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Dogs Aggression Towards Master

Dogs Aggression Towards Master

There may be many reasons for dogs threat or aggression, even for the owners. However there are some common situation in which dogs show their aggression towards any of the family members, which can be prevented by taking some careful & proper training steps and teaching your dog some good habits.

Aggression in Puppies

Puppies are relevant to small babies, who passes through numerous stages of development before they reach maturity. This is the period when they start to explore and learn about the world surrounding them. They are particularly sensitive about bonds with other species, such as human beings or other pets, learning what is right and developing the skills to co-operate with things which bothers them. It is therefore very important to manage this period carefully.

However as they continues to grow they undergoes through many behavioral developmental stages. For example some of them experiences period of increased sensitivity to potentially scary experiences. The period should be handled in the right way so that it lead to long term fearfulness, which can in some cases lead to aggressive behavior.

There are also changes to fluctuating hormone levels, just as in children. Confidence is linked to testosterone level, that drive to dog’s willingness to take risks. The speed with which he goes from warning to biting and how much force he uses. Testosterone levels start to rise in young male puppies who are approaching puberty and can fluctuate until they settle down as they matures. Masters should find their puppy/puppies is/are particularly confident or pushy at times while trying things like growling to see if it gets him his own way during this period. However if the puppy neither learns nor is punished for it then this behavior may get worse with time.

Bitches too gets affected by their hormone levels with the onset of their seasons. They can be more irritating and aggressive in the starting phase of their season which may lead to their uncharacteristic snappy behavior. This also usually settles with the season passes.

Behavioral development continues until they reaches maturity between 18-36 months. The process comprises ongoing changes in the brain with existing nerve cells getting replaced by new ones. Once they reaches maturity they may become calm and restful.

Aggression towards master may arise when they are groomed or handled in a way they doesn’t feel comfortable with. It can also be due to fear if they has been punished for wriggling earlier. Some of the ways humans handle can also seem threatening to them, even if they are not intended to be. Some simply don’t like being touched on certain parts of the body such as their feet or under the tail.

Towards Children

Dogs and babies are considered to be great benefit to each other and dogs generally know how gentle to be with babies. However, every dog has their limitation with children, especially younger ones, sometimes unintentionally can hurt or scare them. Noise also encourages them to become over excited which in-turn sometimes spill into overly aggressive behavior. Providing suitable escapes for dogs, making sure they get enough rest, teaching children how to run around them and watching young children around dogs can all go a long way in preventing this type of problem.
Sometimes dog’s aggression turns in furious biting which can be prevented by giving them proper training and care.

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