Tag: resource guarding

Playing the devil’s advocate to prevent resource guarding

Behavior problems are always easier to prevent than to fix once they are already occurring. Behaviors which have a long reinforcement history (the dog has been “getting away with it” for a long time) are harder to treat than those

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I didn’t get the memo

Today, with a few of my students, I attended a “dog friendly” fund raising event for a very worthy cause.  We arrived with hungry dogs, clickers, treat bags, and anticipation – this was going to be fun for the dogs!

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