11 Most Common Triggers for Aggression in Dogs

Dog bites are preventable, but it takes work from both the dog’s owner and anyone that encounters the dog. A good first step in preventing an aggressive dog from attacking is knowing the common triggers. Robin Bennett, CPDT-KA, author of All About Dog Daycare gave us a list of the 11 most common triggers – avoid them to help prevent an attack from happening.

#1 – Small children

The fast and sometimes erratic movement from children can trigger a dog’s negative reaction. If you have a dog that is not child-friendly, you need to be aware and try your best to avoid them coming at your dog.

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