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Is Bear neutered?
I understand. And is he the only pet in the household?
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Have you had him since he was a puppy?
Thank you for this information. It's quite a difficult situation to be honest, as there might be a few factors contributing to this behaviour change. I am not sure castration would help much (will definitely take the testosterone away and make him a bit calmer, but if he's beginning to show signs of aggression, that would need a behaviourist work-up). There could also be a competition between all the pets in the household, and him starting to take the "alpha role"...
My best recommendation would definitely be gradual desensitising based on positive reinforcement. And the best one to guide you throughout this process would be a behaviourist.
Your local vet should be able to recommend you a few contacts.
Something else that we could try, if you don't plan to neuter him, would be a Superlorin Implant (which achieves temporary castration) to see if that helps with his behaviour. You should be able to get that done at your local vet as well.
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