Misconceptions of Dog-to-Dog Interactions

May 24, 2017

Marissa Martino, CTC, CPDTA-KA, behavior manager for Dumb Friends League in Denver, Colorado, and Andrew Mathias, CBCC-KA, canine care specialist for Multnomah County Animal Services in Troutdale, Oregon, talk about some of the misconceptions dog owners have about dog-to-dog interaction.

Marissa Martino, CTC, CPDTA-KA, behavior manager for Dumb Friends League in Denver, Colorado, and Andrew Mathias, CBCC-KA, canine care specialist for Multnomah County Animal Services in Troutdale, Oregon, talk about some of the misconceptions dog owners and veterinarians have about dog-to-dog interactions.

Dog owners think that all dogs get along relatively well the first time they meet and that all dogs love going to dog parks and interacting with other dogs, when that is not the case for many dogs.