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THE DOGS ARE FIGHTING

WHAT TO DO WHEN YOUR DOGS ARE FIGHTING

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If a friend came to you and told you that their child had cancer. . . you would not tell them,

“Cancer treatments are likely a waste of money because the kid probably is not going to make it anyway.”

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You would tell your friend that most people do recover and that the right thing to do is everything possible toward effecting a recovery.

This page deals with the difficult topic of what to do if your dogs are fighting and when the prognosis for them to stop fighting does not look good.

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Like cancer, fighting between dogs can come and go. It doesn’t necessarily have to be a death sentence.

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Like many things in life, doing the right thing can be a little scary at first.

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We take solace in knowing that regardless of how things ultimately turn out that we did the right thing.

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Good people try do the right things and live according to principle.

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Occasionally, when things don’t go the way we would have liked them to, we question whether we would have been better off to not have even have tried in the first place.

But we quickly remember that we might not have been able to live with ourselves knowing something could have been done, and that we failed to even try.

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For most people, if the water heater broke at their house, they would not take cold showers because new water heaters are expensive.

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For about the same money as a new water heater, a competent behavioral trainer may be able to control even the worst aggression.

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Sometimes the fighting is more about the owners being weak and lacking the requisite resolve and conviction to take a stand.

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The Superdog program teaches dog owners how to have the proper attitude so someone doesn’t have to live elsewhere.

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Does Superdog’s program work for every dog, and every owner in every situation when the dogs are fighting?

We would be lying if we said, “Yes.”

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At least someone can say that they tried everything and hired the most qualified individuals to help them, just like with the analogy to having cancer.

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Sometimes one of the dogs has to go live elsewhere, but both the dogs get trained and are much more adoptable should re-homing become necessary.

Trained dogs are much more re-homeable. Not that many people want un-trained dogs.

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Some dog trainers and behaviorists will tell you that your dogs probably will never stop fighting.

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Our experience is that many dogs do stop fighting with professional assistance, and that whatever the owner spent on dog training was well worth the expense.

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We totally understand if you do not think you have it in you to make your dogs stop fighting.

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Almost every dog on this website is or was aggressive.

We strongly believe that Superdog is the most qualified behavioral trainers for multiple-dog households.

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Check out the new Superdog Puppy Page.

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Everything in life worth having has a price. Sometimes you get lucky though and things turn out better than you ever could have imagined, and ultimately the the price you pay is small compared to the alternatives.

Dealing with Pit Bulls

DEALING WITH PIT BULLS

DEALING WITH PIT BULLS

Probably a lot of people will want to rush out and get a Pit Bull or a Rottweiler after seeing this page.

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No one would steal your toddler with Rocco in the house.

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Dale is really good too. Look at how beautiful and shiny his coat is. He is about three-years-old and has an awesome personality and loves boating and camping.

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Teva is a very smart, athletic dog with a great attitude and temperament.

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This group of dogs swims about six times every day and are pretty good at their job.

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WE CAN TRAIN YOUR DOG

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The female Rottweiler has more horsepower than the male Pit Bulls and Chesapeake and Labrador Retrievers.

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Rocco gets tired after awhile and decides he has had enough. Bunker the Chesapeake Retriever got a hold of the ball and can be seen swimming in circles with his crew in tow. The dogs like swimming in tandem and it makes them feel like they are on the hunt.

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The Superdogs are a well-integrated hunting group and all get along.

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“DWD” – DRIVING WHILE DOBERMAN

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“HIP” – SIBERIAN HUSKY IN A PORSCHE

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TRACK RECORD WITH DOGS

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THE LEAST EXPENSIVE DOG TRAINERS are always going to be the ones with photographs to prove their training actually works.

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Dale, Duchess, Sadie, Teva, Bunker, Rocco, Hines

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“Duchess” the Great Dane and “Hines” the St. Bernard on “Stay” while the other five dogs eat.

February 18, 2011 – Roseville, CA

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Rocco is a good boy, a mellow, loving, quiet kind of dog.

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Pit Bulls make wonderful family pets, will look out for small children, and are a lot of fun when trained.

You don’t have to worry about anyone stealing your children, or anything else, with a Pit Bull around.

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A lot of people condemn their Pit Bulls to death when they fail to train them though.

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No one cares that you love your Pit Bull and it is the most wonderful, gentle, affectionate animal if it is not trained and acts aggressively—much less so if it kills a dog or cat, or bites someone.

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It is not that Pit Bulls are an aggressive breed.

Pit Bull are Terriers and Terriers have a tendency to take everything to the extreme. If they are happy, they are really happy, If they want something, they really want it. If they turn aggressive, they are really aggressive and really scary.

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Choosing the right kind of training for your Pit Bull or Bully Breed is critical for long-term success.

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Training based on rewards and punishments generally does not work.

Doing cute pet tricks and asking the dog to “Sit” and giving it treats will do nothing to control INSTINCT and GENETICS.

Compulsion training based on corrections and using shock collars often makes Pit Bulls and other Bully Breeds even more aggressive.

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Sending your dog away to a boarding facility probably won’t work either because almost always it is the owner who really needs the training.

BE AFRAID of anyone who wants to takes your dog away from you to train it.

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What is different about the Superdog programs is we teach you how to have a relationship with your dog based on RESPECT and TRUST so you will be able to control your dog’s instinct and genetics.

