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Training Shy Dogs

Scaredy cat? What about scaredy dog? Some pets may be a little sensitive or shy around new people. Learn how to make your pooch more comfortable and trusting. While dogs are generally thought to...

Shy Dogs: Training and Socializing

Guest Post: Elliot Harvey's Natural Health Column: A name is important in establishing communications with the dog. It also helps her to feel like a valued member of the family. Use her name frequently until she learns it. Positive training and exposure is the real key to building a relationship and developing a bond of trust with a dog. Punishment during the early development stages can adversely impact on building self-esteem and learning to trust.