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Why do poodles get aggressive?

Socialization and Anxiety
However, without proper socialization, poodles may become fearful and anxious. This fear can lead to aggression and fear biting, and poses a danger to owners and other animals. Toy and miniature poodles are especially susceptible to fear-based aggression.

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People also ask, why are poodles so aggressive?

There are many reasons why dogs can become aggressive. Some dogs have a greater tendency to assert their dominance over their territory, other dogs, and people. Male dogs are usually more aggressive than female dogs. Any dog, even small poodles, can cause serious injury with their teeth and powerful jaws.

Likewise, why do poodles bite so much? An aggressive, biting dog is a nuisance at best and a danger at worst. Poodles are not generally considered aggressive dogs but may behave aggressively due to poor training or personality problems. With that said, most poodles will be aggressive because they either think they are dominant or they are afraid.

Herein, are poodles aggressive dogs?

Most Standard Poodles make great watchdogs and some even have mild (and sensible) protective instincts, but this is not an aggressive breed. With other dogs and cats, Standard Poodles are usually peaceful and accepting. However, this breed is by no means perfect or low-maintenance.

Why is my poodle so mean?

Poodles have a very keen sense of instinctual behavior. What does this mean to owners? One must know that the Poodle breed was trained for many generations to be hunting dogs (water dogs specifically) and this causes the Poodle to have marking behavior and hunting drives that are stronger than some other breeds.

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