• my dog is very possessive and greedy of toys, food, space even of me.. if I give him a treat or if he knows where I put the treat bag he can stand in front of the cabinet door for a long time guarding it and won't let my other dogs near. he's very lovable and playful.

    Hi Luz,
    I recommend that you take your dog into see a local veterinarian. Resource guarding like you are describing is concerning and could potentially lead to a fight between your dogs or even aggression towards humans. The key to treating this issue is to identify the underlying trigger of the behavior and then designing a comprehensive behavior modification plan that is specific to your pet. This may include medications as well as training or desensitization therapy. Your vet will be able to work with you on this or even refer you to a behavior specialist in your local area if needed.


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