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Is Your Dog Resource Guarding?

Thanks to Barb Manson for sharing this easy to digest lesson about working with a dog who shows resource guarding behavior. Best to catch and correct these early on.

Click this link to read the article written by Jean Donaldson “Is Your Dog Resource Guarding?”

RESOURCE GUARDING: Refers to a dog showing a behavior like growling, nipping, etc. This is his way of warning others to keep away from a certain possession (resource.) A resource is often food, toys, a place or a person.

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Photos by Bob Segal

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