Features June 2006 Issue

Signs That Your Dog Has Stress

Learn to recognize signs of (and then reduce) your dog’s stress.

Learn to recognize signs of (and then reduce) your dog’s stress. If possible, remove the stressor from your dog’s environment entirely. For example, if he’s stressed by harsh verbal corrections, shock collars, and NASCAR races on TV, you can probably simply stop exposing him to them. For stressors that can’t be eliminated, a long-term program of counter-conditioning and desensitization can change the dog’s association with a stressor from negative to positive, removing one more trigger for stress signals and possible aggression.

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