pitbullmamaliz wrote:When do we get a picture?
a-bull wrote:Have you read Paticia McConnell's "The Cautious Canine??" I'd send you my copy, but my cat peed on it last month. Check it out if you can---very helpful for "cautious canines."
mnp13 wrote:Put her food dish in the hallway she's afraid of, or make a 'trail' of food through different areas. She will see that good things happen everywhere.
For the shyness, I'd let her come around.
Can you spin her on leash to get her to follow you? I used to do this with horses. You make a few circles and then suddenly go straight. Does she know heel?
Purple wrote:A suggestion had when we got Dexter....let them get to know a little of the house at a time, like maybe just one or two rooms at a time. It will happen Lys, it took Dex nine months.....
Malli wrote:what about some training for confidence??
SisMorphine wrote:She will not take treats from my hand just yet, but if I put one on the floor she will eat it. So maybe I'll do a little Hansel and Grettle routine and lure her places.
The good news is she FINALLY has relaxed. She is asleep at my feet on a blanket, just a foot away from Wally. I think she already has a crush on him
SisMorphine wrote:Purple wrote:A suggestion had when we got Dexter....let them get to know a little of the house at a time, like maybe just one or two rooms at a time. It will happen Lys, it took Dex nine months.....
9 months?! How may rooms do you have in your house?
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