r/reactivedogs

120k members
r/reactivedogs is a subreddit with 120k members discussing topics like Reactive Dog and Training. Its distinguishing qualities are that the community is huge in size, and has high activity.
We are a community for people that own reactive dogs! We support the LIMA (Least Intrusive, Minimally Aversive) approach to dog training. The tips and advice here cannot replace a qualified certified trainer or veterinary behaviorist - if you are struggling please consider these resources for your dog. Everyone is welcome. A reactive dog is not required to join, but please keep discussions and posts focused on dog reactivity.

Popular Topics in r/reactivedogs

#1

Reactive Dog

: "My Reactive Dog got back to the shelter today. Absolutely heartbroken and angry"
69 posts
#2

Training

: "Yanking on the collar, putting a collar higher, being the “alpha”: these are all bad Training methods, right?"
32 posts
#3

Aggression

: "Our vizsla was attacked"
16 posts
#4

Dog

: "Soooo glad I left my Dog's muzzle on at the vet."
15 posts
#5

Dog Behavior

: "We Finally Went to a Veterinary Behaviorist, Here's How it Went"
12 posts
#6

Anxiety

: "If youre thinking about putting your overly anxious/fear reactive dog on Meds, do it"
9 posts
#7

Medication

: "If youre thinking about putting your overly anxious/fear reactive dog on Meds, do it"
9 posts
#8

Progress

: "My boy made Progress today! "
8 posts
#9

Reactive Dogs

: "We Finally Went to a Veterinary Behaviorist, Here's How it Went"
7 posts
#10

Biting

: "My dog was bit while I was away "
7 posts

Popular Themes in r/reactivedogs

#1
Pain & Anger
: "Someone threatened to kill my dog today. A lot."
47 posts
#2
Advice Requests
: "When is it okay to put your wellbeing above your dogs?"
13 posts
#3
Solution Requests
: "Anyone’s dog reactive to a specific breed?"
6 posts

Member Growth in r/reactivedogs

Daily
+135 members(0.1%)
Monthly
+2k members(1.3%)
Yearly
+23k members(23.5%)

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