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Most dog training is totally ineffective and a total waste of money. That is why 99% of the dog trainer websites do not show trained dogs to substantiate the trainers’ competence.

No one hires contractors who don’t have pictures of kitchens, bathrooms and roofs.

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The Superdog method is based on having a relationship and the dogs doing things for the right reason. There is a lot of love, affection, friendship, petting, and playtime.

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We don’t hang out with our dogs and “Sit,” “Down,” “Stay,” “Come, “Heel.”

Mostly, there is no command and you don’t have to say anything. The dogs are not aggressive, don’t chase cats, not pushy, whiny, manipulative, controlling and they listen to the owners.

Superdog is a BEHAVIORAL TRAINER who focuses on TEMPERAMENT and QUALITY of INTERACTIONS.

 

Dog Aggression

DOG AGGRESSION TRAINING

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This Pit Bull was shot by a police officer after escaping from the yard.

God bless anyone who would spend over $30,000 to keep their dog alive.

It takes exceptional character and resolve to stand up to friends and family who say that your dog needs to die, much less an enraged community and the authorities.

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The first thing you need to do, whether your dog is aggressive or not, is to get your dog under control.

This means that if your dog is not under voice control, you need to have your dog on a leash or locked up in an appropriate and secure enclosure.

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Dealing with Dog Aggression can best be solved by contacting a Professional dog trainer. Dog Trainers are a bargain compared to plastic surgeons and horrible psychological trauma.

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The second thing you need to do if you own a dog, whether it is aggressive or not, is to manage the dog correctly so you don’t have problems in the first place.

Management means you train your dog regardless of what breed it is before it becomes aggressive.

Management also means being honest about the outlook and odds of the potential consequences of allowing certain dogs to interract with children.

Some people think the odds with Russian Roulette are good because the gun only has one bullet in it.

On the contrary, a professionally trained dog is like a police officer with a loaded gun protecting the children.

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People who do the right things in life will always be able to look their children in the eye.

The safety of the dog, neighbors, children and other animals are important considerations. Not training a dog is often a death sentence, especially if it is a bully breed or if there are children involved.

The authorities, veterinarians, and most dog trainers and behaviorists will tell you your dog needs to die if there is any aggression. They will use the rhetorical argument against you, “What if it was a child, or what if it rips the little girl’s face off next time?”

Superdog has chosen to err on the side of life. We believe 99.9% of dogs that have shown aggression can be trained and/or re-homed, and don’t need to die to protect society.

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Almost every dog on this website was aggressive. Don’t listen to people who tell you to kill your family dog.

Call Superdog when veterinarians, and other dog trainers and behaviorists tell you that your dog can’t be trained.

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If you have a multiple-dog household, you especially need to manage your dogs correctly to prevent fighting. We recommend that you feed your dogs in the order of their dominance in the pack.

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Home lessons work great 99% of the time and are very affordable.

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Some people think they can innoculate themselves against dog aggression by owning a small dog.

Everyone knows small dogs are never aggressive and are always good with seniors and children.

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Superdog’s program is not nebulous and has objective training benchmarks :

1) The dog will go 6 to 10 feet away and disengage contact,

2) The dog will hold a “Down-Stay” for 30 minutes to an hour, and

3) The dog will “Heel” with the nose behind your leg and will even walk 3 to 6 feet back if asked.

There is not going to be significant Obedience or behavior problem solving if your dog won’t do these three things. There is no in-between, either the dog does these or not.

If you can’t put your dog on “Stay” and watch television for an hour, and get your dog to walk behind you–you can forget about controlling aggression or off-leash obedience.

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Superdog’s behavioral training program is not as much about commands as it is Behavior Modification.

Superdog focuses more on things like where the dogs sleep, where they eat, what they eat, the order they eat in, how much they are inside and out, how they are introduced to people, how much they are petted, how they are petted, how they play, when they play, being able to stop unwanted playing or barking, teaching dogs to focus and be calm.

The Superdog program is primarily about improving the quality of interractions and temperament.

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Either the dog training works or it doesn’t.

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Someone has many photos of dogs they trained–or they don’t.

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Maybe another dog trainer has more experience and success training aggressive dogs–and even charges less?

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Superdog’s Philosophical Axiom is that all good dog trainers and behaviorists should have many photos of aggressive dogs that they successfully trained.

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Superdog’s method is geared toward getting your dog to do things for the right reasons and is not based on rewards or punishments, but instead on you having a relationship with your dog that is loving, kind and fair.

Violence, aggression, shock collars and dog training with food often makes dogs even more aggressive, dangerous and unpredictable.

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If you call most dog trainers and behaviorists with an aggressive dog, like how most of the ones on this web site were, they will tell you your dog can’t be trained and needs to be destroyed—after taking hundreds of dollars for an “evaluation.”

THERE IS ANOTHER OPTION AVAILABLE

Superdog will do everything we can to keep your dog alive if you are on-board for saving your dog’s life.

We will come to your house and show you how to keep your dog alive, or we can take your dog to our ranch and he can live out his life here, or we will re-home the dog for you, if you really cannot keep him anymore. We will love him and care for him until he is trained or until someone comes along who wants him.

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The best training method is the one that actually works.

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The dogs’ eyes and faces tell the Superdog story.

RELATIONSHIP-BASED OBEDIENCE

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Amazing behavioral results regardless of size and age.