Does You Dog Need A Canine Behavior Specialist?


Dog training is a great idea whenever you bring a new canine friend into the house. While it is quite effective for many animals and can help them to become well adjusted and well behaved members of the family, sometimes it is not enough. When behaviors are out of control and cannot be managed by training an animal to respond to simple commands and respect the pack leadership, sometimes hiring a canine behavioral specialist is the solution.

A canine behavior specialist is an individual who has participated in extensive training to understand the behaviors and associated actions for all breeds of dogs. Rather than just train an animal to respond to a basic command, these individuals get to know the dog, try to understand how his past might have contributed to his current actions and assist owners in working through these behaviors so the dog can develop new, more acceptable skills and better acclimate into the family unit.

A canine behavior specialist consultation can be especially beneficial for rescues. These dogs sometimes come from abusive or neglectful backgrounds, or they might have spent years of their life not interacting with humans at all. Owners who adopt may know little or nothing about the dog’s past, and that past might be contributing to his unruly or disrespectful behavior or actions such as chewing, pacing, barking inappropriately or being overly possessive of food. When a behavior specialist comes to understand the reason behind the dog’s actions, it is often easier for that individual to find gentle ways to correct the behavior and teach the dog new habits.

Behavior specialists are also great options for dog owners who have reached the end of their leash. Rather than giving up on the dog and sending him to the pound, consulting with a professional can offer a better solution. The behavioral specialist will work with both the dog and the family so that everyone comes to understand what needs to be done to see positive changes and turn the dog into a more appreciated member of the family.

When aggression becomes an issue with your dog you need a canine behavior specialist.  You would not go to a general doctor when you had cancer, you would seek the expertise of a specialist like an oncologist.  The same goes for aggression you need a specialist not just a dog trainer.

Dogs are wonderful companions, but they need to be trained appropriately in order to learn to live in human households. When training simply doesn’t work, a dog behavioral specialist is often the solution to turn to. Doings this gives many dogs a new leash on life and helps owners to better understand their furry friends.


Do you need help solving some behavior issues with your dog?  We can help. If you are in ,  Chattanooga, TN,  Clarksville, TN, Knoxville, TN, Huntsville, AL, Birmingham, AL, Indianapolis, IN and Corpus Christi, TX visit our website and give us a call.

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About Wayne: Wayne Booth is owner of   which is headquartered in Nashville, TN but serves clients all over the U.S..  If you have a dog with aggression, behavior problems or simply needs training feel free to contact him.

Wayne has also been teaching people how to become Professional Dog Trainers since 1990 and he is the Training Director of Canine Behavior Specialists Network.  If you would like to become a Professional Dog Trainer he can get you started.

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