How to Deal with Leash Reactivity in Dogs

 Leash reactivity

Leash reactivity is a common behavior problem in dogs, in which they become anxious or aggressive when they are on a leash.


Signs of leash reactivity can include:Pulling on the leash,Lunging or barking at other dogs or people,Whining or crying Stiff body language.


 The causes of leash reactivity can vary, but some common causes include:Fear,Anxiety,Lack of socialization,Past trauma.


 There are a number of things you can do to deal with leash reactivity, including:Identifying the triggers,Desensitizing your dog to the triggers.


 There are a number of things you can do to prevent leash reactivity, including:Socializing your dog early and often,Teaching your dog basic obedience commands.


There are a number of resources available to help you deal with leash reactivity, including:The American Kennel Club,The Association of Pet Dog Trainers.


There are a number of ways to stop leash reactivity, including: Training your dog to focus on you, Desensitizing your dog to triggers, Managing your dog's environment.

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