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Doggie diet may affect aggressiveness

Posted at 9:00 PM, Jan 21, 2019
Aggressive dog
What if a simple change in diet could make an aggressive dog calm and loving again?

OREGON – A simple change in your dog’s diet could make a big difference in its behavior. That is what researchers at Oregon State University believe.

In a first-of-its-kind study, scientists studied the microorganisms found in the gastrointestinal tracts of two dozen dogs, some aggressive, some not.

The study revealed dogs deemed aggressive actually have different kinds of microorganisms in their guts versus non-aggressive dogs.

Scientists say more research needs to be done on this topic but if researchers find a way to alter those microorganisms, it would make a big difference in your dog’s physical, emotional, and behavioral issues.