Food Aggression

When bringing a new dog into the house, there are many things that need to be tested for.  One of those is the tendency towards food aggression, a major cause of fights within a pack.  When introducing a new dog into The Herd, we always crate feed for a while to test the temperament of a dog about eating among its peers.  Some dogs graduate quickly to eating out with the rest of The Herd and others may take a long time to be trusted with open food.

Don't I look all tense and insecure?

No? Ok, so maybe I just like breakfast in bed.

We are thinking Frankie is passing this test with flying colors.


  1. Sagira on October 29, 2011 at 7:59 pm

    Good job Frankie!

  2. houndstooth on October 27, 2011 at 12:38 am

    Frankie, are you sure you’re not part Greyhound? They’re all about breakfast in bed!

  3. Khyra on October 26, 2011 at 8:22 pm

    Way to go Frankie –

    Keep ’em guessing what all woo REALLY have going on in that Siberian head 😉


  4. NCMountainwoman on October 26, 2011 at 8:06 pm

    Looks like a pretty mellow fellow to me.

  5. KB on October 26, 2011 at 7:14 pm

    Very smart… I can only imagine what would happen if 6 Sibes broke out in a food argument. Oh my.

  6. The Ao4 on October 26, 2011 at 6:17 pm

    Go Frankie!!!

  7. Huffle Mawson on October 26, 2011 at 5:44 pm

    I’ve never seen such tension! Not.

  8. siku marie on October 26, 2011 at 5:29 pm

    Frankie is adjusting so well it is almost as though he has a coach from above!

  9. brooke & darwin on October 26, 2011 at 3:33 pm

    Who doesn’t enjoy breakfast in bed?! 🙂

  10. Ryker on October 26, 2011 at 3:29 pm

    Nice going Frankie! Your gonna fit right in!

  11. The OP Pack on October 26, 2011 at 11:33 am

    Great job, Frankie. We think we might like breakfast I. Bed too.

    Woos ~ Phantom, Thunder, Ciara, and Lightning

  12. Terri Jacobson on October 26, 2011 at 11:27 am

    That boy looks like he is home.

  13. Kari on October 26, 2011 at 10:47 am

    Looks like it to us!

    Stop on by for a visit

  14. Kari on October 26, 2011 at 10:37 am

    Oh that is awesome he did so good, breakfast in bed – heheheh.

    Sigh…4 years later and Fred still eats in his crate. He has BAD food agression with other dogs (not humans). Ever since feeding him in the crate he hasnt fought over food or growled since then. I suppose its a small price to pay for HUGE crate that has to always be up. I do hope ONE DAY we can take it down 🙂

  15. Andrea on October 26, 2011 at 10:17 am

    Good boy Frankie!!
    P.S. If Echo should whisper in your ear something about pulling tails and running….please ignore.

  16. The Fiesty Three on October 26, 2011 at 9:25 am

    Hope it continues to go well!!

    Woofs and Kisses!
    The Fiesty Three

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