Category: Dog aggression

Is breed an important risk factor for aggression in dogs?


I was invited to do a short article for ‘The Conversation’ about my recent research on risk factors for aggression in dogs. The article highlights the relatively small amount that breed contributes to aggression risk, and the implications for breed specific legislation. It’s available here:

https://theconversation.com/dog-aggression-has-little-to-do-with-breed-so-test-the-owners