ogs may attack while eating due to food resource guarding. They feel the need to protect their meal from perceived threats.
Fear or anxiety can trigger aggression in dogs. Mealtime stressors or past traumas can lead to this behavior.
Undiagnosed medical problems, such as dental pain or gastrointestinal issues, can make dogs irritable during meals.
Some dogs become territorial while eating, perceiving anyone approaching as an intruder.
In multi-pet households, dogs may compete for resources, including food, leading to mealtime conflicts.
A lack of proper training can contribute to mealtime aggression. Dogs need to learn mealtime etiquette.
Overexcited dogs may not tolerate interruptions during meals and can react aggressively.
Dogs with a history of past traumatic experiences may exhibit aggression during mealtime.