How To Deal With A Dog That'S Afraid Of A Child (Dog

Dogs and kids make a great combination under the right circumstances. When a dog is afraid of children, it's not always safe to bring them together. There are two major reasons why dogs may develop a fear of children. If your dog is among them, there are ways to address its fears :max_bytes(150000):strip_icc()/dog-with-child-683783207-5c41f947c9e77c00012d34b7. jpg) It's unlikely that a dog will go through its entire life without ever meeting a child. Puppies got through a peak socialization period around 8 to 12 weeks of age.

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Working on socialization now may save you time and effort later on. Never leave your dog with children. Prematurely leaving them alone to play puts both the dog and children in a bad position. Don't put your dog in a position where it feels forced to defend itself. Desensitization is the process of gradually increasing your dog's interactions with children and adults. A fearful dog can become aggressive. It is important to handle desensitisation carefully. Find a veterinary behaviorist or a dog trainer with experience in dealing with fearful dogs who uses only positive reinforcement. If you suspect your pet is sick, call your vet immediately. Always consult your pet's doctor, as they have examined your pet, know the pet's health history, and can make the best recommendations for your pet. Be patient with your dog. . . and be patient with her. . . .

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