April 1, 2014 5:40 PM

Patty Khuly on pets: Get help for ‘resource guarding’ dog

Q: Our dog Rolf is a Boxer mix who loves his toys so much he’s liable to bite anyone who comes near him whenever he’s got one. What’s worse is that he doesn’t even seem to enjoy his toys. All he does is guard them. What does this mean, and why does he do it? What should we do about it?

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