of experience.  One thing that upsets me is dog trainers with little experience talking about using positive only training to deal with dog aggression.  That dog aggression can be against people, dogs or even other animals.  The key thing is to understand that dog aggression …

The Danger in Suppressing a Dog's Drives

The Danger in Suppressing a Dog’s Drives

Robert Cabral Behavior, Blog, Dog Aggression, Problem Solving Leave a Comment

The information contained in this article may be a bit advanced for some readers, but it is extremely important if you are dealing with a dog with difficult behaviors and are looking to hire a trainer to work with your dog or you are working with the dog yourself.  Suppressing the drives of a dog may seem like the answer on …

Dog Aggression

Corrections in Dog Training

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Correct Them or Kill Them I’ve been a pretty outspoken advocate for shelter dogs, and all dogs in general for the last several years.  I’ve also spent most of my time training and competing with dogs.  To be clear, I deal with all types of dogs, not just the ones I choose, but also the ones that are chosen for …

German Shepherd and Malinois Playing Rough

Aggressive Dogs vs. Aggressive Behavior

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I’m sure I’ll be addressing this issue again and again, as I have so many times in the past. Countless times I’ve been asked to evaluate a dog that has been labelled “aggressive” that actually just exhibited some aggressive behavior. So.. what’s the difference? Simple, If I upset you, slap you, taunt you or annoy you, you might act aggressive, …