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Defining causes of dogs’ aggression in boarding facilities

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Of all the behaviors boarding and daycare personnel experience, dogs’ aggression can be difficult and frequently dangerous. Dogs become aggressive for multiple reasons including fear, pain, dominance and illness, writes Steven Applebaum. Understanding root causes is critical to treating any problem, as aggression is often a symptom of an underlying factor. Aggressive behavior can be difficult to address without a great deal of specialized experience, he warns. Continue reading

Source: Pet Boarding & Daycare, November 1, 2019.