Reactive dogs can get their owners into trouble. Trainer Carolyn Menteith and legal expert Trevor Cooper advise on how to avoid it.
One of the most common problems trainers and behaviourists have to deal with is reactivity towards other dogs.
This can be anything from a dog seeming uncomfortable around other dogs and being a little defensive, right up to serious dog-to-dog aggression.
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Your Dog contributor Carolyn Menteith will soon be taking on a rather different challenge — walking over hot coals for animals in need.
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New 'dog asbos' to help police and dog wardens prevent dog attacks have come into force.
Under the new dog control powers — part of the Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Bill — owners of problem dogs can be ordered to make sure their pets attend training classes, are microchipped and neutered, and/or muzzled, or on a lead in public. Owners are also required to ensure garden fencing is maintained to stop dogs escaping.