Dog Behavior and Reactivity

Reactivity can sometimes be confused with aggression, which implies anger. It’s more often fear, lack of confidence, not feeling connected, and most definitely frustration. Not a happy place to be.
When dogs feel connected, and bonded to their pack or people, they have trust and trust builds confidence. It’s also a trust built inside of us. Dog relationships are just as much about our confidence as well! We can not fake confidence, we have to cultivate it. Each minute of every day is an opportunity to build confidence in your dog and yourself!

Below are some of the behaviors and reactives I have helped my clients resolve.

  • Excessive Barking
  • Aggression towards dogs
  • Aggression towards people              272231308_541260236910106_4331687224605806145_n                             
  • Reactivity towards Cars
  • Reactivity towards cars on gravel          
  • Aggression towards horses
  • Not trusting wooden floors
  • Not trusting footbridges
  • Being calm in crowds
  • Fear of going on walks
  • Food or resource aggression
  • Aggression towards children
  • Chewing on Children’s toys261108771_454345513029849_8587836650856557404_n
  • Doorbell Reactivity
  • Fear Biting and Nipping           
  • Fear of Men
  • Fear of Women
  • Fear of Children
  • Rehab from Trauma and Abuse
  • Rehab from being bit by other dogs
  • Dog Parks (protocols  and etiquette)
  • Pulling on Leash
  • Helping Families introduce their dog to a new baby.
  • Counter surfing 
  • Freezing up
  • Shock Collar Trauma
  • New Dog Introductions
  • Resource guarding
  • Jumping and Etiquette 
  • Running Away
  • Riding in Cars272894663_1045163249395279_5137392224816307941_n

“Lightning has stopped the aggressive behavior! It is amazing to see the transformation! We can’t thank Brian enough for turning this horrible situation around. If you are having any sort of problem with your dog or are worried about any of your dogs behaviors, don’t give up, call Brian for help!” Lightening and Jennifer

Raleigh, Durham, Cary, Apex, Holly Springs, Chapel Hill, Fuquay Varina, Angier, Pittsboro

Dog Training, Dog Behavior, Dog Advice, Dog Counseling

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