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Leash Reactivity In Dogs

Leash Reactivity In Dogs

5/12/24 By Anthony De Marinis, CDBC, ADT, FFCP Leash Reactivity is when a dog overreacts to stimuli while attached to a leash. It is one of the most common behavior issues dog owners deal with. It can affect all dog breeds and occurs in all types of environments:...

Aggressive Puppy – Can A Puppy Be Aggressive?

Aggressive Puppy – Can A Puppy Be Aggressive?

11/22/23 Anthony De Marinis, CBDC, ADT, LFDM, FFCP A common question I get asked is “Can puppies actually be aggressive?” The simple answer is yes. However, there are many reasons why a puppy can display aggressive behavior. Before exploring this further, let’s first...

Long Island Dog Trainer- Dog Training on Long Island

Long Island Dog Trainer- Dog Training on Long Island

If you are seeking help from an experienced and certified dog trainer and certified dog behavior consultant on Long Island, look no further!  Anthony De Marinis provides a variety of dog training and behavior modification services which include: In-home puppy training...

Skills To Help Leash Reactivity In Dogs

Skills To Help Leash Reactivity In Dogs

By Anthony De Marinis, CDBC, ADT, LFDM, FFCP If you have a dog who is reactive; growls, barks, lunges or fixates on other dogs, people, animals, vehicles or anything else, then the skills in this blog may be helpful. Just to make sure we are all on the same page, let...

Reactive Behavior In Dogs

Reactive Behavior In Dogs

By Anthony De Marinis, CDBC, ADT, LFDM, FFCP Reactive behavior, also known as reactivity or sometimes leash reactivity, is one of the most common behavior issues dog owners deal with. It affects all dog breeds and occurs in all types of environments: city, suburbs,...

Stranger Danger In Dogs- Aggression Towards Strangers

Stranger Danger In Dogs- Aggression Towards Strangers

By Anthony De Marinis, CDBC, ADT, LFDM, FFCP   “My dog is aggressive towards strangers.” This is a common problem among many dogs today. I noticed a large increase in dogs having issues with strangers or visitors after the Covid shutdown. This comes as no...

Tethered Cord Syndrome in Dogs

Tethered Cord Syndrome in Dogs

By Anthony De Marinis, CDBC, ADT, LFDM, FFCP "Something is wrong with my dog." "He keeps kicking his legs out and seems to lose control of them." "It is like he has some weird sensation going through his body." "He keeps looking at, sniffing and nibbling on his back...

What is Aggressive Behavior in Dogs?

What is Aggressive Behavior in Dogs?

Anthony De Marinis, CBDC, ADT, LFDM, FFCP, VSA-DT I thought it was finally time to write a blog on what aggressive behavior actually is. After all, it is what I specialize in. Here is a simple guide laying out what aggressive behavior in dogs is. This blog could go on...