11 Most Common Triggers for Aggression in Dogs

#5 – Overstimulaton/overarousal

Arousal and aggression are linked, so getting a dog too revved up can cause a reaction. So, teaching your dog to be calm in public situations is a must. In addition, avoid revving him up with games like tug or fetch right before you go out. Instead, do calm warm-up training, like extended mat stays.

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