Do you worry about walking your reactive dog outside your yard? For many reactive dog owners, this is an everyday concern. The constant lunging, barking or cowering behavior your dog displays can be both stressful and overwhelming leaving you wondering if you will be able to safely walk your dog on a New Hampshire trail.
Living with a reactive dog can be challenging and emotional, however it can also be very rewarding. According to the American Kennel Club, reactivity is commonly confused with aggression. Dogs that are reactive overreact to certain stimuli or situations. Genetics, lack of socialization, insufficient training to learn self-control, a frightening experience, or a combination of