We’ve explained in prior blogs how to prevent your dog from biting other people, and also what to do if you are bitten by a dog, but do you know how to prevent your dog from biting another dog?
Many things can cause dogs to begin fighting, such as: playing with another dog’s toys, eating another dog’s food, getting more attention than another dog, or feeling as if another dog is invading on their territory.
Depending on a dog’s training and socialization, some dogs may be more likely to become involved in a fight than others. Unfortunately, dog fights are not 100% preventable, but there are cues you can pick up on that allow you to prevent a fight from occurring.
Signs that your dog is about to attack:
Remember these warning signs in order to be proactive and prevent a fight before it happens. It is also never too late to teach your dog proper obedience, so contact a dog trainer near you.
Here are some tips to help teach your dog not to be aggressive:
If you feel that your dog may be aggressive and you are uncomfortable with training, call a dog trainer for help. It is always better to be proactive in situations like this in order to prevent your dog from hurting another dog or person.