Tag Archives: aggression

The Bubble

“Don’t run about because it makes Alfie excited.” “Don’t wave your arms because it makes it makes Alfie jump up.” “Don’t chase Alfie when he’s got one of your toys.” “Don’t fuss Alfie when he’s in his bed. Don’t go near Alfie while … Continue reading

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Choose Your Next Dog by Build and Gender?

I have been ploughing through a very learned (for me) article by Holly Stone, Melissa Starling, Paul McGreevy and Bjorn Forkman published a few weeks ago, on correlations between changes in morphology (the branch of biology concerned with the form and structure of organisms) and behaviour. I … Continue reading

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Does Size Matter?

A dog’s size influences his or her behaviour.  We sort of know this don’t we. What about people? Our stereotype of a hyper and talkative person who is constantly on the move would be a small person, and a slow-talking, … Continue reading

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Biting Dogs and Lessons Learned

Why dogs may bite, and playing safe
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