DOG BEHAVIORIST IN SCOTTSDALE ARIZONA
DOG BEHAVIORIST IN SCOTTSDALE ARIZONA? Yes, Phoenix Dog Training has a Dog Behaviorist in Scottsdale Arizona. For many difficult and many severe dog behaviors such as dog on dog aggression or dogs with human aggression, especially with a bite history, it may be important to hire a Dog Behaviorist In Scottsdale Arizona, as opposed to a typical dog trainer. Other severe behaviors such as dogs with severe fears, dogs with severe phobias, and dogs with severe separation anxiety, also need specialized behavior modification and rehabilitation that typical dog trainers do not have the years of formal education in animal behavior to be well qualified to handle these types of dog behavior problems.
To learn more details about what our Dog Behaviorist Scottsdale does or why you should use a dog behaviorist instead of just a dog trainer can be found in the above link for our Dog Behaviorist in Scottsdale Arizona.
DOG BEHAVIORIST SCOTTSDALE ARIZONA
Dog Training is an unregulated industry. anyone can go out tomorrow and say they are a dog trainer and put up a website and start training dogs. As result, there are many dog trainers, although with good intentions, they try to help dogs and dog owners with some of the more severe behaviors and are in over their head often time.
Our Dog Behaviorist in Scottsdale Arizona has a Bachelors and a Masters Degree in Psychology, as well as advanced post graduate work in Canine Cognition, the science behind how dogs, think, learn, and process information, from Harvard University in Cambridge Massachusetts in 2011.
Our Dog Behaviorist in Scottsdale Arizona also has advanced education and experience in the biological basis for behavior to include how genetics, neurochemisty, and hormones impact and affect behavior. This is extremely important as most extreme behaviors have a medical or genetic component to them. that is not to say that all behavior problems are as a result of genetics and medical issues. The fact is that about 3%-7% of canines with severe aggression, severe fears, phobias, severe anxiety, severe obsessive compulsive behaviors, severe hyperactivity or hyperkenetic dogs do have contributing genetic, biologic, neurochemical, hormonal, or other medical factors that contribute to these severe behaviors.
Our Dog Behaviorist in Scottsdale Arizona sees many dogs with these types of severe behaviors on a regular basis as there are only two Dog Behaviorists who specialize in these severe behaviors in dogs in the entire state of Arizona. “I get a lot of dogs that have been seen by other dog trainers who have made these problems worse by not really understanding the true nature of what is going on. Many trainers think they will just correct the problem, (use Punishment.) Punishment will always make aggression and fear issues with dogs worse. You might stop a behavior briefly with punishment, but it does not get to the root of the problem.
Most unwanted behavior has anxiety at the core. Punishment increases stress and anxiety and should never be used for these types of behavior problems. Our Dog Behaviorist in Scottsdale Arizona uses the latest Science Based Information when developing a customized Behavior Modification and Rehabilitation treatment plan and training program for your dog’s Severe Behavior Problems.