Updated: Mar 9
Knowing the difference between food aggression and resource guarding is very important.
An all too common confusion is calling a dog who is showing resource guarding while protecting their food a food aggressive dog.
Knowing which is which will alter the ways in which you control the environment in which you keep the dog and the measures to take moving forward to rehab the behavioural issue.
If you are having issues with either of food aggression or resource guarding it can be very stressful for yourself and your dog. Reach out if you need help.