Timid and Fearful Dogs

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How can I train a timid or feaful dog?

Timid and Fearful Dogs

A fearful dog tends to respond by fighting or fleeing. If you're attempting to train a timid dog, the most important thing to do is build up her self-confidence. Train her how to behave properly by teaching her basic commands. As she learns what behavior is expected of her, she will become more self-assured. You can also begin socializing her to a variety of situations so that she is accustomed to it. You should always introduce her to new things slowly and never be forceful about it. If meeting new people frightens her, for instance, give her time to come around. Expect an adjustment period before you to see results.

   

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