Food guarding is one of the most universally assessed aggression issues in shelters, but the good news is that it's highly modifiable.
In fact, ASPCA research found that the vast majority of dogs who guard their food bowls during an assessment can be helped through a combination of free feeding and post-adoption support.
Read the Research
Research by the ASPCA shows why and how the behavior of dogs who display simple food guarding can be modified – and modification means more lives can be saved.
Learn the Process
Hear about the findings of a national survey on how shelters approach food guarding in this free, recorded webinar.
Download this SAFER behavior modification worksheet for dogs with food guarding issues.
Watch it Work
Watch videos showing how the food-guarding behavior of two dogs was addressed.