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Recognizing an aggressive dog

There are many reasons that Baltimore residents get a dog: companionship, service and protection are three of the main reasons. It is important that everyone is aware of some of the signs of aggression in a dog to ensure the safety of everyone, especially if the dog in question was obtained for protection.

There are both verbal and non verbal signs of aggression that an individual can be alert to. It is vital to stay alert for these signs and respond appropriately.

Non-verbal sign of aggression: lips raised in a silent growl, hackles raised.

Verbal signs of aggression: Growling.

Learn more about these signs of aggression and how to properly handle a dog showing aggression.

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