Canine Behaviour Modification
You’ve assessed the dog with a behavioural evaluation tool such as SAFER®, and have identified some behaviour issues.

Behaviour modification (b-mod) can enhance adoptability of dogs who demonstrated undesirable behaviour such as resource guarding or over-arousal. Behaviour modification consists of protocols that reward desirable behaviour, but do not punish undesirable behaviour.

stop sign iconIt is important to note that behaviour modification strategies should not be undertaken without an enrichment and stress reduction program already in place.

stop sign iconAlways rule out medical problems first, before beginning any behaviour modification protocol.


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