If you ever needed a big game hunting dog, the ideal choice would have been a Rottweiler. Its extreme athleticism, powerful structure, and high levels of energy are ideally suited for the sport.
Rottweilers have to be without fear and full of aggression while attempting to tackle much bigger animals during a hunt.
Sadly, the inherent aggression is still evident in today’s Rottweiler. When they are brought into our homes, the aggression can pose huge problems.
It has to be tackled as soon as it occurs; however, some Rottweilers might still persist with aggression in spite of being exposed to socialization, conditioning, and training.
Begin As Soon As Symptoms Are Noticed
The ideal method to get over aggressive Rottweiler behavior, before it becomes a chronic issue for everyone in your home, is to begin socializing and training the Rottweiler when it’s still a puppy. Make it a point to begin training your Rottweiler puppy consistently as per its age as soon as it enters the home.
Develop Into The Alpha Leader
You often see aggressive Rottweiler behavior develop because it does not see anyone capable of being the alpha leader and so decides to become one itself. When the Rottweiler enters your home, your entire family is its pack, and logically you must be the alpha leader.
Because the inherent nature is to hunt in a pack, their relationship with the others is built around it. In the jungle where might is right, a strong leader has to be in charge of the pack leading in guiding its members.
Rottweiler is a creation will see you as a subordinate, if you cannot develop yourself into the alpha leader. It will use different means to assert its superiority, and this is where the aggressive nature of a Rottweiler stems from.
Nevertheless, if you manage to assert superiority over the dog when it’s still a puppy, it will obey your commands.
Follow A Persistent Training Schedule
Now that you have developed into the appropriate alpha leader, removing aggressive behavior in a Rottweiler becomes easier with an appropriate and consistent training schedule.
The breed is very sharp and will try its best to keep you happy. That is why it is important that you become the pack leader, so that the inclined to be trained more easily and will volunteer into two obey your commands.
Begin Socialization Early
Socializing your blog is the next important step you have to take in order to control its natural aggression.
You can begin by sending the puppy to a pre-training, socialization play center where a trained professional teaches that the two interact with human beings and other dogs.
Socialization groups such as these always work, as they allow your Rottweiler to mingle with strangers and other dogs under supervision.
The more you expose your puppy to different setups where it can mingle with strangers and many other dogs, it will tend to be less aggressive.
There could be circumstances where a Rottweiler puppy cannot change its inherent aggressive nature due to deep-rooted triggers that may have built up over time. The only way it to make it get over the problem is to remove the trigger and then make the dog feel at ease whenever it is introduced back as stimuli under control circumstances.
Try and avoid any difficult and highly methodical training technique by yourself to try and correct such behavior. A professional is the ideal person to try and train the Rottweiler so that it can be re-inducted back into your family without the same trigger inducing aggression.
Be A Peacemaker
When a Rottweiler is confused about its position in the pack, it tends to get aggressive. They may be as scared and lost similar to other breeds. Though an aggressive Rottweiler might be a little more demonstrative, they are not averse to training and can be a well-behaved, useful, and contented member of your family.
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