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Problems and Management

Managing Problem Behavior

The majority of problem behaviors which we identify in shelter dogs are normal canine behaviors - behaviors that are not any different than those we see in owned dogs. The difference with shelter dogs is that in many cases no one has shown them alternative, more acceptable behavior.

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Click on the problem behavior you wish you manage below to find webinars, documents and management tools related to each.

Fear of People

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Food Aggression

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Jumpy Mouthy

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Dogs with problem behaviors are considered to be Special Adoptions, which means special counseling must be given to adopters to smooth the transition into a new home and to prevent future problems.