What types of activities among children will actually increase aggression in dogs?

Running from dog Your question recognizes the fact that some behaviors in children may actually increase aggression in dogs at inappropriate times. A dog may become aggressive or feel threatened when a child:

  • Runs from a dog.
  • Tries to hug the dog, especially around the neck.
  • Stares at the dog.
  • Plays rough or pretends to fight with the dog.
  • Teases the dog.
  • Yells or throws things at the dog.