The Top 5 Reasons Your Dog May Shake
1. Laser Chase
2. Monkey In The Middle
3. Hide And Seek
4. Fetch Up & Down The Stairs
5. Good Old Fashion Tug Of War
My dog Skylar LOVES to play fetch, laser and money in the middle (24/7 I might add)
The dog's reaction to these stimuli is usually a bark and lunge type of behavior that scares the pants off both the person or dog being barked at and the person holding the leash. Reactivity may be part of the dogs genetic make up or could be from a lack of social experience or a particularly scary experience.
"I will admit that my dogs are the worst, especially when I walk them together"
Last week a video from the making of "A Dog's Purpose" was leaked on social media. The video clip shows the trainer trying to force a scared dog into a turbulent body of water and then his head going under the water for around 4 seconds. Once the video was posted on social media people started a boycott of the movie and thousands of people protested the movie even being released.
Below is the clip and then the a response from the film producer Gavin Polone.
What Do You Think? Is It Abuse?