In episode 56, Sean responds to a question from some listeners about how he approaches aggression cases. They had a bad experience with a trainer in their local area and want to know from Sean what sorts of things they should look for in a trainer that can help them solve some aggression issues with their dog. Sean goes over his preliminary assessment, the beginning of training and a couple of the biggest mistakes people make in working with aggression issues in their dogs.
If you’d like to know more about PUP Dog Rescue and more about how to find a good rescue organization, as well as get some tips about picking a good rescue dog for you, here’s my interview with Laura Tonkin (She’s the Director of PUP Dog Rescue)
I’ve been training people and dogs in Seattle for the last decade and a half. My main focus when working with clients every week in one-on-one, private lessons is to help people learn to get their dogs to a functional level so that they can actually enjoy spending time every day with their dog instead of stressing about their dog’s behavior issues.