All it took was a sudden lunge and a flash of teeth. You may have missed it by a hair, but regardless, the intention was unmistakable: your dog could have bitten you, or someone else.
“This behavior came out of nowhere,” you say, and to you, that may be true. Your dog however, if able to talk, would tell a very different story. Earlier risk factors, subtle clues in his behavior, a rising stack of stressors, all warning signs aimed to clue you in, were missed.
No dog wants to bite, just as no one wants to be bitten. As the careful, responsible dog owner you are, you’re looking for ways to avoid a potential bite before it happens. Let the experts of Whole Dog Journal make your life less stressful, by learning how to do the same for your dog!
Author: Whole Dog Journal
August 20th, 2021