How Do I Stop Resource Guarding Between Dogs?

In the Office Hours, I answer members' pet training and behavior questions in live sessions, which are recorded and shown here. Please log in or sign up for a Student or Pro membership to see the video.

Dog training and care questions in this video: 

  • Hi Grisha, Can you help me select the best harness for my 9 lb poodle - she's very reactive to other dogs and squirrels!. I have been training with the sense-ation, front attach harness.
    I have read, in your 2.0 book, that the perfect fit and balance are good. I don't think I am comfortable using the front and back attachments. Do you have a video that may help me use this type of harness.
  • I am not sure how to teach my dog not to guard things from other dogs. (not an issue with people) She guards her food, water, bones, toys (esp. squeaky). I don't bring her to my friend's apartment anymore because she guards things in their house from their dog. I manage the situation by keeping her separate from other dogs whenever these things are around, but I'm dying to work on it with her.
  • I also talked about:
    • Body language with a toy (chase/play and resource guarding between dogs) - play by play [I apologize for the funky sound on the second clip]
    • BATting myself for grief

Links I referred to in this session (or could have):

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