The Everything Dog Blog

Denise Mazzola

Hope and Help for Your Reactive Dog

What is a Reactive Dog? Reactive is a term used to describe a dog who overreacts to the sight or sound of a specific trigger. The reaction may include barking, growling, snarling, lunging, spinning or some combination of these behaviors in response to seeing a trigger like another dog, a person, a bicycle, a child, etc. The reaction is usually