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Common Dog Behavior Problems

There are a number of dog behavior problems which are common experiences to pet parents. There are several which are more common than others. Aggression, for example, appears to be the most common problem for pet parents with several following closely behind. Find here the most common behavioral problems in dogs !

Common Dog Behavior Problems

Aggression in Dogs

Dog aggression is a common dog behavior problem which pet parents are facing today. Why is this? Well, this is because dogs may be aggressive for a large number of reasons including the protection of territory, protection of their loved ones or even protection of their water dish. Dogs may also be defensive if they become fearful of something ( dogs also can fear children ) or if they are unhappy with a situation.

Dog Separation Anxiety

Separation anxiety is also a common problem occurring in our canine companions. If your dog has separation anxiety, you may come home to a house that has been completely torn apart. You may also come home to a house that has feces throughout, walls eaten and/or a crying dog. A dog may experience separation anxiety if there is a change in routine or in environment. This could be something as simple as moving your bedroom from one room to the next room. How to make your home pet proof ?

House Training Dogs

The third most common dog behavior problem faced by behaviorists is house training. There are quite a few dogs, whether puppies or adults, who have a difficult time learning this concept. This is often beyond frustrating for the pet parent. House training takes a significant amount of time, dedication and patience. The most effective tip is to keep your dog on a schedule. Feed the dog at the same time every single day and take the dog out the same time every single day. This alone will help the dog learn when it can use the bathroom properly. Learn here how to potty train a puppy.

Do you want to learn more about dog behavior problems ? Find here the top 10 most common behavioral problems in dogs.

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Amber Johnson, Animal Behaviorist

Miss Amber Johnson has many years of experience with pets and is a licensed cat and dog nutrition and behavior specialist. She currently collaborates with PetPremium where she counsels clients in pet behavior and nutrition. The statements made in this article are the personal opinions of Miss Amber Johnson and based on independent experiences and could be different from the opinions of PetPremium Pet health Insurance or any other pet health insurance provider.