A dog's temperament refers to his:
Dogs are born with natural energy levels which range from low and medium to high and high-high. They are also born with leanings towards dominance and submission. But they are not born with issues.
Humans tend to inadvertently create undesirundesired states of mind and behaviors in dogs. This is often the result of ill timed affection plus not meeting the dog's needs for exercise and structure.
The Houston Dog Whisperer groups Temperament iinintinto three categories : (1) Desired. (2) Needs Work, and (3) Red Zone.
We start each session by assessing the dog's temperament. This gives us important information on how to best move forward to achieve calm obedient peace.
With dominant dogs, a leader must first earn respect; with fearful dogs, trust.