Understanding Resource Guarding in Dogs

Understanding Resource Guarding in Dogs

What is Resource Guarding? Resource guarding is a natural behaviour in which a dog becomes possessive or protective over a particular item or person. This item can be food, toys, or even a favoured human. In nature, this behaviour ensures survival by protecting...
Aggression in Dogs: Types and Causes

Aggression in Dogs: Types and Causes

What is Aggression in Dogs? Aggression in dogs is a common and often misunderstood behaviour. While dogs are generally loving and loyal companions, they are also capable of displaying different types of aggression that can be harmful to both humans and other animals....
Fixed Action Patterns

Fixed Action Patterns

What are Fixed Action Patterns? Fixed Action Patterns are instinctual behaviours seen in dogs from birth, influenced by a mix of genetics and environment. As dogs grow up, they develop their unique FAPs. Though largely determined by genetics, environmental factors...