What Causes Dog-to-Dog Aggression and How to Stop It

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Layne is an animal lover who grew up in a household full of rescued critters. She is a registered veterinary technician.

What Causes Dog-On-Dog Aggression?

Aggression towards other dogs can happen suddenly and for a variety of reasons. It can be extremely shocking to witness when it happens the first time, especially if this is out of character for your dog. In general, dogs that have been well-socialized avoid confrontation, and they communicate this via posturing and body language.