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My dog is growling and seems scared of me. He has never done this before and it has just begun in the last few days
Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Dog Training
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He runs past me as quickly as he can and when I try to pet and love him he starts to growl. He is trying to ignore me, it's almost like he is fearing me. When my daughter is around he'll run and go be right next to her
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Hello and welcome. My name is ***** ***** I have been in the dog field for 25 years. I am a Therapy Dog & AKC Evaluator/trainer/ as well as an assistance/service dog trainer, specializing in behavior. It will be my pleasure to help you today.

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