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Tips for interpreting signs of aggression in dogs Owner Factsheet

Occasionally dogs will become fractious during handling. Proper restraint of your dog is crucial to avoid injury when handling dogs. Wear protective clothing such as sturdy shoes. Minimising dogs' exposure to sudden changes in the environment and acclimatising them slowly to changes is important. Always have an exit strategy when working with dogs; occasionally, dogs will not tolerate handling and should be placed in a secure environment until they adjust to a new situation and calm down.

How can I avoid injury?

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Tips for handling dogs

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