The Problem“My dog guards his food like it’s the Hope Diamond. How can I get him to chillout? The ProMichael Shikashio is a certified dog-behavior consultant and dog aggressionexpert in Noank, Connecticut. Why your Dog Does ItThis is called “resource guarding,” and it’s totally normal. It can get worse if yourtry to squash it by snatching away his kibble. After all, you’d be pretty peeved ifyour server kept grabbing your plate at a restaurant. How to Fix ItDogs are naturally inclined to protect their food—that instinct serves them well inthe wild—but they......