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Guide To Australian Shepherd Training & Care

Aggressive Behavior

by Connie L
(Puyallup, WA)

Leo is a 15 month old, neutered male Aussie. He exhibits aggressive behavior with strangers. Sometimes as soon as he sees them he is aggressive and wants to charge and bite. Other times he seems fine, then when they come up to pet him, he will let them for a few minutes and then become aggressive. Sometimes he will charge and not break the skin but leave a bruise.
He is fine at the dog park, but we are wary of taking him places. Any suggestions that don't involve an expensive dog trainer that we can't afford at this time?

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by: Anonymous

we have the same problem. 4 yr old , started last year, will be fine then when someone goes to get up, he will bite them. or out on walk, he may and may not, but now we dont know what to do. have a two year old that he is very commited two, we are afraid if someone tries to touch her he will bite then. it has been when the owners are with him and then sometimes alone he will try it. any suggestions.

by: Anonymous

We to have a 3 year old female, when someone get's up to fast she will nip at them.

When someone comes close to me she will get aggressive. Are grandchildern not sure what she will do.

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