By Anthony De Marinis, CDBC, ADT, CBATI, VSPDT, VSA-DT   Living with a dog who displays aggressive behavior is stressful and creates challenges. Dogs may show signs of aggressive behavior from an early age or develop aggressive behavior over time. Sometimes dog

By Anthony De Marinis, CDBC, ADT, CBATI, VSPDT, VSA-DT   Most of my work is working with dogs who have behavior issues, most of that being aggression. Some owners knowingly adopt or purchase a dog who displays aggressive behavior (growling, lunging, biting),

By Anthony De Marinis, CDBC, CBATI, VSPDT, TTWC, VSA-DT What is Resource Guarding? Resource guarding, also known as “possession aggression” is a behavior a dog displays to control access to a valued resource.  What is a valued resource? It is something of

By Anthony De Marinis, CDBC Believe it or not, the use of a muzzle can come in handy even if your dog does not have aggression issues. For most of us the typical response to hearing about the use of a