KY Humane Tips fro Controlling Canine Aggression - WDRB 41 Louisville News

KY Humane Tips fro Controlling Canine Aggression

Ursa Marr, the Kentucky Humane Society's behavior expert, shares tips on training canine aggression.

Marr recommends the following points on aggression in dogs:

1. Prevention is key - early socialization is a must (as young as 8 weeks)

2. Management - prevent your dog from being exposed to the trigger, as practiced behavior gets stronger

3. Behavior modification - get professional help from a certified trainer using positive reinforcement methods

4. Refrain from punishing - physical punishment will heighten dog's anxiety and make aggression worse

For more information on behavior training for dogs, call (502) 253-2883.


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