1. How to Tell if Your Dog is Stressed

    It is important to understand how your dog is feeling. Dogs communicate their emotions through behavior and body language. By recognizing signs of stress in their early stages, you can take control of the situation to ensure their behavior does not escalate to one that is potentially dangerous. Dogs react to fearful situations with fight or flight. Your response to their behavior can have long-ter…Read More

  2. Is Your Dog’s Aggression Keeping You Prisoner?

    The most common condition in dogs that doesn’t fall in a medical category is aggression towards people or other dogs. There are several different levels of aggressiveness and assertiveness among dogs. The good news is that with Sarasota dog training we can free you and your four-legged friend from the prison of aggression. There are a number of types of aggression with dominant and territorial a…Read More

  3. Understanding Dog Aggression

    Dog aggression is frightening. It puts a pet owner in a serious predicament, challenged with the possibility that their beloved pet could cause harm. Aggression is the most common reason pet owners seek the professional help of the Sarasota Dog Trainer team at Sarasota Dog Wizard. Aggressive behavior can result in a dog having to wear a muzzle or remain solitarily confined. It is an emotional expe…Read More

  4. Guarding Food and Territorial Aggression

    Animals instinctively protect their resources from humans and other animals as a way to survive in the wild. When a domesticated dog exudes territorial aggression, it is critical that the owner seeks the help of a professional dog trainer. The guarding behavior must be rehabilitated to ensure a healthy and safe relationship with humans and other animals. Resource guarding is expressed differently …Read More

  5. Dog Aggression Sarasota Dog Trainer

    Dog aggression can be extremely frightening. It puts a pet owner in a serious predicament, challenged with the possibility that their beloved pet could cause harm to another human being or animal. Aggressive behavior can result in a dog having to wear a muzzle or remain in solitary confinement. These are ‘band-aids’ that do not treat the issue and makes it an emotional experience for the pet o…Read More