Canine Aggression Toward Familiar People: A New Look at an Old Problem

Short Synopsis: It used to be common to refer to aggression towards familiar people as dominance aggression in all contexts. These veterinary PhDs outline different explanations for different types of aggression directed at owners, including how to diagnose based on body language, neurologic exam, a complete blood cell count, serum chemistry panel, and urinalysis. The authors write, “Medical differentials that should …