“Why do dogs act aggressively?” That one question posed to Dr. Amy Pike opens up a full conversation about “distance increasing behaviors” in our canine companions. We explore some of the causes of canine aggression and some steps for how pet owners can address the behavioral issues.

Dr. Amy Pike is a board certified veterinary behaviorist and is co-owner of the Animal Behavior Wellness Center. She is a published author and frequent conference speaker focusing on overcoming behavior issues that harm the human-pet bond. Dr. Pike joins the podcast to help educate our listeners about the steps to identifying behavioral problems and addressing them.

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