K9 Dog Park Launches Behavior Adjustment Training For Reactive Dogs.

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K9 Dog Park's new Behavior Adjustment Training (BAT) focuses on rehabilitating reactive dogs with fear, frustration or aggression issues by training them to make "Right Choices".


Reactive Behavior

"Behavior Adjustment Training teaches the dog how to make Right Choices."

Dog owners are rightfully concerned when their adult dog or puppy has a tendency to bark, growl, lunge, or even bite other dogs or people. Not only is this reactive behavior unacceptable but it can be downright dangerous for everyone involved. That is why Penny DiLoreto, ABCDT, CPDT - KA, CTDI, and K9 Dog Park Owner offers training to "adjust the behavior" of dogs.

According to DiLoreto, "Aggression, Fear or Frustration is often at the root of a dog's reactive behavior. Aggression in dogs may stem from many things. Perhaps, as a puppy the dog was attacked by other dogs; maybe the dog was mistreated; the dog is severely frustrated; the dog's dominance is rooted in the lack of appropriate human leadership; etc. Regardless of the cause, aggression is a serious behavioral issue that must be dealt with. Reactive behavior will not go away on its own."

DiLoreto continued: "Fearful dogs often miss out on the nurturing and socializing necessary in the early weeks of age. This can keep the puppy from developing needed social skills. Lastly, dogs that are frustrated often have issues stemming from the desire to socialize with other dogs or even the lack of exercise. Regardless of the cause resulting in frustration this behavior can manifest into unwanted and reactive symptoms. At K9 Dog Park we look for the root cause and then set a course of action to teach the dog to make alternative choices, we call it Behavior Adjustment Training (BAT)."

BAT uniquely trains both the owner and dog new habits. Dog owners are taught how to recognize predictive body signals, given by their dog that leads to unwanted behavior. At the same time, dogs are taught to move away from distractions before they act on their fear, frustration or become aggressive. In essences Behavior Adjustment Training teaches the dog how to make the “Right Choice.”

About K9 Dog Park
Located in Escondido, CA K9 Dog Park is the leading dog training and grooming center in southern California. K9 Dog Park is a pioneer in advanced training techniques for dogs and their owners. The company pioneered- proprietary pyrotechnic-pneumatic snake avoidance training without the use of shock-collars; Behavior Adjustment Training (BAT) for reactive dogs with fear, frustration and aggression issues and helping them overcome those issues and mainstream back into society; and “La Paws” helping create a safe environment for infants, dogs and toddlers. K9 Dog Park offers dog-training classes such as- Therapy Dog, Service Dog, BAT, Problem Solving, Agility, Rally, AKC-STAR Puppy, AKC-Canine Good Citizen, Snake Avoidance, Trick and others in its indoor training facility. Additionally the company offers dog grooming for all breeds.

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