Problems and Management

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The majority of problem behaviors which we identify in shelter dogs are normal canine behaviors – behaviors that are not any different than those we see in owned dogs. The difference with shelter dogs is that in many cases no one has shown them alternative, more acceptable behavior.

Center for Shelter Dogs. (n.d.). Problems and Management. Tufts University: Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. Retrieved June 21, 2023, from

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Topic(s): Behavior, Intervention, Problem Abnormal Behavior, Shelter and Rescue