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By De De Young Trainer, K-9 Kampus

A scared or shy dog will be the first to get defensive. Never push them into biting. You are not going to help them by coddling. This ensures the dog something is wrong. Help your dog to face his fear. Separating him from the situation just prolongs it.

Facing his fears will make them go away. Being a strong leader for your dog will let him know “I will help you, I got this”. Avoiding or walking around the situation will not help him. Face the fear head on with your dog and let him draw his courage from you.

This will take away whatever fear he may have.


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