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Breaking Up a Dog Fight Podcast by AVMA

Dogs, for the most part, are good at getting along and avoiding confrontation. But occasionally, as with people, fights can break out between them. Whether they’re meeting for the first time or long-time companions, dogs can frighten, threaten, or just rub one another the wrong way, leading to an escalation of aggression and violence. In this podcast, board-certified veterinary behaviorist Dr. Bonnie Beaver, a professor at Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine and past president of the AVMA, talks about dog fights: Why they happen, how to safely break them up, and how to avoid them in the first place.

Listen to the podcast.