We’ve been bringing you her expert tips here at Yellow Dog Blog and now our training expert is the official trainer of San Francisco USPS mail carriers on how to deal with aggressive dogs.
Beverly Ulbrich visited the main mail-sorting facility March 21 to lead two talks to a group of postal carriers before they headed out on their daily routes.
Beverly talked about how fear is the driving force for why dogs attack.
Have you ever been at a dog park and seen two dogs get in a fight? Or heard of a dog that viciously attacked another dog “out of nowhere?” In reality, it’s never out of nowhere. These dogs show signs of fear and/or aggression, signs that often go undetected or get overlooked.
Dogs obviously do not speak English but they do have their own communication clues that you as a pet parent are responsible for learning. This will prevent so many problems and may save your pet’s life.
Happy and confident dogs keep their tails and heads high.
“Knowing when your dog is fearful or agitated or even in pain are all important things to learn,” behavioral therapist and expert dog trainer Beverly Ulbrich says. “You want to teach your dog to be relaxed and comfortable so they don’t do harm to themselves or others when they are not feeling well, emotionally or physically.”
Let’s go over some signs you should look out for; if you see your dog exhibiting these behaviors, you should address it immediately.