Aggressive 15 week old golden retriever

by Roger M.
(Lymm, Cheshire. U K)

My retriever puppy is very difficult to take for a walk. Generally she is reluctant to go but regularly gets into a wild mood when she grabs at the lead , jumps up at me snarls, snaps and bares her teeth. This often leads to torn clothing and on occasion I have brought her home dangling from the lead by her teeth and walking on her back legs.. I have tried standing on her lead to stop the jumping but this does not work as she refuses to calm down and just continues shaking the lead in her jaws. Please advise

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Nothing In Life Is Free
by: Adam G. Katz

Employ the "Nothing In Life Is Free" approach, so that your dog starts to view you as the "pack leader." If your dog doesn't see you as the leader, then your corrections will be meaningless. So, if you're doing subtle things (inadvertently) to undermine your leadership role around the house-- it will be counter-productive.



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Dog Aggression

Yes-- you can fix this. It's what we call "dog aggression" (in contrast to handler aggression).
You need to focus on two things:

1. Teach your dog to walk on a loose leash around all distractions. If she's on a loose leash, she cannot be paying attention to you and the other dog at the same time. It's either one or another, and if the leash is loose, then she has to watch you because she cannot FEEL from the tension in the leash, where you are.

2. You'll need to learn how to give a motivational correction, so that she clearly understands that this behavior is unacceptable. If she already knows that it's unacceptable, then the issue is that your correction is not firm enough, or you're not using the proper training collar (or it isn't fitted correctly!)

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